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1994 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBACA6325R
need a little background on ignition and possible fuse and relay functions cust towed in after went to car wash vehicle stalled twice in car wash then no start after pulled out ( cust did state after went thru car wash about a month ago vehicle ran rough and c...
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1998 BMW 323i 2.5L Accessories VIN: WBABJ8322W
98 BMW 328 IC. windows drop by them self Have 98 BMW 328 I. Convertable top is manual. Sometime when car is driven over bumps all 4 windows will go down around three inches. Right door lock actuator was not working correctly, would not unlock door . We ins...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Headgasket VIN: WDBEB28D2N
Hi everyone, I have my parents MB 1992 300D 2.5 turbo. It has a blown headgasket, leaking oil in the #1 cylinder. I pulled the head off, and sent it off to the machine shop. They said that one of the pre-chambers was damaged (#2), and needed to be replaced (th...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBRF84J24
Hello everyone and Happy Holidays. We have this Mercedes that was brought in with the complaint of running rough at idle and stalling. Both symptoms were reported to be intermittent. They would happen hot or cold. We looked at the vehicle, no codes were prese...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81H8T
THE CAR HAS A MIL LIGHT ON - cODE #p01582 THROTTLE ADAPTATION CODE - WE HAVE PERFORMED THE BASIC SETTINGS AND THE CODE COMES RIGHT BACK - WE HAVE REPLACED THE ELECTRIC THROTTLE BODY AND THE CODE COMES RIGHT BACK - ANY HELP APPRECIATED
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRB81H5W
Hello Volkswagen Guys, I have a generic code P0322 Igniton/engine speed input circuit No signal. 1) a VW specific code 16706 Engine Rpm sensor -G28 No signal error occurs intermitantly. 2) Code 13795 secondary air injection system faulty flow (P0411) occurs i... Trouble codes: P0322, 16706 (Engine Rpm sensor-G28 No signal Error occurs intermitantly), 16795 (seconday Air Injection system Faullty Flow P0411 error occurs Intermitly)
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWCF21C1X
we have 99 diesel beetle towed to us from the dealer where it has spent the last 3 months. they have replaced the injection pump, cpu, and glow plug harness- problem still exists. vehicle will start and run great for 30 to 40 minutes and die. somtimes it will ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAC63B41
cust said check eng light came on while driving. scaned for codes found p0501 and p0507 stored no other symptoms. speedo works and idle speed seems fine. Trouble codes: P0501 (vss not plausible signal), P0507 (idle speed control system)
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1988 Audi 5000 CS 2.2L Dryer Location? VIN: WAUHD044XJ
Hello everyone and thanks for the many and correct replies. The accumulator is very much the GM looking part and is up on the right under the large plastic AUDI cowl panel. Removal of the right wiper blade is required and be very careful with that panel..its v...
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1993 Audi 90 CS 2.8L clutch master cylinder VIN: WAUDJ58C6P
Thank You to those three people who replied. There is no real shortcut to replacing this clutch master. It's just one of those jobs you have to bite the bullet on, select the most proper tools for the job, and just do it. Loosen the master, slide it back as fa...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L engine VIN: WAUED28D9X
Well Valve bender is looking for new work, since he did not follow procedure becuase ' I wanted to get it done quicker'. Over the last five years I jettisoned more techs tan the last 15 due to slopply work habits. They fail to realize that follow known logical...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L timming belt VIN: WAULT68E53
Hey I really want to thank Gary for e-mailing the procedures, the question i had was related to the tightening sequence after new t-belt was installed. The autodata info was clearer on the subject. We just had to install the special tool to the specified camsh...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L abs light VIN: 3VWSC29M5X
Thanks for all your help. As suspected my scan tool was the problem. borrowed a european scan tool right rear speed sensor was shown as code. checked it, was not plugged in completely. lights out abs working Tahnks again
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L engine noise VIN: 3VWSA29M3Y
Most of the replies indicated that piston noises from these 2.0l engines were very rare. Most replies thought what we may be hearing is a valve (caused by poor oil change habits) or a broken manifold bolt that cause an exhaust 'tick' when cold. We are quite ce...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Battery has a drain VIN: 3VWCD21C31
Great news! This beetle is live and well! The problem that this car had was that it would start and die after a cold soak. We tested the coolant sensor and the MAF sensor as some suggested but the coolant sensor read right and we tried a VW Maf sensor but it m...
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1998 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L camshaft VIN: YV1LS5370W
I made my owm jig to hold cams in upper cylinder head and made my own marks on cam gears since this one did not have any marks on the gears for later reference when setting up belt. Crank gear had visible timing marks to set timing just before top dead center....
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