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1995 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: SAJKX1744S
Hello Jag Techs This vehicle has no codes, but the check engine light flashes intermittently, and the engine starts to hesitate, feels like the engine is misfiring but the weird situation is that sometimes also the the transmission warning light comes on inter...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L spark knock VIN: SAJDA01N21
Hello to all Jaguar masters. I cannot tame this cat! This is a family members car so I can't get away from it either! Recently it came to me with misfire codes on 2 cylinders, and I tested to find bad coils. So it got "tuned" with all new coils and plugs, and ... Trouble codes: P1383, P1388, P1381, P1386, P1289, P0196
1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L abs VIN: YDBNG75J5Y
we have a s500 we have an insterment cluster message,brakeassist BAS & we have another message on the electric stable prog. ESP we scanned the car & found a code c1141 brake pressure sensor. brake master cylinder & we have another code c1149 voltage supply of ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L oil light VIN: WVWPD61B22
hi all tech vehicle has oil pan damaged i have a hard time to remove this oil pan it look to me that the sub frame has to drop down and motor mount need to come out and the engine need to support above engine i do not have support to hold above the engine i ne...
1988 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Ignition VIN: YV1EX8843J
I have a 1988 Volvo 740 non-turbo in the shop. There is no spark. Scope Capture: red = distributor signal blue = ignition control unit to power s...
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L steering suspension exhaust VIN: YV1LW5544V
Following the replacement of the fuel pump and fuel filter the customer complained of a vibration or shudder causing a rattling noise up front when moving slowly forward or back and turning the steering wheel. (As in parallel parking.) The noise sounds like a ...

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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L am radio reception VIN: WA1YD64B02
Thanks to all for the help- Tom thanks for the extra effort. We believe the vehicle may have a faulty am antenna amplifier but the customer has a extended warranty that may cover the repair so he needs to take the car to the selling dealer which is local. This...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA90DXM
Thanks all who have replied. We empty the fuel tank and with a flexible inspection scope we cut see the ventilation system. On each end there was a red valve ( similar like the restrictor on the fuller neck) which did not seal when the fuel tank was filet up a...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF72FXV
This one is fixed! The harness on this vehicle was in great shape, and had no signs of damage, except for the leak at the transmission connector. I ended up replacing the Transmission Control Module. It was ordered from the dealer, VIN specific, and did n... Trouble codes: P1747 (ECM Fault in CAN Communication from ETC), P1605 (ECM Rough Road Detected Signal by Comparing Wheel Speed), P0600 (ECM CAN Communication to control ESP is faulty), 132 (ECT CAN Communication with Engine System Faulty), 135 (ECT CAN Communication with Engine System Faulty), C1022 (ESP Fault in CAN Communication with Control Unit N13/10 ME-SFI Control Module).
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Misfire VIN: WVWTH63BX2
Gentleman, the owner of this vehicle chose not to go any further. Some suggestions pointed to possible carboned up intake valves which when thinking about the problem is where I at least wanted to look further. Carboned up intake valves brings back memories o... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire cyl 5), P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0301 (Misfire cyl 3).
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