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1997 Audi A6 2.8L P/S Fluid VIN: WAUJA84A5V
Hello to all, and thanks in advance! We had flushed the P/S fluid 2 days before this happened. The couple was packed in thier wagon heading to NY for a week vacation! (with 2 year old and she is 8 mos. pregnant! all this on a friday afternoon!) P/S system sudd...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L overvoltage relay VIN: WDB1240302
Have ABS light on with ignition and engine running always. Have scoped sensors both front and rear all showing good patten. Suspect overvoltage relay but where is it on this 300E vehicle as our imformation is very limited,any help would be great.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBHA28E2R
Customer came in with a surge at idle of about 200rpm. Diag'd p1334. Found wire harness in bad shape. Customer did not want new harness, only repaired. Repaired harness every where it was needed, still surges. Suspected cruise motor on throttle body, and was t... Trouble codes: P1342 (Camshaft control sol.)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E71
Hello,We have this vehicle that came in as a no start.We checked the basics and found two fuses blown,designated f22 and f44.We replaced both fuses and test drove.Fuse f22 blew after about 5 min. of driving,the vehicle stopped when the fuse blows.We don't work...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Coolant level sensor VIN: 3VWTD81HOV
I'm looked for info. on what will cause this level sensor light to blink. It does go through the test- steady on then goes off, but after driving for about 20 min. the temp light will start blinking. Coolant level ok, not overheating ( 195 F) Aux fans are work...
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1999 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2EH2702X
Hope for some insight. Got a 99 eurovan camper 43,000 miles and neglected it seems. Vehicle came to me after customer got disgusted with local dealer. (not unussual). After replacement of ignition componants. Problem was not cured. I recieved it 6 months later... Trouble codes: 16684 (random missfire), 16685 (missfire 1), 16687 (missfire 3), 16689 (missfire 5)
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1992 Volvo 940 GL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JS8811N
Hi All, We have this 940 with a 311 code (speedo sensor signal missing). We measured the signal out of the speed sensor and was just a little low however since we had it out we replaced it. Code disappeaded for a couple weeks. I seem to remember that there is ...
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1JS8312R
OK I guess Ive lost my mind but Ive got a 94 940 (B230 non-turbo)here with the old "fuel pump relay symptom" but when I go to check it...Its not there? the relay board behind the ashtray looks the same, but no relay there? its got the supres relay on the right...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L ABS pump VIN: YV1LW5574W
Hi Group! This is mine and my wife's car. ABS&Tracs lights came on a few months ago briefly, then went out, when Father in law was driving. Abs&Tracs lights light cam on again last week, and stayed on. I verified it on my way to work with it today. Borrowed V...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Hard starting VIN: YV1TS90D5X
Hi this for the Volvo techs. I've got this problem when cranking, the engine starts to labor and buck like the timing is too far advanced. I disconnected the crank sensor and it cranks normally. The car runs fine when it finally starts. I tried replacing the E...
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1996 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAA88G2T
well another one for the history books. would you believe the egr purge solendoid was sticking partially open, cause slight egr activation and hence the cylinder #3 misfire. we assumed from past experience that an open egr would have caused random multiple mis... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L cooling fans VIN: TRUTX25N81
well guys i am sorry it took so long to post, this car sit in the shop for a little over a month and mangment would not move a inch on the cost for repair, maybe next time , sorry again
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1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Brake Light VIN: SAJHY1747M
Thank you - every man who took the time to respond. I am not a Jaguar service tech. And there is only 1 dealer in the State. An Hour and a half drive from everywhere. No one really wants to go there. So, I thank you for your help. ***. I drove this vehicle...
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1987 Porsche 944 Turbo 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: WP0AA2957H
This vehicle is now repaired!! The replys we got covered a range of opinion. We checked those that we could while the car was in run mode and they included the wire harnesses for chafing and a wriggle test. We checked the sensors as suggested with a scope and ...
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1994 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AL76L9R
Kudos to Anders for the ever quick e-mail responses and to David and Bart who directed me to the exact location of the DLC, under the rear seat mounted to the side bulkhead on passenger side. This is a case of twice not seeing the forest through the trees. #1 ...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L gause VIN: YV1LS5585W
Thank you for all the replies, member of iatn are awsome. I replace the abs module and speedo work right back. Again thanks again. Oh n on the rpm gauge the owner want to bring back to the dealer for repair (under warranty.)
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