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1979 BMW 528i 2.8L evap/heater core case
I am ready to pull the evap/heater core case on this because the right control drive shaft-to-the control knob has broken. It's stuck tight in the case, but can't get my hands on any kind of service manual. Looks like the dash comes out first (yippie) but if a...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV334X1
Vehicle Came into shop with code 128 and Leaking water pump I replaced Water Pump and reset mil light after driving for 2 days light came back on I replaced Temp Sensor On Left side behind oil filter housing because that is one BMW Sent to me for coolant Senso... Trouble codes: 128 (Coolant Below Thermostat Regulating Temp)
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C7Y
HI, CODES P0171,PO174 BOTH BANKS LEAN,HAVE DONE SMOKE TEST NOTHING FOUND,HOWEVER WHEN USING PROPAIN UNDER FRONT OF LOWER INTAKE I GET RICH MIXTURE & SMOOTH IDLE, BEFORE TAKING INTAKE OFF, I SURE WOULD LIKE SOME IMPUT FROM ANY ONE WHO MIGHT HAVE BEEN INTO ONE O... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E4W
engine performs normally now(good strong acceleration, under differing throttle applications),dtc po100 set can anybody say if this now needs factory programming or should replace with factory mass air flow sensor. thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0100 (mass air flow sensor a)
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1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: WPOJB0925J
Hello, everybody!! I am crying!! This 928 towed in for stalling, running rough. I do NOT work Porsche usually but this customer is a special. I do NOT have a scan tool for this, so I can not get the DTC, if it has any. Anyway it runs very rough, surging, st...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L radiator VIN: 3VWCA21C3X
I have air trapped in this cooling system and can't seem to get all out. Car came in running hot. Found inop left fan motor. Replaced fan motor, thermo switch and replaced the coolant. Ran vehicle for 5 min and it over heated. Upper radiator hose was hot and l...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C2X
We have this beetle with a code 16501 (P0117) temp sensor. I have replaced the sensor but code will not clear. The coolant light flashes blue a right after the key is turned on and will not stop flashing. Thanks for any help you can be!!! Mickey Trouble codes: 16501 (engine temp sensor)
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1992 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: HDHFBUF48R
hey guys got this car and there is no spark coming from the coil put new coil and still no spark.There is power coming in on the negative blue wire with the ignition on and when cranking and power coming out of positive red and white wire am i missing somethin...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUJC68E75
Thanks to all who replied. Pulled Engine/Trans as a unit with the subframe, not difficult at all.
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6344Y
the car is fixed. as it turns out the new air mass meter was bad. the real kicker was even though it was bad it was slightly better than the orignal. the long term trim droped 10% points with the bad sensor (11.7%). with the good sensor installed the trim is n... Trouble codes: P1188, P1189.
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L compressor VIN: 5UXFX53562
The problem was that auxiliary fan was bad and sent a signal to the electronic computer and it stayed shut out. Installed a new aux. fan assmbly and reset the computer, then worked great.
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D61
it appears that this model is known for several problems-vacuum leaks, ignition coils & jumped cam timing. We checked the intake manifold vacuum & found it to be low. After smoking the intake we removed the right side valve cover & found the upper timing cha... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl. 4 misfire detected).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L ABC system VIN: WDBNG75JX1
thanks to all of you guys that responded, I bled the system, then took it out for a test drive, the light does not come on and the ride is much smoother thanks again. Ron [...]
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1991 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.3L failsafe VIN: WPOCB296-1
hey guys the car went away before we were able to attempt to diagnose properly all data way to read blink codes at eng lite made no sense to me we kept getting 25 couldent find fault code 25 discription maby we missed the blink count only 25 each try only no o...
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