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1991 Audi 100 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUBC5444M
Car will not run good or idle good. It will not stay running without maintaining minor throttle response and keeping the RPM above 2000.
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNM22232
I know everyone says run as far and as fast as you can from these cars, but if the customer wants to fix it, I'm willing to try, so I'm hoping to get some help. As to the evap leak, smoke test shows some leaking at intake man. vac hose fittings, we will be rep... Trouble codes: P0174 (sys lean bank 2), P0442 (EVAP small leak), P1473 (Variable Int. Man. Bnk 2 always closed), P1470 (Variable Int. Man. Bnk 1 always open)
2002 Mercedes-Benz c180 1800CC abs,bas
hello all , have a BAS light that is coming on for customer only, scanned for codes and only get C1025 which the scanner says is a stored code "CAN BUS : brake signal light CAN signal error" merc dealer replaced brake switch and we have replaced brake switch a...
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L transmission VIN: WDBTK75G65
customer complaint was an intermittant check engine light ,, scanned trans found turbine speed sensor codes ,, y3/8n1 turbine speed sensor question is this a servicable item and does it have to be coded after installation most info says to change valve bod...
2008 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Exhaust Valves VIN: WMWMM33578
Hello folks! I am looking for direction on a valve-burning problem. 6 months ago, good customer came in with drivability problem- cylinder miss-fire codes all over the place, and we found no compression on #1. Vehicle had 62K miles. Removed head, found one bad...
1987 Porsche 944 2.5L Cuts out VIN: WP0AB0940H
After car is hot, starts to cut out. Hotter days, worse. Replaced both crank angle sensor, fuel pump, fuel pump relay, and fuel filter. Have tried throttle switch, idle air valve, checked cap, rotor, and spark plugs. Drove car with fuel pressure gauge hooked u...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Stall VIN: WP1AB29P94
Vehicle starts, runs for about 30 seconds, then stalls. If you hold it at wide open throttle and start it, it does the same. If you keep pumping the accelerator to WOT, it will stay running. Fuel pressure is 54 PSI. We do not have the equipment to adequately t...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on
So its been about 4 years since I last installed a ETM. I used to get new ones from Taska Volvo and download software from the Vida laptop in our shop. Now I'm looking to buy a couple 2001 and 2002 V70s with bad ETMs. The particular cars are out of 7/70 ware...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L HVAC, Cluster, Fuel door, Windows, Power seats VIN: YV1CM91H54
Hey all you volvo gurus hope you like this one! Customer complaint is that multiple systems are inop. Vehicle drives fine but all gauges are out, the HVAC system does not work although i have gotten it to work in the shop and then it doesn't turn off (even wit...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Charging
Car came in with battery light coming on after 2 minutes or so also has the urgent message for electrical fault. The car charges around 13.5 volts. The original alternator also had the same charge rate so I thought the feedback portion of the alternator was th...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L seat VIN: WBAGH8345Y
Ok guys, sorry for the delay on closing this thing. After trying the ignition switch, did not fix the problem. Ed from Illinois hit the nail on the head. Talked to the customer some more and found out that he took it through the drive through car wash and the ...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA76E5R
i am closing this request because we haven't had the time to work on this car & time has run out. to bring everyone up to date we have sent the throttle plate out for reman & installed it, did the relearn & test drove it but its still doing the same thing. we ... Trouble codes: 4 (Hot wire MAF sensor bank 2/2 voltage too H/L), 8 (CMP sensor signal L5/1 not recognized).
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK49F71
OK guys, thank you all for taking the time to reply. As it turns out, the used ABS module I got also had data exchange problems. Data pattern was clean on the scope when first checked because my first ABS module didnt communicate at all. Data pattern was poor... Trouble codes: P200F, P202B, P2027 (CAN Message missing from N47-5).
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWCE63B55
I forgot to post my fix. Sorry. The flap motor is not addaptable. I readjusted the injectors, this helped alot. The vehicle starts and drives almost perfect. Still has slight hesitation on tip into throttle from time to time. This is getting better the more it...
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