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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...
2002 Audi A4 3.0L alarm VIN: WAULT68EX2
hay audi tecks same audi as last post car came in with no window operations or dome light and alarm going off for no reason door open or closed locked or unlocked doesn't matter replaced conv mod well all windows now work and dome light but alarm still going o...
1996 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBG932XT
this car came to me from another shop.. history on car as follows. the catalytic convertor was replaced 2 months ago with a factory catalytic convertor, and both oxygen sensors ( pre cat.)the check engine light is on with codes 227 and 228 fuel trim at limit..... Trouble codes: 227 (fuel trim control at limit), 228 (fuel trim control at limitat limit)
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L blower VIN: WBADD6327V
I have a bimmer with a blower problem, I have looked at the archives for any help and they are all talking about the final stage going bad, we have replaced the final stage and still no operation. The alldata and the its information is no help on the pin locat...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBADD6327W
Customer called with a dead battery issue. Took the jump box and a coworker to get the car. Put the box on it and tried to start it. It spun over / hit and shut down. Coworker works the throttle with a light touch. Car idles so we head back about 2 miles to th... Trouble codes: P0101
1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L air bag light on VIN: 4USCH7332W
just trying to find out if light can be cleared with out the use of factory scann tool. i set a code when trying to locate sqeek in steering column.
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L blower motor VIN: WBAFA51061
Hi guys looking for some wiring diagrams for this x5 on the blower motor stays on all the time and i dont{ have a wiring diagram please help thanks
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L instrument cluster VIN: WBAE65735D
Hi, all members: I got a 2002 BMW E65 745i with instrument cluster utterly inoperative(background lighting,pointers,displays..) after 2-3 hours parking. After started the engine and ran for 5 minutes the instrument cluster became functioning again. I have r...
1978 Fiat 124 Spider 1.8L Timing Belt Marks VIN: 124CS10129
I'm looking for the timing belt lineup marks and distributor setup with firing order. My fax # is [...]. I be back in the shop at 0630am-600pm (pst)if someone wanted to fax me. I have to be here to accept faxes. Thank you for reading my request:)
2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L abs/bas/esp VIN: WDBJF703J3
ABS/ESP Lights were on when this customer come in the first time. Using IScan we found Codes C1000, C1141. We cleared the codes and lights went off. After three days lights came back, Codes C1000, C1141. We checked powers and grounds to the control unit everyt...
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...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, LOW POWER VIN: 3VWSP69M43
Just wondering if anyone had run into this code and problem before. When ever it is cold the car has low power almost like the turbo is not kicking in. When warm the car has lots of power. I did a quick ohm check on the wastegate solenoid and it was within spe... Trouble codes: P0299 (waste gate solenoid)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Trans fluid VIN: 3VWSF71K56
We have this 06 Jetta that came in with stripped oil plug in trans pan. Someone tried to check, or fill the fluid, and stripped it out. Question is - how in the world does one put fluid up that tiny hole- I assume it is the typical Audi/VW "Enema" type trans ...
1994 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JW8616R
Car intermittenly looses power, and some times quits. I have tested mass air flow ouput on terminal 3 and found voltage to be 1.4 volts KOEO, and 2.4 volts at idle, and up to 4.0 volts during loaded acceleration. I have tested the wire between the LH-Jetronic ... Trouble codes: 144
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Cuts out VIN: YV1TS90D2Y
This car after it has been running for 20 minutes or longer will as your slowing to a stop intermitantly die. It immediatly restarts everytime. I have monitored different sensors with vadis (I don't have a laptop for vida yet). I can't seem to detect what sens...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD28D2X
Thank you all for your help, it was just an issue of resetting the ECM. When the battery went dead, the computer lost all of its information. When I went in and reprogrammed the ECM, the car ran like a clock. Trouble codes: 1545 (TPS circuit already had throttle body replaced with updated part).
1994 BMW 325is 2.5L Fuel/engine management VIN: WBABF3325R
Thanks to everyone who replied including: Erik from Texas Michael from California Dan from Michigan Nicolas from Hawaii Mark from British Columbia Preston from Connecticut Bernie from Illinois Dang from Virginia Eric from California David f...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L fuel smell VIN: WBAGF8323U
I followed the advice of Henry from N. Carolina and Paul from California and replaced the 2 fuel hoses (feed and return) that feed the fuel rail at the engine - They did not show any signs of leaking but are covered with a braided mesh covering that can hide a...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8344Y
well, so far so good- we cleaned the thermostat connection and replaced the mass air flow meter and we have driven over 100 miles with no issues- thanks to all for the help!
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L delayed starting VIN: SAJHX174TC
well, this one is fixed- even though we did not see any issues at the ecm connectors we cleaned them with contact oil and all is well- thanks to all that helped, greg and crew
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L coolant VIN: SAUM2252A3
Well, we are 3 weeks from repair and the overflow bottle is virtually clean still. Small amount of residual are collecting, but very slight and no where near the amount before. I do believe we are fixed. The car is coming back in 1000 miles for a routine servi...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L Tachometer VIN: WDBCB20C3F
Hi and thanks for all the help, it turned out to be missing the pin module in the test socket to jump the crank sensor to the tach. Thanks again George
1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Hesitation, Cuts out
Thank you everybody with your suggestions,I will post my findings
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN47J12
Hey everyone, I started with the thermostat because I knew this was the problem with the P0128. I sent the customer off and let all the readiness monitors reset. She returned the other day with the emmisions test results and all was good. I was not aware that ... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evaporative Emissions System Leak Detected very small leak), P0128 (Coolant Themostat Coolant Temp Below Thermostat Regulating Temperature).
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L low power VIN: WPOAB299X2
This one is out the door. Removing the coolant elbow behind the alternator was the ticket. The 1-3 knock sensor is accessable behind them. I found that rodents had eaten the wires right off the sensor. Wire repair was easy. Hard part was getting the elbow out ... Trouble codes: P0327.
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: YV1LZ56DXY
I hoped the customer would have returned by now to solve this problem.Thanks for your replies.I didn't get a chance to install factory plugs or retest the coils under load.I still think the problem is in the Traction control system'seeing' a slip and making a ... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire 3 cylinder).
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29511
hey all,thanks for all the great ideas we scored a touch down.we had the hardest time getting the fuel trim to reset.the fuel regulator did fix the problem.but the car had been running so bad for so long it didn't know it was fixed.we tried disconnecting the b... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire 1), P0302 (misfire 2), P0303 (misfire 3), P0304 (misfire 3).
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