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1984 Audi 4000 S 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUFA0817E
this thing starts for about 4 sec. than stalls you can keep doing that all day but it wont stay running. it has 80 psi when cranking. tested it at cold start will run if you pull up on the fuel dist.plate. the plate is not sticking,i have clean it. tha...
1999 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D3X
thanks for checking this out. this car came in with the complaint of check engine light on, abs light on and inop radio. we confirmed complaint. we first addressed problem with radio. we checked all fuses and found one blown for cigarette lighter but this did ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDBFA66E4N
Happy Thanksgiving to Y’all, We have ran into a problem on 1992 MB 500 SL. The vehicle started at the 1st crank but has no pep, we got to baby it to get the RPM when cold. When the engine warm up, it has no power, takes a long time to get speed, no idle contr...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Fuel Guage VIN: WDBGA76E2T
I have ordered the tools to remove this instrument cluster and will change some bulbs and look further at the guage and sending unit when they arrive. In the mean time I would like some insight into this fuel guage problem. When the vehicle has a half a tank o...
1984 Other European SILVER SPUR 412CID compressor VIN: SCAZN42A8E
hi there got this little problem of trying to locate the ac compressor relay i checked all fuses and all are ok when i jump the compressor ac system is good and cold i need to find out where the ac comp relay is located to continue with my trouble shooting i h...
1980 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L steering VIN: 91A0130507
I'm hoping the problem with this Porsche 911 is something simple. The customer stated that occasionally on 90 degree turns in either direction the steering in this car would lock as if the key was out of the ignition. He'd literally have to screech to a halt, ...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAC63B71
This VW came in has codes po171 (system too lean),po322(ignition/distrubutor engine circ no signal),poo12(camshaft position timing).Clear codes ,codes po322 and poo12 came back.(PO322)check engine speed sensor good with lab scope reading above 2.5 a/c volts.An...
2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS56D3Y
hello everyone. i have this oo volvo s70 in my shop which has intermitient crank no start. usually it happens after car was runnig or driven for half an our. when it happens there is no injector pulse and fuel pressure builds up slowly. i did found information...

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1992 Audi 100 S 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUBJ54A8N
Hey Guys, First of all thank you to all that responded to my plea. The problem that we had was no ignition or inj pulz because the ECU did not send out signals to either the ignition final stage or the injectors even though all nessesary inputs to the ECU were...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SAJHY174XM
Thank you very much to the people that took time to reply. When I went to start this car and bring it back into the garage I could not get it started. I checked for spark at the dist. and it was ok, but would only sometimes get a very small spark at the plug. ...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L 4th gear VIN: SALTY1242Y
Hi guys, Thanks to all the Land Rover techs.Almost everyone pointed to the mass air flow sensor.Other tech lines didn't have a clue,and I never associated a 4th gear error with a fuel trim problem.I tested the g/s and it was 4.5.The ltft was 19.5.I found the...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation, No Accel VIN: WDBJF6SJ71
Wow, many thanks for the replies, most of you gentlemen hit it right on the head, the MAF was indeed defective! We replaced the unit this morning, reset the adaptations, and carried out a roadtest. The car runs like new and idles like a dream. As most pointe...
2000 Volvo C70 2.4L Rear glass in conv top VIN: YV1N56D3YJ
All is well, we were able to re-adhere the glass w/ clothe border to the top using 3M windo-weld super fast urethane adhesive part# 08609. We supported the glass from inside with an inflatable air mattress until the glue dried. Placing the vehicle in the sun o...
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