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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L overheating, no coolant flow
The car was towed to my shop, customer said that the car just got really hot and died. I checked the car and I could not find anything. I pressurize the cooling system looking for leaks, NO leaks checked the timming, it is 12 degrees like it should be. che...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L Stall VIN: WBABJ6324R
In a brief act of blindness we allowed the DME on this car to touch the B+ terminal located immediately below chamber the DME lives in. Of course we fried the DME and had to get a replacement from BMW and had the dealer do the install. The system didn't want t...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Battery Discharged VIN: WDB2153781
Hi everybody, i have this CL600 2000 model which the battery discharges when parked till next day, we put a new battery and it took two days after parking to discharge, i checked all the elecrical components everything is off (lights, accessories, etc...) I ne...
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1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L no electrical power to a/c clutch VIN: WVWCAO155H
a/c won't activate. pressure now in system, won't turn on. Mitchell shows pressure switch, can not find.. blower fan does not go on high, only.. jumped clutch system worked ok.. what fuse? relay or rsistor am I missing, please help..I mostly work on american a...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Timing belt VIN: 3VWSA61H2W
Hello Group, I have a 98 jetta here that might need a timing belt.(66,000 miles) Owners manual says 60,000 miles replace for diesel model ONLY. No recommendation for 2.0liter Gas Engine...Can't get a straight answer from dealer as to factory recommendations. A...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L abs warning light VIN: WAUBA24B9X
Replacing the ABS pump/module assembly did the trick the responses showed a common failure in these units causing a CAM communication problem with other modules as well when this unit is acting up. Thanks to all for their help.
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L Dash/ Air Ducts VIN: ABACD3329V
The problem on this vehicle ended up being a rotted windshield frame that contacts the windshield seal. Once the windshield was removed we could see that the bottom middle portion of the frame was completely rotted away. This was very surprising since the vehi...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Electronic VIN: SALTY1245Y
Unfortunately I must submit this post without a fix.Thanks very much to Aidan for enlightening me on the speed signal for this system which is the abs wheel sensors. It seems that this Rover's transfer case is locked in low and will not move manually out of ...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SE 5.0L Left Rear Brake VIN: WDB1260441
The car finally came back in the shop to continiue work. I started tracing the metal lines from the rearof the car to the ABS. There is a 'T' brake fluid distribution point above the rear muffler for the hard lines. The line coming out of the 'T' for the left ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L intermediat shaft speed sensor VIN: 3VWSE69M72
I received one reply that stated the sensor is located on top of the transmission. I looked at this trans after removing the air cleaner housing, battery and battery tray. I also followed the wires to a sub harness that goes inside the transmission case. This ...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.3L immobilizer VIN: YV1LW5208W
Thanks for the replys. I needed to renew the immobiliser ecu, as the dealer suggested. The new ecu comes with 3 more keys. I used the Autodiagnos to swap over the PIN from the old ecu, code to engine type & then match the three keys. It all worked first time. ...
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