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1994 BMW 840Ci 4.0L brakes, power steering VIN: WBAEF6329R
I don't work on that many of these types of vehicles so any help or information would be greatly appreciated. This vehicle when started will eventually display the red brake light along with the yellow check light and then the driver information center will sh...
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1988 Jaguar Vanden Plas 3.6L information display VIN: SAJKV1644J
Hi techs I have this jag here it has Eleco-Luminesent display panel. After 10 minutes of driving "fueling failure" message appears in information display. Check eng light does not come on. Car apperas to run normally. Error clears when key is turned off. Then ...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGX574XV
The vehicle that I have has the following condition: when vehicle is first started it will run fine. After about 1-2 minutes the engine will begin to misfire on about half of the cylinders and die. if you restart the car it will run for about 3 seconds and shu...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L 3-4 shift VIN: SAJDA01D5Y
hello jaguar techs,this vehicle has codes for the vvt timing solenoids and for trannsmission. the codes are a sfollows po113, iat temp circuit high, cleared and hasn't returned. p0795 pressure control solenoid c malfunction, p1385,p1388 this code on this syste...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALJY1246W
Customer brought in complaining that vehicle hesitates, runs hot & has a little noise. Ran combustion leak test on radiator to check for hd gasket leak, replaced head gaskets & resurfaced heads, also replace lifters while apart, replace valve seals, valves app...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L cruise VIN: WDBEA66E1R
Greetings all, I have this 94 124.066 car with cruise inop. The car has a diagnostic module. It is hfm-sfi.It does not have ASR. It came in with faults in the dm r20-vss missing, r6-isc faulty and r4 air injection faulty. In the hfm I have 72-vss missing and ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L ESP/BAS module VIN: WDBNG70J4Y
Hi MB pro's this should be easy, but info is not always easy to aquire. The info center coming up with ESP, and BAS warnings, visit workshop. When scanned with BAUM's I scan I have the following: ESP C1022 Fault in CAN comm. w/ME ESP C1140 steering angle se...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S320 3.2L Suspension VIN: WDB2201651
This 220 came in with complaint of display message"Entrance position do not drive".We closed all doors and saw interior light off.Started the engine and found the same message.Tested all system with SDS.Only OCP have a code of SR is not normal.Control the air ...
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1998 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DD38N2W
Hi All In IATN Land. My Saab story goes like this. Customer states intermitantly, long crank time cold. Always starts. Dropped off at my shop. Went to car the next morrning, and car would not start at all. Cranking RPM seens normal. put car in shop and tested ... Trouble codes: 1555 (Snap On Scanner Manufacturer Code)
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1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No start code 00513 VIN: WVWCE83A6S
Repaired some broken wires and some terminals - tried new speed sensor - no prior history except LOF
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L engine
i have a 98 jetta v6 with a valve train noise wondering if the valves are adjustable or not and what whould be my next step
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63BXE
Hi group, This vw was sent to me from another shop who had replaced the o2 sensor with a factory part to no avail, the original code was p0134 (o2 sensor inactive), replace 02 with factory part still code p0134,if I replace 02 with universal i get code p1196 (... Trouble codes: P0134, P1196
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L unkown VIN: 3VWCC21V3Y
Hello everyone. I have a real problem one here. The car came in with a klicking noise. That seemed to be the left cv axle. It makes a klicking noise when you are turning sharp. And will go away with throttle and come back.(when you give it gas the noise is the...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Heating VIN: WVWTH63B91
Hello all, the Passat has high milage came in with no heat. Back flushed heater core (2 times), has good flow and removed trim to inspect/test flap controls. Still have no heat, self test passes, only has vehicle speed sensor code immediatly return. (There are...
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1984 Volvo 245 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1AX8856E
I have a strange 1 here, came in for no start, found spark plugs fuel fouled, replaced starts and runs but is running rich, unplugged maf found 1 terminal broke off. order reman maf.Retest is better but when is 1st started runs rich pulse width wll go up to6or...
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1997 Volvo 850 T-5 2.3L engine oil VIN: YV1LW5726V
Customer has complained of higher oil usage after new turbocharger was installed. He also says he has some smoke out the tailpipe after inital start up in the morning. We have inspected the vehicle for signs of oil leaks. Oil cooler lines seep, but not signifi...
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56D6Y
help have this good customer came in with p0101 code and a 02 code cheked for air leaks none found smoked system none found checked fuel psi ok. replaced mass reset code test drove ran great!!! fixed 2 weeks go by its in again same codes replaced mass thought ... Trouble codes: P0101
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2555Y
Repeated ECM 25 ECM 60 and ECM 14 fault codes. Please see related repair history. Trouble codes: ECM25, ECM60, ECM14
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L heater VIN: WAUDH68DXY
fixed! the responses were very helpful. Turns out the heater core was clogged. Hard to believe that it would blow hot air, and a minute later nothing. We flushed the heater core first. It was completely clogged. The good thing is that a water hose fits perfect...
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1987 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNV584XH
Thank all who replied to this problem. It turns out the wiring at the rear of the engine was too close to the air pump air rail and melted as a result. The wire that was most important in the situation was the one wire coming from the ignition control unit in ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJDA01D4Y
I recieved alot of great info. Thanks to everyone! Most of the replies indicated the possibility of a coil problem. I pulled all of the coils and plugs and found #2 plug tube full of oil. Customer did not want to spend the money to replace the valve cover gask...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SALJY1248W
Thanks to everyone that help me to fix this car, has most of you said to get the right tool to setup the Tps. We have to see what is the stored value of the throttle voltage in the ecu. Then compare it to the actual voltage. If they are not the the same we nee...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Maintenance reminder light ?
Wow , what quick responses. Thanks to Duane [...], wrenchforhire.. Having the drivers door closed was the key, and thanks again to Dana for his very detailed procedure....
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJF65H1X
Thanks to you all, Yes the cat was pulged on the right bank we dropped it down and a lot of small chunks came out. I called Brinson in chicago to order the cat and they said we sell a lot of right side but no left side. I wonder way its allways the right. We g... Trouble codes: P0301 (miss firer 1), P0302 (miss2), P0303 (miss3).
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1LS572XT
The exhaust odor on this car was coming from a small leak at the valve cover--the oil was running over the exhaust manifold and smoldering--but not dripping off. It was picked up through the air intake under the cowl. Thanks to James from Ohio, whose wife's ca...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Rack And Pinion VIN: YV1TS94D2Y
I decided to buy the rack from an internet source. Thank you very much for any info and help you gave me. Thanks, Harold
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