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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53402
Hey All, We have this Beemer that was recently involved in the flooding we had here in the midwest. Engine runs fine, with no known syptoms. Idle seems OK, But code 204(P0505) keeps re-appearing. Watching IAC integrator always seems to be in negative numbers(-... Trouble codes: 204 (p0505 Idle speed fluctuation)
2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33434
I really need help with this one, veh has been well maintained and runs great...cust. states that yesterday he started veh and it ran rough and alot of smoke from tailpipe and then cleared up...now I have it and she runs great. I have inspected coils...newer b... Trouble codes: 228 (fuel trim bank 2 range exceeded), 242 (missfire cyl 5), 241 (missfire cyl 4)
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L radio VIN: WDANH83506
Need help with this 06 750li. Entertainment inoperative- display will light up, when go to select FM for example- screen will say enter FM frequency, no other commands or function possible- CD and CDC not highlighted, we have codes for communication for most c...
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L convertible top VIN: SAJGX2044X
Hi, Jaguar technicians, I had a car that came to my shop and the problem was about the convertible top. When this car came in, the convertible top was not completely closed. The rear quarter glass was on low position and the driver side glass and passenger sid...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBDA28D6P
Hey gays and gals, here we go again with a problem car Don't know too much about these MZ cis systems, Pls help Car was towin few days ago with complaint of no start from another shop Customer states that car stall out while driving on freeway and will start u... Trouble codes: 9 (electrohydraulic actuator)
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBFA63E2S
This vehicle is unable to start from the ignition it only start when bypass it direct from the starter. I had already replace the ignition. Any help will greatly appreciate. Joe
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L radio VIN: WDBFA67F4V
Hi benz guys,I could use alittle help with this one. I usually change the battery when the car is running on these cars to avoid this problem nfortunetly the positive hit the body and the car shut stalled. anyway, the radio is stuck on code. I put the code in ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L fuel gauge VIN: WDBRF61J22
Vehicle would not stay running IF it started at all. Diagnosed and replaced fuel pump. MB recommends replacement of both components (pump w/ sender and mounting plate (driver side sending unit). Done as recommended. Vehicle starts/runs well, but fuel gauge is ...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B62
I'm able to activate air pump and vacuum switch by MODIS. It means that electronic and electrical segments of secondary air injection system are OK. Combination valve holds vacuum. Vacuum hoses checked and replaced. Temp. gauge starts to operate only at 190F d... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection incorrect flow)
1994 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KW9513R
This one's back after an briefly successful attempt at repairing a no spark condition. The code read is "1-1-1", indicating no faults in the EFI/Motronic system. However, there's no spark from any of the coils. Crank and cam sensors are new, fuses are good, we...
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1R561T04
Hello all, I am haveing trouble getting good info on this one. The vehicle has an intermintant problem with no start. When cranked it acts like no fuel(the morning with gauges on it it started fine). The traction control disabled lights and abs lights come up ... Trouble codes: E003, 200A, ABS10, CEM00
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ91H54
We don't service Volvo's, except for light maintenance for established customers... This one has a MIL, and two codes present... p2177 and p2179, what are the code definitions for these? The car runs and drives fine except for what I would judge a too-rich, to... Trouble codes: P2177, P2179

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L central locking VIN: WBAAN37431
First I would like to thank those that did reply. The consistancy of the responses helped us to focus/lead us to what we now conclude the problem was. The customer decided to reschdule the costly repair for a time in the future. Basically we traced it down to ...
1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L throttle cable VIN: 1592027891
Thank you members for your help with combined knowledge this is what we did or had to do. We ran a speedo cable from the back to the front of car spinning it in with lubricant, then I bought an older version throttle cable for beetles both the solid wire sty...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWSE69M22
thanks to all who responded . we sent the car up to a friend of mine who doses alot of VW work. he also has the lastest Ross tech programs. as some of you suggested the turbo was over boosting and the shutting down and causing a surge. he replace the by-pass v...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L genisys VIN: 3VWSP69M02
The IDS rules! Thanks, Greg for the tip. I was able set the injector pump timing, as the IDS believed that this tdi was a European Ford Galaxy. The pids were different and I wasn't sure which pid represented "start of injection timing", so I just had to adjus...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L windows VIN: WVWPD63B14
thank you all for your help. John [...] hit the nail on the head i could not even find the damn thing in alldata. after removing the comfort module found water in the connecter. dried out and every thing worked but dome lights on closer inspection found burnt...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAE63B65
Well the problem turned out to be a bad egr valve.Thanks to the fine folks who took the time to give an input. You all are very helpful.Thanks Trouble codes: P0101, P3102.
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L no upshifts or reverse VIN: YV1LZ56D2Y
Valve body screens were upside down which caused the passages to be blocked.
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Unknown VIN: YV1TS61Q21
thanks for Mike and Keith, I replaced the Valve body asy and reflached the PCM and all concerns solved . thanks for all
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