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Help Request Answers
1999 Audi A4 1.8L ABS & Brake VIN: WAUCB28D9X
I Hi Audi techs, Yellow abs light on steady and red brake light is on flashing, beepers beeping when car first started. Using AST scanner with VW Audi software, I get "no communication" message. I'm able to communicate with engine management and trans. modules...
1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L climate controlm VIN: WBAGK2328W
Problem when a/c and heater on auto fan speed only goes half way (On other cars fan speed will go to high then come down once temp comes down this doesn't) you can switch to manuel mode and fan speed will go to high or low all vents appear to be ok I drove car...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33531
After doing the valve cover gaskets, we have no injector operation on all the cylinders on the left bank, as the codes show. We retraced our steps looking for damaged or disconnected wires or grounds and find nothing, unless there is a wiring problem in one of... Trouble codes: 140 (map cooling), 153 (injector circuit open 8 p0208), 151 (injector circuit high/low 5), 156 (injector circuit open 7), 154 (injector circuit open 6), 51 (also 5354 and 56 all misfire codes for left bank)
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L abs VIN: WBABS33491
Replaced engine computer, had programmed at dealer. Now setting code for rotational rate 5e3c. I cannot find any info on where it gets this signal from. Bmw says there is no sensor. Does anyone have any info on this? Thanks Rich
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L car body VIN: WBADT63481
Hello all I have a very sick bmw in the shop. Car had dead battery after the alarm system was activated by some smashing the drivers side mirror. The customer jumped started car form the engine jump posts and thats whem all the problems begain. 1. cental lock...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL on VIN: 5UXFA53552
Car came in with dead battery and alternator. The dash was lit up like a christmas tree. Scanned for codes and pulled codes from most all systems. All will clear except code 090 which The Baum Iscan does not identify. There were 3 codes in the ABS that were no...
2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L air distributuion VIN: SAJWA51AX5
A/C blows out the defrost all the time. This is automatic climate control with LED display. I am praying that there is a reset/ relearn proceedure,, or a self-test. I get some temperature control and the slightest airflow control. Mitchell and Alldata are of l...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transmission VIN: SALME11434
Hello Landrover techs, The instrument panel on this vehicle displays the message "Transmission Fail Safe" Codes P0730 and P0732 (incorrect gear ratio) were retrieved. My research shows this to be either a CAN fault or the transmission itself has failed. After...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDBJF55F4T
Hi all in IATN land. Need some help with this beautiful Benz. Customer complaint is car will start and run very rough after driven a short distance and restarted. Can floor the throttle and car won't make any power. Exhaust smells of sulfur when this occurs. A...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E5Y
thanks for checking this one out! this suv has code po410 stored (secondary air injection fault). we cleared code and turned back to customer since we were able to command air pump on with scanner and it did operate. car came back with code set again. air pump...
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L compressor VIN: 4JGAB57E35
Vehicle came in with a/c inop and what looks like part of the front hub assembly missing to the a/c compressor. Charged system to check for leaks found shaft seal leaking. Smalldata has very little info on this vehicle. If you took the job in, what would you r...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L power steering motor VIN: WMWRE3345T
steering motor wont shut off can not find relay
1971 Other European SilverSpur 5.0L master cyl
Hi, Low to no brake pedal. This car has two pumps that run off the camshaft to build hydraulice pressure.I have tried to bleed the wheels with the engine running and get very little brake fluid out of any of the wheels. R.f. seems to put out some fluid. I cl...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Oil pressure VIN: YV1LS56D8K
Here I guess is one for the books! Customer was driving car home from Lake Cumberland when the oil light came on. He stopped and checked oil level and was down about a quart and a half. Added oil and light was still on but was making no noise at all so he deci...
2004 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Whine/whistle/singing noise top center of engine VIN: YV1MS68284
Volvo techs, this S40 w/ a 2.5 engine has a whine/whistle/singing noise that appears to come from the center engine by the valve cover at IDLE only. Our customer had it to Volvo for this problem and they replaced the turbo which was no help. Any one ever had t...
2005 Volvo S80 2.5T AWD 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TH59215
Vehicle needs sticker but wil not communicate with state inspection machine(not us). VIDA works fine with this car. Car will communicate with only one of our OBDII tools. Pin 7 is not used in this car. I am fairly sure that this car uses CAN for OBDII. My unde...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Safety VIN: WBADD6323V
Thank you for your replies, James hit close enough to the mark the conector to the pass dash airbag conector was at fault. I disconected and reconected the conector and cleared the fault. A final tab bend insured a good conection.
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on, LEAN BANK #1 AND 2 VIN: WBAFB22551
Hi you great masters, I have fixed the problem lean bank#1 and #2 on 2001 BMW x5 4.4L with your help. I chenged the front and rear plate oring gaskets, I replaced under the Intake rear plate a littel Vaccume hose (leaking), I also replaced the Air Mass meter. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L trans stuck in 1ST VIN: 4JGAB54E7Y
Thanks to everybody who sent me massages ,IT was the shifter module that got wet at the time of detailiung .IT had to be programed to ecm . thank you morie
2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Accessories VIN: WP1AB29P84
Hi,all member Finally the problem is loose contact on pin A61 of Immo CU, the circuit is linked to antenna in rear spoiler. Thank you!
2003 Saab 9-3 Vector 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3FF46Y93
The car was sent to SAAB. What I was told from the service forman was that the fuse to the front network bus blew it seemed to happen on turns. With no power to the bus the key module would not work. After some continuity tests, he decided to change the clock ...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L oil leaks and interrior lighting VIN: WVWPD63B3X
i would like to star with giving thanks for your time and info. since the has been in the shop every thing the customer has told us about the car has not done yet. we whent ahead and repaired the air pump. we sent the car on with the customer letting him know...
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