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2002 Audi A4 1.8L wipers VIN: WAULC6802A
Hello folks this car gave me two codes under control module 8e0 907 279 e ,01753 w/wiper motor v stage 1 open or short to ground - intrmittent, and 01754 stage 2 the same . I have replaced the motor and the same codes are back and the wipers still ack as thoug...
1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L trans line VIN: SALJ1244T8
Hello everybody, We have a discovery that a customer would like us to do a trans service on but we dont have the right connectors for it. We use a transtec machine from motorvac in our shop. Does anyone know what connectors to use or where we can get some tha...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L waterpump VIN: WDBHA28E2S
vehicle came in with broken heaterhose fitting (which runs thru firewall). replaced fitting and checked cooling system operation. vehicle runs @ 199 at 60-70 mph.if you let the vehicle idle the temp will go up as high as you let it. the fans (both electric & m...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4JGAB34E3W
i have two ml 1998 with the same problem , both of their fuel pump relay get very hot after running the car for ten or twenty minutes and after driving more relay going to burn ,is it possible that the chassis brain box part no [...] is the problem ,i che...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: WDBJF25H7X
Good morning Mercedes Benz techs,I have a customer which came in about a month ago with a p0100 code,mass air flow sensor,replaced the mass air flow sensor erased the code and all is well,or as it seemed.Last week the customer came back with a complaint of whe...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L a/c VIN: WDBRF64JO1
Hi Fellows! Customer comes in with the complain ,when turn on A/C behind the center dash make about 8 times click,click noise then noise disappear.Sometime A/C system shut off by it self so customer has to turn car off & restart to make A/C work again. Scan A...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L door ajar light? VIN: WDB7GH567D
customer is bringing his E320 wagon in tomorrow to fix the door ajar light not coming on as I could not find such a light in all data I am guessing that it is on the driver instrument information display??? or is it a bulb red light??? . the interior lights wo...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK49F23
This bad boy came in with these same codes a month ago. I Replace the Cam adjust sensor and wire harness. Clear the code and send the car along its merry way. Came back today with the cust irated. I scan for codes and I listed them below. I cleared the code ca... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor), P0102 (Mass Air Flow), P0135 (O2 Sensor Heater CircuitB1S1), P0010 (Cam Position Acuator), P0414 (Secondary Air Injection System Switching valve)
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN4OJ73
Hi MB-Gurus , car came in with check engine light on all the time. check & found code P0456 as described. Check gas cap & found OK.Check generate valve,pipes & connection at engine compartment & they look OK. The problem is as the code explained very small lea... Trouble codes: P0456 (evaporation system leak detected very small leak)
2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33454
This vehicle will not run if map intake air sensor is plug in. If you unplug the map intake air sensor it will run fine but sets code P1238 Trouble codes: P1238
1993 Volvo 960 2.9L shift light VIN: YV1KS9511P
Customer complains of shift mode sw. lights flashing back and forth between all three buttons and at same time upshift arrow in dash also starts to flash. When I start the car and I shift to drive the car fills on limp mode but if I moved to neutral and restar...

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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Cylinder Head VIN: WBAAM3332X
Thank you to all who replied to this message and the local shop who called me. The consensus was that it would not be possible to put the plug back into the head with the cylinder head installed on the vehicle. Apparently others have had this problem when th...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L wheel speed sensor VIN: WBADN5334X
Thanks for the overwhelming response from all you Bmw techs who said MODULE in no uncertain terms. Sure made my life easier and I received an education about BMW wheel speed sensors as a bonus. THIS CONTINUES TO BE ONE OF THE BEST RESOURCES WE HAVE-EAC...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBAAM3336F
Thanks for the help. We charged the A/C it work beter but not right. Then replaced the control head all work right now.
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALTY16473
Thanks to all who replied. Allen, Louis and Kevin hit it on the head. The crank sensor was bad. I was able to get it through my local Carquest, but it took a couple of days. It is hidden on the driver side but is fairly easy to get to. The hardest part is...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Soft Top VIN: WDBFA66E2M
Vehicle came in the other day and accessed convt. top codes from pin #10 in 16 pin diag. connector. Pulse counter showed codes #18, 20, 21, 22, 28, 29 stored. Roll bar (also not working) was pin #7 and codes were #3, and 8. Cleared codes from both and top s...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Airbag VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Thanks to the replies that pointed me in the right direction. When I pulled the clockspring, I found that the resistance on one of the wires would vary, and go to infinite occasionally as I rotated it back and forth (counting the number of turns, of course). ...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L stereo stays on VIN: YS3ED48E1Y
The fix for this one ended up being the ignition switch assembly but the customer declined repair because of cost and said that they would just remove the stereo fuse when they wanted it off. Thanks for the replys.
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Compressor clutch VIN: 3VWCD21C6X
I had received replies that were helpful,however did not fix the vehicle. It was suggested to replace the throttle body since it would not adapt and probably not allow the compressor clutch to run. I replaced the throttle body and was able to adapt it to the e...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21COY
Well thank you to all of you who replied, we are gonna call this one fixed. Even though themaf sensor looked to have been replaced recently and was the correct part number it must have been defective. i replaced the maf sensor 2 weeks ago and have not had it d... Trouble codes: 17965 (charge pressure control positive deviation), 17535 (mult sys too rich), 16487 (mass airflow sensor signal too high), 17744 (engine torque monitor controllimit exceeded).
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L code 16512 VIN: 3VWCP21C13
My thanks to all, the temp sensor was OE ( Black), I replaced it with the up-dated sensor from vw (Green). I did not replace the t-stat at this time due to the timing belt change interval is getting close. I will replace the timing components, t-stat along w...
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L compressor VIN: YV1MS38205
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