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1995 BMW 318is 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBABE5319P
this car has a co level at increased idle of 3.8%. and it should be around 0.3%. and there's a lack of power when driving.it's the third day and it's getting on my nerves...anyone had this problem before? help!
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6332B
Just got this one in and has a check engine on. pulled the codes and all are emission related and idle speed control. Not sure where to start on this one. Could it be idle control valve. it idles actually ok, not that bad but what should i do and where to look... Trouble codes: P1421 (manufacturer controled auxiliary emissions controles), P1423 (manufacturer controled auxiliary emissions controles), P1522
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAAV53461
we are asking for help with this vehicle.the vehicle was first towed in 2 months ago,at that time customer stated engine cranked fine but no start.after vehicle was towed it started right up,we scaned for codes and found 228,227,203,202.we ran fuel pressue tes... Trouble codes: 227
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L oil light & low coolant warning VIN: SAJJA42CXY
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1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1070441
Hi Replaced fuel pressure warm up regulator. Fuel dist does adjust mixture correctly as we do see changes when this is done. We have high HC at idle which clean up under a load. If we put a fuel gauge in the line from regulator to distributor to slow down t...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L ASR light's on VIN: WDBGA32E3N
Hi MB-Techs & fellows ! This is the second post we hope that someone out there has been working on that same problem. We've the car here 2 months already & can't fix it . We asked the customer to bring the car to the dealer & let it fix it right.We won't be ab...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA92E9S
this car owner is to the point to sale his car because had been to two repair shop and delar that make him pay $400.to tell him they couldn`t fine any thing wrong. most of the maine parts had been canged i removed engine wiring harness and checked out good no ... Trouble codes: 9 (injector cylinder one open circuit or short to ground)
1999 Mercedes-Benz A160 1.6L Int not firing VIN: WDB1680332
Hallo. This vehicle (Mercedes A class A160)intermittently does not start up. It will crank over but not fire.And then at some stage it will just start up again!And go OK for weeks! Customer has had it happen several times.A few weeks before I got it it was tow...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Engine VIN: 3VWSS29M21
This is actually my own personal vehicle and since I am not a VW expert I wanted to get the opinions of those who where. Somewhere along the lines of owning this vehicle I have read a TSB about these things having an issue with oil consumption and that the rep...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Heater control backlighting VIN: SAJHX1249V
The 3 replies received were actually only 2 as the third was off-topic. The other 2 both said the bulbs were replaceable and available from the dealer. The car has not returned for this repair yet and the owner said he hardly drove at night when he picked th...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L air distrubution VIN: SALTY1247X
Thanks for all the help. it was low on charge. I have not done much ac work in the past few years. Need a refresher course. thanks again. ken
1938 Other European Roadster 800CC wiring system
I did not get a diagram from anyone. But, I fixed it anyway. The coil was wired backwards, the points were bad so the customer put in solid state points he bought on the internet, and wired it the regular way to the coil, but it burned out because the coil wa...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF81H4X
well this one remains not fixed, cust does not wish to spend thousands on pump. few people did mention it right on that he is running Bio-Diesel. which may have ruined some seals in the pump, many thanks to all who replied and it makes you think about a... Trouble codes: P1562 (quanity adjuster upper stop value).
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Rough idle at times VIN: 3VWSA29M4Y
Based on feedback through the iATN and discussing with the customer, we have replaced the throttle body and so far so good. Unfortunatly it may be a few more weeks before we know if the stalling is gone. The car does have better throttle response however. Than... Trouble codes: 16824 (EVAP Control System), P0725 (p01780-), P1780, P1850.
2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1L256DSY
Thank you to all who responded,unfortunately this isn't as common as issue as i believed it would be,and it is the big plug across from the oil cap,don't have a good fix at this time other then doing what your supposed to do and pull cover off and install plug...
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