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1987 BMW 635CSi 3.4L A/C Fan speeds VIN: WBAE07408H
Hello there folks! So we have this one owner 635 and the fan speeds for the A/C only are gone except for high speed. Does someone know where the A/C fan resistor is & how long it takes to get there??? Thanks Ned
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1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L Stall VIN: WBAGC8317K
This car intermittently would stall at idle. After a few months the base idle is now nonexistent. The car will start and run fine but if you take your foot off of the gas pedal it will stall below 450 rpm. I resyncronized the throttle motors. No change. Using ...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Sterio VIN: WBABJ6321S
High all in IATN land. This Bimmer has noise in sterio system after about 2 minuts of running.KOEO or KOER. Sent both dash unit and amp out for testing and repair. Have also unplugged the CD player in trunk. Noise is presant in all modes. cassette, CD, and AM ...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L compressor VIN: WBAGF6321S
check a/c was low, evac and recharged, compressor short cycle, then not at all. traced elec system and if power was given will stay on., traced to head unit and no power to compressor wire,pulled unit and unpluged and reinstalled, a/c ran fine and all the time...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Excessive Emissions, High nox VIN: WBAGJ8329W
This car is driving me nuts. I have this bmw that has high nox at 15mph(560-750ppm) and at 25mph (560ppm). I have tried everything I could think of. Fuel volume is ok and pressure is ok. The intake is sealed, no vacuum leaks, there are no exhaust, exhaust seem...
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2000 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L oil pump VIN: WBSCK9343Y
This is a supercharged 3.2 from Dinan that is used as a track car. The nut spun off of the oil pump drive gear causing oil pressure to drop. The warning light came on and the engine ran until the customer shut it off because the lifters rattled (and the light ...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L Hesitation VIN: SALJY124XW
Hi there, We have an interesting problem with this LR Discovery. The car runs perfectly, except when cruising at about 50-60 MPH with light throttle it will intermittently hesitate, as if the engine looses power momemtarily, and then come right back. It seems...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: CA33A7CB02
Hi guys... we have a problem child in here. This Mercedes came in on the hook unable to accelerate at all. It would only Idle. My tech checked it out and found a vacuum leak at the lower housing below the fuel head. we replaced the housing and did an Injector ...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L blower motor VIN: WDBAB23A2B
My information on this vehicle is very limited. The blower motor is drawing over 20amps on a 16amp fuse system. Tested ground supply to motor. Under 200mV. Blower motor has over 12.5volts supplied to it. The motor was replaced trying to correct this condtion t...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L ignition timing VIN: WDBCA39E6M
emissions label says timing 12btdc. all my books say the same, nothing about disconnecting vacuum from spark module, is this correct. timing is at 27btdc with connected, 7 with disconnected. any light on this would be great
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSP61J23
Car presented with a MIL. Checked and found fault code P0672 - Cylinder 2 Glow Plug circut. 1) What does this mean, could not find data from Mitchell with this issue. 2) Testing specs, resistane for the glow plug system. 3) Common faults or pattern failures... Trouble codes: P0672 (Cylinder 2 Glow Plug Circut)
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L new part VIN: 1WTREQ64T4
I am about to replace a throttle assembly on this volvo but the parts department say that this needs to be programed in with a factory scan tool. Is there any other way to do this?
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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L engine VIN: WAUFL54D9Y
no we have not fixed this vehicle but due to the time left to post this , we have to post what we have found. customer will be on vacation/business for another 2 weeks. we want to replace the radiator due to the temp readings we have off the old radiator, on t...
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1984 BMW 318i 1.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBAAK7408E
thanks to all that responded. someone hit it right on the head. the #4 teminal at the ecu get 12 volts cranking only. this leg goes to the cold start valve and the relay. there is no voltage once running. ours had 8 volts running causing the injector on time t...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBAAM3346Y
Thanks for all the replies, sorry for the late close to my post. code 1478 (Evaporative Emission System Leak Detected (very small leak). leak). We replaced the fuel cap and filler pipe as per bmw recall. It was never done through bmw. Cleared codes and road te...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L fuel pump VIN: 4JGAB54EJ1
I want to thank everone that replied. The fuel pump was very easy to change it took longer to remove all the bolts to get the seats out then to change the pump. The glued on cover came up easy with a gasket scraper and the nut on the tank is just like the chry...
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1992 Saab 9000 Turbo 2.3L Liner VIN: YS3CL55M4N
It seems as thoough this is a problem you would have to see to understand, as there were no replies to our post. We'll continue the battle and see what we come up with. Thanks!
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1993 Saab 9000 CS Turbo 2.3L Timing Chain VIN: YS3CL65M3P
Thanks to everyone who helped with this. As it turns out the vibration we were getting wasn't being caused by the balance shaft chain but by the cheap aftermarket exhaust flex pipe. So we didn't have to re-set the chain anyways. Good day...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L brake pedal VIN: 3VWWC81HOS
thanks for all the great responses.after a conversation with the dealer it was determined i was bleeding wrong.what you have to do on the jettas is take off all wheels,set car on jack stands to where you have vehicle weight on all wheels,then bleed rr,lr,rf,an...
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