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1998 Audi A4 2.8L trans VSS G38 VIN: WAUED28D0W
Hello again all. This is my brother's car but it has me stumped. Shortly after bottoming the car and cracking the engine oil pan and denting the trans oil pan, the transmission stopped pulling normally and went into limp mode. Fixed 4th (?) gear, all the indic...
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1992 BMW 735i 3.5L Suspension VIN: WBAGB4319N
This vehicle is equipped with Electronic Damper Control (EDC) has anyone replaced these with standard struts in the front? What happens to the light on the dash? Also what parts did you use?
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L blower motor VIN: WDBEB33DOH
vehicle came in with inoperational blower motor,fuse in fuseblock was found to be burnt,replaced fuse but blower motor not working,blower motor will work when power is put direct,no power at the fuse block,mitchell on demand has no information on this vehicle
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJH82F7X
Calling all Mercedes experts: I try to stay away from these because I see so few. The car is a 1999 320 4x4 wagon. We got a call from Bob over a month ago; he had just come from the dealer with an estimate for 6500 cocos for an AC repair. He asked my wife if ... Trouble codes: P0300 (ramdom misfire), P0304 (misfire), P0305 (misfire), P0306 (misfire)
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2000 Other European 4WD 4.6L 3-4 shift VIN: FALLPAMD3X
To all Range Rover experts. Our local transmission rebuilder is on his knees and here is why: The transmission (4HP24) will only change from 3 to 4 above 80kmh in high range. Select low range and there is no problem. There are no fault codes and so far they re...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF48K41
Saab experts, Need some help with this Saab, Code P0455 EVAP gross leak. Should be simple to fix...I checked for leaks with a EVAPro 2000, no leak found. I checked the hoses from the manifold to the purge solenoid, OK. I run the EVAP integerity test (using Te... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Gross leak)
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 3VWSE29M9X
car was towed in for no start after son took it to high school auto shop to check why check engine lite was on / they were unable to get communication with scan tool / then car would not start after trying to access codes / we replaced ecu and car now starts b... Trouble codes: P0327
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2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, Lacks power, sluggis VIN: YV1LS61J6Y
Customer states vehicle lacks power and is sluggish. Customer installed new fuel filter. We tested vehicle and found code P0327. Tested code diagnostics, checked wire from a46 to knock sensor and tested wire a64 to knock sensor. also, we tested knock sensor wi... Trouble codes: P0327
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Engine VIN: WAUDD68D6Y
The fix was to replace the plugged suction jet pump (plastic y- pipe near the back of the intake manifold). The small port was plugged right up, and this port acts as a venturi to make the suction pump work. The suck pump is about 3 to 4 inches long, with 2 ha...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L brake light failure VIN: WBACD4321W
most replies suggested replacing the brake light switch or the tail light housings / we replaced switch and left housing and seems to be fine thanks for the help
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1990 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHY1745M
Many suggestions, all of which I had already acted on prior to receiving them, and others that I followed. Recently, Ken [...] suggested forcing a limp home condition by disconnecting the MAF. This didn't result in lowering my inj. pulse width of 33 ms. This le...
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L srs VIN: WP0CA2981W
Thank you for the 3 replies, you were right in the fact that the controller needed to be programed, vehicle was sent to porsche to get programed. thank you.
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1995 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Limp in Mode VIN: YS3CH65R0S
I would like to thank all who responded. This one is fixed. Anders from California gave me this info:'That Saab manual calls for hooking up a battery to pin 1 and 7 BUT they use an 1156 21W bulb in series with the positive wire to bring down the amperage act... Trouble codes: P0120 (Tps), P0122 (Tps), 68390 (Throttle Control Faulty), 5 (Tps).
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5514S
ok guys for some reason our new spyware/spamware is keeping me from getting all replys the two i got were helpful then when i went too close the post i saw 8 more replys rangeing from vac lines, grounds, and flywheel indexing, i new flywheel was doweled just w... Trouble codes: 154 (egr leak), 413 (egr temp missing), 451 (miss 1 cyl), 452 (miss2 cyl), 543 (random miss).
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1998 Volvo C70 2.3L parking brake light VIN: YV1NC5670W
rechecked parking brake light switch and found nothing,customer decided to not spend anymore time on the problem,many thanks toall the information received
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