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1998 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUFD68D6W
To my colleagues, I have an Audi/VW question, This 1998 A4 has an active P1433 fault code for open air injection relay circuit. Testing the system, we found the pump bad and replaced it. The new pump will operate when the relay is jumped. However, the code re... Trouble codes: P1433 (Secondary air injection relay/open circuit.)
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1988 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L wipers VIN: SAJNA5841J
greetings Jaguar gurus. the blades on this xj-s park wherever they please. i read on a jag website that the problem may be in the stalk switch rather than in the motor (it is equipped with a Lucas motor). Mitchell faxed me some info on the system, but neither ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300TD 3.0L No Start VIN: EB9307HF04
This vehicle came to the shop with the timming chain and injection pump removed and they were in the trunk of car. This vehicle is a repro. Lein holder wants to have it repaired. The problem is all of our books from mitchel shows only how to replace the timmin...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Cuts out VIN: WDBDA28DXJ
The car runs fine for about 20 minutes, then stalls (only does it while driving, not in the shop of course) and will restart either right away or after a few minutes. By the time I can get it into the shop, it's working fine. It seems to lose spark (I was able...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L blower mtr VIN: WDBDA29D9M
this vehicle came to us with an intermitant blower operation issue. the listed components were replaced by owner. the blower motor function in all speed positions and mode positions is intermitant. by grounding wire at terminal 4 of the control panel(white/blu...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L balancer VIN: 4JGAB54E9W
I am looking for any ideas to remove harmonic balancer bolt. I have used a air impact and a hand held balancer impact driver, bolt has not loosened at all. Any help would be appreciated Thank You Dan [...]
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1995 Saab 900s 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DD35N2S
car was towed in i check it for a no start symptome and found good injector pule fuel getting into the cylenders timing belt not broken,no spark ,i went to my alldata and followed the repair info and have no blinking of test light when back probing wires at th...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H4T
This jetta has no spark until you touch the middle(black/red) wire at coil with computer safe test light, can unplug neg lead of test light from battery, but have to have pos hooked up and as long as you touch that wire the car will run. First this car has bee...
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1991 Volvo 740 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1FA8847M
This car has the Regina fuel system. It has a MAP sensor not a MAF. Towed in for no start. Had no spark at plugs and weak spark at coil. Replaced cap, rotor, wires, plugs and coil. Vehicle started fine but had bad acceleration. Once you get up to speed it driv...
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L No Start VIN: YVIJS8619R
Heja Volvo techs...at the end of our rope. Vehicle has spark, fuel, injector pulse. Plugs soaked immediately upon trying to start. New fuel reg., reference sensor, ignition power stage (old one NG). Tried a known good ECU. When cranking the egine ignities for ...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.3L front cv joint VIN: YV1LW529W2
Good morning volvo techs- we are graced with the presence of a 1998 V70 AWD "R" this morning (B5234t6, NOT an XC)- the front u-joint has overheated (due to proximity to the exhaust system?) and we are replacing it. The u-joint kit comes with 2 kinds of grease:...
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1999 Volvo S70 AWD 2.4L Brake pads VIN: YV1LT56D4X
I replaced rear brake pads and rotors approx 5000 miles ago. The left rear outer pad was metal to metal. Brake wear was relatively even on both rear wheels. The car returned today with the left rear outer pad metal to metal and the others very close. The car...
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2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D81
When I retreive an internal fault in any computer that is permanent, I replace the unit. I would normally buy a new unit from the dealer and load the software in myself. This car belongs to a used car dealer who wants to save money. Can I put in a used engine ... Trouble codes: ECM98
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Mechanical VIN: YV1VS295X1
Recovered theft runs well but has tons of oil smoke out the tailpipe. Help!
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L vehicle VIN: DA24C5FF05
the replies to this post were 50-50 1/2 said it is a good car and can go well past 200,000 miles other half said this car was a bottom of the line MB and don't spend any money on it. I think we will check the car over in detail and then decide what to do. What...
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1988 Saab 900 2.0L No Start VIN: Y53A546D9J
I fixed all the grounds and then I used the ground from the PCM to the main relay. Now the fuel pumps run for 30 seconds after the car is turned off. The PCM cost about $700 and the customer stated that they wanted to get rid of the car so went went with the c...
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1999 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2MH2703X
Well, no answers on the EGR issue and no difinative answers on the S.A.I. issues. It seems half of the responses thought it was condensation coming in from the combi-valve stuck slightly open but this doesn't explain why there is water in the intake hose as we...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L blower motor VIN: YV1LS5501P
Good morning group. Got 11 responses on this one so i guess its fairly common. As almost all of you said i should test the blower resistor ( controller). Using the info supplied by a couple of members i was able to diagnose the defective resistor and also as t...
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