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Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for January 27, 2007
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA24A4E
Customer states that engine died. Fuel pump runs and cold start injector works. This is not a fuel system problem. It has no fire to spark plugs or from coil. The neg side of coil will not trigger the coil to fire. I checked the pickup coil and it is just unde...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Hesitation, Cuts out
hey everybody,dont really like to ask for help with so little diag info but dont have benz scanner. Car will drive absolutly fine for a few minutes upon a cold start up but while criusing Ill lose all throttle response and the car will bog down until you stomp...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L oil change light on VIN: WMNR42JLO2
hi i had this c230 in my shop for a check oil level light on checked codes and stored a code for it lifted car found wires broke at sensor fixed problem while up customer wanted oil changed did so and now i cant get the service oil change light to reset custom...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L engine VIN: WVWMD63B13
this vehicle was a trade in, had a fresh oil change before driving across the street to trade it off. car runs but noisy valve train. oil lights on. no maintainance records. i changed to synthetic 5-20 immediately. oil light came on after 30 minutes of driving...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WAUED64B6Y
We end up putting a used cylinder head & that took care of the problem,,,what a mess,,,thanks to everyone
1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHE2322R
Hello All, I received many replies.Most pointed to vaccum leaks.i did a compression and leakdown test.Compression was 190psi in all cyls. and no more than 5% leakage in any cyl.the plugs didn't look great so I replaced them and the car ran better but still not... Trouble codes: 12 (O2 sensor bank 1), 13 (O2 sensor bank 2).
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Engine shuts off
Thanks to all who have responded! I have been in touch with the operator of the car and he has no idea hen he will return for a repair visit. I'll probably see it when it comes in on a hook or when it is impossible to drive. Thanks again.. Marty.
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L hood release VIN: WVWPD23B6Y
thank you to the iatn members for the responses. we were able to finally get this hood open without damage. here's the trick, if anyone else runs into one of these: lift 'firmly' on the passengers front corner, 'smack' the drivers front corner with your hand. ...
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