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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGK2324W
We have been fighting this problem for two months. The left bank( 7-12 ) goes too lean at times at idle. WE have resealed the intake manifold and replaced all of the breather seals on both sides . The car runs perfectly. I don't know where to go from here. Any... Trouble codes: 27 (additive mixture adaptation idle)
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1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2993W
Vehicle appears to run fine with the exception or a poor idle, 13" vac @ idle I suspect is due to a commanded ignition timing amount of 3 degrees. Vehicle runs good and appears to have plenty of power. When the MIL comes on and sets multiple cylinder misfire c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Random), P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 Misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 Misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 Misfire), P0455 (Gross EVAP Leak)
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1995 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CF65M5S
Car battery was accidentally connected backwards. The engine was out to reapir a stretched timing chain and when I tried to test for oil pressure (ignition key was off and I used external jumper wires to crank engine ... valve cover was off and I could monitor...
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2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L Dice Module VIN: YS30F78K11
Does anybody know what an acceptable current draw for this vehicle is with the key and all accessories off? The customer dosent drive this vehicle much and they complain that the battery goes dead after 2 or 3 days without driving. The battery is original and ...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L cooling fan VIN: YV1TS94D1Y
First Thank you for all who will see this message. this volvo wll run and col fine if you are traveling at faster speeds, but in stop and go it overheats. We found the coling fan only running intermittantly. The fan has voltage but no ground . We check the wir...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: SAJKN6245W
The car left with the fuel gauge reading correctly. I checked it carefully at levels from ½ full to full. I also carefully checked to make sure that the evaporative system was stopping the fill process correctly, when the tank was “full”. The “fix” is left to ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBEA92E4S
cleaned tube as many of you had insisted, but was not clogged. we beleive that the cat is tired (180k on car, 2k for new one at dealer, no aftermarket) but we were getting good readings the longer we ran the car on the dyno. of course the car cools down (as do...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L asr/bas VIN: WDBJF65F1W
Hi all the fix for this car was a loose ground by the ground cluster on the left front inner fender well near fire wall. It turned out that this car had accident history in that area. We did try the brake light switch twice 2 different parts, as alot of replie...
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1971 Other European Scimitar 3.0L engine VIN: 4519540000
And the winner is: JW Developements Four Ashes Wolverhampton England WV107DY 44-1902-798303 voice or fax. John is a 1 man show and very busy. Had a nice chat with him Sat morning and seems customers are the same over there as here. They want it for next ...
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1989 Volkswagen Vanagon Carat 2.1L oil lite VIN: WV2YBO257K
Thanks to all who helped.We found that this is not uncommon for the light.Several reccommended that the oil be switched to a 20w50 for the high mileage.The customer does his own lof & I cannot get a real answer about the weight of oil he uses.I do not feel as ...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L door locks VIN: 3VWBB61C5W
We have a fix on this bug - had numerous replies & I am very thankful to each of you for them. This morning the right door finally opened after trying it then the driver's door opened after trying it 3 times. Both from the outside door handle. My tech adjusted...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B2X
Thanks to all that replyed. The ignition control module fixed the car. It was easy to get to and to test. Thanks again to every one that replyed. Trouble codes: P0301.
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