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1985 Alfa Romeo GTV-6 2.5 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: ZARAA6698F
Cust complaint hesitation and surging during harm-up, occasional stallng. My strategy was to hook the Vantage into the O2 sensor from dead cold, fire it up and drive it. The sensor out-put starts out @ .5v which is normal, then drops to .1v. I thought it was f...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Starter/Antitheft VIN: WBADD632XV
Hi all. We've got a BMW 528i that will not crank. Battery voltage OK. No power to S terminal at starter with key in crank position. Starter cranks when jumped but will not start with key on. Check for inputs to EWS 3 module. We have good power from ignition wh...
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1988 Fiat TESTA ROSSA 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZFFSG17A2J
Hello Ferrari Tecks, We have this 88 Ferrari Testa Rossa, mint condition Car came in with idle & running problem. We found the right fuel pump not working and found burned wire at fuse box, repaired wire problem and got back all the power, car runs great, but ...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJHX1245W
When engine reaches full operating temperature, while driving and coming to a stop engine RPM drops well below normal and then idle stabilizes. Does not happen when engine cold and driving for the first few moments. When in neutral and stepping on accelerator ...
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1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 2.8L sunroof VIN: 108.18-12-
Is there any adjustment to the power sunroof, when engaging switch, there is a time delay while the mechanism is taking up play in the system. Electrically everything is fine, you can hear the motor spinning but it takes about 1-2 seconds before the sunroof ac...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L High Idle VIN: WDBBA45A9B
I have this 81 Mercedes 380sl that has a high idle speed always. The problem is their is no voltage a terminal #2 at the Idle control module. When I manualy power #2 terminal the Idle speed drops to normal(750rpm). I have a diagram and it shows that the over v...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L vacuum diagram VIN: WDB1070451
Howdy, I am trying to finish up this beast and I need a vacuum diagram, Mine has a three hose switch on the throttle body and a single advance vacuum port on the distributor, and two thermal vacuum switches with no air pump but does have egr. All the diagrams ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L blower motor VIN: WDBKK47F1X
hello all, we have this mercedes that came in with a complaint that there was no blower motor operation. we tested the system and found the blower motor was locked up and bad. we replaced the blower motor and when we plugged it in the blower motor started runn...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L bas, esp, abs VIN: WDBLK65G5X
Hi I have a 1999 mercedes clk320 the bas,esp,abs light comes on and i scanned it and came with mercedes code c1200 s9/1 short/open circuit implausible. So I replaced the brake switch and reset the fault still same problem it comes on while driving slowly onl...
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1977 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.0L high idle
hi guys, need some help on this one. i have never worked on one of these so be patient, thanks. one of my good clients just purchased this car at the r-m auction. it has a constant high idle around 2000 rpm. i have no service info or previous info on this car....
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1995 Porsche 968 3.0L oil pan gasket VIN: WPOAA2968S
greetings again to all... i must be retarded or something. my guy put an oil pan gasket on this vehicle due to a leak in the r/f corner. 1 week later, the gasket physically "blew" out of the middle of the left side. we replaced the gasket again, and did a basi...
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1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Hesitation VIN: 1592027560
This car has a bad hesitation when cold. With normal accelerator operation, it doesn't respond, and will die if the pedal's not released. If the accelerator is pressed very slowly for a ways, it responds accordingly and then revs up normally. After 5-10 minute...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L shift sol. VIN: 3VWRB21H9R
Hi all. I have a 94 jetta that came in making bad noises in the transmition. Our tranny tech diagnosed the planetery gears as bad. The customer bought a new car and gave this one to the tranny tech. He replaced the planetery gears and now the tranny sounds fin...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEE83A7T
the car came in today, 5-1-2006, with the check engine light on. pulled codes with the state inspection machine. had code p0304 in system. showed codes p0300 and p0304 in the "pending" screen. cleared codes and roadtested 16 miles. no misfire felt and the cel ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0304 (misfire cylinder 4)
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L air bag light VIN: 3VWVL81H2V
this jetta has a intermidate air bag light that stays on for different periods of times. some times it will come on for a week or so, sometimes goes off the next time that you cycle the key. it has been to a vw dealer and they have scanned and found no codes. ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCF21C7X
Following t/belt replacement (maintenance) and fuel filter replacement (customer just switched to bio-diesel) engine cranks but won't start. Car drove in fine with no complaints. (We used factory tool to lock cam at rear of head and "pinned" injection pump so ...
