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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L do not respond accel VIN: TRUWT28N71
Vehicle drives fine, except under very heavy acceleration ( full throttle )it might cut off instantly and stays at idle mode until ignition key is turned off & on again. only code detected was cylinder # 3 misfiring which appears along symptom presence only. ...
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUYP64B01
Audi masters please help! customer came in with allroad today and has a p1176/17584 and has new r side bank one o2s all seems fine and unable to find vacuum bad?this is 3rd time for this code at dealer... any help would be appreciated and thanks in... Trouble codes: P1176, 17584 (bank 1 lambda correction downstream)
2005 Audi A4 1.8L airbag VIN: WAUJC68E65
This is a rebuilt car. I looks like everything was replaced. I dont know if the airbags blew or not. The right front crash sensor was missing so I put one on it. The Airbag light is on with codes 00588 drivers airbag ignitor, 00654 Left seatbelt ignitor and 01...
1994 BMW 318is 1.8L Heater or A/C fan motor not working VIN: WBABE5325R
Hello Friends I have this 1994 BMW 318 IS , 1.8 liter After diagnost heater fan problem i found a bad Heater Fan Motor the Motor is located in the center of the fire wall, i followed ALLDATA to a T , i got the old motor out in piece, cut the Fan out and broke...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37422
Hey Guys!! I have this BMW which came in for a check engine light..Had fault code P1620 (T/Stat Map cooling circuit high)..Knowing these have problems with T/Stats, I went and replaced it and also checked for signal to heater portion of T/Stat from ECU all O.K... Trouble codes: P1619
2003 BMW 330xi 3.0L Oil pressure light VIN: WBAEW53443
oil light flickers on @ hard stops when warm oil pressure is at the minimum at idle (7psi) when this occurs we replaced a leaking oil pressure switch & that is when the poop hit the fan & problem started - we have since replaced the switch twice with an OE BM...
2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L k bus VIN: 4USBT33403
this Z4's windows, wipers, convertable top, horn, and A/C do not operate, but the mirrors and locks do. i cannot communicate with the EWS or any of the body controls such as airbags, audio, light control module, ect. the only body control that communicates is ...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Trunk lid won't open
This car came in driven by someone who had never been to our shop. She had shut the trunk lid when she dropped off her kids as school, but wasn't able to open it afterward, and the w/l for an open door is active in her dash display. I connected my Autologic to...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L trunk release, power VIN: WDBJF20F6T
another shop installed glow plugs, said they had to drill 3 out? when customer picked up, he started car and trunk popped open, thought it was maybe a freak thing but has done it since, sometimes when starting, others when shutting down, and has at times opene...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBJF25F8W
Hello all, Vehicle came in for a diesel fuel leak, found plastic fuel lines at fuel filter leaking,replace all plastic lines with parts from dealer. Started vehicle an noticed an immediate misfire after bleeding system completely. Pulled injectors and they tes...
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L SRS light VIN: WDBSK75F74
My Baum I-Scan will not communicate with the srs module or the trans module(& certain other modules which may or may not be present on this car)I checked OBDII terminals 3 & 6(which I believe are can-L and can-H)and there appears to be no activity. Term 3 has ...
1995 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CF65M75
This car came in with a no start at times. The customer states that the gauges do not work correctly when this happens. I have never seen this happen but notice the engine temp is low and slow to rise. I did notice that when it did not start the spark and inje...
2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Lighting VIN: YS3FH41U97
Hello SAAB techs, I am wondering if any of you know if it is possible to turn off the daytime running lights. The owner previously had an 04 sports sedan and said that the dealer was able to turn them off. I am a subscriber to AC Delco for factory information ...
1997 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWHD81H0V
I'm at my wit's end on this one and I do not want to throw parts at it; car's been back several times and its a long time customer from prior shop and owner car since new. Car spends more time in customer's garage than on road; multicar family. Reported compla... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0304, P0305, P0306
2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Hard start VIN: WVWBF21JOY
The car is hard to start most times but will start with extended cranking. Runs rough smokes and then clears up. Not too much power though. When the car is idling you can see air in the clear tube right at the fuel filter. I know this car is getting air in the...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, limp mode VIN: 3VWSP29M31
Cleared codes, they all came back instantly. Located shorted wires to intake manifold valve flap actuator. Repaired these wires and cleared codes. Once again they all came back. I can actuate each component using VAG scantool (even the manifold flap), all othe... Trouble codes: 17660 (P1252-Start of Injection circuit open or short to ground), 19561 (valve flap to intake manifold open or short to ground), 18027 (P1619-Glow plug heater relay circuit open or short to ground), 17957 (P1549-Boost pressure control valve short to ground), 17849 (P1441-EGR valve circuit open or short to ground)
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56DXX
hi iatn members, ihave this volvo here that i don't have alot of information on the codes listed. the guages don't work and the ets light is on and the car runs rough. just wondering if these could all be related to the same component or if this is something c... Trouble codes: P1630, P1631, P1633

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2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWX28N61
THX to Keith from GB recoding did the trick that code did not return, the cat was replaced and cured the P0420. Trouble codes: P1612 (pcm incorrectly coded), P0420 (catalyst efficiency).
2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L cooling fans VIN: TRUWC28NX2
Found that the fuse holder had melted for the power to the fan switch, showed 12 volts but would fall to 0 under load. Thanks to all that replied. All I had to do to fix it was remove the wire from the holder and put on a new terminal end, and stick it back in...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L convertible roof VIN: WDBLK65G1X
thanks for all your help eneryone. as some suggested the micro switch inside the trunk on the right side was broken-customer said he went golfing a few weeks back. I replaced the switch unplugged the top ecu,disconnected the battery and then returned power to ...
2005 Renault Scenic 2.0L Rear Caliper Pistons VIN: VF1JM0U063
Thank you to the six who replied.Special thanks to Robert [...] for their information on the necessity of a scan tool to properly retract the rear caliper pistons to install new pads. Some of the very helpful points- Michal-Scan t...
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED59Z62
After 3 weeks the check engine light did'nt come on one's. I did unhook the plumbing to the air valves of this system and reconected them but other then that nothing light still off customer happy technition confused. Thank you all Martinus
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21Y43
Thanks very much to all the helped. I checked over every thing under the hood-all the vacuum lines and evap lines, everything looked good. I then traced the vacuum lines under the car. As soon as I got to the back I saw paint over spray from body work. I pulle... Trouble codes: P2187 (sys to lean bank 1), P2404.
2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Cam Timing VIN: YV1RS61T93
I received replies to my help request from Anders, Greg, David, Matt, Robert, Dave, Fiaz & Tim. A consensus was that in order to replace the cam seals the special cam holding fixture was necessary on this model. There was also a consensus that the seals and wa...
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