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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 20SFM24982
hi guys my customer took this car out ouf storage. drove like a dream for about 5 miles then it started to run rough,backfire through the intake. in park it wont idle,feather the gas pedal it runs rough, backfires etc. fuel pressure is fine. pumped out old gas...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Control Head VIN: WBADS43482
Working on a 02 525i Wagon E39 chassis. Fuse #9 blows intermittently and when it does the control head goes dead. We have replaced the blower motor final stage unit with no help. We also unplugged the heated washer nozzles at the back of the control head and t...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: SAJHX1244V
Hi guys, The customer stated it had an intermittent stall and trans program light on. The car would do it for me. The only code at that time was for the rear o2 sensor heater. I had him check with the dealer to see if the egr recall and reprogram was done and ... Trouble codes: P1193, P1790
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA01U43
Hello all. This s-type has misfire faults for all cylinders except 7 & 8 and the map sensor circuit fault. Has anyone seen this on one of these normally aspirated 4.2's ? would just throw a MAP sensor on it and see, but it is an ugly job and the customer is al... Trouble codes: P0105 (Map sensor circuit), P0300 (misfire), P0301 (cyl. 1 misfire), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
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1995 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SALDV2285S
Ignition timing has been reset to will be attempting to move timing over 1 tooth to see if that helps with problem.
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1959 Mercedes-Benz 220S 2.2L glass seals VIN: 37Z7514552
I am looking for parts for the engine, for overhaul, and body parts such as window and glass seals, weather strips and bumbers. Any help would be appreciated.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L cooling fan
the scanner shows the a/c basic load to be at 24% +/- 2%. the a/c working load usually goes straight to 99.40% as soon as the a/c is swithced on. i would not imagine that the a/c should demand the fan above about 60% or so unless head pressure got to high. it ...
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1986 Porsche 944 2.5L Battery VIN: WPOAA0945G
After the work described in related history, I gave the customer back the car with the radio fuse removed and, sure enough, after 4 days, the battery was dead. This is a mystery to me as I had no current drain indication. I am writing this post hoping that som...
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1985 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CAZN42A4F
This one has no power, and no power to the ecu. I desperately need to know how power gets to the ecu. Does anyone have a schematic for one of these? Any help greatly appreciated.
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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L camshaft timing VIN: WV2NB470X1
This van cam in with multiple misfire codes and P1340 camshaft position sensor g-40 engine speed sensor g-28 incorrect allocation. Vehicle runs poorly cleared codes and rechecked found P1340 returns. Removed valve cover and check camshaft timing found timing o...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: YV1RH58D22
This vehicle was in for an alignment and tires. while doing the alignment the battery went dead . we replaced the battery and it keeps getting this code 91b7 for throttle control fault. I removed all the fuses for the pcm to try to reset the pcm no change, The... Trouble codes: ECM91
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L hvac VIN: SAJWA01U35
We found the auxiliary water pump leaked onto the heater valve which damaged the heater valve which ended up burning out the climate panel (touch screen) we bridged the wires so that this is now single climate control versus drivers and passenger duel system a...
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1995 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: SALPV1241S
Thanks for the help on this one- the ECM was internally faulty. Many responceds helped us confirm our diagnosis and we are greatful. Greg and crew
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L odometer VIN: WDBHA24G3Y
I've spoke to Mercedes, Mercedes training staff and a few other sources. No one can figure out why the odometer reverted, back to O and started working from there. The only suggestion was to ship the head out for re-calibration.The customer declined repairs.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF92H56
Based on all the o2 codes and the fact that the right o2 was reading so far off the charts I wanted to change the sensor just because it seemed obvious. Then I was given solid advice, check the CAT for blockage. As soon as I read that I thought "yeah that mak... Trouble codes: 0632 (P0300 Random Misfire), 0636 (P0301 Cyl 1 Misfire also P0304 P0306), 0559 (P2626 Right O2 upstream is open), 0600 (P0040 O2 upstream plug connector connected wrong), 0773 (P2A00 O2 right upstream shifted to lean), 0908 (P2414 O2 right upstream signal implausible).
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33403
The customer was unable to leave the vehicle and will return for further testing I will keep you all posted. Thanks for all the help. Zach Trouble codes: P0130 (O2 sensor Bank 1 sensor 1).
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