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2003 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E83
Car came in with check engine light is on & has code p1424 (17830) bank 1 sencondary air large leak. Smoke test the car no lean foubd at the air injection hoses or pump. Replace the air tubes & still doing the same, install new mass air flow & it did not help,...
2002 BMW 540i 4.4L engine misfire VIN: WBADR63448
check engine came on - one week later after water pump was install and has a low idle misfire, check engine light flashing from time to time code p1341, p1351, p1353, p1357
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33475
After replacing the head gasket the check engine light comes on after the second start up. Check the codes with snap on scanner: reads 2767 camshaft position sensor 2 signal time. When checking code global reads p1318. I scope the camshaft sensor and i see a s... Trouble codes: 2767 (camshaft position sensor 2 signal time), P1318
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Suspension VIN: SALMF15416
When driving over 30 mph the instrument panel says low coolant,(not low), suspension fault,max speed 30 mph.These 3 error messages. There are no codes stored. The customer would like to get the warning chime to cut off, because it comes on when this error mess...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBEA66E4P
Hello all i have a 93 300ce giving me some trouble.The car has been sitting for 2 years.I get the car in and replace the headgasket due to a blown gasket it was pushing coolant out of the resevoir while cranking therefore killing the plugs with coolant.After n...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L idler arm VIN: WDBGA43E9A
hey all; in advance thanks for taking the time to read this. the movement in the idler arm is about 1/4" or better, but it isn't in the bushings, the arm and bushings are sliding up and down the mount bolt. the backets on the frame that the idler arm mounts ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Workshop light VIN: WDBRN40JO3
Good afternoon, While repairing a oil leak at the front of the engine I had started the car with out the drive belt attached, this in turn has turned on the battery/alternator workshop message in the dash. I have checked all the modules for codes, and cleared...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L air ride control VIN: WDBNG83J53
This S-430 come in with the front end on the ground,replaced the 2 front air struts,compressor and relay with parts from Arnott.First time we have used the Arnott parts.Cleared codes everything ok then 2 weeks later customer says that the rear end will raise u...
2006 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 5.5L will stick in first gear VIN: WDCYR71E96
This G55 came to us with intermittiant stuck in 1st gear.On scan found code P2206 no output speed sensor signal.On inspection found plug adapter leaking yet on data scan we had output signal.With the previous problems we had seen with the conductor plates, ,we...
2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Harsh vibration VIN: YS3FH46U77
Thanks in advance for any help you may be able to provide about this post. This Saab came in with a very bad engine vibration. The check engine light was on with misfire codes, random, all cylinders. We replaced the plugs and test drove. We no longer have misf...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L odometer VIN: 3VWRF81H0W
It's a old jetta tdi. preowner said it's more than 300,000kms. My customer want to reset the odometer but I can't find any information about that. The odometer only displays '---' I tried several ways but it didn't work.. If Anyone who knows what it means the...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE29M6Y
This car is driving me nuts. Customer has attempted to bring it in 3 separate times when they suffer this no start. I finally have corned the problem to make it occur but am racking my brain trying to determine the problem. When the car does not start it has...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSK69M44
vehicle has no power to injector fuse number 43 or power to fuse number 32. if i power either fuse with power probe the vehicle will start.both fuses receive their power on same circuit. i have looked in alldata and cannot find where these 2 fuses get their po... Trouble codes: P0261, P0267, P0264, P0445, P0037, P0141
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hard Start VIN: YV1SZ58D11
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We have an unusual problem that has us pulling our hair out. First, a little background. We are a used car dealer/garage that specializes in Volvos. We did a rear crank seal and spark plugs on this car just ...

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2004 Audi TT 1.8L PRNDL inverted VIN: TRUTC28N94
We located a Snap-on scanner that would communicate with the TCM, found code C00258 (shift solenoid 1 open) Cleared the code and the car is back to normal. Sometimes we overlook the obvious, so thanks for the reminder to get into the TCM--IATN saves us again... Trouble codes: 18010 (low voltage terminal 30 pin 62 at pcm).
2007 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDV74F67
Well it's fixed, I replaced the control solonoid for the exhaust cam actuator and missfires/ rough running and codes are GONE! As stated in the update I had swapped the exhaust solonoids and the problem moved so I was confident that this was the problem. Thank... Trouble codes: P0014, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0304, P0303.
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L battery draw VIN: 5UFXA13554
Thank everyone for the replies. Most had said that the front engine cooling fan module goes bad causing a draw. Also some said the stage unit for the blower motor causes a draw. Neither one was an issue. After carefull checking, fuse pulling and module disconn...
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.0L false readings
FYI decided to have customer take it to the dealer, they claimed they have replaced this sensor several times, I have no idea how since the opening to get to the sensor is just big enough for a small child arm to fit through, must have a bore scope and a spec...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Turn Signals VIN: WDBJF82F7W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. Most replies stated that the turn signal switch was most likely the culprit. This was the case. We installed a new one and the ills were cured. Thanks Ron
1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Computers failing VIN: WDBGA43G6X
The strangest scenario I've ever seen! The vehicle is fixed and all lights are off. The final thing was the trans module we were able to clear the codes and readapt the trans. But the first part of this mess with the ASR...Throttle actuator / ASR Module / Thro... Trouble codes: C1022 (Can Communication interrupted with ME N3/10), C1513 (Armored vehicle vehicle coding incorrect), P1747 (Can Communication from ETC Faulty).
2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Water Leak VIN: WDBKK47F1Y
Hi and thanks for all your help. What we ended up doing was building a plastic shield to deflect the water away from evap. housing. What I figure is that they use the cowling seal to keep the water out and that seal must not be sealing as it should. Thanks aga...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBLK70G8Y
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBRF40J93
Thank you all. Thomas and George (in his email directly to me) were right. It is the vacuum line going inside the car, for the rear headrest I think. The customer finally came back today and thanks to the picture that George emailed me, it took me a few second...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L engine loads up ,no power VIN: 3VWRT31K56
It took a combonation of three items to repair this fine automobile. The first item was the EGR vale which was sticking partially open.second was the o2 sensor and finally the mass airflow sensor . this car runs perfectly now! Thank you to all 6 poeple who res...
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 2.5L SRS components VIN: YV1RH59H14
Guys, Thanks in advance for taking time to respond to my post. Yes I agree, if the insurance is paying for it, DO IT. We were just looking out for (1) the customer, who didn't want to loose the vehicle, seeing as dough she just spent 3k on it not too long ag...
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