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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5AJJPALF3B
Hi Gents, I received this vehicle from another workshop. The car runs rich i mean it makes a black smoke screen out the back. I scan the car with my snap on scanner and i found the airmass meter not working at all. So i fitted a repaired one the airmass meter ...
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1987 Porsche 911 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WPOEA0938H
All Porsche Techs. We have a 911 Turbo that came in running very rich. Apparently the problem has been progressively getting worse. All the normal CIS problems have been checked and found to be working properly. The cold and hot control pressures are well wit...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Speedometer VIN: WVWMD63B73
Geetings all! This Passat only acts up in hot weather (or simulated hot weather, windows up heater on full for an hour or so). Speedometer quits working and fuel gauge fluctuates wildy. Once the speedo acted like the tach and would follow engine rpm. When con...
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Valve Timing VIN: YV1TS91D12
Doing another Volvo Timing belt on this DOHC 2.8 twin turbo. The tech that did the last two for us is not working for us anymore. We have two sets of tools for aligning the camshafts, and the VADIS factory VOlvo manual. What we don't have anymore is the Volvo ...
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1985 Alfa Romeo GTV-6 2.5 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: ZARAA6698F
Thanks for all your replies. The most frequently cited possibility was high fuel pressure.I had discounted that and thus did not check it bcs the ecm reacted normally to inputs when the O2 sensor was disconnected. I had assumed, perhaps erroneously, that if I ...
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L lubrication VIN: YV1LS5648V
Most replies delt properly with the issue. I've put this problem on the ' backburner ' and will work on the engine in a week or two.Thanks for all the replys !
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