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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, Sluggish VIN: WAUBB88D6V
WE just did a timing belt and updated the TEN and timing belt as REC. Now car came back in and has a bad Sluggish problem at bottem end. we have checked the timing marks everything is right on.there are no check engine light on. anyone have any ideas.
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L asc (abs/asc) VIN: WBADM6348Y
Dear Bmw Friends, this car has the ABS and ASC light on: We read the computers and there is NO fault in the ASC computer, but in the EGS (transmission control GM5). It tells us the code is (149) 95 CAN wheels speeds. * We are using the BMW-tool and it automa...
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22282
Assembled engine. Starts but runs like cra**$#. Timing marks are dead on( except on the rear head, the intake cam look like it is off half a tooth)Impossible I know - even with the adjustable pulley on the front. It has good compression, spark, plugs are good ... Trouble codes: P1775 (gearbox fault)
1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 2.8L Cuts out VIN: 1110251200
The problem with this vehicle is that after replacement of ignition points, they get contaminated and the car won't start. This was a problem with these older MB's and we used to put IKAR points(which I cannot find now) in to solve the problem. Usually it woul...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA32EXS
Car towed in from another shop as a no start. They got out the parts gun and threw a wiring harness,crank sensor, overvoltage proection relay and an HFM at it and then gave up. This car is CHERRY and has had A LOT of major work to it in the recent past. Head ... Trouble codes: 65 (L/5 Crankshaft position sensor magnet)
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L dorr locks and alarm VIN: WDBJF65JOY
customer came in with problem with the alarm system.. we pulled code 1435 short in ata sensor...symptom.. when you lock the car the alarm will go off by itself randomly..if you leave it unlocked the doors will lock by themselves and the alarm goes off...i cant...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 5.5L abs VIN: 4JGAB74E7Y
Customer says the left front wheel will lock-up at times, with out touching the brakes. The ABS, and ESP Light will come on. Hooked up the Launch scanner and found a code in the abs module P1320. There is no such code in the alldata info and when I called to s...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L trans O1M VIN: 3VWPA81H6W
Trans codes 00258/00260/00262/00266/00270 noting various valves electrical open/short. Ran pin out tests 6-12. Replaced valve body conductor strip. Same codes reoccur. Redid the pinout test and looked good 62 ohms and infinity where specified. I've done this j...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Oil Leak VIN: WVWPD63B5X
Greetings, Car came in with complaint of oil leak. Determined the front crankshaft seal is leaking. Oil was on the timing belt and even though the belt was replaced at 80K, we replaced timing belt, water pump, and cam and crank seals. Came back one week later ...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWPD63B12
Just got a call that the car was stuck at a gas station with all brakes locked up..is this possibly a bad booster assembly.. i know there is no air in the system.. havent got much info or repair data on these any help would be good..
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)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L after run coolant pump VIN: 3VWSE69M82
Hello every one I have an 02 vw jetta with a 1.8 turbo and Ijust need to know how long the 'after run coolant pump' should run after the vehicle is off.Thank you.
1964 Volvo 122 s 1800CC Stall
this volve 122s 1964 is in my garage at home , and i think my house is in danger of burning up . this is from one of my regular MB customer , he bought the car new !!. the front carburator keeps overflowing , the plastic float looks fine , and it looks like th...
1990 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YV1FA8843L
Hello everyone, I got a really wierd one here for ya. Intermittent no start, runs really bad when it cranks. If you hook up a battery charger, it runs ok. Its got low power contribution from cyl #3 due to piston ring wear. The alternator puts out 13.3 volts, a...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L windows/alarm VIN: WAULT68EX2
well the fixs is in replace conv mod ,code mod and syn keys
2002 Audi A4 3.0L alarm VIN: WAULT68EX2
well all the codes was from the mod not being coded. found right code cleared all code . syn keys fixed !! thank you for all the help guys your the best!!!
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L blower VIN: WBADD6327V
well with the great replys I looked at the voltages coming in and the same going out. The failure in this problem was the blower motor. I call this a fix, buy the fact that we tried to jump the motor termials and all that happened was sparks.I have ordeded a m...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA24A4E
OK guys, here it is. I got in touch with a customer that I knew still had one of these old things that still ran and he said keep it as long as you need it. First I tried the controll that I got off of the beater and it did not work. Next I tried the control t...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Lighting VIN: WDBJF55FXV
thanx for all the replies, most were dead on, the problem was the wiring contacts under the hat shelf, thanx again
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGBAB54E4
Hello Fellow Technicians, We have finally found the cause of this misfire. We checked and rechecked all the areas that were suggested. In the process we found that we would not set a misfire code if the air chamber downstream of the air mass meter was remove... Trouble codes: P0302 (2 Cyl Misfire).
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L transmission VIN: WVWMA63139
Thanks to all that replied to this request. Don, you pointed me in the right direction. When the oil cooler was replaced we lost coolant and had rinsed it off at the end of the repair. When we unplugged the range switch there was water in the connector, which ...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B41
we have not yet repaired the car, but we activley looking into replacing the injectors. fuel trim numbers are way off in the morning as well as misfires when cold. thanks for all the suggestions Trouble codes: P0300 (misfife bank 1), P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0302 (misfire cylinder 2), P0303 (misfire cylinder 3).
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L engine VIN: WVWMD63B13
thanks for all the help!! oil pump screen was partially blocked. i was able to clean it. pan had a little sludge. everything else looked good. the previous owner obviously didnt use synthetic fluid. it took me about 4hrs, i found that if i let the front sub-fr...
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