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1991 BMW 535i 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAHD2314M
Thanks in advance for the help! I have this BMW with no codes or warning lights on. Runs exactly like it has bad spark plug wires under aceeleration but also stalls at times and just generally rins like crap. It seems like its running rich but i dont have a ma...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBAAM3336F
Hi thanks for your help.I have a 323 with vent problem when the A/C is on set at 59F the driver vents is 50F on the pass vent 70F it is Not dual climate.I set the temp at 91F the vent on the driver vent temp is 80F and pass vent 100F.All vent controls work and...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ews VIN: 5UXFB33502
Hi: Have an X5 here with an intermittent no crank and intermittent delay of crank somtimes, Has codes 35 toleration of changing code increased with key and 15 power on reset. Battery tests ok, problem exists with several different keys. any ideas ? I see there...
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L sound system VIN: WBAEK73485
hi all. i have this 2005 bmw 645 here that came in with no sound and i have checked all the fuses and found everything to be ok. the display comes on and just says bmw so i know that is working but i don't get any other display. i have had before the amplifier...
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1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L accessory memory VIN: SAJKX6240V
Greetings, Had this vehicle in a few months ago to fix inoperative adjustable steering column and mirrors.Solution was to install a used column and mirror ecu.However,the memory for the seats and mirrors didn't work.When you pressed the memory button with the...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L engine VIN: SALPV1447X
the dealer tells me that it is very common for the block to be cracked. my question is. since ford bought land rover in 2000 is this engine the same as the ford 4.6 bare block and heads or just bare block thank you.
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 280SE .0L kingpin VIN: 1080671202
Hello,I need some old school Mercedes techs advise.I am installing kingpins on this VERY nice old 280 SE.I used Billstein kits and had them reamed in by a very competent machinist.My problem on assembly is getting the kingpin end play adjusted correctly. I am...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L a/c VIN: WDBFA76F6X
After 30 minutes of driving on the highway, then arriving at destination, the vent temperature will begin to warm up and at times a slight vapor is noticed from the vents. System has been inspected for refigerant level and level has remained full throughout th...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L radiator fan VIN: WMWRC33462
this Mini fan runs continuously after engine shutdown. The problem is intermittent and (of course) it won't act up for us so that we can properly troubleshoot. Most of the time, the fan cycles on/off as normal. Pulling the relay in the fuse/relay panel doesn't...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Pressure In cooling VIN: YS3DF55N9V
Hello Friends Customer bought this car sight unseen, in another state. Car has no power. Found turbo not working. found hose to intake manifold blown off. Customer hooked up the hose. Turbo seems to send pressure to the engine cooling system, which blew the ... Trouble codes: N0NE
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Speed sensor VIN: YS3DF75K72
ABS/TCS lights continue to come on with same code c1386 RT rear wheel speed sensor signal incorrect. Driving vehicle monitored sensor with tech2 sensor reads the same as all the other sensors. Replaced sensor and let vehicle go to return after 24hours with sam...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B7X
I recieved this car this morning running poorly. the code I got was P1237 with a Snap-On brick, OBDII global (cyl #1 injector circ open) I checked the injectors the old fashion way, I unplugged each one just to be sure there was an issue. I found cyl #2 to be ... Trouble codes: 1237 (cyl 1 fuel inj circ open)
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2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Power VIN: YV1RS59V84
This car has twice lost all electrical power while driving. Will not do anything, all lights/gauges/accessories inop. By the time it gets towed here all working just fine. Have already checked connections to fuse panel up front, battery connections in trunk, c...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4BR82PXR
The vehicle is fixed! Customer reports it running better than ever. I am thrilled with the way it runs driving it back the 50 miles from up North at the dealership. Here is the breakdown. I've covered the replies through #6 for the most part in the upd... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire detected), P1314 (Bank 2 catalyst damaging misfire).
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Starting VIN: WDB2100010
Thanks to everyone who replied,i changed the K40 Overvoltage protection relay and all was well could communicate with all control units,and problem is fixed.I did have all lights in the dash working as Pat had asked me, Thanks again.
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L A/C compressor VIN: YV1LS5722T
Several of you were right on the money. After looking at the wiring diagram closely AllData showed a diode in the relay which Mitchel didn't show. The way the diode was oriented would mean that power came from the ECM. This proved to be wrong. We removed the E...
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2000 Volvo C70 2.4L power convertable top VIN: YVINC56D8Y
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED! AFTER THE REPAIR (COVER LATCH MOTOR) IT DID SEEM THAT THE MODULE DID NOT KNOW EXACTLY WHAT POSITION THE TOP WAS IN, AND WOULD STOP THE PROCEDURE. WHEN I READJUSTED THE MICRO SWICTHS IT WOULD FINISH THE CYCLE, BUT WOULD STOP AGAIN WHE...
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