Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for January 3, 2013
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for European
Help Request Answers
2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L cilynder head VIN: WAUZZZ4E84
Hello friends.I have this '04 Audi A8 4.2 that makes weird rattling noise coming from beneath valve covers,i am not sure is it one or both banks.I know these type of engines make rattling noise on cold startup for 2-3 seconds esspecially when car stays inopera...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADD6322W
A little OEM help here. This 528i is kicking my but. I have a car that will will start hard in the morning, run and start fine all day then will act up (usually) the next morning. I originally thought it was the fuel pump not priming up properly but to avoid o... Trouble codes: 61 (Rear oxygen sensor), 79 (Rear oxygen sensor)
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Ars VIN: WBAGN63483
2003 745il [...] wHEN driving, the sway bars will activate, mostly the rear end, and sink one side or the other of the rear end, mostly seems like left side. After a bit of the the Dynamic Drive Inactive warning will come on. Faults posted are 5D5B...
2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L rear calipers VIN: 5UXFB53525
Hi everyone this bmw x5 came to our shop with no brake we check all the pads and we fined out it has no rear brake we try to bleed the system with power flush it was no fluid coming to the rear so we decided to replace master cylinder now with power bleeder we...
2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L won't start
This car came in working fine, leaking from seal sleeve at electrical connector at trans. We've replaced several of these with no incident. After replacement car won't crank, won't start, has above mentioned codes when scanning Engine, will not communicate ...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Transmission VIN: SAJEA71C94
The car came in for shocks and a test drive with the owner was done. During the test drive I noted that, when coming to a near full stop making a right turn (I think it occurs no matter which turning direction is chosen) with the light changing just before I r...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L engine VIN: WDBGB34E5P
the car came in with an engine noise.I am not the most experienced diesel tech so i need further assistance from where i am now please.while running ,if i loosen the injector line, so it leaks, the noise seems to lessen in #1 cylinder. all the others -no chang...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Crank,No Start VIN: WDC1631541
Hi friends !. Please help here. I am supporting a friend in another shop, they replaced engine with a second hand and after assembly everything, Vehicles does not crank, no Start.I searched the database, and found many same help request.I have valet key (no re...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBB86E56
Can I clean these swril flap or do I need to buy $1100.00 Intake Manifold.There is no information on cleaning this system.Thank you in advance for any help.James. Trouble codes: P2006
2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L Misfire VIN: WVWJK73C89
thanks in advance, just after cold start here in fla.temp is 48 deg, during normal accel, ck engine light will flash and code p0302, have replaced all 4 coils and spark plugs Trouble codes: P0302
2013 Volkswagen CC (Car) Sport 2.0L Tail Lights VIN: WVWRF7AJ4D
This vehicle is a gti r20t, installed customer oem europe led tail lights with harness adapters. Nice lights, nice installation. Problem is i need to change coding in 09 central electronic module. Using vds no problen finding 09 and code adapting. Light manufa...
2004 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 2.5L Immobilizer-CEM VIN: YV1RH59H94
This car came in with a very intermittent no start no crank. With a message on the display that says "Start Prevented Try Again". The trouble codes in the system for the CEM were CEM-6C49 Transponder communication faulty signal , CEM-6C48 Transponder faulty si...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L temp gauge VIN: TRUUT28N11
sorry that this request has been open for so long but i really took my time on this one i just didnt want to spend money that wasnt mine .thank you for all the replies and i did check everything that everyone posted the problem ended up being a loose terminal ...
2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L throttle body VIN: WBXPA934X5
After all was said and done with the repairs made, The customer Proceeded to take the vehicle to the dealer, The dealer re programming the dme computer for the 4th time and said that it was repaired... Thanks for all the help Chris,@ Mountain Motors
1974 Porsche 914 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation
The car is 70% there but not all happy. I did Chris's idea and adjusted the pressure sensor and car runs OK but needs the CO at 4 or 5%. The sensor is an early VW part from a 1500 type 3. Customer will be getting a correct part and I will also get injectors cl...
1984 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
it's a happy van.I seperated the connector to the ECM.Cut the shield wire around the green 02 sensor signal wire.And fixed it.Thanks everyone for all the advice,help,and experience.Number 5 and 6 were no longer shorted together thus no longer crossing signals...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L no cruise VIN: 3VWSC29M6Y
I got the help I asked for, thanks to all. The fans stopped running when I got connector changed, and ordered cruise switch. I will install Monday. I've got Bentley CD on Jetta but want work. I've contacted them with no help. I bought it through Ross Tech and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (needs wires and plugs).
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWCM21Y54
Thanks to all those who replied. Sorry for the delay in response, wanted to give it some time to make sure it was fixed. I should have been little more clear about my question. I was more concerned with excessive back pressure than the stalling. I removed the...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K25
customer had us order parts [inc ABS pigtail ] ,has not called back to come in, [bonus didn't happen ? ] will up date if. Did say she only wanted the dash lights off cheap as possible. Trouble codes: 16795 (sec air incorrect flow), 16891 (idle control), P0171, 18711 (leak air intake), P0411, 19058 (o2s b1s1 circuit limit).
2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Misfire VIN: YV1TS92D12
Hi again, everyone, and thanks again for your input. I'm happy to report that this car is fixed, though I can't take any credit for figuring it out. Here's what we learned... The customer did eventually authorize a bit more diagnosis (largely, I believe, ... Trouble codes: ECM35, ECM35, ECM35, ECM35, ECM20, ECM40.
2006 Volvo XC70 2.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV4SZ59216
The dealership said to reset the maintence reminder.That it did not have to be programed after replacing MAF sensor. Been driving car 2 days without a problem or any codes. Hope this worked. Trouble codes: 120D, 121B, 216D, 21E0.
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next