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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L abs, motor VIN: WAUEH24B6Y
electrical malfonction signal from abs p1606-35-10 intermitent a6 body c5 quattro 2.8L also 17539 lambda intermitent resistance too high o2 sensor b2s1 p1131-35-10
2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWX28N61
I'm looking for some answer here, the p1612 is my concern the pcm reports the correct coding even tho its setting a code for being incorrect. My thoughts are a bad pcm? The equipment, trans, engine, etc. indicates coding 07700 and this agrees with factory audi... Trouble codes: P1612 (pcm incorrectly coded), P0420 (catalyst efficiency)
2002 Audi A4 3.0L cooling fans VIN: WAULT68ES2
Car came in with a complaint of the battery dying. found fans came on after a while and killed the battery. I read another post with the same problem but different engine, turbo. No fix on that one just a summary, that said he believed it was the computer. I c...
2004 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L lights & compressor VIN: 4USBT334X3
I have an 04 BMW Z4 that came into the shop for a variety of complaints. It has no turn signal or high beam indicator lights on the instrument cluster but both of them work on the outside of the car. The keyless remove works only sometimes, there is no power t...
1992 Jaguar Vanden Plas Majestic 4.0L Power Steering Pump VIN: SAJMY1746N
This vehicle had a leaky power steering pump and the steering rack was leaking as well when it came into our shop. I replaced the power steering pump & rack. The power steering pump runs off a drive gear behind the front timing cover. Alldata states the system...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L remote VIN: 4JGAB54E61
Hey Guys, hope someone can help me. I have this ML320 and I can synchronize the keyless entry remote but it only works the first time and will not work again until I synchronize again. Has anyone seen this or can help me go in a certain direction, please. I on...
2005 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Coolant pipes VIN: WP1AC29P15
Hey all - this Cayenne came in with the infamous coolant leak under the intake. I hadn't done one before but there is good info on this issue on iATN. So I replaced the upper three coolant pipes with the updated (aluminum) parts from Porsche. Put the car bac...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3DD58H1Y
Car is idling at about 1300 rpms.Have tried to reset the throttle body twice so i doubt that is the cause of it.But it still idles at about 1300 rpms.All help is greatly appriciated
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED59Z62
Dear automotive people. Please alow me the next question.This car sets the folowing mil code po410 secondairy air injection system.According to all data there is a way to run the air pump trough the tech 2 scan tool.I did my utmost best but was not able to fig...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WVWPE63BX4
Hi Guys,I got this vw,we replaced 2x cv shaft and fuel filter,now when in drive or reverse it has a nasty viberation,only when car is not moving,driving is fine in neutral it is ok,car has a lowerd suspension but this was done 2 years back,we don't have the ol...
1991 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8848M
Car initially came in a no start, fuel pump out. Replaced fuel pump, and repaired tower relay contacts. Now this Swedish Meatball has an intermittent no start, hot or cold, the affected system is the ignition, there is no spark, fuel pressure good, noid flash ...
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56D0X
This vehicle has had intermittent & varying trouble codes recurring at random for a year. It has had codes P0134, P0137, P1332 (VVT), P0422 (cat efficiency) Currently has recurring P1133 & P1171 codes that reset despite MAF sensor replacement. In the past I ha... Trouble codes: P1171 (Long term fuel trim -upper limit), P1133 (Front heated oxygen sensor intermittent signal)

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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT43441
Hello, Everyone...sorry for the delay in closing this request, but wanted to confirm the fix...i think that christopher from hawaii hit it on the head i was confused and looking for power at the brown wire...but after sending it to the dealer, they c... Trouble codes: P0491 (Insufficient secondary air flow).
2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Surge VIN: WBAGN63575
hi all thanks for the replies here is the summery there were no codes we did check with auto logic all the modules . the problem was the customer change one tire in the rear and the other 3 tires had about 20% life on them at 80mph there was a 1 to 3 mph diffe...
2005 BMW 320i 2.2L door locks VIN: WBAVA76070
First of all I would like to thank everyone that replied. My apologies for not replying earlier, I have just finished putting it back together with final tests. The actual problem was that it had a blown 15 amp fuse in the main junction/fuse box behi...
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: SAJJA42C4Y
Sorry for the delay. We have called the customer and have gotten insurance involved. The compression is low. A cylinder leakdown only showed 6%. I did use a long screwdriver and liquid paper and all 8 cylinder APPEAR to be the same. Sorry I have no fix, we...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Ipod hook-up VIN: SAJWA71C04
Well I need to close this post. I received three responses the one that was most helpful was from Mike [...]. He stated that Jaguar sells an audio connectivity module and harness part # C2S 44674. This is a good # and when finances allow I will purchase it a...
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L left rear tail lights VIN: WDBTK75J75
the problem ended up being a defective rear sam module, thanks for all the help guys!!
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L compressor VIN: WVWNA23B8Y
Thanks for the help. The fix was 2 broken wires to the high pressure switch, the brown wire and the white/red wire near the sensor had been smashed and were broken. Repaired wires and all is well.
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2550Y
yes i replaced the fuse for number 21 fixed the problem and found a short in the harness repaired and rectified cust complaint now iam getting a fc for engine speed and my scan tool rpm reads 3400 at idle iam going to replace the engine speed sensor. but this ... Trouble codes: 2D, 5C, 8A (idle air control valve signal to low), 1A (Front O2 pre heated signal to low), 1C.
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