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1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L Surge VIN: WBAGK2329T
helo this car came in because the customer stated the car surged at traffic lights while his wife was driving.i checked for codes no codes i sprayed carb cleaner around in take it made slight difference thats why i changed gaskets i taught every thing was okay...
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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L Forward Gears VIN: WBAGF8820V
This BMW was towed in today with with no forward gears. a slight whirring sound can be heard when shifted into drive and the engine speed rises and the load factor stays at 0%. When shifted into reverse the car moves normally and the load factor is 7% with the...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1249T
Hello folks, I need some assistance regarding a Jaguar no start / theft recovery project. I've tried to get help from the nearest dealer but they will not give me the time of day. This jag was sitting outside a repair shop in another state (for repairs related...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: SALTY124XY
mil lamp on p0306 missfire #6 p0154 no O2 activity bank2 sensor1 p0174 to lean bank2 p1590 unkown Conpression in cooling system. Coolant in engin oil. After tear down found cyl #6 bank2 was clean from carbon by coolant. Bank2 cyl head warped only .002in. Sp...
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.3L bolts VIN: 1151171203
I need the torque specification for the 6 8mm bolts that attach the torque convertor to the drive plate. I have searched all my resources and have come up blank. Thanks in advance.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA92E5R
this car came in with an oil leak. ended up replacing head gasket. while assembling found cracking engine harness. replaced engine harness. now, just cranks. good spark. injector pulse is present, but a little slow. if we crank with open throttle, it wants to ...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Fuel Gauge, Tech, SRS VIN: YS3DF58N5V
The car came into today with multiple issues, I suspect they may be related. First, the tachometer does not read correctly. Once the car is started it goes to 3,000 and stays there. I used the Tech-II to command the gauge and it only peg at 3,000, will not go...
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1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L Won't run monitors VIN: YS3DD55B9W
Hello all,I've got this 1 owner low mileage,well maintained Saab that will not run the Evap,catalyst,oxygen sensor or o2 heater monitors for the new New York plug and play inspection.Car runs well,has never had a check engine light on.A new battery was install...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Engine VIN: WBADT43421
OK...I have not actually fixed the car; but am calling this one a fix... The consensus is that the vapor valve, crankcase pressure regulating valve, or simple crankcase vapor valve part number 11-61-7-501-566 is the root problem. Two reasons I am calling t...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L can bus circuit VIN: SALPV1540Y
reprogrammed bosch ecu with updated software, problem has not returned as of yet.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L heater VIN: WVWHC63B11
oK, THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLYS.THE FIX WAS THE HEATER CORE,ITS SELF.AFTERPULLING GLOVE BOX OUT TO LOOK AT HEATER LEVER AT BOTTOM OF AIR BOX,AND FINDING EVERY THING OK ON THE LINKAGE WE DECIDED TO TRY NEW PUMP & UPDATING FRONT OF ENGINE i.e.T/BELT ETC.THIS DID N...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Hard start VIN: 3VWCP21C62
I found the glow plug relay in the cowl area near the passenger side with the assistance of Dave [...]. After replacement at 30 degrees my ontime for the glow plugs was about 2-3 seconds longer. Thanks to all,
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2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS56D3Y
thanks to everyone who replied. The fix was to replace difective antena ring and flash pcm.
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L mil VIN: YV1VS29501
this vehicle has been sent to the dealer, after 2 software updates and a wiring harness update and a new o2 sensor (second one in 2 months) it is fixed. the dealer says that they can not tell if the vehicle is not there and plugged in to the computer, also wou... Trouble codes: P0133.
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2004 Volvo VN780 15.0L lcm-taillights VIN: 4V4NC9TH84
As I stated before,should of done it myself! It was a short to ground in circuit 90 in the frame well located in the from=nt half of the vehicle.FYI,the LCM has to be reprogrammed after a shorted problem such as this one, per VOLVO. Thanks for the replies!
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