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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L no forward VIN: WAUFL54D2Y
Hi Group - This A8 was towed to shop - presently has no forward motion - reverse is OK - quadrant indicator is all lit up - 2 codes present 17117/P0733(gear 3) & 17114/P0730 (gear incorrect ratio)- cleared codes returned right away - any ideas would be greatly...
1998 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBADE6328W
these codes were pulled from pending status, there were no current codes. mod has basically nothing to offer, all readyness monitors have run and passed, the engine runs fine at this time, of course no freeze frame. any bmw tech's have an idea where to start? Trouble codes: P1384 (manuf. controlled ign. syst. or misfire), P0325 (knock snsr. or ckt. bank 1), P0330 (knock snsr. or ckt. bank 2)
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3336X
This car came in with MIL on,EML lamp on and complaint of poor running/can't accelerate.Car ran ok on first test drives.Corrected codes for wheel speed sensors and coil problems.Cleared codes and test drove for thirty miles.Eml lamp came on and car would not r... Trouble codes: 148 (CAN DME/DDEengine torque not adjustable), 169 (MDK output stage control after diagnois failure), 100 (ECU self test), 133 (CAN signal), 217 (can sigal)
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L starting VIN: WBADR6337X
customer states that when coming to a stop the vehicle will shut off, this occurs after 15 to 20 minuets. will not restart immediatly but will after sitting for a period of time. is happening more frequently. we have been unable to duplicate concern.
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Electronic VIN: WBADW6333X
I TECHS,LOOKING FOR SOME BMW HELP.I DON'T WORK ON THESE THAT MUCH,OUR BMW TECH'S ON VACATION THIS WEEK.car came in with these symptoms;abs,airbag,ses,tire monitor lites on.radio,dash,cruise speedo inop. codes stored;045-multifunction steering wheel,supervision...
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L wipers VIN: WBAAM5343Y
hi bmw techs the wipers will not park in the proper position. is the problem in the wiper motor,switch or module. can't find any specs on mitchell to diag system proper. any advice or diag specs,wiring diagram would be a great help. thanks in advance thom
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV53471
Somebody with BMW Experience,I am A diesel Tech . I get into Gas with my own Vehicles, This problem comes and goes. Service engine soon light comes on and sets codes P0491&P0492, Already replaced Both 02 sensors before catalityc comberter. Problem still exist.... Trouble codes: P0491 (Auxiliary Bank1), P0492 (Auxiliary Bank 2)
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJNW4848N
Car was shipped from California to NJ, when the car was driven off the truck the check engine light was on. Fuel failure 29 mean ECU SELF TEST. What is wrong and why did this come on? Any ideas? Car runs and drives 100%. Trouble codes: FF29 (Fuel Failure 29)
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01N71
MIL with P1584. Alldata is no help. Last week we had a P0171, P0174, P0133, and P1584. We did the 2 elbows at the back of the manifold, spark plugs, valve cover gaskets, and an oil change. The P1584 has returned. We didn't notice any drivability symptoms. Al... Trouble codes: P1584 (Throttle actuation malfunction)
2002 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJDA24C82
HELLO GROUP: I need some help on this car, no matter what i do, it keeps on miss firing. Before injector flush it was showing miss fire cyl 1 2 and 4, now cyl 7 and 8. I've checked crank angle sensor wave form , it looked good. Inspected flywheel for warpage a... Trouble codes: P1316, P0301, P0302, P0300, P0304
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L cabin temperature VIN: SAJEA01U63
HI: This car came in blowing hot air on passenger side in a/c mode lo setting. The heater valve was seeping coolant, so a new one was fitted but that did n't cure the problem. Ambient temp. on display panel reading correct. There is no fault code stored, this ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L front windows VIN: WDBHA24G8Y
This car came in with a problem that I havenand't seen on a mercedes. Both front windows do not work. The customer stated that they were working just fine and the next morning they wouldn't go down. I replaced the switch assembly which is usually the problem o...
