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2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L Engine VIN: WBANN73586
This car belongs to a very good customer. He is using 1 quart of oil per 1,000 miles. We have only been using BG full synthetic 5w-30 oil. This car has no dipstick, just a sensor in the oil pan. We have tested the crankcase vacuum and it is within spec of TS...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Idle oil pressure VIN: SAJHX1040X
It seems that an approximate 100 RPM change between idling in gear and idling out of gear results in the warning light being on (in gear). There is no provision I know of for increasing the idle as the idle speed is controlled by the engin management sysytem. ...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67E3P
this vehicle was towed into our shop leaking coolant. it had overheated and would not start for customers daughter. it started immediately and we drove into shop. we pressure tested and found bad water pump. after replacing water pump, hoses, and belt we start...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Bas /Antiskid VIN: WDBJF65F5W
No codes just bas light and antiskid lights on ,we had a broken switch so we installed a aftermarket switch and the light came on ,so we oredred new from mb same thing no codes
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2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L check engine light VIN: WDZPE7CC2C
we have an sprinter that has low power but has code for po101 mass or volume a/f sensor a circuit range performance could anyone out there help me with this code thanks in advance
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L engine light VIN: WMWMF33567
Hello IATN techs. This one has got me to finally post a help request. the code 278a "fuel mixture adaptation, idling per time unit too rich" will not go away. i cleared it and in about one month it came back. i reflashed the computer per tsb number si m12 04 0...
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2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Intake VIN: WP1AA29P16
The truck misfires on one bank. So we found that we are getting a lot of oil build up in the intake manifold. We can clean the intake manifold out and the truck will run smooth for a few days until it gets the oil back in there. Mitchell does not have a ton of...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L pedal effort VIN: YS3DD38B5V
Verified customer complaint of excessive brake pedal pressure required; brakes cannot be locked, ABS cannot be activated with heavy pedal pressure. With vacuum exhausted from booster, pedal sinks slightly upon engine start. All caipers react normally to pedal ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L dash lights,windows,ignition VIN: WVWPD23B51
Car was in the shop a couple of weeks ago for some brake work and when i went to drive the car after the brake work i noticed that when you shut the key off that the car stays running. When i stepped on the brake pedal the car shut off. Customer never complain...
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2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFV71K17
Iam getting code p0299 and replaced turbo recirculation valve.Code is coming back.Check recicrulation valve and is clicking and moving as was bypass regulator valve.Using vag and not use to using scan tool.When looking at data actul boost pressure is higher th... Trouble codes: P0299
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L cam gear bolt VIN: WAULT68E02
it seems i have wasted the time of everybody that read this and also replied. 100 Nm is the correct torque. thank yous go out to everybody for there time. it seems checking the torques bits screws that hold the gear together is a good idea, its not uncommon fo...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cam gear VIN: WDBEA32E5R
Another fantastic outcome with help from IATN members. This case has some of best responses from any of my cases. Don on Steve we extra helpful, even willing to take time out to call if needed. Once we had the correct info,. The car went together smooth. This ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Starting VIN: WDBHA28E4T
I found the problem. it was the ignition coils. They were firing but the spark was weak. Looked pale yellow at the plugs. Thank you to everyone for help.
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2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on
HELLO hard WORKING GUYS! AND THIS REPAIR WAS DONE IN TIMELY MANNER. AFTER READING ALL YOUR REPLAYS, I DID TRY TO REPROGRAM ECM . WELL THAT DIDN'T WORK , DUE TO ECM ALREADY HAS LATTER PROGRAMMING SOFTWARE . SO I WANT BACK TO AIR FILTER ELEMENT , REASON BEING T... Trouble codes: P1128, P1130.
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Lack of power VIN: WVWVE63B24
Well, unfortunately it was back to basics on this one. The smoke test is not a good test for things that leak under pressure. There was a crack in an elbow in the turbo ducting that only leaked when sufficient pressure was applied. Attached to the turbo inle... Trouble codes: P0101 (p0299-), P0299.
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