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2003 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B53
CHANGHED GAS CAP CODE RETURNED. I have no good test for this code and I don't want to just guess at it. I appreciate any info thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap canister purge valve)
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L dash lights
Hi Gents, I have a 540i bmw I located the light control modul on the driver side kick panel. I have a grey wire with a red trace with a short circuit. I beleave that wire is the dash light circuit. Sometimes i get power on that wire and some times not I beleav...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L door seals VIN: WBAAM3346C
this is for you bmw guys out there. this 323i has never been wrecked but every time it rains, there appears a puddle of water on the carpet directly behind the drivers seat. it doesn't appear to be the weather stripping around the door and it's not a window se...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Dashlights VIN: SAJHY1747M
Hi Gang I need info on removing the instrument cluster on this car. I am trying to check the instrument cluster lights. The other dash lights work fine on the heater controls but no lights on the cluster. Alldata in very limited on removing the dash, it says ...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on, p1451 VIN: SALTL15461
has had code p1451 for approx. 15,000 miles. Someone had removed the check engine lamp diode. It has been re installed now. We have checked fuel vapor and vent lines as well as the gas cap and solenoids, but have not found anything wrong. My repair manuals do ... Trouble codes: P1451
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L Cooling Systems VIN: YS3DDS8BXV
Oil getting into Coolant Only 1000 miles since headgasket replaced for same problem. It is not turbo just a plan 2.3 and has no oil cooler
1995 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWCC83AXS
car is no start. has fuel pressure, compression, spark, no pulse to injectors, power present, just no ground pulse from ecm, all witing ok, "Barrel" connector ok on side of head. all ind wires from to ecm to injectors test ok, ecm does not appear to be sending...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBB61C9W
hello freinds, this car has 2 codes 1 stating fuel trim is lean and also system is rich. freeze frame data showed fault at low rpm 1800 and fuel trim was +17% checked for vacuum leaks. at the time of inspection long trim fuel is +8% and short trim varies 0-5% ... Trouble codes: P1128, P0172
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWRS29M61
this car came to the shop before with a poor running condition; we replaced the MAF (as usual and it cured the problem)blindly since we weren't able to get codes because didn't communicate to snapon or baum scanner.so we decided to replace the computer: now we... Trouble codes: 18020 (engine ecu coding incorrect)

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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Heater VIN: WBACD4320T
First off, lemme give a big THANK YOU to the folks who took the time to reach out and help a fellow tech. Those of you who said the heater control valve, have sombody give you a pat on the back and a job well done. Apperently there was enough resriction in t...
1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH7323T
Wow, Thanks to all who responded. Everybody really pulled through on this one. It seems that a combination of air getting into the intake manifold from a bad crankcase breather valve and an ECU which had corrosion at the contacts where it plugs in caused this ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control System Malfunction), P1140 (Manufacture Controlled Fuel Air System).
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L rear air bags VIN: SALTW12421
I would like to send some useful info out to all of you but due to the lack of specific diagnostic equiptment, this one is going back to the dealer. Thanks to all who responded.
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L Stall VIN: WDBEA51E3N
this car is fixed!! thank you for all the help. it was the overvoltage relay. every one that replied said the same thing, replace the relay. i did find that the relay was coroded because the water shield that is above the relay & moduals was removed and not pu...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Compressor VIN: WDBHA23E4V
Fix the problem. Pretty simple fix just replaced the evap temp sensor (#[...] oem from world pac) and the compressor stays engaged and cooling great. Thanks to Alexander,Joe,& David.
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Valve Body VIN: WDBJF82H3X
Thanks to ALL who replied. Almost everyone said to remove the 7MM screw in the middle of the connector. Looking at it before, I thought it was part of the electrical contact, like on a 7 pin trailer connector looks like. Also, we did not have to remove the v...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J21
Thanks for all the helpful replys. I replaced the MAF sensor, both air filters and the air tube to the valve cover. After replacement my air volume went from 380kg/h to over 500kg/h at wide open throttle. Also on this C240 the adaptive fuel readings will updat... Trouble codes: 2017 (self adapt at limit right bank), 2086 (self adapt at limit left bank).
1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L Electronic VIN: YS3DD78B8T
Well we never did get an actual problem to happen to this vehicle while it was in the shop. Thank you to everyone who posted a response. I wish I could add some more info in this posting but the simple fact is the problem never happened and the check engine li...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L lock cylinder VIN: YV1LZ5608X
well the volvo is fixed and once again you people are the best!17 replies amazingly fast and correct. ordered lock cylinder from volvo and replacement went really good.one thing i learned from customer this lock cylinder has been doing this for quite some time...
2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L oil press VIN: YV1SW53D01
Thanks to all who replied,you guys were right the pick up tube in the oil pan was missing an o ring on the oil filter side.I bought the kit from volvo installed it and the prob was fixed.We must have twenty of that model car come in our shop and we have never ...
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