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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L evaporator VIN: WBAGG8348Y
Just replaced A/C compressor, receiver drier and expansion valve on this vehicle. Recharged system with R134a 1.5 lbs. The temperature at the vents will not drop below 55 'F. Auxiliary fan operates as designed. Heater valve checked ok too. What am I missing to...
1986 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L fuel leak
Jag techs please help!!! I have a customer with a x-j6 who complans of intermitant fuel leak on passenger side. He called me yesterday and said it was doing it. When I got to the car there is a line coming out of the right front fender leaking fuel so fast its...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Hard start in mornin VIN: WDBBA48D9H
Hello Mercedes Technicians! I am not at all famaliar with the fuel delievery system on these cars. This is a very good customer of ours, so I am trying to fix this problem for them because of their loyalty and trust. A little background first, customer stated ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBEA34E2S
I rcieved this car about a month ago & have been working on benz for 15 years.I came in w/ running rough especially when hot @ idle.I dont normally ask for help but this one is causing a no sleep situation.I have replaced the following EA trottle motor,MAs,ign...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJH65J3Y
Customer claims car cuts off when she comes to a stop ,sometimes.Same code keeps coming back,MAF(hot film)b2/5.I did all related test all the way down to wiring or replace relay module , wiring tests passed so I replaced MAF first then tried relay module .plea...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L 1-2 Shift VIN: WDBHA29G3X
Car had intermittend hard downshift just before comming to a stop, and hard shift mostly the first few stops and starts after being parked. Dealer replaced map sensor at 33 000 miles with some improvement. Same problem at 45 000 miles and same dealer determine...
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA29991
Porsche colleagues: This 996 exhibits fault P1118 for the heated portion of oxygen sensor 2 bank 2. We have cleared this code and it recurs. We have tested for induction leaks and found none. Testing the sensor as per Alldata, (which I hope is a repeat of the ... Trouble codes: P1118 (dtc 4 oxygen sensor heater 2 after twc)
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C2Y
This is just one particular car but we have about 4 of these Beetles that are setting these codes on a regular basis. Some cars will have both codes stored. Others one code or the other. We have tried oxygen sensors, checked fuel pressure, checked regulators, ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Long term fuel trim bank 1 too rich), P1128 (Long term fuel trim bank 1 too lean)
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSF29M4Y
Hello Everybody, i've got a 2000 jetta TDI with the ALH engine. car came in as no start, cranks ok. no codes in computer. found clear fuel line between filter and injector pump was dry. verified fuel filter not clogged. i inserted a "test" fuel system fed righ...
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Hesitation VIN: YV1KS960XT
veh has a severe hesitation during warm-up almost to the point of being undriveable. Starts well cold and runs well for the first 60-90 seconds then will not accelerate. I have checked for intake leaks, none found. there are no codes present and all scan data ...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS55AOX
We replaced front O2 sensor heating element open circuit- verified with ohmmeter. 1/2 mile later, the rear sensor code came up. Customer drove car for several days, now we have the additional 2 codes of ecm communication and throttle module. Does having a defe... Trouble codes: ECM22, ECM90, ECM90
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Cluster Illumination VIN: YV1VS29581
When using the turn signals on the car the instrument ilumination lights flicker in unison with the T/S indicator in the car. Anyone have a been there or suggestions? also the lights in the OBC display contol knob in the console also flicker, I am suspisious t...

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1990 Audi 100 2.3L turn signels VIN: WAUBC5441L
Hello to all: I am going to close this post as the customer does not have the funds to repair this vehicle at this time, when he heard what the price of parts for this car were he backed out of repairing it. I received nine replys to my plea for help. A [...]...
1993 BMW 740iL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 0WBAGD8328
Thanks everyone for the help. After testing the charging system and getting communication, the MAF sensor would cut out, and cause the trans program and trans code 151 to appear. After replacing the Maf, the car has not acted up once. THE lab scope revealed a ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L fuel tank VIN: 4JGAB54E42
I wanted to thank hugh for his instructions this is what it takes to get the tank out... This repair looks worse than it really is. You _can_ do this in the alloted time but if you've never done one my guess is it will take you most of the day. Remove the sp...
1989 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L Timing Belt VIN: WP0JB0926K
Well, another problem that was the direct result of a defective part. I received 10 replies and about 1/2 the replies thought as we did the water pump could be the culprit here. Most of you thought the idea of a rebuilt water pump was a bad idea. I obtained ne...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B7X
hey all you guys thanks for all the help i had worked on a few vw prior to this one but not for this problem. hey i was the ignition module on the passanger side on top of the strut i purchased on from a local parts store that i also work at i replaced it and ... Trouble codes: P0303 (cyl misfire detected 3).
1989 Volvo 760 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YV1GA8752K
Most of the replies were right on, I replaced the power stage near the battery and the car runs beautifully and doesn't quit. The customer will be most very pleased as he needed the car for this weekend.Thanks to all! harold atkinson, jr.
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