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1995 BMW M3 3.0L all gauges VIN: WBSBF9321S
If you were to drive this car for about 15 minutes you may noitice that all the gauges in the dash would drop out a couple of times. Sometime for just a moment, and sometimes for the whole drive time. I had noticed that you get a chime just as the gauges drop ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L exterior lighting VIN: WBADP6332X
Does any one have a schematic of the exterior lighting for this car? blinkers and brake lights to be exact. I would also like to know the location of the turn signal,flasher controller thanks for any help Mark
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA01D71
Hi Group- this car cranks, sounds washed out- tries to fire occasionally. I can hear injectors clicking and smell fuel. I suspect a bad crank sensor and need some info- my Vantage gives no specs on my waveform- I have .52 VAC at crank sensor on cranking, and a...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN47J82
I am having difficulty repairing a p0171 reoccuring code and have limited info available to me. I have verified no air leaks,replaced maf sensor & air filter, not sure about fuel pressure specs, can someone please guide me on fuel pressure & regulator operatio... Trouble codes: P0171 (testing and results)
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Ignition/Fuel Injectors VIN: 3VWDD21C8X
Next day customer call and car would turn over but not start for him after work. We towed car in and the story begins. The car had no flash to the injectors. Ohmed crank position sensor and it was out of range. Replaced sensor and gained flash at injectors but...
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1992 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KS9508N
hello-vehicle towed in-no start-turns over fine-has no spark at all coil packs-it does have injector pulse-cam sensor produces strong signal-lost from there-can someone help please-thanx brian.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
We have concluded that this vehicle will have to go to the dealer for repairs or a euro qualified shop. Thanks for all the quick responses. Trouble codes: P1543 (throttle actuator valve signal low).
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C62
Thank you for all your help. The consensus was that the instrument cluster was bad, and that it would have to be sent to the dealer (120 miles) to have the keys recoded. Thanks to Fred [...] for clarifying how the data flows first into the cluster and then t... Trouble codes: P1650, P1649, P1636, P1570.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L power windows VIN: 3VWSP29M73
Thanks for all the tips & info. The customer has not been back yet - travelling salesman. Most responses said to check the driver's door latch and/or control module (part of power window motor assembly). To check the driver's door latch, use the Vag-Com, addre...
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