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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L SRS Fault VIN: SAJDA24C6Y
Hi, This Jag has the SRS light on upon start up. It stays on for about 30 minutes and then turns itself off. I can't figure out how to get codes or determine why it will turn itself off. Has anyone seen this before? Thanks, Clint.
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Starting VIN: SAJAG52NX3
Hi Gents, I have this jaguar that came in on a tow truck. The owner and roadside assistance could not start the car. The car would run for two seconds and shut off. I then hoped into the car and the car did the same thing. I then pressed the remote control to ...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBBA45AXD
I appreciate any help you can offer on this car. Customer had his car washed, and then it started to run terribly with a single cylinder miss and poor performance. The car wash detail seems to be unrelated. When he brought the car in, cylinder 7 was dead. Afte...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.3L No Start
does anyone know of agood way to test the ignition module on this saab. Mitchell does not give a good test for this. I do not have the saab tester to fire the coils. I do not know what kind of signal i should get from the pcm on which wires. I do get batt. and...
1989 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, electrical sys malfu VIN: YV1AX8842K
Car belongs to a friend who recently purchased it from a car lot on a "cash only clearance" deal, which means heap that we cant get rid of otherwise... had car about 3 months with no problem and then complained of battery dead/jump start needed even after driv... Trouble codes: 143 (knock sensor/circuit fault)

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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L ignition tumbler VIN: WDBBA45AXD
Thank you for all your help. It was interesting to see how varied the responses were coming from some of the most respected members of Iatn. It seems that the tumbler is the most common problem, but enough people have been bitten by only replacing the tumbler,...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA29M1X
Thanks for all the help i have nto had a chance to get this car back in the shop but when i do i will try to let you know how i made out Trouble codes: P0300 (16684 misfire recognised), P0303 (16687 cyl 3 misfire detected), P0304 (16688 cyl 4 misfire detected), P0302 (16686 cyl 2 misfire detected), P1300 (17708 misfire recognised reason fuel shortage error occure intermintent).
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