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2001 Audi TT Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N21
Customer failed state inspection for p0051 and changed the drivers side front o2 with a bosch unit.Code came back and now also has a code p0101 for the MAF sensor.Using european software for my genesys i pulled codes 17549 for the MAF and code 17527 for the o2... Trouble codes: P0051 (ho2s heater controll cuircuit low b2s1), P0101 (mass/volume air flow a curcuit rng/perf)
1998 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBADE6320W
Bmw techs this 540i has filtered its way down to me and not finding the problem is not an option on your bosses wifes car:) This 540 has a complaint of hessitation at startup. When you start it it will sometimes stall once or twice Or if it does not stall it w...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBAFT00848
i have this 2001 bmw 330i which was towed in after an overheat situation.. we found it had a blown head gasket.. we have done many bmw heads and engine repairs..we have the proper head jigs to do these heads so those were used.. any way after the work was comp...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L rotors VIN: WBAET37463
Vechicle came in three weeks ago for rear rotors and pads. we replaced pads with PBR ceramics, and rotors with Brembo. Vechicle came back with a squeal on rear right wheel, only when traveling slow and braking lightly. Does not make any noise under normal brak...
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L DRL's VIN: WBANF73587
Hello again BMW techs. This is the first time I have had this problem. I'm trying to certify this car to Canadian standards, and cannot find the DRL On/Off function within I-Drive. The other '06-'07 BMW's we have had had this function. It was in I-Drive under ...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: SALPF1544Y
this rover has an intermittent no start which I was able to catch last time in. There was no fuel pump activation which was traced to the ECM main relay not switching on. I had power at the 2 inputs for the relay. On the switched circuit of the relay it powers...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L airmatic VIN: WDBNG70J6Y
info help please. i have looked at smalldata and other info sites to no avail. this car had compressor and front struts replaced about 4 months ago. fine till 3 weeks ago. came in on hook all 4 on the ground after sits a few hours/overnite. when started all fo...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L driver seat VIN: WDBNG70J7Y
hi guys we make mistak and wheh we replace the battery on this car we didnot used the tools to save the memmory on seat ,right know any time start the car disply showes on red ( enterance position on the top picture of steerig in the center and on lower line d...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L test procedure VIN: WDBNG75J62
car has classic mass air flow symptoms, however it is our common practice to check fuel pressure and smoke check for vacuum leaks before selling the meter. when i smoke check the intake system on this vehicle, there are no external leaks, but almost immediatel... Trouble codes: P2004 (hot film maf sensor)
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Electric Window VIN: WDBTJ65J63
Car was brought in for the passanger rear power window not working off the drivers master switch. Window does operate properly off the rear window switch. The other windows all work correctly from the master switch, it is just the passanger rear window that ha...
2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF75K63
Good morning everyone I have an 03 saab 9-3 that we just recently put an alternator on. The customer said that the next day an mil came on. When we checked it we found code 1312 combustion detection cyl 1 & 2 /short to B+. I have never seen this code before. W... Trouble codes: 1312 (combustion detection cyl 1 2 /short to B)
1993 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWFR21H8P
Customer brought car in complaining it was running poorly whereupon it stopped running and it won't restart..It has spark and fuel pressure. The cam and ignition timing are right on. Compression is good and no exhaust restriction. RPM sensor resistence was hig...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1VWDC21C01
Won't perform the secondary air test cancels everytime run This one is beating us up. We have the 5052 from Siemans Thanks in advance for any help. Keith Trouble codes: 16795 (P0411 035 Sec.Air Inj.Sys - Incorrect flow detected)
1993 Volvo 240 2.3L oil light VIN: YV1AW8809P
Thanks for the help,I am working on a volvo with the oil warning light staying on with vehicle off and the key out of the ignition. With the engine running the charging system is normal with no warning lights,there is also a 500 milli-amp draw (I pulled all fu...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L cam shaft pulley VIN: YV1V5255XY
Ok guys Im in need of major help. I made a huge mistake. I pulled the camshaft pulley expecting it to have a keyway to realign it. I was intent on changing the camshaft seals. My problem is i have no idea if the camshaft has moved. Now where do I position the ...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: YV1SZ58D21
Hello Group Todays Stumper Is a Volvo with NO oil pressure after Warm UP Thats right you heard me a Volvo with NO OIL pressure We have never seen this before, this volvo was just purchased by the owner. Former owner states no Problems, (we are wondering) Howev...
2003 Volvo S40 1.9L Misfire VIN: YV1VS29513
Volvo techs I have this S40 setting codes 44 & 45 generic code p0302. I feel I have a valve seat issue confirmed by cylinder leakage test and compression tests done dry and wet.It apears that I have low compression on cyl 2 & 3. I am wondering if there is anyt... Trouble codes: 44 (missfire within first 1000 eng revolutions after start), 45 (missfire within first 1000 engine revolutions after start), P0302

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1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Unknown VIN: WAUBG34D4W
Thanks to all who responded. It ended up being the electric cooling fan. It was difficult to nail down because it would not make the noise all the time. I finally got the noise to be consistent and isolated it to the electric cooling fan. The fan would go into...
2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L steering rack VIN: WAUFL54D6Y
Hello and thank you to those of you who replied. I ended up removing the reservoir and flushing it out. Cleaned the filter screen. Reinstalled and filled with fresh fluid. I did not notice an immediate change however, the next morning the p/s was back to norma...
2000 Audi S4 2.7L Caliper/Pads VIN: WAUDD68D8Y
HI. first of all i would like to thank all of you for the help. It was both rear axles the rings had cracks in them. No codes and intermitint!! I did pull the abs fuse and problem went away. Replaced both axles and problem fixed. It was weird because the noise...
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Cluster & Radio Pixle Display VIN: WBAGF6321S
You Guys Are Awsome! We pulled the cluster and cleaned the board out with electrical contact cleaner & it restored all the pixles. Because our problem was with the pixles not working, not the low back light issue as some responed to. The only thing now, is ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Locks VIN: 4JGAB54E4Y
Thank you all for those who responded. Bryon from Texas had the answer, it was Fuse 42 in the Front Fuse Box(Under the Hood). But I had to figure out why it was blowing. From other responses it lead me to the rear actuator, that would bind every now and the...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Serpentine Belt VIN: YS3EF488X3
Thank you to all for your responses, particularly, Justin [...] and Anders from Swedecar. It seems that others have noticed more noise and more belt flap by the elimination of the center pulley on the 9-5 models. Anders feels the difference between some of...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3VWSF29M2X
changing the fuel quanity from the injection pump helped the idle. after i drove the vehicle again i noticed the turbo was not working,i noticed that the waste gate on the turbo was stuck closed so i moved it till it opens and changed the servo. thanks for t...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Temp light and heater VIN: 3VWCA21C84
WOW!!! I am amazaed at all the responses I got back Thanks!!! Everyone was dead on. The impeller seperated from the water pump shaft. We replaced water pump and T- belt. All is good now. Thanks again.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L abs light on VIN: WVWTH63V62
I decided to send this one to the dealer. I have not heard back from the dealer yet. many thanks Dan
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Righr rear wheel speed sensor VIN: YV1CZ91H04
This vehicle is out the door. Hopefully someone can learn something from this experience. The 3rd row seating in this vehicle is an option. Without the third row seats I believe this repair would have been much easier. The connector for the right rear wh...
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