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1994 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: YS3CM68B6R
Well, let's see who reads these things on Sunday morning ! This car arrived with gross idle problems, surging and stalling (1800 - zero RPM), sometimes staying at 900 - 1000 RPM but never sounding stable. The IAC valve clicks like a castanet at key on before s...
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1994 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWEF4507R
CAR CAME IN CUSTOMER CONCERN THE CAR DIES OUT WHILE DRIVING IN THE HYWAY AT 60mph THE CAR SUDDENLY LOSE POWER & DIES OUT, PULL OVER TO THE SIDE & START THE CAR, THE CAR STARTS & DRIVES FINE & THEN THE SAME THING AGAIN, HE MENTOINED THAT WHEN HE GOES OVER THE B...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBADM6349Y
Thanks _very much_ to all for the responses. The intake sensor is in the car, and a lenghty road test produced no further code. Good input on the location and possible glitches in the exhaust sensor also. Long live i-atn! :) Kelly Trouble codes: P0340.
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1997 Land Rover Defender 90 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALDV3243V
The airflow meter i had replaced was defective,so i was originally on the right track. i replaced it once again, reset adaptions and the problem was fixed.thanks for your help. ken Trouble codes: P1179.
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1996 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3VWAK01H88
Thanks to all who replied. Our customer came back in and gave us some more info on this car (isn't that the way it's supposed to work?). It seems that this car was not running correctly for a very long time. Only in the last few days did it run bad enough that...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L shift lever area VIN: WVWNA63B2X
Hello VW Techs As per the 3 messages received all suggested to check motor mounts and transaxle mount , which tend to collapse and could rub on front cross member and after replacing right motor mount , we did not experienced any more noises. Thanks to the mem...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAC63B31
The Vw passat in question was cured w/ replacement of the charcoal canister, small pieces of the charcoal where getting into the purge control valve intermittently and upon initial diagnosis did not show up due to the fact there was no evidence left in the pur... Trouble codes: 0441 (evap regulator control valve problem).
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L engine breat VIN: YV1LZ5649W
Hello All, Unfortunately owner does not want to repair and is trading it in on a new Toyota. Mike from minnesota suggested that I check the turbo for oil in the turbine.There was none but the intake hose inside was oily. Two replies said to check the eng...
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