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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L drive engagement VIN: WBAHE632XR
car seems to bind in forward gears, will move forward when accellarated. moves in reverse when placed in r or n. i saw a post about the check ball in valve body which pops thru plate and can cause this symptom.i could not find any information on location or pr...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L right rear tailight VIN: WBAGJ8328W
power at tailight bulb,whether key on or off
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2000 Fiat modena 5.0L Clutch VIN: ZFFYR51A9X
Felow techs i have replaced a clutch on a ferrari 360 modena f1 and i would like to know if any body out there knows how to re program the transmission ,this car has the padle shifts on the steering wheel and now the trans takes too much time between gears the...
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Stall, die then limp mode VIN: SAJHX17455
dies hard sets code p1775 and then goes into limp mode checked conections batt voltage grounds ect... Trouble codes: P1775
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1998 Jaguar vanden plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX6243W
Hello, fellow members I have a question concerning this jag that's giving me fits. It came in a week ago because of inop wipers which I diag. as a bcm problem. Well I waited a week for the bcm and when I installed it, no wipers and now the car won't crank. Eve...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L cooling fans VIN: SAJACO2LX1
VEHICLE CAME IN WITH MIL LIGHT ON AND TRANSMISSION FAULT FLAGGING ON DASH DISPLAY VEHICLE DRIVES FINE BUT CUSTOMER HAS NOTICED COOLING FANS OPERATING AFTER SHORT DRIVE AND EXTENDED OPERATION AFTER IGNITION IS SWITCHED OFF CODE READ VEHICLE NOTEING 1 FAULT LOGG...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L steering VIN: SALJY1249V
Hi everyone, First of all I want to say thank you in advance for any help you can give on this one. I am pulling my hair out. This vehicle came back (again) with a complaint of a hard left hand pull under heavy accel. & a hard right hand pull on decel. ( it ha...
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1989 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WV2ZB0253K
This van came in chugging. I found a bad connection at O2 sensor and repaired. Idle is high untill I disconnect the iac and plug it back in,then idles ok. Thats one problem. The other one is the chugging. After fixing the O2 connector ,drove it and it was fine...
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1992 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRA21G7N
hello techs ,now i have spark for a little bit after the car runs for couple seconds stall and try to crank back up but i don't have spark,i switch computer ,coil,distribuitor from other jetta ,i check for computer relay but the don't have one.also i switch re...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWMA63BXW
we have an intermittent no start on a cold engine. engine cranks fine. car floods very easily. all you have to do is back car out of garage and leave sit for 1-3-5-hours doesn't matter it won't start back up. if you drive car and get it warmed up there is no p...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Low Power VIN: 3VWRF81H9W
This TDI has low power output. Can hear the Turbo spool up and some power from it but it's not up to speed. With Vag-com can test actuators and EGR Solenoid is working properly. New EGR valve now holds vacuum. Timing belt alignment was rechecked again... ... Trouble codes: 0560 (EGR System Control Difference Intermittent)
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1990 Volvo 240 2.3L Instrument panel VIN: YV1AA8852L
Help Volvo gurus!! This wagon came in because it "died while going down the road". Found battery dead. Charged and fired right up-runs good. Checked alt. output and found it not charging. Had alternator tested and it passed with flying colors. Upon restarting ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L cooling system VIN: WBADM633XX
Thanks for all your help We removed cylinder head and found two cracks between cylinder number three and five so we purchased a reconditioned cylinder head. We also found out that the customer did not give us accurate information because she actually drove the...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBCA25D2J
thanks for all the help. i received replies ranging from one each of: split throttle body air duct, bad tdc pickup, low cranking voltage, spark strength, low fuel pressure and failing overload protection relay. i had two each of coil failure and ezl failure. i...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C200 KOMPRES 2.0L poor performance VIN: 2030452R00
Fellow Techs, Not alot of replies to this though the ones that i did get were very helpful.Hugh from New Jersey hit it on the head the air valve at the rear of engine was rotted. we replaced it a week ago and have not heard any thing from client so far. Ma... Trouble codes: P2036 (secondary air injection.air flow is too [...]).
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58E1X
Thanks for all your replies and help. Almost all agreed crank sensor coil pack (DI cassette)I scoped the crank sensor until i was blue in the face, no problems. Put a DI cassette and still holding breath. If I ever fix this thing i will inform you of my funera... Trouble codes: P1390 (saab/ random misfire detected. catalyst damaging. fuel level low.).
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L speedometer VIN: 3VWSB81H0V
Thanks to all who replied. Most everyone said the problem was with the speedometer [instrument cluster]. Apparently the speedo generates the signal and the sensor in the trans. serves as a ground. VW has a problem with this. The customer opted for a used clust...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L 2nd gear VIN: 3VWRC29M3X
thanks for the help the problem was tcm and the no comunicaition was in fact the radio by unplugging the harness to the radio i was able to scan all systems there condeming tcm thank for all the help on this one
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L water pump belt VIN: WVWAA63B6X
Well as some of you stated the best way to change this belt is to simply walk it onto the pulleys. No need to tear anything down. Thanks for all the help!!
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B2Y
I have repaired the above vehicle by replacing the Vacuum lines. Many thanks to all who helped me in this repair.Nasser Trouble codes: 16825 (PO441 Evap System Incorrect Purge), 17544 (P1136 Long Term Fuel Trim Lean).
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