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2002 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B62
need some help diagnosing these codes. alldata and snapon scanner not much help in this area. -oil level and condition appear to be ok. -lab scope pattern on bank 1 exhaust cam sensor matches pattern of bank 2 exhaust cam sensor. -did not see any oil leaking... Trouble codes: P0015 (advanced camshaft adjustment exhaust bank 1. specification not achieved), P3304 (cam position sensor bank 1 exhaust / crank position sensor incorrect phasing)
2002 Audi A6 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WAUJT64B5N
This car has a surge at light throttle when cold - feels very much like an ignition misfire but it's not - we have replaced plugs and checked ignition system and it is ok - At an idle and out of gear the rpm's will excelerate normally and be nice and smooth - ...
1992 BMW 318is 1.8L battery draw VIN: WBABE5312N
i have disconnected alt,pulled fuses,relays,cked interior lights.disconnected feed to fuse block still has draw.is there a proceedure to ck draw to power down modules?any help would be appreciated.thanks in advance.
1995 BMW 540i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAHE532XS
hello fellow techs this beemer came in with an engine misfire and we have tried to come up with something that would allow us some help ,first the fuel pressure is 44 psi, the exhaust is not plugged as we first thought , the whole right bank is dead as far as ... Trouble codes: 1222 (o2 sensor circut)
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGX27KXV
have this 97 jag xk8 that came in for a coolant leak, leak was from heater hose under intake, so we r&r intake replace hosses and start car. Tech left plug off of egr, so we hooked it up, cleared codes and road tested, Problem we have is car wont stay runing, ...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L traction control? VIN: SAJHX1246W
Thank You in advance Jaguar Techs; We have a Jaguar in our shop that has an extremely intermittent problem. One of my techs drove the vehicle from its parking spot in the lot to the shop and he noted the vehicle would not move. The best he could describe the s...
1993 Volkswagen EuroVan GL 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WV2KC0708P
This van has been a real challenge for me. Customer said he ran out of gas on the freeway. The gas gage does not work, he put more gas but didn't start, he tried so many times to start it that he fried the starter. Took it to a shop where they replaced the sta...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WVWAA232BO
this passat came in with a complaint of an ignition miss, scan tested and found a random misfire as well as a #3#4 misfire, i swapped those 2 coils hoping the misfire would move, it didn't, replaced spark plugs, still has the miss, this car is a turbo, there i... Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire), 16687, 16688 (cylinder 4 misfire)
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63BX1
Car came into shop and lack of power and check engine light(do not know what the code was at this time) Put a mass air flow on and upsteam o2 Car was running good for about two weeks came back in with check engine light and all this codes and more found that m... Trouble codes: 16684 (Ramdom misfire), 16685 (1 misfire), 16686 (2 misfire), 17705 (Pressure loss at conettion before charger), 17972 (Thr. valve before base), 17976 (Thr valve)
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Brake system VIN: 3VWBK21C01
Hi everyone, This 2001 VW came in our shop with the right rear caliper stuck on, we replaced the 2 rear calipers and bleed all 4 brakes with the procedure that Alldata list. We did use the VAG-COM to actavate the ABS system. Road tested the car tried 10 abs st...
1986 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1FX8850G
This car came in with a rough idle concern. I have checked the somewhat limited info in Alldata and have followed the test prodecure to determine that the MAF, throttle switches, coolant temp sensor, ECU grounds, fuel injection relay all are within the specs l...
2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Chassis Vibration VIN: YV1SW53D51
Greetings! This Volvo V70T5 has a pretty serious vibraion when the engine is under torque. I can duplicate the vibration in all 5 gears and at any speed I drove from 20mph up to 60mph. The whole vehicle will vibrate with the sensation feeling like it is coming...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L service reminde VIN: WAUDG74F55
Thank u all for your help. I went in channel 17 instrument cluster to adaptation then to channel 2 and there it was reset service lite I changed the 1 to a 0 and everything is set thank u all for your fast respones Mark
1973 BMW 2002 2.0L camshaft
Thank you for all the help I have recieved. I will be installing the 5 speed once I have completed the rebuild on the engine. My customer decided to keep the stock cam due to emision test problems in the past. The majority of the replies felt that a 284 cam wo...
1992 BMW 325is 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABF4314N
thanks to all who replied.turns out that most of you were right the eprom is inside the d.m.e. the problem is,if you open up the new one to install it,you void the warrenty on the new unit.after dealing with the dealer and the b.a.r. to find a resilotion to th... Trouble codes: 333 (faulty d.m.e.).
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB5439W
well thanks for all the replys dealer called me up and advised me that they needed to change the rf first which i approved for $450 then the nexted day they called and said the aam is bad and needs to be replaced also another $458 i said but you told me the da...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G1X
thanks for the help monitored mass air sensor while driving and it was indeed reading to low replaced and everything seems to be A ok now. Trouble codes: P0173.
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L blower VIN: WDBHA24G5Y
Thank you to all that replied. Sorry there is no fix for this car the customer did not wish to go into it any further.
2001 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA76F01
Hello and thanks to all that replied. After some inconclusive tests due to an intermittent problem we did replace the MAF sensors. THis has cured the backfiring and misfire codes. Still puzzled as to why a MAF would cause a misfire code without a fuel trim cod... Trouble codes: P0100.
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Brake booster VIN: YS3ED48E6Y
Thanks for all of the replys. Apparently it was a common problem with these cars. It did in fact turn out to be a bad brake vacuum pump. When we removed the master cylinder the booster was full of engine oil again. We replaced the booster and vacuum pump as we...
1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L air bag VIN: WVWCB515LK
I want to thank everyone who offered to help , esp. Dan in Petoskey and Dana [...] who both emailed me twice. The customer was going to Grand Rapids this week and I called the dealer there and they were sure they could talk to this controller. They called me ju...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81H8T
Wow - almost all of the help have told us to reset the capacitators for the ECU - we did that and the problem is gone - thanks for all of the help Brad
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Hesitation, Slow VIN: 3VWRP69M21
Whoooohoooo...it's fixed ! but what a nightmare. Well, here's the 'deal' Sparky. Another TDI arrived...( just in the nick of time. ) so I started it up and it ran strong. Got set up with VAG-COM and then the problems began. Vag-Com said 'NO COMM' with cont...
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