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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E1S
Have code p0411 intermitantly. I am having problems finding any test procedures or electrical specification for the air injection pump circuit. If anybody has suggestions on valid tests for the pump please let me know. JEFF Trouble codes: P0411
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WDBHA28E2V
Hello tecks/I thank in advance for all the help.This car starts normal when cold,after 5 minuts losses power no acceleration and backfire in intake,no codes,I try a maf sensor,fuel pressure ok ,on my scanner timing shows -9 to -27 when accelerating.Iff eanybod...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L r/r speaker VIN: WDBGA43G8V
Hi Techs, This S420 intermittently make noise like dripping water on the right rear speaker. I have heard it this week for the first time. It goes away if you turn the radio off. If you move the speakers balance, and turn the right side off, the noise is stil...
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Cuts out VIN: YV1LS5505P
this one is driving the owner nuts!! he has had it at other shops several times.the owners daughter is using this car to commute to school 30 miles each way. every two days or so the vehicle will just cut out while she is driving at highway speeds it alway re...

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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6325V
vehicle took a very long time to achieve closed loop. ambient temp sensor missing from previous collision. air flow sensor relies on temp info. replaced and ok. thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P1250 (air/fuel mixture), P0173 (fuel trim malfunction bank 2), P1189 (mixture deviation cyl 4-6), P0301 (misfire 1 detected).
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L battery VIN: WBADT43441
Hi you all and thanks for all the help. We changed the battery and the the final stage unit (fan resistor) for htr. fan. The customer wanted the resistor replaced even though we could not duplicate the problem and the car has been gone a couple of days now so ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L seats, mirrors VIN: WDBFA67F2W
well here it is after 5 days of diagnostics and manually tracing the wires from front to back of the vehicle behold the solution to this problem is...blown fuse 13. Yes you can all say it... should have checked that first. Well me and my mechanic checked all t...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L power door locks VIN: WDBRF61J91
Vehicle owner took this car back to the Mercedes Benz dealership. The following is verbatim from their repair order; Locking system problem, locks bounce when driving or when vehicle is shut off. 'Performed short test, rear SAM wasn't communicating on the in...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L low power VIN: 3VWSF29M0Y
Well good day to all. Thanks to all who responded to this post. We started with the pump timing and its set almost dead on. The carbon issue was not a problem as the intake was cleaned prior to being reasembled. We did replace the air mass sensor with an origi... Trouble codes: 1248 (injection control start deviation).
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L parking lights VIN: 3VWRB69M31
Car ended up having bad BCM,thanks for the help and also thanks to the guys at work for helping me. Pete
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Brakes VIN: 3VWSE69M22
Only got three replies. Robert from Oregon says the TDI's do this but he hasn't seen any others. We sent her away armed with a little knowledge. Thanks for reading.
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