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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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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L engine VIN: WDBBA45A5C
we installed a set of re condittioned heads and a timing chain set all the timing marks to zero (as i can tell the timing marks are behind the front timing chain cam gears.we installed the engine and cant get it started the drivers side bank seams to have bett...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L vehicle VIN: DA24C5FF05
We recieved this car as a donation to the auto shop program. Car seem to be in overall good condition. We would like to fix car up and sell to raise money for the shop. My question is with 211,000 miles on it, is worth sending any money on. With most cars 200,...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L valvetrain VIN: WDBJF72F1V
New member!! First and most important, thank you to all who read & respond to this. I have a Ticking sound coming from the left rear valve train,it sounds like the intake side. From a cold start right up to & during operating temp there is a lifter noise Or li...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta Celebration Edition 2.0L Starter VIN: 3VWWC81H5S
I have a VW Jetta that has an intermittant no start, no power to starter, alarm module clicks loud when when this thing acts up but if you hold the ign. switch in the start position for a second or two it will then start, alldata dont show a test on this alarm...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 33VWRA81H3
this car (1996 volkswagen Jetta) come to my shop with no start problem, battery was dead ... after recharge the battery the have good crank but never start . i scan it have code Po341 cam sensor ... i put new distributor on the car start but the idle not smoot...
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1988 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L right rear caliper VIN: YV1AX8844J
hello this car is driving me nuts customer had front brakes done somewhare else.because car pull to the right they put on rebelt front calipers know it has a bad pedal feels like air so i go to bleed it so i find right rear bleeder screw is broke off needs pad...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Rear Brakes VIN: YV1LS5518S
I have a 95 Volvo 850 GLT here that is becoming a nightmare. the rear brakessqueak continually all the time. When you press the brakes the squeak seems to go away a little and it sounds like the wear indicator. the noise is coming from the Right rear. I have r...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5728T
Hellow again fellow iatn tech members, recently had this volvo in the shop for the mil light on, checked codes with our Genesey scanner and found codes P0131 02 low [...]/S1 and P0137B 02 sensor B1/S2 low volt. The test for these in alldata for 02 sensors ... Trouble codes: P0131 (02 low volt B1/S1), P137
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1987 BMW 635CSi 3.4L A/C Fan speeds VIN: WBAE07408H
Of the 5 replies only Erik [...] knew where the )))AC((( fan resistor was. It's on the right side of the evap housing and accessable after removing the glove box. The part # is 64 11 1 381 785 which Lawrence kindly provided. World Pac ...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L compressor VIN: WBAGF6321S
I had 5 replies, most agreed that evap or outside temp sensor would be most likely, there was no test for ohms for this sensor, wire diagram was wrong color and pin out, dealer and after market stated that this one had 2 sensors, only found 1. We had bought a ...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGH8347Y
Thanks for all the responses, It turned out that the vibration was localized to the transmission, The customer passed on repairing it however, He chose to trade the car in.
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L abs codes VIN: SAJHX1249W
hi all and thanks to the 7 that replied. well it seems this one is fixed i let it go as long as i could to seem if light came back on, it did not. the replies did give 3 scan tool options, 1 the dealer tool, 2 the autologic, and 3 most recommended the gds 510....
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1989 Volvo 740 2.3L engine VIN: YV1FA8754K
Thank you for the responses. One of the replies mentioned to make sure to use a good brand for parts such as Bosch for AMM or Bougicord for wires. The car had a Bosch Ignition Power Stage Control I put on a new A line brand and another used Bosch neither of wh...
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Left Turn Signal/Parking Lights VIN: YV1KW9604T
Thank you for all of your responses. Most of you were exactly right. All I needed to do was replace the two front turn signal bulbs. The contacts at the bottom of the front turn bulbs had flattened and were touching each other causing back feed. We had origina...
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