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1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L High gear VIN: WVWBC31J8X
Hello All I have this 1/1999 VW Golf, wagon, Automatic, that just came in for a 60.000 miles Service along with some other work, the owner want the Automatic transmission service, he say that sometime that transmission wont shift out of high gear and sometime...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L high shift points VIN: 3VWCF21C2Y
Customer in recently for high shift points (4k rpm), or no shifting at all. We diagnosed defective bad AMS, causing no power, and requiring acclerator pedal to be all the way down, most of the time, for adequate vehicle performance. After replacement, vehicle ...
1989 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8849K
O.K. Car quits intermittently, then after replacement of Jetronic ECU, car shuts down on road test about 10 miles into it. Towed to shop. 240 Volvo, no spark. Vantage shows input from reference sensor to term 5 of power stage. 12v with key on and cranking to t...

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1978 BMW 320i 2.0L fuel gauge VIN: 0005475244
hi guys the problem with this car is that the gauge runs at 0-200 ohms.motometer. the sender runs at 50-250 ohms.vdo. i ran these units on the bench out of the car. they do not work or can not work properly together. and i can not find to units that do. so i u...
1997 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4326V
Thanks for the responses. I want to thank everyone for taking time to offer help. I jumped the switch on the coolant level sensor and made the message go away. Based on that I installed a new level sensor and corrected the indication. But, I found a plastic 's... Trouble codes: P1250 (unknown), P0455 (gross evap leak).
1991 Peugeot 505 SW8 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: VF3CF3271M
Well this was a fun one. We found out that the dist. drive gear was not in correctly and when we put it in right and had the dist. rotor lined up with the scribe make the timing was 45 deg off. Then used the old dist. on my drill and timing light to see when i...
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