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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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