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1995 BMW 840Ci 4.0L shifts VIN: WBAEF6323S
BMW Fault Code 105. Tranny slips. If I am accelerating slowly car moves fine and smooth shifting from gear to gear. But if I start accelerate more aggressive, harsh between gears and finally Tranny Safe Mode. By cycling the key off and back on, it will work fi...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L control unit VIN: WDSHA28SEX
heater control unit red lights cycle every 3-5 seconds. the vacuum valve is good under the glove box. when the key is turned to the acc or the car is started the panel unit all comes on fine and the red lights light for whatever settings you have, but then you...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L abs,bas,esp VIN: WDBJF70J8Y
Maybe I should have posted this one under electrical. After starting the car & stepping on the brake pedal, the warning messages appear: ABS, BAS & ESP. The brake lights are inop too. There is a code in pcm for the brake light switch. I tested the brake light ...
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1997 Opel vectra 2.0L No Start VIN: WOL000036V
Hi "LADIES and GENTLEMEN" I have an engineering test vehicle here it is an Opel Vectra with the 2.0l diesel and manual trans. The vehicle won't start on its own but if you spray with some wd40 it will. I am looking for some wiring schematics and some info: Ca...
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1994 Saab 900 Turbo Commemorative Edition 2.0L Cuts out VIN: YS3AL75T3R
thanks for reading my request.this car has a intermittend stall.if the car stalls the dashlights are very dim. and if you ether switch the brightlights on and of or the ignition key after a couple of times the dash light wil shine normal and the car will start...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DDS8N01
It's back, the Saab we posted about eariler. This car will just not start in temps below 20 F, the engine cranks over just fine, but will not start. Once it sits inside a warm building, or the air temps warm up the car will start and run just fine. Here is ...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 3VWSC81H2R
Vehicle towed in broken lower crank gear, replaced timing belt onced fixed vehicle loads up when trying to start cold once started & cleared out vehicle runs great please help Trouble codes: 0515 (c am sensor signal)
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5529R
hello, and thanks in advance. I replaced a used engine in this 850 and just can't get it to run. I hope someone can help me find soomething I over looked. I don't have any equipment to test for codes on this car, unless it has on board dia.. well anyway I've c...
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1JW8838R
Greetings to all this volvo does not start when the temp. out side is very cold.We have found that it wiil flood with fuel and not ignite the plug.We will remove all plugs clean off fuel reinstall plugs and the car will start.We have tested the temp. sensor an...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5514S
hi volvo boys i got a good one car was here and at dealer for est on oil leaks as you know rear main is pretty intensive they wanted 1000$ and we wanted 800$ so she had someone doit for 200$ now i have it for ck eng light and ba idle surge and general all arou... Trouble codes: 154 (egr leak), 413 (egr temp missing), 451 (miss 1 cyl), 452 (miss2 cyl), 543 (random miss)
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1997 Volvo 960 2.9L service light VIN: YV1KS9609V
HEJA VOLVO techs...Customer requests we disarm the service reminder light in dash. I've never had such a request, and short of removing bulb I don't know how to disarm the function. Any experience in the this area?? Thanks. Peter
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1999 Volvo V70 2.3L Slow Fuel Fill VIN: YV1LZTYD7X
Hello iATN Brain Trust and Volvo Wizards, Whenever the customer adds gas the pump shuts off as if the car is already full, (its not) and a fill-up takes about 20 minutes. - Customer can fill the tank only by adding gas 1/2 gallon increments. - Our 2 foot lo...
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2000 Volvo V40 1.9L Blower motor VIN: YV1VW29541
My scanner will not give me info on this car. The blower is always on with the key on and seems to be on high speed no matter what speed you select. I have unpluged the connector at the blower motor fan regulator (behind glove box in the AC housing with 2 scre...
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUC28N4Y
I would like to thank everone that replied. The problem was a bad connection on the vent solonid. It lives above the rear muffler. You can make the ECU run the evap. test with the autodiagnos scan tool and with othe scan tools also. To run the test first test ... Trouble codes: 16825 (p0441 EVAP controll sys. incorrect purge flow).
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L blower VIN: WBADE5322V
Thank you all for your reply's we actually fixed the problem before we got any reply's. It was the blower power stage regulator. every e-mail I received was correct. Thank you.
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2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3DD58H1Y
I sent the transaxle out to my local trans shop. They installed a used pump out of a Volvo core they had. They also found the input shaft pushed 1/4 back in the transaxle. Cost me $380.00. What do you think, should I make the tech pay for it?
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