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2008 BMW 730Li 3.0L Electronic VIN: WBAHN21018
This E66 N52 is new.It came in with complaint of EGS light on last week.Checked with GT1,only one code-CAN comnunication faulty.We replaced the PM(power module) last week.Today it came in with the same fault code-CAN communication faulty. Any input would be ap...
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2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L dipstick VIN: SAJDA15BXY
we repaired a fluid leak on this jag and to ck the fluid level you need a 120.00 dollar dipstick from the dealer.Does anyone know how long one of these are or if any of the mercedes dipsticks will work.It should have a mercedes trans in it. the trans is a W5A5...
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1989 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: SALHV1241K
After replacing water pump, thermostat, spark plugs, cap and rotor, customer said vehicle ran great except when at a stop idle rpm would fluctuate between 500-1000 rpm. After customer complaint, new idle air control valve (stepper motor) with relearn procedure...
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2004 Land Rover Freelander SE3 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY122X4
Hi, I have a Freelander in the shop with a code P1383 and I havent been able to locate the ignition feedback resistor on this vehicle. Any diagrams I have been able to find show the older type ignition system with the coil packs on the intake - this model has ... Trouble codes: P1383 (Ignition feedback resistor circuit)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L idle speed VIN: JF70F7WA71
lately , everytime you start car , cold or warm , the engine will run at about 1400 rpm , then after a few seconds , will idle at the normal speed .never had this problem with the 112 or 113 engine [ ME ].is it a problem with a too large trottle angle when eng...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L Misfire VIN: WDBPJ78J02
PERFORMED OIL CHANGE ON THIS VEHICLE A FEW DAYS AGO. CUSTOMER RETURNED WITH OIL LEAKING FROM OIL FILLER CAP. IF THE OIL FILLER CAP IS TURNED SLIGHTLY PAST THE LOCKING POSITION, IT WILL COCK THE SEAL AND CAUSE OIL TO LEAK OUT UNDER ACCELERATION. CLEANED AREA O... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cyl missfire), P0301 (cyl 1 missfire), P0302 (cyl 2), P0303 (cyl 3), P0304, P0305 (cyl 5)
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L fuse/controll unit VIN: 4JGAB57E75
Car Came in with speedo,gauges and heat/cool system inop. Found fuse F5 in fuse panel F2 (inside by passenger feet) Blown. Isolated the two circuits instrument cluster/ heating cooling . Found climate control pushbutton control moduel N-22 is the cause of fuse...
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2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L engine VIN: YS3DD58HX1
This Saab Turbo came to me with a bad tapping from the top end. Tested for oil pressure at the sending unit port (not an easy thing) and had none. After checking the knowledge base, we decided to drop the oil pan and found the oil pump pickup screen blocked. I...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCD21C8X
a/c system will work fine for about 30 minuts then it will start blowing warm. compressor is staying on. low side is fluchuating betweem 20 & 30 high sideis at 180. should i be using vw parts? i think i am getting bad parts.
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWRA69M25
First off I am not VW savy, just trying to help out somebody that is down on their luck. This Jetta sounds like it is starving for fuel when you accellerate from a stop. I asked him if the fuel filter was ever change and he has never changed it.I got the OE fi...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L compression VIN: 3VWRA69M75
hello, after replacing bent valves reinstalled head and set timing belt to specs(has hydrolic cam gear)engine ran fine in stall for 30 minutes,after a couple of blocks engine lost power and misfires at idle,compression is 75 psi all.attempted to reset timing,n...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAD63B15
the front 02 sensor reads 1.536 volts most of the time,i dont speak german so i dont understand vw's.the o2 i think is a air fuel ratio sensor which means it does not switch back and forth,with o2 regulation from pos 24% to 0 or pos 4 with o2 volts at 1.50.whe... Trouble codes: 17519 (lamda o2 system lean bank 1), 17544 (lean fuel trim bank 1), 16555 (fuel trim 1 lean)
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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBACB4316N
Oxygen sensor fixed this, we cleaned throttle valve and replaced fuel filter, thanks for the replys
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L wiring VIN: SALME114Z4
THANKYOU LARRY. INFO WAS MUCH APPRECIATED!! I EVEN TRIED CALLING ALLDATA TECH SUPPORT AND THEY SAID THE INFO WAS NOT AVAILABLE. PAYING FOR A SERVICE THAT CAN'T SUPPLY INFO.. IMAGINE THAT.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBGA32G1X
the problem is the fuel pressure regulator at the en of fuel gallery near cyl nu 1 it leaked even without vacuum thus making cyl 1,2,3 rich and cyl 4,5,6 lean as compared to the other and when the o2 kicked in it would lean 4,5,6 cyl even more as it ajust for ... Trouble codes: P0306, 05, 04 (missing on cyl 5 and 6 and 4).
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1998 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD38N9W
Yes, The Saab is somewhat fixed. I sent the abs control module out and had it rebuilt. One hint of the problem was once I disconnected the module. I could then communicate with my generic scanner. Anyway, I have installed the rebuilt control module. I still h...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Speedometer VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
Thanks to all who replied! Believe it or not,it was right in front of us! when the speed sensor was removed,I had mentioned that what I had seen in the transmission cavity was a bearing/race of sorts. Well it is a speedometer drive gear/pulse ring,I had mentio...
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2003 Volkswagen Caravelle 2.5L Valve timing injection timing VIN: WV2ZZZ70Z3
Thanks to all that replied - once mechanic checked valve timing and ensured that this was correct - then he tackled injection timing fortunately our local VW dealer was helpful in lending Dial gauge adapter for injection pump which confirmed valve injection ti...
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2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1TS91D92
Underneath the intake manifold, there is a small vacuum fitting that was completely clogged. Apparently, this prevent the PCV system from flowing properly. After unclogging the vacuum fitting, the engine idles smoothly and the fuel trim value hovers around +- ...
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