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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E5Y
vehicle came in for a misfire. had all codes listed. erased and test drove #6 came back. the longer driven the more came back. now #6 will reset in the stall. I noticed that after it misfires for a few seconds, the injector shuts off. I tried it on another cyl... Trouble codes: P0306, P0305, P0304, P0300

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1994 Audi 90 S 2.8L spark and fuel VIN: WAUCJ88C91
sorry for taking so long to get back to you guy's but it took me so long to convince the tech's I was asked to help to take the covers off. So after they continued to replace more parts and still no spark or fuel, they said 'O.K. let's try'. I then took the co...
1996 Audi A6 2.8L radio VIN: WAUGA84A0T
thanks i guess i will take to the dealer to get unlock code i cant put a aftermarket radio in as this year has a much wider radio . the dealer says they have to hook it to their scan tool to get a code from the radio i could not access this with my scan tool (...
2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L engine VIN: WAURD68D61
Thanks guys for all your help. We ordered the 3366 tool for the camshafts, just to be safe. All replied it is the front and rear camshaft tensioner gasket and yes it was. We charged the customer 7.2 hours, which is book time for r+r camshafts and we did it i...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L strut rear VIN: WBAGJ8323V
Hi guys, not many replies on this post. Since there is no conversion kit and nobody is sure what happend if we plugg the p/s/ pump lines and also whats going on with the strut mounts, we told customer to just get it fixed with the PROPER parts. DONE, no head...
2000 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE9346Y
re-checked for vacuum leaks could not confirm. looked closer at MAF sensor PID. found gps a bit higher than i thought they should be. I have found that on most vehicles MAF grams per second to read half of RPM's. usually within 1 or 2 grams. anyway, checked at... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1342, P0316.
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L fuel pump VIN: J23K33OKPO
Well friends.I want to thank all four of you who offered help. The problem with the car was low gas...I got you!!! april's fools!! No just kidding. Is all I can do after cheking a car for two days and not fixing it.I have noticed that most of the help requests...
1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Cranks, but no start VIN: WDBGA33G0W
The ignition switch portion of the anti-theft system was bad. I sent it to the dealer for repair. Thanks to all who tried to help.
1993 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L pressure regulator VIN: WVWEE450XP
I had to turn the car loose before I had any responses but was confident with the adjustment bolt in the middle of the slot that there were no issues of the rear brakes locking up. One post suggested adjusting the valve until you were able to get front and rea...
1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L air injection pump VIN: WVWFE83A7S
thanks for the replies; did find out that vw offered two different engine applications for this vehicle; what we did to fix it was to leave the air injection system off line and plug the coolant nipple off where the air injection pump was plumbed into; custome...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 3VWSA81H8V
the problem was with the ac high pressure switch. thanks for all yuor help.
1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEE83AOV
Thanks to alll of you for your input, happenned that when the ombi valve was installed the vacuum hose was twisted, and not letting the vacuum to the valve. removed the valve and rerouted the line. thanks for all your help. Trouble codes: P0411.
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L long crank VIN: 3VWCF21C3X
Thanks to all, most of you were correct and factory REBUILD BOSCH starter fixed the problem. Beattle starts new great when warm. Uli
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