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1998 Audi A4 1.8L cylinder 2 VIN: WAUCB68D9W
Good afternoon everyone I have 98 Audi A4 the came in for rough running. It had a p0302 #2 cylinder misfire code. The car runs perfect 95% of the time but intermittantly while driving down the road it will start to misfire and drops the #2 cylinder but by the ...
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L cam timing belt VIN: WAUED54B8Y
im gonna shoot this car, it all started when we pulled engine and replaced turbos (twice because of faulty parts)also replaced clutch assembly and water pump/timing belt and components at same time. now vehicle exhibits a timing belt rub only untill engine get...
1979 BMW 733i 3.2L Poor Idle Quality
hello group,we have a 79 bmw with an idle of about 3500 rpm,all the time,have replaced the iac valve,problem still there.we dont have any information on these,so any help would be greatly appreciated.didnt find any vacuum leaks.thank you.
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5533X
i dont have a smoke machine to check intake gasket,being that the misfire is at idle only.so I'm thinking that maybe cam sensor's bad.info is limited for this so if any of you BMW techs could lead me in the right direction it would be grateful thanks Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L oil can lite VIN: WBAAZ33463
Hi Bemmer tech's, we have this 325i with the oil can lite staying on too long and setting a code (Ox27C3 - 10179-thermal oil level sensor: below min. threshold) is this a sensor problem? We can not find anything in Alldata to help us with this. We checked TSB'...
2001 Jaguar XKR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAUDA42B21
This only comes on when getting on the highway.Check engine light comes on and power limited comes up in masage center.O2 senser reading good.Thanks Charles Trouble codes: P0174
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA51C02
Hello Jaguar Techs. I will be replacing the auto trans. on this lovely beast, and was curious if anyone has any good advice on the r&r. Does the engine have to be removed to get the trans out? Does the entire engine/trans assy have to be removed together? Al...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L transmission service VIN: SAJEA51D93
Hello fellow techs! We are trying to get as much info as possible on this car to do a transmission service (changing fluid/filter)alldata has some info but i wanted to check with all of you if anyone has had experience doing a transmission service on these car...
1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L ABS warning light VIN: SALJY1288S
Hello fellow techs, This Land Rover came in to our shop last week with an intermitant ABS warning light, our tech jumped the OBD-II blue connector and read code 2-14, left front wheel sensor,he scoped the two front sensors and found the front left sensor defec...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Unknown VIN: EB28EXNB58
Need some info on this car, first of all the blower motor runs all the time with the key on will not change speeds on hi or low or auto. blower motor will turn off with key so Im think this is caused by a bad blower regulator the owner said it always did that ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L bas warning VIN: WDB2083652
Hello everyone, this car presented with the BAS warning message in the instrument cluster,(not the small yellow BAS light to the left of the cluster, which is operating normally )The BAS warning comes on when starting,then goes off and leaves a small symbol to...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L power windows/seats/locks/power mirrors VIN: WDBJF65FB4
Scanned 38 pin connector. Found the codes listed above. Also had a B1010 low voltage supply N321. When the car came in it had no power seat on the drivers side. No power mirrors and power window inop. Check bulletins on IATM. Found several problems with rear d...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Front rotors VIN: WDBJF65H0X
Greetings, We replaced the front brake pads and rotors on this vehicle 2years/20,000 miles ago. Today is the 3rd time since then that the car has returned with a strong brake pulsation and in every case it has been the front rotors that were warped. We always ...
2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Cuts out VIN: WPOBA29983
Dear Porsche Friends, We are working on this 996 with the Motronic 7.8 DME (= same as for the new 997ís), Which is totally different than the earlier 7.2 Motronic! The complain is: When throttle is depressed more the 50 % (measured with PIWIS-tester) the engi... Trouble codes: P0638 (DVE fault position deviation)
1997 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L High, low beams VIN: YS3CF68M7V
Hi folks, I have this 97 9000 which as all do has headlight issues. Intermittently the headlights won't switch from hi to low or low to hi. Usually its when the customer has the car and not when I do. I replaced the multi function switch and the orange headli...
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWAB81E2W
car came in with mil light on. scanned and found code po172, Bank one system to rich I replaced upstream o2 sensor. customer drove car and called me the next day light came on same code. Gave car tune-up using all bosch parts. Cap,rotor,plugs,and wires. insta... Trouble codes: P0172
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L steering angle sensor VIN: WV2KB47092
I have this Eurovan from a regular customer that has a code for the steering angle sensor. The problem I am having is not how to troubleshoot but how to find this van in the ElsaWin software I have. This software is ver 3.5 I tryed checking to see if the vans ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B03
Guys This vehicle came in from a kid who attempted to disassemble and clean the throttle valve himself. Of course when he was done it would barely run. It had a list of codes as long as your arm. BTW We have a Modis w/the euopean sotware - just updated. As you... Trouble codes: P1297 (VAG 17705 Throttle valve connection pressure loss), P0300 (Random Misfire Detected)

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L abs VIN: WBABS33481
Thanks to everyone that responded to my help request. After recieving your feedback, some suggested that the DSC have a high failure rate, and recommended going after that first. Customer was advised that the DSC Module should be replaced, and has opted no...
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L turn signal, high beam lights
1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L cylinder head VIN: SAJNW4843L
Not to many responses but the ones that I got were more than helpful. I ended up not needing the tool for the tensioner but I did have to order a special puller for the cylinder head to get it off. I have done the xj6's before and have always managed to get th...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L bumper cover VIN: 181FL97627
Thanks to John [...]. reply was right on.Remove lower valance. 1 10MM bolt on each side under finder liner, rest in the open. pop out the side marker lights,unhook driving/fog lights took about 30 minutes and off it came. Considering it's a Jaguar, it was ...
2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L Remote Keyless Entry VIN: SALTL16413
Had the Land Rover dealer program the remotes to the new receiver. System working ok. Thanks for all the replies.
2001 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L ride control VIN: WDBNG73J21
found left rear lower control arm bent due to tow truck r&r with new control arm and strut assy. bled out ace system cleared codes .
1985 Porsche 928 S 5.0L Interior VIN: WPOJB092XF
Thanks to eveyone that offered there assistance with this vehicle. Voltage is supplied to the Oil Pressure Gauge, and the Oil Pressure Switch provides the variable ground. A simple way to test and prove this is to disconnect the wire feeding the Oil Pressur...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP29M92
Gentleman I'm afraid I have not yet got this vehicle fixed.My buddy ask me to help and put this VW on net.He has not yet got the car back.I'm not sure if he is dragging his butt or customer is not rebooking.I asked him a couple of times to get cracking but he ... Trouble codes: P0673 (Glow plug circuit error).
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