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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Transmission VIN: SALTW16423
Have no much experience in land rover, but I know some Range Rover have a fuse that is designated for towing purposes only, and I have already looked in this veh but I couldnt find it,so I would like to know if this model has it or not and where is exactly loc...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L stop lights VIN: WDBEA30E5S
Hi guys. This car has no stop lights, fuses and switch are good, I can't yet find the signal from the switch to the Exterior Lamp Monitoring Module.I have not been able to find the right wiring diagram for the stop light circuit, (Tried Alldata only). Can some...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L brake booster VIN: WDBLK65G9X
car came in with esp/bas light on pulled codes and found c1201 bas release switch open/short circuit looked in alldata and found that the switch is bilt in to the booster and so i replaced it light came back on the next day same code can some one help me
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L engine VIN: WPOAA2999X
Hello All, This is a post for a good friend. They have a 99 996 coupe 3.4 water cooled non-turbo car. It appears that the cylinders are filling with oil. The back of the car is soaked with oil coming from the exhaust. He says there are no external oil leaks. ...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L long crank VIN: WVWPD63B7X
This Volkswagon Passat is experiencing an intermittent long crank cold problem. 9 times out of 10, the vehicle will start and run fine. But on the that 10th time, it will have a very long crank, and once it starts, it will chug for about a minute, then it will...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L booster VIN: 3VWSD69M81
this car has a very hard pedal as soon as you start the engine the it goes away. has anybody seen anything similar to this??? please i need help. if it was the booster wouldn't you think it'll do the problem all the time.. thank you for your response my job de...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRP29M41
vehicle came in for a MIL on. We don't normally do diagnostics on euro cars, but we worked on this one. Code 380, glow plug circuit. I obtained info from iATN on this, and after testing, replaced the glow plug harness. Now the vehicle will not run. It will s...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21C81
Hello techs, I have a new beetle with the following codes- 16610 po226 throttle/pedal position sensor/switch 'c' circuit range/performance. 18560 p2128 throttle/pedal position sensor/switch 'e' circuit high input. 18565 p2133 throttle/pedal position sensor/swi...

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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L bad smell from vents VIN: WBADD6329W
Thanks for the replies guys. Special thanks to Brian from Maryland and Bill from California. The problem was, because the cabin filters were clogged, air was being forced from the improperly installed filter housings. You guys hit it on the nose. Now the smell...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F2W
thanks everyone. i decided to replace both the purge valve and the vent valve. the purge valve because it leaked a little vacuum at first, even though it quit leaking after i tested it a few times. the vent valve i wasn't sure about the safety valve in it unti... Trouble codes: P0455, P0133.
1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFB81H3W
Another fix thanks to iATN. Yuval nailed this one. The ecm was out of an automatic and it had to be recoded.Another thanks go out to Andy at Ross-Tech for updateing my Vag-Com and helping me thru the process.Yuval was a great help in pointing me in the right d... Trouble codes: P1613 (18021 mil call up short or open).
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGA21JXY
I believe that the recently installed new MAF sensor (purchased from VW dealer)is faulty. Freeze frame indicated 1.5 gps, live readings indicated a range of 2.4 - 2.6 at idle, which as several responses indicate should be 3-4 gps. We installed another new MAF ... Trouble codes: P0171.
1993 Volvo 940 2.3L drivers power seat VIN: YV1JS8835P
Removed the seat cables from either side of the to/fro motor...ran the seat tracks back with a drill motor...reinstalled cables and ran it to either extreme (toward the ends of each, it creeps...multiple clicks of the switch get it clocked). All working fine n...
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