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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBADD6320V
Hello everyone! This vehicle had a "no crank" situation and of course we as so many others do have limited diagnostics on this vehicle,i did scan the vehicle with our Snap-on Solus Pro and retrieved ,10 coolant temp,20 fault lamp,240 misfire,204 idle speed,239...
2004 Land Rover Freelander SE3 2.5L Lighting VIN: SALME11404
I have this Land Rover, back up light on all the time.Voltage at pin 9 of connector 2039 at Light control modulte wht/yell wire is always 12 volts even with the key off engine off.I can't check the transmission range swith, i have no information but the prndl ...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: WDBBA45A6C
car has been sitting for some time, when it did start and run it would run rich. then it started to start and die a couple of times till it would stay running. now it will only start for a second or two then die and at times just crank no start. i drained the ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L ride control VIN: WDBNG75J5Y
Help please I dont work on mercedes often and I had one come in the shop on the ground I did scan for codes and come up with a c1517 but cant find any info on alldata. I can hear the pump run for a min. but car only comes up a half inch or so. I checked for le...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Shift VIN: WMWRC33462
Car came in with a broken trans belt. Disasembled trans cleaned all sub assemblies. Replaced belt. Trans doesn't change.i have gone through the trans three times. Assembly seems to be correct. Air checked both pulleys. They expand and retract. Went through val...
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.6L seat belt VIN: WPOAA2993T
hello everyone, i have a 993 thats beating me up and im in need of some help.previous shop installed an updated conrol unit. not knowing this i started with a new buckle. when the key turns on airbag light and seat belt light come on, when the belt gets latche...
2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L stuck in 5th gear VIN: YS3ED49AX4
Hi all, need help bad! Test drove vehicle, stuck in 5th gear and won,t shift, it also bangs into reverse but pulls. I figured the trans is in limp in mode. air bag, anti-skid, abs/brake, transmission, insufficient brake fluid, check engine lights are on. Chec...
2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3FD49Y87
Ok customer had this saab towed in that was a no start and I go out to check it it starts right up havent been able to duplicate customer problem but she is scared to drive it.Can't find much info on these codes so was just curios if anyone has similar problem... Trouble codes: P0337 (Crank sensor a circuit), P0700 (Transmission controlle system), P0725 (Engine speed sensor.)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B32
Hello, this customer just bought the car, drove it over 1000 miles with no problem, then the MIL came on. It has the 16396, 16727, and 17887 DTC's. I visually inspected everything, cleared codes, test drove and cannot duplicate problem. I know almost nothing a... Trouble codes: 16396 (Bank 1 cannot advance cam), 16727 (Cam position sensor too large), 17887 (Brake vacuum malfunction)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Rotors VIN: WVWSP61J72
I've found no reason for this car to do what it is doing. Every few thousand miles, about 6000 miles since the orginal install of replacement front pads and rotors we have had to warnaty the rotors for warpage. At 123000 miles front pads and rotors (orginal ...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Cam timing/P1340 camshaft (g40) and cranksha VIN: VWGEM77L14
Does any one know for sure if the number of chain links is the same on both heads on this 4.2l V8 ??? Left and Right chain tensioners are opposite(one is upside down) one is in the front, one in the rear. I would seem the right head would have 16 roller links ...
2010 Volkswagen golf 2.0L reset for oil change VIN: 3VWKLA8J9A
I have a long time customer who has purchased a tdi 2010 golf volkswagon. We usually stay away form these but he really wants us to service it. Any way my mitchell only goes back to 08 for resetting the oil life monitor which looks like it is done through the ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACB3328R
most replies suggest 3 different problems.1: alarm issues Mike,Chuck,Seth,Francisco and Cedric. 2:grounds problems Humberto AND Daniel 3:crank sensor problem.On alarm issue I did not learn much.Seth from New York said that if DME has silver tag is suppost to h... Trouble codes: N0NE.
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTL15442
I thank all that helped in my request for help, I believe problem was in engine harness, customer took vehicle, was unable to go further, i will post more information in future.
1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Fuel smell VIN: 1070441203
Hi Gang! This lump is fixed. Thank you to Richard for turning on the way back machine! I knew there was some modification on these, and it was the metal tank. Fortunately for my client it already had the metal tank ($690 list) so the fix was replacing the 5 ho...
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L AirBag;Roll bar Light VIN: WDBSK75F85
just wanted to thank the one reply I received. Just wanted to say the car was not jump started, batteries were weak but not enough to cause a starting issue. So We advised the customer to do the EIS, told here that the Issue with the lights was not happen...
2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3FB49S85
OK, what fixed this vehicle was a new ISM (ignition sw.), a negative battery cable, and a parking light bulb. I want to thank Justin, Pete, Jim, Jimmy, and Harold for their help. I replaced the cable on my Tech II, and here are the codes: ICM1 U21...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M51
What appears to have fixed this was replacement of the PCV and suction jet valves. The suction jet valve had a restriction going to the PCV and it was building up crankcase vapors somehow skewing the readings between the throttle body and the Ecm. There is whe... Trouble codes: P1542, P1579, P1171, P1297, P1545, P0300.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 3VWSB69M72
Headlight switch replaced. Vehicle operating to specs.
2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L abs VIN: YV1TS91D12
I'll call this one fixed. After driving it more, it finally set a code for the left front speed sensor. We could not find anything wrong with the sensor or the tone ring, so we blew it out with air (even though we didn't see any significant contamination) and ...
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Stall VIN: YV1RS59V34
thanks to everyone for the help and also adam for the fuel specs and description of how this fuel system works. had good voltage at pump, fuel pressure after 5 mins dropped originally to 42psi, after new pump it is 45psi now. test drove it and fuel pressure di...
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