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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L aux cooling fan VIN: 4USC8321SL
We have a 318i that does not have the aux cooling fan coming on for ac condensor. Checking for power to the relay we cannot find fuse 48. Alldata's wiring diagram and locator show it to be on the relay panel under the drivers side of the dash. There is a place...
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1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Ride Height Control VIN: SALHC1347P
Customer complains that the vehicle doesn't raise/lower properly. Checked it over and it seems as though the RR corner will come down, the other 3 stay at full height. Visually inspected all height sensors, seem fine, all intact mechanically and electrically. ...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L no forward VIN: WDBAB33C2F
this car runing good,suddenly lost forward gear,and reverse work well,any help would be appreciated thanks,gus
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L 140.832.6615 VIN: WDBGA43E6S
Dear MB guru's sorry to bather you guys for a part #, but our MB dealer and MB of Canada can not locate a part. the VIN # again: [...] * s420 * 03/95 the part # of the part: [...] is plastic pipe 5 inches long with 2 3/4" inlets on either...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire VIN: WDBHA29G2X
Greetings to all I have this mercedes that has multiple cylinder misfire codes and an o2 sensor code.I pulled the sparkplugs to see what shape they are in and they do not look bad at all.In the past I have changed alot of mass air flow sensors on the m series ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302
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1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Blower Motors VIN: SCAZN02A7K
Hello to All from sweltering Texas, Don't have any info other than "no-data". I have tried to get to act up but no luck. Is there a problem with these, or any info would be greatly helpful!!! Is there a web sight I could find a wiring schematics for this? Tha...
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1986 Porsche 928 S 5.0L belt tensioner light comes on VIN: WPOJB0925G
timing belt tensioner light comes after engine runs for about 10 mins. belt is adjusted to specs.
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L Unknown VIN: VERT347HCH
Hello to all Saab guys, I have a dilemma here with a 1997 saab, It drives fine for a couple of miles- and then the tranny stops shifting- It does a check engine light on. the codes are P0722 and P0730. Do these things have tranny problems? Or a sensor issue? I...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H3T
car came in as no start.pulled codes has 341 cam sensor code. flow chart in mitchell says to replace cam sensor hence part of dist. installed dealer dist. same code and no start. the weird thing is it has strong spark,45 pounds of fuel, good compression,checke... Trouble codes: 341 (cam position sensor)
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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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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on, hard start hot VIN: WAUBG84D3V
Both problems are fixed. This car has no throttle valve control module, just an air bypass motor, no adaptation possible. as suggested by Erik from Minnesota, I watched the TPS sweep when moved on ross tech, one out of ten times it would drop out, replaced the... Trouble codes: 18020 (Incorrect ECM coding intermittent), 16505 (TPS implausible signal intermittent), 18264 (in trannyTPS from ECM).
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L odometer VIN: WAUDA24B7X
I was able to program the odometer with the information that everyone gave in thier replies. but after doing so I had 370K on the odometer.The best advice I can give on this is to let the dealer techs perform these sort of tasks.I suspect I performed the funct...
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2000 Audi A4 1.8L converter,pump
well you have to pull valve body out to get pump out. found a gear in texas and installed and all is well. thanks to all of those who replied although only about 4 replies.
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Evap Canister VIN: JHMAH7327G
thanks to Erik from Texas and Dave from Florida who responded to my post The Canister is located near the spare tire
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Hard start hot VIN: SAJHX174TC
I had a 96 Jaguar XJ6 that had much difficulty starting after a hot soak. The customer stated that she had taken the car to 3 shops who she says charged a lot of money, but the car still would not start after driving and shutting off for over 15 minutes. She t...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L sunroof VIN: SAJDA01NX1
Thanks goes to Dale who was the only one to reply on this, as I figured. Thanks for your reply Dale,I appreciate your effort. Dale said it sounds like the body control module might be freaking out but would need factory scanner to tell, which I do not have. Th...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBFA66E0M
Thankyou to the 2 people who replied, what the problem turned out to be was the compressor. I mentioned in my post the customer had paid to have a new compressor installed somewhere else, I accepted this information and went looking for other problems instead ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Can Communication VIN: 4JGAB54E91
The fix for this vehicle was actually the trip computer. The trip computer was bringing down the CAN Bus. This was diagnosed by unplugging the CAN Bus from the Engine control module, on this vehicle it was plug #4 pin #'s 1 & 11. a green and a white wire. The ...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: YS3ED48E21
Thanks to all that responded. The problem was actually a tear in one of the intercooler tubes, they are made of plastic and a tear in the seam was the culprit. Which makes perfect sense. I was getting higher than normal maf readings because it is a turboed car... Trouble codes: P1300 (manufacturer controlled ignition misfire).
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