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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B9X
This car came in shop steady check engine light, code p1545, wont hardly run exhaust manifolds cherry red as if lean mixture or retarded timing. Suspect tps, dont want to throw parts at it.Any one out ther ran into this before? Found very little in archives, t... Trouble codes: P1545
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L starter VIN: WBAGJ8323W
hello german techs...not too familiar with bmw's but the boss just purchased this vehicle so now i'm stuck trying to fix this headache...first complain was stalling...scanned..p0340..cam sensor ckt..checked & replaced cam sensor..problem fixed...2nd complain w...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L blower VIN: SAJEA71C34
This vehicle came in with a no inside blower operation. We have no way to look at live data or perform activations. As best we could diagnose with the diagrams, it appeared to be the blower motor control module. We installed a new one from Jag (part#C2C-021158...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Right front window VIN: WDBJH65F2W
Appreciate any help with this car. First complaint was driver's seat and window were inop. Customer didn't realize that the outside mirror was also inop. Replace window switch assy in center console and now have everything work except for the right front windo...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L ignition/key operation VIN: WDBRF64J11
Vehicle was brought in for a no start condition after sitting overnight. Key would not unlock doors and no accessories would function. Customer was able to start car by jumping and drove in. During drive in, customer noted the message "visit light sensor works...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Water pump VIN: 3VWCA21C1Y
Today will be the third water pump on this thing in 4 weeks. The proublem is the new pumps leak from the plug below the pully. I currently use CarQuest. My question is has anyone else had this proublem? I have been through the fix database. The only parts stor...

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1985 BMW 735i 3.5L Hydraulic brake booster VIN: WBAFH8409F
Thanks to everyone that replied! Thanks to Mark for explaining how to rebulid the brake booster. Found alot of sludge inside the cylinder walls. I cleaned it out and install two new o-rings and put everything all back. Very easy to do. I flushed out the green ...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L intake area VIN: WBAAM3338Y
well this one is fixed . there were very many replies all stating that it was the crankcase ventilation system . it was the crankcase ventilation valve causing the problem . I REPLACED THE VALVE AND ALSO ALL THE LINES WHICH ONE WAS A PAIN BUT NEEDED TO BE REPL...
1995 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L input and output shaft
Thank you all for the help, the info was of great help. (1), call back on these parts ,waiting to see if its still open)?(2)Now have a great parts man and European car tech for help on euro cars (Jean thanks, in Santo Domingo Dom rep.) so if the call back has ...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1240W
thanks for the advice. i did find the speed sensor out of range and replaced it. it is working properly now. the [...] still came on. i cleaned injectors. replaced #7 injector. i found an air leak on plenum resealed it and intake. replaced all injector o'rings... Trouble codes: 1367 (misfire code).
1996 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CD68UT1
we have this one fixed,we had local radiator shop inflate tank back to shape(plastic)and install new fuel pump and tested evap valve and it found not working,installed new valve and gave back to customer, to this date tank has retain shape and no customer comp...
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF48Z2X
hello to all, i would like to thank all who replied to this post. the explanations to my question where clear and concise. what i ended up doing in the end was to activate the shut off valve manually and then smoked the system again. with this big hole in th... Trouble codes: P0455 (large evap leak).
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWBB61C8W
thanks to all who replied. the final fix for this bug was clearing the fuel trims and replacing the maf sensor. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0134 (bank 1 sensor 1 no activity detected), P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P1128 (bank 1 lean).
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Cruise Control VIN: YV1RS61R52
This was a simple enough fix. I simply disconnected the brake pedal position sensor connector at the brake booster, to the passenger side of the master cylinder. It is a three wire connector and it sweeps simialr to a throttle position sensor. There was an obv...
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