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1986 Audi 5000 CS 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUHD0443G
Hey, Friends! This vehicle has good spark, but the fuel pump relay isnt being signaled by the ECU to turn on while cranking. I have power at all the appropriate places at the relay. Continuity from ECU to relay is good as well. Vehicle will run when enriched w...
1995 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAHE2321S
i put a o2 sensor in last week for codes, 201/203/13, and of course on the test drive no problems, then he calls me and tells me the light is back on, so i put the o2 sensor relay and now the car wont start...i had a security code 66 and now i dont but i get t... Trouble codes: 153 (can engine load signal)
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Trunk Lock VIN: WBADD6325W
Customer brought vehicle in with trunk latch inoperative. His first concern with the trunk was that the trunk light wouldn't operate then the micro switch and the remote inside the cab was inopertive. The trunk ajar light is illuminated on the cluster. After r...
1966 Jaguar 3.8S 3.8L all wiring
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L valve cover gskt VIN: SAJHN1749R
The valve cover pinches through the rubber gasket (cuts the gasket open) within several cold hot cycles after the gasket has been replaced, causing a serious oil leak. The 13 cover bolts are 6mm philips head bolts torqued to 89 in lbs. After studying the cover...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF72F0U
engine replaced at another shop,has no power,multiple misfire codes for cylinders 1, 2 & 4 Trouble codes: P0753 (p0758-), P0758 (p0763-), P0763 (p0743-), P0743 (p030- misfire codes cyl 1 2 4), P030?
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L ignition lock, door locks VIN: WDBRF64J41
Hey guys, this car has coded infrared key with ignition switch module which recognizes infrared coding of key to unlock steering and start engine. The car was towed in with module not responding to key. The dealership had previously told this guy to purchase a...
1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L starter VIN: WP0AA2995S
Gentlemen, We replaced the starter, battery & bushing about 3 months ago & repaired some chaffed wiring, etc. Customer had stated at the time that in wet weather the starter would sometimes keep cranking even with key off. We felt like the chaffed wiring at th...
1996 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CF68M9T
We had this vehicle in approx. 90 days ago, replaced leaking valve cover gasket & end plug, replaced rear engine mount and torque strut. Today, vehicle started fine, ran fine while customer did errands, then would not start. (cranks ok, but no start). Called A...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3VWSH29M31
customer complained that experienced loss of power,no take off, fuel pressure ok, no check engine light on, all filters and plugs new, unplugged maf. vehicle reved out perefectly. replaced maf with genuine part, initially vehicle exhibited the same symptoms, e... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0301 (missfire cyl 1), P0302 (missfire cyl 2), P0303, P0304

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1990 Audi 200 2.2L No Start, when warm VIN: WAUFD5443L
we performed all the tested recommended and all of the tips suggested. we even threw a fuel distribution center (air filter housing) at it but nothing helped. at this time the customer declined further diagnosis. i appreciate everyone's help with this one.
1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L Cylinder head VIN: SAJHD6049X
Thanks for all the great advise I ordered all tools and parts from the dealer. We are going to replace all timing chains tensoners and the clyinder head with the broken chain. When we removed the head we found the valves very badly bent on one clyinder. I had ...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBDA29D5K
hey guys sorry this took so long but i thought i had closed this already. Anyway i received 5 replies on this and all 5 were right on. It was the overvoltage protection relay. Thanks alot to all those who replied.
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L radio VIN: 4JGAB54E3Y
Well guys thanx for the wonderful insight. but this one was just plain old MERCEDES BENZ SERVICE *&%$-ups. I was told by all the myriad of dealers I contacted that there was one original security number with the vehicle and a different number when I gave them ...
1994 Volvo 940 T 2.3L No Start, No injector Pulse VIN: YV1JW8319R
I would like to thank everyone who took the time to respond to my help request. I did fix the vehicle,however its not the way I would normally go about it. The ground going to the relay from the computer was intermittent.The grounds all checked out.I Believe t...
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