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1993 Audi 90 CS 2.8L starter VIN: WAUDJ58C0P
Hi folks,hoping someone has been there done that.Old customer,new to her car,complaint of intermittant no crank.Tow truck driver stated that he turned key,nothing,put it in neutral,nothing,when he put it back in park,"all the lights came on then it started." U...
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1992 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L No Start VIN: SALHV1244N
engine cranks fine--good spark--no power to fuel pump--injectors--or inertia switch--power at terminal 86 on both fuel and main relays--i have no good techinal books on this beast--just a wiring schematic for a 91 model--don't know if it is the same or not--no...
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1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L air suspension VIN: SALHC1349R
I have this land rover which came in sitting on the bump stops. I unplugged ecm, powered up compressor, powered up solenoids for all 4 corners,powered up IN solenoid and was able to raise vehicle. set it just above normal height,reconnected ecm, turned ign on ...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L rear window wiper motor VIN: SALJV1248W
The complaint was no rear wiper. We removed the wiper motor and checked it out of the circuit and it was seized. We installed an original equipment wiper motor and rear wiper still would not work. We went through the electrical circuit-fuse, relay and switch a...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G0W
The car came a few weeks ago with the P0410 code for air induction system. we reset the code not finding any leaks in the air induction system - the switch appears to be working ok and the motor runs when first started cold. The car came back within a week wit... Trouble codes: P0410 (Air induction system)
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3ED48E0X
Hi there, We have a customer with an intermittent problem. This '99 Saab 9-5 has a problem with surging up and down at idle while in gear. In the past we have cleaned the throttle body, and had a code at one time (P1230 - TPS out of range.) We found high resi...
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1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L shift VIN: WVWBB5159P
Hey all, need a little guidance here--I have this 93 cabriolet with the "bulletproof" 3 speed tranny that won't shift cold until very high rpm's (5500). There was no problem until we pulled the tranny to do a reseal on it for transfer contamination and various...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWRC81H5S
This car has had a used MAS and ECM installed (not know good) at another shop and at a dealer, when the Mas is plugged in the engine is so rich black smoke comes out the tailpipe and the injector pulse at idle is 9 ms on Rosstech, when the mas is unpugged no b... Trouble codes: 00553 (mas short to or -)
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWCC21C2Y
I'm having a tough time with this VW. I can't seem to get air conditioning and cruise control data on MasterTech, Snappy, or AST Retriever. Cruise control is inoperative and air conditioning system shuts off any RPM under 2000. The Retriever did show the TPS f...
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1990 Volvo 760 2.3L no start VIN: YV1GA8747L
this vehicle died while driving . towed in for no start.no spark or inj. pulse. tesested coil pos. with power probe while cranking power seems to have pulse ,not steady voltage. omh tested crank sensor ok per alldata .is there a way to test crank sensor for ac...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5513S
Vehicle runs rough, stalls and has black smoke from tailpipe. check engine light is on. using the A-B pushbutton interface under hood we acquired a code 121, mass airflow sensor. Using ast retreiver we get a code 314, cam position sensor. Seems very strange th... Trouble codes: 121 (Mass air flow senser signal faulty), 314 (cam position sensor signal faulty)
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Electronic VIN: YV1LW5720T
Hi group: Customer states: " When slowing the upshift arrow will flash & the car will stall & there is a strange noise", she says also that when stopped & the car is still running she will have to stop & start the car so she could go "cycle the key". She als...
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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L compressor VIN: YV1LS554XT
We are working on the a/c system of a 96 Volvo 850 with an intermittent a/c in operational condition and have yet to conclude the cause of the problem. The a/c fails intermittently while under load, but it seems to work fine when it is just idling. If you dri...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Ride control?? VIN: WBAGG83461
Thanks for the replies...Here was one of them!!! 'last one we had JUST LIKE THIS was a noisey heater valve assy ,unplug it ,test drive,thank me in the morning' that is probably the answer...But since I moved his climate control temp dials & he has picked u...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L compressor VIN: WDBDA29D4N
Thanks to the wire diagrams, we fixed the car in a blink! The MAS control unit was defective part # [...], which is on the same location where the old Klima and RPM relay was located. We ordered a rebuild one from Worldpac for CAN $ 480.00. We got a cou...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF20F3T
Well I put in a week on this vehicle & while it's better I'm still not satisfied with the end result. I did receive 2 replies to my original post. Frank [...] wrote 'we had a similar problem and the flap was full of carbon, clean it well, and make sure the ... Trouble codes: GENER, P0120 (Pressure Control Flap Transducer - Mercedes Code P1470).
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L engine VIN: WPOCA2981X
I instaled some marvel mystery oil and noise went away,so the noise was from the intake valve bucket.
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1997 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Harsh shit delay 2 3
THANKS SO MUCH! In such a few short days we had some good replys. Most said to run basic settings and throttle adaptation.Which was my falt for not puting that in my post. We / they had done that several times..anyway FIX was.We got our repair book today and t...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWSF29M5X
Thank you to everyone who took the time to reply to my help request and e mail me personally regarding this car. I replaced the power supply relay but still could not communicate with the ECU. I then replaced the Glow plug relay. This allowed me to talk to t...
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1971 Volvo 1800E 1.8L No Start VIN: 1610325348
Thanks to all that responded.Well the general consensus was that WORLDPAC was the only way to go if I wanted new parts or buy them second hand from different wreckers.I also found out that several different models in the Volvo range had the same set of Trigger...
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