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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L loss of voltage to computer VIN: WBAGJ8323V
need wiring diagrams for trans computer mitchell or alldata does not have the correct diagrams for this bmw. help. thanks in advance
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L code 33 VIN: WBAGH8344Y
We have a 2000 bmw 740il with a code 33 for the intake cam sensor bank one. We have flipped the two cam sensors from one bank to the other and the code stays with bank one.We scoped both sensors and the scope patterns look the same.We looked at the data in the... Trouble codes: 33 (intake cam sensor bank one)
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53571
Car came in with codes #188-oxygen sensor heater circuit bank 1 sensor1 #189-(PO155)-bank 2 sensor 1 Both pre-cat sensors were replaced. Car came back on us with code #225-(P1192)-Post catalyst Fuel Trim system bank 1.Will it require a sensor after cat on ban... Trouble codes: 225 (p1192-Post Catalyst fuel trim system Bank 1)
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1969 Jaguar XKE 4.2L Headlights
Hi Jaguar Gurus, Thanks so much for your time reading this post and to those of you who assisted us with the master cylinder problem in this car. We've had the car since Sept. 20 and are anxious to finish it so the owner can drive it (too bad winter is almost...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E4S
hello fellow iatn members, TO THOSE WHO WORK ON MB, YOUR HELP & KNOWLEDGE IS GREATLY APPRECIATED. I HAVE VERY LITTLE INFO & TECHNICAL RESOURCES TO REPAIR THIS C280,BEFORE I SHIPPED THIS TO THE DEALER. VERY GOOD CUSTOMER, BUT REFUSES TO TAKE IT TO DEALER, & ... Trouble codes: P0505, 022 (cc/ea autuator reports limp-home mode)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Head Gasket VIN: WDBFA63F3T
Car is a nice, clean SL320 with a head gasket leaking in the back. I'm not familiar enough with these to jump into it without asking first...what all do I want to change with this? Obviously the head gasket, but do I need to change head bolts? Any history of p...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L lack of acceleration VIN: WDBKK49F81
Got a live one here! This creature will not accelerate and revs slowly on most occasions. When accelerator pedal is depressed along with the brake pedal, engine will not respond at all. Have checked voltages at the pedal sensor, according to info, all checked ...
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1989 Porsche 944 2.5L cabin temperature control
Fellow techs.: This one is driving me nuts. It will not put out air at a steady temperature, except when set to either full hot or full cold. At all other settings, you can feel the outlet air temp searching up and down. It never stabilizes at a steady temp....
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, low power VIN: 3VWCP21C41
The diesel either has power but billows black smoke, or has no power and no smoke. One time it will start and run power/smoke, the next no power/no smoke. It will switch from power/smoke to no power while driving.(instantly, like a switch is flipped) The intak... Trouble codes: 17964 (charge pressure negative deviation p1556)
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L chain adjuster VIN: WVWAC63B81
The camshaft chain is making noise all the time. Five months ago it was making a slight noise after the car was completely warmed up and at idle. We replaced the plugged oil pickup, cam chain adjuster assem, removed the cams and cleaned all the oil passages an...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWDH61J44
Test description pretty much sums it up, it almost seems impossible to still have a problem. But those EVAP codes always do. They are among the most difficult diagnoses for an independent shop around, I think. I've been at this game a lot of years and I bet ha... Trouble codes: P0455 (Large leak in evap system)
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L maint. lite VIN: WVWEU73C56
does anyone know how to reset this light manually? thanks in advance frank
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Mechanical VIN: YV1CZ59H64
I have looked in every book and in Alldata with no success. We need the torque procedure and figures for the main bearing saddle plate and camshaft saddle (valve cover) bolts for this 5 cylinder.
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1995 Audi A6 2.8L ignition switch VIN: WAUGA84A1S
thanks for the quik replys, within 2 hours we had a fax with great pictures and step by step instructions, the bad part is 1 tech tore it apart and another tech had to put it back togeather. thanks to all that replied. this is best resource i have ever used.
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L mirrors VIN: WAUYP54B01
i'm sorry to have wasted anyone's time on this one. this was a lesson in checking the basics and prying information out of the customer. the mirror switch won't work if it's not plugged in. obviously someone has been in this car before me. and didn't plug the ...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGF8320W
hi all thanks to Rick [...].we replaced the left lower control arm and the center link and the noise was gone.thanks again. joe
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKD6040X
Thanks for the information. Woody was first with the Bank 2 upstream sensor as well as many others. The upstream and down stream Bank B sensors are directly below the expansion tank where the major coolant leak took place. I did find a post on World Pac forum ... Trouble codes: 1647 (manufactor specific).
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51CX2
Thanks to all who replied.. The fix-(do it right the 1st time) after re testing everything i determined i needed to pull the gas tank back down and sure enough the high-press/low volume line to the transfer pump(oriface) had come off(evidently I didn't get the...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L temp control VIN: WDBA4BDAKA
Customer had a new dash installed some time ago. When I went to check the in car temp sensor there was no wiring harness attached. Great. Now to figure out where they stuffed the plug and harness that they could not figure out the correct location of. Pulled c...
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1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L a/c VIN: WPOCA29905
Hello Techs, thanks for taking some time for helping me. Finally I repaired this Porsche. One of my problems was the size of the aftermarket evaporator, the tip that Bob [...] sent was the perfect clue for this problem, the evap. temp semsor must be inside a t...
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L Monitors won't run VIN: YS3DD75B0T
The problem is solved. It turns out that the 96-98 SAAB 900S with Motronic 4.1 has a rather ornery drive-cycle, and just driving it around won't set the monitors. SAAB service info (SI) #248 dated Sept 2001 gives a specific drive-cycle procedure, and a SAAB Te...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H0T
I am still waiting for customer approval for repair...Customer brough in another coil...no start...but I did observe 3-4 sparks from coil wire then it stopped. Car bumped over like it wanted to start. Most suggested the coil. I took customers coil over to a je...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWRF81H8V
Problem solved. Technician over filled the engine oil. I believe the turbo drain was being blocked by the overfilled crankcase and was causing the oil to back up in the turbo and forcing out through the seal into the exhaust. I first thought that the egr coole...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B21
Sorry it took so long to close. The owner of the Passat is out of the country. We ended up pulling the valve cover off & a couple of cam bearing caps & found a very blue camshaft at the #4 journel. After fishing around for a part that we thought was dropped in... Trouble codes: 16688 (4 Misfire), 17887 (Brake Vacuum System Mechanical Failure), 16687 (3 Misfire), 16684 (Random Misfire).
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L timing belt VIN: 9BWGP61JX3
thank you for the information we sent the car to a vw shop
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