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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBADD6328V
this car has no reverse but no apparent internal damage(we have the trans apart) and still very clean, thanx in advance for any ideas.
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L SRS Module VIN: WBAGN634X3
Trying to find location of SRS control module. Cannot find in Alldata and before I spend the $30 for bmwtechinfo.com, I was wondering if anybody can help me out with the location of this. Thanks!
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L turn signal VIN: WDBBA48D3J
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help on this one. This car is running the battery dead because the left side turn signals, front and back, stay lit at all times..even when the key is out. The left green arrow on the dash does come on too at all ti...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, ARS Light VIN: WDBEA32E8R
Replaced engine w/used engine for head problem. Used engine had 50k on it. Engine did not come w/ throttle actuator installed actuator off of old engine. Ars light came on right away. could hear actuator motor working but would not open throttle plate. Vehicle... Trouble codes: 06 (ea/isc)
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: WMWRE33433
came in originally for no start. fuel pump fuse blown, pump locked up. installed factory pump, car left.[by another tech] checked fuse, blown. checked pump, locked up. checked for water, particle contamination, none nothing in pump screen, filter dis assembl...
1992 Saab 9000 CD Turbo 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3CL48M7N
This Saab had it windows open during a large rainstorm and the traction control module took a hit. I canít find any information on this but did locate a used unit. Do any of you Saab guys know if I can simply replace the unit, or does the throttle by wire need...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWSP29M02
Hi VW techs Have this 02 diesel come in as no start. Changed fuel filter and have good flow.It doesn't seem to have any pressure.This is my first TDI and I can't get much info on my end.I'm missing somthing obvious.It has rpm signal on the scanner of 250rpm.T...
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LW5521R
Hello everybody. I need a little help trying to solve a very intermittent problem. Vehicle will stall out, usually on decel, but also at cruising speed at times. It will not restart until you let it sit for a minute or two, then will start right up and run fin...
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1LS5101S
ok so i have this volvo sedan in the shop for failed emmisions diagnostics. emissions regulations are fairly strict in ontario, the do not base limits on the manufacturer's specifications they base them an an average plus what the powers that be want, and they... Trouble codes: 122

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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WABADN6344
Finally fixed. After much testing and replacing of parts. Replaced the MAF. Used parts from another vehicle to test and found that we had got 2 bad MAF sensors. Thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: 26 (Multiplicative Mixture Adaptation bank 1 Control limit reached), 27 (Multiplicative Mixture Adaptation bank 2 Control limit reached), 29 (Additive Mixture Adaptation bank 2 Control limit reached).
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1248V
Thanks for the great responses! Unfortunately, the customer has declined to dump more money into this vehicle. The most likely cause of this problem, per some of your responses, is not the aftermarket sensor (after all, the same code showed up, indicating the ... Trouble codes: 1138 (Oxygen Sensor high voltage Bank 1 Sensor 2).
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L turn signals VIN: WDB1290661
Thanks for all the help. I tried rocking/flipping the flasher switch back and forth but turn signal system remained inoperative. Almost everyone was right in that the flasher (N10 module) was in the left side of engine compartment under a cover (remove screws ...
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBHA28E2R
Thank you all for the helpfull hints. Sorry it took so long for the fix responce, it did take sometime for the repair. I ended up putting a throttle body on the car, it helped but it still ran teribly rich. I change the spark plugs, and both O2 sensors. Starte... Trouble codes: P1342 (Camshaft control sol.).
1983 Porsche 911 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WPOAF10910
A sincere thank you to all who replyed! Most of you indicated that the oil had migrated down to the sump and than thru the rings and valve guides into the exhaust. That and the fact we 'topped off the oil' after we got the car running only added to the issue. ...
1983 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 1.9L head gasket VIN: VW2ZB0258D
thanks to all who replied,you cleared up some of myths-ie shims,sizes,etc.upon further inspection,i found some pitting on the rt side head where it seals to the jug seal upper-green o-ring.pitting was slight,but definately the cause.thanks again.
2000 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2MH4708Y
well the egr vacuum regulator fixed this problem. it is not very complicated but we had basically no information on how it works. it was a little confusing because most egr solenoids have only two ports on them. this one has five. one is a supply to the regula... Trouble codes: 16784 (egr malfunction).
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5543V
Thanks to all who replied. After wasting much time on pressure/vacuum checks, replacing canister purge valve (which checked OK) cured the problem. Passed EVAP self tests w/no codes, another satisfied customer. Gotta love those intermittent problems. Many thank... Trouble codes: P0455 (Large EVAP system leak).
2001 Volvo C70 2.4L 2-3shift VIN: YV1NC560X1
thank you everyone that responed to my request. most of you were right i did undo the band on the 2-3 shift. had to remove tranny and remove rear cover and place band back. really not to bad, but something that should of been avoided. thanks again
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