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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLJ65G6I
When checking the fuel pressure, the gauge was not very stable. The needle was shaking about 1 PSI back and forth (that may be normal?). According to the codes there is a problem with the fuel mixture. The question is, is it the fuel or the air? Not detecting... Trouble codes: P2043 (missfiring P0300), P2046 (missfiring of cylinder 3 P0303), P2047 (missfiring of cylinder 6 P0306), P2085 (self-adaptation of mixture formation for left bank of cylinders at limit value at partial load P0173), P2016 (self-adaptation of mixture formation for right bank of cylinders at limit value at partial load P0170A)
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WVWAA63B5W
Hello VW repair techs I have an unusual problem with this 98 passat 1.8 turbo in that this engine will cut out under load with the turbo spooled up and the engine running at approx 3500rpm. The car will idle fine with no symtoms whatsoever until you try to acc...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L mil VIN: 3VWCF21C1X
ck engine light with fault code 16764/p0380 keeps returning. car started out in a different shop where they installed new relay and new glow plugs. relay is bosch, not oe vw. code will store on 9 out of 10 start ups if engine is not already 100% warm. we have ...

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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Cruise control VIN: WDBBA45A9E
Customer decided not to fix. Found a ground added to back of speedometer head by previous tech to make turn signals work properly, apparantly a short to power occured at some time burning up parts of the circuit board in the cluster. With out a good signal fro...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 230 2.3L Misfire VIN: WDB1240231
Hi Everybody, many helps that i have received is to check the silver relay located behind the battery, but i checked it and it is ok because this is a KE Jetronic injection system that means without the silver relay the car will no start, but it seems that som...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs/asr pump VIN: WDBJH65F0X
Fixed... Replies suggested bleeding the brakes/ checking the pump relay in the fuse box/ checking the can between the asr and bas. Well what we found was wiring shorted, there is a small harness that passes under the a/c hose just under the master cylinder, th...
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