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1999 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAVED28D8X
car came in with engine surging and check engine light on, multiple codes, cleared codes and p1545 throttle valve controller malfunction. I have a modis, did a throttle valve relearn with no fix. went to do a throttle valve adaption but its asking me for a 3 n... Trouble codes: P1602, P1559, P1237, P1545
2003 BMW M5 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBSDE93403
This car was towed in, customer says it was shaking at idle and surging after parking it for 2 days. When we started it up and drove it onto the high way, there was no problem. Want to see if any one have seen this before. Any help will be appreciated. Trouble codes: P1342 (Miss fire on start up), P1350 (p1352-), P1352 (p0316-), P0316
1991 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L alternator VIN: SAJNW4848L
need some help to run the excite wire, the brown wire on this one.I know I have to go to ignition feed. Would I use a resistor and fuse, then to the brown wire? The original alterator had a totally different wiring route.The dash uses a battery voltage gauge.I...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L odometer VIN: WDBCA39D9G
This beauty has a speedometer that works fine but the odometer and trip odometer are inop. Not experienced in Mercedes and could use some insight on this system. Thanks
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBCA25D0M
I have this 1991 300sel it will blow cold the first time you turn the system on and keep blowing as long as you dont turn the system off after you shut the system off it wont restart until the car has cooled off for about 30 min. then it will come back on and ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF25FGW
after fixing the fuel leak, I retest the engine idle quality and found rough idle present only when engine is warm, when a/c is on idle OK, and in gear idle OK, rough idle only with no loads, check for vac leaks, found o ring at egr leaking, replace o ring and...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L up shift VIN: WDBUF70J33
have owned this e-500 for about a year now with no real problems. this car did have the valeo radiator but the fluid showed no glycol when tested by Mercedes dealer.. i changed the radiator and fluid just to be on the safe side and drain the trans,, fluid and ...
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...
2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Fans VIN: WMWRE334X4
Replaced cooling fan and a/c pressure transducer. Both stage 1 and 2 of the cooling fans work with a function test using modis. With the a/c on, fans will not engage until about 385 psi hi side. Stage 1 fan relay engages at this pressure. Bad ecm? modis doesn'...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L cv joint VIN: WP1AB29P64
seem to be not aligned because cardans does not look ok on the rubber damper on the end of the shaft
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG29M71
Have a customer that just purchased this vehicle from a used car lot and it had 4 codes. and after driving it briefly the EPC light comes on and it goes in to THROTTLE SAFE MODE. the codes are p1542 potentiometer range performance p0321 engine speed sensor...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Surge VIN: 3VWCK21C24
hello group, i have this 2004 beetle with a 2.0 bev motor in it, its got a surge at 3000 rpm mainly at cruise on highway. have replaced the air mass twice, with dealer parts. no trouble codes are being set. this thing is driving me nuts, the only thing i see o...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRT71KX5
Check eng. Light on code 8213, p2015, intake manifold flap position sensor ( bank 1 ) implausible signal. I have tested all that alldata lists. After replacing intake flap motor performed output tests. Flap closes but when opening flap keeps fluttering then fl... Trouble codes: 8213P
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C26
Vehicle completely cuts out.whole engine.engine speed sensor looses signal on verus scan tool while driving.will not do in stall.ohm tested engine speed sensor.757 ohms within specs.tap tested o.k.when problem occurs will reset all above codes.checked alternat... Trouble codes: 256 (M.a.f. Supply voltage), 801 (Engine speed implausable), 1092 (Evap. Purge system), 51 (Turbo control valve circuit), 579 (Turbo solenoid valve a circuit), 48 (02 sensor bank 1 sensor 1 open circuit)
2004 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L r&r VIN: YV1NC63D94
We are doing our first evap core on a 2004 v70 Volvo. It looks straight forward on Alldata but thought I would ask the best group of tech in the world if there is any thing I should look out for or short cuts. Also do you recommend replacing the heater core at...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Immobilizer VIN: WAUED64B31
Thanks to all, towed to Audi to correct immobilizer and program keys, checked with locksmith and "if" they could do it would cost more than dealer
2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Door Locks VIN: WDBRF81J85
i tried all the basic techniques mentioned from fellow menbers but none work. i advise the customer to bring this car to the dealer so they can figure out that [...] issue. i could not get anyone with a benz software to program it. sorry. thnks to all.
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Steering VIN: WMWRC334X3
great thanks to ken for the correct info for how this steering system operates. to all the others that have this issue... bulletin for fan rewiring is for the ones that overheat and blows the 5 amp fuse. its a good upgrade for extra preventive measure. radiato...
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