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1998 Alfa Romeo 146 1600CC timing VIN: ZAR9300000
We are in the need for the engine timing, we have All data software but don cover this brand and we do not have none information for this brand or technical information. Thanking in advance. We are removing the timing since we are to determine a noise coming...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L heating VIN: WDBCB20C6F
Hello all, My dad's car. When the temp control is moved from full hot to full cold, temp stays luke warm. Also I cannot hear a click sound when I move the wheel. Low fan does not seem to work. Works in Auto and high. When I depress multi level, normal and eco...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBDA29D2H
Hello eveyone, I have this MB that is kicking my ass. It came in with an intermittent surging idle, high idle and sometimes stalling. I thought the idle air valve was faulty so I replaced it with no change. I scope the air flow sensor and at near idle it was v...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Power Seat Circuit VIN: WDBEA30D7K
Hello, I hope evryone has had a good Christmas. Our problem today started 4 weeks ago. We thought we had it isolated to the door lock pump under the seat, because when disconnected the draw went away, but this problem seems to come and go regardless. Sometim...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L 00.50 amp VIN: WDB1240301
The battery is dead the second time in two months. The customer stated that everything was off when parking the car overnight (all lights off, trunk & doors closed, etc...) We checked for a battery draw, and we have a 0.50 amps draw. We disconnected all of the...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L head bolts VIN: WDBDA28D5M
hello to all. this M/B was towed in for overheating & no coolant. we found a leaking water pump, replaced that & a thermostat. there were no leaks but there was a miss. we found exhaust gases in the coolant (come to find out the wife had driven it til it stopp...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L r / f window VIN: WDBFA76EXP
we have a 93 600sl with a r/f window that wont go up switch is good i have pwr at pin 4 at rght window switch only goes down have no power at pin 3 for window up powered up pin 3 and when applying switch top pulls down has anybody seen this before p.s. have po...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E220 2.2L engine management VIN: WDB1240222
This vehicle will fire up under cranking but will die 2 to 3 seconds later. Fuel pressure is OK. No fault codes in the ECU. Checked spark and injector pulse. Found both are cutting out. Power supply to injectors is fine. Our Bosch ESI program said to check the...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L electric cooling fan VIN: WDBRF61J52
When the car is running the cooling fan runs all of the time at high speed. When engine is shut off the fan stops running. Please let us know if anyone has run into this problem. Thank you
1966 Porsche 912 1.5L Misfire VIN: 4570043256
Hi Guys No book for this one... I need the firing order and piston layout. somebodies been screwin' with this one. Thanks for your time. Rick
1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3DF78N4W
Hello SAAB tech's. This SAAB was brought to us from anouther local shop that could not figure it out, so now it's my turn. It came to them with an idle problem and the check engine light on. Two codes, one evap and anouther idle code. They fixed a evap leak in...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 3VWRF81H6W
Hello all. This 1998 jetta diesel has no power. It has a new factory turbo on it. turbo boost is low. the reading is [...]. I tried a new waste gate regulator valve and no change. I tried a new air mass and no change. The egr valve is clos... Trouble codes: 00575 (boost pressure control difference), 00553 (air mass implausible reading)
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L heater motor VIN: YV1LS5517P
This volvo has no blower motor. It has electronic heating control, I am getting codes: 4-1-1, 4-1-4, 4-1-7, 4-1-8. All data says the blower motor is siezed or bad, I took the motor out and it tested fine, I then proceded to check the power stage but the testin...

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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA37A6E
Hello all!! I really got a lot of help on this car. The customer at this time does not want to spent the money to fix it. We found the driver side cam was out of time,but we could not go on with the fix because of money.We was thinking maybe the guide was brok...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L detonation VIN: WDBFA76EPF
we found that it was not detionating, but was back firing into the intake manifold from the left side of the engine,that set off the right front knock sensor, because of a plugged left cat.
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Wiper Gearbox VIN: WDBJF82H3X
Peter from Connecticut pointed out that using sunroof 'paste' worked for him on the W-202 chassis, Peter was kind to provide me with the MBZ part number which is 001 989 46 51 to pack into the gear area under the cover, and when the car returns, we will try th...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L rotors VIN: YS3DD38N3X
Sorry it took a little long to get back to this car...the customer was out of town until today. We checked all rotors on the vehicle this morning and found the left rear warped .006' when cold and the rest within acceptable tolerances. We then gave the brakes ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M4X
I would like to thank all who replied to my post all suggestion were very helpful but the fix was a wire gry/wht (pin #7 dlc)was connected to alarm (no original) ??? . thanks!!!
2000 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Engine VIN: WV2MH470XY
The noise did turn out to be coming from the timing chains. The eurovan uses a different intake than the Jetta VR6 and does not have the valve in the intake that causes noise. We pulled the oil pan and found broken pieces of guide in there so we replaced both ...
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