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1987 BMW 325is 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WBAAA2308H
This car will inter.start surging, only slightly, while driving then no longer accept throttle inputs. If you dont catch it,it will stall. When this happens the temp gage bounces or goes up to high, but the engine is not getting hot. When all of this happens, ... Trouble codes: 10 (o2 control)
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Surge VIN: WBACB4326S
Hi techs i an working with this BMW THAT KEEPS IDLE SURGING (HUNTING) COLD ONLY EVEN STALLING IF YOU LET IT RUN FOR 5 MINUTEST IT IS GOOD AFTER THAT. IT STARTS FINE COLD IDLES GOOD FOR A FEW SECONDS THAN THE SURGING STARTS, I FEELS LIKE A BAD IDLE CONTROL VALV...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L quicjk shift, no kickdown VIN: WDBGA433E9
HEY BENZ GUYS, I NEED SOME HELP. I HAVE A 96 S320 THAT SHIFTS ALL GEARS AND LOCKUP BY 20MPH. IF I GIVE IT FULL TROTTLE IT WON'T KICK DOWN INTO A ANY LOWER GEARS OR HOLD A GEAR FOR ANY PERIOD OF TIME. AT A STOP IS THE ONLY TIME IT SEEMS TO DOWNSHIFT. IF I MANUA...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L control unit VIN: YV1TS97D4X
Hello I was wondering if the ABS controller requires a software download. Or is it just a plug in? The dealer closest says it needs a download but I read here on IATN that it is plug and play. The customer brought in because of problems with tranny and check e...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Forward engagement VIN: WAUJT68E62
Thanks to the three members that responded. (Dan, Jeff & Conrad) The customer has not returned with the vehicle. If he does, and there is anything significant to add I will post it. At this time there seems to be no remedies to problems this trans exhibits oth...
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L abs, traction control, aircon controls or function VIN: WBABS53412
Hello all, I am closing the post because it is a requirement for me to and I have no input for the vehicle. I do have some software for the e46 and others, fedex on the way, to fix the vehicle. Thanks anyway. p.s. I know of he connector you talk about but not ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Right Front Speed Sensor VIN: WDB2030611
Hi everybody, thanks for all the helps, i ordered a used wheel hub and fixed it on the car and everything was ok. Best Regards.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L rear interior lights, windows and switch illuminat VIN: 3VWSF29M4Y
I have to thank Brian from TX, Fred from OH, John from Ontario, and Howard from PA, they all nailed it. We wasted alot of time because just closing the door would jar the shorted contact that came apart in the dome lite, and make the short go away sometimes. W...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M11
we double check the quick connects at the turbo like a few of you told us to do and then we also found a rubber hose that looked deteriated. Let customer have the car 2 weeks ago and light has not come back on yet. So hopefully its fixed. Trouble codes: P1297 (Connection charger to throttle valve pressure droped), P1176 (Bank 1 Lambda correction downstream of catalyst controll limit attained), P0140 (No O2 activity bank 1 sensor 2).
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