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1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L No Start, exstended crank VIN: ZARBA12G8L
GREETINGS ALL, hows it goin. Got this car with an intermitent cranks no start. Have had car over a week starts every time, EXCEPT FOR 1 EXTENDED CRANK AFTER 10 MINUTE HOT SOAK.Checked fuel pressure notice has no prime before crank,does anyone know, it is suppo...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L cooling stsrem VIN: WBAGH8340Y
Hello, I have a 2000 BMW 740 il with a coolant leak that I caanot find the source of.The coolant is coming from INSIDE the bellhousing,at the bottom inspection hole,driver' side.I have looked through the archives and have read about the valley pan under the i...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L blower motor VIN: WBAFA53591
Good morning everyone I have an 01 BMW X5 that came in for no blower motor. I checked and have no power to the blower motor but I can power the motor up and it works fine. It also has a rear blower and it works. The information that I have is very spotty and I...
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1974 Jaguar E-TYPE 5.3L Mechanical
I am having trouble with the brake system on this old beast. #1 can anyone tell me just how this odd ball works. We Have built the lower booster and master cylinder and upper master cylinder and replaced the vacuum valve on the upper cylinder but still can't g...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L transmission VIN: SALPV1243T
on this 96 range rover when cold intermittently upshifts and downshifts under normal driving... no load or passing gear , and gear box light comes on but no codes are set. has anyone seen this? any help would be appreciated
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E02
Thanks for your help in advance. this truck was brought in with a misfire and the mentioned codes. we checked it all out and found that the #3 ignition coil was bad. thought, this will be simple, not!! replaced the coil and it still missed. on the primary patt... Trouble codes: P2050 (po300 misfire damaging cat), P0256 (po303 misfire damaging cat 3)
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2985X
OK all of you porsche tec. I have a 99 boxster 2.5 that has a code p1125 in it.This is a good friend of mine and I am trying to help him out.I went to aldata and found a tsb about cleaning the mas air flow,well I did this and replaced the air filter,cleared th... Trouble codes: 1125 (oxygen sensing Adaptation Range 1 cylinders 4-6 Lean Limit)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no comm VIN: WVWMA23B5Y
Help this vw came in for air bag and mil on .no big deal replace rear o2 for mil and clock spring for air bag .no problems with replaceing either part job went good .after replacing the parts went to clear codes and no comm. with any module tried another scann...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSK61J61
this car came in with intermitten shut off. scan and found the following codes listed below. replace the cam & crank sensor. Clear code but check engine light comes on right away. Scan for codes, none found but P0725 (engine speed sensor ckt malfunction) is in... Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed sensor ckt malfunction), P0321 (ig/Dist eng speed inop), P0322 (ig/Dist eng speed inop. ckt/no signal), P0638 (throttle actuator cont range performance B1)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no comm VIN: WVWMA23B5Y
I had to open a new help request to let every one know what happened. I reloaded the software on the launch and tried again after trying as a can system with no comm i tried it as a non can and the scanner worked great cleared codes and the vw is good and out ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBF56478
So I have this passat that came in with secondary air codes. I replaced a few broken vaccum lines and later realized the combi valve was not letting air pass through. Air pump works, but has a lot of water in it, as does the combi valve. I will replace the c...
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2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGR61J06
I am have trouble trying to diagnose this car, It runs poorly under load on the highway.It has grey smoke out of the tailpipe at times. Vw has a TSB 01-07-46 that on maf sensor fault P0101 and shows how to diagnose it and I have not had luck finding the proble... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass range/performance)
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L cabin temp VIN: WBADN6341Y
After reading replies and retesting,it appears 60 deg. setting is max AC and the system runs at max output till a higher temp is selected.
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L oil interval VIN: WBAVH13577
thank you guys,when "RESET" sign will show,one has to push reset button to get small "timer indicator" to display and press again to reset,small "timer indicator" will start to move around and reset is finished.
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1972 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 2.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 108.109-12
Thanks for the help. The culprit turned out to be a fuel shutoff solenoid on the fuel injection pump which is used to shutoff fuel when the ignition key is turned off. The new fuel pump provided part of the fix, but the mechanical throttle linkage would caus...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L Hesitation, NO POWER VIN: WDBGA33G4V
Found a DC VOLTAGE TEST FOR MAF IN OUR MODIS AND IT FAILED SO I TOOK A CHANCE AND ORDED IT AND PROBLEM FIXED .I GOT 8 REPLIES EVERY ONE SAID MAF SENSOR. TEST GOES WITH KOEO SHOULD HAVE ,99-1.02 VOLTS HAD .65 THEN I STARTED IT UP GOT IT TO GO 2500 RPM WITCH WAS... Trouble codes: P0507.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L No upshift VIN: WDGBA43GOX
I never really got any definite answers to my question's. It's like nobody read the whole post. I asked specific Q's and explained what I had done so far. Here's what I found out along the way. The left front speed sensor supplies the signal for the spedo and ...
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L no shift up VIN: WMWRC33494
This will be the quickest fix we ever posted. Thanks for the replies , specially to Rick ,who took the time to call me back. After reprogramming & clear all the adaption ,you've to perform CVT adaption. Clutch adaption: 1.Start the engine stone cool and shi...
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1986 Volvo 244 GL 2.3L original rear trailing arm bushings VIN: YV1AX8857G
I initiated this request to list a summary of solutions here on iATN. I have not done the work yet but now know what I'll do based on the great replies I received. Chris suggesting using an old 240 or 740 tie rod as the coarse thread is the same as the too...
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2006 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ85265
The fix believe it or not was disconnecting the battery. I don't know if it had to do with the SRS system being reset or if the CEM was reset when disconnecting the battery. We tried it on a longshot and it worked. Thank you for your responses. Trouble codes: P0442.
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