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1999 Audi A4 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WAUGB28D1X
We have this Audi here with the normal oil light complaint. Immediately we checked for oil sludge because we see ALOT of these sludged up with the oil pump and pickup tube clogged. We found some sludge not that bad, so we replaced the oil pump and pick-up. Tes...
2002 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, dies at idle VIN: WAUKC68D61
Vehicle came in with a complaint of dies at idle and battery is over charging. Checked the battery, added 1 liter of water, charged and checked the battery. Battery is bad. I have driven the vehicle and cannot duplicate the condition. Scanned for codes. Genesy... Trouble codes: P1751, P1788
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBABK8324T
Could use some help with this 328.Occasionaly will not start, just cranks maybe once or twice a day. Within seconds it will start right up. Have a code 50 and alldata has no information on code 50. My question is will the throttle valve actuator cause this sta... Trouble codes: 50 (Throttle valve acuator mechanically faulty)
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD532XV
Thanks for reading. My question is in regards to the data streams available on my x431. I am only finding data stream for os1 and os2. I don't see the cat monitors being available. Customer is returning next week for the c.c. replacement, I would like to be ab... Trouble codes: 233 (catalytic efficiency 1-3), 234 (catalytic efficiency 4-6)
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L air bag ecu VIN: WBAGH834XY
we replaced the left front wwindow regulator with the door air bag disconnected and the key on . when we were done the air bag light was on and the codes for the left front door air bag and code f0 for internal ecu fault came up . we then tried to clear the co...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L tpms VIN: WBAVB335X6
We have installed new RFT tires on this BMW, Customer came back 5 minutes later with flat tire message. We chacked air pressure on all is right on the money. We need presedure to how reset the system. Any body can help? [...]
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Blower/window VIN: SALJY1243V
Hi , rover came with 2 electrical problems back windows not working.Checked for power & ground (Back of switches the 2 center wires toggle voltage) front windows have both, back ground only ( applied Power with Power probe it work fine) Checked lock-out switch...
1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1140601210
we are really looking for a vacuum diagram
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L mil VIN: WDBHA28E7S
I'm digging into this but I hope someone has some shortcuts or advice. The transmission shifts fine, but this code is persistent. Bowden cable rigging checks good, vacuum to modulator on trans is good, solenoid valve Y3/3 functions normally with 12V applied. T...
1991 Other European Turbo R 6.0L ABS module
Hello Bentley and Rolls Techs. This Turbo R seems to release it's right front brake pressure when coming to a gentle stop. It pulls to the left when this happens, but it doesn't lock the left calipers. Quite exciting when this 6,400 lb vehicle decides not to s...
1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L SRS Module VIN: YS3DF78N7W
Hi fellow Techs. Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. This car has come to us from another shop, as we specialize in Volvo and Saab. The SRS light is staying on. I have checked codes with Workshop Master software (a European computer software syst...
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B1W
I have a re-accuring EVAP code po455 large evap leak,vehicle has been smoked twice since VW cap was replaced,no leaks found,i also have re-accuring po1136/1138 long term trim lean both banks.
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ABS module VIN: WVWZZZ3BZY
dear fellow techs i have this VW Passat (2000), a customer brought in vehicle with Abs lights on an information screen saying brake fault. i did a diagnostics check and was unable to communicate with ABS system. i checked fuses and harness and cannot find any...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L oil light VIN: 3VWDD21C9Y
oil light flashes above [...] engine noise
1989 Volvo 245 DL 2.3L oil filter VIN: YV1AX8858K
Hello Volvo techs: This Volvo 240 came back this week with a leaking oil filter. It's the sixth car to return in two months with leaking Bosch filters (made by Mann, in W. Germany). We stopped using the Volvo filter because of leakage problems. Then we tried t...
1995 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: YV1KW9611S
GREETINGS!! There are a bunch of posts reguarding this type of issue already on here, but we are banging our heads against the wall with this one... Valve job recently performed, all new seals and gaskets, new plugs, flame trap kit and hoses, 3 ignition coils...

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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8320V
Thanks guys, we had checked the oil seperator, and checked for vac leaks. That was one of the first things we rechecked the first time the car came back. Also we were informed that with the e-36 cars that the Autologic scanner is not giving proper information... Trouble codes: 239 (misfire cyl 2), 241 (misfire cyl 4).
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L slipping when accelorating VIN: WBAAN3345Y
I belive the transmission is bad but i did not feel comfortible enough to due the repair & sent the customer to the dealer.Thank you all for responding. Mike
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: BWA3FA3R45
I wasnt able to fix this one due to the fact that the abs and check engine lights went out on there own,and have not come back on.Ithink that it has something to due with moisture because it only happens when it rains,but for now everything is fine.I will try ... Trouble codes: 130 (can signal asc 1), 137 (undocumented code), 35 (secondary air pump relay), 140 (leakage diagnosis pump), 126 (dmtl magnetic valve circuit), 90 (abs intermittent system down).
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L ignition,fuel VIN: SALPV1444X
well i just want to thank everybody for there help on this rover. had to send it to the dealer to be programed.and you were all right. thanks to all have a great day.
1993 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L ABS module VIN: YS3AL35T2P
Many thanks to old swedes and especially to Travis at Atomic Auto! Installed a new accumulator and doubled the pedal strokes to actuation of the pump. Got a used ABS controller in and finally the ABS light began to put out a code as it was supposed to do. I ...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBF61COW
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D9Y
I have replaced the CEM with a new one and reloaded Software. I have driven this vehicle about 800 miles (not more than 20 mile trip at a time). I did not have any DTCs log until about 500 miles, and it was only for left rear door activation. I have further ch... Trouble codes: TCME0, CEME0, SASE0, ABS00, ABS00, ABS00.
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