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1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJAV1345H
car starts good cold, problem gets worse as car is driven. hesitates, stalls, no power under load, idles rough in drive. smooths out in nuetral. have driven car with fuel pressure gauge hooked up and pressure is always 35#. car runs ok off idle. it is hard to ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L fuel guage VIN: WDBLJ65G61
I took the car to a certified Mercedes shop (not dealer), they said that the computer was re-programmed for a different model Mercedes. They were able to re-program the computer which fixed everything expect the gas gauge, which is still indicating in reverse,...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L MIL Lamp on, Data bus VIN: YS3ED58E8X
Don't know where to begin on this one - car was towed in, customer reports that, while driving on the Interstate, 70-75 mph, car jerked and 'Check-engine' light came on. Drove for awhile and 'Check Gearbox' light came on (car is an automatic). Next the cruise ... Trouble codes: P1624 (Check-engine light request TCM), P1908 (No bus data from MIU), P1923 (No bus data from TCM), P1460 (Immobilizer active), P1921 (TCM code - No bus data from Trionic)
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3VWPD69M01
car came in with poor running complaint. idled perfectly, but was slow to start. it usually took three or four tries. it always popped in exhaust the last try before starting. accelerated fair but dies when boost comes on. surged at constant speed. will free r... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor bank 1 circuit malfunction), P0300 (multiple cylinder missfiring), P0301, P0303 (cylinder 3 intermitant missfire), P0304

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2004 Mercedes-Benz C200 Kompres 1796CC upshifts VIN: WDC2030422
This is an intermittant problem, 3 occurances in 6 months,Mercedes Benz has agreed that the car is going into limp mode. They will replace the vehicle speed sensor (VSS) under warranty and see if the problem re-occurs.
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