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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUSX28N71
this audi came in with many complaints. it pops , jerks and stalls like an air leak, but will run smoothly at 2000 rpm. you can pump the throttle pedal and rev it and it will idle fairly normal for 30 seconds or so then do the popping in the intake again. afte...
2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L ABS module VIN: WAULT64B73
Went to code abs module with Vag-Com and Sofware coding is 00000 and Workshop code is 00000. Is there anyway to retrieve these numbers. Trying to initialize steering angle sensor and need these numbers. Thank You
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F85
Just checking in on this one. Has the P0068 code, on a test drive, a snapshot proved some fluctuating data on the throttle angle, I believe the throttle body to be the culprit, expensive part. It will set the light, also, sputters briefly at time on light acce... Trouble codes: P0068
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L transmission in fail safe VIN: WBAGJ8321W
I cleared codes out of trans and engine. All tran codes came back and one engine code. Engine code 139 electronic thermostat circuit.checked thermostat wiring have power on 12 volts on red/blue wire.checked harness up into black injection wiring box all is goo...
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: 5UXFB33592
message on information -self leveling suspension inactive. has any one run into this ? air control module seems to be the most obvious, thanks for your help,
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L cruise VIN: WBAEU33483
Hey guys! I've got a BMW with no cruise. Cruise main switch does not even light up the indicator. Pulled a PO500 speed sensor code out of it. From what I can tell the speed sensor goes directly to the cluster and then to the cruise module. The speedo works fin...
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L gps VIN: SAJJA41C5Y
The customer asked if I knew how his GPS could be reflashed (outside of the dealer). He said that he had done some internet sleuthing and learned that there was a DVD that was last updated in 2004. He wanted an alternative to taking the car to the dealer. I kn...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51C02
Need jag advice.Once every 2 to 3 weeks the car won't start. It cranks over fine.Wait 10 seconds and car starts and runs fine for another 2 weeks and then same thing.Last week I got 3 miles from home and the car stalled going down a hill.I pulled over and car ...
1964 Mercedes-Benz 220SE 2.2L ignition switch VIN: 1110211007
Customer pulled car in with key stuck in cylinder,after spending some time I am not sure how to get to cylinder or remove it.Customer has used cylinder.Any help would be appreciated.Thank you in advance.
1987 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5 2.5L runaway diesel VIN: DB26D4HF34
The engine runs normal no skips misses or anything, but when I turn the ignition switch off it wont ever stop running, the dash lights go off when I turn the ignition switch off like the switch is working normal. The engine doesn't rev up or anything. It is no...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Accessories VIN: 4JGAB54E11
Remote does not work, locking and unlocking all doors. It does work with center console lock and unlock button. Using key itself on both side passenger and driver's side door does not operate it either, but only unlocks all doors once with key on driver's door...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Misfire VIN: WVWRH63B53
Intermittently cold or hot, feels like one cylinder goes to dead misfire usually right after engine is revved. Plugs seem to be a little fuel fouled, injector service performed, monitored coolant sensor throughout warm up cycle, checked for vacuum leaks, notic... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (cylinder misfire), P0306 (cylinder misfire), P0302 (cylinder misfire), P1570 (engine ECU blocked)
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRL71K99
TDI 2.0L Diesel sets check engine light. He took to the dealer and they diagnosed as a code for the exhaust flap motor sticking. Iím using the iScan II and normally itís very close to OE specific. On this car itís not giving me a definition of the code and I c... Trouble codes: P0948, 01164 (OE Specific No Definition Available)
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29511
I got a Volvo that will not fix. Trying to get this thing to pass inspection but has code 28 fuel intergrator. I checked iatn, not a car i normally work on, that lead me to replace o2 sensors, check for vacuum leaks found bad regulator leaking fuel(replaced). ... Trouble codes: P0133 (Bank 1 sensor 1 slow response obd-code), 28 (volvo code)
2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L High Side Pressure VIN: YV1TS59256
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We've got a bit of a situation on this Volvo that's got us stumped. First off, the car was lightly damaged in the front end, and the a/c was opened. We installed a used radiator/intercooler/condensor/drier as...
