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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L no spark, no fuel pressure VIN: WBAGF6325S
Vehicle came into shop about 1 month ago towed in no start,had no spark and no fuel pressure,no signal to fuel pump, no signal to coils. Crank position snesor tested and had good pattern on vantage, swapped sensor from another 95 with same symptoms. Every once...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L AAM Module VIN: 4JGAB54EXW
AC compressor will not engage at times.When it is not engaging I can bump module box under hood and compressor engages.So I pull fuse box apart and tap on just AAM module that hangs down under fuse/relay panel and compressor comes on also.This is a common prob...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L power door locks VIN: WDBRF61J91
Greeting i-ATN members, Not a Mercedes mechanic so I'm a little skittish about where to go. Problem via customers own description; Car locks itself, then electronic key will not unlock, must use mechanical key which sets off alarm, start car to silence alarm....
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD58H8Y
Thanks in advance fo any help. Car has come in with check engine light on and code P0171 stored and no others. Have checked for air leaks and have found none. This is the second time light has been on but not sure if this is the same code as used car dealer ju... Trouble codes: P0171
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5554V
Car returns w/same falt. Smoked ex. and intake, found lk. at lever side of thrott. shaft. Should we replace it or keep looking? Also tested ex. back-pressure to be o.k. at 1 psi. Is that too low indicating the cat. converter has deteriorated? Ex. pipe does hav... Trouble codes: P0133

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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L abs/tcs VIN: YS3EF48Z81
We have been back and forth on this car since it belonged to a dealer and he was in no hurry. It turns out that the problem was the battery. Even though we had tested the system and all had checked OK. On one start we saw lower than normal cranking voltage and...
2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L Cooling system VIN: YS3ED49Z42
Thanks to all that repied. We finally released vehicle to customer yesterday. The root of the problem was the engine oil cooler. Couldn't see any leak until we took it to radiator shop for testing. As some of you said, all the hoses were ruined due to oil. Wha...
1991 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1FA8749M
Hello group, and thanks to all who replied to my posting. Well, it seems that my fuel pressure gauge had a restriction hence the high readings. Note to all: when checking fuel pressure with an INLINE setup, you can't use quick connect tester/line adaptors as t...
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