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1995 Saab 900 SE 2.5L cluster VIN: YS3DF58V3S
Thanks in advance for any input, I have a saab no dash lights or gauges. I started by wiggling ignition switch the lights would come on then go off so I thought switch bad replaced same thing. Saw a lot of posting on wires behind radio pulled radio looks ok, a...
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Driver Power Seat VIN: YV1KS9608T
For you Volvo Techs, I have a well-maintained vehicle whose Driver's Power seat is irradic in operation. Sometimes it works properly (i.e., forward,backward, raises, lowers,etc.) and some times it will not move forward without moving diagnolily and jamming. I ...

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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Tach VIN: WBADM5337X
Thanks for the help,but this one is definately above anything most have ever seen...many said it should be simple,,still where I started with no clear repair so I shall return this one to teh customer
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD 3.0L Door locks VIN: AB93A80N01
Thanks for all the replys! We found the vacuum source line plugged. We unplugged it and then the car wouldn't shut off. We obviously had a large enough leak that the ignition switch wasn't getting enough vacuum. Hooked up smoke machine and found rear hatch act...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L intake cam VIN: WDBEA92E4S
Ok, your right, I made a mistake, thanks for the help, I where fooled because y press de tensioner with my hand and it came in all the way, but yes I did not read the information on how to reset it. Time to pay, not a big problem not usual neither. Only 2 ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Speedometer inoperative VIN: WDBGA33E6S
The problem with the inop speedo turned out to be a blown fuse in the module box at the right rear of engine bay. Speedometer runs off of left front wheel speed sensor. I scoped all wheel sensors and they were functional. The fuse kept blowing due to rotten/ ...
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2997T
Sorry for the delay in posting fix. Most replies pointed to the problem. Customer finally returned and we verified thet it did not have the harness recall. So off to the dealer for this one. Trouble codes: P0302, P0305.
1992 Volkswagen Golf 1.8L Drive-axles VIN: 3VWFA01G9N
I moved out the lower ball-joint and installed cambolt in upper strut to give axle more movement. This seems to have fixed the problem . Thanks for the idea.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L trans fluid level check VIN: 3VWSE69M22
Very helpful response from all and thanks to all. No signs of leakage at all from this trans. The 5 mm allen plug is the one for the internal pedestal. I ran Jetta from cold engaging all gear selector positions several times and then removed plug with engine ...
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