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1975 BMW 2002 2.0L headlamps
Anyone know where to get/have a wiring diagram for this vehicle?? Thanks!
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHN1242W
This question is aimed at the Jag. techs. Is there a known fix for this problem yet? No codes are showing up. Fuel pressure is within range. And as you can see this is a very intermittant but anoying problem. Any help is apreciated.
1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: WDBAB23A4B
A lack of diesel experience and special equipment will make this a tough one for me.I'm hoping you long time benz guys have an idea where to direct me.This car iis a little hard to start had to cycle glow plugs a couple times. Once started it smokes a bit unti...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L door locks VIN: WDBFA66E3L
the single button remote will not operate the locks. Used proper procedure to code remote to car with no luck. light on trunk or door does not light but light on remote flashes when held for programing. any thoughts would be helpful
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA33E4S
Gents, I'm looking for used or new idle control unit part number [...] took apart looks like water got the best of it beyond repair. Dealer wants $1100.00 Please advised if any of guys have 1 available for less. Thanks
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E31
I checked some other posts and bleed the air from the fuel rail. Road tested the car and monitored PIDS, the fuel trim readings seemed to be coming down, they started at 30.1 & 28.7, after a short road test they came down to around 22 on both sides. I have ver... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim limits reached bank 1), P0173 (fuel trim limits reached bank 2)
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L esp light VIN: MEGHM23551
here is the trouble car that i couldn"t sleep for serveral days,please help since i have not work on this kind of system before---2002 mercedes benz c240 code"c1142"--b24/2(lateral acceleration sensor esp);electrical malfunction--this is the description fault ...
1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L dash lights VIN: YS3DM55V6R
dear group please help me with this one.the dash light comes one 2 seconds and then is of .i read a post on wires frade behind the radio . i check this wire harness very carfuly and no finds . are there other nown weak spots.thanks for reading my request . mar...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 3VWRA81H7T
Hello again all, issues, issues. This jetta will stall as soon as it is put in gear on cold start. We thought we had it licked. Initial inspection yielded an oil soaked maf, an oil stream coming down the intake tube, and a crankase vent that came apart interna...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L leak of power VIN: WVWXA23B1Y
After change the turbocharger, this car has a leak of power under load, and there is a noise like a leak of pressure air when cross between 2500 and 3000 rpm under load, i've checked it and it's the wastegate valve when opens. Car isn't able to get all its pow...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Missfire #2 & 3 VIN: WVWAC63B11
The car is dumping gas in excess and cause the Car to burn lean to the point the Cat gets the sulfer smell; Driving the Car is almost impossible due to boging down under Acceleration.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD69MB1
This came in as a basket case head in trunk bent valves broken timing belt. It reassembled perfectly had no missing parts at all from shop that took it apart. It cranks excessively 20-40 seconds 5 -6 second tries at a time. It starts fourth to sixth try maybe ... Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft position sensor out of range)
2001 Volvo S60 2.4L passenger airbag VIN: YV1RS58DO1
Hi. I repaired this vehicle and this morning had new software installed in a new control unit. All codes cleared exept a srs-002c passsenger airbag, stage 2 resistance too . Im not really sure what to do next. Bag appears to be plugged in. Im going to check th...

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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L all the red light on the dash comes on. and the ga VIN: WBABF4326S
I want to thank everyone who replied to my help. My special thanks to Fred from Pennsylvania, and Sean from Florida; you were right on the money. It was the cluster. One correction on the statement I made earlier. After I experienced the problem many times, I ...
2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L air bag VIN: 4USCH93484
Thanks for all the help, the seat recognition pad is in the passenger seat. I cleared the codes and test drove the car and the light didn't come back on, We did give the customer repair prices, and he opted to wait and see if the light came back on. So far so ...
1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Elect. fan VIN: SAJGN2245W
Thanks to those who replied. Problem was the t/stat! funny thing is the temp.guage did not show hot. I found that the local dealer (small market dlr.) hold a few in stock ... tells me there is a good demand for these stats. Any way that's that one done! Thanks...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEL 5.0L Timing Chain
As usuall, IATN members come through in a pinch and prove to be an invaluable asset. The notched cam washers and crank pointer were right where everyone pointed out. I'd like to take the time to thank everyone for their help and advice just like they took the ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Lighting VIN: WDBNG70J0Y
had to take car to dealer and switch the km to miles with a laptop. customer took car to the dealer.
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L cooling system VIN: WP0CA2986X
Thanks for the help guy's, 75% of responses said to use a vacuum lift filling machine, the others said to lift the rear end up, fill it up, let it idle to operating temp with the cap off, then rev it up and down for a few minutes. Then let it cool down and top...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VW5C29M4X
replaced maf sensor. reset idle and cleared codes. a whole new vw. thanks alot to all who responded.!!! Trouble codes: P0422, P1128 (po300-), P0300, 301 (302 -), 302 (303 -), 303 (testing and results).
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M1X
Finally received the correct parts to fix this VW. What most of us would call the camshaft sensor on rear of engine just above the trans bell housing is referred to as a hall sensor by VW. With a little prodding, the VW parts guy helped me put together a conne... Trouble codes: P0342 (Camshaft position sensor circuit low input).
1980 Volvo 242 DL 2.1L Hesitation, Stall
Ok, I have a new condenser that I am going to install and I am prepared to dig into the SU carb. Once I get my hands on this vehicle again, I can provide a fix, or a no-fix. Thanks all for the direction. As most of you said, sounds like a carb problem. Cheers!
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