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1979 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L No Start VIN: 1231301214
Hello everyone, I have a customer with this 79 Mercedes. He called to scedule a appnt for the battery going down, and said he had to cycle the glow plugs 2-3 times before car would start. The day before bringing it in he called and said he had a alternator pro...
2001 Rolls Royce Silver Seraph 5.4L oil service VIN: SCALA61E31
I need to know if any one can tell me how to reset the oil service light on this rolls royce
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L cruise control VIN: 3VWPB81H5X
HELLO VOLKSWAGON TECHS our shop has a jetta with an inop cruise control to start verifed vss signal ok check codes no codes we have a ast scanner checked for b+ at switch none checked fuse 5 amp s51 no power trace back to tcm black and green wire pin 61 no pow...
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5514S
good morning, can not get code for knox sensor out of computer. have replaced computer with used unit. it did change which sensor code was set. with original computer it had front sensor code and with used computer it set rear sensor code. has someone had a pr... Trouble codes: 433

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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Timing Belt VIN: WAUFL54D11
This car is fixed and back on the road. You don't need the tools. I removed the valve covers to see what the 'popping noises were that I was hearing. The heads have two camshafts in each head. They are connected by a chain. There is a hydraulic tensioner that ...
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L washer pump VIN: WBACD4323T
hello i would like to thank everyone that responded to my help request. i was a little confused because i checked a few other bmw's different models and years and they toggled the power feed not the ground that is why i wanted to know this. The ultimate outcom...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3DDS8N01
We have fixed, or perhaps I should say finally diagnosed the vehicle. Last night I purchased three cans of 'Circut Cooler' spray from Radio Shack. I removed the cover on the ECU and sprayed it down with the engine running. BINGO, the car starting idling funny ...
1992 Volkswagen Golf 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWFA01G6N
Thanks to all who sent some advice. The problem was indeed bad ground at the thermostat housing. I gave the two wires a tug and it seems it was only holding there by the plastic insulation of the wire. I also learned that the bias voltage is .45volts. I had a ...
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWFA81H2T
Thanks to all the helpful information folks. Special thanks to Byron and Deborah for some very helpful tips. The problem turned out to be the coil. This car takes a coil with an ignitor in it, the one that was installed did not have with the ignitor. The ignit...
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