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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Engine VIN: WAUFL54D9Y
Engine will have a low end knock on start up at random times. More frequently after sitting for a few hours. I could not find any bullitens related to it. Has anyone come across this before in the 4.2 V8s? It shows no signs of excessive oil usage and has been ...
1997 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on
Thank you for reading, I forget the trouble codes but all 4 02 sensors are flat 450mv all the time. My ground side reads .6v. any common problem spots in the harness anywhere?
2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L Expansion tank VIN: WBAEU33482
I have a question for those "in the know" out there on this "over-engineered" BMW. Uppon removing the expansion tant, I noticed a piece that looks like a thermostat that is at the large bottom connection to the expansion tank. What is the purpose of this piece...
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Wont Change VIN: WBABS33412
We have this 2002 325ci convertible in, where the outside temp display, on center of dash, will not change when you hit the button on the end of the turn signal switch. It always displays the temp, but you cant change it to display fuel economy and milage to e...
2005 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBANA73584
Hi guys! I have a no start here. I found no power to fuel injector relay from CAS module (GN/WS wire). Using launch scan tool I found code AOCO in CAS module. I cleared the code and now have power to relay and engine starts. Alldata has little info on the CAS ... Trouble codes: A0C0
2006 BMW 750i 4.8L module cooling VIN: WBAHL83546
customer came in for an oil service, and complained of a "squealing noise" on start-up. When we first fired up the car, a whistling noise can be heard from what sounds like the far passenger side air vent for about 30 seconds, then quits. It doesn't change whe...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Cuts out, no power VIN: SAL1234567
Hello my fellow IATN'r, this one has us on a drooling mood, customer states at times has no power and has shut off a couple of times, when we get the vehicle runs normal, checked grounds and clean, fuel pressure normal, wiring harness looks good, connectors ok... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition module primary circuit CYLINDER 1), P0352 (Ignition module primary circuit cylinder 2), P0353, P0354 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 4), P0355 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 5), P0356 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 6)
2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Ac VIN: SAJWA01T25
Jaguar guys I need help. I have an s type with dual climate control that blows hot on the driver side and a bit cold on pass side. Vehicle has new comp and condenser all pressures are within spec and no codes. Any ideas before I tear the dash appart. Thanks gu...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4GJAB72E3X
I have p020x codes for all eight cylinders. I also have a p0400 and p0443. Had snap-on Modis with 10.2 update connected via euro DL-16 and chip s17. could not erase codes. no drivability symptoms. communication appears to be fine via DL-16. why can't i erase c... Trouble codes: P0400, P0201, P0205, P0204, P0202, P0443
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L ride control VIN: WDBNG70J8Y
Hello Mercedes Techs Customer concern is that the vehicle has a very hard ride, I understand that code C 1517-001 refers to air pump,relay or fuse, but what is the testing procedure for the other 2 codes please advise. Thanks in advance
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L rear lights VIN: WDBRF61J82
this car has 2 problems , one is that when you turn the ignition on , the rear tail lights come on [ license plate and rear night lights ]this does not create a problem , but i have never seen this . the other problem is that at the sterring wheel , the 4 left...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L resevior VIN: WVWPD63B42
kinda stuck on this one any help would be appreciated. vehicle came in with oil in coolant found that the head gasket was the culprit. replaced head gasket along with oil cooler. vehicle has been gone since the summer and came in yesterday for oil leak and c.e...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L heated seats VIN: YVIT590D0X
drivers seat heater inop. checked for power and ground to seat,ok checked request signal from switch,ok checked for request signal to seat module,ok volvo has a breakout box to check module,seat temp sensor, and heat grids. don't have access to one. was hoping...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D3Y
I have a modus and of course it doesn't support Volvo. I am using the generic OBD and cannot seem to find the front O2 sensors in the data. I have about +15 fuel trim on bank one and two. I've read that it could be the mass air flow or vacuum leak. I just need... Trouble codes: P1152 (Front o2 sensor bank 2), P1132 (Front o2 sensor bank 1)

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUDD68D5Y
viewed all replies and yes the abs light is on, so now Iknow to look for this on the next one, customer just wanted car to run, could care a less about abs or not knowing if anything else was wrong. thank you for the time you guys took to help me out. sorry i ...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cooling system VIN: WBABM5346Y
Thanks to everyone, this customer was very unhappy that he had bought a car with problem, someone had told him that these cars never have head problems. When I showed him all the responses that suggested a cracked head he let us send it to a machine shop. Sure...
2003 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L Rear Door Latch Operation VIN: SALNM22253
Thanks for the help guys- this ones headed to the dealer.The latch was adjusted properly and what we found was an intermittent power to the actuator- all imputs using the Autologic tool were normal- actuating the window relays and rear latch through the tool ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Charging VIN: WDBRF40J93
Sorry to have taken so long to close this request. The customer had taken the vehicle while I researched the problem. One week later the timing chain jumped(not sure how yet?) and bent all the intake valves & cracked a piston. So, he is still deciding if he is...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L cylinder head VIN: 3VWSG29M21
Hello VW Techs The general consensus was that these engines when they overheat, the cylinder block gets damaged, insurance is paying for this vehicle and did not want to fix it and decided to make it a total loss. Thanks a lot for all of the answers and h...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Heater output VIN: WVWYH63B83
Thanks for all the replies. We were able to get the heater to work at higher rpms 1800+ so I still think there maybe an air bubble. The car is holding good temp on the engine so we are going to send it out and hope the air works out. If not it may be in need o...
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