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1989 Audi 90 2.3L temp light stays on VIN: JKH4587LO6
does any one know where the templight switch is, having a bad time finding it, looked at cyl head and branch pipes, temp light stays on , stumped on wednesday.
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L Warning Light VIN: ACA42000AL
Fault Code 132 is present "No description" this code was evident both before and after assy change over.We are unable to locate a description for this code,would appreciate any info please. Note; Fault code can be cleared and will then re-occur while driving....
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBADP6341Y
have codes p1580 and p1542 electronic throttle actuator does anyone have test proceedure Trouble codes: P1542, P1542
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SAJHY174XM
Hello jag techs. I can not get a reading for trouble codes on this car. Alldata says to just turn key on and press vcm button-I did and only get a message saying pro. This car idles pretty good but will only rev up to about 1500. It will then stumble and somet...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L Cylinder head VIN: SAJHD6049X
Car has jumped time and crashed all valves in clyinder head All data shows no r/r instructions or specail tools. If anyone has done this job and can give me an idea as what to expect and what tools I will need, it would be greatly apreciated. thanks for any a...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L dash light VIN: MBZDFG123T
I have a red warning light on on this mercedes. alldata calls it a hyrolic level warning??? it has a picture of a steering wheel in the lower left corner of the instrument cluster. guessing it has somthing to do with the power steering but do not find a level ...
1980 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Surge VIN: 91A0130856
This thing has multiple problems. The Main lever in the fuel distributor bounces violently but you can stablize it by stoping it with you hand, but then you accelerate and it's again bounces violently which causes the fuel pump to turn on and off unless you un...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L secondary air VIN: 3VWBB61C4W
Code PO411 Secondary air re-occurs after readiness has been set. All hoses are good. Physically inspected diverter valve operation.It too is good. Pump will run only when engine cold. While attempting to set readiness code for Secondary air when the engine is ...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWDE21JXY
Thanks in advance. I am looking for a known good waveform for cmp and ckp relationship. This car has rough idle but no other drivability concerns. code P1340 always present. can only get generic data, and not much at that. cmp and ckp signals good. ckp signal ... Trouble codes: P1340
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21CX7
good evening: have replaced air flow meter with two. one new,vw, and one rebuilt vw. continues to reset code right after clearing. checked wiring from the sensor to the computer, and all have good connection. cheked all the grounds. ok. am leaning toward the ... Trouble codes: P0102
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L dtc VIN: 3VWTH69M12
Good evening group, I need a little help here... I have a 2002 V-Jetta VR6 with a 5 speed automatic that is setting a sporadic code #vag 00351 in the TCM that makes the transmission shift very harsh. If I clear the code and do a basic setting it shifts fine ...
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L Cooling Fans VIN: YV1VW2558Y
When the key is in the run position or engine is running both cooling fans are running in high speed. Using Volvos Vadis system I can find no Codes. When I looked at the parameters for the ECT sensor it read 70 degrees C after a short drive. Looking at the fac...

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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L camshaft
I would like to thank everybody for all the help i recieved,i had my court date monday, i did settle with that lady out of court and my insurance will take care off the damage.I think in the future i have to be a little more cautious and protect my self a litt...
1978 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
Thanks to everyone for their input. The problem was timing, the drip timing procedure I had was terrible. Rick from New Mexico sent me a much better method: Line up the marks on the pump slide the drive collor on it and install it at 45 degrees before tdc. F...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L cluster VIN: WDBHA22E7T
Time was not on my side.We tried multiple times to tranfer the data using the X431, but no go.Sent car to dealer(with original cluster in) and they did the coding + data transfer with the SDS. Oh well,we only borrowed the X431 just to see how it would do . I'l...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA81H9T
got this one on the road again, recieve some good tips. dan from mich. hit the problem i was having right on the head as i was getting one shot of spark and then noughting. also recieve good direction from ronnie, don, mike , byron, and mark that would have le...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L starting VIN: 3VWSA81HOW
I was happy to recieve 9 replies to my request for some info on this Jetta. All of you told me that the ignition switches are troublesome on these cars. I talked to the customer and suggested that we should just change it. She was more than happy to take the r...
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