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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Stall VIN: WBACD4321W
This is my personal car, all of the sudden I went to start it on morning and it did not maintained idle speed. I can keep it running if i depress the accelerator pedal a bit, but if i release it th engine stall. some times it idles rough but at the end it alwa...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Lifters rattling
OM602 5 cylinder turbodiesel with hydraulic lifters, valve train clatter all speeds hot / cold. Removed valve cover and found 7 of 10 lifters could be compressed by hand, soft as if no oil in them. Suspicious that so many failed. Removed oil sender and attache...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L engine timing VIN: 3VWSA81H1T
car came in shop runing,but out of time [belt timing] replaced timing belt,tensioner,and oil pump. took for road test all ok. went to move car,wile turning over engine,timing jumped 2 teeth. now every time you go to start engine it jumps time at least 2 teeth ...

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no comm VIN: WVWMA23B5Y
The Vw Was Fixed The scanner was trashed But snap on was right The scanner will not take out a pcm .The Launch and a cooler head worked on the vw .One of the new batteries I put in the solas leaked and destroied it . 250 bucks and its as good as new .Now the j...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L turn signals/fan/brake light on dash VIN: WVWMD23B5Y
thanks for the help. i found that underneath the relays is a variety of power connections. one of the nuts was just a turn loose and causing the issue. after i posted the complaint, i went back to the car and everything was working. it took another day until t...
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: YV1LS5506P
Thanks for the help. In my discription of problem and the current repairs I stated that the cap, rotor,wires, Plugs, CKP were replaced with OEM Volvo parts. Also that this car is a customer that has been with me for quite a while and memory serves me that the...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L line pressure VIN: YV1TS90D31
Unfortunately none of the replies helped much. I [...] have the car in my shop and I am trying to get online help with Volvo VIDA on line. I'll post any progress. Thank you all.
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