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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 Sport 3.0L heater core VIN: ZAREA33E6M
Hey alpha techs, I have a 91 164s that looks like the heater core is leaking and since I cant find any info on r&r I was hoping I could get some help on procedure to replace heater core so I do not waste a bunch of time...I really do appreciate any help...than...
1995 BMW M3 3.0L no comm.with any mod VIN: WBSBF9325S
no comm. with dme,abs,radio, climate
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
vehicle came in running extremely rough. only code was intermittently present for the exhaust cam sensor. after scoping the sensor, determined that the sensor was reading normal. Condition: when starting vehile, and intermittant/random missfire occurs. when mi...
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L oil reminder light VIN: WBADT63401
When changing the oil need to re-set the "green bar" light indicators. I don't have an OTC re-set tool. I have re-set before by turning ignition key & following re-set procedure. Previous technician had made a copy of sequences but took with them when left job...
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGL63462
Hello Guys Today we have a Used Car Lot Beemer here with what sounds like a tappet noise in right head, I have not found any info on these cars. Before I go digging into this thing... Has anyone seen this? Is there a common problem with these cars with this lo...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBGA33E1S
Hi all, This 95 S320,was towed in from another shop with intermittent no start.Starter was replaced by them. Customer states that about once every fifty try it will act up. He plays with the locks, after plying with things it will start. This last time he was ...
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...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L 2-3 shift VIN: WDBLK65G91
Hi. I posted this one on the transmission forum, had some replies but the way the unit is working I am not convinced. The vehicle has very low mileage and is well cared for. The problem that is intermittantly occuring is that on very light throttle the first s...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG78J24
S600, V12 137 engine…I need someone to help me with the pinout for the “ignition transformer" (“N91" on MB wiring diagram) that sits on top of the intake manifold and interconnects to the two ignition coils. I believe this one is shot but want to be sure befor...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L No Start, Stall, Fuse # 37 Blows VIN: WDBKK65F13
Hello, Thank you for your help. Vehicle was towed to us ... After it was towed off the highway - where it simply died. Starter would not operate - circuit interrupted. ***. A simple test of the fuses proved that fuse # 37 was blown. New fuse, Start the eng...
2006 Mercedes-Benz B200 2.0L service light VIN: WDD2452332
Sorry MB tech's, I have been trying to reset the service indicator on this new B200. I have used the alldata guide but it will not reset. My scanner will not communicate with this vehicle. Please Help Regards Andrew
1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L Engine VIN: WP0JB0925J
I tested the engine gauges for proper operation and the temperature gauge seems to be accurate. The thermostat opens at 75 degrees C.. The cooling fans go on low speed at 75 degrees C. At idle the temperature starts to climb slowly until the gauge goes into th...
1997 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L throttle body VIN: 3VWAK01H8V
vehicle towed in and initial issues were repaired and verified to spec. after starting vehicle very iratic running and over fueling and at idle scanner data stream showed engine load varying between 37 and 64 percent.while running at 25% throttle ecm showed co...
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Viscous coupler VIN: YV1LW5647W
I have a loud snap, like a bad rear diff. on turns and going straight slowly.Sometimes just once other times more than 6 repeatedly. The noise is not always there. A driveline vibration is also present at just about any speed. I bought this 98 Volvo V70 AWD Tu...

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2005 Audi A4 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT68E95
Thanks for the replies, seems to be common problem in control module in trans, We have ordered a new one and are waiting for it. Vag-Com will code it without problems. Thanks, Dave
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L Check Gearbox light VIN: YS3DD78B2V
Hi everyone, and thanks to all who responded. Bruce from New Zealand was on the right track. When the customer brought the car back, I checked the resistance for the solenoids at the plug that goes into the transmission. The solenoid for the torque converte...
2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Cycling VIN: YV1CZ91H73
We replaced the vacuum pump control switch assy. Volvo calls it a module. P/N [...]. It is an inline switch that has three hoses connected to it. We felt it was leaking down and cuasing the vacuum pump to run. Thanks to all that responded. I would have not...
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