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1979 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L No Start VIN: 1070421000
This vintage grey market 280sl starts & runs great when cold & as long as you keep it running. However if you let it set for 10 or 15 min. It will just spin the stater & not crank up. It gets line presure of 78lbs. as soon as you spin the engine over. It's not...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L hand brake light,abs light, rpm surging VIN: WVWPD63B4X
customer complaint abs light on, hand brake light is flashing, asr light on, rpm gauge fluctuate, some time koeo or engine running. there is a code po1138, 17546, system running lean. found broken hose at valve cover, replace hose. no luck, any body running in...

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2003 Fiat PUNTO SPICE 1.25L Excessive Emissions VIN: NO VIN
Thanks for all your replies , the problem was the lambda sensor before the catalitic converter. it seems that the sensor failed even the the dealer scanner. what we did is disconnecting both of the terminals of the battery and connected them for 10 seconds...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WVWPD63B3X
VW Friends Unfourtunatly this Passat V6 is still not fixed, however, much has been learned. First as one reply stated, the CEL flashes when the mixture is so out of whack it threatens the converters. Second as I mentioned in the original post the ABS & Brake...
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