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1990 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAD2310L
Hi all in IATN land. Thanks in advance for reading this post. This 325 will intermitently flood on a cold start. It may start right up. If you shut it off and start it again, it will drownd it self. Unplug the pump relay and it will clear. Have been through th...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L 3 rd shift and 4 th VIN: WBADD6322V
Trans was rebuit before I got to shop for tcc slip now having problem with it slipping in 3rd and 4th . I have ohm checked all solenoids have pulled unit out and air check every thing . When unit was pulled out only found band slightly burnt have not found rea...
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1985 Ferrari Mondial 8 Cabriolet 3.0L No Start VIN: ZFFUC15A4F
ferrari techs.help not an usual car for us this nice car does not have spark on one side of the engine.i dont have any information for this car please if sombody out there know coils on this cars fail this way please let me know or any ideas are very welcome.t...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L abs tcs & hdc VIN: SALTY16473
Customer states that this problem was intermittent over the past several months but now the ABS, TCS & HDC stay on (with engine running.) Snap on Modis (Global Mode) pulled P-1590 code, which AllData states is a "rough road signal circut malfunction." I notice...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L SRS System VIN: WDBPJ75J51
SRS fault light on. Accessed system with Snap on Modis and pulled codes B-1867, circut 8 fault & B-1315, front passenger occupant (child) fault twice. The B-1315 codes cleared but B-1867 either reset immediately or did not clear. Additional information on the ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L low power VIN: WDBRF61J31
Greetings All, This like new car came to us from a body shop after a minor repair with the complaint of low power when accelerating. Disconnected maf and car ran better, replaced with new bosch , no help. Checked exhaust backpressure on both banks,had 1psi un... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306
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1982 Porsche 924 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WP0AA0927C
car came in to our shop back in nov. (before i started working at this shop) it had several drivability issues-hard start no power cutting out... after the boss replaced the fuel and intank pump it ran better but still cut out and had lack of power on accelera...
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1990 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16-Valve 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWTJ21G8L
i haven't work on one of these in years. so old vw guys this ones for you. 90 jetta with 2.0 16v and mechanical fuel injection. under load at low rpms it has no power, like its miss firing. as soon as it hits about [...] it kicks in and has lots of power, u...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L low power VIN: WVWAK73C26
Car came in with low power and code P0299.Ross Tech showed there was a problem with boost pressure control valve so we replaced it with updated valve from dealer. Didn't help. checked boost pressure at idle and wopt and stays at 970.0 m bar. Sometimes it chang... Trouble codes: P0299
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2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L immobilizer VIN: YV1LS61J9Y
Just wanted to say thanks ahead of time for all your help,you guys have definitely done me right in the past. Our customer brought this car in about a year ago for an intermittent starting issue. the car would start then immediately die, if you re try and sta...
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2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L cluster
Volvo Techs please help! This S80 has a bad cluster (DID?) Diagnosed by the dealer. (It stopped working) I sent the old one out to be repaired by BBA Remanufacturing (they fix all sorts of auto electronics with great success)They say it is not repairable. I fo...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L temp guage VIN: WBAGJ8321W
THANX TO ALL WHO REPLIED ON THE BMW 740IL FOR THE INFO. SCOTT SUGGESTED A BATTERY RESET,REMOVED BOTH CABLES AND PLACED A JUMPER LEAD BETWEEN,ALSO REPLACED THE 4 WIRE SENSOR.AFTER A FEW MINUTES RECONNECTED BATT AND FILLED AND BLED SYS. SUSPECT SENSOR WENT BAD A...
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2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L No Start VIN: WBAGJ034XY
I WOULD LIKE TO CLOSE THIS OUT I HAVE NOT YET FIX THIS CAR MY SHOP HAS BEN BISY SO WE DO NOT HAVE TIME TO WORK ON THIS CAR RIGHT KNOW I WOULD JUST LIKE TO THANK EVERY ONE FOR THE REPLIES IT WAS VERY HELPFULL WE WILL GET BACK ON THE CAR LATER AGAIN THANK YOU TO... Trouble codes: 147 (can throttle position), 90 (intermittent system down), 59 (can open circuit to dme1), 108 (supply voltage continuos), 39 (ews manipulation check), 53 (pedal travel sensor 3 assignment).
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBAAN37401
Hello everyone: I begin by apologizing for keeping this open for so long. This customer has an extended warranty, and was disputing who would pay while it was in my shop. Thanks for your patience and all replies. P1342 and p1343 are cyl #1 misfires correspond... Trouble codes: P0174 (sys lean b2), P0171 (sys lean b1), P1345 (p1343-), P1343 (p1342-), P1342.
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Srs VIN: SAJGX2040X
thanks guys problem ended up being a ignition hot fuse that was blown. it was a fuse hidden under a yellow cap, inside the drivers side of the dash fuse panel. also there was another blown fuse hidden under another yellow plastic cap inside the engine bay fuse...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: WDBNG70J61
I'm closing this as fixed because even though I have not techincally fixed it, we have diagnosed the problem by following the CAN diagnostic chart supplied by Steve. Turns out this vehicle must have been it a flood or driven through a small lake because we fo...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK56G16
Thanks for the help on this one. I have not fixed the car yet but am sure from all the answers the cam solenoid will do the job. Customer picked up car and light has not come back on. He will bring back if light comes back on and let me install the new solenoi... Trouble codes: 0060 (P000B Continuous canshaft adjustment right /incorrect position of the exhaust camshaft).
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1991 Saab 900 2.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AK35E0M
First thanks to Justin, Jason, Luis, and Bart who all got it right. The "injector faulty" code is a useless code in that the logic for it is a rich condition must be a leaking injector. Everybody said to check the air mass meter. First I checked the ho2s s... Trouble codes: 42450 (fuel /air mixture too lean ho2s cannot adjust permanent), 22452 (fuel/air mixture too lean while driving intermittent), 58371 (Injector faulty).
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L oil burning VIN: 3VWBB61C8W
We had to wait for the customers feed back. We had removed the head after installing Goetze rings and honing cylinder with a graphite honing stones. Went Iremoved the cam I found the valve stem seals extremely hard. Installed new seals customer drove car and ...
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1997 Volvo S90 2.9L Control Module VIN: YV1KS9601W
Thank you all that replied to my post. Two replies suggested a restriction in the system, two gave me more insight into pulling codes, and one, John from Florida (where they really need A/C), gave me a step by step protocol for diagnosing the most common failu...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L No Start VIN: YV1TS90D4X
Looks like a factory ecm is the only way to repair this vehicle my thanks to all who replied Trouble codes: P1630.
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1V5295X3
Thanks to the first reply I was able to get my customer on the road. I have ordered the PCV preheater. Once I unpluged it the car would idle and the circuit braker no longer poped.. Thanks, Every one for your responces. Trouble codes: AF (leak dection pump), 2D (Turbo control valve signal), 5C (canister purge valve signal), 18 (O2 sensor preheating), 1C, 8A (IAC valve).
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