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2007 BMW Z4 Coupe 3.0si 3.0L Lighting VIN: 4USDU53437
No headlamps-low or high beam, swiching lamps on brings on small lamps uner headlamps and the driving/fog lamps will operate when headlamp switch placed to "lamps on" but no low or high beam lamps and a warning lamp on in car for bulb innop. have checked all f...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Fuel inj. VIN: SAJEA51C74
The car came in witht he following codes: P0303 Cyl # 3 malfunction, P1313 Misfire, cat damage, Bank 1 , P1316 excessive misfires, P0182 EFT sensor low vtge, P0203 FI circuit malfunction. Owing to the dtc's referring to cyl # 3 in 2 of the codes and a mnisfire...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Auxiliary Fan VIN: WDBGA43E5S
I have a 1995 Mercedes S420 in here that I am struggling with. The customers concern is that after driving for a while the A/C is no longer cold. The first issue that I found was that on the initial A/C Turn on the Auxiliary fans do not turn on. I hooked an Pr...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L sbc VIN: WDBUF70J33
i have owned this car for 3 years . lately the SBC has been making a very noticeable noise whenevery the brakes are applied. i know that Mercedes had some problems with these pumps and i beleive there is a 10/unlimited mileage replacement on them. i brough the...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L drivers window VIN: WMWRC33413
We have a 2003 mini cooper which the drivers window will only work for a split second w/ the power window switch. Each push of the button takes about 30 attempt to roll the window completely down and the same for going up. The passenger window works fine. We h...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L transmission VIN: WMWRE33595
Hello, Need some direction. Transmission in limp mode. "EP" mode code #1792 mini code. Cannot find any info on this code or any diagnostic direction. Code desciption would be helpful.
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L Security VIN: WVWGH21J2Y
Vehicle will intermitently go into theft lock. Codes 01128 and 01176 stored in the cluster. Unless Im looking in the wrong place I cant find any information on how to diagnose this issue. Has anyone seen this or have any advice? Thanks
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: YV1TS94D4Y
Thanks to everyone who participates in the iATN network. A heart felt appreciation is given every time I ask for a little help. No fuel in being delivered into cylinders # 4 and # 5. I see this to be true - by seeing that 1,2,3 and 6 all have carbon buildup...
2005 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS59215
4/05/2012 the car came in with a p0461 throttle position sensor fault and "reduced engine performance" message. We also had: P2135 - throttle unit potentiometer fault p2111 throttle valve fault p2108 Engine control module fault. We replaced the throttle body ... Trouble codes: 930B, 9270 (throttle valve), 9200 (throttle position sensor), 9210 (throttle unit), 9220 (throttle potentiometer), 925C

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUPL68E04
After replacement of the right bank cat and all four O2 sensors, the vehicle running issues were resolved with one exception. At idle, we continue to have a very intermittent cylinder 5 misfire, which does not occur off idle. The customer has declined any furt... Trouble codes: P1136 (Fuel trim), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire).
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L egs VIN: WBAGH834X1
Thanks for all the great help. I ended up replacing the EGS. Had our local dealer program it and It runs like new.
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33423
Performed a hard reboot, its been 2 weeks and all owner feed back is positive. However, I think its only a matter of time before the problem resurfaces ? thanks to all Trouble codes: P1500 (Idle speed control motor modis codes is a 211), 5E19.
1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Won't shut off. VIN: WDBAB23A6B
Actually, I have partially fixed the vehicle. The transmission stuck in 2nd gear problem was fixed by removing the shift linkage from above, at the stick, and manually shifting the transmission into neutral by moving the lever thus exposed to the neutral posit...
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG 6.3L Wiring harness VIN: 4JGBB77E78
Not sure if I should say I fixed vehicle or not as it was never having a problem due to the issue posted. Never found source of oil at injector connectors. Did not replace oil temp sender because inspection of the sender revealed it is solid brass and could no...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B93
i would like to thank everyone for their help. i had already rechecked or tried all of the suggestion before i posted my help request, but i rechecked everything again and even tried another timing chain tensioner. the fault code will still set after driving 4... Trouble codes: 16395 (Camshaft advance p0011).
2002 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1RS58D72
dunno what happened, but it fixed itself. had my service writer drive it home one night with all the covers off, the next morning the cam gears were dry as a bone. what was weird is intake cam gear would be wet when hot but after it cooled off, it was dry... i...
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