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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE6326V
This car was towed in to our shop with blown head gaskets , it seems the owner had the thermostat housing break on him and didn't stop the car in time . He replaced the housing and started the car and had overheating and water coming out of the tailpipes. We r...
1982 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Heater VIN: SAJAV1319C
Hi group, we have this Jaguar XJ-6 series III with heat & A/C servo problem. The servo doesn't moove. I tryed new amplifier no difference,the two in line fuses are OK, tested the temp. wheel, reads "0" to 9K homs,it looks OK. EVerything works on selector contr...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L power steering pump VIN: 4JGAB72E4X
Good afternoon fellow techs, I have inherited a new facility that performs a large amount of European repairs. I am inspecting a recheck for the prior owner on this Benz and canít find any help. Originally came in for steering noise when turning, hot or cold m...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Shifter VIN: WDBNG70J9Y
on the old shifter module, found soda pop inside. was like maple surup. installed new module. this component is complete with all mechanical pieces. like shift handle, release for key lock cable and attachment for transmission. also has trans range switch, int...
1965 Porsche 356 1400CC wipers
this vehicle came in with wipers inop, found one arm was binding and loaded up motor. also, the switch itself was falling apart. had difficulty finding a motor and switch, so we sent the motor out. found a local porsche supplier had a good used switch.it was a...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L cruise control VIN: 3VWRF01H5S
customers states that cruise control will operate for few seconds then shut down or will not operate at all,tried another instrument cluster,module,vacuum pump,tested both the clutch and brake switches.all fuses are ok dont know what else to check on this car
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C9Y
Help! vehicle has been back several times for a trouble code relating to long term fuel trim lean condition. pcm is adding fuel at 25% fuel pump has been replaced pressure regulator also. we performed a motorvac. replace o-2 sensor replaced the fuel filter als... Trouble codes: P1128
1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS56D2X
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help on this one. I have this S70 in with the check engine light on. It was in before for the following codes P0722(output shaft speed signal failure), P1550(unknown), P1618(unknown). We installed a speed sensor o...
2001 Volvo V70 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV15SW53D6
I am a new VADIS user and am using it on this car. This is a repeat code as you can see from history. This car has a Lean air/fuel sensor and high means lean. The replacement sensor was a Worldpac Bosch identical to the original. I have compared the graph of t... Trouble codes: ECM28

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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L 3rd gear only intermittant VIN: WBAGJ8327T
Ok. First, a summary of what I learned. One member suggested the transmission pass through connector could be wicking fluid up the harness to the transmission controller and causing problems. I checked this and while there was some evidence of oil around the c...
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWNA63B1E
Thaks to robert,fred ,alex,charlie and dewey for the fix.I did check with my local vw dealer and they didnt know of any updatate but they did have the valve for 125 bucks.I put another piece of hose on the tank side of hose and let it stick out the side of hoo... Trouble codes: P1136, P0441, P0304.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L engine VIN: 3VWSP29M41
hey thanks to all the members there was a lot of stuff there i wouldn't have thought of. i like the idea of checking the timing and the amp probe on the glow plug wire, but the coolant sensor was only 5 bucks so i decided to give it a try after putting a new b...
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