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1994 BMW 740i 4.0L transmission VIN: WBAGD4327R
While everyones response was helpful, i still have not been able to resolve any of the problems with this car. At this time i need a break from it. Customer is driving this vehichle for the time being. I'll get back to it in a week or two. Thanks Ned [...]/ Sp...
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1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Hoses VIN: SAJPX1149S
Both scenarios, removing or not removing the supercharger were recommended in the replies received. We ended up, with the help of an ingenious 1/4 drive ratchet that flexes and is a little more than 2 in. long from the 1/4 drive head to the flex arm, to releas...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJGX2746V
This is a qualified fix report. I didn't actually find any smoking gun type of component failure. I swapped the #1A bank coil, previously replaced, with the #3A bank coil, and, per one reply, went to the CPS location and removed and inspected the sensor. The... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P1313 (Misfire rate catalyst damage-cyl A1), P1316 (Misfire excess emission), P0201 (Fuel Inj circuit malfunction cyl A1), P0335 (Crak pos sensor circuit malfunction).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG75JN1
Ok, so this car is fixed. Everybody said that out of spec is out of spec and I finally got that to settle in my bosses head. A new pedal position switch fixed this one, it does come as a whole pedal ass. After I got it in my siganl 1 was .32v and signal 2 was ... Trouble codes: P120/.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L engine VIN: WDB2304752
THANKS TO ALL THAT POSTED HELP, SPECIAL THANKS TO DAVE [...] WHO HIT THE NAIL RIGHT ON THE HEAD. WITH 33,000 KMS THE CAMSHAFTS HAVE DEVELOPED A CONDITION CALLED "CLATTERMARKEN". THEY GET RIDGES ON THE CAMSHAFT LOBES THAT CAUSE THE WHIRRING NOISE. DAVE'S EXPLAI...
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2003 Volvo C70 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: V23JUTYHN3
Thanks to all, everyone nailed this one on the head... It was the ABS module, available from BBM in Mass. For 100.00 (Rebuilt)... Anyhow, plugged it in and problem is gone.
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