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1988 BMW 735i 3.5L tachometer VIN: WBAGB4317J
Hi Folks Thank in advance. The tach does not work in this vehicle and I have limited information. I have check all the grounds. I removed the instrument cluster to check for bad connections, none found. I noticed that I can get the tach to work after disconnec...
1997 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8320V
Hello BMW techs, this car has a MIL on with DTC's 220 & 223 set. Both oxygen sensors are active and crosscounting. Unfortunately, these codes or their diag. procedures are not listed in Alldata. Could anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks Trouble codes: 220 (oxygen sensor control bank 1), 223 (oxygen sensor control not active after specified time)
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: BWA3FA3R45
Im hoping a bmw tech can help me out.I have very little info on new bmws.i cant find any wiring diagrams for engine performance,i was wondering if these codes were related in any way,like they were all losing power intermittently,i also would like to know wher... Trouble codes: 130 (can signal asc 1), 137 (undocumented code), 35 (secondary air pump relay), 140 (leakage diagnosis pump), 126 (dmtl magnetic valve circuit), 90 (abs intermittent system down)
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L 3-2 / 2-1 down shift VIN: SALPV1542Y
transmission came in as no move - overhaul, replace mlps, replace pressure control solenoid, now has downshift clunk. any ideas thanks
1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Cab 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1110261200
Okay, My long hair is much shorter as it is starting to fall out and I am serious, I have turned to 3 of the best Mercedes Benz tech in the area and we are all at a loss..car runs very rich, will not idle and has no power...Fuel pressure was low-new fuel pump,...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLK70G43
Vehicle came into shop with mil on. Scan computer with modis and got code 201C. "Fuel canister pressure sensor". I can't find any info or location of that sensor. I know there is a fuel tank pressure sensor, evap purge valve and regeneration valve. My shop key... Trouble codes: 201C (Fuel canister pressure sensor)
2006 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L Lght in the dash
This vehcle came in for 2 front tires yesterday we replaced the fronts 255/40/19 with the same tire size I made sure my best tech worked on it to protect the sensors from braking. The customer brought the vehicle in today no broken sensors I have a master tech...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L EML on VIN: WMWRC33413
We have a 2003 Mini Cooper, nonturbo, CVT transmission with transmission fault P1731 - clutch solenoid open circuit. We checked the resistance of the circuit at the connector x8505 and it is definitely open. This means there is a problem with the solenoid or t...
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Restriction VIN: WPOCA2989W
Hello group, This boxster had been lifted improperly and the aluminum a/c lines that run down the passengers side of the vehicle were damaged causing a leak. There was only a small crack in one of the lines but I replaced both the lines and all necessary o-rin...
1998 Volkswagen New Beetle 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWBFG1C9W
The vehicle came in has a no start, it did not show the the glow plug sign lighting up in dash and had know communication with the scan tool. I checked the main power relay and it has a open in the windings. I replaced the relay and had scan tool communication...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L unidentified part VIN: WVWHC63B61
Hi Veeedub guys This one is a request for info only. I have this early 2001 passat here with an AUG motor. My problem is that it has a harness plugged in to the #4 ignition coil that i need to identify. The harness is short... about 6 inches and appears to b...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Surge VIN: 3VWCB21C12
cruise control surges at hiway speeds after warmed up. it will surge 2-4 miles an hour. no codes present at this time. no known history. does not do it with cruise turned off.
1991 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: YV1FX8842M
Help :) no codes, hard to start and once started idle quality is very poor. Scope check and ignition is fine, checked o2 good cross counts and lots of good variation, check coolant temp sensor on fuel side and in was within specs, check map sensor and its with...
1991 Volvo 940 GLE 2.3L Heater Fan VIN: YV1KA8753M
Hello Volvo Tech's, This car came in with fan inop, found bad fan with connector burnt. Replaced fan with new connector, all was well. Now the fan goes inop at times,sometimes while driving and other times during start up. We have not been able to duplicate th...
1998 Volvo V90 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KW9603W
Howdy again,,, This BoBo is mocking me! I got this thing in and some how through the trouble code translation I got steered into catalyst effeciency. I found a rotted through vacuum line to the pair valve and the valve was stuck shut. The air pump was fine and... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap small leak), P0455 (evap large leak)

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2003 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14C03
Malcom had the ultimate answer to my info problem;Google it,DUH!Be careful though.The site he found had definitions for these code #s but they were incorrect for this car.Steve and Robert nailed it.I did a search with the IE7 toolbar and found a site with accu... Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel level sensor circut), P1642 (Unknown), P1111 (Unknown).
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L engine VIN: WDBHA28E9S
i'm sorry about the delay, turns out this car acually need's an engine. thanks for everyones help and input!
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L transmission or transfer case VIN: 4JGA54E1WA
I really appreciate the input the six guys gave me and very quickly. First, I want to apoligize for the late closing post but I needed to hear from the customer first. I ended up finding fluid in the trans connector. I checked for fluid at the trans module and...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L windows and seats VIN: WDBJF65FWA
Lots of valuable help. I have seen the rear DCM's give a headache on these. This time it was BOTH front Door Control Modules. eplaced driver's first and got back all functions except the right front window. Right module fixed the rest of the problem. Probably ...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPA81H1W
All replies said relearn the throttle and that was it! Thanks to all of you. Trouble codes: 17988 (Throttle actuator malfunction), 16487 (mass air flow sensor signal too high intermittent).
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3VWAA81E6W
I installed a VW mass airflow sensor and a new VW coil and the car still runs the same. I doudle checked everything still found nothing wrong. Talk with customer and we agreed to take it to the dealer rather than start throwing parts at it. Thank you very much... Trouble codes: P0102, P1242, P1582.
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