2000 Mercedes-Benz MB140D Van 2.9L Serpentine belt VIN: KPD661227Y
The serpentine belt of this M/Benz diesel van kept slipping of the pully. This happened most of the time when you start from cold or you revved hard and let go and revved hard again. It would also slip off even while driving normally though not very often. Aft...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L controller VIN: WDBJF65J31
I need some help from the Mercedes techs OR SOME ONE THAT HAS BEEN THERE AND DONE THIS.. I sent the AAC controller on the console out for repairs due to missing digits and no back lighting when the head lights are on, I am now trying to version code this AC co...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSPZ9M71
After timing belt rep,and injection pump reseal,put eveything back together purged sys and vech ran when I was checking basic start timing vech stall and would not restart found cam gear sliped even through bolt was torque to 33 lbs specs,retime everything ,ck...
1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1FA8951L
I must be forgetting something basic here. Synopsis is this car is very hard to start when cold. Once started it will idle rough. at 2500 rpm engine does run better but can feel a high speed miss. Engine vacuum at idle and 2500 are erratic (10-15 in) compressi... Trouble codes: 123, 211
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Surge VIN: YV1LS5579W
Car has intermitant surge under light accelaration at times. Customer states that it has no power at times but I have never experianced this. First repair was vacuum leaks. Code came back after a couple of days. After driving 15 to 20 minutes o2 readings will ... Trouble codes: P0130
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L battery VIN: YV1TS90D0X
I need help with this s80 battery goes dead in a couple of days if not driven. I have traced it 4 different circuits. 1- the alt.draws .1 amps. 2-fuse a4 tracted it to fuse c22 .06 amps central control module and fuse c27 .08 from both front door control modul...
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L booster VIN: YV1VW2559Y
Hello Volvo techs: This vehicle exhibits a hard brake pedal, mostly after cold start up. It might last for the first five minutes of driving. The dealer has updated the aux vac. pump, moving it to the left shock tower. We got 20" of vac at the booster, at idle...
2005 Volvo xc70 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YVASZ59295
Hi folks- thought I'd run this one by you guys before I got in too deep. Car left him on the side of the road and was towed in. It started for me but is misfiring badly and running really rich. Exhaust will burn your eyes. Has a PO261 for #1 injector circuit ... Trouble codes: P0261, P0300, P0301, P0302

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs VIN: WBADM6343Y
Hey Guys, Thanx for all the input. I followed the advise and swapped sensors from side/side with the same results. I also cobbled up a test rig using a old sensor harness with known resistenace to test the indvidual wheel circuits...same result, the module i...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L compressor VIN: 4JGAB72E6X
thank you for your replies, i guess i wasn't clear in my post but the high side presure was not high, it would set this code key on engine off or engine running with a/c on but it would never even try to engage compressor. had proper voltage at aam but pcm was...
1996 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L emissions monitors VIN: WVWBB81E0T
I am not really sorry to say that this customer went to the dealer or another shop to have this one fixed. Most replies had to do with the check engine light now working. After checking the operation I found that it did function as it should. I also tried shor... Trouble codes: 1613 (call-up circuit open/shorted to b).
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on
To all; Thanks for the replies, I got 6 answers back. Most suggested that the blow-off/overrun cut-off valve was the culprit. It seems that the problem is intermittant, and the customer has not had any more problem since I posted. It was very cold here at the ... Trouble codes: 17608 (turbo recirculating valve mechanical).
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L timming belt VIN: 2NVW1533C3
Thanks To all You hard working underpaid Technicians for the replies. Yes it did bend the valves I sent the head out today should get it back on Friday. With head off and balancer on and number one piston all the way up the balancer and cover marks are perfect...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Shift
Thanks to all who replied. I was aware of water entering the cabin via the sunroof drains or the cabin filter housing seal but sense the carpet was not wet and it hasn't rained here for two months I eliminated that possibility. I went back and checked for we...
2001 Volvo V40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW2551Y
Thanks to all who replied, I am sorry not to be able to post a fix. This customer has broken several appointments the verify the problem. I guess he is not as concerned about this as I am. The 3 replies I got were related to either vacuum leaks, or a commonly ... Trouble codes: P1241 (mfg. fuel metering).
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L rear hatch,rear door locks, fuel door and guage VIN: YV1SZ58D91
i have pulled and reinstalled fuse 1 and to the help of all you folks this has woke up the rem and funtions properly, i can only let you know how much we appriciate all the responds. will sell the customer the software update. again thanks to all.
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