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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBGA32E2P
Air compressor runs ok and is cold for the frist 15 minutes when the engine is started then shuts off. when you shut off the car when hot the compressor runs for about 5 to 10 seconds then shuts off. I replaced the evapoprator sensor and temperature sensor on ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBEA32E4P
Hi all I am A Cadillac Tech and work for a GM dealership and I was asked to look at this MB. The car drives perfect plenty of power, starts right up hot or cold. The catch 22 is the car will have a 1000 RPM surge at idle when in park or neutral. .The RPM will ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L daytime running lights VIN: WDBEA32E2S
daytime running lights stay on after key is off,,have to remove daytime running light fuses to shut off,,sometimes they stay off after fuse is replaced and sometimes they stay on,,replaced multifunction switch daytime running lights fuctioned fine for a week a...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1996 BMW 735i 3.5L heater fan VIN: WBAGB62080
Hi all, The fix for this vehicle was to replace the electronic fan speed controller located on the RHS of the heater box. The part looks like a 'sword'. The part was available from our local BMW dealer with a minimum of fuss. We were still unable to fault the ...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L warning lights and messages VIN: WBAGH834XY
The igntion switch did it! Proof positive three weeks later and not an electrical blip of any sort...just heard from the customer..clean bill of health.. Thanks to all on this network who take the time to answer my query; although, I have been on this ride f...
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L aux cooling fan VIN: 1070441203
Thanks to everyone that replyed to this request. Located the relay installed a new one, replaced the #8 fuse with the correct amperage fuse. Tested the operation of the fan works just as I thought it should, comes on when the A/C is activated, and as the coole...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L srs
since code 54 does not exist , and since turning the light off , it has not come back , there is NO fix to this bizzare problem . another bizzare thing is the IATN way to rate people , i think its a cheap shot that has no purpose in this type of forum . you wo...
1953 Other European hillman 1.5L master cylinder
A lot of you gentilmen have sent some good information and sorry to make you wiat for this fix. I wanted to be sure the customer was happy with his brakes. the 54 willys master bolts right on you need to adjust the master cylinder rod and the willys master is ...
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWAK01H8T
Thanks to all which replied and soory for the long wait. Since we had aleady fixed and replaced the the monojetronic base gasket, wire set and 'big' brake booster vaccum hose the problem had to be in the monojetronic. Finaly we recieved the the 'used' mono-jet...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRB81H3V
The car is not fixed, but I've made progress. The customer said 'no hurry' and I took him literally. My tech line had me check AC voltage from the crank sensor. It needs to have at least .8 volts, but 1.5 is more like it (on the red and green wires, plugged in...
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