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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZL64B01
This vehicle has been in another time with the same codes. P17536 & 17538 I have no information on and there is nothing in mitchell for these codes. As for the P1128 we have checked for vacuum leaks with smoke machine, monitored O2 sensors, Checked fuel pressu... Trouble codes: P1128 (Bank 1 Mixture Adaption System too lean), P1753, P1753
1985 BMW 318i 1.8L Surge VIN: WBAAC7408F
Please help. This bmw at idle surges up and down from 650 to 1300 rpm. Customer installed new idle control motor. Same problem. I check for vacuum leaks with smoke machine and none were found. Hooked up lab scope to o2 sensor and everytime the o2 voltage goes ...
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L reverse VIN: WBAGG83411
car shifts normally in all forward gears - when shifting into reverse at idle (650 rpm) car does not respond until you give it some gas - at about 1000 rpm reverse hooks up and does not slip - fault code (049) 31 gear monitoring found when scanned with auto lo...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Suspension VIN: SAJD013CYF
Hi Guys. I have this S Type with an annoying clonk in the rt/front suspension. I recently replaced the r/f spindle & ball joint, because it had 1/4 inch of play. The noise occurs on sharp bumps & sounds as if the shock is bad. All sway bar mounts & links s...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBGA32E4PA
This mercedes will hesistate on initial accell with A/c on. If u bring throttle up right above idle acells fine. No codes found for engine controls but A/C will list every code possible. A/C is working ok. Noticed that when A/C is on request reads off and when...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54E11
I have this ml 320 with occasional no start & crank sensor code. I have recieved new sensor from dealer ,but read somewhere that an adaptation is required after replacement. will I have to send this car to dealer after replacing crank sensor? what is required ...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WV2ZZZ702S
hey guy, we have this 1995 eurovan that is from germany, we have no info on the wiring on this van. the computer is totally different then american cars. we have to high c/o, would like to pin test computer but no wiring diagram. we replace o2 sensor, check f...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LZ5649W
Car came in for intermittent stalling at idle and slow speeds. No codes were stored. We have run this car and driven it for sometime. It may go 2 or 3 days without dying, and then stalls several times in a few minutes. Usually restarts right away and runs fine...
2001 Volvo S60 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61N81
keep getting code p0420 after driving cat temps nearly same at front and back but scan data while driving shows both o2 sensors nearly flat line with very little movement. Alldata's info for p0420 check for air leaks replace injectors if no results replace cat... Trouble codes: P0420

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2003 Audi A4 1.8L compressor VIN: WAULC68E13
thanks group & sorry for the wait - vehicle had to leave & has yet to return - what i found was only 7 volts going to compressor - the wire to the compressor is very samll gauge - so itraced it back to look for breaks - none found - removed cover in electrical...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD532XV
I would like to thank all of those who responded so quickly to my request for help. All of those who responded said that the MIL for the cat monitors was most likely correct, which isn't to hard to believe. In the limited experience I have with BMW's false o... Trouble codes: 233 (catalytic efficiency 1-3), 234 (catalytic efficiency 4-6).
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Front Left Turn Signal Lamp VIN: WBAAM3331X
Thanks to all that replied. This is what makes iATN an awesome place. Erik from TX thought I was referring to the Data Bus / Frank from NJ nailed it correctly about the Lamp Control Module being bad / Jared from CA mentioned about a splice X184, but in my dig...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Starting VIN: 4JGAB54E81
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was a liitle corrosion at the pos. battery terminal where the aux wire attaches. This is what happens when you over think a problem, go back to basics!. What threw me off was it would work perfectly 75% of the time.The AA...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L sideview mirror VIN: WDBRF81J25
Just had to pry back cover enough to reveal retainer. Thanks for all your help.
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LS5504P
Well, it turned out that the fix was the fuel pump, and not the Air Mass Sensor. The Volvo showed no codes and still does not show any codes. Thank you all for all your help and advice.
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