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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L temp gauge
Help, sometimes the temp. gauge pegs out hot and coolant level low warning comes on. can cycle key and gauge works fine. was told by customer that other shop said wiring harness on engine is bad. my question is why would the coolant from the radiator blow out,...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Temperture Gauge VIN: WBAAN37471
Hi all,I think I have two different issues.First the temperture gauge after a cold start-reads in the blue,then after the engine idles(about 3 mins.) down the needle quickly sweeps all the way to the red,then if you shut the engine off and restart( Issue 2) it...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D4Y
hi have a 2000 jaguar s type with a reoccuring p0065 code its the only code stored no misfire codes, even though customer has mentioned he has felt misfires at times. inspected the valve mentioned on alldata,removed and inspected, found small amount of oil but... Trouble codes: P0065
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2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L valve train VIN: SALTR16403
Hey Land Rover Gurus, We have replaced the timing chain and all the hydraulic lifters on this beast to quiet it down once the engine was hot. Initially I had quoted the camshaft as well, but upon inspection (once the patient was opened) of the camshaft lobes ...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L heater VIN: WMWRF33555
This car came in with no heat. the tempurature sensor on the dash would go to normal operating temperature, but it will blow cold air. when the engine is reved to 2500-3500 rpm it will blow hot air, wen it idles blows cold air. I think it's a fluid flow proble...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L abs VIN: YS3EB49E93
Vehicle came in 11/08 with hard brake effort. I drove it and found indeed a little more effort, it seemed, was needed and ABS actuated during normal stopping at about 5 to 10 mph coming to stop. No ABS codes. With Tech2 connected, noticed speed variance of 20m...
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1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEE83A3V
Vehicle came in with codes listed below for B1S2 heater issue. I have battery voltage at White/red wire at both O2 plugs. I show B+ voltage on B1 S1 with a DVOM from terminal 1 too terminal 2(white/red to brown) but on sensor B1 S2 I show a varying voltage ran... Trouble codes: P0141 (O2 sensor B1 S2 heater malfuntion), 16525 (O2S sensor heater circuitbank 1 sensor 2 malfuntion)
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWRA29M6X
thanks for taking time to check this one out. this car only acts up when cold. when you put into drive, it goes in and out of gear. if you drive, it shifts ok but again when you come to a stop, it goes in and out of neutral. after a few miles of warming up, pr...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L low heat VIN: 3VWDD21C8Y
Hello, We have a VW that came from another shop. It just does not get warm enough in the vehicle. We have around 180 on both upper and lower hoses and 165 at the heater core. The vent temp comes out at 120. We flushed heater core and it is flowing great. Ident...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBC21C0Y
Vehicle came in with shifting problems. Feels like it starts out in 2nd gear. Shifts very late and very hard. I am not too familiar with VW controls but am assuming it has a bad vss. The speedo works fine. According to Modis vehicle speed data seems accurate. ... Trouble codes: 00281 (vss - g68 no signal), 00652 (trans range controller not a plausible signal intermittently), P0722
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L hvac VIN: WVWRH63B81
Hello Techs, we have a vw today that was dropped off for defrost & blowing cold air through vents, we flushed out heater core & now have beutiful heat coming from vents & floor , the air is not coming up through defrost, the fan is working properly, any help w...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L won't accelerate VIN: 3VWBB21C11
We are posting this for a friend. He put a clutch in this car , customer picked up car and drove it for two weeks. One day car started but will not accelerate. Is there a usual failure pattern with this particular drive by wire vehicle? Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P1545 (Throttle valve regulation malfunction), P1568 (Throttle valve control module mechanical malfunction), P1579 (Throttle valve control module - Adaptation not started)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWRT29M51
The car has a stumble or Hesitation off idle when trying to drive the car cold it wont hardly move. It has power if the pedal is just of idle it is like the computer is shutting something downbut it has no codes. This car has a cable for the gas pedal I have c...
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2004 Volvo S40 i 2.4L power steering VIN: YV1MS38204
I have no info on this system.It seems as if this pump is a self governing unit as I see no level or pressure switches/sensors on the hoses, reservoir or rack. The connectors are not burnt and the harnesses are good.Wondering what controls the pump and how to ...
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2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1MS38276
This car originally had a bad timing belt and bent valves. After the repairs, it started and drove for several attempts and a couple of hours running. When the customer came in to pick it up, it wouldn't start. The steering colum is locked and it says" Steerin...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Starting VIN: WBAGF6329S
Replaced the selector on the side of the transmission, seems to work all the time now. Thanks for the help
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBADT634X2
Well, I am going to close this for now. Most of the replies point toward a problem with the idle control motor in this case, with a posibility of leaking injectors. I have not been able to test anything because the customer has yet to return. The owners of thi...
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2001 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L filling VIN: WBSCL93461
I think this one is fixed. Special thanks to John in NC, as he stated,Ethanol is thinner. So far finding stations without the 10% ethanol has done the trick...
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1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL 3.5L turn signals VIN: 1070441200
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO REPLIED.ON THIS 72 MODEL THE FLASHER IS BEHIND THE INSTUMENT CLUSTER WAY AT THE TOP OF THE DASH.IT'S ABOUT 3 INCHES LONG AND BLACK WITH 3 PRONGS. REPLACED IT AND ALL IS WELL. THERE JUST ISN'T ENOUGH INFO ON THE OLD ONES THANKS AGIA...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA66E5M
The code is related to 02 sensor operation, most likely a bad heater circuit, customer did not want to go any further with repairs. Most response points to faulty 02 sensor as culprit. So, without further testing i rest my case. Trouble codes: 7 (02 sensor circuit short to B), 17.
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Electronic VIN: WVWCEG3B75
Thanks to all of those that helped . I found the 2 problems, under the pass. floor mat where the tcm is located . The mat and silencer padding was soaked with water .Once I cleaned and dried everything I found tcm box open and water had corroded a few connecti...
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