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1992 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Turn Signals VIN: SAJHY1745N
This Jag has a list of electrical problems; turn signals inop, intermittant wiper inop (low & high speed okay) hazard flashers inop, power radio antenna inop, key-in warning buzzer will not shut off. Everything electrical is controlled by the CPU. The switches...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L shifting VIN: 4JGAB54E2X
Mercedes Guru's, we have a ML320 that goes into limp mode.No shift,max speed 40-45 mph,max RPM @4000 rpm. Only the CHECK ENGINE light is on. This is an intermitent problem(comes and goes with no warning).Trans codes are 137 and 41(both codes go together and ar...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L power door locks VIN: 3VWCA21C5X
Oh marvelous VW Gurus, this is a serious request for help. this car came to me with a drivers door lock switch that wouldn't lock the door. you can reach across the seat and with the passengar door lock switch it will work. by the diagram it looks like the sig...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L compressor VIN: VWCP21C61M
We have a tdi beetle that we just installed a new engine from vw and every thing is great but I can not get the a/c compressor to engage. I have checked the wirring at the engine and all looks good. Checked the fan control control unit and I can not get power ...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Airbag Control Module VIN: 3VWCK21Y73
I have tried all codes listed by alldata using the Part no and index--none will work. Alldata's list does not seem to be current, the dealership will not release any codes and there are none on erwin. Anyone have access to these codes? I have two vehicles now...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Air Bags VIN: 3VWRK69M44
Scannec vehicle and had codes 01221, 01222, 01638, and 01639 present. Referred to crash sensors-Do these need to be replaced before the Module can be recoded? Thanks
1986 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L Shifting M46 VIN: YV1AX8840H
Putting the car into gear it would grind in reverse and would not go into first or the other gears. The shifting was fine with the car not running so the adjustment of the shift gate was ok. This is a M46 trans 4 speed with electric overdrive. We replaced the ...

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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPV1240X
Hello everyone, Well this rover is out of what little hair I have left. The problem turned out to be a bad MAF sensor. This rover uses a bosch MAF, it is a five pin sensor, I found that the MAF sensor on this truck was not responding to the air coming in to th... Trouble codes: P0130 (o2 sensor bank one sensor one), P0150 (o2 sensor bank two sensor one), P1129 (undocumented code).
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Engine Cooling System VIN: WDBE33D2HA
Thanks to all for the time and suggestions on this vehicle. Eventhough the customer said he changed the water pump we changed it again and order a original fan clutch for a Turbo Diesel Model. Double checked the reading with a infra red temp probe to the head ...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: VWWMA23B1Y
I want to thank everyone who replied to this. We are a small town with the nearest VW dealer over 120 miles away. We went ahead and ordered and installed the MAF on this vehicle. There is no question in my mind that this fixed this car. I greatly appreciate ev... Trouble codes: P1128 (O2 sensor - LT fuel trim too lean).
1987 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YV1FX8843H
Most of you said it was probably the MAF sensor. You said to disconnect it and see if the engine ran better. It did run a slight bit better. I showed the customer your emails and he finally agreed on replacing the MAF sensor. I couldn't get him to commit to a ...
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Belt Tensioner VIN: YV1LS5504P
Thanks so much for the help. I hope this fix will help someone in the future. Fortunately a 94 960 came in for A/C work. While waiting on parts i took the tensioner off the 960 and put it on the 850 and the noise and vibration were gone. This tensioner has a s...
2000 Volvo V70 2.4L overheats VIN: YVISZ58D01
6 of the 7 replys I received referred to the cooling fan / control relay assembly as the source of the problem. It appears the fan either will not come on or not shut off. Due to the high cost of the part and the fact that the car has just come out of warrenty...
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