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1995 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJA84A7S
I have a 95 A6 that came in with a hesitation under load and we have normal idle. I checked codes and had an intake leak code so i smoke tested and found two hoses leaking replaced hoses. checked vss and speedo works and reads on scan tool. tested erg system n... Trouble codes: 16885 (vehicle speed sensor range/performance), 17816 (egr temp sensor signal to high), 16785 (egr flow insufficient detected), 17912 (intake leak detected)
2007 Audi S6 5.2L differential VIN: WAUGN74F47
Customer just purchased vehicle. At slow speed (under 10mph), tight turns there is a vibration that feels like it is coming from the rear (feel it in the seat). If you do the same tight turns over 10 mph the vibration is not there. It reminds me of a locking d...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Rear self-levelling VIN: WBAFB33531
Vehicle came in with owner reporting rear air suspension bleeding down. Measured ride height drop after a few hours, right rear had lowered by 1/4 inch, left side unchanged. Soap-sprayed both air springs and all lines and fittings back to pump assembly, foun...
1959 Fiat 600 .6L turn signals
Does anybody have a wiring diagram for a 1958 fiat 600? Turn signals inop. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBHA23E2V
Customer states that it is hard to get this car up to speed. When you accelerate it boggs down. We scanned it and the codes we got are p0410 and p1163. Would these systems control the accel? also this is a drive by wire accelerator, and when you hit the pedal ... Trouble codes: P0410, P1163 (Oil level switch)
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Reset VIN: WDBRF64JX3
I can not reset the service indicator after performing a Oil & filter service. I have followed the step by step procedure on other Mercedes vehicles successfully but not this one. I get to the step where you turn the key to position II and the 'Service Indicat...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L engine VIN: WDBUF87J26
looking for some help. I have a 2006 E350 with a 3.5 272 enging. I just installed a new balance shaft and the car runs like a watch. one thing I noticed is that ocasionaly I get a noise at start up. dosent really matter if its cold or hot. it sounds timing/val...
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 5.5L No Start VIN: WDDDJ72XX7
Hello MBZ TECHS: This is a real winner! Car comes in for no start at times, it cranks but won't fire. It seems to happen when the car has been run then sits. We had no codes! Then after we got the car to act up we eventually got codes for the cam sensors and r...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Misfire, excess white smoke VIN: 9BWGF21J5Y
Hello and thanks for taking the time to read this. This 2000 Golf TDI smokes and missfire badly especially when started cold, (0F) and the smoke/missfire diminishes as it warms up. The smoke is white and therefore unburnt fuel. Running in the shop with a leaki... Trouble codes: P0301 (16685 Cylinder 1 missfire detected intermittent), P3130 (19586 EGR System Regulation Exceeded Intermittent)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Lack of Power VIN: 3VWSP69M12
Hello all. Hoping for some advice from some experienced TDI gurus out there. Customer has complained of slightly rough idle for over a year. Recently, the rough idle has gotten worse when the engine is warm. Also, there always seems to be a lack of power now. ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B63
Car came in misfiring and barely running at idle. Car runs just great soon as you drive it or even if u bring revs off idle. Replaced plugs and then checked later and were fouled after not much running time at idle. LTFT 10% STFT 25% after a short 10 min drive... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303 (misfire 3 cyl), P0304 (misfire 4 cyl)
2004 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 4.9L Starting VIN: WVGGH77LX4
car came in for an oil change. when it was time to start the engine, ratcheting noise coming from steering wheel area was heard and warning lights are all off. "move the steering wheel" message would pop out on screen. steering would stiffen up while moving th...
2009 Volkswagen Routan SEL 4.0L Suspension VIN: 2VHW54X19R
I have a customer that experiences a rubbing noise in their vehicle during slight turns (such as shifting lanes or exiting the expressway). I drove the vehicle and noticed that it feels like a strong engine vibration and also noticed the same feeling occured a...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, Hesitation VIN: YV1T397D2X
Have a 1999 volvo s80 with a 2.9l.vehicle was towed in for a no start complaint.checked and found spark plugs to be fuel fouled and vehicle to have very low compression.performed wet compression test and compression rose to a normal range.cleared out cylinders... Trouble codes: P0011 (Camshaft position a timing over advance)
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Water Leak VIN: YV1CZ91H74
Today 04/04/2011 This vehicle came back with the same water sloshing sound coming from under the car on the pass. side on accel and decel. This time we found water in the stiffener on the pass. side. We tried again to determine how the water was getting in the...

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2002 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Oil Cooler VIN: WAUML44D82
Thank you members of IATN and all the replies...this site is awesome! We got our answer on time and the percedure! The car is now fixed as far as that leak goes, now it's back for different leak!
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Ignition VIN: WBANA73534
We disconnected oil condition switch and the vehicle started. In addition to replacing the oil condition switch a tsb was found related to this situation. The TSB called for changes to the relay wiring in the underhood fuse box. No problems since. Thanks for t...
2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L compressor noise VIN: WBXPA93464
installed new compressor. noise gone. thanks for all the help.
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Lighting VIN: SALMF11404
Does not have self levellers.The way to tell is when you start the car up the headlamps should rise up and possibly go left or right depending on the position of the vehicle. This is my first experience on a Range Rover 3 and let me tell you it is a very di...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDBGA43E4S
Thanks, A good used LH fixed the rest of my troubles..
2005 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.2L Turbine speed sensor VIN: WDB211056A
Thank you to all who've offered help. All indications seemed to point towards the valve body of the trans'. So far all i've managed to do is reset the memory and after numerous road tests, the previous fault has not reappear. So all i can do now is wait. H...
1984 Porsche 911 3.2L hi speed blower VIN: WPOZZZ91ZE
Well its fixed . After doing some translation - German to English . We found that the relay at the rear of the front fuse box controls hi speed on the footwell blowers. Also found that the front blower ( the one that is mounted in the luggage compartment was ...
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Turbo VIN: YS3EF48Z81
Thanks everyone for your suggestions and some of them would have really applied to this situation. Unfortunately the customer is in limbo and is unsure if any further repairs are worth it.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSE69M62
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDI 1.9L timing belt VIN: 3VWSR69M15
This one is fixed. Yes you can pull the intake and turbo with the head. I think it makes the job easier. You may need somebody to help lift it off and on. Bent all the valves. I was told by the tdi builder that if the guide comes out with the bent val...
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