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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E75
Vehicle came in with MIL on, codes P3138, P1098, no drivability problems. Confirmed ECM had latest software as per Audi [...]. Ran basic setting(block 142), failed. Confirmed connection, no issues, voltage supply and ground OK. Replaced flap motor, ran basi... Trouble codes: P1098 (Intake Manifold Tuning valve position sensorG336 Open or short to plus), P3138 (Intake flap for air flow control control difference)
1999 BMW 750iL 5.4L Starting VIN: WBAGJ0331X
Hello Folks, got this v12 nightmare here with a starting issue. Customer came in orginally with a engine limp mode and his lights dimming. When he went to show me the issue the car would not start just clicked. So no problem prob a bad battery or starter or po...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L OBD II Monitors VIN: WBAAV33441
This car came from another shop.It failed state OBD II test. I repaired the missfire and O2 codes,cleared codes. The check engine light is off and no codes.All monitor are ready except for Sec. Air and Evap. The Sec. Air Pump runs on cold start.I have driven t...
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Latch VIN: SALAE254X6
Does anyone know how to get into this vehicle without having to use a hammer? There is no access panel at all.
2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBRH64J12
This vehicle cools well on start-up but after driving for awhile while only blows ambient air.As noted evap temp sensor was replaced and freon was refilled to ensure correct charge.In the shop the pressures look good when vehicle is cooling about 50 and 175 ps...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Lighting VIN: WDBRF40J14
Hello all, This Benz has no interior lights working when you open the door. Lights works when turned on manually, this started with a short at the passenger partially electric seat, I repaired that and replaced one seat motor, for the recline. Now interior lig...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WVWVD23B2Y
Hello techs. I have a problem with this VW Passat Wagon. When driving the car mainly between 30-50 mph. the car jerks & hesitates (we believe it is downshifting and up shifting). We test drove car and observed that the tach. bounces up and down 200 rpm while t... Trouble codes: P1949, P0442, P1602, P0571
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Engine VIN: WVWPD63B44
I have a customer with a 2004 vw passat 1.8t and an automatic trans. The customer complaint was that the car vibrates too much when at a stop light with the car in drive. We replaced the engine mounts with the dealer mounts, cause they are fluid filled, and re...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A9X
After reading some IATn posts decided to find OE sensors. Relizing it is a Denso system, I tracked some down thru denso's site. Getting ready to install them and decided to check voltages. Both the signal wire and the sensor ground On the front sensor have Hav... Trouble codes: P0138 (B1S2 Oxygen Sensor malfunction), P0130 (B1S1 Oxygen sensor Malfunction), P1081 (Unknown Theft deterent)
2004 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L compressor clutch VIN: YV15W61T64
hello iatn nation.i have this 2004 v70 that works fantastic.air is cold,pressures are perfect and output volume is great.customer complaint is in stop and go traffic the air gets warm than cold.car is a manual transmission and with every release of clutch peda...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBACD43201
This one is finally fixed, sorry for the long delay, but these parts are slow to come by . A new key did start the car but still had some intermittent issues so we decided to replace the ews and ring antenna just to be sure. After about 50 starts I am calling ...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Ride Control VIN: WBAFB33501
We got some great replies and we gained an insight on the system and how it works. It's back to basics on this one and it turned out to be a fuse only. Thank for all the replies!
2004 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L brake warning light VIN: 4USBT53584
As per employers insistance I replaced involved wiring and vehicle has continued trouble free for several days.Calling it fixed though not entirely sure why.
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY15422
Thanks for all the replies. We reprogrammed and all is now good. Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P1673, P1668, P0600.
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBSK75F93
sorry it took a while to respond. The saying goes nothing gets done right if you dont do it yourself right?? well i started working with it found a fuse that was misplaced removed and i started getting commucation. Reprogramed trans is now shifting properly. ...
2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WMWRE33452
Hello all! Thanks iatn members for your help.The cooling fan fixed this one.Thanks again and have a great weekend!!!
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L compressor VIN: YS3DF75K42
thank you all for the responses, with this one another local garage who knows saabs really well decided to take on the job so if he finds the repair i will post the fix at a later date, thanks again you guys are the best
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L No Readiness VIN: WVWGC83A2T
Rob Ayers from Oregon, Barrett & Gary from Washington all knew the procedure or where to find it. I also now can find it in e-bahn. Yahoo. The quick & dirty of the 8 digit binary code is you want to see 1-0-0 in positions 6,7 & 8. 1 indicates that the test...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Trans VIN: WVWPD63B9X
well i just reset light and it has not come back on he said it is working fine thanks for all the help
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCP21C92
In short the answer to my question is YES! A start of injection reading of 255 for pid 2 in 04 basic settings group 000 is possible from an out of time pump. Actual pump timing can be read in Measuring block 004 pid 3. A timing belt kit took care of this one. ... Trouble codes: 17656 (Start of injection timing).
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTK73C77
As far as I know the OVERboost problem has not happened again. But, check this out, we had a similar vehicle come in the other day with an UNDERboost code and virtually the identical freeze frame. Found the turbo (cut off, recirculation, regulation, whatever... Trouble codes: P0299 (overboost).
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