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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN534XY
car came in with check engine lite on with multiple codes from another shop we cleared all codes then test drove car drove fine we gave back to customer then the car returned with check engine lite on again we scanned and only code 185 for leak diagnostic pump... Trouble codes: 185 (this is factory bmw code for leak diagnostic pump)
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L lifter VIN: WBADT434X1
hello group,i got this bmw presently reinstalling lifters on cylinder head i notice on the liftres itself where it goes on top of the valve if you looking inside the lifter itself some are larger and some it smaller my question is where do the large one go .i ...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33464
Fellows:We're eating it big time on this one ; this car is a "after a year come back" with a BIG problem; and here's the story. car came the first time to the shop with a no power/ and exessive oil consuption complaint, the car was burning 1 qt of oil every 30... Trouble codes: 0304 (cyl4 misfire), 0305 (cyl 5 misfire), 0306 (cyl 6 misfire), P1418
1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Electronic VIN: SAJMW1340R
Transmission is in limp mode with warning light on. Procedure needed to access and clear codes(Jaguar scanner not avaiable). TPS sweep is normal. Warning light does not blink out codes. No fault found in wiring at TCM and transmission.
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L radio VIN: WDBHA23G1W
is their and master radio code for this car? what's involve if you don't have one.
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF65F7W
hi, guys & gals i have a mercedes benz E320 that i need guidance the car was bought running in the auction and the tow guys losted the key ,owner took car to the dealer and sayd the vin is not on the system that must be canadian, my question is what is needed ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Starting VIN: WDBRF61J41
Good afternoon one and all. This C240 occasionally will exhibit a no-crank situation and I have tried all the keys and it makes no difference. The quick test tells of a SAM-F problem and a malfunction on the dash for the rear tail light circuit that says "subs...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4GJ5489634
wel weare to star, hi gays i check all the wires fron the egnetion swicht to f1 sam to the k15 circuit relay to k8 stater relay iget the signal fron the ecm to the stater raley i have check all the wires relate to this circuit.the allactivite module to has a s...
1981 Other European Delorean 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SCEDT26TXB
Hey everyone,got me a Delorean... :-( Came in no start,found bad gas,drained and replaced with fresh gas,car starts and idles now. Test drive,no power,but will get up to speed if you only go part throttle,running roughly 80 psi(not sure if this is correct),i h...
1973 Porsche 914 1.7L No Start VIN: 4732909357
Fuel pump has locked up due to bad fuel and 5 years worth of sitting idle. Bosch no longer produces this pump (photo available upon request) We need a new pump,none of the web sites that sell parts for this have a listing for the pump. Can you help us?
1967 Volkswagen Beetle 12.0L 2nd gear
Jumps out of 2nd gear on acceleration. other belive it to be sincors but I "hope" it is something else. we have checked mounts, shifter linkage and "aftermarket" shifter, but I am not a VW guy and do not know what standard operation and components are used.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L compressor? VIN: 3VWTE29MXY
Hi everyone - i need some VW help with this one. It originally came in because it was blowing warm. when i got the car the ac was working fine, but i found that the pressures indicated an overcharge condition. i evacuated and recharged to proper level. and at ...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2, 2-3 shift VIN: 3WVSE69M02
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE69M03
This Jetta was towed in with a broken timing belt, she was taking an off ramp on the hiway and it died... I replaced the head, belt and all the misc. BS that goes with it. Now I am ready for it to go away, and it wont start. It cranks real good, I have spark, ...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L transmission VIN: 3VWCK21Y33
this is a 09g-6sp transmission. thes is the history my costumer buy this beetle in a action they dont notice the problem becaus when engine is cold run 95% good. but when warm start to do harsh chift owner tellme that he remove the oil pan it was empty one qua...
1980 Volvo 242 DL 2.1L No Start VIN: VC24245A11
I got a good one here for you volvo guys. I have NO information on this thing & hope someone can help ease the pain. vehicle towed in for no start. I have good spark, timing belt isn`t broke(cam spinning). in line fuel pump runs. I dont have any adapters to ch...
2004 Volvo S40 i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS38224
Hi VOLVO Tech, Car came in has Ck Eng. light code P0101 (130A) MAF signal fault, runs ok, Ck with scanner datas they are all good, replace with new MAF bought from Volvo Dealer, clear code road test for 30miles, finally light back on, same code, Ck signal, wir... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF signal fault.)

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1995 Audi A6 2.8L ignition switch VIN: WAUGA84AO5
sorry it took so long. i had to order a special t30 to try to take out the airbag, but it rounded off as well. i was forced to drill out the bolt. i ended up replacing the switch and tumbler. thanks for all the great advice.
1998 BMW M3 3.2L power windows VIN: WBSBG9335W
thanx for all the replies, all were right on the money. i did the initialization and it worked great, thanx again as usual iatn is the best!!!
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53561
Many replies suggested that I check for vacuum leaks, especially at the lower elbow of the plastic intake pipe where it fastens to the throttle body. One reply suggested we check the battery and charging system. Several replies suggested that we reset the vehi... Trouble codes: P0102.
1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Suspension VIN: SALHC1344S
Replacing the front springs actually stopped the bouncing. The shaking now is the front wheels turning side to side. This was fixed by replacing the steering damper. The one we first fitted was defective.
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD78BXS
I recieved several help requests. I checked all of them,clean the IAC, clean the throttle plates, test voltage and ground at IAC connector, checked O rings on intake air plenem, transmission torque convertor sticking on. After I disconnected the IAC and starte...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWWB81HZV
Thanks to all . The repair was a second ECM with a OEM coil.To those who read this in the future this system must have a speed sensor signal to run. The cam sensor signal in the distibutor is not required for engine to run. Bruce
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L abs module VIN: WVWPD63B4X
This Passat is fixed !!! Thanks to 4 replies,specially to Lou & Dan . Dan provided the info about the ABS pin 28 to TCM pin 19 ,instead of ABS pin 27 & TCM pin 35 by alldata . When we code the new module with code 00003.Right away after clear the code & start ...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
i appreciate all the help i recieved on this one. especially Alon from Israel. i decided ti try and trace the wire from the ecm to the epc light in the instrument cluster , and found no problem. at this point i was ready to change the ECM. i pulled it out to g... Trouble codes: 18084 (18098-), 18098.
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21YX3
I am closing this request untill I can get this car back in. It sounds to me like it is the contacts on the ect. Thanks to all who replied, I will update when I know more. Trouble codes: P2181.
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29511
Thank you for all the helps. I replace a front o2 sensor from volvo dealer and customer has pick up vehicle for a week & she say light never on again. Thank you again. Trouble codes: P0133 (o2 sensor circuit slow response bank 1 sensor 1).
2003 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS275X3
At the suggestion of Daniel (friend I work with) I removed the bolts holding the cam position sensor housing on and played with its position using vise grips to hold it in place while running it and checking it (like a distributer when setting timing). When I ... Trouble codes: ECM62.
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