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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4BR82PXR
Vehicle came in with intermittent misfire, intermittent MIL on, code P1314 present. Found air leaks at intake tube to throttle body boot and crack at IAT sensor in tube. Repaired. No change. Weird. Tested coils, fuel injectors, and circuits electrically - ok. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire detected), P1314 (Bank 2 catalyst damaging misfire)
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L transmission VIN: SALMF11464
After about 10 minutes warm-up-drive, transmission goes into limphome-mode, especially entering coasting after an acceleration. Recycling ignition-key resets failure for the next couple of minutes. Other then that, trans shifts and runs perfect. No engine code...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L ignition VIN: BA48068A04
I don't see many of these vehicles but the ignitions system looks relatively easy to understand. I am getting intermiten no start/stall, no spark. We gambled with a crank sensor that we thought was the fix. Not! There is voltage to the pos side of the coil. No...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L blower VIN: WDBEA32E4R
thanks for any help on this. customer brought car in wanting blower motor replaced, said it was noisy at times & then quit. replaced motor but there is no power to motor. all fuses in panel are good. wiring diagram shows a seperate fuse for this. does anyone k...
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2003 Ferrari 360 Spider 3.6L roof VIN: ZFFYT53A43
Hey guys I'm trying to help out a really good customer of mine. We live in a small city and there are no resources within 1000 miles for this ferrari. Basically they patialy disassembled the roof to refinish the car in a different color and now it will not ope...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L compressor clutch VIN: 3VWSC29M3Y
This Jetta came in with no A/C. Pressures are fine (static) 100 PSI. The compressor clutch is receiving 10.63 volts for .5 second every 15-20 seconds when the A/C switch is depressed with engine running. Grounds tested good as well as the fuses. The high press...
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1985 BMW 318i 1.8L Surge VIN: WBAAC7408F
Thank you for all the help. Most were right with the tps out of adjustment and oil soaked. After changing the tps and the idle controller, the idle surge went away. The cruise surge was better but, you can still feel it a little bit. I think it is the air...
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Camber VIN: WDBAB23A7D
Firstly thanks for the numerous replies, all helpful. You European cats are a pretty decent bunch. I bought some German aftermarket upper control arms including bushings and the ball joint, and the lower ball joints need replacement too. These brand new tir...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Reverse Clutch VIN: 3VWWA81H5T
What finally got the shifting on this VW to be pretty normal was a tip from a Master VW tech that I know locally. He said to erase the transmission memory: -Turn the key on, engine off -Slowly to the count of 30 seconds push the gas pedal down all the way to t...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: 3VWTE29M9Y
found a broken power feedback wire, blue in color, from the power side of the blower motor back to the control head had broken inside the harness. Ran a new wire and everything is working now. Thanks for all the replies.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 3VWSP69M92
Most everyone of the replies were correct. The code i had was for boost pressure, we tested the wastegate and found vac there{when needed} and it seemed to move with a hand vac pump. We lubed the shaft{worked it several times} and cleared the code. The car has... Trouble codes: P0671, P1556.
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