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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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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L battery VIN: 3VXTG69M11
car has an after run coolant pump that stays on at times even with a cold engine , killing the battery at times . anyone ever see this ? thank you in advance , ed
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTG69M41
engine light was flashing and check codes listed abouve stored. test drove, low power on acc. timming was not being retarded. dose not have a consitant mis. engine dose make nose when high reving in park. sounds like a loose engine. did hear a couple of back p... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (cyl 2 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire)
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L electric windows VIN: 3VWDC21V12
the vehicle came in with the drivers side window operating normal in the down position, but when rolled up it starts up then kicks back down and stops. I replaced the drivers side switch, then both windows operate erratic. The both will kick back down when try...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, TURBO NOT WORKING VIN: 3VWRP69M73
NIGHTMARE TIME FELLAS. I HAVE A TDI HERE THAT APPEARED TO HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM AS SEVERAL OTHER TDIs WE HAVE FIXED. INTAKE AND EGR CLOGGED WITH CARBON. CLEANED THE INTAKE AND EGR AS USUAL AND THE CAR SEEMED TO FLY DOWN THE ROAD. CUSTOMER PICKED THE CAR UP AND... Trouble codes: 17964 (Charge Pressure Ctrl Limit Not Reached)
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1991 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AA8844M
91 VOLVO 240 2.3 NO SPARK NO START CONDITION VERIFIED IGNITION SWITCH VERIFIRED ROTOR,CAP, COIL WIRE ALL OK BYPASSED IGNITION SWITCH CHECKED FLEX PLATE RING GEAR- OK VERIFIED IGNITION CONTROL MODULE, ALSO TRIED TEST UNIT -OK BYPASSED IGN SWITCH USING STARTER B...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L traction control VIN: WBACB4325S
Nothing seemed to help this problem. We even tried a new actuator sensor and it still set the code immediately. After checking resistance values from pcm to sensor, all is working well. Must have been high resistance at the pcm connector. Thanks to all who res...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L engine VIN: WBACD3325W
Thanks to all who replied. I am waiting for this vehicle to return. When it does I will check motor mounts very closley, but I know its not a bad fan blade or a miss. I am resonably certain it will be a bad flywheel, and will post a fix summary when I know for...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEAZ6D6M
Thanks to all who replied. This car was in serios need of a tune up. Wires were cracked and a lot of corrosion on cap and rotor. Replaced wires, plugs, cap, and rotor and all is well. Thanks again!!!
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF82J4Y
we worked on this one for a long time. it would strat missing as soon as i tried to drive and set a code for random cylider missfire. i tried cleaning the injectors, relpaced 4 plug wires,fuel filter,1 injector due to breaking it in the process of switching th... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0305, P0306.
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1988 Saab 900 SPG 2.0L inner driver VIN: YS3AT76L0J
Thanks for the excellent help, especially from Jon (a rebuilder) who assured me I was working with the correct axle. Saved me a lot of time. Most of the other posts forced me to look harder at the engine mounts. After taking out the intake duct and oil filter ...
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1992 Volvo 240 2.3L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AW8805N
High fuel pressure caused pressure pump to over heat and loose pressure. Replacing the pressure regulator corrected the problem. Trouble codes: 232 (lambda adjustment), 113 (injectorfuel pressure).
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2551Y
We confirmed hub to cam position using cam lock tool. Went on to replace ex. pully/hub assembly. Car has not returned.
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2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Valve Train Noise? VIN: YV1TS90D91
Thank you IATN for the wonderful way you get techs together to solve automotive headaches! I learned a lot on this Volvo, and also learned how to build a Volvo Camshaft timing tool, and engine top cover hold down and alignment kit inexpensively that is actuall...
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