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1996 Audi A4 2.8L no drive indrive VIN: WAUEA88D6T
the car will not move in drive will move in 1st gear & rev
1999 Audi A4 1.8L front pump VIN: WAUCB28D1X
i removed all front pump bolts and the pump doesn't want to come out. next i removed valve body to see if any thing was holding it up and still nothing any one have the info on how to remove pump on this a4 quattro? trans is a 5-hp-19 help
1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Cruise VIN: 4USCH7327T
Hi all, Have an in-op cruise control. I am leaning towards the module but would like some expert opinion. I have tested all the switch outputs at the module and they are all good Pins 20-24 at the module. I have ran the actuator manually and motor runs. Seloni...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WBADM6343Y
Car came in with the check engine light on and the EML light on. DTC p1542 and 1580.We replaced the trhottle body and the codes went away but it stumbles real bad and the EML light is still on. It idles Great but when you accel it missfires. I have read old po... Trouble codes: P1542, P1580
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Stall VIN: SAJHY1740M
this car came in with the fuel problem stalling when in drive sparttering stalling diagnose found water in the fuel tank no fuel preasure, install new pump everything was okay customer picked up the car few days later he called said the vehicle is doing the sa... Trouble codes: 24 (fuel fail), 44 (fuel fail)
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 ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA665NF
Hello Mercedes Techs This car has a high idle condition and is not getting power to the idle valve,the wiring is ok from ECU to idle valve,we tried another overvoltage relay, the information to do some testing is not clear, please advise and supply information...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72EXX
Hi, Car came with code 0446- activated canister valve. I did replaced the valve with new (smaller diameter and hose) from MB. Same code. Also replaced fuel pressure sensor(on the filler neck). No help. I get no voltage on the blue wire(should be 12V according ... Trouble codes: P0446 (activated charcoal canister shutoff valve)
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWBF61C2W
Not even the dealer can fix this problem. I am trying to repair 1998 VW Beetle Diesel with about 65K on it. I helped this customer with a no start at which time I found a dead battery. I replaced it and everything was fine for about a week. The car would not s... Trouble codes: P0302
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD29M71
Hi guys Hope there are some out there knowing vw's. This car came to me apart so i dont know if this was an issue before. It had a few valves bent and local machine shop did the head. The car runs great. I keep getting a cam positioner code and replaced the ca... Trouble codes: P0340
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L sunroof VIN: 3VWSK69M83
hello i have an odd one.the sun roof opens by its self when ever it feels like.i dont want to just throw parts in.i have talked to dealer no help any help would be great.
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L 2-3-4 shift VIN: YV1LW5528R
volvo techs... i'm not a transmission man and i definately don't see many volvos. however, my customer asked me for help on this problem because the volvo dealer is quite a distance and he is quite elderly. the problem is transmission shifting when cold. the c...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L abs sensor VIN: WAUDC68D21
sorry about the delay, had to work on a difrent car first. sure enough the rear abs ring was broken !! i replaced it and problem solved!!! thanks to all that responded. great sight!
1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, fail safe mode VIN: WBAGC8313K
Sorry for the late fix, I posted on LMV as well and thought I closed them both. I switched the throttle bodies from left to right and the code followed. We found a used one, installed and all is well. Thanx to all who took time to reply!! Trouble codes: 023 (Control for TP servomotor cylinder 1-6).
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WBABK8325W
Thanks to all who sent in their ideas. The customer has not decided what to do with the vehicle so it is just sitting at the shop. It was severly overheated and will require a disassembly. From the information we received it sounds like the problem is with the...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM534XY
Hello BMW techs The cam timing was off and we also had to reset the vanos timing ,you have to use the special double vanos tool to do the job correctly. the car is running well. thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P1520.
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBAFT00848
sorry to get back to you late.thank you for all the responses.. this one is fixed. the air mass meter was bad. replaced the meter and all is well...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WBAGH83471
Its back together with the right torque specs thanks to Dana [...]. I was never able to communicate with the engine computer via Modis with either BMW connectors. I was able to get global and see my fuel trim was out of wack. I checked for vacuum leaks and aske...
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L DRL's VIN: WBANF73587
Thanks to you who responded. You guys were right. I had to go to BMW and Pay Budds in Oakville $115 for their expert factory trained tech to turn on this cars drl's. Now what BMW is doing as well, is there is a notice from BMW that they are rwequiring a $3000 ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Air bag Code VIN: WDCAB54E71
Ok,the right troble code help me to fix this car,(bad contact beteewn air bag and module), but I fixed 1 problem and the scanner tool donīt clear the stored codes,B 1878,I need to change the control air bag module and I finish this car with sucess! I work wi...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Ignition switch VIN: WDBRN47J82
I was hoping to close this post with a surefire fix. But, the car was taken to a dealer in another town & no one will tell me anything. I really appreciate the help I received. Most said it would have to go to a dealer anyway. The others gave me some helpful h...
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L Power Windows VIN: WMWRC335X6
Well, I appreaciate the feedback guys. At this point the customer hasn't been back with the car. He is waivering back and forth on whether or not to have us look at it or drive the 2-3 hours each way to the dealer for them to service it under warranty.
1998 Ferrari F355 Spider 3.5L engine noise VIN: ZFFXR48AXW
Dropped oil pan, oil pump is chain driven, lower timing belt sprockets are gear driven off crank. Oil pump chain had lots of play, chain tensioner is a spring loaded wedge type device that looks like it came out of a 850 Fiat. When I touched the wedge it poppe...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M22
Thanks for all the help. I had the injection timing too far advanced. Some one local told me that the diaphram on the EGR valve could stick and cause a no start. Maby the dealer didn't screw her. Thanks again, Sam Trouble codes: P1248 (Cold start injector-N108- Control difference).
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