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1997 BMW 750iL 5.4L Stall VIN: WBAGK232XV
Problem did not exist before tank repair. Customer states that the fuel gauge seems accurate, however, at 1/2 tank the vehicle runs out of fuel. When customer tops up fuel, gauge reads full and will run strong until runs out at 1/2 tank again. I have obtained ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBJF65H9X
I have this MB E320 sedan that has no other driveability issuse except the MIL is on. With my scan tool I have gotten the MB codes 120, 121,and 135 for the transmission. I'm not a transmission guy but was wondering if this is a computer problem and not really ...
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1986 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1FX8850G
This car came in with a rough idle concern. I have checked the somewhat limited info in Alldata and have followed the test prodecure to determine that the MAF, throttle switches, coolant temp sensor, ECU grounds, fuel injection relay all are within the specs l...
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2000 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L transfer case/ angle gear VIN: YV1LV60D6Y
Good day gentlement, I've run into some bad luck with this vehicle and it is totally eating my lunch. About a year ago I installed a used angle gear(volvo calls it that) in this car (transfer case). On this most recent visit while test driving the car, we hit ...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L atf VIN: YV1CZ91H64
This unit is blowing out ATF under highway conditions, I believe. Nothing leaks out when run stationary. It broadcasts the fluid so I can't tell where it's coming from other than somewhere in the lower right or rear quadrant. It's not coming out of the window ...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBB88D7V
Thank you for all of your replies. Here is what we found. The intake cam timing was off a tooth. The plastic chain guides were worn out. Customer did say oil light had been coming on. Looks like we have a oiling problem. We need to replace oil pump, timing cha... Trouble codes: P1338 (Bank 1 Camshaft position Sensor Open circuit/short to ground.).
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: SAJDA01P31
Thanks to everyone for the input. We did find a bad thermostat which did fix the problem. Also found out there was a new calibration for this vehicle available. Happy New Year
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1990 Volkswagen Golf GTI 8-Valve 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWDK21G4L
Thanks again for all of your help. This one is finally fixed and out of my shop! I had a 3 volt drop between the fuel pump relay and the main power to the injectors. It was unclear which wires ran for the back of the fuse box to the injectors since the colors ...
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1991 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWFA21G6M
well i would like to thank those that took the time to respond. i did replace the starter, bat +/- cables and the car cranks over wonderfully. it will start then stall within a couple of seconds, then no start there after. i had a vw master tech stop on out an...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63BX1
Thank you for all of your help and I found this one by looking at the throttle body when the problem was there. The thorttle plate was suck out a little bit. By takeing it apart and looking at the motor itself found that the inside magnets were broken on the i... Trouble codes: 16684 (Ramdom misfire), 16685 (1 misfire), 16686 (2 misfire), 17705 (Pressure loss at conettion before charger), 17972 (Thr. valve before base), 17976 (Thr valve).
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