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1959 Austin Healey 3000 2.9L engine
Customer recently purchased this low mileage, restored Healy. Asked me to check the tune as the car sometimes stalls when clutch is depressed. Checked the timing, 10btdc, checked carb sync, set CO for best idle. When clutch pushed in, the RPM would drop 500 rp...
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling fan VIN: WBAET374X5
The car originally came to us for overheating. I found that the cooling fan would turn on and shut off every 5 second with or without the AC turned on. We replaced the cooling fan and now the fan operates as it should, but when you turn the a/c on the electr...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13586
Hello Bemmer techs. this is the later 06 with a different Vanos. I also had a code that the crank sensor and cam sensor were not in time, forgot to get the number. I have the tools for the earlier Vanos but not sure it would work on this one if needs be. We wi... Trouble codes: P1030, P1554 (Engine position system a preformance), 0X2A3
1986 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA35D0G
Need Mercedes help here.. Have been having major problems trying to get the idle under control. After repairing all vacuum leaks and later failed ignition problems I can not get this cal to idle properly. I can lean out the mixture to bring it down to 800 rpm...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L XENON low beams VIN: 4JGAB57EX3
Hello,The owner pulled up to the shop with this 2003 ML350 equipped with Xenon system and the HIGH beams were not working,so I looked and there were no high beams so i scheduled him in.When he showed up for his appointment it switched around,the high beams are...
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L stored codes VIN: 4JGBF71EX7
here is the question I dont have a check engine light but the codes keep returning so Im thinking they must be just the sensors bad or magnets as some call them but Ive also seen alot of post on chain issues I would think that the light would set if the chains... Trouble codes: P0015 (Right camshaft adjustment incorect), P0012 (Right camshaft adjustment incorect), P0022 (Left camshaft adjustment incorect), P0025 (Left camshaft adjustment incorect)
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBF22E98
Customer states vehicle loses power and has even shut off at idle one time, If allowed to sit and "cool off" will start up and drive normal again. There is no overheating involved, cool off is what he did because he did know what else to do. Recently vehicle w... Trouble codes: P2051 (Rail pressure monitoring VIA Pressure control valve pressure low), P2021 (Rail pressure monitoring VIA Pressure control valve pressure low), P2017 (Rail pressure monitoring VIA Volume control valve pressure low), P2047 (Rail pressure monitoring VIA Volume control valve pressure low)
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33556
This Mini will very intermittently set code P1498 (Air Leakage After Compressor). The MIL has only come on twice in the last several thousand miles, so it is very intermittent. We did replace a water pump about 4K miles ago which requires supercharger removal.... Trouble codes: P1498 (Air Leakage After Compressor)
2006 Other European Cont 6.0L Service ligh VIN: SCBBR53W76
Bentely techs I need assistance please. How do I reset the service light without a scanner? Not the check engine light the service now light. Thanks Henry
2005 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAF03D35
Hello all, This Phaeton came in for state emissions with the engine light on. The dealer told him it needed a coolant temp sensor and it would be almost a grand. Alldata has no data on this car. no location for the sensor and no fow charts for codes for this v... Trouble codes: 16502 (ECTg62 signal high)
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KX9M141432
Have performed several test and replacements. This trouble started with a high engine rev and very low on fuel. Car went into basic mode 3000rpm max, diesel coil light came on and a few seconds after that enging light came on. Car would die at times. Replace f... Trouble codes: P0087, P0088, P0191, 01314 (013 check DTC memory - Intermittent)
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L all VIN: YV1RS64A14
has code 005d a00b tcm comunication a03b cem comun [...] comun 510f vss signal fault 1100 outside air temp sig cem 1a52 comun w ddm [...] mod internal fault 1do2 cm fault 1do3 not fully programmed 1d06 internal fault what i want to know is. cpould a...

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2000 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WAUKH28D9Y
Replies suggested replacing the coil pack which we did with no improvement and also the MAF which we had a known good one to try also with no improvement. We looked at the channel 32 data for fuel trim and it was normal. Our customer was informed that furthe...
1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L compressor VIN: WBAGJ8320T
Ok,I tried used a Launch on this and was able to access the 20-pin BMW connector under the hood.I was able to access the AC module/control head and It came up with a code for pressure sensor and the sensor reading was 0 psi.I also have access to the factory wi...
1996 BMW 328is 2.8L abs VIN: WBABG1328T
I never did find an accurate diagram for this system in reference to control unit power circuit. I did determine that rear inlet valve was in fact not operable, it did measure the same 6-7 Ohms in resistance that the other valves measured, but it would not "cl...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: WBAGJ832XW
Thanks very much for all of the advice; I found 2 problems related to the IAC system, but neither repair fixed the vehicle problem. I initially replaced the IAC with no success in fixing the high idle. I then opened up the harness between IAC and PCM-found a... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control System), P0733 (3rd Gear Ratio Incorrect).
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13514
after clearing bunch of codes and let it go for a few days it came back with the single specific DTC94- MAF for secondary air injection which was a solution. Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection problem).
1957 Mercedes-Benz 200 2.0L No Start
Well I have to close this with out a fix. Customer lives a couple hours away and hasn't returned. Thanks for all the replies. Lots of good info. I believe the problem is the fuel boiling/vapor lock in the carbs. The customer did say ever since he had the car i...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Aux Fans VIN: WDBGA51E5S
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L defrost VIN: WDBEB31E7S
Thanks for your input. I suspected the full heat when defrost selected may be normal operation for this system but I could not find a clear description of the normal operation. thanks for clearing this up. as for the high humidity fogging issue the hvac box an...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Abc System Fault VIN: WDBNG73J11
I would like to thank all who took the time to respond to me. However this vehicle is not fix at this point and is no longer at the shop for now.I will repost once the vehicle is returned to shop for further testing.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting VIN: WVWPD63B82
thanks for help we had from iatn,they said modules,fuel pump relay but we had no power to ecm or trigger to fuel pump relay.. what we found is fuse 28,29,32,34 are power by relay in fuse panel under dash 372 that intern is power by eec power relay in ple...
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