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2002 Audi A4 3.0L windows/alarm VIN: WAULT68EX2
calling you audi techs i have this a4 3.0 here alarm goes off for no reason. power windows in-op. multiply code in all systems for the j393 mod "con mod" i have no communication with it so i cannot pull mod code out for the replacement dealer has in-stock part...
1984 BMW 325e 2.7L Starting VIN: WBAAB6406E
is there a way to re-set the sucurity system on this car?.this car has been sitting for the last 4 years i finaly decided to fire it up and it starts and dies, and i dont have the security code.
1994 BMW 325is 2.5L Fuel/engine management VIN: WBABF3325R
Working on a 1994 BMW 325I. It came in on a wrecker covered in ice as a crank, no start. It was flooded with fuel, has spark and plugs extremely worn. I have performed the tests as shown. Compression came up after oiling the cylinders. I also discovered the TP...
1994 BMW 530i 3.0L 4th-5th shift VIN: WBAHE2319R
Hello BMW Techs, We have a very unique situation BMW 530I 1994 Problem 5HP-18 trans Transmission shifting in and out of 5th gear at 1/4 throttle position only. You can only duplicate this when you drive the car at 1/4 throttle, this problem will only happen ...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM5344Y
I got these codes for emmissions. The p1188 and p1189 I think are for a torn airboot and I think thats why my long term fuel trims are high. The cam sensor is open. The only code I can't figure out is the p1250. I can't find a definition for the code anyway, n... Trouble codes: P1250, P1188, P1189, P1397
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L delayed starting VIN: SAJHX174TC
help jag techs. this xj6 has a normal crank but delayed start. we have a quick injector signal followed by none than when the signal returnes the car starts, same for the signal to the coils. we have tested the synchronization of the cam and crank sensors-subs...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNM22202
Stopped to put gas in car,locked doors to go in and pay. Got back in,and engine would turn over but not run. We have checked for igniton fire and injector pulse.Do not have eighter one. The fuel pump is runningand we have pressure.Have another key ordered.The ... Trouble codes: N0NE
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: IMBZ128N87
HI TO ALL MBZ TECHS, I have a recurring problm with this e320, keeps stalling and takes about a minute of cranking and finally starts and codes 6 and 17 keep coming back. Have researched the archives and replaced overvoltage relay w/new but no luck. One symtom... Trouble codes: 6 (idle speed control), 17 (can communication)
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Engine VIN: 4JGAB54E8W
Hi all, Have a siuation and need some help here. I have this SUV and the oil fill cap has 1/2 inch of milky slugg like grease and a few droplets of coolant. Crank case oil is normal in color and level. Engine seem to be running fine with no check engine light....
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L air ride control inop VIN: WDBNG75J6Y
Hey boy ( and gals), this problem is a strange one for us. Vehicle came in with the front end on the floor. Customer said that while driving the vehicle, the message board lit up with a display of: 'air suspension problem, stop vehicle'. After this message the...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L monitors VIN: 4JGAB75E82
Customer has been driving for 2 weeks, catalyst monitor & O2 monitors will not set to ready. I ran Mercedes drive cycle test 4 times with same results( try that on I80, in the middle of the day, with truck weight-in lane within 5 miles) Engine temp was barely ...
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L low power VIN: WPOAB299X2
I am trying to gain access to the bank 1-3 knock sensor. Alldata and Shopkey are of little help. I have the alternator out and I think I see it behind the water outlet, I might try to remove the water outlet and see if that gains access. Anyone changed one bef... Trouble codes: P0327
2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: WVW1ERDIES
Hello and thanks in advance for any replies.This grease burner failed the state opacity test.Readings were 99% on all modes.We found egr and intake extremly gummed up and cleaned it out then set start of injection to 50 -60%.runs well but will not pass state o...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air suspension VIN: WAIYD64B02
Problem has been resolved, made some test lines from Mercedes hard vacuum lines and isolated all air bags, rears leaked down overnight, independent of valve block, replaced both rear air bags, held overnight with system hooked up.
1996 BMW 318i 1.9L Surge VIN: WDBBH7324T
Thanx for all the replies!! Went thru all of them before the problem was found to be the mismatch of one of the tires. Apparently the bigger tire was causing the ABS rpm signal to confuse the DME into openning the idle valve. So much for german engineering!!! ...
2000 BMW Z3 M Roadster 3.2L Monitors won't set VIN: WBSCM9346Y
This vehicle is fixed. It was returned to the dealer for a updated computer re flash. I think I replied to each responder with a thank you email.I want to say a special thank you Michael of California for faxing me the factory drive cycle. I feel the dealer sh...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Transmission VIN: WDBDA28D0P
Thank youn for all the replys. We found the problem, the builder overlookek the problem. The B1 valve was stuck.
2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Battery VIN: WDBHA29G9Y
thanks to joel,brettand frank who were right on the money with this one! because of you fine gentlemen i was able to pin piont the problem very quickly! I unpuged the dome light assembly and my draw droped down to .030, .035! ordered part and customer is happy...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29MX1
thanks to all who replied replaced maf cleared codes,cleaned throttle body and viola it was fixed :) Trouble codes: P1297 (turbo throttle valve pressure), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P1128 (long term fuel), P1568 (idlespeed control), P1579 (throttle valve control module j338 adaptation not started).
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L 3-4 Shift VIN: 3VWCB21C71
Well this beast was not fixed. This was a used car dealership and they decided not to put any money into and just rerun at auction... Someone else will deal with it I guess. Replies were as follows... I've heard two fixes, a software update (reflash) and r...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L wouldn't adapt new keys
The vehicle in question came in this afternoon. I finally dapted all the keys with David [...]'s trick. You must have experienced the same problem before. What I did was inserting all the keys right after 5052 says that 'the key in the ignition is adapted' ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSP69M51
well it seems to be fixed.the very poor idle seemed to be throwing the timing chart off.I went in and adjusted the injection amount untill it smoothed out and was able to set timing.I BOUGHT A VAG_COM!!!When it comes to working on the tdi you are blind without... Trouble codes: P1248.
2000 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L transfer case/ angle gear VIN: YV1LV60D6Y
I want to thank all you gentlemen for the replies. I ended up getting an email by a man named Paul Smith, He has a damaged angle gear in N. carolina at his Volvo shop and offered to send me the case I needed. Wow, what a relief that was to be able to get help ...
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