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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN6341X
This headache came from another shop, they repaired shorted/burnt wires to thermostat sensor, replaced sensor and housing, plus the throttle body. This car has a very rough idle and stalls,worst when cold, poor accel. Cleared all codes and immietiatly code130 ... Trouble codes: 33 (oil condition-sensor temp / A cam position actuator bank 1), 130 (B cam position contol circuit high B1 / throttle valve position control deviation), 140 (map cooling thermostat control circuit electrical), 98 (evap emission system purge control valve circuit)
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L vanos VIN: WBABM3349Y
hello, this vehicle came in and we repaired a bent exhaust vale on cyl#6, after repairs car runs great but still sets code p1520/bmw code#104 eng. oil level quality sensor measurement camshaft pos. actuator bank #1. i can not tell or find any info clearly defi...
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L fuse 10 fail VIN: SALPV1243V
I am having trouble with this RR and cant find anything on it so I hope some one can help! When I turn off car the warning display reads Fuse 10 Failed I have this on 2 range rovers and cant find anything on it. All fuses check good. I am also getting the air ...
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2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: SALNY22243
Only on initial cold start, idle flares to 2,000 RPM, drops slowly to ~1,000 and then surges between 850-1200. It cycles 4 or 5 times then settles down and idles and runs fine. We have baselined the vehicle with plugs, filters and updated programming using Aut... Trouble codes: P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (p0305-), P0305
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2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA29991
Hello Fellow Techs. I have a 2001 Porsche 911 with a check engine light coming on. I only have a generic scanner that is capable of ODBII Code extraction. I found codes: P1128 -- Oxygen Sensing Adaptation Idle Range above Maximum Threshold. Bank 1 P1130 -- Ox... Trouble codes: P1128 (Oxygen Sensing Adaptation Idle Range above Maximum Threshold. Bank 1), P1130 (Oxygen Sensing Adaptation Idle Range above Maximum Threshold. Bank 2)
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1998 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L ft.timing cover VIN: VS3DD38N4W
Thank you for your assistance, I recently replaced the water pump in this vehicle, now it has developed an oil leak by the timing chain cover. I removed the P.S. pump and water pump assy. then ran the engine a little to check for the leak. It appears to me tha...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L reverse VIN: 3VWVA81H4V
We're working on this VW Jetta that keeps jumping out of reverse. We've been through the shifter adjustment several times, and the problem seems to be internal. I see notes about replacing the reverse gear, and 1-2 selector. I'm just looking for someone who ha...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L Misfire VIN: WVWUH23B3Y
This is my first question here so I'll make it a good one. This vehicle was brought into my shop for a transmission problem. While road testing I noticed a lack of power and by the time I made it back to my shop it barely ran. I scanned it and got the below me... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cyl1), P0302 (Misfire cyl2), P0303 (Misfire cyl3), P1393 (Igtnition coil power output 1 electrical malfunction), P1394 (Igtnition coil power output 2 electrical malfunction), P1395 (Igtnition coil power output 3 electrical malfunction)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWSP69M01
customer claims fuel milage is lower since dealer did timing belt.first thought was injection timing-dead on found mass air readings off replaced.could cam timing be off due to inproper belt replacement.customer will be coming back any suggestions.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M22
Lost in farfignuton. Got this Jetta after a shade tree replaced the injection pump and it wouldn't start. In checking the mechanicle timing the cam and crank were in time but the pump was not. I reset the pump timing and it started and ran well. I checked the ... Trouble codes: P1248 (Cold start injector-N108- Control difference)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cluster VIN: 3VWSP69M32
OK, this one is strange, Car was towed in as a no start, It acts like the immobilizer is active (starts the dies) but here is the twist, no dash lights or warning lights at all except the battery light, no power windows, and no com with our scan tool (Auto dia...
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1983 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L engine VIN: YV1AX8853D
I normally work on pre-computer domestics. This Volvo belongs to a good friend.. I need help. This vehicle will crank but not start. There is no spark, no injector pulse and the fuel pump relay is not being grounded. The relay is grounded through the computer...
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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5548T
code p0410 keeps returning and stays in open loop. air pump activates when grounding the signal side of the air pump relay. ckt is good from the ecm too the relay. most of the air injection has been replaced by another shop. scan tool data shows the ecm is not... Trouble codes: P0410 (air injection fault)
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1997 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KW9605V
This tired Volvo came in with complaint of stall when car comes to a stop. Engine is hard to restart. To get restarted, throttle must be held wide open. Symptoms occur mostly when engine is hot. Engine seems to have considerable blow by. TPS was dripping oil, ... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control system malfunction)
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Acuator motors VIN: YV1LS5645V
Hello Volvo Tech's I have a 1997 850 GLT in the shop I just put a new air distribution unit in the car because the shaft going to the floor duct was broke at the acutator motor. I removed the dash and the complete unit and replaced the parts. reinstalled the d...
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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...
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2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L engine VIN: YV1TS90D11
vehicle came in with oil pressure light on at idle & message to shut off engine immediately - light goes off as soon as rpm is raised above idle - the light also does not come on immediately when the engine is started - comes on after about 5 minutes when oil ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L engine VIN: WDBJF65F6W
Hi Guys, Yes indeed this was a very easy repair...the small square plate with the "Oil Pressure Tap" sitting right behind the tensioner pully. Thanks for all who responded. I am really amazed that I've never run across this before with all the 112 engines t...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBJF65FZW
Well this one is still out there. It belongs to a good customer so we still have his trust. We have finally bit the bullet and bought a Mercedes scanner and should have it sometime next week. I will get the car back and see if we get any more info we will repl...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L test procedure VIN: WDBNG75J62
AIR MASS METER WAS THE FIX - THANKS FOR THE REPLY ON THE OIL GURGLING OUT THE DIPSTICK - I JUST HAD NOT SEEN THAT QUITE SO HEAVILY BEFORE - REPLACED DIPSTICK SEAL JUST FOR GOOD MEASURE - CK ENGINE LAMP REMAINED OFF AFTER EXTENDED ROAD TEST AND LIVE DATA VALUES... Trouble codes: P2004 (hot film maf sensor).
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L oxygen sensor VIN: WDD221171A
thanks your respone,this problem has solved by replace the Me control unit. if you know further information please send E -mail give me: [...]. thanks again. Sean form China
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF75K63
Thanks for all of the very quick replys. Everyone said the exact same thing. Replace the ignition cassette. I was of the same mind but I always think I must have done something since I was just there but in this case it was just a coincidence. It may have been... Trouble codes: 1312 (combustion detection cyl 1 2 /short to B).
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1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L airbag VIN: WVWCB5155L
i ended up contacting an old friend that played with vw's and he had the tool your members advised me was needed to reset the problem code, thanx.
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Batterry VIN: 3VWBB61C5W
Thanks for all the great replies. We found a loose connection in the door lock actuator. We repaired this and installed a new battery. The customer picked up the car two weeks ago and have not heard from him since. I am calling this one fixed.
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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L temp gauge VIN: WVW3AH4705
Well, when I called the dealer back , they had no problem locating the correct sensor.The original sensor was the black sensor located in the t stat housing. The new sensor was an updated green one, and so far so good. The gauge has been working fine. If the p...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L cam shaft pulley VIN: YV1V5255XY
well guys it is possible to fix this vehicle without special tools. I contacted volvo to borrow their tool but they said they didnt have one. All they do is make sure the back of the cams which are very similiar to fords, line up straight across. They have ...
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