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2007 Alfa Romeo 156 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: ZAR9320000
This car came from another sho with the description of misfire codes stored, mil on & an engine miss. Is had injectors cleaned, 1 new coil & new maf. When I drove it, it definately missed, but feels more like the engine is retarded, but it definately misses. L...
2000 Ferrari SCAGLIETTI .0L shift control VIN: ZFFAY54B00
Hello to all iatn members, this car came with the wrecker, i dont have any idea what did other workshop did in this car, the problem is not start. When i connect the stater relay pin#85 to ground it start, i think the problem is the park/neutral switch. The dt...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: BA48D5KA10
Greetings MB techs! This 560SL has an unusual symptom of cycling the air injection pump relay off and at the same time the check engine light will flicker for a fraction of a second and the engine will stumble. Code 3 (coolant temp) was stored when the vehicle... Trouble codes: 3 (COOLANT TEMPERATURE one time)
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WMWRE33506
Hey everyone, I know it's Thanksgiving weekend, so any ideas you can share I greatly appreciate! I appologize in advance for the long post, trying to get my whole thought process in there for you. This car has me stumped. I've had it in on 3 ocassions for th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire.)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Abs, Brake,Battery VIN: WVWVH63B12
Hi VW guys, need help: on this passat some of the dash lights stay on dim (abs,brake, battery, airbag)even taking the key out of the ignition. This causes "key off battery drain", and also most of the time the immobilizer gets triggered and the car will cran...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWRA69M25
I need some help from the VW people out there. Replaced the front cam seal on this Jetta. Vehicle was built in July of 2004, engine code bbw. Timing belt was soaked with oil. Disassemble, we marked everything. Cam gear to cam. Gear to head, marked crank gear. ...

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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Master Cylinder VIN: WA1YD64BX2
Post repairs, this vehicle has been driven over 100 miles with no reoccurring problems. The customer states that no foreign fluids have been added to the system that would have caused the seals to swell. My replacement of the master cylinder (OEM-Ate) and fl...
2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L Cylinder #6 VIN: SALTW16483
First let me thank everyone for the time taken to assist us. I want to especially thank Jon [...] for the article he wrote about this issue with the 4.6 Disco motors which can be read @ . So the answer to my question is, ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB75E62
Based on my diagnosis and the assistance of you guys on IATN. I recommended that the customer replace the ignition wires and spark plugs. Customer declined the $300 tune up.
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4JGAB54E12
thanks for the information shared with me, on this vehicle, we check all the wiring to the pedal position sensor, then to the engine control module, there was any problem detected. connected lab scope to monitore the pedal sensor, while drive the vehicle, al... Trouble codes: P2082 (G3/3 left o2 sensor short in the signal line), P20DE, P20CF.
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Charging VIN: YS3FB49S03
thanks for all the replies! For some reason we have power in pin1 blue wire, But the alternator wont charge still. So we replaced the alternator and NOW the battery is getting charged. Thanks for the Help everyone! Mike
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWCS21C21
Unfortunately we have not fixed this one and from all of my research I appear to be the second person with the same noise and their's was not fixed either. It is clearly a harmonic resonance that happens with the transmission speed of 50-70 mph. We ran it on...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L transmission fluid VIN: 3VWCD21C91
thanks for the replys guys, from what you guys are saying sounds like replacing the seal at the harness won't cure the leak, that seems to be a converter drain back issue. I will discuss this with the customer to decide on repairs... thanks again
1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Misfire VIN: YV1LS5671W
I received 5 replies to my request for help , none of them did any good . We only have this car 1 day a week when the guy is off work on Tuesdays so we are limited as to what we can do. The car has improved we can get thwe check engine light to stay off for 50... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0300 (Random/multiple cylinder misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0304.
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1VS2552Y
Many thanks fellows. A new f/p regulator fixed the car. On the bench the old one showed a very slight leak down of vacumn. Happy Thanksgiving! Trouble codes: P0300 (p0303-), P0303 (testing and results).
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