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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L hydraulic system VIN: TRUUT28N91
clutch pedal goes to floor and will not work at all. pull pedal back up and sometimes the clutch will work for several days, Then it will go to floor and stop working.
1984 BMW 533i 3.2L No Start VIN: WB8DB740XE
this car came in after sitting for over a year. it had an open coil wire we temporarily repaired that and we still have no spark checked crank pos sensor and speed sensor as well as reference point sensor all ohm ok and show good patterns. coil ohms ok but we ...
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABR3343Y
This car was driven in with a lack of power and mil on. Proceeded to pull codes and do a visual. Pulled a bunch of Oxygen sensor codes related to fuel trim and also some misfire codes. P0301, 302, and 303. Also had a cam sensor code P1397... Proceeded to pull ... Trouble codes: P1397, P0304, P0305, P0306, P1189
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, NOISE VIN: WBAGN63413
This Vehicle has a rough idle, there is a screaming noise from the front nad rear cranksaft seals (have seen this one before) when we remove the oil cap the noise stops and you can hear that the crankcase is under full manifold vacuum. We have done tons of the...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67E6S
This car is back again, displaying code 19 which I dismissed last time as part of the wiring harness problem. This time we changed the oxygen sensor (was dirty & filthy fouled with carbon) and the CO & HC numbers came right down to near Zero after a cold start... Trouble codes: 19 (Self Adaption at limit)
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L convertible top VIN: WDBLK65GX3
Hi Fellows, We try to help our neighbor bodyshop to fix that convertible top is not working at all.All Fuses are being check for battery voltage & even with running engine with alternator charging voltage 13.75V . The only thing you can see is the convertible ...
1981 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: WPOAA0914B
This car starts and runs very lean for the fist 30 seconds of operation every day .Then its fine for the rest of day. It stumbles and back fires through the intake then runs fine. Fuel psi is 30psi cold and the warm up reg brings it up to 55 psi when warming a...
2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L valve train VIN: YS3EF58Z1Y
this car came in three weeks ago with a frozen timing belt tensioner. crank had skipped a couple of teeth but car still ran. did leak down test on it and did not appear to of hit any valves. car is now back making alot of noise in valve train. noise is loudest...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWXB81H0V
Intermittently the car runs hot. (Just below the 230 mark.)The fans run and blow hot air when at 230. Other times it runs near 195. The radiator and thermostat have been replaced. We have replaced the water pump and housing. (The pump wore the housing out.) Th...
1997 Volkswagen Cabrio High Line 2.0L spedo and tach VIN: 3VWBA81E6V
The speedometer and tachometer work intermittently. I have hooked up a scantool and have a rpm signal and a vehicle speed while driving. Tested wires at the cluster and have a signal. But nothing while hooked up except a little vibration in the tach. I believe...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWEB81HXW
i have 1998 volkswagen jetta 2.0 auto. check engine light is on code is p1476 and i replace all the vacuum lines for the leak pump for the gas tank and light is still coming back up, any idea.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L ac compressor and cooling fans VIN: 3VWSB29M5X
thank you agian in advance, we have this jetta which the ac compressor and cooling fans will stop running. we think computer is commanding the compressor to shut down, we have run all the test on the ac cooling fan module. the voltages and grounds at the modul...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Driver's seat VIN: WAUBA34B1W
I'm sorry that I have to close this post without any info as the car in question was a used car that was just sold and they did not want to go into the problem further. Thank you for your replies, Alan
2000 Audi S4 2.7L oil temp gauge VIN: WAUDD68D6Y
thanks to everyone who respond & special thanks to John [...] , who hit it on the spot , it was the oil level sensor the one goes on the bottom of the oil pan
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3348Y
ok i went home for the night and got to thinking about the wave form so i watch the signal on the square wave and jiggled wires at connector under the intake found pin for signal wire partly pushed out fixed the pin and checked other 2 looked ok the loose pin ... Trouble codes: P0340.
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Starter engagement VIN: WBABS53481
Well, I have to close this request soon, I have not fixed it yet but from what I have seen here the battery and the ignition switch can be a problem. I am not taking a chance here, so I'm going to get both and change them. It happens too rarely to diagnose.
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L parasitic draw VIN: WDBGA3E7NA
Yes the draw was in the cluster itself.As previously stated when I unplugged plug#2 {large round plug on passenger side of cluster],the draw went away.Just to verify that it was the cluster and not the wiring I took apart the plug,connected only the 12 volt fe...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L wont turn off VIN: WDBGB34EXN
thank all of you it was the vacuum hose to the fuel turn off valve that goes to the power brake booster on the one way check valve tee thanks to all again
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Drain Cuff Hose VIN: WDBFA67E9S
I found the correct routing for the drain hose. I searched the inside of the B pillar with a boroscope before I made the help request. I found a hole in the rear of the B pillar that passed through to the rocker panel. I could see it using the boroscope with t...
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L lack power VIN: WVWMA63B2W
i have fixed the pos.thanks to all replies,special thanks to kyle.he told me to check wastegate flapper,it was broke.thanks again.
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L communication VIN: 9BWGP61J11
OK, it is finally fixed and down the road. I had to start by replacing the cluster, which has integral with it the CAN gateway and immobilizer. Once that was done, I could communicate with the CAN gateway, cluster, and immobilizer. One by one I plugged the oth...
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LW5503S
I Haven't Fixed This Yet. Haven't Had A Chance To Work On It Again. From The Replies I Would Say That The Info From John [...] Ca. Was Helpful Alittle Cause He Said If The CMP Went Bad The Car Would Still Run. Since The Customer Claimed It Quit On The Road, I'm... Trouble codes: 314.
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