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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Radio VIN: WAUBA34B5X
Help! Looking for a radio code Apparantly this is NOT the original Audi radio to this car. Customer purchased the car AS IS a year ago, so does NOT know the serial # of the car this radio came out of Radio worked fine until battery went dead We removed the rad...
1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Misfire VIN: SAJAV1340H
vehicle towed in,complaining of stalling.started car.drove on quick test drive,seemed to run ok.let run in bay, spark.determined pick up coil high resistance.replaced coil.starts and runs.puzzled though,timing was way off.did not remove dist to install ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
got this jaguar here with trouble code p1383 for the bank 1 vvt over retarded . there is a felt misfire at idle in drive, reverse and in park , not a dead miss. tested compression on the first 2 cylinders of both banks to see if timing had jumped , got 185 -19... Trouble codes: P1383
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73508
HI guys I think I have this one beat but i need to pick some Brains. This car idles poorly and has 8 codes stored missfires, Adaptation, unmetered air, and Tank leak codes. The unmetered air code sets really quickly IF the fuel cap is removed car almost stalls... Trouble codes: 2783 (random missfire), 277B, 27AC, 2777 (cumbustion missfires), 2B64, 2785 (additional mixture adaptation)
2006 Peugeot 206 CC 1.6L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hi Guys, really got my self a beauty,Peugeot 206 CC feb 2006, vehicle starts runs drives around town all day, Highway driving approx 80 Km Or about 50 miles, without warning Engine management light will come on a notice in power loss, two signals come up on th... Trouble codes: P0550, P1336, P1337, P1338, P1339, P1340
1992 Porsche 968 3.0L Rubber damper VIN: WP0CA2960N
Hello all. I need some assistance on how to remove the torque tube from this Porsche. I have never worked on a Porsche until now and alldata isnt very clear on the procedure on how to remove the torque tube. I need to replaced the rubber damper it has split. S...
1994 Volkswagen EuroVan CV 2.5L Temp gauge inop. VIN: WV2PD0704R
The temperature gauge is not working in this van. From what I saw in mitchell it seem that the voltage for the sensor comes from the regulator in the cluster and is the same for the gas level gauge. The fuel gauge is working normally. When I put a jumper betwe...
2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFV71K27
This car has been a little bit of a tough one due to lack of accurate repair information. This 2007 VW GTI came to us after an offroad excursion that severed the harness to the downstream oxygen sensor (among other body damage) and blew the fuse for the downst...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A7X
Hello fellow techs! Got a Volvo story to tell - it's got a beginning and a middle, but no conclusion or denouement. So let's all get comfy and begin, shall we? Okay. Once upon a time there was a V70 wagon that came to our little shop in the woods for a State I... Trouble codes: P0181 (Immobilizer Communication Fault), P1054 (Faulty Speed Sensor Signal)

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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B12
I just what to thank every one that respond and try to help with this child problem. In the we I found a bad ECM, sorry it took so long other shop dint want to put any more money on this car. Apparently they had it a 2 other shops before they brought it to us.... Trouble codes: P0341, P0346.
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L no communication VIN: WDBRF61J12
Thank You for your suggestions, I unpluged all other modules with no luck. Norman suggested I check the ME-SFI for corrosion, after I did everything else. So I pulled it and found the whole bottom of the board is corroded. Only problem now is getting a new ME-... Trouble codes: C1038 (Engine not identified or incorrect), C1022 (communication with engine system faulty), B1102 (CAN communication with engine system is faulty), B110D, B1121 (overvoltage), P2311 (CAN communication engine system faulty).
2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 6.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDNG77X38
Thanks for all the replies. I sent this one to the dealership. they found the timing chain skipped due to the lack of oil presure at the chain tensioner. they retimed the cams and all is well. Trouble codes: P0300, P0348, P0305, P0306, P0308, P0368.
2008 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Turbocharger VIN: WMWMM33528
Well it is not a fix ,but not for all of us trying! Looks like this car needs a turbo. There is wear on the compressor blades and tons of end play. The turbo could not develop the needed boost even after bypassing the regulating controls. The hold up is an ext...
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3EF58Z91
After reading all the replies I am not going to "bypass" the turbo.I never considered the turbo coming apart and causing more problems.This is why iatn is great-kept me from doing something stupid and found found some part sources to do the correct repair wit...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L clutch VIN: 3VWTD81H1W
The shift linkage is attached to the top of the trans with 3 rubber grommet fitted bolts. The rubber grommet on the top bolt was chewed up. This allowed the bolt to screw into the bell housing too far. The bolt was hitting the clutch release bearing arm on the...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1S758D42
First of all thanks to all that responded. I wanted to make sure I wasn't missing somthing before pulling the motor. The fix was cleaning the block and bell housing surfaces. They didn't look that bad but it did fix the reduced power problem. Before the ac vo... Trouble codes: 5200 (engine rpm signal).
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