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2006 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJXA01A86
car set code twice within a week, cursory look over does not show antthing amiss and cannot find any info on Alldata regarding this code, any help appeciated. thanks in advance, Trouble codes: P2406
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Soft top, Roll bar VIN: WDBFA61E7P
Hello! We have been fighting this for a while now. The customer came in from another shop (actually 2 shops before us) with a recently repaired soft top module that he wanted us to install and intitialize. We did, and it did not work. We performed testing on a...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L horn,wiper,turnsignals,mirrors,heater blower fan VIN: 3VWCF21C8X
WEll, this beetle drove in with a long list of accessories not working.The heater fan,mirrors,turn signals,horn,all quit at the same time. There is some evidence of rodents having been under the hood but no nest or chewed wires visible. I've checked all the fu...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L battery VIN: WVWMA63B3X
Vehicle first came to shop with water damage to comf module under drivers seat, we replaced module and wireing harness as needed since then an ongoing electrical draw has occured of .28 all circuits were checked at fuses as well as all door modules and even al...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Transmission VIN: 3VWSG29M21
Hey Guys, Have a new one (for me) here. The customer drove this car to our shop whilst stuck in 1st gear. This occurred out of the clear blue sky...no previous problems (I'm told). The guy pulled out of the parking lot and has been locked in 1st from then on....
2003 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WV2MB470X3
Vehicle came in with codes 17748/P1340(Cam pos sensor incorrect correlation) and 17755/P1347 (bank 2 cam and crank signals out of correlation)and engine noise on start up. We changed the sensors just for gp. However codes and noise persisted. After removing th...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Engine VIN: YV1CZ91HX4
First time customer brought us this XC90 T6 and complained of smoke from the tail pipe when hot, MIL indicator on and excessive oil consumption. Found fault codes for both front 02 sensors. Checked crankcase pressure with a manometer. It reads a negative .25kP...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGH83491
This is finally out of the shop, customer had money issues, so this was on the back burner. I had a feeling about the CPS, but was told by customer that they were new (never dismiss a hunch )and could not possibly be the problem. Well they were the problem. I ...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L heater VIN: SAJDA01P32
you were right again... It was the heater valves... the fact that all the hoses very very hot was a red herring.. thank you all very much..
2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA79C95
Finally got our REM (Rear Electronics control module) in (Client would only step up for a used one). Coded module to car and all is well. Thanks for the replies, most of which were right on the mark and all were very informative. Trouble codes: P0629 (Fuel pump A control - circuit high).
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTJ56J06
I received good repsonses on this problem, Alexander was very helpful faxing me information that went beyond what Alldata had. We had used the OEM kit for this so all the plates and solenoids were replaced with the most current parts. When the cams were out o... Trouble codes: P0011 (0271 camshaft adjuster right intake incorrect position).
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD45Y76
Sorry for taking so long to get this out and Thank You for the information. We tested the sensor and have ordered a new one. The customer hasnt brought the car back yet to put it on so I cant say for sure that is is fixed. Trouble codes: P0452.
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Timing belt tensioner bolt VIN: WVWTH63B03
Thanks to all that took the time to reply. From the looks of the comments this is not a pattern failure of this part. Not being the technician that completed the original work, I'm not sure of the torque of the bolt and only have the information provided to m...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Misfire VIN: 9BWFL61J74
Thanks for all the replies. I did check the intake gaskets for vac leak when cold (smoke test and checked with water after 1st started) - tested OK. Throttle was relearned after clearing the codes each time. I did thoroughly check the plug wires for any signs ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Miss).
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRL71K69
I have Adam from carquest to thank for helping me fix this vehicle. Ignition switch and steering lock control module signals to the vehicle electrical system control module were ok. There is a power supply relay (terminal 15) that is located on and energized b...
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L Breather System VIN: YV1AA8846M
As suggested by several folks we replaced the oil trap underneath the flame trap. Also made sure the flame trap was working correctly and all lines were clear which they were. Time will have to be the judge of this one.
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