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1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJN1282T
Hello, Hopefully someone can help. This Land Rover failed a Smog for the MIL. Misfire codes were stored. Vehicle was not misfiring during the smog and did pass the emissions portion. Upon start of diag. again the veh. was not misfiring. Swapped plugs 1&5 veh.... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0305 (Misfire Cyl. 5), P1316 (Excessive Emissions Misfire Fault)
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 0441202449
vehicle came in cold start injector leaking, map sensor broken. replaced both items engine still runs very rich at all times will bellow smoke and foul plugs quickly.checked dwell way off adjusted to spec 30 set timing 10 .still no change droped exhuast after ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA22E7T
THIS VEHICLE HAS A MERCEDEZ CODE 117 INTERIMTENTLY THEY ARE NO OBD II CODES WHEN THE LIGHT IS ON AND i CAN'T GET ANY INFO ON MERCEDEZ CODE 117 IF ANY BODY KNOWS ABOUT ABOUT THIS CODE PLEASE ADVISE ME I WILL REALLY APPRECIATED THANK YOU Trouble codes: 117 (mercedez code 117)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF25F0W
We don't work on many Euro diesel vehicles. Vehicle came in from friends recomandation. Pulled code P0180 Fuel temp sensor. Cannot get data for sensor because we are using Snap-on scanner global. We do not have Euro cartridge. Replaced sensor and 3 days later ... Trouble codes: P0180 (Fuel Temperature Sensor)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54E1X
many thanks in advance to all replies i receive.will update you all and thank you individually.This problem has a lengthy history and I'll include as much as I can-not sure wheather some of it may be related.Events preceeding this problem-1 vehicle was in a co...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40JX5
hello guys, i have a 2004 c230 compressor four door sedan with a mil light on. the codes that i have are ( p2044, which refers to tech manaul) ( p201c, cylinder one interrupt) ( p2029, engine rpm signal error). alldata does not give alot of info on it. i check... Trouble codes: P2029, P201C, P2044
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L trans limp mode VIN: YS3FB49S03
check harness looks ok check fuses wire cont from tcm to trans harness ok. thanks 4 any help from u guys out there
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Timing chain VIN: 3VWTD81H5W
This engine has a erratic loud rattle noise that is coming from the timing chain area at back of engine. We have pulled the trans and timing cover but are not visibly finding any problem that would cause noise. There is a tensioner on the lower chain that bolt...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Surge VIN: 3VWCC21C5X
Thnk you to all in advance for any assistance that you can offer. Vehicle has excellent drivability until cruise control is actuated. At 45 miles per hour vehicle will fluctuate between 42 to 48 miles per hour. It will speed up and slow down sparatically. Chec...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCC21CXX
greetings to all we had this beetle come in last week for poor ac performance.the low side reading was 60 the high side was 275 with warm air coming out of ducts.we installed a compressor and the the system the air flow now is cold.how ever my pressures are lo...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29MXY
hello friends, this vehcile has 5 fault codes. circuts shorted to ground. vehicle runs pretty normal. starts and idles with no troubles. the catalyst rattles internally. if you clear the ecm the codes reset within a few seconds. i have checked all fuses. was w... Trouble codes: P1425, P1472, P0102, P1451, P1421
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L engine VIN: 3VWRP69M42
i need help, haven't worked on a vw diesel since the days of rabbits when i worked for the vw dealer. car was dropped of over the weekend. would not taken it in normally. p0101 maf code, smokes (black) no power 2500 rpm max, can't find solid info in mitchel,wh...
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW61R32
This is 2002 Volvo V70 non turbo. Came in with MIL on and complaint of "TRY SLOW DOWN OR SHIFT UP" appearing on message center in dash. Confirmed light misfire/rough idle on road test. Scanned for codes with Programa PC Retriever/volvo software. had misfire co... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2)
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L window motor VIN: YV1SZ59H74
Vehical had a noise inside drivers front door. Removed door panel and drove vehical with out door panel on. Noise went away. Found out what noise was and replace panel. Since i replaced the door panel, when you role up the drivers front window it wants to role...
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2004 Volvo S60 R 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1RH52Y2Y
Hello fellow techs. what we have is a volvo S60R with an inop fuel pump a quick fuse check revealed fuse #33 15amp was blown. We replaced the fuse. Car started right up fuse blew with in 30 sec in an effort to isolate the cause of the blown fuse we hotwired ...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L engine VIN: WAULC68E33
WOW! out of 25 replies, 25 said the problem was with the water pump impelle broken or fins missing... 25 techs were right on! I feel like I was the last one to know. what can i say, 1st one I've run across. We removed the thermostat housing again and reached i...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L power top VIN: WDBFA66E1M
Thanks to Alain for the info on what pin to jump to ground #10 of the 16 pin connector. Replaced the leaking hyd actuator, performed the manual top latch procedure using the special tool that is in the tool bag in trunk,cleared codes, system now works correctl...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBNG70J11
well this car is fixed... i performed a compasitive discharge on system and reset basics. car runs fine now. dont know why all the sudden the throttle adapt was losed, but its fixed know and i thank all you guys how responded... god bless you guys and may the ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L instrument sos VIN: WDBTJ75J34
Well this one will have to leave as not being repaired, as of the 211 and 209 body cars, mercedes has hidden the tele aid adaptation coding under special functions menu, that can only be accessed with a code, mercedes will not release the code, as a matter of...
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2001 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L pedal VIN: WPOAB29931
Problem was just a bad accumulator. All the answers I reveiced pointed to it. Clutch pedal effort now is very low. Like a knife through butter! Thanks
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1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78N5X
thanks to everyone that helped. everyone was exactly right it was the ignition cassette module. i hated to throw such a expensive part on it but with everyones help it made me much more confident. sorry that it took a while for me to close this but it took a w... Trouble codes: P0304.
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H3W
sorry for the delay in closing this post, we have replaced the injector pump and the car is fixed one thing that started happening was when setting the pump timing it seemed to be inconsistent and eventually it had to be heavily advanced in order to set prop...
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L o/d light VIN: YV1LS5646V
Thank you for the help. Most replies went to the pnp switch which was new did find some conflicting diagnoses information but relized this problem was slightly diffrent this time in that instead of the light comming on hard and then disappearing (lost comunica...
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