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1984 BMW 533i 3.2L No Start VIN: WBADB7408E
VEHICLE TOWED TO MY COLLISION SHOP, A roll over, TRYING TO DETERMINE IF ENGINE IS SALVAGABLE, NO INJECTOR PULSE, HAS SPARK & WILL FIRE UP ON EXTERNAL FUEL SORCE
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L radio VIN: WDANH83506
Need help with this 06 750li. Entertainment inoperative- display will light up, when go to select FM for example- screen will say enter FM frequency, no other commands or function possible- CD and CDC not highlighted, we have codes for communication for most c...
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2008 BMW 320i 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVG17038
Thia 2008 E90 320I M46T came in with complaint of intermittent engine light on.After adding gasoline and run for 50KM or so THE MIL sometimes will on.The engine run ok when the light on.Have checked with GT1 and found a code -air mass meter.Replaced a new air ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation
hallo. i am looking for part no or some way to get wiring harnes to propertly test cranck shaft sensor signal to [...] control unit , or ezl unit . because cranck sensor has coaxsial plug that is pluged into ezl unit , it is very hard to conect any kind of...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Electronic VIN: WDBBA48D5K
I am having trouble with this A/C system. I am not getting power out of the A/C pushbutton control unit to the compressor. I have identified the output terminal that powers up the compressor clutch, #12, black/red wire. The car came in with a rebuilt pusbutton...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L cooling fan VIN: WDBL1X65GO
Hi all,what the vehicle is doing,is the cooling fan goes to full speed with very little temperature,it does not come on if the engine is not running,it is fine if the vehicle has been sitting overnight,until it hits about 80 degrees f.I have scanned for codes ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L genisys VIN: 3VWSP69M02
Hello, again. Second post on this TDI. Embarrassing.I am trying to set the start of injector timing and cannot get any of my scanners to cooperate. Trying a genisys w/ 2005 euro and smartcable. Entering "basic settings"when I get to group # and enter 000 or 00...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWND63B93
To all: I hope someone can shed some light on this one. I have this passat that has been in several times for a number of different driveability or check engine light problems. It has also been to a number of other shops including several dealers for similar p...
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2003 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2NB47093
Hello all, I have this nice van with a P0441. I have limited info for VW. I have smoked the system and manualy actuated the Vent solenoid (underneath)aka Canester Purge Regulator Valve.It worked good. I also monitered The PWM valve at the intake. It also worke... Trouble codes: P0441
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C73
Car came in with MIL on. Had code P2181 cooling system performance. Changed ect sensor and code came back on. Changed thermostat and still have same problem. Once car is warmed up coolant temp on scanner is around 190 f. Seems like the car might not be getting... Trouble codes: P2181 (Cooling system performance)
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1986 Volvo 244 GL 2.3L original rear trailing arm bushings VIN: YV1AX8857G
I need a new threaded rod for my Volvo bushing tool (9995078). The threads on the short end (that the nut goes on) are toast. This is the weak point of the tool. No separate parts are available for this tool; it applies to all 240's 1982-on. Does anyone know o...
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1988 Audi 90 2.3L antilock brake VIN: WAUHC089XJ
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. MARK(JAKE) FROM NEVADA WILL RECEIVE MOST OF THE CREDIT. AIR GAP FOR SENSORS WAS THE PROBLEM. I LOOSENED ALL SENSORS, PUSHED THEM IN ALL THE WAY, ROTATED WHEELS THEN TIGHTENED. ABS IS NOW FUNCTIONING CORRECTLY. THANKS AGAIN TO A...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L air bag VIN: WAUED28DXX
Thanks for the help (wade from colorado,martin from manitoba,bob from ontario) the oe air bag unit was decfective as with the first one from the dealer. I just recieved the vehicle back today 9/18/08 and installed another airbag from the dealer which was the ...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULH64B01
The car had a dirty injector, I added some Jectronic fuel injector cleaner and after a few days the miss went away and a week later the MIL light went out. Thank you for all the help, particurally the discusion on fuel trim. Sometimes one lucks out and it is a... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean fuel trim on bank 2), P0173 (fuel trim bank 2).
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L engine VIN: WA1YD64B32
Well, you are all probably wondering what's going on, again thanks soo much for all the replies, i was not expecting that many! All the replies were helpful but no one really hit this one on the nail, there was no water holding up in the booster area, and batt...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L reverse VIN: WAUJT64B2N
Thanks again for the help. The repair was to replace the TCM.The range selector is part of the TCM,the 01J cvt trans has the tcm inside the rear cover and the cvt takes special cvt fluid.The DTC 17090 did not return.
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 230ce 2.3L fuel VIN: WDB2240302
this problem is sorted,after studing mercedes wis i found this car has a KE11 csi-e system,which has tsz ignition,one wire coolant sensor,no lamba,no o2 sensor,computor controled idle,the car came from macau in china, when the engine was removed technician CUT...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L door locks VIN: 4JGAB72E91
Thank you to all who replied, unplugged all the doors and the trunk lock individually with no change, all the interior lights functioned correctly, unplugged the gas door actuator with no change. The key switch in the ignition is good. So I was left with my AA...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBJF65J71
Thanks to all the guys that cared and took the time to help just about every reply condemned the compressor I finaly put a reman compressor in it it took care of the problem a special thanks to Steve from Florida he took the time to call me and went over coup...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L enine vibration VIN: WVWTH63BX1
WHEN WE PUT A JACK UNDER OIL PAN AND APPLIED A LITTLE PRESSURE VIBRATION WENT AWAY.I REPLACE PLACED BOTH MOTOR MOUNTS AND PROBLEM SOLVED.WHEN WE REMOVED DRIVER SIDE MOUNT FLUID CAME OUT OF IT DIDNT SEE IT BEFORE OR MAYBE THE OIL LEAKS COVERED IT UP.I ENDED UP ...
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