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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L cruise inop. VIN: WBADD6322W
Can anyone help me with a wiring diagram for this vehicle? Is there anywhere online where I can purchase it or can you fax me one to [...]? Thanks
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L climate control servo VIN: WDB1070451
Hi Group I have very little information on this problem. Car came in with a complaint of a coolant leak. I found the climate control servo was leaking. Dealer wants big bucks for this part. As far as I can tell it is functioning properly. I have searched the ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Compressor operation VIN: 4JGAB72E5X
Fellow Tech's. I do not have full knowledge of the normal problems on the Mercedes automobiles, we specialize in Volvo & Saab. This customer asked us to look at the air conditioning system wich was not very cold, proceeded to evacuate the R134 to see how much ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E11
I have this suv with multiple misfire codes and fuel trim codes.The fuel trim codes have gone away with anew mass air flow sensor.I still have misfire codes 306 keeps coming back I swaped coil and wires and put new plugs in that cylindder.It seems like the mis... Trouble codes: 300 (random cylinder mis fire), 306 (cylinder 6 misfire), 305 (cylinder5 misfire), 171 (fuel trim)
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1986 Other European 328 GTS 3200CC Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZFXA20A0G0
Car has cold start roughness, appears to "bog down" I am very familiar with jetronic but have no specs for Ferrari, would like to check fuel pressures(suspect warm up regulator is not reducing pressure correctly when cold). any help apprciated. Brian [...].
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1994 Other European 348 3.4L uncknown VIN: ZFFKA36B00
After turning key/engine "on" message "E4" will appear at the AC display. I first checked the R12 charge. It was with 340g of charge but even after full charging, the "E4" message is still there. It is possible to hear the AC compressor engagement after turni...
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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L engine VIN: WPOABO916K
While performing maintenance on this Porsche found what looks to be a small check valve spring and metal retainer on the drain plug. I would like to find out what it pertains to and if this is going to cause a problem with this engine. I will try to include a ...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L brake pedal VIN: 3VWWC81HOS
hello techs,this vw came in with low pedal .the pedal would not pump-up,koeo,or koer,so i replaced the master cyl.no change at all so i tried to bleed the calipers and their were no pressure at all .the fluid just eased out.the pads are good all the way around...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Engine VIN: YV1LS5503P
Hi, This car came in yesterday as a no-start.It sounded to me like there was no compresson,and I was right.After a comp. test I removed the front timing cover,and noticed that the exhaust cam had jumped time.I put the T belt on correctly and tried to start it...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 BMW 325ci 2.8L air bag VIN: WBABW33453
thanks for the help! one thing to note is when inserting screw driver you must go straight in toward the steering column, at first i was pushing towards the airbag/horn button and couldn't find the clips thanks again mark
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBDA28D7P
Good morning group. This vehicle is finally out of my hair. Our problem was that the car would not accelerate at full throttle. I was puzzled because everything was great. Fuel pressure was perfect, on/off ratio was working, overload was new and throttle posit... Trouble codes: 12 (throttle valve switch).
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1992 Saab 9000 CD Turbo 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3CL48M9N
sorry for the long wait but I wanted to maake sure it was fixed before closing the post. We sent the car to saab and they told us that the car needed a computer and a throttle body.we had replaced the throttle body 1 year ago .we asked them to reseet the compu...
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1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L All shifts VIN: WVWBB81E9S
Thanks to those that replied. The problem turned out to be internal to the trans and the clutch plates, they were coming apart. The warranty company will not pay for the repairs until it's completely broken, so it sits in our lot. I will post an update if we p...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D5X
Thanx to all who replied. We were thinking way to complicated. The problem was the fuel pump pressure dropping while under load. The pressure dropped to levels which would trigger injector shut-down til the pressure returned and the injectors fired up again. W...
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