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1988 BMW 325is 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBAAA13085
Car was towed in from another shop with no spark. Verified problem tested crank sensor (at front of engine) and found it to be faulty. After replaceing sensor car started. After 2-3 minutes car would surge, idle rough and eventually stop. Seemed like a fuel ...
1979 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L ign. switch VIN: XXX0152083
will the ign switch from a 78 spider fit(physically) in a 79 model? thanks
1990 Jaguar Vanden Plas Majestic 4.0L Accessories VIN: SAJMY1741L
Hello Jaguar Techs, Can anyone tell me how to program the REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY CONTROL. Customer bought a new Remote Control and nobody knows how to program it. I called the dealer and they told me, "The car is too old and we do not service or support it any...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBFA66E0M
We bought this car and we can't seem to get the A/C to work somebody had worked on it previously and changed the compressor and expansion valve there seems to be plenty of freon in the system we borrowed a control unit in the console and plugged it in no diffe...
1979 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L cyl.head VIN: GHN5UL4955
does anyone know where i can find a good used head? thanks.
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L coolant leak VIN: WVWBH63B71
car has an intermittant coolant leak,the obvious stain is behind the crankshaft pulley,i can assume it is leaking at the water pump,concerns are the access to it and do i need a new timing belt on demand says to remove the whole front of the car to replace the...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWDD61J11
This vehicle came to us running very poorly. #3 cylinder was not firing. After a brief diagnosis we determined that the coil was defective. All coil units were replaced and a complete maintaince was performed at this time. As for the code P1200 we did the outp... Trouble codes: P0300 (general misfire), P0303 (misfire 3), P1200 (turbo recir. valve 249 mechanical malfunction)
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L a/c will blow warm intermittantly VIN: WVWRH63B71
customer states a/c will blow warm intermittantly. does not matter on settings or fan speed. fan speed does not change but output air is considerably warmer. system will return to blowing cold. performed evac, weighed freon and recharged with 30 min vacuum. cl...
1997 Volvo 850 T-5 2.3L outside temp sensor VIN: YV1LS5720V
Car came in with complaint of intermittent cooling. A/c will work ok for 15-20 minutes, then quits cooling and customer shuts the system off: tries again in 10 to 15 minutes and it will be ok again. The time amounts vary but symptoms are the same. Refrigerant...
2000 Volvo V70 2.4L Starts and dies VIN: 1V1LW56D6Y
after installing new motor engine will start and stall imediatly. Found tps at 0 all the time can get the motor to run at 2500 rpm if throttle held wide open. checked all grounds and connections, vaccum lines and intake system, found no ovious problems. Any he...

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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L Configuration VIN: WDB1260321
Thanks to Bill [...] for their replies. Bill sent diagrams of this Emission system. Also Thanks to David in Texas and Pat Hartman who called us by phone to help. Unfortunately I didn't get back until the next day. The customer has been informe...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L prechambers,glowplugs VIN: CB25D26A25
Hello to all, and thank you to all ten techs that took the time to give thier opinion. We replaced all the broken parts;valves, pre-chambers, and glow plugs. Tested the glow plug system, all was ok. Started the engine and found that the control lever on the in...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCA21C3X
thanks for all the help the crank sensor fixed the problem
1999 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L vvt cam timing VIN: YV1LW53D1X
We were very carefull about marking the cams when we removed them, but putting them back in the correct position without the cam/crank locking tools can be a bit of a challenge. This is how we did it. (First a word of caution.USE EXTREME CARE IN ROTATING CAMS ...
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