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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Torque Converter VIN: WAULD64B12
Hi, the torque converter on this Audi does not lock up. Monitored measuring blocks with Vag-Com: no gear slippeage, lock-up is being requested by TCM but not happening. Checked wiring to TCC solenoid: good, replaced TCC solenoid (just in case) and finally repl...
2005 Audi S4 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUPL58E35
This car has me running circles! I have done fuel pressure, compression and smoke tests, all good. removed intake to investigate, found nothing. replaced all coils and plugs with audi updated originals to no avail. then replace engine main harness. Missfires s... Trouble codes: 16684 (random missfire), 16689 (cyl 5 missfire), 16690 (cyl 6 missfire), 16691 (cyl 7 missfire)
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG83451
Car came in with both banks running lean. I replaced the vacuum lines and the intake gasket. Cleared the codes and drove it, after about 10 miles codes returned. I scoped the MAF and at idle it is a little high at 1.5 v, and the snap throtle wave form looks ju... Trouble codes: 0171 (Too Lean Bank 1), 0174 (Too Lean Bank 2)
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBANA73564
This is a good customers brother who drove to town for the holidays from Georgia. We have had about 2ft of snow here. Care came into shop in limp mode with transmission stuck in third gear. I scanned with Modis and received code P17E5. Mitchell and all data ha...
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)
1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L Running VIN: SALJY1249T
Happy new year to all i need a little help after you stop laughing!!!. We have this rover it was never picked up after we put a water pump on it. We decided to make a plow truck out of it. Here is the issue. It idles and runs great except... If you are plowing...
2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: SALPM16481
Hi this vehicle came in with all suspension lowered. Customer mentioned that the vehicle take some time before rising (suspension) and that now it is not raising. I have probe the air compresser through the relay and know that it is working. I also checked the...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L esp light on VIN: WDBKK49F71
Hello group,2001 slk230 ESP light on lateral acceleration sensor location.esp light was on first had no communication ,replaced module have comunication.have code for lateral acc.sensor,can not find location(is this the same as the YAW sensor and does it need ...
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FH79Y44
Guys I really need help here , I am pulling my hair out . this Saab 9-3 Aero , came in with a code P1312 Ionization sigal malfunction / Misfire code . I replaced all plugs with OE plugs , replaced the Ionization Detection Module , and decarbonized the engine ,... Trouble codes: P1312
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, No acceleration VIN: 3VWRF61HXW
This fine little Jetta came in with what seemed to be a normal bad MAF or plugged up intake system, guess not. After replaceing MAF and no inprovement was made looked into fuel system. Found GAS mixed in with the Diesel. In fear the gas ruined the injection pu...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Heater Motor VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
The heater blower motor don,t work.I don,t have any digrams to show which fuse goes to what.So I tested all fuses and they test good.I removed the glove box to expose the blower motor.The blower motor had fell down from were it is suppost to be.I put it back u...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Basic Setting VIN: 3VWDT71K06
Car came in as crank/start/dies after 3-4 seconds, no faults. Customer had replaced the fuel filter and battery attempting repair, we found defective egr valve, replaced and car starts/runs fine. Steering assist light (yellow) is on. Set steering angle sensor ...
2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L No drive symptoms VIN: 3VWRA71K28
Hello fellow techs. Need help finding reference voltage. No helpful info from alldata or mitchel find pin voltage. Code p2015 keeps coming back and i am trying to determine if the intake manifold runner position sensor has the correct koeo voltage. This system... Trouble codes: P2015 (Intake manifold flap sensor / motor)
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29551
Checked for exhaust and intake leaks. None found. Smoked intake, no leaks found. i am using VIDA which doesnt really offer any fault tracing for this code at all. I replaced the Front O2 sensor, light comes on after about 15 minutes of driving. I work on alot ... Trouble codes: ECM, 28 (Front Heated Oxygen sensor integrator. Faulty Signal)

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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBADT63441
Hello everyone Many thanks to Scott,Jason,Henry,sean, Serge &Mike, particular thanks to Steven [...],Just like you mentioned in your reply,we had to take the BMW to a fellow shop owner that has the latest version of the BMW ISTA software,he encoded and a... Trouble codes: 209 (Anti- tempering protection EWS).
2005 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBANA53595
What I found was that the lack of communication on the PT Can was caused by a short to ground on WUP (wake up) line. The cause of the short was a failed intelligent battery sensor which is located in the neg. battery cable. I located the source by disconnectin...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Starting VIN: SAJDA01DXY
sorry guys, my other shop had replaced the battery prior to the post. they returned the car to the customer in the mean time and problem occured for customer again, but never for the shop. i'm thinking its got to have some type of draw that brings the volts to...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E4V
Thank you to all that replied. This car had two problems that I had created while replacing the headgasket. Edgar was right on with the coolant in the crank sensor connector. I cleaned connector and sensor. Which I think got coolant in them when lifting cylin... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306.
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L does not shift VIN: WDBRN47J72
Thanks to all that replied. i did find transmisson fluid in the computer under the passenger floorboard. after cleaning out all the fluid, i had no change in the shifting. as many suggested i took it to another shop that specializes in mercedes and had him c...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WMWRE33493
Thanks for all that replied. Ian & Jason gave me enough information to justify inspecting the supercharger. I partially removed the front clip and had someone crank the engine over. The water pump impeller did not spin. Removed supercharger & inspected. Found ...
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