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2000 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUC28N7Y
Hello, I have a code 16825 or PO441 code. I reset the light and drove the car and the light did come back on with the same code. I did a smoke test and didn't find a leak. Not to fimilar with this system I was hoping someone could explain how this system works... Trouble codes: P0441
2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN6342G
bmw tech, please help. we recently did a trans service. car came back with service enine light on. customer complaint about car shaking yesterday, but we cannot duplicate any problem at this time. 5dtcs in engine contorl system. pull out coil-no oil contanimed... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0440
1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L ABS Codes VIN: SALJY1241R
I've got an Antilock warning light and an SRS warning light that stay on after the engine starts and no information on how to check for codes. Actually the SRS light actually looks like it's trying to blink when the engine is started. Nothing in Shop Key or in...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L tilt column VIN: SALMB11483
I have a 2003 Range Rover the steering column will tilt down, in and out but when customer tilts column up it only moves approx 1/4". I have scanned with Launch. It shows me no codes in seat memory or any related problems or codes.
1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L power windows VIN: BBA45AXBB0
anybody know where power relay is--factory manual says left side passenger kick pad -- only ecu seems to be there??
2000 Other European arnage 6.7L Lighting VIN: SCBLC31E2Y
We had removed the complete dash assemble and evaperator casing to replace blower motor and resistor, job has been completed and a/c functions well. But after this job now we have seveeral issues that are not functing properly, th driveers seat, the door locks...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69M03
This Jetta will set a code P2181 within a day or two of driving. As far as we know it has never been overheated. It runs ok otherwise. Heater and cooling system appear to work normally. Driving with scan tool and monitoring engine temp it does take awhile to c... Trouble codes: P2181 (cooling system performance)
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, reves up by its self VIN: YV1LW5722T
the car is hard to start you must feather the throttle to keep running then it will run away to 5000 rpm by itself without touching the throttle there no codes and the charging system is not working when it is running it is popping through throttlebody
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: YV1TS90D9X
replaced the ecm in this vehicle due to a shorted to ground cooling fan signal. i replaced ecm with used ecm with same numbers. all information had available(smalldata)didnt give much reference to ecm "swapping". i have the new volvo dice unit and a subscripti...
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L NO REV Limiter VIN: YV1RS61T84
Hi all customer brought vehicle in stating that he had his injectors clean and since that the vehicle lost its Rev. Limiter. I checked it out and as long as you push that pedal the RPM would continue to rise. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated. Ther...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1992 Audi 100 2.8L abs VIN: WAUEJ54A6N
Hi guys Thanks for the help. New struts were put in this car several months ago and the front wheel speed sensor holders apparently rusted away. The sensors had backed out enough to loose their signal. We fastened the sensors back in and all the symptoms we...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L power window VIN: WAUML64B02
Sorry about the late fix,I thought I had closed this one.1 member hit it right on the head.we noticed that the floor light in the rf seat ,ground was shorted causing all these problems,disconnected the harnesses in both front seats,erased codes all worked wel...
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L tilt steering column VIN: SAJKX6740T
Sorry I haven't closed this earlier. The customer declinded any further work on this jag. I was able to raise the steering column to the top and the customer was good with that. Thanks to all who responded.
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L cylnder head VIN: WDBHA28E7S
Based on several of the replies I recieved,I relaled this information to the custimer indicating that replacing the head gasket would be the suspected cause of oil leak.The custimer allected not to repair leak at this time.I am sure the tips sudjested will be ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Seat Belt Warning Relay VIN: WDBFA67F8V
Hi there. This vehicle does not have a Seat Belt Warning Relay. The wire from the Seat Belt Switch goes straight to the Instrument Cluster. The Switch and Circuit were OK. The problem was in the Cluster. The Relay, it appears, in not part of the Warning Ligh...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J94
Customer had brought the car back to the dealer, still hasn't called back with an update. Thank you guys for your replies and it looks like there are some really good answers to why it was misfiring. Also i replaced the MAF already from the dealer. Sorry i cou... Trouble codes: P2029 (Selfadaptation of mixture formation at rich stop Tendency of engine towards lean), P201, P201, P201, P201.
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.5L clutch VIN: WV2EE071SH
Thank-you for all that replied,I went ahead and replaced the clutch on this vehicle, the repair was not that bad considering I did not have the "volkswagon special tools". Followed the service manual pretty close, but I used two jacks, one to support the engi...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Brake warning light VIN: 3VWSF29M8Y
I still do not understand why the ABS system would turn on a chime and flash the brake warning light but it did. The owner had been driving around with the ABS light on for at least a year but the chiming and flashing didn't start until recently. Anyway I re...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B93
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