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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L blower VIN: WBABF3325R
This vehicle came into me with the OBC not functioning and no A?C blower motor operation. Motor is fine replaced resistors, sent control panel out for testing and that was fine. When you connect the ground side to the fan motor it drops power to the fan. The o...
1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1244R
help, I have this rover that has a code 44 (left oxygen sensor) and the idle surges a little all of the time, but especialy while cold. four months ago it had a code 44, I cleaned airflowmeter and connector and reset codes. althogh idle had continued to surge ... Trouble codes: 44 (left oxygen sensor)
1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA37A6E
We checked for spark was okay,next we checked timing and set it to 5% BTDC checked firing order and compression about 110 to 120 on all clys. Changed plugs and coil still no start. Our thinking is Fuel we have fuel at the fuel distributor,but not at the inject...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L control unit VIN: WDBJF82F7W
It is not possible to get air to the footwell. but I was able to get airflow when doing a flap test using the onboard individual flap test mode. What is common on this system, any experience or tips would be appreciated.
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L dash lights VIN: 4JGAB54E5Y
Hello, this ML320 was bought at a auction. Vehicle has no dash lights, all other lights are working ie. headlights, parking lights, turn signals ect. The fuses are good. Are they controled by the aam module, ore by the combination switch. We have limited info ...
1992 Volkswagen EuroVan GL 2.5L Steering VIN: WV2KC0708N
Hi Gang Has anyone came across one of these for tie rod ends that don,t fit.we tried part # 701 419 811 b and 701 419 811c Dealer cant find proper part,and I know of this happening at another shop who ended up changing the spindals to accomidate the new tie...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG69M81
Thanks in advance to all the VW techs. I have this 2001 V6 Jetta that the MiL light is on. I scanned it for the code and got a P1152. My driveability books on the VW only go to 1999. I cannot find the description of this code. I even looked on the IATN site an... Trouble codes: P1152

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1984 BMW 733i 3.2L speedometer VIN: WBAFF8404E
seems henry [...] know what they're talking about. the si board was at fault. i actually had cleaned up the original and soldered in a new set of batteries to no avail. and the 'alleged ' good used part was defective as well. i...
1971 Mercedes-Benz 280sel 4520CC coil VIN: 1080191207
i just want to say thanks to bruce and terry for their help on this repair. we found out that someone had remove the ballast for the ignition/coil setup. by doing that the coil was recieving a constant 12v. which in turn would burn out the points. what we did ...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.8L timing chain
well,first of all thanks to everyone who replied.i was facing the inevidable of pulling the heads.the driver side valves were bent,but not the passenger side.funny huh?well anyway the valves were replaced and a new chain was installed and it runs allright for ...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBEA26D4J
Hello fine techs: As most of you suggested, the cause of the engine flooding with fuel was the idle mixture screw misadjustment. The butcher who attempted to repair the lack of fuel problem started by playing with the mixture screw instead of testing for fuel ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L runs out of gas VIN: WDBLJ65G9W
Everyone had the correct answer, an O ring was missing on the fitting going into the left sendindg unit, I replaced the O ring and all is well. Thanks for the help!
1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L speedo VIN: WPOAB2961M
Sent speedo out for repair, replaced spoiler control and replaced fuse for radio. Evereything up and running fine. Thank you for all your replies. Steve
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81HOS
So Ends the nightmare on Elm Street that this car is. Let me start by saying thank you to all that helped. After I got over the false Crank Speed sensor code, I found that i had a cam sensor code. So I replaced the distributor with a known good used one and it... Trouble codes: 2111 (Engine Speed Sensor).
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