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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Door locks VIN: WBACJ32050
Owner purchased car in January 06 with inop remote locking. Central lock functions are ok. I have supplied a second key and attempted to syncronise keys as per hand book and Autodata as follows. Open & close drivers door. Switch ign to run for less than 5 secs...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start, CONTAMINATION VIN: WDB1070541
Ok boys this is a call to arms! This is the same gray market car that I just finished with help from you guys! It was running great, everything worked perfectly. One of my techs took it to a Shell station to put some fuel in it before we delivered it. He barel...
1998 Mercedes-Benz A140 1.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1680311
Hi everybody, i have this A140 that doesn't idle when cold and has poor acceleration untill the engine gets hot before it will move fine, check for codes and found two one active P0130 O2 sensor upstream of twc minimum voltage not reached and active and stored... Trouble codes: P0130 (G3/2 O2 Sensor upstream of TWC minimum voltage not reached), P0170 (Self Adaptation too rich)
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation
poor idle all times , throttle cuts off around 2000 rpm no throttle , doesnt cut off ,just wont go ,no engine data w/snap on scaner trans ok, new fuel filter ,air filter ok i will up date on monday 5/22

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1964 Jaguar XKE CONV 3.8L calipers VIN: XKE8804805
thamk you to all for responding, as you know the rear brake system is a hooror show on wheels for this particular vehicle attached the the third member once we got to it we found the caliper seals were locking the piston out and it would take several hours for...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Evaporator VIN: WPOAA2998X
Well, the 996 is down the road blowin cold again. Special thanks to Marcus [...] who clued me in on the Volkswagon replacement part fitting, and he was right about even tho you only have the cooling system open a little bit, you still need to bleed the syst...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L transfer case VIN: YV1LZ5641W
Well, I feel sorry for folks who bought the first Volvo all wheel drive cars--I really do. The only interchange on the transfer case (bevel gear) is 1998-99. Everything changed in '00. And, about '02 Volvo incorporated an electrical apparatus on the rear axle ...
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