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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L hunting 3rd-4 shift VIN: WABASH34A1
Car has an intermittant hunting in 3rd gear up to 4th when cruising at partial throttle. also have found intermittantly delayed downshiftsto no downshifts and sometimes delayed upshifts. Scanned with snap-on scanner and bmw software and found no codes in engin...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L first shift and reverse VIN: WDBCA39D0G
Tear down to check the trans, every thing is ok. Found the Torqe converter is bad when they attached the engine, and replace the used once. Car shift fine, but just have the problem like I mention up here at 800 RPM and up. Any expert on this trans, please giv...
1985 Other European Mondial QV 3.0L Booster VIN: ZFFRE14D00
I've had the brake booster overhauled and it now works well. However there is more pedal free travel than before and I'd like to adust the push rod on the booster. Does anyone have the specs, it is usually stated as the distance between the end of the spherica...
1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L unknown VIN: YV1LS56D0X
Hello Volvo techs: We have bled the brakes twice on this car, but air continues to work its way into the rear calipers about every two weeks, starting just recently. We thought that problem was just an early 850 model issue. Has anyone else experienced this, a...

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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Shifting VIN: WDB1631541
Hi everybody, thanks for all who helped me on this matter, i know that if i replaced the valve body the transmission will shift normaly because this is waht i did for a S420 97 model two weeks ago but the customer decided to buy a second hand good one, we fixe...
1983 Volvo 245 DL 2.1L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1AX4751D
We adjusted the CIs unit, and flushed the injectors. The car runs much better, but the customer declined further diagnostics. I would suspect the warmup regulator, or cold start valve.
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1LS551XP
Thanks for the reply. After making sure that b5 at all 3 computers were ok, we finaly got them all to spit out codes. all normal (1-1-1). then egr started to operate. retested cat. converter & o2 sensor. recommended to customer to replace both 'cause cat. 520 ...
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on
Good Morning All, Time is running out on this help request and it is with much regret that I must close this post with the car not repaired. However all is not lost as I have learned much about testing this Volvo system with generic information. Before I lis... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel adaptation).
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