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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L transmission VIN: SAJGX5747V
i have torn transmission appart twice and have not found and problems internaly, metal, or burnt clutches. transmission is driving me mad if any one has come accross this problem, i would appreshiate the help
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L dsc light on VIN: AA01L01FM4
Hello ITAN member.this vehicle came in with dsc light on,pulled code c1286.road test ABS OK.Then change brake booster.and configuration but dsc light still on can't clear dtc. thanks for any info in advance. thanks for any and all help supplied.
2005 Mercedes-Benz VITO 115 CDI 2148CC Excessive Emissions, White Smoke VIN: 6397032301
Hi guys, I had a Mercedes Benz Vito (Crew Cab) owner came back twice for emmission problem (White smoke). We conducted short-test but no code were found. We check the injectors but nothing Unusual and surprisingly this a new vehicle. Could any of you gentleman...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Drivers heated seat VIN: WPOCA2985X
Hi Folks I was wondering if some Porsche guys out there could share any experiences with Boxster seat heater issues. Pass side works with red indicater light on till you press switch again and then it turns green. I assume this is normal operation. On drivers ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L speedo VIN: 3VWSC29M8X
Speedo not working. Customer said there was a speed sensor code so he replaced the speed transmitter on diff. Speed sensor code stll active. I replaced the 3 pin speed sensor under the trans mount and the 2 pin sensor by the torque converter. I tested the ins...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Extended cranking VIN: 3VWPD69MX1
This one came in as a stripped belt with all valves bent. Removed head and sent to machine shop for valve replacement etc. and reinstalled with new timing belt, hydraulic tensioner and roller. The problem is most of the time it takes a very long time to start ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0011 (undocumented), P0012 (undocumented)
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Module/Pump VIN: 3VWTG69M11
This Jetta keeps setting code, "01276: ABS hydraulic Pump V64 Electrical Problem Intermittent." The car would trip the code when 13mph was attained as the manual says it will with this malfunction. Passed electrical test and data block tests. ie. brake light s...
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L stumble, irreg. idle VIN: YV1LW5640W
Hello all, Having trouble resetting OBD II readiness - Car came in with no running complaints. Just wont pass smog because of monitors not set. Followed Volvo's "tech note 25-19" on reset OBD II.(we did everything exactly as bulletin states)No difference. But ...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Misfire VIN: YV1TS909D6
i checked over to see which cylinders were misfiring and found that 1,3, and 4th cylinders were misfiring. i checked for injectors milseconds and it was ok. no faulty injectors. check coils for fire, there was no fire on 1,3,and 4. swich coils around where goo... Trouble codes: P0340

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1993 Audi 100 2.8L cruise control VIN: WAUAJ84A7P
We received just a few replies on this problem, one giving some hints on checking the speed sensor with a graphing meter. Another told of a possible bad solder joint on the printed circuit behind the instrument panel--to no avail in our case. At this point the...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBLK65G82
car has not returned yet, many told me to hook up a scanner and read codes, i will when it returns. i did get some info on possible bad evap temp sensor. this can be found in the heater/a/c box. near d/s footwell near the gas pedal.this can keep the compressor...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L camshaft cover VIN: WPOCA2982X
Hello group! I recieved three responses to my request. All mentioned tools for holding The cams suring R&R and if the engine needed to be turned with the cam sovers removed- Damage or timing problems could result without the tools! The resealing proceded wit...
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3VWRA81H8R
Complete de=carb of intake system and replace MAF. Remove oil 'sponge' from IAC hose to intake manifold and re =set dist. All that did the trick. Vince Thanks to one and all!!
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, No power VIN: 3VWWB81H2T
First i want to thank all those who took the time to respond, after i sprayed the coil and wires with water and soap and saw arcing and lost spark i replaced Coil, cap, rotor, wires, and plugs, still had the same problem, finally i tried running the car on a m...
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