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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Dead battery VIN: TRUUT28N11
Hi guy's, We got this TT here with a battery draw problem. If it sits for several days the battery will be dead & need a boost or battery recharge to start the engine. It's been an on going problem with this car since the end of 2006 when we replaced his batte...
2002 Audi A4 1.8L heating system VIN: WAULC68E42
car came in with no heat problem, changed thermostat, changed water pump flushed cooling after bleeding a few times still no heat, heater hoses get hot with car running but when heating is turned on inside the car goes from warm to cold? anyone who got this pr...
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L starting circuit VIN: WBACB3325S
From the wiring diagram the Start wire from ignition switch goes to a Immobilizer module which then it sends the power to the starter I have power from ignition switch but no power at starter My question's are 1.Could I by pass the the module? 2.Is there somet...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6327W
need some beamer help, we very seldom see a bmw. car came in a week ago with over heating problem & ses light. fixed coolant leak, which fixed overheating issue. ses was code for engine temp. at home & don't remember code as my lead tech had done repair. clear... Trouble codes: P0441, P0420
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L heater case? VIN: WBAGH83421
hi everyone. i have this bmw that when you have in on heat on the heater control head, it will start blow really hot and then start blowing cold air from only the center vents. i have checked for codes, using the pc retervier and i get a code 64 my alldata doe...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Forward/Reverse gears VIN: WDBJF82F4W
Hello all, I have this Benzo here that's got me thinking. So the customer brought the car in for a delayed 1-2 shift. We found the fluid to be dirty and the trans plug was just starting to leak so we replaced the conducter plate and plug seal/o-ring as well (U...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L electronic ignition switch VIN: WDBLK65G01
Hey fellow Benz techs, I need some diagnostic advice on this CLK. The ignition switch is inop and will not unlock steering or turn from zero position as if the wrong key is being inserted. I'm unable to communicate with eis with Baum scanner or any other syste...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Climate Control VIN: WDBSK75F13
So the battery was disconnected recently due to an unrelated repair. Was unable to access the "Lower Control module" as the Modis calls it, communication was unsuccessful--as was a correct version year Star Diagnostics machine. The Clmate contol is relatively ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L air ride VIN: 4JGBB75E16
Hello everyone i have a mercedees that the air ride wont inflate,the pump runs and puts out air but thats it.icannot find any leaks and i dont have any way to access the air ride module(our soft ware only goes to 04)anyway, i was wondering if this was a dealer...
1985 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA094XF
Hopefully someone here at Iatn can shed some light before all of my hair is pulled out .This car (a regular customer) got towed in from a body shop with a no spark condition.After replaceing the coil simply because it was there at the crash site and pin testin...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRA81HXW
I put a starter in it thats what it was in for fixed...now the problem back out of shop for road test and park it..drive away gets to 3000rpm bogs goes to idle let it idle comes back to life 3000rpm bogs even in other gears...code P301 an 1580 comes up ever ti... Trouble codes: P1580, P0301
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L vent temp VIN: WVWPD63B61
good morning everyone, i have this 2001 passat that came in with a no heat problem, the temprature gauge was reading low and the hoses were not very hot. so we put thirmostat in and flushed the system, the vent temperature rerached 170 degrease in the bay, and...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTH69M12
Hey guys, got a good one here. The customers MIL came on and she took it to a national retail parts store to get the code pulled for free. The code quoted was 81165 which they said was a faulty MAF- but this particular code doesnt come up. We've put 2 new ma... Trouble codes: 81165 (maf)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE69M42
Hopefully this will at least provide some entertainment for you. This VW came in with a blown fuse and a locked fuel pump. After replacing the fuse & fuel pump, monitoring voltage across the power and ground terminals at the pump, to make sure there was no u...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGR61JX4
I have a VW Golf here setting a code 18009 (P1601). There are no apparent symptoms. I have checked Alldata & Mitchell and can not find any reference to this code at all nor is this relay (J317) listed in the component locater. Can anyone out there tell me 1) W... Trouble codes: 18009 (Relay for supply voltage termnial 30 Implausible signal.)

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2001 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBH64B21
all 4 replies ware extremely helpfool.most ware right on the money. intake cam was off by one tooth.after that lite never came on.sincere thanks to all who helped.proud to be business sponcer of this iatn team. Trouble codes: P0346.
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA50D7J
Want to thank everyone who replied to this post. We did what most said about the cold start injector, by pulling it out of the manifold and disconnecting the wires. It check out fine. We checked the fuel pressures and that's where we found the problem. The...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBEB28E8N
well this one is diagnosed. i removed the #1 injector,placed rags over the hole and started the engine for 1/2 a second.oil poured out of the hole like a faucet.[no exageration]it is clear to me that oil from the head gasket can make it into the cyl and flow o...
1976 Porsche 911 S 2.7L Brake lights VIN: 9116310581
THanks to Rick from New Mexico, Craig from Washington, They gave me the wire color info in the engine compartment. Black and yellow wire. Found brake signal to the fire wall. Had to remove the tail light. Not that easy. Screws wher spinning. Managed to g...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting,and accessories VIN: WVWMA23B4Y
Hi and thank you all for the help, yes the solder connections did break and all is working now. The water leak is as noted by many of you at the ECU box due to plugged drains. Once again thank you all.
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L heater VIN: WVWRH63B91
Lots of replies with the same answer. The heater core was partially plugged. I never would have guessed it the antifreese looked good very clear. Jason suggested filling the core with CLR used to clean out pipes in house pluming. You can find it at your local ...
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L No symptoms VIN: YV1LW5544W
Thank you all for those who responded. We did perform the drive cycle completion TSB, but no result. We have follwed the suggestion of removing the battery cables and having the cables touch for 10 minutes and still no result. What is strange is that once the ...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Coolant Loss
Well, I got the coolant leak taking care of. Machine shop forgot to mil the head. As far as the fan and temp gauge go, finally got the customer to tell me that it was an ongoing problem before the timing belt went. Thanks to everone who replied!!
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