2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L High Side Pressure VIN: YV1TS59256
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We've got a bit of a situation on this Volvo that's got us stumped. First off, the car was lightly damaged in the front end, and the a/c was opened. We installed a used radiator/intercooler/condensor/drier as...

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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WBDAUG1C76
I pulled the pan back off again today and inspected the pick- up, it looked good so I removed a main and rod bearing- The main is really chewed up and the rod bearing is very black and scored. Amazing enough the crank doesn't look too bad so since we have inve...
2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B53
There IS a recall at Audi for these coils that burn up. The car went there to have the coils replaced under warranty. Trouble codes: 17862 (exhaust gas temp sensor short), 17866 (exhaust gas temp sensor short).
2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B53
there is a recall for the coils that burn up. The car went to the Audi dealer to get the coils replaced under warranty. Trouble codes: 17862 (exhaust gas temp sensor short), 17866 (exhaust gas temp sensor short).
1997 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF832XW
Thanks to all who responded. We reset adaptation with the Autologic tool and had the customer drive the vehicle over the weekend. Came back with the same codes. Checked the water pump per reply-ok. Removed the intake manifold and replaced the knock sensors. Re... Trouble codes: P1385 (Knock sensor circuit 4), P0330 (knock sensor circuit bank 2), P0430 (Cat sys efficiency below treshold bank 1), P0420 (Cat sys efficiency below threshold bank 2), P0153 (02 sensor slow response B2 S1).
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Engine Oil in Coolant VIN: WBDAM6344Y
Thanks to all of your replies. I Pressure tested the cooling system. It failed miserably. I could barely get a few pounds into this before it started to leak down. I checked for possible leaks on cooling system. nothing obvious. I'm pretty sure, by most of you...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Radiator Fan VIN: WBAGH83431
Thanks for the info,the car has not yet come in but with your help,I at least know where to look with out wasting a lot of time looking all over the place. This info will help a lot. Thanks once again you guys ROCK.
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Accessories VIN: WBAFB33511
Gentlemen/Ladies, I had 20 dead modules, all stuck in emergency mode which did not allow for any diagnosis. Turned out be radio amplifier was soaked in 2 inches of water caused by a faulty left rear taillight lens. I replaced the amplifier $1400.00 and program...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L all lights are dead VIN: WBAWB73567
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L trunk lock VIN: SAJKX6241T
I want to take this time and thank everyone for thier help. The owner decided to purchase a master key, which I thought the best for him , now he will not have this problem again. Again thanks for all of your help Stan from VA Beach VA
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Module VIN: WDBLK70G1Y
Thank you to all who sent information! I have found that I have much to learn regarding the Mercedes Benz vehicles and an reminded that I cannot always trust All Data. I was looking so hard at the circuit diagram that I found after taking a break that I was re...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Mechanical VIN: WMWRC33482
Thanks for all replies. Vent was clear. When input shaft seal was removed we could see that the case was ok (input shaft had not eaten into case) but the bearing has a lot of play and since the only parts available are seals, input shaft, shift shaft and axle ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69MX1
Thanks to all of you who took the time to reply. We started by clearing the codes, and then test drove it to see what monitors would run and what codes would come back. During the test drive, it took the engine forever to "warm up", and it only reached 160 F o...
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L engine VIN: YVILS5505P
Hello all, I tried the speedi sleeve and it leaked more, I took the cam cover off and used a straight edge and it is not flat. I am looking for another one will repost when I get her back together
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS94D9Y
got another motor from junk yard apparently you have to take crank pully off to take lower mount off juckyard just took it off and back on with out knowing threw timing off and bent valves Trouble codes: P0343 (cam positon 1 circuit fault).
2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L oil smoke VIN: YV1CY59H94
Thanks everyone for the help, I checked all pcv operations and oil flow, wound up replacing the turbo assembly and all related gaskets and spark plugs from the oil fouling, cleared ecm data and test drove wonderful, Thanks
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