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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L transmission VIN: WBAHE2314R
this beamer came in with a power steering pump leak. put new pump on and degreased the mess under the car. test drove it and everything was peachy. now this morning customer picks up car and drives out of our parking lot and to a coffee shop down the road. he ...
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Battery VIN: WBADN6345Y
Thanks in advance to all who reply. I have a '00 540 with an intermittent battery drain problem. The battery is newer and tests good after charging. The blower speed was irregular so I replaced the final stage given their common failure. The drain is still pre...
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2004 BMW M3 3.2L noise VIN: WBSBL93484
Hello fellow techs. I have a 2004 BMW M3 with the SMG transmission that makes noise when putting it into gear. It does not make a diffrence what gear it goes into, it still makes like a grinding noise. No codes or warning lights coming on. If any one has run i...
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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L seat VIN: SAJKX6245T
This jag drivers seat will not move in to the driving position when installing key to start, the steering wheel moves in to position. the seat and wheel will park for exit. live data shows front cusion open and all other functions ok. sense the front cusion do...
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2002 Jaguar XJ 4.0L trunk / boot VIN: SAJDA12C12
The alarm goes off when trunk is opened with the remote. All door locks work normal. Remote seems to function ok, except for not disabling the alarm when the trunk is opened. I am not sure if the security locking module is the cause, or the body processor, or ...
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L fuel pump VIN: SALPM16471
Hi, I have a blown fuel pump fuse, the short is in the circut from the inertia switch to the fuel pump. Alldata shows a leg coming off the circut, I cannot find where this goes, i suspect this component will be my cause of short, I ran a wire from switch to pu...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L cooling VIN: WDBHA28EXP
hi fellow techs. I got this c280 thats kicking my ass, I have done all that I can think to repair an overheating problem but fail. car runs at 120c after 10min of starting engine, dont matter if i do highway or local driving always reaches that temp but never ...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L fluid VIN: WDDNG86X67
we want to drain and refill the transmission. do not know where to fill there is no dipstick and have not located fill plug.
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC334X3
Fault returns right away (2nd key cycle). 02 voltages moving, but rear 02 noticebly less. Trouble codes: 2096 (Post catylist fuel trim / system too lean)
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1978 Other European Corniche 4.7L Bleeding VIN: JK1Q23I678
Can anyone supply me with the bleeding procedure for the brakes on this car. We replaced the leaking rear calipers and would dearly love to properly bleed the system so this one can go away happy. Thanks John
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L immobilizer VIN: 3VWSA29MXY
I have a jetta which was purchased from the auction. It had no keys. VW made new keys and I have to do the key learn procedure for the immobilizer system. The system is Immo 2. I have done this before and usually Vag-commander software can obtain 5 pin code. I...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWSE61J93
This Jetta came in with a very rough idle, feels like a balance issue not a misfire.no codes in computer.I have checked the timing belt and pulled the valve cover to check timing chain on the cams and everything is good,so I know the timing did not jump.the va...
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2003 Volvo V40 1.9L p0740.p0335 VIN: YV1VW27573
Currently we have no driveability problems and codes have not come back. We are a little confused as to whether tbe p0740 is definitely caused by an electrical problem. We have basically written this post to get some more detailed info on this trouble code. Th...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L MIL on P0456 VIN: YV1RS58D43
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 2003 S60 in for a check engine light on. The code is a P0456, indicating a very small evap leak. The customer had come in a month ago with the code stored and we found the gas cap seal badly crack... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap system very small leak detected)
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2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS59V34
code sets through vida/vadis immediately if engine is running, clears koeo. vadis/vida procedure called "fuel pump quick test" runs fuel pressure up to over 80 psi. realtime fuel pressure exactly follows requested pressure otherwise known as "nominal pressure"... Trouble codes: ECM21
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all that replied . The car came back rechecked the apps and maf ,tested apps and maf found glitches on maf with scope and apps tested bad at full throttle .Custmoer declined repairs at this time. Thanks again for the help ,John [...] Trouble codes: P020.
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M4X
Thank you all for your help on this car. As was probably assumed by all, the throttle body needed replaced. The puzzling part was that it was obviousely replaced previousely because it was like new inside and out,it even had anew gasket between it andthe intak... Trouble codes: P1565, P1580, P1426, P0103.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWCC21CYM
WELL AS IT TURNED OUT THIS VEHICLE HAD TWO DIFFERENT PROBLEMS-I RECEIVED A FEW GOOD TIPS ON THE WATER PUMP PROBLEMS THESE THINGS HAVE AND SURE ENOUGH WE PULLED IT OFF AND HALF THE IMPELLERS WERE MISSING-GOOD CALL ON THAT ONE---THE OTHER AC ISSUE TURNED OUT TO ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L clock resets VIN: 3VWRK69M13
Thanks for Offers on wiring diagrams, I was able to get power and ground distribution diagrams from Mitchell-they are so much more user friendly than the alldata track diagrams. We verified all connections at battery and main fuse bou to be good. Engine and c...
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