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1991 Volvo 940 GLE 2.3L No overdrive VIN: YV1JA87443
Thanks for your help. I have this Volvo that I just put a heater core in. I did not test drive it prior to the work, so I don't know if it was going into overdrive before or not. The customer thinks probably not, but he is not sure. All of the other shifts ar...

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1998 Audi A4 2.8L heat VIN: WAUCB28D4W
Well after checking everything that could be checked and flushing the heater core with little improvement I decided to remove the core. I came to the conclusion that the core must be partly blocked. After sawing and torching my way to the heater core I discove...
2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L cat problem VIN: WAUDH68D1Y
customer is still under warranty from dealr. sent him to dealer to replace cats. thanks for the advice. Trouble codes: P0421 (cat efficiency bank 1), P0431 (cat efficiency bank 2).
1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L No Start VIN: 4USCH3339X
I appreciate the help from the five guys, unfortunately the problem with the vehicle still exists. It seems the EWS module is reading the incorrect RPM but being sent the correct signal. After the RPM is raised for a period of time, code 208 sets. If this code... Trouble codes: 209 (Anti-Tampering Protection EWS), 208 (Speed Monitoring not plausible EWS).
1993 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJHW1740P
This vehicle improved to a point that it would go into closed loop while driving, but is still rich at idle. The owner decided to drive it for a while & see if it improved at all. I recieved 3 replies to my post, unfortunately they were no help. Thanks for tak...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L soft pedal VIN: SAHY1247XA
Hey all, Thanks for the replies. This one turned out to be a normal situation for these trucks. I bled the system one more time and nothing changed. A couple of replies said that newer calipers would take care of it but I did not go that route. Thanks,
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Belt Tensioner VIN: WDBHA23G6W
Thank you to the techs that replied to my post. The parts I ordered to install the strut. 111-200-04-14 Shock, 001-990-42-04 Screw, and 910105-008004 Screw. Very simple to install and it did take care of the noise.
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L door locks/ alarm VIN: YS3DD55B7V
Many thanks to Dave [...]... I disconnected the door switches one at a time and it turns out that the pass. fr. switch wasn't being pushed far enough, the pillar had been distorted from the accident or the bod...
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WVWTS81HXR
It's been a while since I worked on this car but the customer hasn't contacted me with any problems. What I did was to clean the throttle body and IAC,the car never died again after numerous test drives so I called it good. Thanks for all the help of those tha... Trouble codes: 2312 (coolant sensor out of range).
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L glow plug lite flash VIN: 3VWCF21C9X
Happy New Years Eve everyone. Thanks for all of the responses. I think i am not the only one to be suprised by the fix for this one, it's seems that many of you had this problem before and were surprised by the fix. Almost everyone said to check the brake ligh...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M1Y
I should have posted an update and I am sorry that I din't. I finally got the customer to bring the car in, their daughter took it out of town to school and came back for Christmas break. I also want to say thank you to everyone since I can't say it enough. I ... Trouble codes: P1128 (Lean exhaust).
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