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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 3.0L No Start VIN: ZAREA33A3M
i cannot find main relay or fuel pump relay.if i run power to fuel pump still no injector fire.any help with a wiring diagram would be appreciated. thanks jim [...]
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAW33481
the check engine light comes on coded for po128. we cleared light with service - checked coolant - level and condition ok. after about a week light came on. ran tests with modis - coolant temperature is normal. engine not overheating. heat works well. cannot f... Trouble codes: P0128
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPE1240T
vehicle now has fault codes po138&p1138- volt reading at o2s are 1.20volts and fixed,according to 2 differint scan tools, disconnected a couple injecters and volt reading stayed the same?? am thinking it is a control unit problem, but control unit is big$$$ . ... Trouble codes: P0138, P1138
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L wipers VIN: SALTY550G0
Hi guys,we have this 2000 landrover discovery series2 the intermittent wipers stop at the top of the windshield and wont move,they work good when in the slow and fast speeds but just sit there at the top of there travel when intermittent is turned on to any po...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Lack of power VIN: WDBGA57E8R
The car seems to be running on 6 cylinders. The car had been off the road for several years and we were told it was running fine when parked. The intake boot on the right side (for the left bank) was ripped and we replaced that. The cat on the right side is ru... Trouble codes: 224 (closed throttle position switch)
2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Misfire VIN: WDBDA12Z34
Subject vehicle have missfire on number 2 and 8, swap coils on these two cylinders, no change. found leaking fuel pressure regulator, replaced , no change, attempted mass airflow meter , no change, compression okay, fuel pressure okay, smoke test for vacuum le... Trouble codes: P0302, P0308
1988 Saab 900 SPG 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3AT35L7J
This car starts and runs just fine when the outside temp is 50 or better. This gives us a small window for testing. When the car will not start we have good spark but no fuel preasure and injection pulse. We have already substtuted a good ecu and a both main a...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: YS3DD58H8Y
Car has less than 40k on it. Came in with a head gasket leaking externally. We replaced the head gasket & resurfaced the cylinder head. Did not have to take much off of head, less than .003. Vehicle seemed to run fine when finished. Delivered vehicle on Friday...
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L No Start VIN: YS3ED59Z52
We just got this Saab in to check in the AM. Customer says it will crank over with the starter but will not fire up.I confirmed that much but do not have a Saab scanner or software.A generic scanner shows no codes but when it does act turn the key to ...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 9BWGT21J71
Looking at live data with vag-com nothing seems to be amiss electricaly, but I don't have a huge amount of experience with the internals of this 01M trans. Any help with a diagnostic procedure would be Greatly appreciated. Mike [...]
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L alignment VIN: WVWRH63B13
Haven't updated my alignment guide yet- I need alignment specs for front camber castor and toe, rear camber and toe. Also this vehicle has an inoperative rear trunk power outlet- fuses in instrument panel are good any suggestions? 2003 Volks Passat Thanks
2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS56D0Y
This one has us stumped. Car has presented with a MIL and Volvo Fault Code of ECM-4308, Large Evap Leak. Using the Volvo VADIS system we checked the evap system, ran a leak test, no leakage noted. Also carried out a smoke test to confirm system integrity, sam... Trouble codes: 4308 (Volvo ECM-4308 - Large Leak Evap System)
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L cooling fan VIN: YV15Z58D91
Car came in with a dead battery. Found that the electric cooling fan stays on all the time. I cannot find a decent wiring diagram on this so I assumed the fan comes on with high engine temp or high freon temp or pressure.The plug for the fan has power and grou...

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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L rt side footwell wet VIN: YS3EF48Z4X
Customer never returned, she made it sound like a big deal but I guess not, I blew out all of the drains when it was here and made sure that they were all properly connected, this one still remains a mystery.
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L low power VIN: 3VWCP21CX2
Unfortunatly customer declined further repairs, the general concensus was the a coked up intake was the most likely culprit Thanks to all that replied. Mike [...] Trouble codes: P0234.
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS55A9X
thanks robert and joe for your advice you guys hit it on the head, spoke with customer and asked if they could bring there other key and walla it starts and runs, they are very happy because they went to two other facilities and no one would touch it, know i n... Trouble codes: 1MM22, 1MM21.
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