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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6334X
this car has a couple of rough running cylinders - most obvious is #4 which does not go to injector cut off - but on the rough scale on my scanner is in the 3's --- #2 is also somewhat high but #4 is highest - i replaced all the plugs and swapped coils from th...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJHX1747S
This jag was towed in from another shop, and was told that it needed a MAF, I scanned this thing and found a crank sensor code stored and no RPM signal, scope checked the sensor and found bad. Replaced the crank sensor and vehicle started, well this is where m...
1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDB2201702
Hi Group, Have another puzzle. This S class came in from another shop with code P0100 'Air mass meter" current and stored. seems easy enough, throw on a new meter, no change, check all inputs Ok . reading 1.4v at idle , Ok but also reading 32 kg/hour air intak... Trouble codes: P0100 (Air Mass Meter)
1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBC82E4S
Check engine light comes on intermittently, and when it does the engine runs rough and surges, then light goes off and car runs fine. Had two codes 00515 Hall sensor-G40 open circuit/short and 00513 engine speed sensor no signal. Cleared codes and drove car an... Trouble codes: 00515 (Hall sensor-G40 open curcuit/short with power error occurs intermitently), 00513 (Engine speed sensor on signal)
1996 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L tachometer no working VIN: 3VWDA81H1T
HI, everyone I need help.the car come in .no Tachometer and no speedometer at same time.if tachometer working,the speedometer working at same time.when both meter no working.i try to tapping top of instrument to get both meter working. but no helping.thanks
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L "wing" flaps for top VIN: 3VWCK21Y23
Hello! I have a very clean convertible here. Customers initial complaint was that when top is in down position, body panel "wings" at hinge area, will not retract when top is in down position. I discovered that the yellow warning lamp at top of windshield, w...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Electric door locks VIN: YV1TS97D4X
Another Volvo electrical mystery. The door locks don't work electrically from the drivers side outside lock. There is no key slot on the passenger side. Inside electric lock does not work either. The doors can be manually locked and unlocked. We have no remote...

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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L loss of voltage to computer VIN: WBAGJ8323V
thanks to everyone for the info.A turbine sensor was going in & out when driving that fixed the tranny.The voltage problem,well the customer would not give me permission to go any farther with that problem.thanks again.The wiring diagrams were a lot of help.p....
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Head Gasket VIN: WDBFA63F3T
OK, thanks everyone for the help. I found a place to order the Eldring gasket set, also had a tensioner and head bolts. One stop shopping :-). Car's coming in next week for the repair...I'm ready for it, thanks to all of you.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Coolant Temp Light VIN: 3VWSC29M8X
I thank everyone for replying. Almost everybody pointed at the Coolant Level Sensor (which is part of the tank). Surprisingly very reasonably priced! Replacing this put the light out for good. I am so glad I wrote this to IATN, because I never realized that a ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29M2Y
found a couple things bad. glow plug wires bad and replaced and also found that the three coolant temp sensors on the t-stat housing were corroded badly replaced sensors and wire pigtails. clear codes and no problems found, may thanks to the replies. Trouble codes: P0380 (glow plug heater circuit a).
2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61T23
thank all who helped and yes it was the fuel psi sensor on the end of the fuel rail i was just waiting to make sure this car was fixed. the ck eng lite is off now and the car does not stall any more . alot of money for such a small part that probably cost abou... Trouble codes: P0194.
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