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1991 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAD2319L
Hello Everyone, I have this bmw that is giving me a headache. It has a bad idle and when accelerating has no power. My foot would be on the floor and it doesn't accelerate as it should. Plugs, cap rotor filters are all new. I motorvac'd that car thinking mayb... Trouble codes: 10 (O2 sensor control)
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L a/c compressor VIN: YV1LS5640V
hello all i am working on a high mileage 850 that has a siezed a/c compressor. the costomer does not want to put too much more money into the car. i know in europe some volvos are not equiped with a/c. does anyone know the correct size serp. belt and routing ...
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2005 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 2.5L abs VIN: YV1RH59265
Hello Volvo Techs! I have a 05/Volvo S-60 AWD turbo. Brake failure message is on. Only codes relating to ABS are CEM 1A5F(commucation missing from Brake control Module)and ECM 900B(brake padal sensor) The used car dealer bought a used BCM from Erie Volvo and ...
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1993 BMW 740iL 4.0L rear end VIN: WBAGD832XP
after lots of study, we drained one quart of atf out of the trans, and refilled with a transmission conditioner. now the trans is smoother, and seems to offer no resistance. talked with se veral trans techs, and they said it may have a sticking valve keeping ...
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1961 Other European S2 6.2L solenoid valve VIN: B409LCTXXX
Thank you again, gentlemen. It appears I was on the right track thinking the "Danfuss" device was a solenoid. According to some of the replies it was suggested that it would have been used to restrict refrigerant flow to a rear evaporator unit in a dual syste...
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1987 Porsche 924 S 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WPOAAO9XHN
This vehicle was a tough fix due to our inexperience with diagnostics on a porsche. We went over everything again starting with the maf sensor. We pulled the cap and checked adjustment it was slightly out of spec sent to us from all datas library. We also repl...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Accessories VIN: JN10259426
thanks to all that replied i sent the car to the dealer to be reprogrammed they said they could not program it because the front door modules were not communicating they wanted to replace them 250 each i had my guy bring the car back to the shop i pulled the d...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, exhaust oil smoke VIN: 3VWSE69M03
Customer admitted that she was paying around $25-$30 for oil changes and they were not in timely matter. So it wasn't synthetic oil. We found 2 inline check valves in CC vent system completely clogged and replaced them, cleaned out vent hoses and intercooler, ...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.3L radiator VIN: YV1RSS53D9
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR REPLIES. IT TOOK LESS TIME THAN MITCHELL CALLED FOR. HINT YOU DON'T HAVE TO REMOVE THE CONDENSOR. TIE WARP UO OUT OF THE WAY REMOVE INNER COOLER AND RADIATOR AS ONE THANKS MIKE [...]
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L right signal VIN: YV1SZ58D32
Thanks for everyone that help in on this one. Believe or not it was the Wiper Switch causing the problem. Of course the wiring Diagram has nothing on the wiper switch or the signal switch. Im just glad its fixed and out the shop. thanks again
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