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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJDAD1N81
Just did a 90000 mile service, changed oil,filter,etc. Customer asked if I installed Lucas Oil additive which I did not. He apparently was told that it was necessary to keep the oil light off. After about 80 miles of driving the light did come on. I am unable ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz sl55 5.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDB2304741
Hi MB tech I need your help. This car esp light go out, and can't accel, idel surge .Thanks in advance for your help and input. Trouble codes: P20D4 (The load limit is active), P203B (Fault of function monitor in electronic accelerator), P2032 (008- M16/6r1 Throttle valve actual value potentiometer), P2051 (Misfire of cylinder 1), P2054 (Misfire of cylinder 2), P2057 (Misfire of cylinder 7)

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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Crank Sensor Shutter Wheel VIN: YS3ED58E4X
This one is fixed - starts, idles and runs very nicely, thank you. I apologize for the delay, but when the customer bailed, and the car became part of our salvage fleet, the project was necessarily back-burnered while we attended to other commitments (read: c...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBK21C41
thank you to all that responded. After replaceing the dipstick tube because it exploded in my hands trying to remove it to test it(not the problem), checked the MAF again. I felt the frequency reading was too low however the voltage was dead on. checked the... Trouble codes: 17560 (Adaption limit reached lean limit p1152), P0171.
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L belt tensioner VIN: 9BWGR61J14
Thanks again for all the great responses. Everyone hit the nail on the head. The alternater pully has a one way clutch that allows the alternater to freewheel on deacceleration. The clutch was locked up. To check the pully turn it backwards and the altern...
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