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Open Help Requests for European
Help Request Answers
1999 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUED28DXX
Hi, This car runs good while cruising, when you come to a stop it pants and some times stalls. There are no fault codes I know on vw's there is a throttle relearn is this the same for AUDI?. I have a solus scanner with euro software. Should I clean Idle motor ...
2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Top VIN: WUARL48H04
I have this 2004 Audi S4 that the customers child hit the button for the top to go down and now it will not move up or down. It is a few inches from being closed. Has anyone had this problem and how do you reset it or fix it.
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN6333X
Fuel trims maxing out for lean condition, codes 26 & 27. Replace crankcase ventalation plate and good fuel pressure. Sprayed card cleaner around throttle plate and intake gaskets. Crank sensor and mass air flow look ok on scanner. Were thinking mass air flow n... Trouble codes: 26 (Multiple fuel trim 1 limit reached), 27 (Multiple fuel trim 2 limit reached)
2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEW53462
Looking for some insight - customer states mil comes on at times, has code P0128 (168), no drivability problems, i'm not finding a flow chart for P0128. Not sure if this is in fact a t-stat problem. note veh is very clean. any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0128 (168 electrical thermostat mechanical fault)
2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Thank you for your time, I know I need it! This car may have hesitation, although the customer may just not be used to drive by wire yet. The code I get from this car is P0017, I have seen it before on a 3series but it was from massive overheating causing a ge... Trouble codes: P0017 (Referance between cam and crank)
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L cam, lifter VIN: 2223A22836
Hi, We have a 2002 Range Rover Freelander in the shop with a tapping noise from the cam cover of the rear bank. Sounds like a lifter noise, but the vehicle has only 50K miles. Doesn't have sludge in the oil pan or low oil pressure as mentioned in IATN fix post...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 250D 250CID cannot shut off VIN: WDB1241251
Hi all. Ihave this Mercedez Benz from Germany that will not shut off even when removing the key. I have checked the vacuum pump and lines, all seems o.k. What i would like to know does this car have a vacuum or electic shutoff and if any of our Mercedez guys c...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L atc heat VIN: WDBCA35E9L
this veh came in complaining of no heat. checked heater hoses and are hot. preformed function test and all possitions work. the system will not change from cold to hot. i do not have any atc diag equiptment for this veh. could use som help with this veh. tha...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Battery VIN: WDB2100701
Hi friends, i have this car with a intermitent draw, when the car is leave for 3 days without start it dies, the battery is complete discharged, but this not hapenning all time, always than the costumer come to my workshop it has normal working and i check the...
2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L Cam timing VIN: YV1TS91D22
To all my volvo experts out there I ask for your help? I have a 2002 volvo S80 T6 that we have had a hard time setting up the timing belt on. The problem we are having is this volvo has vvt units on both the exhaust and the intake camshafts. I am at a loss on ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
1999 Audi A6 2.8L steering VIN: WAUDA34B7X
Well, after all is said and done the general agreement with everyone is to change the rack. The customer has declined to do this right now. I have learned a lot from this audi and everyone who replied. Thank you all who replied to this request.
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L seat
Thank you for all your detailed responses. When the customer makes the vehicle available, I will send it up to another shop who will use his Autologic to reprogram the key. The seat,etc, position reverts from the position the customer has set it to the key pr...
2005 Other European arnage 6.2L draw VIN: SCBLC37F75
Ok all Done, I had 4 plugs on the back of the stereo, one was keepind a draw on the battery. That plug was for the telephone and navi unit, when the navi unit was to say a comand it would mute the stereo, same went for the telephone. I had left this plug di...
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: YS3FD49Y24
Sorry for The delay, This one had us confused.I did everything anybody Told me to Check.I brought this car To dealer for help thinking It Was a reprogram.They Had it for two days And the Tech At The dealer was lost.Thought I might have A bad turbo.I took the ...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWRA81H4T
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L right turn signal VIN: YV1SZ58D32
Thanks to everyone that replied back. I know everyone is busy. I replaced the Steering wheel module with a used one and did a reload on it with VIDA with no luck. The right signal still does not work. Now I am suspecting the CEM being the problem. For all y...
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