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1999 Audi A4 2.8L evap. monitor VIN: WAUED28D1X
need to see if anybody has run into this problem the evap. monitor not runnning to completion. cleared all codes and checked all other monitors and all run and pass, no codes, fuel sensor and tests all passing, fuel cap passing. look foward to any suggestions....
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Suspension VIN: SAJDAQ1D51
Hi Guys, I have this vehicle that has stiff suspension. When pushing down on the bumpers the only thing that flexes is the tire sidewall. It appears to have adaptive dampening, There are no failure messages. When raised on a lift the suspension drops normal...
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L alt VIN: SALJY1243T
need wiring diagram for charging system.
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Stall VIN: WDBEB28D5N
we had this car in a few days ago, we installed a new alternator and battery, and three days after repair, he returned and the car will not shut off when turned off. the vacumn diagpram that shuts car off is receiving 20 in vacvumn on shut down, and the lever ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Surge VIN: WDBHA28E4R
I have this c280 with a surg off idle all the time. It has had the engine wiring harness changed before. We have changed the throttle actuator (wiring bad) new air mass meter, new overvoltage relay, it is charging 14.1 volts @ idle, checks vacuum leaks, it doe...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L no shift
hello, some times it drives normal if parked for a few days, and in a mile or less or if i turn it off and drive it againit goes in a limpmode, only 1 gear or second , no shifting,i don't have an mb scanner only generic codes , p0500 p0720, p0715,i notes trans...
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1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Speedometer VIN: WP0CB2965L
I am in need of a complete wiring diagram for the speedometer circuit on this car. Mithcell On Demand only has a partial showing only from speedo to central electric. This car does not have FCU control unit. Also note that ABS relay missing in central elactric...
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1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3DM35B0R
Dear Automotive Brains. Please shine some light on this one. This car stalls on first start up. ONly when cold. After approx one minute or less it idles a little slow, but doesn't stall. After warm up runs fine, idles fine. According to customer, it sometimes ...
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1987 Volvo 245 DL 2.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: YV1AX8853H
I believe that I am on the right track with this one. This is a volvo that I had posted on about 2 weeks ago running very poorly. The customer had hit a large bump and the engine starting running on randomn cylinders. I replaced the distributor with hall sende...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2557Y
thanks iin advance volvo gurus. this 01 s40 has the mil lamp on for p0128 coolant temp regulation according to my launch x431, and my generic scanner. alldata doesnt even acknowledge that this code exists. so i can't find any test info for this code to even be... Trouble codes: P0128
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L ABS module code ABS-0095 VIN: YV1TS90D9Y
Hello Volvo techs,I am having a difficult time diagnosing the CAN bus on this S80, The code is ABS-0095 = control module communication,a previous tech installed a new ABS module, MIL, ABS, BRAKE, TRACTION lights still on, he sent it to Volvo to clear codes, th...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Heating VIN: WAUDA88D27
Ohhhhh boy, what a nightmare, but it's finally over. I had a dream that my tech quit due to this job. Thanks to all who took time to give many good pieces of advice. From making sure and explaining in detail the bleeding proceedure, to their experience with th...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Stall VIN: WAUED24B7Y
Thanks ! to everybody that responded.Most of you pointed toward jet transfer pump/combination of two vacuum lines coming from main pump to driver side of the tank,where they both connect together.End of that connections/suction jet/ is covert by plastic cap/.S...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBEA34E1N
After trying everything that was suggested by 10 diffent shops I took off the car the mass air meter and removed the side cover and could see 2 or 3 wires melted inside the unit . I sent it to an electronics remanufacturing facility close to my shop and they i...
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2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33422
The two replies I received weren't much help but owing to the relative obscurity of the make and model the effort was most appreciated. I actually lucked into the fix for this car while googling the net after work. It seems that a gentleman purchased a MAP sen... Trouble codes: P1239 (Secondary Upstream MAP Sensor too low engine stopped), P1241 (Secondary Upstream MAP Sensor too low at full load).
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Charging VIN: WVWMA23B4Y
Thanks for all the help that is all but Perri from Arizona it is easy to be rude a know it all and think you are above other people when you are not face to face anyway the problem was the reman alt replaced it with a nother and all is well thanks again for al...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29501
unfourtanetly most of the replies refers to the electonic throttle body needing replacing or software needing updating. the volvo we are working on does not have an electonic throttle body, nor did the used engine we installed, there is a tps sensor on the thr... Trouble codes: 78 (po335- faulty engine speed sensor), P0335, P0336.
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