Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for March 8, 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
2009 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Control Module Resets VIN: WAUMV94E59
Hi, i have this audi 2009 a8l that customer states that the parking brake warning light comes on and the car will not move. So i was able to verify the problem, parking brake warning comes on and beeps, will not move when accelerating, will not shift out of pa...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA53552
This truck runs rough in drive no power , misfires , i checked coils, spark plugs, fuel pressure and it has 11 codes;p0300,p0305,p1344,p1342,p1349,p1347,p0171,p0174,p1083 ,p1085,p0141, im thing it might have a bad mass air flow sensor, thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P1344 (Cylinder 2), 13442 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P1349 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P1347 (Cylinder 3 misfire)
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L battery drain VIN: WDBHA28E7T
mercedes techs, please help! i've got a '96 c280. its in nice shape. customer complains about battery dying. has new battery in it. checked system for drain. was able to isolate drain to fuse 27 in underhood fuse block. remove fuse 27, drain goes away. install...
2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Coolant tubes VIN: WP1AB29P96
I am trying to estimate installing the updated coolant tubes. I can not find any solid repair times. The Porsche bulletin lists one hour to replace tubes, which sounds quick, but nothing for the complete job. Can anyone tell me what the going time is to update...
1985 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Noise VIN: YS3AT36L8F
Hello all you Saab gurus. Have an issue with this vehicle. Last November I removed the engine/transmission and then sent vehicle to have the body restored. I separated the engine and sent the transmission to a shop we usually deal with. When everything was put...
1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WV2MD0702P
Vehicle came in as a gross polluter from smog test. Co 6.26% Hc 103ppm @ 15 mph 5.21% 104ppm @ 25mph NOX 63 and 52 ppm. Scanned with Vag-Com and found no codes. Found a small vacuum leak @ hose to the ECU and F/P reg. Repaired and rechecked co 4.35 hc 89 @ 15 ...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H0T
This vehicle came in with the check engine light on with a P0341. The customer requested a new timing belt and water pump. I made sure all 3 timing marks are right on. The car still sets P0341. I check terminals 1 and 3 at distributor and have battery voltage ... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam signal implausible)
2008 Volkswagen Eos lux 2.0L Windshield Washer Pump VIN: WVWFA71FX8
HELP, I,M being beat up by a washer pump. who knew these some day would take two modules to control, I don't get it. I am using shop key wiring diagram {hopeful it is correct). I am using Vag-com for pc. Sorry but don't have all test info in front of me I can ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YS3DF78K41
Many thanks to Justin, he was right on the money . Strange how the programming can affect the running in this case. Most all other vehicles this would not be a issue, but we are talking saab. Again many thanks Justin!!!
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWRL7AJ4A
Hello everyone and thanks for all the great ideas. We looked into just about all of them. We replaced the thermostat with another one and it is now opening more consistently, but heat still lacks sometimes and it still runs hot when driving for extended time...
2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWLL7AJXB
Thanks guys for the responces. I informed the customer as to the information I recieved. To say the least he was disappointed with use because I could not give him a deffinate answer at this time as to what exact part was causing the code to appear. Based on w... Trouble codes: P0401.
2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1CZ85225
I would like to everyone for there help. This vehicle is fixed. I was able to save the engine. I replace the balance shaft and balance shaft bearings. I was told you could perform this repair with the engine in the vehicle. I think its much easier to just drop...
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next