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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L tcm light on VIN: WBADM6347X
i have ck for lose battery cables,,, ran can test no codes,,, tcm light will not go out along with seat belt light light has anyone ran across this problemmmmmm,,, if so recomedation please
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Unknown
Customer drove car in. Said that under load car will set the gear malfuction light in center of instrument cluster. They would pull over,turn off ignition and restart car. Car would drive normal. Pulled codes 145, 146,055. 145 and 146 are CAN codes 055 is 5th...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L cylinder head VIN: WDBEA30D2M
We have a cylinder head leaking oil. We dont usually get into these kind of repairs on Mercedes and I was wondering if there are any special tools needed before we take this on. Anything special that we need to know also. Thank you
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L ASR light's on VIN: WDBGA32E3N
Hi MB-Techs & fellows ! This is the second post we hope that someone out there has been working on that same problem. We've the car here 2 months already & can't fix it . We asked the customer to bring the car to the dealer & let it fix it right.We won't be ab...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBGA51E5P
car came in and it would not idle idle speed was about 400 rpm and stall out ,found several dtcs stored in computers we found throttle control accuator wiring harness damage also found a broke pin on the throttle control accuator connector replaced cleared dtc... Trouble codes: S29/3 (idle speed contact switch), M16/1, S16/3, C0AN, ASR
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBGA32E4PA
This mercedes will hesistate on initial accell with A/c on. If u bring throttle up right above idle acells fine. No codes found for engine controls but A/C will list every code possible. A/C is working ok. Noticed that when A/C is on request reads off and when...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDC1631542
New customer is a friend of another client. We don't have diagnostic equipment for Benz. Intermittently engine auto cranks but fails to run, as if immobilized ?. After repeated attempts, the engine starts and runs normally. Owner only has 1 key. Owner advises ...
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1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L a/c VIN: WVWEE83A3V
The complaint was that the a/c wasn't working. Found that a/c only worked on low blower. If you turn the blower to any other speed it cuts power off to the a/c. Blower works on all speeds. Mitchels wiring diagams are either incomplete or I am missing something...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L key remote VIN: WBADM6340Y
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLYED BUT I COULD NOT GET THE REMOTES TO WORK.I TRYED THE INFO EVERYONE GAVE BUT NO GO. CUSTOMER TOOK IT THE DEALER 75 MILES AWAY AND IT TURNS OUT IT WAS MODULE UNDER DASH OR THAT WHAT THEY TOLD CUSTOMER I AM NOT REALLY SURE. ANYWAY THANKS ...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBABM3342Y
Thank you very much for your help ... It was indeed a "dirty" shifter cover. I put it back and its working great till now...
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L electric windows VIN: 1070441202
my thanks to all, especially mark from texas for the wireing diagrams. it was the relay and a minor wire repair in the supply line to term 30 of the relay. thanks again for all the help and support. chuck
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Starting VIN: WDBRF61J3J
FIRST OFF I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERY BODY FOR YOUR INFO. I PUT ANTI-SEEZE ON FLY WHEEL AND THAT QUITENED THE SQUEEL NOISE, BUT STILL WOULDN'T START. I FIGURED OUT IF I HELD THE KEY IN THE START POSITION AND WIGGLED KEY IT WOULD START EVERY TIME. FOUND THE PRO...
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1979 Porsche 928 4.5L brk pres warn VIN: 9289201191
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED SO QUICKLY! ACCORDING TO THE MANUAL WE HAD (MITCHELL); IT DID NOT SAY TO DISCONNECT THE BATTERY TO RESET THE BRAKE PRESSURE WARN LIGHT-- ONLY TO TURN THE KEY TO RUN POSITION & PUSH RESET. NOT SURE WHAT ACTUAL FIX MIGHT HAVE BEEN? EI...
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1983 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L shifter VIN: WPOAA0915D
Some said to check the linkage which we did and found it to be satisfactory. Most replies said that the problem would be it the gearbox it's self. We are not equiped to handle that so we refered him to someone who could do this. Thanks for the valuable info.
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L electric windows VIN: 3VMRF81H2W
REPLACED ALL THE WIRING TO THE WINDOWS AND INSTALLED TWO NEW WINDOW REGULATORS. IT WAS EXPENSIVE, BUT THE CUSTOMER MADE THE PROBLEM HIMSELF BEFORE BRINGING IT TO ME. EVERYTHING NOW WORKS GREAT!
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L motor VIN: 3VWSD69M81
well,the jetta is fixed.i got 9 quick replies,8 said to drop it out the bottom,one said it comes out the top,so i took it out the top.just kidding.it comes out the bottom pretty easy,after you remove subframe.special thanks to scott,who sent me the procedure o...
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1989 Volvo 245 DL 2.3L oil filter VIN: YV1AX8858K
I appears that no one else is having an unusual number of cracked oil filters. Apparently there was a recall of some Bosch filters some time ago. We have had six failures on the Bosch filters in a month--on different cars, installed by four different techs. ...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L power steering VIN: YV1LZ56D4X
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1SZ58D51
thanks to all the veh did have reflash 155 perviously performed; however upon further diag we found we had knock off air tube to inter cooler it was just touching hard tube and would seperate when engine was started(unmetered air) attached tube, disconnected b... Trouble codes: 102 (mass air flow meter fault), 1238 (turbo boost solenoid fault).
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