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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Lack of power VIN: WBACA42020
Customer experiences intermittent stall, hard starting and lack of power when it starts. No fault evident during my road test. The stored fault (65) refers to a error in network E. I have a wiring diagrams,that show diagnostic and CAN but there is nothing re... Trouble codes: 65 (nwe - error)
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWPB81H5X
the car was towed into the shop for a cranking no start.check fuel pressure and found 40 psi while cranking.check ignition spark in each cylinder had good spar in cylinders 1,3,and 4 but weak spark in cylinder #2.replaced the spark plugs,cap ,rotor,and wires a...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRC29MXY
Ok I have a 2000 Jetta with a 2.0 AEG motor and a 5 speed. Cust complaint is of a mil light on and sometimes flashing. Codes revealed misfire on all cylinders. Further investigation shows new plugs,wires, coil, maf and all are OE VW parts. Test drive the car a... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L starter VIN: YV1LS5723T
96 850 turbo intermittent no crank. the customer said it's done it 3 times for him. the lights come on on the dash but it will not start. it would not act up for me. i did voltage drops and found nothing. the starter was original so the customer approved repla...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBJF70J4Y
Thank you folks, for your help/time. After many test drives and troubleshooting tips, we were never able too get this vehicle to act up. Until I threw my hands up in discouragement, testing the Crankshaft sensor wave form, camshaft wave form, fuel pressure/vol...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L warning lights VIN: WDBPJ78J91
Well we did find the problem, all the post led to voltage regulator. Very hard to find for this model and year, but one place did find one. This customer is slow to make a decision and seems to be low on funds. And still owes us for the original job. So we are...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L srs VIN: WDBJF82J82
Here's what we learned. Replies thought that car should be read with factory scanner to be sure info was correct. One reply was from Mercedes dealer tech from NJ who offered the service so we had one of his associates scan the car. Fault code was B1000 - SRS m...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L pass. seat VIN: WDBLK65E82
First of all, many thanx to Richard in Florida and Patrick in Georgia. Last night after I posted my request, . . I looked in the knowledge base and found one help request with a simular fix. (Why I didn't check there first is beyond me at the moment). So this...
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L door locks VIN: 4JGAB57E84
thanks for all the good advice the door lock actuator fixed this one again,thanks to all who responded
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L maintenence reset VIN: WDBUF56X27
Thanks for all the replies.Steve gave me the link to the MB tech site and choose workshop resources.You will need the pictures that denote which buttons to push on the wheel ie:push SSS1s1.This info is also free o...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H4T
WOW!!! You Guys are the BEST!! 10 of the 12 replys said ONLY OEM COIL. Period. No question. Stanley even called us personally to make sure we didn't risk damaging another ECM. They are all still OK. The new OEM coil started right up. The aftermarket coil mus... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cyl misfire).
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L low heat VIN: 3VWDD21C8Y
Hello all. We finally got this one gone. It was the blend door foam that came off the door. The selection door also was bad. We went to our local hardware store and got some foil tape to wrap the doors. It works great now. The advice I got was correct you shou...
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