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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAB533422
customer came with check engine light with secondary air pump malfuntion code replaced pump and diverter valve. about 4 days later light was on again. scanned it found to be Po413 replaced solenoid valve and above items . Light goes out for 2-4 days then comes... Trouble codes: P0413 (secondary solenoid valve circuit)
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: 5UXFB33563
this X5 has ECH 1 or rear axle air suspension only. We had no comunication with the old control module. We ordered a new one and did the initial instalation with Autologic and then a GT1. We set the rear axle height and everything seemed good. Just when we wer...
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Low blower speed VIN: SAJMN1344R
Hello to all the Jaguar techs out there! This vehicle has had both driver's and passenger's blower motors replaced. When the controls are on manual, the medium and high speeds work. When switched to the low speed, the fan speed remains on a medium pace and nev...
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2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW194X4
Hello fellow teachs, We have a 2004 land rover disco2 with a intermitant misfire . Some times on cold start it will miss for 10 seconds or so and then fine for rest of time. It has been comforted buy the normal plugs wires and coils by two different shops with... Trouble codes: P0306 (catalyst damaging misfire cyl 6), P0300 (emission relevent misfire multiple cylinders), P0306 (catalyst damaging misfire cyl 6), P0300 (emission relevent misfire multiple cylinders)
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF92H67
Customer came in with engine light on with no drivability problems found code Po2022 front oxygen sensor heater short/or open, had very little info from OTC scanner and Mitchell, Aldata on values wiring etc. Took a guess and installed new dealer part, light wa... Trouble codes: P2022
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L timing components VIN: YS3FB49S93
thank you for looking @ my request.. vehicle came in loud hi pitch whinning. the noise comes from behind timing cover. noise is louder by the waterpump. i've looked at fix it database and alldata tsb's. almost wanted to pull the oil pan but it really sounds l...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Glow Plug's VIN: 3VWRF81HOW
The glow plug's will only light for a split second when cold. If I unplug the coolant sensor they will light for 20 seconds or so. I have tried an updated coolant sensor and a new relay , no go. I read in a reply to a post in the archives about a second glow p...
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3VWFB81HXW
1998 vw golf 2.0 automotic. in gear drive or reverse the vehicle seems to idle surge. i put a new throttle body module on it and set to basic settings it says the adaptation is ok. but i still have this problem. no ck engine light or stored codes. im not sure ...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1VW23F34J8
Car died on interstate lots of smoke out tail pipe quit running.That is all i know and that is what owner says happened.Had glow plug code but should not make it die on highway.Turns over fine smokes when turning over.Never starts.Oil was 4 to 5" over full may...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L radiator fan VIN: 9BWBS21J14
O.K. I thought this would be simple but that was probably my first mistake!!! this VW Golf has a issue that the rad fans remain running for about 10 mim after you turnoff the car, this car doesnot have a after run pump,or a underhood temp switch.I have allread...
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1984 BMW 633CSi 3.2L No Start VIN: 06E6996298
Well I finally got this one running today. It turned out to be a faulty DME (programma). William from Pennslyavia was the one that confirmed my thoughts. He said that it is impossible to have injector pulse but not spark. Most replies were to make sure I had p...
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L engine VIN: WPOCA2996Y
After discussing options w/customer, we have deceided to go w/a rebuilt long block. #6 valve bent and 100k on engine were deceideing factors. Seems this engine will sometimes get out of time enough when Variocam actuator fails to cause valve to piston contact,...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M61
Thank you for all the replies. This is a tough one. we repin the mass air senor wires [...] ecm. road test for 3 days, car is happy now. problem is the pin wires contact possible loose or worn. (can,t visual see any problem on the pins) Trouble codes: P0102, P0139.
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSR61J84
Thanks all for your help & suggestions. I reinstalled the original maf sensor. The numbers on & the inner physical appearance of the replacement maf sensor were different. So I figured it would be best to switch it back before getting another sensor. Next I ch... Trouble codes: P0101.
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ91H84
yhanks for your input i found a cut wire in the harness about 10 inches in from the pump thanks again everybody Trouble codes: P0447, P2400.
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