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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
I have this 2003 A4 3.0 quattro in the shop. I have been going around with this problem for a while now. It originally came in with random misfire codes for all six cylinders. I replaced all 6 coil packs and spark plugs using factory parts. The MIL light might...
1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGJ8322T
Hi guys, this is a stumper, have no transmission engagement, it has power and grounds and relay switching to trans module verified by pin testing. cluster reads the positions from the selector and using a modis with dl 16 and S28 identifier key I have no comm...
2005 BMW 525i 2.5L Safety VIN: WBANE53576
Car came in with air bag light is on, scan the car with auto logic found a trouble code 9AFF Resistance too high,firing circuit,safety battery clear code & comes back on after starting. any help will be greatly appreciated
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L speaker VIN: SAJEA53D72
we have a jag that the speakers on left side have no sound we have confirmed the speakers work, i suspect the amp but i do not want to guess and there is very little information on this system in all data. any testing help would be great thank you again.
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 ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Electronic VIN: WDBGA57G7V
how do you identify what motor i'm dealing with m104, m119,or m120. I need to know for codeing HVAC module. Your help is greatly appreciated thanks.
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E2X
Hi Friends. I am not a Mercedes expert, but this was a referral and since we have a slow spell, I took on the job. I have not installed any parts on this vehicle and do not intend to until it is diagnosed. The short story is that the customer decided to re... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 Sensor Heater of Component G3/4 Right O2 Sensor Before TWC KAT), P0136 (G3/6 Right O2 Sensor After TWC KAT Heater code), P0155 (Heating of Component G3/3 Left O2 Sensor Before TWC KAT Heating Capacity Is Too Low P0155), P0156 (G3/5 Left O2 Sensor After TWC KAT Heater code), P0141 (Heating of Component G3/6 Right O2 Sensor After TWC KAT Heating Capacity is Too Low. P0141), P0720 (R R Wheel Speed Sensor Signal Implausible Also P0700)
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J73
Would like some input from the iATN collective about this C230. Has arrived here with new owner and MIL on. First time I have seen this model too. CTS reports coolant temperature at 63c after extended idle. Will remain at 63 during drive of 15 minutes. High... Trouble codes: P2004 (CTS B11/4 Thermostat performance.)
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L engine timing VIN: WDBUF87X27
This is a used car that has codes that could be a balance shaft worn sprocket but the engine serial number is after the VIN cutoff for the specific DTB. The codes are also slightly different, 1208 (P0016) and 1212 (P0018). The codes indicate both intake cams a...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Stall VIN: WP1AB29P34
Hello Cayenne gurus. I have a 2004 S that will start and run, but after starting, the fuel pumps shut off and the engine slowly dies. My question is, what criteria must be met for the ECU to signal the pump relays on. And if there are any common problems assoc...
1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L 1st gear VIN: WV2ZB0257L
hello, this is my personal vehicle, it is automatic, the vin is not from the car as I dont have access right now. the problem I am having is when you take off the transmission slips a bit and than catches. It doesnt do it all the time, if im on a level road an...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on, LOSS OF POWER VIN: WVWPD63B1X
Fellow Techs I do not have the tool to align the cams on this car. Snap On has to order it, Matco and local VW dealers also have to order it. I talked to an independent shop locally that services VW's and he told me they used another type of bar to align cams.... Trouble codes: 17800 (bank 2 cam sensor), P1392 (open circuit/short with power)
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L passager air bag VIN: WVGBG77C15
Code for passager side air bag igniter on the seatback is not working, according to a TBS in alldatta there is a connection in the seat back that you cut and splice a longer wire into the harness, I have removed the seat back and cannot find this connector wit...

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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L tail lights VIN: WAULC68E65
vehicle does require brake light switch; but customer has declined repair at this time. thank you everyone that replied to my post.will let you know if he decides to replace.
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SAJDA01P51
Customer approved the fuel pump and second sending unit replacement. I installed both units under the rear seat and have had no problems. Thank you to all who helped.
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Accessories VIN: 4JGAB54E11
Thanks for everybody's advice. After seeing another 2001 Ml with the same condition have lead me to believe it's a bad aam module, but at this time customer did not want to repair yet.
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D4X
Sorry for the late reply. Replaced ecm with a rebuilt unit that was supposed to work once the keys were reprogrammed. That did not work-the car wouldn't even start. Ordered a dealer ecm from volvo and had their mobile tech come out and program it for us. Probl... Trouble codes: P0154, P0560.
2007 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AS98237
First of all, thanks to all who responded. To answer the source of the code question, "ECM-P240100,Evap leak detection pump control circuit low - general failure" is a code directly from Vida, Volvo's proprietary diagnostic system (it's not a generic P-code ... Trouble codes: ECMP2.
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