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1989 Alfa Romeo Milano Gold 2.5L Charging VIN: ZARDA1161K
I have an Alfa Romeo Milano that we need wiring diagrams for the charging and interior lights,dome and kick panel lighting.thanks The dome lights will stay on all the time!! The battery light is not coming on and the alt. does not turn on! ANY & ALL help is ap...
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L long start VIN: WBACB4320S
HI BIMMER TECHS, This car came first on the hook found bad ecu replaced with used unit. A week later has a long crank to get started,he said it was doing this before the ecu went bad. We checked for codes with one of those code and service lite resetters. I ca... Trouble codes: 42 (dwa/ews input)
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L cluth not getting power VIN: SAJDA01D0Y
The A/C will work fine for long periods of time , then intermittently lose power to Clutch. I have looked on Alldata for wiring diagrams. It only lists the climate control diagram, which doesnt include clutch control circuit! It does not have the voice control...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L oil pan leak VIN: SAJEA51D72
Help Jag. techs. I have this 02 X-Type with a 3.0 v-6 that has an oil leak at the oil pan. (almost) All-Data says to remove the transfer case heat shield, the transfer case, then the oil pan. After many expletives, skinned knuckles, broken sockets, headaches, ...
1992 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L Auto power window VIN: SALHV1248N
Drivers door , auto power window doesn't work. No power to switch, I have checked for broken wires between the door and body and I believe they're all ok. If I supply power to switch it'll work. According to my diagram the switch is fed from an "auto window re...
1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L Servo VIN: 1070241202
Hi Group. I am at the end of my rope with this car. The problem is that I cannot get heat into the cabin, even in defrost which should default to heat. The history is that the car came in almost 2 years ago with a battery drain problem, diagnosed a sticking...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L 2 much thrtle trvl VIN: 1MBGC34275
I have the factory software but only use this infrequently. I am able to see no throttle plate movement for a considerable amount of travel by the linkage...I undertand this system is controled by somthing other than linkage .the factory software has all the ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, delayed engine shut- VIN: WDBJF20F7V
Leaking plastic fuel lines and the shut-off were replaced and now it delays in shut-off and will set a code 1622 each time after vehicle is shut-off Trouble codes: 1622 (Fuel shut-off valve)
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD58H8Y
This is the second post for this car. The last time I had it in was for a P0171, replacing the MAF sensor OEM part took care of it. Now car is back with 3 codes P1135, P1141, both seem to be O2 sensor issues and a P0125 for what I beleive is going to be a ther... Trouble codes: P1135 (p1141-), P1141 (p0125-), P0125
1993 Volkswagen Corrado V6 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWEE0509P
We have a volkswagen Carrado that won't start when its hot.It seems to loose injection pulse from computer. tried to retrieve codes but can not locate the check engine light to manual pull codes . Any help would be great thanks.I have voltage to injector but c...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCF21C4X
TDI guru's I need your help. Got a commercial customer that purchased this new beetle at an auction (site unseen) so no real history. It basically came in a as a basket case but I have revived it some. When it showed up it barely would start (crank forever) an...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L hard start cold VIN: 9BWGF21J9Y
Car came in for hard start cold,First thing I found was a pop noise when cranking,compression leaking found bolt that holds in injector#2 lose tighten bolt noise gone, then found fuel leak at #3 to #4 injector return line leaking.Repaired line cold start. star...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1st VIN: 3VWSP29M13
When you put the car in drive it does not engage untill you give it a little gas about 1200 RPM. Then you can take off just like there is nothing wrong. Shifts perfect through all the gears. When you come back to a stop if you sit there for more than 10 second...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L fuel gauge VIN: YV1LZ5647W
left side fuel pump was replaced last week. tank is now empty and reads half of tank. unpluged both senders and goes down to zero. plug one in stays at zero. the plugs seem to run in series. all data does not discribe how the system works. i dont know if it ha...

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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L Hesitation VIN: WBAHE6311R
Seem to think that the ABS module is not working properly, but car is now on the back burner because we are so busy. Thankt for the tips. MAtt
2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, No acceleration VIN: SAJDA24C71
Thanks for all of the replies guys. Problem ended up being a poor ground connection on the left front fender.Two ground wires were wedged beneath a mounting stud for the small fuse box(which is plastic).Drilled a new hole and used a bolt and nut to attach the ... Trouble codes: P1229 (No throttle response engine in limp home mode).
1994 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L No Start VIN: SALDV2286R
Thank you to all who replied. Yes even though the rotor was brand new it ended up been the defect. Put a new lucas cap and rotor on and it literally fired up on the first twist of the key.
2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD58H31
Sorry it took so long to close this but wanted to be sure it was fixed. Replacing the purge valve under the hood took care of the SES light. Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Gross leak).
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L Accessories VIN: NO VIN
thanks for all the guys that offered me help. unfortunatly when i cleaned the front wind shield from dust and and alot of leafs i found little crack on top of the window. i called the costumer and it took the car to replace the windshield at the insurance co...
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