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1995 Lada niva/cossack 1.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
This is my wive's car.Engine management system is GM Multec(IEFI-1)It runs very rich,hesitates etc.I have been unable to "talk" to ECU,or to pull any codes(I tried using Bosch KTS,and I tried"manully" to get codes.MIL light is continually on.Spark timing seems...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L srs
srs light on , ast retriever with latest cartrige shows no fault , also does not gives live data cs 3000 gives a code 54 , no description , some live data [6 items ] shows ok . ast 4001d [ little yellow box, antique ] also gives code 54 , also no descriptions ...
1990 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WVWRA21G9L
Hi fellow techs, please bear with me as i am not used to writing these e mails. I am doing this for my son in the shop. We have a 1990 jetta and when it is first started cold or hot it will idle erratic and blubber to a stall. When you disconnect the coolant t...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWRA81H7V
Thanks in advance for all the help. This car ran fine and was parked for a couple of months. When it was driven again it will crank and idle then it studders and dies. If you give it up to half throttle it will accept it for a short period before it dies. If y...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L middle vents VIN: YV1JW8313R
Hello, this car has suddenly went to (default) air blowing to floor, I have read and fully understand the problems with the vacum pods leaking. I have repaired 960's with Auto. Climate control and many 126 ch. Benzs. I service a lot of 940's and have never see...

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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L abs pump VIN: SAJNX2748T
This car originally came in for a O2 sensor problem,customer never noticed the brake warning light on.This light comes on intermittently so the customer decided to bring back the vehicle if it became more apparent. I did receive a reply that the solder joint...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L evaporator VIN: WDBGA43E9R
I did replace evaporator after all. It was not that bad, but time consuming. Alldata was very helpfull. Did not have to remove ignition lock. I used evap. with exp. valve made by ACM from Worldpack. The glue or whatever they used to assembly evaporator core pi...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWXA23B5Y
i want to tank to all who took the time to answer me Cary, Gyula, Ted, Rob, Mark, Ivar from Norway, Dewey, David, Glenn and specially to Joshua from Massachusetts who was very interested in my case and John Lutterberger who put me in right direction. As you kn...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WWWPD63B01
The customer elected to return this vw to the dealer. All the replies were very helpful, most of them pointed to defective mass air flow sensor and said that vw has had a lot of them go bad. Thanks so much for the help! Trouble codes: P171.
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