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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3333X
Hey bmw tecks, i need some help with this one. i have a 323i with no injector pulse,no spark and no fuel pressure, crank ok.What i would like to know could the security system cause this.
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63402
Ok, need some help with this code Please. When I first got this car. It tested drove ok. the complaint is Engine light on. Hesitates at a stand still. OK.. pulled codes. So what I needed to know is the code p0313 misfire detected with low fuel.. no flow chat i... Trouble codes: P0313, P1083, P1085, P0171
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Airbag light VIN: SAJGA53CX3
I cannot find a description in Mitchell Airbag Repair Manuals or MOD for this code. Dealer will not provide any info only that it needs to be scanned on their system. Since it flashes a code 13, all I need is a description to further investigate. Should be sim...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDBGA51EXS
hello iatn members we'll working on a 95 s500 mercedes, car came misfiring on the left bank and we found that the ignition control module was bad after testing. we released the car. custumer drove for 6 mos., and in between that time, the car broke down in ano... Trouble codes: 19 (fuel injectors open short circuit or self adaptation in lh-sfi control module. n3-1 at limit.), 24 (crankshaft position sensor defective from ignition control module.)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDB1704472
thanks for looking at this request. i have a car that seems to have an excessive amount of oil in the intake hose area. it first came in for no start and we traced it to the air mass meter. we replaced that and roadtested fine but noticed a lot off oil in the ... Trouble codes: P0110, P0243, P0300, P0301
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDBG1E2X
One code, very specific, for secondary air injection circuit shorted to voltage P1450 (17828) Mitchell test done, verified circuit from ecm to relay good and not shorted to power, next step replace SAI relay done cleared code, reset immediatly, if code resets ... Trouble codes: P1450 (vag17828 secondary air induction)
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1992 Volvo 850 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: LS5506P203
vehicle came with mil light on, checked codes, found code 411 tps switch to be present. carried out check on tps switch, found switch to open circuit have way through opening throttle. remove switch and replace with new switch. on test driving vehicle, light s... Trouble codes: 411 (tps switch)
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS97D5X
Hi group! Before I pull the one remaining hair I have, I keep getting this code every 2nd trip after clearing code. There is continuity from sensor to computer pins. Checked sensor input with scanner and read the same as B1S1 but code is still set. I scoped se... Trouble codes: P0154 (O2 sensor no activity B2S1)
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L oil consuption / smo VIN: YV1LS5649W
hi volvo techs out there. NEED some help..,we're really eating it on this one... car was brought in to the shop with the complaint of exesive oil consuption and lots of smoke pouring out exhaust. also had external oil leaks at turbo ,and oil coming out of inte...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L controller VIN: WAUYP54B31
Even though the code we were getting indicated a problem within the ABS controller, based on recommendations from an iATN response (special thanks to Jarrod [...]) we checked the ASR (Automatic Slippage Regulation) controller high up under passenger carpet....
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2002 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L stereo VIN: 5UXFB935X2
Thanks to all that replied! the fix was the radio module in the spair tire area. All indicators were pointing there and with a little help from you guys we definately were able to finger the culprate.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM633XB
Well this one fooled me! it turn out the vehicle had a vacuum leak, a large one, at the bottom of the intake bihind and down the air injection pump right on the front of the intake. I don't know why smoke will not come out of it, I guess the intake flap? anywa... Trouble codes: P0170 (right bank adaptation reached limit), P0173 (left bank adaptation reached limit), P0150 (oxigen sensor left before twc), P0130 (oxigen sensor right before twc).
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Soft Top VIN: WDB123456
THanks to everyone that took the time to reply to my help request. I am happy to report that this vehicle is fixed. As it turns out Alexander and Jon were both right on. The switch I was looking for was right on the Hydraulic Ram on the right side of the v...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2985X
The car is fixed and it was a bad MAF.I totally neglected to mention the reason I was looking for voltage specs to begin with.My euro scanner {VEDIS EURO PRO}was broken at the time and was flying blind as far as checking engine load or maf output. I receive...
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