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1986 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L lifters VIN: WVWGA0165G
Hi guys and gals - This Jetta came in with oil light flashing on slow hills hot and noisy lifters. The oil light has been occuring sporatically for some time, but the lifter noise is new. We installed an oil pressure guage and found between 80 & 100 psi cold a...

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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBACG8328T
thanks to all. 96 up have crank sensor going in to block, the first replacement crank sensor was worse on ohms ( 640 + 713 ) & had less votage on a scope , car still ran but still coded crank sensor + surged + had no power over 2800 rpm just like the original ... Trouble codes: 111 (crank sensor), 210 (KNOCK SENSOR 1 alldta unknowne code baum), 211 (KNOCK SENSOR 2 alldata unknown code baum).
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L XENON headlights VIN: WBAAN37471
Mark from MASS. has it correct,I replaced the headlight switch and the system now functions properly,I was leaning towards a headlight switch but this is not an inexpensive part so I wanted to be 100%. Another member mentioned about the high voltage danger wit...
1998 Peugeot 406 STDT 2088CC Cuts out VIN: VF38FP8C28
I recieved 3 replies to my request on the 406. Charles [...] suggested running the patterns from the crank angle sensor and the No1 injector on a 2 channel scope. This showed a pattern variation...
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