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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire VIN: WAUED28DOX
Hello Techs! I have a problem with this audi a4. It has been into this shop several times for a misfire on cyl,5 and 3. The tech that worked here before me was going after the problem by replacing the coils and plugs and wires, but to no avail. I have tried to... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0303-), P0303 (p0305-), P0305
2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D71
I work at a used car dealer and inherited this audi s4. Has misfire at idle. Runs great over 3000RPM. Compression drops to 75 PSI when misfiring all other cylinders 175psi. Tryied Motorvac, plugs, and coils prior to compression checks. Not sure of service hist... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0012 (Cam Over Retarded), P0340 (Cam Sensor Fault)
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L engine VIN: SALTY1247Y
Help - RPM's will climb, vehicle very sluggish. No transmission related - replaced cam sensor, dropped exhaust system, mass air flow 6.2 grams, at idle engine has 6 inches of vacuum. Have tested intake for vacuum leaks, none found. Any ideas? Thank you.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Fuel Leak VIN: WDBJF25F1W
We have a fuel leak between the black plastic electrohydaulic shutoff valve and the pump body at the gasket. The device is Y1/1 on AllData. We have tightened the screws with no results. Can it be resealed? Does the dealer sell the parts? What do we have to be ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L limp- in -mode VIN: WDBLK70G1Y
this car pulled in with a check engine light and a limp-in- mode on the trans...won't shift out of first gear... ran a snapon scan on it using the euro software,,, I pulled the 2 codes : 013/109 which converts to Po715 when I scanned the motor...( Input/ turbi...
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2995V
I found a fix in the database on this exact consern but it does not explain it in detail. It was over 8 years ago. I would like to run this by you guys again to get some more insight. This 993 will set the Cyl 2 and 5 misfire codes after a normal drive cycle i... Trouble codes: 51 (Cyl 2 misfire), 54 (Cyl 5 misfire)
2001 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L pedal VIN: WPOAB29931
This 911 Turbo 2001 have hard clutch pedal sometimes, while driving. It looks there is some problem related to hydraulically-boosted clutch system. Searching the knowledge base I learned that usually this symptom is related to a bad pressure accumulator. ...
2001 Skoda Fabia 1400CC abs VIN: TMBMD46Y71
First disregard mileage shown. Correct mileage 33263. The vehicle owner said that after operating fine for about three months the ABS system started to operate the modulator valves when the car was braking below about 15mph. This appeared to be totally at ran...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWXA81H2V
hope somone can help me this vehicle will stall intermitantly mostly hot when the cooling fan turns on but once in a while before closed loop.somtimes you have to put your foot on the gas to get it started. i checked for fuel presure drop at the injectorsand f...
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L speed / tach VIN: 3VWBD61E5X
we hace a speedo and tach that will work till u shut off car then they are dead - we can unhook battery and ground cables together and it will work again to u sgut off car - he have power and ground at speed sensor and gears are moving - tach comes from hall e...
1998 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Misfire VIN: YV1LW5349W
Good evening Techs, This V70 is kickin butt! Customer seems to have a misfire situation at some point after he leaves our shop. Has been back 4 times within a month with the same misfires codes.(P0303,304,305) Customer had Turbo replaced(Volvo parts)because it... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire)
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L steering wheel module VIN: YV1TS94D5Y
Volvo Techs We need some help on this one. The vehichle came in with a complaint of turn signals inop and wipers with only one speed. I pulled a code CEM 1A5B no communication from SWM I tested powers and grounds to the SWM and ordered a new SWM At my can high...
2003 Volvo S40 1.9L blower VIN: YV1VS27573
This S40 has a blower that will change speed as it wants when switch is in #1 the fan will go up to #3 or #4 speed or sometimes will stop completely. anyone seen this before I think it is the controller but would like to be sure.

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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8327W
Thanks so much to everyone that has responded! To answer a few of the replies, the vehicle does not have VANOS and the T-Stat and CMP sensor were replaced elsewhere, so I'm not sure wether or not they are OEM. I had been waiting for a new crank sensor for a ... Trouble codes: 115 (Hot Film Mass Air Flow Sensor), 002 (Fuel Changeover), 168 (Idle Air Control Opening Coil), 169 (Idle Air Control Closing Coil), 139 (Output stage map cooling), 112 (Camshaft Position Sensor).
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Blower motor VIN: WDBFA67E7S
Thanks to all, the fix was indeed the blower resistor.I figured the resistor may be bad but at $540.00 list,I wanted to be sure. Thanks again
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBFA63F9V
thanks guys,it was a bad MASS,and was able to test properly with updated scanner.I installed new unit and did automated sys update,and car run fine wih no MIL,or DTC present.-thanks Danny Trouble codes: P0100.
1979 Other European Esprit 2.0L Ignition Switch VIN: 79060177S1
Thanks for the help. Good info to look for jumpered relays and added aftermarket items. Bernie from Great Britain has replaced due to bad contacts in switch assembly. I think this is also my problem just didn't want to put a switch in if no one else has ever ...
1989 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3AT76L4K
Onca again the willingness of our group of proffessionals that are willing to take the time to help each other out is something... After speaking with some of you on the phone Bill from Precision Import and his Saab tech Don... along with Matt from Utah The...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L tcm VIN: WVWMA23B5Y
Went with used unit in spite of better judgement. So far so good.
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L left blinker VIN: WVWPD6354P
thanks for all the help!! I did test the turn signal switch(jumpering the pins with a wire (turn signal switch unpluged.) (did not resolve issue) Also replaced the turn signal flasher/hazard switch/ aka 4 way switch. (did not resolve the issue) Factor...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWCM31YX4
Reset throttle adaptation, no help, tried old fan controller on another car and it was definately dead, so new controller is good. Retested a/c clutch & it failed, installed new compressor and drier and all was good... at least for 19 min, then the new compres...
1988 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L air conditioning VIN: YV1FX8844J
This car has been repaired, the heater control valve was leaking vacuum and the orifice tube was replaced with the yellow version. This post was opened by another tech in my shop, apologies for the poor information he provided to the group.
1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5645V
Sorry for taking so long but...most of the replies said to look for vacuum leaks or air leaks ...the smog shop is in the process of doing that now. The code will not come on when going down the highway only when sitting in park at 2500 rpm so the smog shop is ... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF or VAF CKT Range performance problem).
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW2555Y
As I said in earlier posts, the main problem was the leaking diaphragm on the turbo anti surge valve (not the wastegate) which took us a WHILE to diagnose. We have since replaced map sensor at intake manifold and idle speed valve (had an incident of not idlin... Trouble codes: D1M06.
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