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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L horn, radio, dome VIN: WBAGF8325W
when starting the car often the radio will not come on. when this happens the horn will not work or the dome light. sometimes when hitting the horn with the headlights on the dome light will come on. also most recently while driving and the rest of this wasn't...
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Day-time running light VIN: SAJHX1748R
The bulb failure warning light is on. We replaced the LR inner brake/turn signal bulb and also have a wiring problem with the LR side marker. The strange thing is that both high and low beams work but the LF day-time running headlight does not work. I have b...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B9X
Hello, I have this passat 1.8 turbo with codes P1237/38/39/40 cyl 1-4 inj circuit open. However when the codes set the customer states there is no change in the way the vehicle is operating. I can only use generic on my scanner for retrieving codes and data sh... Trouble codes: 1237 (cyl 1 inj circuit open), 1238 (cyl 2 inj circuit open), 1239 (cyl 3 inj circuit open), 1240 (cyl 4 inj circuit open)
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1V1LS5506P
Have both 324 cmp and 121 maf reoccuring. These codes take a week to set . Thanks for the help Trouble codes: 324 (cmp position sensor), 121 (mass air flow sensor)
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMCA630KC
Thanks for all the help the car will be back next year so i can do some more diagnosing the only thing that i have not checked is the over voltage relay which controls the idle air valve and when you plug it in the car dies so i think i have my problem thanks ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.4L tach/ oil pressure gauge VIN: WDBGB34E9R
first, thanks for the responses...turns out that the harness from the alternator across to the oil pressure sending unit and starter is falling apart inside its sleeve, causing a feedback and creating the problem...waiting for customer authorization. again, th...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L control unit VIN: WDBJF82F7W
I found that the vacuum hose that supplies vacuum to the climate control was split in the firewall area. this had also set a p0170 code in the fuel injection. (p0170 fuel trim malfuntion)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Footwell Actuator VIN: WDBRF64JJ9
Hello all! Thanks for the help. Anton [...] , and StanPry. The fix is simple, just cycle the controls so that all the functions will be used a couple of times. This relearns the actuators. Thanks again , and Merry Christmas :)
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1985 Other European 3500 3.5L ignition
I appreciate all the replies but have been unable to work on vehicle due to personal illness. Vehicle is still in my shop and will be repaired when I am able to return to work.(approx. 1 month) I will post a fix when I have finished. Again, thanks for the resp...
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1996 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CF68M9T
Wow, what a response! I did not want to let the smoke out of a brand new part. BCPR6ES plugs were installed and in good condition, so I replaced cassette and all is well again. Many thanks to all who replied.
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWRP01H3R
Thankyou for the replies,I removed the connector from the temp sensor and cycled the key,the glow plug light came on .I replaced the temp senser which is on the coolanthose neck and the glow plug relay/timer which was located above the fuse box inside the car ...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L extended crank VIN: WVWEF83A2T
pulled the pump out then blew back into pressure fitting and would not hold pressure pulled line off of pump blew into pump held pressure looked at line real close found a rub mark on line then blew into line found small pin hole in line were it was rubbed on....
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Gas in Diesel fuel VIN: 3VWRJO1H7V
Thank you all tech, i recommend the owner of the Jetta to not run with the thank below half for a couple of thank. I receive very intÚresting et Úducative post answer. Merry Christmas!
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Vaccuum Control VIN: YV1JS8313R
I repaired the heater control line. On the yellow vaccuum bellows I plugged it off and test drove the car. The vent works correctly now. The floor and defrost always work together now and will not work seperately but she said that that was fine with her. Her m...
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