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2000 Other European Arnage 6.0L WarningLight VIN: SCBLC31E9Y
I do not have any manuals for this car, not even the owner's manual. "Auto Ride Control" seems to be a similar system as in 90s BMW '7series electronic shockabsorbers (...there are similar plugs/wirings connected to each shockabsorber). As soon as the car star...
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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2998S
Found car w/dead battery. Charged battery and found loose positive clamp. Cranked car and verified no start. Test for codes, got 1152- 11 system voltage and 52 #6 injector. Tested for spark - good. Pulled #6 spark plug and found dripping wet. Test fuel pressur... Trouble codes: 11 (system voltage), 52 (6 injector)
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2995X
This car keeps turning mil light on. It has adaptation codes. There is no vacuum leaks and it has good fuel pressure. Do you have any suggestions? Trouble codes: 35 (oxygen sensing cyl. 4-6), 27 (oxygen sensing cyl. 1-3), 70 (torque converter solenoid)
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 3VWRA81H7R
Car came in because engine temperature was too low and customer was complaining about low heater temp. The cooling fans run constantly and the thermostat was stuck open. Replacing the thermostat resolved the lack of heat but replacing both the thermo switch an...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCF21C3Y
costumer complaint, check engine light on, hook up scan tool, code 3130 set egr? check vacumn hoses, found hose between egr and wastegate, bypass regulator solenoid valves going to air cleaner off, reattach, check for battery voltage to egr solenoid term one, ... Trouble codes: 3130 (egr)
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1987 Volvo 780 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Long Crank VIN: YV1HA6927H
Here's one involving a rare Bertone Volvo with the rare b280f V6. This car starts well cold and runs smooth and strong for about 15 minutes until fully warmed up. Once warm, there is a heavy misfire upon throttle tip-in, feels like a lean miss, smooths out aga...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L shifting VIN: YV1LW5529R
Car ran great for about a month then the trans shift light started flahsing.This started when customer shifted mode switch from econo to sport.The car would also only take off in 2nd gear from a stop.Seems to be intermitent.Car was towed in twice and both time...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D8Y
Apparently we were not agressive enough with the coil packs. Stewart Rosen (within an hour of posting) told me they change all four packs on one side, then do the other side too if it is not cured. That's what we did, and it worked with 8 new coils. I received...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJH82F7X
Well it looks like its the harness, AC problem is fixed. It was the reciver. It's so small, That for the size of the charge, that any extra oil or moisture will reduce the charge capactiy, As soon as I change the harness out I will post a fix. The customer has... Trouble codes: P0300 (ramdom misfire), P0304 (misfire), P0305 (misfire), P0306 (misfire).
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1986 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Rear shocks VIN: SCAZN42AXG
First I'd like to thank those that respoded. The consenses is that there is not an aftermarket repair manual for these cars. The repair manuals can be purchased from the dealers. They are sold in individule volumes (engine vol. --wiring vol. etc.) A special th...
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2000 Other European 4WD 4.6L 3-4 shift VIN: FALLPAMD3X
Thank you to Jerry, John and Kenneth for their reply. This must be a very rare problem as nobody seems to have a solution. The transmission rebuilder spent a few hours at the dealer and they came up with nothing as well. It seems they hit a brick wall and ther...
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