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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L body VIN: SAJDA01D6Y
I have a 2000 Jag S-Type, after the engine has had sufficient time to warm up an intermittant groan can be heard in the engine compartment, and espically in the passenger compartment. It sounds similar to a power steering pump that is either bad or low on flui...
1979 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L heating VIN: 1231501200
theris no heat at all no infomation in alldata ,maybe bad servo but i don`t know how to check ? any help ,thank you
1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L hydrulic shock rear VIN: SCAZNO2A8K
one of the shoks in the back is leaking i nerer change them befor they are expensive delar told me they are two section ,shock and the pice in the top of it and either one can be leaking any help,thank you
1983 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Oil Pressure Light VIN: WP0EA0913D
Oil pressure Warning light flickers on and off even though gauge reads 1.5 bar and above. I am aware that manual says oil light may come on at idle when engine is warm normally. However this acts more like a defective oil pressure switch. Looked for oil pressu...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H0T
I must be missing something. I initially checked this car for spark and fuel. I found I had fuel pressure, power to the injectors and a pulse from the injectors. I found no spark to the plugs or out of the coil. Inspecting the coil visually I found several cra...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L abs module VIN: WVWMD23B2Y
I've got a 2000 VW Passat with ATQ 2.8L V6. I replaced the Abs Control Module for a no communication problem with a new unit from the VW dealer. The Bosch number on the control unit is 0 273 004 358. My problem is after replacing the module, I cant get my logi...

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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L instrument cluster VIN: WBACB4320S
Hi you all and thanks for all your help, the problem is a shorted EWS. Someone must have been having problems with this unit the starter wires at the EWS have been cut and butted together, we took the unit out and this car starts fine so the customer took the ...
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Stays in 3rd gear VIN: SAJHX1741R
Thanks to all that replied. It seems that the TPS is the most common item to cause the kind of problem we were having, and the transmission ECM relay is also a common source of failure. In our quest to solve this problem, we checked the power source to the ECM...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L wipers VIN: SAJKN674XT
Thanks Jesse,Monte,and Kent,you naild it,it was a broken wire in the steering collum where it moves in and out,repair wiring and al is good Thanks Ralph
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L High idle VIN: WDBEA30D7K
Thanks to all who replied. It turns the guy at the tech line was wrong. The idle should drop to base idle with the air valve disconnected. The idle is controled by the idle switch,coolant sensor,decel switch,air flow sensor and the computer. The problem was th...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: WDB2200701
The only solution was to get a new key from dealer. They ask for car registration, id and tittle copy. Customer agree to pay for new at 380.00 dollars. What I do not understand is such a car with kind of failure. Key was not dropped of battery charge used. I t...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA29M5Y
The fix was a coil pack. I could not pick up the miss on the scope but I read an article later on checking the primary circuit with a lab scope and finding an irregular signal. I got another jetta in the shop and did a coil swap and cleared it right up. Too ma... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire 2), P0303 (misfire 3).
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