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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBADS43471
hi, i have a 2001 bmw 525i wagon. it came in with a check engine light on. scanned and had a code p0733. gear ratio monitoring 3rd gear.. i inspected the fluid and it was very diry, but no debris in the pan itself. i refilled and test drove it and the trans li...
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L convertible top VIN: WBABS33413
Customers complaint was top stuck in down position and trunk only opens from lock cylinder in trunk lid, (it would make repetitive clicking sound in trunk/pump area if you held the "open" control button). Cleared codes, retested system, no codes but from theor...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L no heat VIN: WBAVB135X6
car came in with complaint of no heat (car does not overheat) we checked with AutoLogic scanner & found only 1 code for solar sensor. we checked the engine coolant temp.(98c) & radiator outlet temp.(63c) in shop at idle.Has heat in shop at idle, out on road ou...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D81
The customer came in with the MIL lit. Scanned with Autologic and came up with the codes for the VVT over-retarded on both banks. This problem came up for the customer about two weeks ago, but she only just was able to bring the car in today. After clearing th... Trouble codes: P1383 (Bank 1 VVT overretarded), P1388 (Bank 2 VVT overretarded)
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Misfire VIN: SAJDA01N82
hello i have a 02 s-type with a intermittent problem.it has a code p0305. misfire cyl. 5. also has a code p0355.ignition coil e primary circuit malfunction.the car runs good with no misfire at all.the coil has been replaced and the code still has come back. i ...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SALJY1246V
I have this land rover thats flooding all the time.oil pan has about 2qts. of gas in it,all the plugs are fuel fouled.i don't have land rover on my modis,so i went into generic obd2 to get codes and data.ect sensor seems to read right.not a rover person,not bu... Trouble codes: P1331
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 2.8L No Start VIN: 1102612002
Hello, if anyone has any helpful info on this car I'd greatly appreciate it. This vehicle has not run in many years, and the owner would like to see if it ever will again. Currently the engine cranks but does not start. It appears to have no spark and no fuel....
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA61EXM
hi everyone. i am working on a 1991 mercedes 300 sl with a no start issue. i have checked fuel pressure, about 90lbs at cranking. i have have spark at the plugs. i have inspected the overvoltage relay and the fuse is ok, although the relay has not been updated...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz c220 2.2L central locking VIN: WDC2030062
Hello All I have a 2001 C class saloon 203 chassis.It is a right hand drive vehicle.After locking the car the passenger front door keeps clicking relocking itself.If the car is unlocked after between [...] to 1 minute the n/s/f door will relock.I have repl...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No drive / whine VIN: WDBJH65J81
On occasion vehicle will not move when put into gear and makes loud buzzing sound as if front pump sucking air. After sitting for a couple of hours it may start up and operate normally, with no whine, for days. A clear tube inserted into trans cooler line indi...
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1988 Porsche 944 2.5L engine VIN: WP0AB0942J
any help will be greatly appreciated on this problem!!! car developed oil leak after headgasket repair,[single cam engine] oil appears to be coming out of oil seperator, [oil fill tube assembly] removed oil seperator and replaced, also cleaned return ports in ...
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD58B6T
with key on engine off my genisys scan tool reading engine temp -40. when engine running reads ok156.still have cold start problem.is this normal for saab or glitch in scan tool?if i jump coolant temp sensor key on no change.engine running jumped reads-29.
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVD23B2Y
I replaced the chain tensioner a few months ago. I TRIPLE checked the timing. I have 16 links between the two marks on the cam that are lined up perfectly with the arrows on the caps when the crank pulley is lined up with the notch on the timing cover and both... Trouble codes: P1522, P1340, P0300, P0304, P0306, P0305
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3VWDD21C61
hello all, have a 1.8t beetle here that is giving us problems. car came in after another guy did a turbo on car, had a huge list of engine codes. cleared a bunch of missfire codes, car will idle ok, once you give it gas it will just die right out, barely run, ... Trouble codes: P1340
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 20th Anniversary 1.8L flywheel VIN: 9BWKE61J83
Volkswagon Tech's - need to know what you guys do when faced with a clutch issue caused by a dual mass flywheel noise. Do you guys convert them to a solid flywheel with the applicle conversion kit, or do you guys reinstall the dual mass flywheel set up with ne...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RH59H53
after installation there is no fuel injector pulse and no spark. Have checked everything we can with Red Diagnostic equipment but alas it can only communicate in global obdII format. HELP.
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L Stall VIN: YV1SZ59H64
Vehicle has an intermittent stalling condition at highway speeds with the cruise control engaged. Engine always restarts with no problem. Was able to pull codes. Information available is very limited, no diagnostic info for these codes. Any diagnostic informat... Trouble codes: 981A (Engine Control faulty module signal internal fault), 6805 (Turbocharger control valve boost pressure fault pressure too high)
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L drive line VIN: WAULT64B13
sorry for the delay, the holidays got in the way. it seems that the vibration worked itself out after a lil driving. maybe something in the drive shaft or cv joints was binding from removing and installing. thank you for all the replies.
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L left turn signals VIN: SAJHX1249V
Sorry for long delay out of town. someone called and sent my tech thru flow chart he had and the conclusion was the light module was bad. They ordered the new part and it was the same thing happening. So they ordered a body module and it took care of problem. ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L No Start VIN: CB2500HA33
Hi sorry for the delay in closing problem was resticked fuel filter inline before lift pump. called black plaque in gas tank. thanks for the help. randy
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Safety VIN: WDBRF81J03
Thanks for the responses, I think that the cause of the melted harness and this is only a guess was the body shop welding without disconnecting the battery. special thanks to Ron from Virginia "have seen bodyshops that did not disconnect the battery before wel...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBUF26J16
Thanks to everyone for the input. Edgar from Nevada led us to a service bulletin regarding problematic pressure regulators. We've sent this one back to the dealer for replacement of the pressure regulator and fuel rail under warranty.
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1989 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4122336579
hello to all and thank you for your help. this car was a bitch from the get go.what was the fix??? 1. turbo 2. vacuum lines. 3. fuel pump 4. apc module. 5 ecm i would not believe it if i was not doing the job. by the way, if took 3 ecm's to work!!! jetronic......
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2004 Volvo S60 R 2.5L brake squeek VIN: YV1RH52Y14
well, we have come to the conclusion that our customer is a two footed driver and rides the brake everywhere she goes.Its very hard to tell a customer that they are doing something wrong,we handled the situation very gently and seemed to go ok. thanks for all ...
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CY59265
Thanks for all the replies. I did remove fuel filter to check for restriction and it is a good flow. All replies were pointing to the fuel pressure sensor on the fuel rail. Installed new sensor and let customer have for the weekend. Customer called and has... Trouble codes: P0089 (fuel pressure performance), P0087 (fuel pressure low).
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