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1986 Renault Alliance 1.4L Starts/Dies VIN: 1XMDM950XG
Car came in no start tried to start will start then dies my first thought crank sensor so pulled air cleaner looked down tbi sprayed fuel on start then died got can carb cleaner started then sprayed with carb spray stayed running.So then unhooked crank sensor ...
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1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L engine VIN: WVWZZZ6565
Hi, I'v a vw golf 2.0 litre manual. Vechile cranks and has spark and inj pulse. The problem is that the injectors are staying open for @ 50 ml secs which makes the engine over fuel and wont start . If we pull a spark plug out its wet with fuel and you can see ...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBF61C2W
Brought in for lack of power. Scanned and found listed code and brake light switch only half working - replaced switch. I found timing belt loose and tensioner installed incorrectly - fixed. Center nut on pump MIGHT be tampered with - yellow paint appears flak... Trouble codes: 00550 (P1248 in Alldata Injection start control deviation from desired value intermittent)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L module VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
This VW has what I believe is the typical ABS module failure in which it will not comm with a scan tool. I am using the x431 with the latest software and it will not comm with any module on the car. The car runs, drives, and brakes fine. The only indication of...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33464
this car is going back to the dealer where it started it's journey in the first place. the pcv system seems to be involved in creating the problem, but in this particular engine (m56) doesn't seem to have the common problems of the others with the pcv valve un... Trouble codes: 0304 (cyl4 misfire), 0305 (cyl 5 misfire), 0306 (cyl 6 misfire), P1418.
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Torque converter VIN: SAJDA14C7Y
The noise that seemed to be from the bell housing area, is somewhere in the bottom end of the engine. The transmission was removed and the torque converter with the flex plate were inspected, and no fault was found. Everything was put together, and told the cu...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDBGA42E6N
Thank you for your help. Finally we found the problem. It was ignition control module ICM (located on the left front fender) MBZ part cost $3,573.00. You can find after market for $2,725.00. Used part $850.00. Trouble codes: 19 (injiectors lhi sfi), 07 (ignition system di 1).
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVW2001TDI
Sorry it took to long to close this post was waiting for customer to return from vacation.Customer drove car from Boulder to sante fe with no reported problems and mil stayed off.I think he may have had a sticking quanity adjuster and it may have temporarily f... Trouble codes: 14970 (fuel Quantity adjuster.).
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2, 2-3 shift VIN: 3WVSE69M02
THANKS TO ALL FOUR TECHS WHO ANSWER MY CALL AND I REALLY APPRECIATED. THE FIX ON THIS ONE IS THAT I REPLACED WITH THE KNOWN GOOD USED TRANNY COMES WITH THE BRAIN. I FLUSHED THE TRANS FLUIDS AND REFILL WITH VW TRANS FLUID. BEFORE THAT I REPLACED THE BRAKE SWITC...
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