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1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L transmission VIN: WBAGC82010
When accelerating from a stnding start, the dash emits a loud beep noise and the transmission will not shift. This vehicle came to us from another workshop with the transmission only allowing one forward gear. Our Snap On Scan tool will not communicate with th...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L can bus circuit VIN: SALPV1540Y
can bus circuit runs between tcu and engine ecu, connections good, continuity check ok. can interface timeout fault. tcu replaced, fault still present. disconnected valve body electrical connection. code did not reappear until middle of road test(#3 shift sole...
1977 Other European 308 GT 4.0L timing spur gears VIN: 1F2E3R4R5A
Good afternoon Gents, I have a DIY customer who has called me in reference to his 77 ferrari 308. He noticed that upon him servicing the timing belts the spur gear/shaft for the timing belt closest to the interior has a loose bearing. He has attempted to pull ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
Vehicle has code P1128 again, without any symptoms. Scan test shows O2 working well. If you clear the code it is back in a couple of days. Customer does not notice running problems when the MIL comes on. VW claimed O2 was a problem item and it was very inexpen... Trouble codes: P1128
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L obd 2 monitors VIN: YV1LZ5644W
This vehicle came to our shop with the mil light on. We found a code p0330 knock sensor problem in memory. We tested and replaced the knock sensor and cleared codes. Codee has not returned and check engine light is out.Our only problem is that with over 80 mil... Trouble codes: P0330
1998 Volvo S80 2.9L Lighting VIN: JV1T597C5X
On this vehicle for 3 times before the low head lights stays on and can not turn off with the lights switch. The turn signals do not work. I have check relays and grounds. I reset by disconecting the batery but after some days (10 to 15) then it happens the sa...

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1991 Audi V8 Quattro 3.6L unkown VIN: WAUKE54C2M
Finally no more coolant leaks! As stated we could see the coolant running down, but not exactly where it was coming from. Since the customer did not want to spend any more money, we just retighten all hose clamps, mainly the two hose clamps in that area. Custo...
1988 BMW 635CSi 3.5L tachometer VIN: WBAEC8411J
No solid information to report. First reply suggested checking signal at coil, but I already have a signal at pin 8 of the c-1 connector ) therefore this test would be pointless. Second reply suggested that the problem may be in circuit board, however symptom ...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L low compression VIN: SAJHD6048X
Thank all you members for your support and information. I did disable the fuel pump and added more oil and spun engine over, and found forgien material in cylinder. It appears that b1 ( right bank has jumped time and possible broken the piston or valve on cyli...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJDA01D4Y
Thanks for all of the suggestions. Replaced transmission filter and fluid, and car shifts great! Everyone's a happy camper.
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA01P51
Yes the purge valve seemed to be the fix contacted customer they have not had any hard start issues, it's been 3 weeks and it was happening often enough for the customer to think it's fix. Thanks to all who responeded.
2001 Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI 2.2L Starting VIN: WDB2030061
Hi Everybody, i like to thank all the people who helped me on this car, i tried another pressure valve & sensor from another car and the same code still came out so the customer decided to take it to Mercedes dealer to try to do something on it, because here i...
1987 Porsche 944 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WPOAA2956H
first of all , thank you guys for the help, the problem is fixed. removed the filter housing and found o rings in pipe and gasket defective. flushed the cooling system and the oil. the car is good to go.
2003 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L srs VIN: YS3EH49G93
Thanks to Robert [...], and the fax from Haddick's Auto Body and Paul and Mat for their input. I put a 2.2 resistor into the harness simulating the pretensioner (Saab has a resistor with the appropriate pins: 8612095). Once this was installed, I was able to c...
1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WVWZZZ1HZS
Hi Thanks for you all for the benefit information you sent to me. The fix was the bad timing synchronization. All of you claimed the Timing, so I went this morning directly to the timing belt and I found the timing was disturbuid, I corrected the timing belt a... Trouble codes: 00515 (Hall sensor -G40....No signal).
1992 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Stall VIN: YV1JS8713N
I went back and did some more wiggle tests at the crank senser ck.angle pulled on the wires and a glitch in the system replaced ck. angle senser all is good thanks for all the help joey.
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