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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L stability control VIN: TRUWT28N61
Hey guys, first help request here, so apologies if this should be in a different section but it pertains to the ABS unit so it made sense to me... this car has had numerous problems, this is the latest. This is a new customer, the car is a TT 225 Quattro from ...
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L dome light, fog lights VIN: WBADT434X3
we have this 525 in and what i need is some wiring diagrams. this car has no dome lights when door opened, no fog lamps, although green indicator in cluster lights when fog switchedc on and seat memory not functioning. only moves forward each time a memory fun...
1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L electric windows and sun roof VIN: SAJMX1346R
Hi everyone This car came to use from another shop with this problem. At any time the windows and sun roof will close whether or not moving, drivers door open or closed, unable to find good diagnosic help or wiring diagams for system if this has a theft syste...
1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Battery VIN: SAJNX2752R
Here is my question: can any component wired into the security control cause it to remain awake all the time? Instead of the control, could that be the cause of my problem? It seems that there will be some difficulty getting a replacement control and I'm reluc...
2003 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14C03
Simple question[If you speak Jag I guess].I have an 03 XJ8 that has 3 trouble codes stored.Only one of them is even listed in the Alldata database we use here.Manufacturer specific codes not listed or findable by me are P1111 and P1642.Not in the IATN database... Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel level sensor circut), P1642 (Unknown), P1111 (Unknown)
1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Stall VIN: WVAD123456
Need help. this car stall while driving inermittently. I experienced once while customer leaves from shop(seems to me that Idle control on this vehicle has a problem. customer stated that he replaced ISC motor a years ago, how about control side. this ISC moto...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Starting VIN: WDBHA23ENF
Customer was working on his AC. He pulled vacuum and then car would not start. I don't think it's related but I wanted to mention it. When you turn the key it gives about 1/2 crank and quits. I tested the relay and it is good. I'm loosing the relay ground from...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L windows and seats VIN: WDBJF65FWA
Have no front windows or power seats. Rear work fine. Scanned full systems with no codes set. Found no CAN communication from EIS to DCM's. Anybody see the no window/ no seat function problem with no codes set. Obvious items checked. Fuses all good, switches n...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Mechanical VIN: 422TC30929
The factory manual transmission fluid for this car is Texaco MTF-94. Does anyone have any information of what fluids may be substituted for the factory transmission fluid? Thanks in advance Jeff
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L front weatherstrip VIN: WPODA200ST
I need to replace the front weather strip on this Targa top. Alldata and Shopkey have nothing on this weather strip. I have it partially apart and it is beginning to look like the entire top has to come up as the weather strip goes under the "roof rails" which...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L alternator VIN: 3VWRA81HXM
Car came as cranking no start,no spark.Found crank sensor below voltage specs,replaced.I now have correct voltage to computer but no signal out to coil pack,so i replaced computer and coil pack.Carsounds like it wants to start but I now have a p0340 code.So i ...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPA81H1W
Customer was having starting problems so he disconnected his battery cables to clean them. After he hooked the battery back up the check engine light came on and the car completely looses power at about 2500 rpm. If you let of the throttle it comes back. Custo... Trouble codes: 17988 (Throttle actuator malfunction), 16487 (mass air flow sensor signal too high intermittent)
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L shift don't change (3) VIN: 3VWSA29M3X
I have this nice car, but pulling my hair' driven on manual shifting we have 123 gear, but if I start from (D) dosen't shift and start on 3rd gear. tank's
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L fuel gage VIN: 3VWCP21C22
hay v.w masters i have this bettle in here the low fuel gage lite is on the rest of the gage shows 3/4 tank and its accurate by on pluging sender fuel gage shows empty with lite on alldata wireing die isnt vary clear shop key shows the violt / black going to p...
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21V12
Vehicle came in with cel on and running so badly vehicle would hardly move. Cleared all codes, and vehicle ran better but seems to have a lack of power. When service manager tried to drive overnight, it only went about 4 miles when a cel came on and started fl... Trouble codes: P1582, P0341, P0103, P0420, P0303, P0116
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWUK63B23
Hello again all!!! Here's another one for those VW gurus. This one came in running like absolute doggy doo-doo. We pulled codes (16684-p0300, 16842,16685, 16686, 16687, 16688- mostly misfire codes, 16395 for bank 2 camshaft adjustment, 16502-coolant temp senso... Trouble codes: 17748
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L oil temp. gauge VIN: WVGZE57L14
Hi Everybody, The oil temperature gauge drops down suddenly while driving and the message "oil level warning " shows in the instrument panel.
1991 Volvo 940 GLE 2.3L Heater Fan VIN: YV1KA8753M
Hello Volvo Tech's, This car came in with fan inop, found bad fan with connector burnt. Replaced fan with new connector, all was well. Now the fan goes inop at times,sometimes while driving and other times during start up. We have not been able to duplicate th...
1996 Volvo 850 R 2.3L blower motor VIN: YVILS582XT
3rd time back for a dead battery(battery is new-charging system good)every time we check for draw 25-35 milli amps,checked the arhives,say that these have a problem w/the glove box doors warping,last time we took the bulb out,and left it out,last night on the ...
2000 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1234567890
Hello IATN members that knows about Volvo's. I have this V70 sedan that has an intermittent no start but cranks ok, no spark, no injector pulse. While turning the key to the run position engine off I notice that the CHECK ENGINE LIGHT is not going "on" but aft...
2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YV1SW53D81
We performed an efficiency test of the air-conditioning and confirmed the A/C was lack luster at idle. Peformed a recovery and recharge of the system to confirm system was only a few ounces low on refrigerant. Confirmed correct amount of refrigerant with manuf...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA535X1
Well as most of you advised the problem was the MAF. The MAF sensor did indeed have a hairline crack and and under sharp acceleration would whistle. Also removed the intake and although all the pcv hoses and components appeared okay they were pretty brittle. E...
1990 Porsche 944 S2 3.0L Tachometer VIN: WPOCB2944L
orry for the late post.Had a hard time locating a used instrument cluster for this car.Installed it and all is well.Tach was burnt out,or shorted out,who knows.Now we have a proper turbo cluster.Thanks to te 2 replies recieved
2000 Renault Scenic/Megan 1600CC no spark no pulse from injectors VIN: VF1JA04N22
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWMA23B4Y
After further testing we replaced the fan clutch. This car you cannot explicitly tell that the other is bad they both feel and move almost the same. Can only tell by when the car is warmed up fully it draws a slight more air through the radiator. This fixed th...
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