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1991 Audi 100 2.3L Cuts out, NO FULL POWER VIN: WAUDJ54AXN
Cannot accellerate under high load or high RPMs This is a 92 Audi but IATN database does not recognize a 5 cylinder engine in 1992 so we listed it as a 91. NO turbo. When on the highway the customer cannot get much power. It seems to be ok at low speeds-idles ... Trouble codes: 1111
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZL54B5Y
I have looked over what I could find in the fuses and relays according to what Alldata was telling me to check. I do not deal with these vehicles very often and this problem is new to me. As I am not sure exactly what is causing the problem. I do not just want... Trouble codes: P1411 (secondary air injection fault), P1423 (secondary air injection fault)
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L upshifts VIN: SAJDAO1C8Y
Hello; Car was originally brought in for MIL codes 171 and 174, running lean banks 1 & 2. Any ideas on this? However, I am writing to get ideas on shifter that will not come out of park, occasionally. After much tugging it will eventually come out. Problem is ...
1980 Mercedes-Benz 320 4.5L Alternater VIN: 17585095S9
wend i got the car tow in the alternater was dead put new one was runing good for like 20min the power start going down from 14.4v to it die, i put one more alternate because i sed maybe this one was bad got a new one i also go a new voltege regulator because ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L cruise control VIN: WDB2100552
the cruise control wont work & am hoping someon ahs some ideas. it has a new stop light switch which I know is a common failure. this is a drive by wire system & has new cruise control switch fitted. information is pretty scarce & I hope someone can help me
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF0VA49
Hello Euro techs- I have a problem child here that I may have created for myself. This vehicle came in with a P0170 Fuel System Malfunction stored in memory. The customer was also complaining of tappet noise. We corrected the noise problem by replacing the ca...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L clutch VIN: J65GXYF148
Good day to all on iATN. A/C clutch is totally inop, I read one code, b1227, outside temp indicator temperature sensor. The thing is, in the same CC module data I see the sensor is reading two degrees off. Can someone please explain this DTC? I have read all ...
1977 Other European Silver Shado 412CID Mechanical VIN: SRE2616600
car came in with brake fluid leak we added fluid and went to find leak pushed pedal boost light came on and brakes locked up released at right front caliper and all brakes released started car and brakes lock up tried bleed procedure no luck please help or exp...
1991 Other European turbo R .0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SCBZPO3A6M
Bentley gurus, HELP. car ran sweet after plugs and fuel lines and filter were replaced, filer was plugged badly. both fuel pumps are running and has a volumn of approx 1 litre in 10 seconds of pump operation. the next day owner parked for 15 minutes and came o...
2006 Porsche Cayman S 3.4L Fit & Finish VIN: WP0AB298X6
I need to remove the drivers airbag for a safety inspection. I see a single hole at 6 O'clock on the back of the steering wheel and silver trim covers at 3 & 9 O'clock on the front. do these pry off ..Please let me know so I do not damage anything...thanks
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L auto locks VIN: 3VWCPZ1C71
need to know how to turn off auto door locks, we have a vw scanner
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L ABS Module VIN: 9BWDE61J82
To all VW techs. Thanks in advance for any help. I have this GTI that the brake pedal pulses during normal stopping. If you remove the fuse for the ABS it goes away. Has anyone seen this before on one of these vehicles. Thanks Mike

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1998 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L Convertible top VIN: WAUAA88G2W
Well gentlemen this one looks fixed. I had the vehicle back today for retesting. I found an intermitent problem with the trunk lock. According to the manual the trunk must be locked in order for the system to function properly. I was able to get code 01099 bac...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L dash VIN: WBADD6327V
Because of the fact we have diag, the problem to the center dash control head, this car hasnt been completed to my likieings, The problem is I can get the head but because of the the factory reset, I cant reprogram and so I wont know if its working great for a...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L cooling system VIN: WBADD6328W
Hi everybody. i fixed it. When i mentioned about the fan clutch feeling loose i had said that i remembered other bmw's feeling that way. Well apparently i was wrong. i ordered a new fan clutch to compare the drag and it was much tighter than mine even cold! So...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L dsc VIN: WBADM6348Y
first of all thank you very much to everybody that took their time to reply. decided to replace the dsc control unit , reset codes and cleared the light. we got another happy customer.
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDBCA3907G
turns out i recieved a bad ignition module, exchanged the old one and put the new one in and the car fired right up! thanks for the help guys!
1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA33G0X
Thanks for the help, the customers total lack of faith and trust in apparently anyone not of his culture resulted in him requesting his car unrepaired so he could tow it to the nearest dealer. NOT A PROBLEM, we didnt need the headaches and accusations. Thanks ... Trouble codes: P0136.
2006 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L Lght in the dash
Thank you for all your help the customer had to take off and bring the vehicle on another day. 3 days later I called the customer and he said the light went off by itself. Yesterday the car came in and we put 2 more tires on and test drove it the light did not...
1998 Volkswagen New Beetle 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWBFG1C9W
Most of the replies suspected a problem with the ecm and this may have been caused by some voltage spike from jumping or charging a dead battery. This could very well have been the case. We did replace the '109' relay because the contacts in that were faulty. ...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWG561JO1
Thanks to all that replied.We replaced the air pump hose that was broken,there was really no way to check the valve at rear of motor on exhaust could not find a vacum hose going to it.Cleared codes and delevered car to customer to complete drive cycle.Car came... Trouble codes: P0411, P0606 (PCM processor fault).
1998 Volvo V90 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KW9603W
Morning everyone, I think I have this one fixed, the car had a new gas cap on it and I began to wonder if maybe he had driven it with the cap off for awhile. I asked and he said that his son had lost the cap and drive for a few days without it. I assume this i... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap small leak), P0455 (evap large leak).
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