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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L Electronic VIN: WBAGD8326R
i have 1994 BMW 740il while driving vehicle on dislay it show trans program it have code 16 i did check all wires and solenoid MV1 MV2 ... with ohm metter it seem to be ok i using all data and mitchell wiring diagrams they make me confused about pin disignatio...
1997 BMW 328is 2.8L Power windows, and sun roof VIN: WBABG2322V
Power sun roof and windows stopped working and the radio display reads phone. Found fuse #33 blown, replaced fuse but still sun roof and windows don't work. Could not find the cause of no window operation and the fuse did not blow again. Does anyone have any t...
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L electrical VIN: WBABJ7332X
The vehicle came in with the top in-operative. The control is a simple up and down function, with a small light that flashes when the tops in between fully closed or open. Using the manual lock tool i closed the top fully and the light is still flashing. I ass...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L fuses 1 - 15 VIN: WBAAM5335X
fuses 1 -15 in fuse holder have no power. need power distribution info. there is a purple wire behind these fuses that supply power. there is no power on that wire. thanks in advance for any useful info.
1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 sl 2.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 113.044-12
sorry for being so vague. i have a 1971 280SL here and i don't have service info for it. i'm not completely sure what the engine size is on a 113 i just don't get stuff this old ever, i can only guess that it is a 2.8l. so it of course has mechanical injection...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L engine over heat VIN: WDBDA29D2M
after engine got hot the engine will shutoff, and after it shutoff, I can start it up again right the way, but it's only can run less then a minute and shutoff.
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L Sun Roof VIN: WDBEA26D1N
Replaced sunroof seal OEM. After installing seal can not get sunroof to pop up without help. Finally got sunroof headliner to slide enough to loosen 8mm nuts so as to bring sunroof more forward. No help same condition. Any thoughts, ideas or other would be gre...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L MIL Lamp on, ASR LIGHT ON VIN: WDBFA76E5R
vechicle been at dealer, was told required ea/isc/ cruise module, install new module, vechicle still only accelerate on right are 06 and 38. sho key & alldata no help ,check out switch lock out for resistance, found ok any help would be greatly appr... Trouble codes: 06 (isc ea), 38 (isc ea)
2005 Mercedes-Benz S 350 3.5L Steering Wheel VIN: WDB2201676
The car came with a complaint of High frequency whistling noise while steering.And we observed that this noise is present only when A/C is on. and engine at idle speed.this is a high freqency whistling noise clearly audible inside the passenger comartment when...
1977 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L No Start
I am repairing a butchered 1977 MGB that had come in with wires all cut and spliced i am trying to hook up dist amplifier that is under the coil. all the wires are cut i need to know what color wires go to the coil. i have 2 wires coming out of the amplifier o...
2002 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW61N61
Intermittently the CEL comes on and a stored Po171 DTC. During Cruse the Long Term Trim goes up to 18 % right away and than back to 0 % during decel. Is this normal? I have only seen this on short term before. I removed the Maf and found a small amount of oil ... Trouble codes: P0171

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1998 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L Misfire VIN: WAUJC84A8W
I'd like to thank the loads of you that took the time to reply. I tried a known good maf with no change and ran injector cleaner {twice}. Finally we shipped it to the dealer and they put about $175 into and said it may need a fuel pump but they couldn't say fo... Trouble codes: 301 (misfire), 304 (305 -), 305 (306 -), 306.
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L airbag VIN: WBADN534XY
Sorry for the late post and thank you everyone for your responses. We replaced the main positive battery cable from the dealer and the code cleared right away. The thing that through us off was the fact that when we pushed the cable back together, everything e...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L TC-ABS-HDS-Brake lamps on VIN: SALTY16413
First let me apologize for not making it clear on the mileage and war.Miles are correct but this ended up totaled so the war was voided.A week later I made the three hour trip again because the service writer would not give me any test info or results.Being in...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Engine VIN: WDBHA24G3X
I received 9 replies to my request. Most suggested that I check the crank sensor. Verified crank sensor while watching scanner and cranking engine. Showed rpm even when engine would not start. Others suggested overvoltage relay, I believe this car does not hav...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21COY
Replaced plastic Decel valve, vacuum readings went back to normal. Code didn't return. Thanks for all your help! Trouble codes: P0411.
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L directionals VIN: YV1TS97D4X
Hey Guys, Sorry it took so long for my reply,but the volvo is now repaired.Thanks to every one who wrote in.The cumputer did seem to loose its memory regarding the inop directinals.Reflashing did not need to be done, a tech by the name of Jim [...] wrote in ...
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