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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L horn sound VIN: WBAAV33461
This BMW has a strange fog horn like sound more noticeable when cold but also has at operating temputure sounds like coming from intake can not detect any vacum leaks! Would like some imput before further diag performed! There is no mil lite no codes car runs ...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBBA48D1J
Car will suddenly die when idling, hot, or quit when declerating for a stop. Have done all the tests listed above and it still does it. Initially, found contacts on fuel pump relay burned, replaced relay. Fuel pump pattern terrible, replaced fuel pumps. Even b...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L limp mode VIN: WDBFA66EXM
see above.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Remote VIN: WDBFA67F2V
Hey everyone, I have this vehicle that we ordered an extra key for the customer from the dealer. Alldata shows a pretty simple programing procedure for the keyless entry, and it works. The problem I am having is when I program the new key the orignal remote no...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L ABS hydraulic unit VIN: 4JGAB54E5X
Hey fellow Benz techs, I've got an ML which is giving some trouble with the BAS ESP circuit. Vehicle came in with the Esp light coming on intermittently and at the same time there was a warning chime as the light would illuminate. The pattern was the system ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L mil shift interlock VIN: 4JGAB72EX1
cust says when esp/bas light comes on and stays on, the shifter wont come out of park. i get no stop lamp code, just the steering and pressure sensors codes. this is an intermittant problem and have not been able to duplicate in the shop. looking at alldata di...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Misfire VIN: WDBKK49F51
Hey guys. I'm taking over a co-worker's job, and he replaced these parts here but still has the same miss. It doesn't miss badly but when you rev the engine up to 2000 rpm it starts to miss quiet a bit. I checked the miss counts on the scanner and it has #1= 3...
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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...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD35B5V
Hello, This Car came from shop down The Road.it failed emission test.They put O2 Sensors In And nothing changed.We cleared The codes to start fresh And light was back On in first Road Test.I am using alldata to figure This out AndI am limited on info forThis ... Trouble codes: P1124
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
VW Techs. This is one of those. Vehicle WON'T accelerate at all when cold or first started(starts & idles fine). after it warms up completly it will take the gas sloowly but if you jump on it off of idle it still "bogs" out. I tried a MAF the first thing becau...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L A/C Compressor VIN: 3VWSB69M12
Ladies and Gentlemen, Thanks for taking the time to read this post. Vehicle came in to my customer shop with the A/C inop. Orignal diagnostics traced the problem to a cooling fan control module which wned opened had a burned spot on one of the diodes. I arriv...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L illumination VIN: WVWPD63B43
car came in with no dash lights and no illumination. checked fuses-all ok-no missing fuses. tried known good headlight switch and dimmer switch with no change. found gray/blue wire which controls illumination is short to ground. this wire is fed into several d...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L rear pads and rotors VIN: 3VWDF71K65
Hi techs; I have a 05 Jetta that is driving my customer to tears--thank goodness I backed away from repairs when the car needed rear brakes at 17,000 miles. The car is serviced by us and between the most recent tire rotation (11,000 miles) and the trip in wit...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L abs tracs light VIN: YV1LS557OW
Hey out there,need some help with a perplexing 1998 volv0 s70 sedan. This customer came in six months ago with abs tracs light illuminated, scanned vehicle and retrieved dtc314 right rear wheel speed sensor permant fault sensor circuit.We road tested vehicle a...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L ignition key VIN: WAULT68E43
The customer took car to the dealor, snap-on, support says they can do 4 digit codes this uses 7 digit and code isn't available to me. I don't have enough of these cars to invest any money for key programming. Thanks, Mario
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L engine VIN: SALPV1447X
Thanks to Eric, Louis, Brooks, Sergio, and Slawomir indicating the engine is an older version of the Buick engine and that the common problem is the liners moving and allowing coolant into the engine. Thanks again.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L oil level sensor VIN: 4JGAB54E3X
Thanks to all who replied. We did replace the oil level sensor and that fixed it. Not a bad job to do. We lowered the front crossmember for access.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBPJ78J82
Thanks to all the replies on this one. We ended up replacing the coil and that took care of the misfire codes. I did also find the front 02 sensor on that bank switching very slowly, so replace it also. As a couple of replies indicated there was oil in the ... Trouble codes: P200F, P2043, P2044, P2046, P2050, P2051.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L ABS Module VIN: 4JGAB75E82
We checked the feeds to the pump, jumpered pin 30 and 87 at relay and power was getting to the hydraulic unit but pump was not turning on, ground was good, but apears to be a problem quite often(connection behind headlamp). We gave customer a price and told ...
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WP0AB0946H
MUCH THANKS TO HAROLD BRUCE AND MIKE. YOU GUYS NAILED IT ON THE HEAD.THE OTHER SHOP TOLD ME THEY HAD 45 PSI FUEL SO I DIDN'T THINK TO CK IT FOR MYSELF PLUS I DIDN'T THINK THAT WOULD CAUSE THAT PROBLEM BUT YOU LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERY DAY.FUEL PRESSURE REGULAT...
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1986 Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L chargeing light on VIN: WVWGG016GW
Hay Guys The car is fixed, After i founded about the white wire going to the dash was not needed, I sent the alternator out to get reuilt through Carquest, Start Mart was the place the customer took it too, but never took care of the problem, After geting i...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L under hood VIN: 3VWBB61C3W
I don't like closing without a fix, but the truth is I have not identified the cause of the fire. I know it came from the oil pressure switch wire getting real hot. The insulation is gone like a burnt fusible link. It burned from the inside out all the way thr...
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