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1988 BMW 735i 3.5L climate controls VIN: WBAGB4313J
Do not have any heater function at all. This one may be more than one problem. Quick history. . .vehicle was a theft recovery. Items stolen out of the vehicle were: the climate control head and the stereo. I feel ONE of the problems we MAY have is that we MA...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA30D4G
Won't start after sitting awhile. Needs starting fluid to get running, fuel pressures OK. No apparent air leaks. Changed injector seals, disconnected coolant sensors. Tryed cold start solenoid, did not make a difference.
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L stall on first start VIN: WDBFA61E5M
Hi Guys starts and stalls only the first try and starts fine after that. runs great and has tons of power. Did all fuel test in the alldata and tested out fine. Has a slighty odd pattern for the ignition the first stat-up, but its hard to tell if it is the c...
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L High Side Pressure VIN: WPOABO913H
Hello Tech's Have this Porche that has High pressure of 350 in bay. I can decrease the pressure if I cool down the condensor with water. The fan is working fine and their is no blockage or restrictions that would effect the air flow through the condensor. Is t...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Code P0700/ P0733 VIN: YV1VS29541
Shifts fine with no problems until 2-3 shift. Engine RPM increases about 300 rpm before fully engaging.Have disassembled transmission everything looks fine no clutches burnt or showing signs of slipping. No metal particles and fluid looks good. No quality info...

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L keyless entry VIN: WBADM63849
Thanks to all for the great information. The concensus was that the fuel door actuator intermittently demands too much current thereby blowing the fuse. Replacing the actuator for the fuel door has made this customer happy. Thank you for your information!
2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L brake pad sensor VIN: WPOAAZ999Y
Thanks guys for all your replies: It seams the the general consenses was: textar brake pads run 'hotter' than the OEM pads. For sure I will stress much more to my 'Sunday Racers' to stress relieve and bremiesh new pads and rotors. I guess for us racers to br...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWRC81H5S
Sorry for the wait, I was waiting for used parts, the used Mas and ECM arrived today, upon fitting them found the over fueling problem still there, and the check engine light working properly finally, the new code showed short to b+, no longer +or- checked ter... Trouble codes: 00553 (mas short to or -).
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L starting VIN: WVWDD23B9Y
Good day, and thanks for all the help. We found, as some had suggested, a bad wire connection for power to the central control module(aka alarm, comfort module). It was located about 6 inches from the control unit under the harness tape. My tech had found the ...
1988 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: YV1FX8844J
thanks to all who sent responses, the system all checked out, the ecu is suspected to be the problem, have to deal with warranty attempt, time limit over but mileage only 2k, car is for sale and was not driven much until a buyer almost got stranded,special tha...
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