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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L ews alignment VIN: WBADE5324W
Hi guys, have a question for everyone. This car has been a nightmare. Originally came in for a clutch. Replaced the disc, pressure plate, bearings, flywheel, master and slave cylinders. 2 days later battery died, jumped and car started, charged battery while i...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1242Y
vehicle came in with a no start. no rpm signal. put in new crank sensor, still no start. found a previous help request stating to grind down the crank sensor spacer to move sensor closer. i moved the sensor in by hand before grinding and the vehicle will start... Trouble codes: P0103, P0105, P0106
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 230 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1150171204
Has the single Solex carb with a bunch of vacuum controls usual for the year. Fuel smells fine. Ignition wires are not leaking. My gut says it's a secondary ignition breakdown but it could be excessive lean condition. I don't have a working ignition scope. Any...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Misfire VIN: 1070441203
the vehicle came into us with a missfire. we inspected the tune parts and the spark plugs had some carbon tracking but we found the fuel return line had been smashed and had some gunk in it so we repaired the line and flushed and blew out the system as well as...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L remote key will not start VIN: WBDNG83J23
customer complain of intermitten no start especially in the morning when car is sitting over night. veh wont respond to remote and wont crank. battery power is prime. will start after about 15 minutes of trying. when problem is occuring, i hook up the launch t...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L door locks VIN: YS3DF78N2V
I need to know where to find the door lock control box PN 4710257. It is located in the right kick panel on 1996 models, and shown there in the EPC and WIS. I can't locate it on this 1997 car.
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2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L oil leak VIN: YS3EH48G81
Hello fellow techs. Thanks in advance for your time. I have this Saab cmae in on the hook not charging. A lot of oil on the alternator. So replaced the alternator (boy thats a lot of fun) and now I am trying to diagnose the oil leak. I have to get the rpms up ...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF48Z51
This pattern seems to repeat it self over and over. Trouble codes: P0134
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L No Start VIN: YV1TS90D4Y
HI, EVERY ONE I HAVE NO POWER GETTING TO FUEL PUMP HAVE TESTED POWER TO RELAY IS GOOD FROM WHAT i CAN TELL E.C.M. IS NOT TELLING RELAY TO POWER UP FUEL PUMP. I DON,T HAVE GREAT INFO TO GO ANY FURTHER SO I AM HOPING FOR SOME HELP. THANKS RANDY
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2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L no drive or reverse VIN: YV1SW53D71
The engine starts and runs fine. When the vehicle is put into reverse to back out of shop it moves, put it in drive and it moves. After driving for less than 100 yards you lose all movement, engine still running. Fluid level is correct and there is no MIL or c...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L cd changer VIN: WBAGK2321W
I went to our nearest bmw dealership and asked a couple of the lead techs ---they have not heard of this problem. The foreman suggested replacing the cd changer. Thanks guys for responding. I am at present looking online for a used unit which should take care ...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, EXCESSVIE CRANK TIME VIN: WBAAM3345Y
Good day, and thanks for all the help. The customer took the car, and has not reurned yet. We beleive the problem is a bad crank position sensor. Several replies sugested that, although we were still getting the same intake cam code, p0340, this can be caused ... Trouble codes: P0340 (inlet camshaft sensor).
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: SAJFAO1C5Y
thanks for your help on this one it ended up being a comunication problem between pcm and bcm jaguar had to flash both computers with up dates and new proms ,traction control apparently confused both computers and nothing would work properly. thanks again for ...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SALPF1549Y
Friends, this one has been fixed. Anyone reading this is advised to also read the replies because they contain a wealth of information which were proven helpful and true throuought the course of this repair. Here is a brief description of what we learned. We...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Engine overheating VIN: WDBGA51EXS
Thanks to all that responded to my post, at this time I'm going to close this string with the following closing update. 1. After finding out the radiator had no flow I sent the vehicle back to the other shop for which they installed the cheapest radiator avail...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ALL .0L all systems
Thanks everyone for your suggestions, I have been able to load the programs ok, it turns out they needed to see a server or be online to load correctly. Thanks again. Regards from Australia, Ron [...]
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1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L Mechanical VIN: WP0AB2965L
Thanks for all the great responses Most people said that they had no head gaskets in 1990 but you could update them by purchasing new cylenders and having some machine work done to the head this was a little to expensive for our customer the cylenders were aro...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ABS module VIN: WVWMA23B7Y
Thanks to everyone who replied. I really hated to give the job to the dealer that far into it. The 00021 was the correct coding. The lack of information seems to get worse every year. Thanks to all that replied. Jeff
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