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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: WAUBG84D1V
need help ! audi techs!!! car towed in with no start condition. checked fuel system and found fuel pump not running. checked for power at connection on top of pump assembly. had power. installed new fuel pump. pump runs but engine stalls after running about 1 ...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Suspension VIN: WBAGF6322S
This one has got me scratching my head, after replacing all the struts that were leaking and lost all gas,and did a 4 wheel alignment car still goes over dips in the road like a boat going over a wake. Its like the rear tries to come aroung. I checked for loos...
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L vaccum diagram VIN: WDBBAA5A7D
good eveining: i have done a timing chain and head job on this mercedes, and do not have a accurate vaccum diagram for all the lines on this car, and as you know if you are a mercedes person, there are lots of lines to hook up. we have some of them figured yo...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L hard to start VIN: WDBDAZ9D8K
CAR CAME IN FOR NO START. REPLACED FUEL PUMP RELAY AND WAS ABLE TO GET STARTED AFTER ADJUSTING MIXTURE AND REPLACING BOSCH PLATINUMS WITH REGULAR BOSCH SPARK PLUGS. FUEL PRESSURE GUAGE WAS STILL ON FROM DIAGNOSING NO START. GUAGE READS 100PSI OR SO AT IDLE. SP...
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L shifting to reverse VIN: YS3DD55B6T
Has new clutch and condition still remains the same. When you try to engage reverse gear it is very difficult. I syncroed the shifter and trans to eliminate shift problems, but problem still exists. Key is also difficult to remove from cylinder. The rest of th...
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L refrigerant VIN: YV1LW5671W
System leaks down in a matter of days, i have added lots of tracer dye to the system and still can't find the leak, suspect the evaporator core but would sure like to prove it, does anyone know the location of a drain tube on this vehicle, is a leaking evap co...
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1998 Volvo S90 2.9L Heater VIN: YV1KS9608W
This customer complains that the heater will only give extreme heat if the temp control knob is in the max heat positon which I have confirmed. Even one detent away from the max postion is still cool. The heater valve will not open until the max position. I'm ...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D3T
Gentlemen, I would like to thank you guys for the great replies. The problem turned out to be a leaking EGR valve. The EGR itself is in a tough spot to get at, so naturally it never came to mind because I was checking easier components. I should of checked the... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire multiple cyls.), P0302 (misfire cyl. 2).
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Oil Warning Light VIN: WBABM3348Y
You guys are great, it was the oil level sensor. We replaced, changed the engine oil and filter and presto, no more light! The sensor is located in the bottm of the engine oil pan, held in place by three bolts. You need to drain the engine oil to replace the...
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1985 Volkswagen Golf 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, No Start at times VIN: 1VWFAO174F
It turns out that there was a 2 inch crack in the bellows boot near the throttle plate that could not be seen without takeing it off. I have not been able to locate a new bellows boot as of yet. So I hot glued the crack and it runs great !!! and the hesitati...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no communication VIN: WVWMA63B7W
i thank you all for your help,unfortunately the customer chose to bring car to dealer.i was hoping to hear back from customer but have not.i wil post any info i may learn.
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