Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for December 22, 2011
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for European
Help Request Answers
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L coolant contaminated with oil VIN: WDBHA28E0S
Hey Merc experts, This on came in with a coolant reservoir full of milk shake. Looking at the archives for the previous years it seems that there were alot of head gasket issues that cause this. I was wondering if the 95 and later years had this same issue bec...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No Start VIN: WDBHA22E9T
Hi Everyone I have a real beast here this car came in with a bad motor.motor has been replaced and will not start the car cranks and will not fire.The red and green led lights on the dash flash alternatly leading me to believe the immobiliser is the culprit.Th...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBRF61J82
Vehicle towed to shop for no start customer replaced fuel pump drove a week fuel pump quit customer bought rear fuse block in trunk I replaced fuse block as requested and replaced fuel pump again vehicle know has 45lbs fuel pressure has injector trigger had sp...
1981 Volvo 245 GLT 2.1L Stall VIN: YV1AX4522B
I'm not actually working on this vehicle but am looking for help for a friend that has previous Volvo experience. Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Problem is irratic but seems to occur mostly when it is hot outside. A very long crank ...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Monitors VIN: YV1VS29521
Customer brought car in for a smog inspection and it failed for incomplete monitors. No problem, so I thought. After 3 days and 5 attempts to set the monitors using the drive monitor procedure listed in Alldata the catalyst and the oxygen sensor monitors will ...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SZ58D02
Hello folks, Got one here I thought I might post about. Above vehicle has a hard start, long crank time occasionally . Has a 5200 code, engine rpm / crank sensor. Customer states volvo dealer told owner about soft flywheel teeth (aluminum) that shed metal and ... Trouble codes: 5200 (Engine rpm sensor crank sensor)

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2004 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L High/Low Shift VIN: WDCYR49E84
Thanks to David and Dave for their input. As Dave [...] suggested, the computer 'thought' the vehicle was in neutral when it really wasn't. I removed the harness connector from the selector motor and verified the motor worked. Cleaned the contact and put it ...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWRL71K19
I believe the problem is an injector, and after discussing it with the customer he decided to take it back to the dealer. He didn't want to but we don't have the capability to program the pcm so we couldn't go further anyway. He also told us he has already had... Trouble codes: P0201.
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next