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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Unresponsive Turbo VIN: WAUAF78E26
Greetings fellow iATN members and Audi technicians! A customer had her car towed in to my shop with a no-start condition. Upon inspection I found that the timing chain in the rear of the cylinder head had broke off. The customer and I agreed on replacing the h... Trouble codes: P1093 (Bank 1 Fuel Measuring System 2 Malfunction), P0139 (Oxygen Lambda Sensor B1 S2 Response too Slow), P1114 (Oxygen Lambda Sensor B1 S2 Internal Resistance too High), P0299 (Boost Pressure Regulation Control Range Not Reached)
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L noisy driveline VIN: WBAAA1307K
Hi, everyone. My son's 1989 BMW has a driveline noise. It's had the noise as long as he's owned it. It will come on as fast as 15KPH, and "felt,sounds" like a pinion bearing noise to me. After stethoscope testing while running the vehicle on the hoist,we chang...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Valve timing VIN: WBAGH8346Y
This car came in with the check engine light on, It had 2 codes stored in the DME, the codes were p0011 & p0021 inlet camshaft control bank 1 & 2 I checked for voltage & ground at the solenoid connector & there is 10 volts at the connectors. I replaced both of...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Brake hydraulics VIN: SAJHX1742T
Good morning. Have an issue with low brake pedal. Came in very low,car had "some brake work" done before current owner purchased. Pressure bleeding helped a lot, replaced master cylinder and that helped a little too. Right now if you do an ABS stop the brake p...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start
Starter doesn't engage when I turn ignition to run position. I only hear clicking noise(6 clicks)underhood at this time. I can't get out of park. I noticed that I don't have a brake light--no wipers---no display screen for heater & a/c---turn ign to run and th... Trouble codes: P1338, P1637, P1643, P1699
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L maf VIN: WDBRF64J51
Hello benz techs: I have this 01 C320 with DTC P20DE/P0222 pedal position sensor signal 2 circuit low and P2004/P0102 mass air flow sensor circuit. The car is weak on acceleration and stalls at times. Taking off after stopping is slow, as it does not respond t...
2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L pinion bearing VIN: WDBUF87X88
e350 pinion bearing outer is bad. Have disassembled and unit is easy to repair. However, dealer and no aftermarkets offer bearing. bearing made by NTN. CR-08A75-1 PART NUMBER. Does anyone know a source to get this bearing. Mercedes only sells complete unit for...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L no A/C VIN: WVWGC21JXY
I need help on this one. I have 2000 VW Golf with no A/C clutch engagment, there is only momentary 12V signal to clutch -less than one second-clutch does not engage because signal disappears, after about 45 seconds sytuation repeats itself. I replaced fan co...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WVWVD63B33
Alright folks. We have here a problem child. This Passat has a hesitation like ignition or fuel cutout. A throttle housing has been put onto it under the consideration of the throttle closing. It is most noticeable in second gear under light throttle while acc...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWAK73C86
With VCDS have code for vehicle position recognition control module and no communications, can try to go into module no good. Checked fuse and ok. Have disconnected battery and wait for 20 mins to see if it comes back on. Vehicle has good fuel pressure and no ... Trouble codes: 00484 (vehicle position recogonition control module j603)
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Electronic VIN: YV1TS90D01
really need some Volvo help here! I put a transmission in a 01 s80 t6 (yes, the gm 4t65 trans). the car came in with no forward or reverse, and tons of metal in the pan. have seen this a lot with gm's with the 4t65, so I put a unit in it. my first time doing o...
2007 Volvo XC70 2.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV4SZ59237
I checked fuel pressure 1st with a scan tool & then with a mechanical gauge pressure readings are the same & LTFT is NEG -14.1, I dont have any experience with this system & very little information, I replaced the fuel pump module & have the same fuel pressure... Trouble codes: P0088

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2005 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUET48H15
thanks to all that responded. according to the customer the dealer put a new computer on it and fixed the problem. thanks again and everyone have a safe summer. Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303.
2005 Audi A4 3.0L top VIN: WAUDT48H15
well thanks for all the response i ordered a trunk sensor and wala its fixed i didnt even have to do the manual reset. learn something everyday from this site thanks again
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Blown Head VIN: WBADM634XY
Folks, I appreciate your time. Dan from North Carolina, without getting into all the details, you are right on the money. Anyhow, the engine was replaced with a used one and hasn't been back. I know of one BMW tech who told me that they never checked the thr...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L starter VIN: WBAEN33483
I installed the starter working from the top & bottom.From the top I removed the cabin filter assembly at thr cowl area.From the bottom I removed the lower control arm-dropped the rear trans mount and with an extension I was able to get the other bolt.
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L engine VIN: WBANF73587
I want to thank all of you who took time out of your busy day to help with this. I tried the bleed procedure first to see if the water pump was circulating coolant, it did not even come on. I replace the water pump and thermostat assembly, performed the bleed ...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L readiness monitors VIN: 3VWDF71KX5
Customer has declined any further action at this time, thank so much for your input!!! Sorry i could not get a solution for you all to hear about..
2009 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWJM71K79
Thank you very much for providing the information needed to repair this vehicle. Ben [...] will save that link for future reference, thanks. Kelsey and Inaki, thanks for defining a 18863=P2431. Just what I needed. Richard [...] never realized that's what generic m... Trouble codes: 18863 (No description available).
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Cvvt VIN: YV1LZ56D4X
Thinks to all who replied a special thanks to Mike for the tip on the easy way to check if the can timing is off (With the rear of the camshafts locked in place loosen the 8mm bolts that hold the cam gear to the actuator assembly. Now insert a torx bit into th...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L steering coupler VIN: YV1LW65F71
Thanks for all the help guys! As most replies stated the steering coupler to the rack is easiest attached from inside the vehicle after removing the boot that seals the hole in the fire wall, and the coupler from the steering shaft. Once we did that we could ...
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