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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBBA45A5B
Hi Benz techs,This system very new to me i never worked on one of these but custermer bought car in florda and now here with stalling like the fuel is boiling in fuel distributer.I had good fuel pres. but no power and running rough and before long would stall,...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Unknown VIN: WDBHA24G8Y
HI,everyone knowing how to reset engina oil service light.because i follow alldata to resetting the light that no help.i need help.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWSF29MXY
miss on #2 white exhaust smoke swapped injecters miss stayed on#2. Did compression test .Was low(had been hard to start for a while) disassemble engine and inspect. sent head to machine shop. Major repair, new valves and guides plus resurface. Pulled pistons t...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG69MX1
Hi Car came in with p1152 stored in computor and no other codes. Replaced MAF sensor cleared code and road test with no other problems. Now car is back with p1165 code only stored. Any help would be great. Trouble codes: P1165
1990 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8855L
This car has hard starting hot and cold. Fuel pressure is 38 koeo. Spark is strong and consistant. Compression is 190 to 210 for all 4 cylinders. Cranking injector on time is 9.6 ms cold. The coolant sensor is nearly impoosible to get to. The throttle has to b...

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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L power window VIN: WBABF4321S
Thank you all VERY MUCH fo your quick response to this request. The problem was the micro switch in the door latch assy. A new latch and lock cylinder fixed the problem. Thank you all very much Sincerely, Don
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C1Y
well. like most of you replied, i think the motor is sludged up. i wanted to pull the valve covers, but couldn't get the approval to do that. i'm assuming that the solenoids are just gummed up with sludge. i can put a noid light on the connector, raise the rpm... Trouble codes: P1383, P1388.
1989 Other European volante 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SCFCV81C7K
Hello, Sorry about being late closing this request. I got 3 replies, from Minhphuc, Phillip and Ken about ideas to try to get this problem verified. Unfortunately, I ran into a dead end. I can't figure out how this vehicle can run so clean without O2 sensors. ...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L turbo lag VIN: YS3ED48E91
HELLO, This Saab is fixed. I did take another look at scan data, miss fire count and knocks kept on counting up after each reset and road test although there are no fault set. A good used coil pack took care of miss fire, old one in couple places has arcing do...
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