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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Clock, Mileage VIN: WBAAN3341Y
Customer took this from us and went to the Dealer and was told it needed an Instrument Cluster. I am questioning is there anyone out there who has seen this same problem. History on what we check when testing for the no start is 1. checked for power to relay i...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Instr. Cluster VIN: WBAEV53453
This BMW came to us with a used instrument cluster coded with a different VIN # than the car. They also replaced the Light Control Module, which now also matches the wrong VIN#. The problem we're having is that the incorrect VIN is for a manual transmission an...
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1996 Jaguar XK8 4.0L key fobs/remote locking VIN: SAJJGAED3A
THIS OCCURED AFTER CHANGING VEHICLE BATTERY. TRIED NORMAL PROGRAMMING, SYSTEM GOES INTO PROGRAMMING MODE, BUT DOES NOT ACKNOWLEDGE KEYFOB BUTTON PRESSES. SYSTEM COMES OUT OF PROGRAMMING WITH 2 CHIRPS. CENTRAL LOCKING AND ALARM SETS OK ON THE KEY, AND DISARMS O...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1244Y
This Discovery failed emissions as a gross polluter and its smell confirmed this. I hooked up the scan tool (mastertech scan tool) and found codes P1884, P0102 MAF CKT low, P1034 and P0154 O2 sensors inactive B1 S1 and B2 S1. Saw fuel trims way out of spec (+/... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 sensor CKT inactive Bank 1 Sensor 1)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Heater-a/c VIN: WDBGA33E7S
I have checked everything I can using MOD's limited information on this system. the problem is heat from the left vent at all times, no matter what temp that side's controller is set at.I get an e002 fault code (possible controller problem)and when checking th...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L door locks VIN: 4JGAB75EX2
this truck will lock & unlock by itself every time you came to a stop & drive away againg. i tryed discconecting all door lock actuators connect one at a time individually to check for a damage actuator still no luck does anybody knows the aswer to this one an...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Shift solenids? VIN: WMWRC33402
Hello: This car came with no codes in transmission system, but donīt shift. In instrument cluster displays 1x, 2x, 3x, in manual mode but do not shift. We search schematics and wiring diagrams in mitchell and alldata and donīt match with vehicle system. In Va...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWJV43EL9
after repace engine car run fine for 1 hour and stall restart doesnot idle mil on code 1545 cannot find that code in mitchell demand any help appreciate Trouble codes: 1545 (manufacture)
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L immobilizer VIN: WVWDH21J6Y
Hi Fellows ! We got this Golf here to replace the instrument cluster because the check engine light bulb is not on ,when you turn the key on.So it fail for MIL light's not on. The VW dealer promise to give the 5-digit immobilizer code, when they sale it to me....
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWSC29UMO
kinda of stuck here. i have in my shop a 2001 jetta with an aww engine (1.8 l turbo) we were athurized to replace the engine and so like most shops do they shop for the best price on engines. so i got one from the local recking yard but theres one thing, its a...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shifts VIN: 3VWSE69M42
we replaced trans with used 5 speed automatic. original trans would not shift at all. the new used trans will shift, but 1-2 shit is very hard, 2-3 shift slips initially then goes in . all other gears are fine. is there adjustment or updated programming for co...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGL21J14
Just wondering if anyone has testing info for, or a description of this code. Alldata has no info on this one. Have cleared code any will test drive to see if it returns. Any help appreciated. Freeze frame shows closed loop coolant 0 deg celsius, trims at .7% ... Trouble codes: P3081
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L No Engine power VIN: YV1LS5502P
Hello to all! I have a 1993 Volvo 850GLT. The vehicle has no power on accel, seems like exhaust is restricted (dropped exhaust at head pipe, no change), swapped out MAF sensor, Cam sensor, ECM, ICM, Crank sensor and coolant sensor with known good parts, NO cha...
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Unknown VIN: YV1KS9608T
The vehicle only operates in the "W" (winter) mode which is starting in Third Gear. The lights on the Mode switch are flashing between "W" and "E". I'm not a Tranny guy so I'm trying to advise a very good customer. The trans fluid level is right on and is NOT ...
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2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D71
I have this Volvo from used car lot this is a good used car dealer they dontdeal with junk and fix cars right came in with check engine lite on no driveability issues we do not due alot of Volvos did generic scan pulled po236-po237 boost sensor we replaced boo... Trouble codes: P0236, P0237
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1998 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAA88G9W
IT WAS A TIMING BELT OFF 2 TEETH WHEN I TURNED OFF THE VEHICLE. WHEN I JUST GOT DONE DOING THE THERMOSTAT WITHOUT REMOVING THE TIMING BELT. I WAS ABLE TO SNEEK OUT THE HOUSING HOWEVER I PULLED ONTHE BELT TOO MUCH LOOSENING THE TENSIONER. OH WELL Trouble codes: P0401.
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULH24B5Y
At this point I am going to consider this a fix. It has been almost two weeks and the check engine light has remained off. Most of you had the idea of a bad EVAP canister and you were right. I ended up taking the canister out and banging it on a table. The... Trouble codes: 411 (Incorrect purge flow).
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L none VIN: WBAFA53551
i have removed the valve cover and found the exhaust reluctor whell to be hitting the cam sensor found a bolt broken and also one bolt loose has this happened to any one before. the special tools for this fix is crazy plus its a 20 hour job. thanks to all you ... Trouble codes: P0365.
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC 3.8L everytime VIN: WDBCA43A6D
thanks to everyone that replied It was the modulator the boss didnt think that was the problem but it fix. iatn rocks!!! thanks again everyone kyle
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L Reverse Clutches (LB3) VIN: WDBGB34E2P
Howard, Charlie, Rick, David, Richard, & Alain; Thank you for the assistance with this issue. The fix was to replace one of the reverse clutch mteal plates with the thinner option. "Tricks" learned from this are: 1) Stack the reverse clutch set with the spri...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.8 2.8L Camshaft VIN: WDBEA28E0P
Wow! 15 replies, nearly every one with the same information- I DID have a ratcheting tensioner on this car! After having the head rebuilt, we disassembled the tensioner as per your instructions, installed it correctly, retarded the intake cam (thanks for tha...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDBNG75J1Y
Thanks for all the help as lot suggested and i was thinking we decarbnized eng. with bg products and tsest drove sound has not came back if any changes i will update.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAC63B41
I only had 15 rollers between the cams however the marks were very close. After comparing a new intake cam to the existing one, it was apparent that the gear had spun on the intake cam. I replaced the cam and the problem was fixed. Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam Position Sensor Circut Range/ Performance).
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 3VWSE69M82
Thanks for all the replies.Customer picked up the car without fixing . I think Olson & Keith may be right on bad seal caused no shifting. I'll post it again ,when customer bring the car back & decided to replace either rebuild or new tranny.
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L rear drivetrain VIN: YV1SZ58D42
Thank you Dave, Bruce and Amir!!! We have used this info. and Identifix' info. and have made an appointment to get our customer in here to evaluate the problem and go from there. In closing let me add that my daughter is married to a fine young Swedish ge...
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