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1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L anti-theft VIN: SALJY124TA
This truck has already been complicated up to this point. The Rover tech that started it was fired so I've had to piece together where he was on it. Came in locked down in immobilized. No check engine, no crank, red LED in dash on flash fast.We sent the Fuel E...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L battery lite VIN: WDBEA30D1M
we have this car in for the battery lite gets brighter as the rpms come up along with a few others next to it. i checked charging system and its charging 13.85volts.when loading to 12volts max amp output is 75amps. i have never worked to much with these cars t...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L alarm VIN: WDBRF61W11
This 203 C240 will self trigger alarm siren some time after is locked. Time can be some minutes or hours. I tested with anti-thief inclination sensor disabled and problem will continue. This car does not have a alarm internal motion sensor (or, at least, does...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L door locks VIN: WDC1631542
This vehicle originally came in on a tow truck-it stopped while driving. When we started testing we found no power to many circuits & eventually tracked the fault down to burnt out pins in the all activity module(body control). it burnt out both the module & t...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Seat heaters, wipers VIN: WDBUF70JX3
Hello, Originally I had this car in for seat heaters inoperative. The switches do nothing on the dash, and I noticed the passager seat i heating all the time. Codes were as recorded above, and I am suspecting the control unit, but not aboslutely confident it i...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L tranny noise VIN: WMWRC33452
custumer conplain of noise coming on driver side.test drive car found noise coming from tranny.depress clutch noise goes away and i am positive it the release bearing but went to know if any one as problems wiht the mini trannys.
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L not getting fuel VIN: 3VWAA8IE2W
car cranks good,has fuel pumping at pres. regulater.injetors seem to be pulsing with dvm hoohed up to them.5.43 volts at injector,has good spark with start and run fine with staring fluid spray.don't know what pres. is wating to get adapter for pes. tester,but...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: VWSP29M11M
This problem started few months ago and progressivly has gotten worse. The indicator inside began (when attempted to cycle glow plugs would just flash real quik. Always stayed on much longer. As temps got coolder up hear, hard start began to occur. I did notic...
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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L shifter VIN: YV1LS5546T
I have 2, maybe 3 seperate problems on this volvo. the complaint was that every now and then it won't shift out of park. i was never able to experience the problem, but the customer agreed to take a gamble and replace the micro switch under the shifter as per ...
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1RS61T54
Posting for a bodyshop that subs work to us, I haven't seen this vehicle yet. involved in collision right front-air bag deployed, once cop asked client to move car off road, would not start. now at bodyshop-still no start, suspect there may be an inertia switc...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L overheating VIN: WAUBA34B7X
Well my hats off to everyone who replied. After getting the Paul [...] version, I called the dealer who originally performed the service of the t-belt and water pump. They didn't put a t-stat in, why I'm not sure. I ordered a stat and installed. Everything is...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L drivetrain VIN: WAULC68E32
I want to thank you all as you hit it on the head. The left inner cv was bad. After finally getting correct tool to take shaft out,we were able to find the bad joint. Thanks again for all of your help. This is a great source of info.
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG833XX
thanks for the advice I actually landed up replacing the Air Mas Meter and the Valve have driven car noe for about 100 miles and no Check engine light car has gone. Another happy customer.Thanks again ti IATN support Trouble codes: P0443 (Tank Venting Valve).
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2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNY22273
After verifing the cam and crank signals at the ECM, we decided that there is a problem with the ECM itself. We sent the vehicle to the dealer as the ECM is under warranty. Thanks to all that responded. When I get conformation of what fixed the vehicle, I will... Trouble codes: P1403.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J01
Thanks for all the email on this one its a very common problem.with most mercedes models. sent the car to the dealer and the cust. called me back to tell me it was the cat. she is happy because it is covered Thank again. Trouble codes: 300 (301 -), 301 (303 -), 303 (306 -), 306.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L brake warning light VIN: 2VWSP69M92
we found intermentcluster to be defective replaced fixed our problem.
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Pressure Plate VIN: YV1RS53D71
Thank you for all the replies. It does require a special tool to collapse the pressure plate. Also, don't be alarmed if you have to buy a new flywheel. They changed the bearing design, and the inner diameter is different.
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