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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L 5th gear VIN: WBABM3348Y
Customer brought a 00 bmw in for a transmission rebuild. Drops out of 5th. Rebuilt the unit. Still same problem. Had code p0735.
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2004 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L compressor VIN: SAJETA01U1
hi jag techs i have not had luck finding operation on how to remove this compressor from vehicle to replace it . check mitchell on demand what we have in our shop but only shows cabin air filter procedure. thanx for your pacience manny
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Headlamp VIN: WDBAB23AOB
Hello Everybody,This vehicle came in around a month agao with a RF headlamp out. Replace the bulb and as the customer was driving home out it went again. I then added star washers to the ground for the headlamp . I also noticed that the wiring in the Rf headla...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Stall VIN: WDBA29D2MF
See if anyone can figure this one out. We have a customer with a 91 190e 2.6 that stalls on the way to his golf game. Customer says it stalls in the SAME place everytime. He say he goes over a bridge, the road drops and the car stalls. He cannot restart it for...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L shifter VIN: WDBRF61J62
Car starts fine, BAS/ESP lights are on. Shifter interlock will not release. ESP code C1210 is set. Manual shift release works fine, drives and brakes great. Does someone have the definition of this code or information related to it. We found information leadin...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L active body control VIN: WDBPJ75J43
This CL 500 was low on the small bottle and as well with the large bottle, so we topped it off, Their are two fault codes present and stored c1525-64 critical vehicle level is faulty, pressure too low, c1526-16 hydralic circuit is faulty in pressure supply. Th...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L door locks VIN: 4JGAB57E84
used car mercedes drivers door lock actuator cycles rapidly then locks, all other door locks function normally. does not matter if the interior switch or the remote is used happens all the time. would guess actuator but would like some other suggestions. thank...
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1999 Peugeot XSARA/CITROE 1761CC a/c blower VIN: VF7N1LFZMX
This 1 came in with a complaint of no a/c operation.I checked the blower and saw that B+ was supplied (always when the engine start because 1 of the relay inputs come from the alternator)- and the A/C is not operate,but sudden it start to work for a few days a...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L windows VIN: WP0CA2986X
need help please from someone smarter than me! car came in with complaint of both windows dropping 1 inch when hitting a bump in the road, the windows will not roll all the way back up until you lower and raise the top then they automatically roll all the way ...
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1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWGC4315M
customer reported engine will stall on left hand turns and if she let off the gas pedal the engine would stay running. while the engine was stalling she said the gas pedal would vibrate or push back at her. i have test driven the car twice and had no problems ... Trouble codes: 00520 (air meter circuit short or open)
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L abs pump VIN: 3VWCC21C3X
This car came in with the ABS light on and a code 01276 [Abs pump v64 signal out of range] If we erase the code it returns after we exceed 13 mph [I assume it is doing a self test and failing]. I disconnected the plug at the ABS hydraulic unit and attached a p...
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1996 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on
code p1133 reset after replacing o2 sensor. i have followed the procedure for resetting fuel trim and also checked for vacumn leaks. sensor appears to be switching but i am unsure at what rate is proper. i have some information that says sensor1 and sensor2 af... Trouble codes: P1133
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ5646W
Please help, This is my bosses car. It wont pass emestions test due to mill. I do not have a scanner to comunicate with this vehical as I am a truck tech. The code that was retrived is a p0116 engine colant temp circuit range / performace problem. The car was ... Trouble codes: P0116
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L pump noisy VIN: WAULT68E14
Fuel pump did release by turning it counter clockwise. Thanks for the responses. The lines release by pressind over on the small ones. The other lines with grips release if you squeese and pull while helping it with hose tool or equivelant.
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Door Locks VIN: WBAGH8338X
The door lock actuator was stuck. As per help from Robi,Chris,,Paul,Dan,Robert,Ronny, and Kin., I got the top of the panel loose, removed the inner and outer mouldings, removerd the T20 torx holding the inner latch cover. This was just enough room to crack ope...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG70J71
Replaced leaking trans electrical connector and cleaned out O2 connectors, fluid did not travel up harness as first suspected. Also replaced MAF and snorkel seals. Verified that vehicle had a bad pedal position sensor but customer declined @ this time until th... Trouble codes: P0100 (MAF ckt A), P0130 (O2 sensor B1S1), P0136 (O2 sensor B1S2), P0150 (O2 sensor B2S1), P0156 (O2 sensor B2S2), P0221 (Throttle/PPS switch B ckt range/performance).
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L Stall VIN: WVWAF63D84
Thanks for your help. I now understand how this strange system works. The jet pumps are in charge of keeping the fuel levels in both wells of the tank even, or close to even. the drivers side pump is for start up and high load conditions, while the passenge...
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