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2001 Audi S4 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D31
Vehicle arrived with engine light on. Scanned on generic side of computer and pulled po300 code. Eurpoean side of computer had po300, po304, po305 and po431. Replaced spark plugs and ignition coils for cylinder 4, 5, and 6. Swaped the two ignition modules on t... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L turn signals
car had a few problems with battery going dead. First time we replaced battery and was good for a few weeks, came back in with battery light on and car died, found alternator was bad, replaced alternator and now noticed when car is off and key out of ignition ...
2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WBAGN63482
bmw tech, please help. car tow in with no fuel pressure, spark ok. replace fuel pump, still no fuel at all (1/2 tank gas) check power & ground siganl. ground signal ok, during cranking 10 volt [...] fuel pump. we also got different faults in other control system,... Trouble codes: P0430 (catalyst effiency), P1720 (can - communication fault), C0AN, DME (ews 3.3 anti-tampering protection), SSFA (9673 ssfa open circuit seat occup), EGS (no brake light switch from engine managemnt)
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L oil leak VIN: 5UXFA535X3
Hello my friends! I have this X5 3.0L with a misterious oil leak in front of the engine, more like on the alternator side. I've read the archives and only for 4.4L there are some advices, nothing on 3.0L. Behind the alternator braket is an oil seal the same li...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMB1123A
hi, everyone. im working on a 2003 range rover, that came in running really bad,and check engine light is on. scanned it and i have a P0011, camshaft control bank 1 fault. this vehicle has somehat low mileage, around 86,000. if im not mistaken that code is for...
2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAD24446
Truck came in 4 months ago had the following errors: --- P0137 - Heated o2 sensor circuit low voltage B1S2 p0579- Speed control multifunction input-A circuit/range performance. P2096 Post catalyst fuel trim system too lean- bank 1 --- Ran well / no basic pro... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post catalyst fuel trim system too lean- bank 1)
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSH23438
Hello Group, Owner's complaint is check engine light comes on and car goes in to limp home. Owner restarts vehicle and engine functions normally. Problem is intermittent. I scanned engine management system using Autologic and found the three codes listed b... Trouble codes: P0171 (systen lean-bank1), P0174 (system lean-bank 2), P0441 (Evap system-incorrect purge flow)
2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Misfire VIN: WDB2153752
G,day everyone, we have a lovely cl500 in our workshop which we require help with. Anything over half throttle engine missfires and will not rev over 3000rpm. We have downloaded fault codes which indicate cyls 1,2,3,4 (right bank) missfiring. We have replaced ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Suspension VIN: WDBUF65J33
Thanks in advance for giving this a look. We have a noise going over bumps, from the right rear of this Benz. Not a rattle or clunk. It sounds like the coil spring is moving. It is that type of a pinging sound. The spring and the suspension look fine. The spri...
2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WP0CA29832
This one was towed in. The customer states ran fine, and was parked in the garage. They came out later and the vehicle started and ran rough for a few sec and stalled. Would't restart. I got vehicle held petal to floor and engine started - but only ran on thr... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0343 (Bank one cam position sensor signal high pending)
2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L inop VIN: WP1AB29P76
About every 3rd or 4th key on cycle the 4x4 fault message comes on, the 4wd symbol on speedo dial comes on and the transfer case(low range & longitudinal lock) is inop. My I-scan will not communicate with the transfer case. The rest of the time everything work...
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L high side hummms VIN: 3VWFA81T7T
thanks for the help but i have volks golf with a a/c that hummms from high side line/drier side to expansion valve when in idle. pressures are good 25psi low 175-200psi high side when the a/c fans are off it starts to humm in line/drier. when the fans come on ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C2Y
Hi, to all the Volkswagen technician, I have a car come to my shop for a smog check and has a high emission on the NOX and the engine light is on. The Fault Code is P0139 and P1127, I recently changed the O2 sensor after the CAT. Then I cleared the memory and ... Trouble codes: P0139, P1127
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWBS21J31
NO CODES. Fails Colorado dyno emission check on NOX. Specs 1.5000, actual reading 2.7686. Car was heavily carboned, performed Induction cleaning with BG machine, NOX readings actually increased. All functions normal on live data & no codes. Car is a non egr ca...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDT71K06
Customer had the MIL on and a message stating "emissions workshop!". The light and message has turned off before she brought it in. Retrieved the code below with the snapon solus. Neither alldata nor mitchell aknowledge this code. Ran the functional test and t... Trouble codes: 08213 (Intake manifold flap position sensor implausible signal P2015)
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1LW5578W
Shift light arrow flashing, also economy, sport, winter mode lights flashing as well below shifter, I have a modis and can only go into global as the european software does not support volvo. When I go into global, it sees the ECU and the TCM but will only giv...
2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1CZ91H43
Hey volvo guys got one for you. Died while driving and was diagnosed at another shop. They did not have time to fix it. I confirmed no fuel pressure. Shot some propane down the intake it tried to start. And I bypassed the relay still no pump sound. Yes i did h...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L hvac VIN: WAUDF78E86
Thank you all for the help it was my fault in the first place but by your help went to the high temp switch and found one of the terminals bent when it was pluged back in agin thank you for your time.
1992 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHY1748N
Well, as most of you suggested, this was an ECT sensor problem. We cleaned the wiring harness, plugged the plugs and burned the fuel off them with a torch, put it all together and bam! it fired up. Has been good since. THANK YOU to everyone! Damian
1978 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Hesitation, NO POWER VIN: 1231231208
Hello everyone. I am sorry for the late response to the closing of the Help Request. Well guys I went ahead and adjusted all the valves just to see if it would help. Sure enough this Mercedes runs "GREAT" now. I could not believe it. Customer states car runs b...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Safety VIN: WP1AB29PX4
this car is fixed.. found some broken wiring around electronic interior control module under left frt of dash. seems at one piont someone hooked up an aftger market alarm system, but didnt reconect the system properly... thanks to all
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L blower motor, wipers VIN: 3VWSA81H0V
Stanley and Stephan were right on. I happened to save the old switch. I swapped it with the "new" switch and presto, headlights work, blower works normally and wipers work correctly. I will be going to the dealer for a switch. Thanks for all the quick replies.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L clutch VIN: 3VWSP69M33
I have eliminated everything except the flywheel. I am waiting foor the customer to return to try that. Do not know when that will happen. Thanks to everone.
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L compressor VIN: 3VWSE69M2M
Big thanks to Douglas from Arizona for the diag procedure being as none of my resources offered anything. My test light would pulse indicating a bad compressor. Installed new compressor and all is well .Thanks again.
2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L immobilizer VIN: YV1LS61J9Y
well, I had a chance to check the plug going to the antenna ring, I think the pins in that plug were fine, but I went ahead and tightened up the pins on that plug anyway. so far the customer has not come back, but it usually takes about two months before he do...
2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CY59H54
Thanks to everyone who responded. The PCV tube was plugged. Cleaned out the valve and replaced the hose and vapor box. It runs great at idle and the fuel trims have corrected great. Trouble codes: 130A, 262A.
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