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2001 Audi A4 2.8L low oil level light VIN: WAUDH66D81
cluster is not coded for oil level monitor system - we have confirmed no operation of low oil level warning lamp and verified function of the oil level sensor in the pan - no live data blocks are available for the oil level sensor - can someone tell me what th...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on, LEAN BANK #1 AND 2 VIN: WBAFB22551
Hello every on , I have a 2001 BMW X5 4.4L the Check Engine light is on and I got the codes with the Snap On Scanner MT2500 , the code is PO171 and PO174,(BMW factory codes are 24,26,25,27) I cant find the problem, did any one had this trable code or problem b... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABS53482
Help BMW techs ! This 330 mostly after sitting for over an hour when re started will idle very low and rough.Normally like any other car it will start, rev to 1200 rpm and stabilize but when it acks up it runs just like the idle air valve is stuck closed.If en...
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1741R
Car was running fine a few days ago, then I started it yesterday and it ran for 10 seconds and quit. Now it won't start. Battery is strong and it cranks fine. Tach shows 100-200 rpm when cranking indicating the crank sensor is working. The crash sensor switch ...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L abs-brake-tc VIN: SALTL12482
Need help from the Range Rover tech’s, This 7-01 Discovery which according to the vin is a 2002 has multiple warning lights illuminated on the dash. The red brake warning light, yellow ABS light, yellow TC light and a light of which I am not familiar with the...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L limp mode VIN: WDBFA66EXM
see above.
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Hesitation VIN: WDBJF72F7V
Engine shaking badly at idle. Tested and replaced #7 ignition coil and idled fine. Found that on accel from stop there was no power until rpm's came up and then came in. Cleared previous codes and drove a number of drive cycles. There are no codes now. Install... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air injection malfunction), P0300 (Misfiring Damages TWC), P0307 (Misfiring of cylinder 7 damages TWC)
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBHA28E3V
this is a tough one. The car runs like it has a clogged cat. If it warms up. Then you hit the gas is bogs down and starts to back fire. We replaced the maf,coils,plugs, cam sensor. We dropped the excaust and still have the same problem. After it heats up it wi...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L siren VIN: WDBLJ706X1
Hi all. Thanks for reading this post. And your help. We have got this CLK here that will not disarm the alarm. Upon inspection there was a code for the siren, and it was cracked with water inside. We had another CLK here the shop owns. We swaped sirens and now...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L right front door latch VIN: WDBNG70J61
I have a 2001 mercedes Benz S430 with a pnuematic door latch assymbly. The vehicle came in for a complaint of no entry using outside or inside door handles. Any tips as to how to open door by any other means without damaging the panel would be greatly apprecia...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L transfer cas VIN: WDBUH83J85
Hi Group, This car shudders when turning and has a slight vibration when driving at 10-40 mph.We jacked the car up, with all 4 wheels off the ground the front and back wheels seem to be locked together. we can't turn the rear wheels while holding the front st...
1989 Porsche 944 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WPOAA0958K
european techs please help me with this one.it was brought to me running very rich would barely start and run and i found the fuel regulator and the damper leaking gas into the engine vacuum. i replaced the regulator and damper i also replaced plugs,cap,rotor ...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L a/c VIN: YS3DD58H8Y
We evacuated system and replaced expansion valve. No change in system operation. We evacuated system and made sure of system charge which is 1.75lbs. pressures are still at 40 low side and 225 high side, still not cold enough air. I noticed the expansion valve...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 9BWGF21J4Y
This car came in with a low power complaint, excessive smoke and noisy engine (loud diesel knock.) We checked the timing with VAG-COM and it showed retarded timing (at the bottom of spec range), so we checked the timing belt (its recently been replaced) and it...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSK69MX1
Hope some VW Techs have an idea for me. Vehicle was towed in, drove fine the day prior, would not start that morning, never any problem according to customer. First thought was an obvious RPM Sensor, although diagnostic tree in Alldata said was ok, replaced wi... Trouble codes: P1113, P0321 (Engine RPM Sensor-G28 Not A Plausible Signal)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L starter VIN: WVWTH63B52
no crank from starter with code 01008 stored in seat memory..alternator installed one month ago...vehicle towed in starter bench tests fine
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L AWD drivetrain VIN: YV1LZ56D8Y
Light high-pitched screeching coming from under car, pitch doesn't change with road speed, unaffected by braking. On left turns, there are sudden loud reports (single clunks) that occur once every several seconds. I found there is no power coming out of the b...

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1989 Audi 200 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WAUGC0443K
Well, I'll call this one fixed. Thank you for your replies. We ended up swapping out the iac, cleaning all connectors, ect, especially the ones around the coolant sensor and coil. I drove it a bunch of times and it seems great. thanks again for the help, a...
2000 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E52
Much thanks to all that replied. It did turn out to be just the crank sensor. Replaced it with a new one and car drove great. Even though it ohm out good it was still bad. Thank you everyone!! Trouble codes: P0321 (Engine speed sensor implausible signal), P0322 (engine speed sensor no signal).
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABS33491
Thanks everyone. That is what I had thought. The dealer told us it needed to be coded. I thought after spending too much time trying to code "new to me on BMW" time to ask and cut my losses. I just wanted some answers. If I didn't learn from this it was a wast...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Taildoor Window VIN: SALNM22222
Thanks to a quick reply from Marcus, the only one we recieved, this one is fixed. He hit it on the head, the window was catching on the wiring harness inside the door and not going all the way down, so it would not calibrate. It must go all the way down, then ...
1985 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA0947F
Hi group: Thanks you to 17 of you that took the time to reply. Upon further diagnosese I also found no injector pulse. Back to my first problem. My initial test for crank position and speed sensor found no speed sensor signal. The correct wave for the crank po...
1987 Porsche 944 2.5L differential VIN: WP0AB094XH
Thanks for all the help. The majority said the only possible cause was abuse. Which is what I told the customer. His response was "I never even speed and if this transmission breaks I'll see you in court". Oh-well. Some people reported having some trouble w...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVZEE0704S
I actually posted this request for a friend at another shop that was stuck on this vehicle - We spoke at great length about it. Several have posted intelligent reply's about the likelyhood of the timing belt being incorrect or slightly out of sync on the timin... Trouble codes: 00515 (camshaft position sensor faulty).
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L day time running lights VIN: 3VWCF21C4X
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L convertible top VIN: 3VWCK21Y23
we sent it out to volkswagen and it got diagnosed as the limit switch at the ram rod on the pass. side, we replaced it and it still didn't work, we sent it back to v.w. and they ended up replaceing the control module. we didn't pay for it, they did we refused ...
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