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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B7W
Thanks in advance for all who reply. I have this Audi in here that I just finished putting head gaskets on. I started it up and it is running fine with one exception, the check engine light is on. I tried using 3 different generic scanners and all same the sam...
2002 Audi A4 1.8L drivetrain VIN: WAULC68E32
this car has a vibration at about fourty mph and up only under a load fells like it has a bent rim but does not. if it starts shaking and u take your foot off the gas it goes away and if u get back in it it starts shaking again . there are no lights on any hel...
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBADN6343Y
Hello bmw techs. I have a 01/2000 528i that the aux rad fan does not work. I scanned sys. with launch and got a code 125 activation, fan control. I checked wiring and found that the main 50 amp fuse f75 behind the glove box was blown, replaced fuse but fan sti...
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L battery light VIN: WBADT43473
car came in with battery light on check charging system checked good 13.9 volts running but battery light on dash on found service bulliten for regulator in alternator replaced alternator and light still on checked for codes no codes, tryed new battery still l...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1245X
Customer came to me after replacing MAF on recommendation of another shop that used Autologic for diagnosis. CEL came on again with P1884 (CAN message) and pending codes: P0103, P0117, P1172, P1175. My information (RAVE disc) shows P1884 is a transmission CAN ... Trouble codes: P1884 (CAN message), P0103 (MAF high voltage), P0117 (ECT open or short to battery supply), P1172 (Bank 1 lean), P1175 (Bank 2 lean)
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Heat VIN: WDBBA48D1G
The problem I'm having with this Benz is the heat goes away when the RPM is raised, heat works fine at idle! I've noticed system is not switching air doors there stuck on defrost, but they will change to center vents on max cold only! Tested vacum diaphrams at...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L alarm VIN: WDBRF61W11
This 203 C240 will self trigger alarm siren some time after is locked. Time can be some minutes or hours. I tested with anti-thief inclination sensor disabled and problem will continue. This car does not have a alarm internal motion sensor (or, at least, does...
1994 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Vehicle in with complaint of missing at low rpm, stalling on decel. Modis initially had communication- indicated low battery voltage, all I saw before communication lost (never regained). Battery voltage immediately checked externally- within spec. Pulled blin... Trouble codes: 513 (engine speed signal), 553 (maf), 4411 (blink code inj. 1 B ckt)
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L not getting fuel VIN: 3VWAA8IE2W
car cranks good,has fuel pumping at pres. regulater.injetors seem to be pulsing with dvm hoohed up to them.5.43 volts at injector,has good spark with start and run fine with staring fluid spray.don't know what pres. is wating to get adapter for pes. tester,but...
1999 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2MH2701X
this ones kicking my a"" i have looked over this one real close and can find the problem. i have replaced the coil pack.injector.plugs wires fuel filter compleate tune and still have the problem on hard axcell some times it misfires and set the light pulling h... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Hesitation, Slow VIN: 3VWRP69M21
Hallo everyone. Have rebuilt this machine because it threw a belt. I/P reads = 3.5 btdc at idle of 920rpm with 34% correction on advance solenoid. Will not get closer...as retard pump, the % increases. Engine will not free rev' over 4300 rpm. There's no smoke...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L engine noise VIN: 3VWSA29M3Y
the vehicle has a definite noise when cold and goes away when it warms up. it sounds like piston slap. my question is has any one seen problems with 2.0 liter motors, or is there something else i am missing with this noise.we have not had any problems with the...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWDD61J61
Hello, This 2001 VW Golf GTI is kicking my butt………. This vehicle came in about 8 months ago with a check engine light on, had 8 codes P0300-P0304 misfire codes, also P1639, P0139, P1176. We did a tune up, replaced both oxygen sensors, installed new coil pack... Trouble codes: P1639 (Accelerato Position Sensor 1/2 G79/G158 Implausible Signal)
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L engine VIN: YV1LZ56D8Y
hello everyone, i have a volvo here that came in on the hook. first glance saw upper timing cover melted in two pieces because the timing belt walked off due to failed tensioner. now checking other posts i was sure that valve damage had occured. removed cylind...
2005 Volvo s40 2.4L Starting VIN: IDONTKNOWI
body shop towed in for no start car is hit in front. I spent time checking all data did not find a inertia switch so i jumped the fule pump directly it worked going backward from there I had no power going to the fuel pump moduel so up to the relay box under t...

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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L transmission in limp mode VIN: WBAGD8324R
This one is fixed. The fix was to replace the transmission. bmw warrantied their gearbox. It had 10k miles on it. The big mistake on our part was we should have driven this car at some point and then pulled the pan...spent way too much time checking the electr...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L hydraulics VIN: SALTY1246Y
Thanks for the help ,ended up rebleeding the brakes with the key on and that got the pedal back,have to agreenot the easiest system to bleed.Never found any calipers bad or guide pins plus the pads were all good not tapered.Appreciate all the replies.
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW16423
Thank you gentlemen for your incredibly detailed help in my situation. Telling me where the relay was and what all is hooked to. You also helped me a certain amount with theory and operation regarding the vehicle must be outside for it to command the fan on. T... Trouble codes: P1412 (Secondary AIR injection fault implausible), P1415 (Secondary AIR injection fault).
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Unknown VIN: WDBDA2803J
the airflow sensor boot inside the cis unit had a tear in it causing it to get false air and idle high according to mercedes this is not a servicable unit. due to the price of the unit we used rtv to fix crack. thanks for all the responses most people said che...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L head lights VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
Thanks for all the replies. when he comes back for the next round of bulbs i think Im going to try to disable the DRL and try a diffrent brand of bulb. I will also continue to moniter the alternator voltage to see if I can catch a spike.
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