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1979 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JNAEY3A010
the engine was rebuilt by other technician 6 mts ago. now the engune running to rich at idle, poor idle , some smoke on acceleration, hose of vaccum advance disconnected but cant find where it goes, tried adjust ecm in boot but nothing change. thanks in advace...
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1991 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L oil press lite VIN: SALHV124XM
over night engine oil light came on after startin g and doesnot go out. i don't knpw this vehicle and i did look through the oil fill and there is no visible oil on top. rockers dry. is there a rover guru out there to point me in the right direction, its the b...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L thre lites on VIN: SALPV1244X
abs tc brake warning lites still on help.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L door locks VIN: WDB1704652
Hello, Merc Techs. I have a SLK320 that won't operate its door locks from the remote key or the lock button on the center console. When you press the unlock button on the remote key the blinkers flash but won't lock or unlock. Have scanned the car with Hanatec...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E81
Thanks in advance for any advice and info. This vehicle was towed to me with a no start/cranks condition. I did get the engine to run once but it went dead within a few yards. Found the code P2034. I have found this a few times and cranks sensors have always c... Trouble codes: P2034 (cam sensor fault)
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1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Cuts out VIN: SCAZN02A9K
Due to a boneheaded press of a button I mistakedly and erased my help request dated 4-7-08 Instead of the request listed 3-08 So actually I need help with help request Dated 4-7-08. Not the closed w/fix Date 3-25-08 any help would be greatl appreciated.Joseph(...
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1997 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Door casing VIN: YS3CH68M8V
The car came in with a loose outer door handle and complaints of intermittent door locking & unlocking. In an attempt to gain access to the inner door, I began to remove the casing. I removed 5 screws and popped the push pins and had only the mirror switch pan...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L sid, radio VIN: YS3FB49S44
Engine was started with jumper battery. Battery was later trickle charged. When vehicle was restarted sid was inop. Door ajar icon only. Accessed codes with tech2. ICM not added. Tried adding, removing & re-adding. When checking security acces I get error code...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L abs light,radio,srs VIN: 9BWBP21J01
I was driving about 50km/h and the ABS light came on/off a couple of times after about 5mins of driving it was always on and 1min after the radio stoped working and after that the SRS light came on solid so I turned the car off and tried to restart it but all ...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWBK21C83
hi this is michael from stewarts automotive in sacramento i have a quick question about a 03 vw beetle. car came in with a p2181 perf.malfuction in cooling system so did a bit of research and replaced the thermostat and coolant temp sensor. cleared codes test ...
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L Transmission VIN: YV1FA8850L
Hi everyone. Thanks in advance for your help. I just have a hopefully simple question. We have a customer looking at buying this '90 Volvo 740 wagon with an M47 5-speed manual transmission in it. (not the earlier 4-speed overdrive) However, he is wondering if...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L air bag VIN: WBADM6345Y
Thanks to all that replied. The vehicle has been gone for aweek and no light.It ended up being the air bag module.I first checked the circuit resistance from the airbag to the module.that checked out ok.Then i checked the air bag by jumping the air bag connect...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L p.s VIN: WBAAM3341Y
Hey guys thanks for the replies the fix seemed to be the system just needed to be bled thank you again and god bless
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L SRS system VIN: WDBRN47J02
I am closing this MBZ with the SRS B1010 DTC. I believe it is fixed. First off the Genisys description of the DTC is poor at best. The DTC is for the left rear seat belt tensioning squib. Wade suggested substituting a resistor and doing a resistance chec...
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1983 Porsche 944 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WPOAA0941D
Thanks for the help fellas. I had the customer finally return so I could work again. I ended up cleaning the tops of the pistons with water injection and then rechecked, this seemed to do the trick. Lowered nox 560 ppm. Thanks again for your help.
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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L No Start, Stall VIN: WPOAB096IK
911 is still at the dealer getting parts thrown at it. they have replaced both ignition moduels, I checked those they are good. Crank sensor for funny looking signal. They (Valley Auto world) told cust that the crank sensor runned the ignition moduels??? ...
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