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1987 BMW 325 2.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBAAB5404H
we have this bmw with high co, tried new o2 sensor, new vaf sensor, fuel pressure good,ect normal, checked evap system good. we do have vaf sensor reference voltage at 11.3 volts is this normal.thought voltage was 5 volts. dowe have a bad ecm? we have checked ...
1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, fail safe mode VIN: WBAGC8313K
Hi group. The EML light comes on intermittently and goes into limp mode. Code 23 is the only code. I checked live data but showed all OK when light is out, and can't get in when light is on. Before I order an EML control unit for this car, can anyone confirm? ... Trouble codes: 023 (Control for TP servomotor cylinder 1-6)
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L head gasket VIN: SALHC1345P
Hi Rover techs, I have this Land Rover W/head gasket leak. This one is unfamiliar to me (no Land Rover experience). From what I have found there is a TSB([...])witch covers updated head gasket and bolts,it states vehicles affected VIN LH 647645 - LJ 08192...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L dash vents VIN: WDBGA32E5V
I have this 140 body benz whet low air flow out of side vents. It had a blower motor and regulator installed at another shop 2 weks a go and all was well untill a couple days ago. The volume out of the center seams normal but almost no flow out side vents unle...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starts and stalls VIN: 3VWSF29M2Y
we can communicate with certain modules, just can't get into the engine module and the dash/immobilizer module which according to identifix tech the dash and immobilizer are combined. Strange thing is the security light is not on when this is happening and you...
2001 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L mil VIN: WV2KB47001
Hello All, Got this code that keeps comming up 17755 or P1347 camshaft sensor/engine speed sensor inncorrect allocation, have replaced both sensors, checked camshaft chain and still code comes back, also sometimes when cust starts car runs rough like misfire ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP29M61
Thank you in advace for help again on this jetta. I cant seem to get a straight answer on testing this code. I am looking for how I am to test the glow plugs on this before I just put them in. I know the mileage is getting there, but want to be sure I am not h... Trouble codes: P0380

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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L sterring angle sensor VIN: WBAAM3348Y
thanks starting to think the modis is limited on certin car . sent the car to dealer for recal lights out thanks for the info .
2003 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L temperature gauge VIN: 5UXFB93513
Thanks to all of you. I cleared all codes and did a reset with Modis and gauge went back to normal. Thanks Louie
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Stall, Hard to restart VIN: WDBEA30D5M
I did find that the fuel distributor was out of adjustment after adjusting throttle plate car idles and revs a lot better also found cat to be clogged but car still stalls after reaching operating temp. I have not given up yet customer is not in big hurry so I...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L Electronic VIN: WDBNG78J02
Thanx to all who replied! On my BAUM CS2000, live data told me the n2 speed sensor read @ idle, the turbine and engine speed sensors read @ idle, and the n3 sensor read zero. In gear all went to zero except engine speed. While moving the n3 sensor still read z...
1992 Porsche 968 3.0L abs VIN: WP0CA2967N
Sorry about the late closing. I found a bad abs relay, not sending 12 volts to the control unit. I had to back probe the connector to find it. New relay and the speedo works. Apparnetly the speedo gets its input from the abs control unit. If the abs is down no...
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L engine VIN: WPOCB2980Y
thank you all. i followed the majority of suggestions from youz guyz and replaced the oil speparator. fired this puppie up and within 45 seconds the smoke dissapeared. $90. plus some pluggs and 1 hrs. time your great !! charlie
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L abs VIN: WVWAH63BX1
I would like to thank every one that responded to my help request. As most of you guessed it is the ABS module that is the problem. I would like to personally thank David for giving me the name and number for a Canadian company that repairs these modules (Xemo...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCP21C21
Replaced the glow plug harness and accelerater pedal assembly. Car is fixed. Thanks for the replies! Trouble codes: 16610 (Pedal Pos Sensor/Switch C Performance / Implausible Signal), 16764 (Glow Plug Monitoring).
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5507R
Thanks for all the replies but no one really hit the mark on this one. First off, there really isn't any diangostic help in mitchell on how the tps signal comes from the fuel injection ecu to the ignition ecu-because the information is shared between the two.... Trouble codes: 411 (Throttle switch signal absent or faulty).
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5529R
First of all let me say THANK YOU to everyone that responded. Yes after a little more searching I found the crank sensor and tested with a lab scope. Looks Good. I went ahead a rolled my dice and updated the cam sensor,and as I suspected Whalla this Volvo star...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L engine VIN: YV1CM91H74
we r/r trans check fly wheel ok .cleand meeting surface on trans with motor and replace the rpm housing.the housing has a slot that has 2 face toward engine and this grove was turning when its not suppost 2 turn.i hope this can help u guys thanks for u guy tha...
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