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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Climate Control VIN: WBAAM3340Y
Replaced A/C Control head for an unrelated problem. Once control head was replaced, got hot air from center vents and cold air from outside vents when A/C is turned on. "Scroll wheel" position on center vents has no effect. Mitchell and Alldata wiring diagrams...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Unsure VIN: SAJHX124XW
A consisten knocking/popping that can be felt in the steering when turning and when slow braking. Can not feel it when jounce vehicle, but if let roll and hit brakes and let go it will make the noise. Also makes the noise on slow turns. We have removed the fro...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air suspension VIN: SALME11483
We just put on pads and rotors front and rear. At first was fine then when customer picked it up the check brake indicator was on. We got that to go out and stay out. We kept the car for a day to drive and make sure the light did not come back on. It was drive...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBFA61E9M
Greetings. We are very familiar with CIS-E system, but this car is baffling. Runs poorly during warm up cycle. Pops, shudders, etc when taking off from a stop. Definitely lean. In the shop, will do the same thing in Park when opening the throttle, but if we ma...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA51E6V
hello MB tech i really need help for this vehicle 1.we replace transmission module,because transmission fluid on module.the wiring harness need replace also ? 2.we perform coding on transmission modle with DAS concern is i can not find CAB BUS connector z... Trouble codes: P1747 (Fault in CAN from ETC), P0600 (Fault from ESP), C1022 (Fault in CAN communication with ME N3/10), B1755 (Serial interface K2 from auto ac/tempmatic controlto instrument), B1040 (CAN communication fault to engine control module), B1231 (coolant temperature sensor B11/4 cocmes from engine control module)
2001 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L slip/ limp VIN: WDBJF74J61
This E55 will drive perfectly fine if you drive normally, but it has issues if you stand on it. One time that it happened for me, I got limp mode, second gear only. Once I stopped and cycled the key, I got normal operation. I have noticed that if you ease into...
1989 Other European Countach 5.2L water pump VIN: ZACAO5A6KL
Please help before I beak down and roll my tools down the road into the ocean. A little background on the car, came in from it's storage location, for a clutch, tune up, valve adjustment etc. For those who have ever worked on one you will know the meaning of u...
1998 Sterling MEDIUM TRUCK 10.5L Turn signals VIN: 2FZXKWYBOX
Hi guys, I need a wiring schematic for this dump truck. Any ideas where I can get one? thanks in advance.
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L Surge VIN: YV1AA8845L
Problem occurs with cold start up and only for about one minute, from then on vehicle runs normal. Symptoms include a slight rough run with engine rocking that the customer can feel. The rich running condition at start up is the primary issue 9% CO. I have dis...
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AA885XM
Customer complained of smell inside car and brought by, but I could not smell anything. Now it's a no-start with no spark and no injector pulse. I tried to pull codes but I got no response from either the #2 pin or the #6 pin. The red light would light when th...
1995 Volvo 940 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1JS83105
Hi guys, this vehicle has a bad high presure in tank fuel pump that I cannot seem to get out of the tank. I have the Alldata info but simply cannot seem to get this big thing out through both the tank opening and the hole in the trunk floor. Please advise me o...

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1998 Audi A6 2.8L communications port VIN: AUD4562786
ThNKS EVERYONE FOR HELP. Car has bad Air bag module, after bad ABS module.
1998 Audi A6 2.8L no tiptronic or 5th VIN: AUD27543F8
Had the dealer "flash" the trans ECU and its good again, after replacing air bag module and ABS module inorder to get it to communicate
1999 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28DXX
Thank you all that responded, I tried for days to do the adaptation with our scan tool, but it would not communicate with this car in any fashion other than generic. We have the launch tool, and that is exactly what i felt like doing to it while it didnt wo... Trouble codes: P1545 (throttle position).
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L rear calipers VIN: WBADD6321W
Sorry for the late reply. I was unable to duplicate the problem on the vehicle. I received a lot of good ideas regarding the problem. I returned the vehicle to the owner a few days after he left it. I called him yesterday to see if he had any more problems. He...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGH8345Y
Thanks to all whom offered help. We found the a/c controller faulty and not reading input from pressure sensor. New a/c controller fixed this one. Greg and crew
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS33411
Hi Group, tank's to all six of you who responded to my post. Scott had the must detailed description the way this system works.This system is always open, except when the ecm performs the test. To test close the vent (located behind the fuel filler hose) line ... Trouble codes: P0456 (Very Small Evap. leak 20).
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Conv. top VIN: SAJJA42CXY
This car hasn't returned to the shop for the needed time to revisit the problem except for a short visit while I followed one suggestion I received from this post. That was to reboot the system by disconnecting the battery and joining the cables together for a...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L transmission service VIN: SAJEA51D93
we have successfully changed the fluid on this transmission, simply by draining and refilling, no tricks needed.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L power windows/seats/locks/power mirrors VIN: WDBJF65FB4
The customer refused to allow us to finish the diag.on his car. The 3 responces all lead to a communication problem, we did disconnect the door modules/power window motors on at a time to see if we could get the windows and locks to work, After disconnecting a...
1997 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Door casing VIN: YS3CH68M8V
Most of the replies spoke of removing the LR switch lever and releasing the tab under it to enable pulling the switch from the door and making removing the casing entirely possible. I was able to access the fasteners securing the outside door handle and re tor...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.5L Gas tank VIN: WV2EE0707S
The fuel gauge was reading properly after replacing the sender. The tank filled ok up to about 1/2 tank. The filler neck is part of the plastic tank is not removable so we couldn't do anything with that. We came up with the idea that with the canister vent blo...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
1990 Volvo 740 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1FA8946K
Thanks to all who replied. The bottom line here is that nobody could really say that a short to ground could feedback to the 02 sensor and render it inop. I didn't really see how this could occur either but I guess one really never knows when it comes to ele... Trouble codes: 312 (232 - Fuel trim), 232 (Fuel trim), 113 (Fuel trim 02).
1991 Volvo 940 T 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1JA8747M
Hey guys, All information received was very helpful in determining that this car has a faulty fuel pcm. Unfortunately the customer threw in the towel for now so He can build up his funds and get me to locate a replacement fuel pcm later. Thanks again, you guys...
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