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1995 Audi 90 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUCA88C7S
Hello all I have this 1995 Audi Quattro 90 CF AFC engine 2.8 liters that is in need of a fuel Pump, got power to the pump but pump don't run I remove the top cover, also the electrical connector, the 2 Fuel line, remove the cover on top of the Gas tank, also...
1995 BMW M3 3.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: WBSBF0328S
Had this BMW get towed in for no start and dash inop. Battery was bad so I replaced it and moved on to the cluster problem. The cluster hasn't been working a while I guess. Nothing works on the cluster, except for the speedometer occasionally. I checked all my...
1995 BMW 840Ci 4.0L Misfire VIN: WBAEF6324S
Misfire is there precisely during warm up. After engine warm up the misfire lessens. more noticeable under slight load approx. 2000 rpm's. Trouble codes: C050, C049, C013, C087, C0171, C0169
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L cruise control VIN: 1070441206
hello once again!! calling all mercedes guru's we have a 1980 450sl here that the cruise is inop on customer said it hasnt worked in years. The tes procedure from alldata calls for a special tester is there any way around it? stop lamps are working fine but th...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L compressor VIN: WDB1070421
This is actually a 500sl with the inline six cylinder. There is no a/c compressor engagement at all. I can jumper the comp and works ok. I have converted system to 134a and system has enough 134a. There is no power to pressure switch at the receiver drier. I h...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L hazards electronic suspension VIN: WDBFA68FS1
Dash switches inop. Hazards, rear headrests from front switch suspension and a series of switches all on central dash.
1994 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3VWANO1HXR
This one is acting up intermittantly. Some times it will only run for 15 seconds and then die. I got it to do this once or twice, plugs are still firing when this happens. It acted like it was losing fuel. I replaced fuel filter, though it was not plugged. I p...
1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1LW5716S
Good Morning, We have this Volvo with a start up problem. When the engine is started it will high idle and then run very poorly for a short time, lots of black smoke fropm tail pipe, then like you turn a switch it will clear up and run smoothly. Whe it is run... Trouble codes: 534 (Powerstage D)

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L blown rad fan fuse 40 amp VIN: 3VWSE69MX2
Thanks guys, after testing fans isolated were at 25 amps. replaced module. Tested fan circuits for 2 days with ectnsive test drive and idling times. No more problems thanks again guys.
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil VIN: WVWPD63B53
Many confirmed a possibly high oil pressure condition does in fact happen, but that the oil coolers themselves sometimes just fail internally without any other problems. Turns out that Mann has made a bad batch of filters. These are the larger screw-on ones ...
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