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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Hazard flasher-reading light-door locks VIN: WBADD6328V
This car drives good, but as drive down the road, the hazard switch, reading lamp & door locks come on intermentantly. Feels like the car is possessed! I know this is a known problem on this car, but I can't find any info on it. Any help where to start is appr...
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2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L Readiness VIN: WBAAV33441
All the moniters are ready except for EVAP and CATALYST. Car has no codes and hasnt for a while. Battery was not disconnected. We brought car to get a state inspection sticker. Was not ready. We manually reset monitors and told cuctomer to drive car for 3-4 da...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13536
Hi,Beemer techs.I'm trying to help my neighbor shop's problem.The vehicle was towed in with NO CRANK problem.Customer stated that she had to tow this car to dealer and the dealer confirmed the stater failure gave her $1800 estimate.She towed it to my next door... Trouble codes: 2F44 (Electronic car immobilisation), 2AD0 (Gear box control)
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEAAG1T0
car came from transmission shop,pulled codes, had code p1605 (trans control module check some failure) when put car in gear, in reverse or drive, surges and does not want to take gear, when driving, transmission "slips" on acceleration. have checked all wiring...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA52E1R
Hi, need some assistance from all you MB techs, This e320 came in with a complaint of the abs and asr lights on and a poor idle / stall conditon. The car has the asr light on almost instantly after you start it when the light comes on the idle be comes irratic...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L ride control VIN: WDBUF70J93
This vehicle came in with a warning display to stop vehicle. Passenger side front air strut collapsed.. and suspension codes 5500 5507 and 5508. I can't find a description for these codes... a description and stategy who be great... help please.
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2007 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 5.5L Stall, Misfire VIN: WDCYR71E57
fuel pump intermittently looses ground. cannot find wiring diagram in mitchells or alldata. does anyone know if this grounds through the ecm? if not where is the ground located? we have replaced the fuel pump relay but it supplies power to the pump and we are ...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWSB81H0W
hi guys i have a 98 volkwagon jetta came in a no crank/no start have no power to signal wire on starter. I have power from ignition swith to clutch swith and alarm module. Alldata says theres a antitheft engine disable relay after clutch swith but cant find lo...
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1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L no spedometer VIN: WVWBC31J7X
Cust came in with 501 code and sped inop a while. Found cracked VSS and replaced new and cleared light. Checked sped still inop and checked voltage at VSS and very low but cant tell what the spec is. Hooked up to the scanner driving the car is reading accurate...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L RH Motor Mount Bracket VIN: 9BWDD61J71
The front bolt on this RH timing belt area bracket that bolts to the block has busted 3 times in a row now. When I did the head and timing belt stuff I did not have to touch these bolts. A month later of driving and it dropped the engine and cut the coolant ho...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L compressor VIN: WVWPD63B61
good evening fellow techs.i have run into a stumper here hope someone can help.vehicle came in for a/c inop. freon level was low due to condensor leak as i found out during leak test.i recharged sys. still no a/c .i have no power to compressor and comp. does n...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B32
we get car check engine light flashes while driving then when key cycled stays on codes p0300,p0304,p0305,p0306,p0346.sec.ignition shows cylinders on that side leaning out some but didnt have bucking and skipping while driving.fuel pressure ok and plugs wires ... Trouble codes: P0345 (cam shaft circuit a bank 2)
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Sun roof VIN: XJ12EF85TF
Customers daughter left key on to listen to radio until battery drained to a point it could not be started. Have dealt with Volvos in the past and advised them NOT to jump it! Car was towed in and battery charged up. Thankfully most systems came back back onli...
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2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L Electronic VIN: YV1CZ59H13
Vehicle had serious vacuum hiss from under dash. Replaced power booster with new Volvo unit. Hiss is gone, and car worked perfectly on road test. Kept the car in bay overnight; when I went to back it out, on start-up, I had 2 messages in the text window: "Engi...
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L warning message VIN: YV1CZ59H04
serious oil pressure problem...help
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2004 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Engine VIN: YV1MS68274
Customer has just come in with this problem. Just purchased the vehicle and when accelerating, the engine has a loud almost meat grinder noise coming from what sounds like the intake manifold area. It only happens when the engine is under heavy load and the tu...
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUDF78E26
very interesting one thanks to all the replies dropped the serp belt vib was almost gone did find alt free wheeled got alt to compare new one locked installed vib was definitly better thanks we wiil chalk up the rest of it to vechile charactorist
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1996 Ferrari F355 Spider 3.5L speedometer VIN: ZFFXR48A5T
finally found it . after letting veh sit . started tracing wires , found a wire repair near center console that led me to a previous short to ground which melted some wiring the entire length of center console. a wire was installed to bypass the melted sect...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
THANK YOU ALL. AFTER A DISSCUSION WITH THE CUSTOMER I REVILLED THAT THERE IS NO RUNNING FAULT. JUST A MIL. THE CUSTOMER DID ADMIT TO USING THE INEXPENSIVE FUEL AND BEING 10K OVER DUE FOR OIL CHANGE. I ADVISED THE CUSTOMER TO USE PREMIUM FUEL AND PREFORM LOF RE... Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire detected).
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L blend door/flow direction VIN: BA48D0JA09
I have not yet fixed this car because I keep getting the wrong part. The head control unit changes does tell the switchover valve to move and no change. The system has no vacuum leaks so this has to be why it does not change the blend doors. I am trying to get...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L window VIN: WDBPJ73J52
so this one is fixed david and merik were on the button for this one, my tech had taken a look at the coding but did not notice the coding had changed, from most likely a dead battery issue. recoded the ezl and that took care of it. thanks for the help.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG 5.5L A/C pipes VIN: WDBRF76J55
Hello MB Techs. Thank you for your time. I checked all the A/C components of this one, and unfortanatly it didn't have the high service valve, so for me it is very important to have an accurate meassure on this side, and for solve the problem I removed the pi...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L unable to set timing VIN: 3VWRF81H1W
We put on another pump and it started right up and sounded good so we thought we were home free but when we went to time it, it still read 255 which is off the charts advanced. So we took it off and put on the original leaking pump to see if got two defective ...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L headlights, turn signals, shift inlock, transmissi VIN: YVLTS97DOX
Thanks for all replies. Giggled ignition switch, pulled fuses, disconnected battery, and disconnected airbag module. No help same problem. Pulled cem checked power and and grounds found no power on b2 b10 & c1 koer had power koeo. Turned ignition switch back j...
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