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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L a/c compressor VIN: WDBGB34E8P
I have made some repairs to the A/C system and need to charge it to check for leaks. My problem is that I can't figure out how to run the compressor to complete the charge. With my a/c service unit I can get approximately 1/2 lb of freon in the system before t...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L ac VIN: WDBDA24C7F
Hi gang! I just lost a long winded post (not the first time) I hit a key somewhere at bottom left and closed the window..DOH Notes at work, tests done too many days ago, but I need a head start tomorrow. It's late and i'll be brief: New Employer, no WIS yet, ...

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1993 BMW 740iL 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAGD8321P
Thanks to the three that replied. After many hous of testing and retesting all the inputs I took a shot in the dark and replaced the crank sensor with one off another car and it started right up. The pattern on the old sensor was picture perfect according to t... Trouble codes: #6?.
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJNN2749S
Thanks guys to all you who offered advise,a couple of you nailed it with the maf sensor,I tested the voltage from the maf to the computer,it was 1.6 volts,my snap on vantage spec was 1.2 volts,i dialled in 1.2 volts with my sensor simulator and the car wouldnt...
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L 2-3 upshift VIN: SALHC1349P
Hello All, I only received one response indicating a problem with the forward A clutch.I ran pressure tests as per the factory shop manual.The pressure readings were lower than the book called for however I tested another Rover with the same 4HP22 trans and th...
1988 Porsche 944 Turbo 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WP0AA295XJ
We could not duplicate the customer concern. But I would like to thank everyone who helped out. I have kept the information for future use. Thank you
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M6X
First, I would like to Thank all that replied to my situation. I'm sorry it took so long for me to get back to you all, but was waiting for customer to come back to the shop. The Fix: replaced MAF sensor with dealer part. No more Check Engine light. Thanks aga...
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5641W
First, I would like to thank all who responded with some help. The fix was a replacing a faulty air intake temperature sensor under the front bumper. YES it was under the bumper not in the fresh air hose at the MAFS. Part number 1347010-1 There are two of thes... Trouble codes: P0111.
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29531
The problem ended up being the air intake sensor. I was waiting for Volvo to order the sensor in, even though I had a sensor simulator in place of the sensor this vehicle would not idle until I plugged in the new sensor. Thanks everyone! Trouble codes: P0113 (Intake Air Temp High), P0237 (MAF sensor low flow).
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