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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Temperature gauge VIN: WAULC68EX3
Hello IATN! I have an overheating condition on the 2003 Audi 1.8L turbo. The temperature gauge will go all the way to hot if it is run long enough, at idle or on the highway. Cooling fans are working fine. Pressure test cooling system resulted in no leaks. Coo...
1995 BMW 750iL 5.4L No Start VIN: WBAGK2324S
Customer left key in ignition in the on position for several hrs. Car no crank. if key is in on position and crank the engine via starter relay car crank but no start no injector pulse or spark present mil comes on . computers for both sides were opened nothin... Trouble codes: 00001 (n/a), 00035 (n/a), 00025, 00254 (236 - can time out), 236 (can time out), 217 (time out)
2004 Maserati Spyder GT 4.2L Gearbox light VIN: ZAMBC38A44
I have this Maserati with an intermitant gearbox light that comes on with no other symptoms. I have read about clutch failures causing this as well as pump failures. The F1 pump does come on when the drivers door is opened, and goes off shortly after. I really...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA30D2J
Greeting fellow, the car owner complain stall when idle,engine hot. I road test, when MIL flash and then stall ,take of spark plug, see lot fuel not burn, , check dis.cap and rotor, not good, so change with new Boshc cap, rotor and ignition coil, new fuel inje...
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBF71E97
Have this Mercedes with trouble code P2122 Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch "D" Circuit Low Input. I know it is a problem with throttle pedal or actuator but not much in the way of diagnostics on AllData. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: P2122 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low Input)
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M0Y
From other shop w/code p1500 (17908)fuel pump relay-j17 electrical malfuction in circuit and telling me the vehicle was cut off and stall out. Replaced the fuel pump relay w/ updtate one.Old part#1J0 906 383 TO 1J0 906 383C. After replacing the new relay, star... Trouble codes: P1500, P0301
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1st gear VIN: 3VWSP29M91
Thank you for your time in advance. We had transmission rebuilt and ever since it will not engage 1st gear unless it is manually selected. we have determined pin 9 from tcm is not being powered. we are working with rebuilder and there has been several parts tr...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L data lines VIN: 3VWCD31Y54
Car came in from failed emmission test with CEL and Airbag lit.Confirmed no communication with Mastertech on generic side and Modis on enhanced european trying to access pcm, tcm, airbag, radio, CAN gateway bus, comfort, etc. with no luck. Checked power and gr...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L Ecm VIN: 3VWKJ31K26
Car cranks but no start. Flashing PRNDS. 2 codes: P0688 and P2146. I checked all relays, fuses and wires. I even swapped the ECM. I suspect a short somewhere in the injector circuit. I tested injectors by the ECM connector to avoid taking off the intake manifo...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L rough idle VIN: 3VWSW31C36
first time on this site. need all the help i can get this beetle. at start-up the car misses and bucks like its missing.we unplug mass air flow the car will quit missing and run pretty good. thank for any help
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L airbag VIN: YV1CZ59245
srs light on after replace ignition lock cylinder.can not clear codes with snap on scaner with volvo package in has air bag codes 0101 0102 010A 0014.

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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L starting VIN: WBAVD13516
Well folks I want to thank other fellow iatn members who helped me especially Scott. After drying out every module in the car and replacing 3 of them. I programmed the car using Ista/p and my drew tech pass through tool. Car is up and running and I learned a t...
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB57E34
Thanks for the help. I gave the customer a copy of the tsb. He may take it to Mercedes for a reflash or trade it in. He is not sure yet. I suspect it is a stretched chain/worn guide issue. If he gets the reflash I will update. Thanks Ron Trouble codes: P203D.
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33483
P2096 is a lean fuel trim condition as reported by rear O2 sensor, not rich. First time I looked it up in Alldata, it said rich. There's a bulletin, M120106, regarding this condition: "The post-cat 02 sensor FC 2096 is only an indication of a lean ... Trouble codes: P2096 (Alldata says fuel trim rich on deceleration).
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L horn,wiper,turnsignals,mirrors,heater blower fan VIN: 3VWCF21C8X
Thanks for all the good info;the ignition switch was bad but didn't fix the problem;Lou from New Jersey suggested checking the main cables to the bottom of the thirteen position relay block and that's where I found the problem and cleaned and tightened the out...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWST71K96
Well, feeling a little shy to post the fix but its always the simple things that will get ya. Fuel filter - enough said...Thanks as always. Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbo Underboost).
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