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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L blinkers VIN: WDBEA90D5J
hello i'm a first time user after many years of hearing about all of you. customer complaint is a buzzing noise in or behind dash. located noise to be from blinker relay. noise stops when relay is removed. replace relay with known good one still noisey.isolate...
1992 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WVWPA01G5N
Hello to all, I hope someone has a fix for this car... I have been having problems with this car intermittently for the last couple of months now... Under hard accel, at highway or intown speeds the car seems to lack power and will barely accelerate... Very in...
1997 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L P/N relay VIN: 3VWFA81H5V
Hello all, this one has code p0705, trans. range switch interupted. I have done the basics, all P's and G's at TCM are good and wiring from TR switch to TCM are good. I'm not getting elec. specs. at TCM from TRswitch. Further investigation of diagrams I see a...
1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5678W
Have 3 customers with VOLVO's same year and model. All have same codes. Can not find any leaks in system. Told customer to make sure fuel caps are on tight and not to fill with engine running. Replaced purge valve on one. Code back in a couple weeks after driv... Trouble codes: P0455 (large evap leak snap-on scanner), EF161

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1988 BMW 528e 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBADK8308J
This one is not fixed yet. I have received many good suggestions that are my normal things to check. The responses convinced me to recheck the things that I had already checked to see if I missed anything. I readjusted the valves, checked the manifold and all ...
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 107-044-12
Well, I would like to thank the 9 techs that replied to this request and the general theme most had was if you do not have the correct tools and the specific training in Mercedes ways you are probably better off sending the car to a specialist, which is what w...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDHA28E9VF
To all Techs. Thank you for your helps out there, it was Mass Air Flow Sensor cause the check engine light on, First of all I couldn't figure it out what this code P0170 was, the reading on the Modis scanner was 3.76, after than replace the MAF Sensor it drop ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel Trim Mulfunction).
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WDBHA24G8W
well nobody got this one right, but hey!! still help me to clear my mind!!! here is what was happening I will try to be as clear as possible this fuel tank is a piece of work, it has to senders one of each side, I will call tank A where the fuel pump gets the ...
1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L High gear VIN: WVWBC31J8X
Hello All Well Friends thanks for all the great responses, that one was more of a learning experience, i clear the code 00652, pull the transmission pan and find that the filter was real plug up and the oil not looking so good but didn't not smell burn, also...
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L abs VIN: YV1LW5540V
Thanks to all who answered on this one. All of you said not ABS but rear brakes - and all of you were correct! With the installation of Genuine Volvo pads, the Volvo shims and silicone grease for the shims did the trick on this one. I feel humbled on this on...
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