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1998 Audi A4 2.8L torsen differential VIN: WAUED28D5W
Audi techs, i have this a4 with a leak at the torsen differential that is attached to the back of the transmission. One of our techs replaced the tailshaft seal to fix a leak. The car came back soaked on the underside from the cats back. I steam cleaned the un...
1987 BMW 535i 3.5L Unknown
I've got a strange problem with two symptoms that may or may not be related. When you apply the brakes normally, the red brake light flashes momentarily as you apply them. If you apply them really slow, the light doesn't come on at all, no matter how hard you ...
1998 BMW M3 3.2L Fuse VIN: WBSBK9338W
Hello we have a 1998 bmw m3 air bag light and rollbar light on the dash.no communication to srs module.srs fuse #42 blows as soon as soon as ignition turned on. Any help thank you
2001 BMW 330xi 3.0L Inner axle seal VIN: WBAAV53471
Greetings, This 4WD BMW has a heavy gear oil leak from the FRONT passenger side inner axle seal and it is getting on the exhaust and making a real stinky mess. We did replace both inner seals a year ago when we did some front end work. The axle plugs into what...
2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L Suspension VIN: 5UXFA93515
This vehicle came in with the legend in the dash stating self level suspension inactive. There were two codes stored: 116 Reservoir pressure remains constant when filling and 050 CAN bus fault. We cleared these codes and the compressor did start working but th...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L starter motor VIN: WDBFA67E5S
this SL will not start with key - I do not have SDS or a suitable scan tool to check codes for this car. I am getting power to the neutral safety switch with the key in run position, I do not have power to the solenoid on the starter. I can jumper terminals on...
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 5.5L Suspension VIN: WDDDJ72X37
Warning comes on for air suspension. Pulled code 5508- The pressure line system leaks. Any one familiar with this system that can give us a few hints? Thank in advance.
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L shift linkage VIN: YS3D75B457
vehicle arrived at shop with broken shift linkage at trans removed and replaced linkage assembly with new factory unit after installation vehicle would not engage into reverse. consulted all data found adjustment procedure using feeler gauge and push pin to ad...
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWDC21V02
I have replaced MAF with 2 bosch reman 1 new aftermarket and finally with bosch new hasnt fixed issues. flashed computer with vrs 7.0 from dealer as of today still have same problem I have noticed that during my investigation the Throttle position sensor or m... Trouble codes: P0102 (Maf low signal), P0172 (Rich condition)
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Intake cam
After doing a valve job, the cams were set with the proper tool and the phaser was replaced. Car came back with intake cam out of time. Bolts were tight, cam did not slip. Then I loosened the bolt and reset the cam timing sprocket. Car comes back with same pro...
1999 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D7X
This one has me stumped. Got the car in with driveability issues: missing, CTS light on, no power, P0134, P0030, and some other turbo sensor code. I found a loose connection on the bottom of the PCM (pin 67 purple/white wire turo sensor feed) after doing a wig... Trouble codes: P0134, P0030
1999 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LV62D9X
car came in a month ago for scheduled maint. @ that time check eng lamp was burnt out. Only code was "check eng lamp circuit". After replacing the lamp went on 10 mile road test to verify all monitors had run & no codes. Car is back now w/ check eng lamp & co... Trouble codes: P0201 (1 injector signal missing), P0301 (1 cyl missfire), P0422 (cat efficency)
2001 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61R91
Car brought in on the hook, battery dead. In the past, it had been primarily used by one daughter, then the other. Dad wants to use it now. Charged battery overnight, attempted to start but just cranks. After resetting faults, P0608, P0452 (evap pres sensor, ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor fault), P1107 (unknown), P0608 (5V supply to ecm shorted to B or ground)
2007 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L power brakes VIN: YV1RS59257
o7 volvo s60 2.5T no power brakes upon strt up ok after warmup.hello group have this volvo when started initially brake pedal very hard and no power assist,after little warm up or few pumps of pedal all is back to normal,replaced vac brake booster after failin...
2008 Volvo V50 2.4i 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1MW382X8
Hello fellow Iatn Techs. We have here a 2007 Volvo V50 with a failed Steering Lock Control Module(SLCM), which we have installed, and now need to program. I am in need of some assistance from anyone who is familier with Volvo VIDA software. I recieved my DVD ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 BMW 840Ci 4.4L Alarm VIN: WBAEF8321V
On the 840 wires from sensor went to an anti-theft control module. On the X5 wires from the sensor go to the General Module. Wired as follows: Pin #1 from old sensor to pin#4 on new sensor Pin #5 from old sensor to pin#1 on new sensor Pin #2 from old sensor to...
2002 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L LH VANOS loose VIN: 5UXFB93S12
Consensus is the valves definitely bent on the driver's side with broken vanos, possibly on passenger side with chain being so loose. The other concern is he was driving the vehicle during the day with loud engine noise and oil pressure light being on. Some ...
2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN83493
Thanks to those that replied to my post. This car has been a nightmare, but it is finally fixed. First we replaced high pressure fuel sensor on the fuel rail which took care of the 290f code. After exhausting all my resources on the miss fire issue, I calle... Trouble codes: 2913 (Output stage HPFI1 line 1), 2917 (Output stage HPFI2 line 2), 286D, 291A, 290F.
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Interior Lights VIN: WVWPD63B31
Thanks for the help. Interior lights were fixed by replacing Comfort Control Module under driver side carpet. This allowed interior light to work, but still were inop from driver door. Replaced driver door latch assembly for this concern. To reprogram key-fob ...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Clutch VIN: YV1LS5546W
2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: YV1LS56D0Y
I want to thank everyone for spending their time to help me with this vehicle. I spent alot of time with this problem and others on this car. The car also gave me an ABS code,after my help request and through doing research on iATN I found out that it could ca...
2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Alternator VIN: YV4CY982X8
Thank you all. the alternater problem like most of you guys point out,These have a problem with the nut holding the drive pulley for the accessory drive belt coming loose. And i be able to clean it up and locktite it and bring it back to normal charging mode....
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