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2001 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUDC68D11
Car has a hard time starting/running. Sometimes will fire up right away, other times it will crank and crank with no fire. A try a few minutes later might start it up, but not a sure thing--very intermittant. I've had it running for up to 10 miles (run it on a...
2001 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D01
This is a head scratcher but here we go: This is a 1.8 AWM motor. Brief history: We installed a new cam adjuster at 60000 miles about 9 months ago for being noisy on start up. About 3 months ago, the customer took it to another shop to have a timing belt done....
2005 BMW 320i 2.2L door locks VIN: WBAVA76070
The Driver's door will only open with the manual key that is located in the remote assembly. Both remotes will lock driver's door but will not unlock, when pressing the lock the flashers blink once and you can here the other door actuators and the driver's doo...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA43E4R
Thanks for reading carefully and for your help. As the prelims show, this 140.043 with 119.971 has limp in idle and no cruise control with MIL. I realize that the 14(CC-ISC) IS defined for cars with electronic accelerator. Unfortunately this one is cruise and ... Trouble codes: 6 (dm isc-ea), 15 (dm wot), 11 (CC-ISC Fuel safety shutoff / closed throttle recognition), 14 (CC-ISC Not defined)
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBGA32E1R
Hi all, This car came in with leaking head gasket and rotted engine harness also was constantly stalling. We replaced head gasket and harness. Car started and ran good but idle is hunting. We replaced THROTTLE ACTUATOR with VDO actuator from Worldpac. Idle sti...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Vent Temp VIN: WDBJF72F2V
Hello all, Two weeks ago we replaced the evaporator and compressor due to leaks; we also replaced the drier and expansion valve at the same time. I broke one of the blend door vacuum elements so I replaced only that one. I have it back in the shop with a com...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L Washer pump VIN: WDBRF84J43
I'm not familiar with MB, but this vehicle belong to my sister, the windshield washer pump is not working, using the X431 Infinite, activated the pump will make the pump run. There's no power to the Vio/Yel wire at pump when the multi function switch or other ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano 2200CC Torque converter VIN: WDF6398152
After full gearbox rebuild and torque converter overhaul,I now get engine stalling or vibration from torque converter when cold for about a minute.I have been told that mercedes do a special oil for this fault part no [...]/11 that I have put in transmi...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: H1SM068676
Greetings fellow techs, I have this car for CA smog fail ( Gross-Polluter) for high emmisions. The CO is on 10.00 even on idle. black soot is on spark plugs cleaned them no help. Checked fuel pressure with vacum hose disconeted from regulator does jump 10 p... Trouble codes: 00537 (lamda control limits exceeded)
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L blow by system VIN: WV2KB47082
need help . we did oil change and air filter found oil in air filter. after cleaning air filter housing and replacing air filter Drove on the highway saw oil leaking out of the air filter housing,check and found oil in the air filter could anybody tell me how ...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L abs VIN: WVWGBCL8D0
I replaced the ABS ect. control unit on a 04 Toaureg 6 cylinder, [...] and entered the same code as the original unit. I need to set/adapt the Steering angle sensor, long/lat sensor and brake pressure sensor. I can't find any coding info or procedu...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L seatbelt switch VIN: 1VWCK31C94
code 00591 seat belt switch driver short to plus new switch installed
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M94
Hi and thanks in advance for any and all responses. Reall just a question for the VW techs out there. This Jetta had the above codes and the b2s2 had flat lined at .005v when we pulled the 4 wire connector apart under the vehicle the cavity was full of a very ... Trouble codes: P0139, P0420, P0138, P0141, P0037
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L abs VIN: 3VWRG71K25
O.k. I need information. I have a launch scanner, and a snap-on verus with euro. I have used them for some time finding the code numbers for basic settings and such as needed. This 05 abs module i coded just fine. It needs the lateral sensor, angle sensor and ...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Misfire VIN: YV1LS5585W
Customer complains of a stalling, running rough (misfire) and the overdrive up arrow on dash and also the winter/economy bottom on center console flashing. I checked for codes and found P0123, P0120, P0300, P0302, P0305, and 2 other codes for the air injection... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS signal high), P0120 (TPS Circuit Malfunction), P0300 (Random missfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 missfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 missfire)
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Speedo,tach and all warning lights illuminated VIN: YV1T597D4X
The vehicle came in as a no start,replaced cam sensor customer drove car 30 miles and all the warning lights came on and at the same time the speedo and tach stopped working. Checked grounds and charging system could not duplicate problem since once car was re...

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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L antenna VIN: WBAGG83441
Thanks so much to Mark [...], which was dead on: The Antenna is ONLY glued to the roof and the wire runs left along the rear window into the trunk behind the CD-player. Nothing has to be removed, except the CD-player. Headliner/window stays in car! Furtherm...
2003 BMW 330xi 3.0L blue tooth VIN: WBAEW53493
I have been unable to get any info from our bmw parts suplier but did find info and kits at bimmernav.com. this is a cool website for bmw stuff, check it out. thanks to those that did respond. I decided due to the cost of the kit i would have customer buy kit...
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L door locks VIN: 5UXFA13555
we got the hood opened by removing left front splash pannel and pulling on hood cable from under just pull down on outside of cable and it open hood then charge batt from + in motor area and open doors thank you all for your contributions
2009 BMW 335i 3.0L Accessories VIN: WBAWL73579
Thanks for all the input and the great sites mentioned, But i went ahead and removed center console cover to check old plug in for removed lighter and found what I needed. Not key-on 12v but 12v when started and running on the center terminal red/black. Hook...
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L key/locking VIN: 4JGAB57E94
Thank you for all of the replies. Although we attempted several of the techniques/solutions offered, none were successful. We referred them to the dealer who programmed the key. Thanks again for the replies.
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC334X3
After market walker o2 was installed. Oem sensor was needed for the fix. Light is off and has stayed off since. Thank u for the help guys Trouble codes: 2096 (Post catylist fuel trim / system too lean).
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L timing VIN: 3VWSF29MXY
thank all of you i had to go out and get the right tools then it was easy cam locking tool and pump pin
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Driveline VIN: 3VWSP69M43
Well the story ends. Had many good suggestions. I would like to thank Gene [...] for checking compatibility of used engine for me. Tried new frt eng mount. we had checked alignment and wheel setback. All were within spec. double checked timing belt alignment ...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L alternator VIN: YVILS55A9X
Well, the fixes include the wire assy between fuse box and positive battery cable and alternator under warranty. The the integrety of all large positive cable was good with the exception of this one . It showed signs of getting real hot (at battery end) with a...
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