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1990 Audi 200 2.2L No Start, VIN: WAUHD5440L
Hello,I am looking for help on this old Audi 200 Quattro wagon.Thr problem is hard starting cold.I have checked and stabilised all of the basics,ign secondary,vacuum leaks,etc.Good fuel pressure.I am changing the injectors as they are draining down overnight,a...
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1985 BMW 735i 3.4L coil VIN: WBAF840369
customer brought this car in with an occasional no start problem we caught it not starting and observed that we had injector pulse and no spark checked and have power at the coil no pulse to fire it though cant find much info on this system any help pointing m...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L intake area VIN: WBAAM3338Y
hello everyone . i have this vehicle in for a noise . the noise sounds like a fog horn . when the vehicle is started cold the noise lasts for a couple of minutes . the noise goes away but can be heard when cracking the throttle . the noise is coming from d/sid...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L low beams VIN: WBADT63452
Car has had 3 setes of bulbs 1st replacement set was OEM the 2nd and 3rd set were PIAA bulbs.Car is back with both low beams inop.Voltages to the bulbs ok If anyone has similar problems I need help please.
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1995 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L rear wiper/dome lights VIN: SALHC1348S
The vehicle is new to us. Customer complaint is rear wiper is inop, and dome lights come on when engine is running. Rave shows the dome [...] controlled by switch on dash and Multi Funtion Unit(MFU). Rave shows the rear wipers controlled by a relay and the MFU...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA24G3Y
What is the resistance specs. Any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P1235 (Manufacturer controlled air and fuel), P0410 (Secondary air induction)
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2002 Other European cambia corci 4.0L blower fan speed VIN: ZAMBC38A02
Have a client with this Maserati Cambiocorcica Coupe. I wasn't sure which engine is in it but the system wouldn't let me past that point so I lied. His blower fan switch has a led behind the knob giving you a graphic view of the fan speed. This seems to be loc...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L airbag VIN: 3VWCT21C41
I am using VAG-COM softwear. Replaced air bag controller do to code for memory error that would not clear. Controller is a unit that you should not scan with VAG-COM. Dealer had allready condemed the unit so we got a new unit from VW 1C0-909-605-A-02f supersee...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L limp in mode VIN: WBAGJ8320W
a new tranny fixed this one customer wasnthappy about price but car shifts now and light is off
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Electronic VIN: SALPV124XT
Another Information 'lock-out' case...I searched for AFFORDABLE software far and wide (UK too), BUT no luck, the cheapest 'underground' one is over $2.000.00...poor investment for the small shop owner...got me again...I'm starting to feel like a criminal when ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L bas/abs VIN: WDBJF65FOW
Installing a New brake switch from mercedes benz seems to fix the vehicle for NOW!!. So, go for the switch. Many helpful replies on aftermarket brake switch causing problems. Make sure it's orginal and mercedes logo on switch.
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1957 MG mga 1400CC susp. torque specs VIN: HDA4319752
Thank you guys for the helpful info and the laughs, you need that in this line of work especially on those tough days. I ended up using the 'common sense' procedure for this one because at the time I hadn't received the specs yet and was ready to assemble. But...
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L cruise VIN: WPOAAO945E
Thanks to Wade and Skip for the Information, the problem was with the switch, what the customer had not told us is that the problem is intemintent, so when we tested the switch in the shop after driving it was fine, we were suspecting the control modual, but w...
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1988 Volkswagen Fox 1.8L No Start VIN: 9BWBA03C2J
Thanks to all the members who respond my post. Customer declines for futher diagnose and repair as he has not have enough money to pay for the new main fuel pump to start with. He said he has installed the new pump before, but actually he tried with the one he...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Starting VIN: VWWAA63B6W
thanks for everyones help. i went and borrowed a scan tool for european vehicles to try and put radio to sleep for our snap on red brick is very limiting on these cars. there were alot of codes for the door lock modules and found the drain to be left rear door...
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