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2003 Audi RS6 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZZZ4B13
This vehicle intermittently runs rough after sart up when cold(ie in morning or after sitting for 1/2 day or longer, ambient temp 10 to 20 degrees C)It then also has a rockhard brakepedal(No boost).The problem always seems to clear itselve after a while(10-15 ... Trouble codes: 17535 (fuel trim bank 1 system too rich), 17537 (fuel trim bank 2 system too rich), P1127 (002 LOWER LIMIT EXCEEDED bank1), P1129
1988 BMW 325i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBABB2302J
Well I'll start with the problem as I see it. This BMW 325i is misfiring on #3 and #6 cylider. Spark is good, fuel pressure is good, Noid light showed good electrical circuit. Ive replaced all ignition parts.(cap, rotor, plugs, wires) n my scanner it shows my ...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover 4.0L all electrical VIN: SALPV1545Y
this veh was parked now the door will not unlock with the key or fob. the anti theft red light is flashing. only one key cly at the driver door. try to break into car be pulling up lock and after you pull up it pulls back down. help :(
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA24DXK
I need some help from the Mercedes gurus out there. Vehicle came into the shop with a no start condition. Found no fuel pressure at fuel distributor and no fuel pump operation. Fuel pump was drawing 18.2A and not running. Replaced the fuel pump and now have fu...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L warning lamps VIN: WDBEA34E6P
after repairs were completed all ipc warning lamps are now staying on.also noticed seatbelt lights flashing.i checked ignition switch wiring all seems to be in good shape.i disconnected battery for about 20 mins. to resett ecm that still was of no help.it seem...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire VIN: WDBHA29G4X
Been a Member since 1994.Rarely ask for Help. This is a hair Puller! Compression,Fuel Pressure, Engine in good Shape Car runs on 6 Cylinders, It will then start to miss fire on cylinders 4 5 & 6.Will Sit and Idle all day only happens under a load. The computer... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L door lock VIN: WDB2030462
Dear mb tech's please help. This vehicle is actually a c180 kompressor. The vehicle has the drivers door open sign when you first move. We have replaced the door latch assembly and the drivers door control module. I can not think what else would cause the vehi...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L auto.trans VIN: WDBTJ65J63
the owner of this m.b.states he had no prior issues,was driving to work,stopped for light went to take off "no go".scanned pulled codes listed.checked fluid level w/ast tool (stick),full ,clean no coolant etc.dropped pan no trace of debris of any kind.installe...
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L ac compressor VIN: YS3FD45Y94
Hi guys, on this saab 9-3arc that the AC compressor works for about a minute after starting the car and then the control unit shutts off power to it. The charge level and the readings on HI/LO side are okay while it runs briefly, and also verified jumping the ...
1997 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWGG83A8V
This 1.9L TDI we just completely rebuilt this engine. after rebuild we started and it ran great no problem. we put 75 miles on it. all checks ok. customer picks up. 2 days later brings back said it is very hard to start.we verifited problem and check the glow ...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Failsafe VIN: 3VWCP21C52
We rebuilt transmission because was stuck in failsafe and they kept driving it, after installed trans was still going in failsafe with code for defectice ecu (trans module). Got a used one and installed and worked great for roughly 10 miles and now setting cod...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L LH power windows VIN: 3VWCD21403
We recently replaced the LH p/w regulator. After retiming window all was fine,then about 2 week's later the customer came in stating that the auto drop and raise was not raising when door was shut,but not all the time? also the auto lowering feature was workin...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDT71K96
Help VW techs. This Jetta TDI keeps setting these codes. In the OBD2 format it sets a PO671, in the vw format is sets a P2185 / 08581, & a 05658. The PO671 is #1 Glow plug or harness (I've replaced both) & the other codes in the VW format I can't find any info... Trouble codes: P0671, P2185, 05658
2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L MIL is on VIN: WVWCU93CX6
Hi VW-Gurus, We've VAG-com and can't code the 2 modules. Now we've got ASF system failure message in Instr. cluster along with bulb failure light are flashing. Scanned for codes & of course found codes for: 01042 : Control module not coded,000 MIL on. 02656 :...

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1989 BMW 735i 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGB4310K
Hi every body . I am closing this help request because I am running out of time. My idea was to post a complete fix. We fixed the drive ability and check engine light problem. As many of you suggested, we changed the oxygen sensor and problem solved. I did no... Trouble codes: 12 (pedal position sensor), 22 (unknown).
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAET37493
thanks for all the input turns out fuel filter is equiped with a regulator replace filter vehicle starts runs and fuel now transfer from lft to rt side tank
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33445
Well my friends this puppy is fixed.Actually it was done the very same day when I posted my request for help.Yes!!! scott (from missouri)you were right,having the right scanner will help you a lot.I used a generic one.Now this is the fixed...Code po1429 refers... Trouble codes: P1429, P2400.
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L cam timing VIN: NDBEA51D8L
Ok guys ,thanks for the help. I was finally able to get the correct cam timing info from Mitchell after emailing them . They sent me the factory info that showed all of the correct timng marks. Thanks again.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B5X
hi all thanks for your replies, sorry it took so long to respond back. yes battery went dead while it was parked, we didnt have a scanner that would talk to it but we do now! thats what took so long did idle adapt-relearn runs fine now, well as fine as one w... Trouble codes: P1545 (throttle control).
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