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2006 Alfa Romeo Brera 2.4L Boot release VIN: ZAR9370000
Hi Anyone know where the control unit is fitted to open tailgate. it wont work from remote or dash button. checked system out, button working, tailgate latch working wire to tailgate good. lose wire under dash cant find where it goes too. Thanks Frank
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L all gears
After replacing transmission with a used one test drove, trans didn't shift right or really at all. found code 100 for speed monitoring or gear monitoring according to all data. pinned out speed sensor and checked a few other wires back to the tcm going off a ...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBABS53441
Engine stalls when letting off the throttle some times when stopping or slowing down then starts rite back up with no engine codes. Some times and some times with a code p0340 replaced throttle pedal at first because i could push the pedal and there was no res... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor)
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2004 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on, extended crank VIN: WBAEV53484
Hi guys, I got this vehicle from another shop. They recently replaced the head gasket and now it have an extended crank issue. Holding down on the gas pedal will not help it fire up right away. Scan for codes and this is what I got. P0727, p0700, p1315, and p2... Trouble codes: P1315, P2766, P0727
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2006 BMW 650i 4.8L Unknown VIN: WBAEK13456
This vehicle belongs to a friend of mine. His warranty just ran out at the dealer, and they could not find the problem, while it was under warranty. It has a slight shimmy while driving, and then a rotating noise while turning (same either way). I think it's a...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, no throttle response VIN: SAJGX2048X
ok jaguar techs, i need some help. i have had this car at my shop for 1 month now, trying to fix it on my own. Now i"m coming to you guys for help; car came in with a code Po121, throtlte pedal position sensor switch circuit range performance) I went to alldat... Trouble codes: P0121
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Park VIN: SAJDA01D81
I have driven this car in both level and steeply sloped conditions and have engaged Park, but haven't been able to replicate the customer's complaint. I am reaching out to the iatn community for feedback from any who may have seen this symptom occur, and ask w...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L HVAC/Suspension VIN: SALME11474
We have this vehicle here, and the Suspension is inactive along with the HVAC, the steering column will tilt up and down, but not in and out, We have replaced the BCM with the logic that this controls the signal to the two systems that are inoperative, with no...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBJH65F7W
Trying to replace the shift interlock linkage at the back of the trans, part# 140 270 13 65. Did one years ago but can't remember how I did it. You have to remove the pin that the arm pivots on to connect the new linkage, but I can't get this pin out. I though...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Shift Lock VIN: WDBJH65F7W
I replaced the shift interlock linkage at the back of the trans, part# 140 270 13 65. Now it won't come out of park. Brake lights work and it shifted fine before although it was leaking bad. Replaced the filter and pan gasket. Checked all fuses and OK. Checked...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB54E81
hi i am having a problem with ml320 its dosent change from 1 gear speedo dosent work asb light on and esp,on brake light on and pad warning on mil on have malf.codes p2068 p20cc p2036.(etc fault(impl.esp speed or comm.) rough road dectction sgnal.no/incorrect ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L compressor VIN: 4JGCB65E26
Greetings all..First, I would like to thank everyone who is reading this and that can help me solve this problem that I'm having with this 2006 ME/BE R350. The Compressor would stop working during the hot days and would stay off for a long time before it would...
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1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DM55V5R
Check engine light comes on after clearing, codes are 21 MAF and 71 bank 1 Adaptation, I tried a new Bosch MAF, O2 sensor, dropping the exhaust, checking cam timing. It idle fine but feels like you are losing power on acceleration. We don't have a scanner to c... Trouble codes: 21 (Maf), 70 (Cyl 1 3 5 adaptation)
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Fan stays on VIN: YS3EF58Z41
I've replaced the DICE module and fan relays. Checked all wiring and appears to be good. Low speed fan continues to run with key out. When viewing data with Tech2 low speed fan relay is on when ECT has not reached threshold.
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1984 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: WVWGA0163E
We have a strange problem here, car runs rough, poor idle, misses, Then for some strange reason, you disconnect alternator and the engine runs great, reconnect and runs like crap. Please help us.
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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WVWCA015ZK
Hi and thank you for reading this. I have had this little convertable here before for not really starting well when cold. Now after getting the terminals cleaned up on the thermoswitch and other senor switches the thing starts up cold without an issue. But now...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L No Readiness VIN: WVWGC83A2T
Hi there, We tuned this car up about 6 months ago. Shortly after that the customer got a new battery. Now it fails emissions because readiness is not set. I've seen these 96-99 Passats not reset without being forced. For the life of me I can't find the readi...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L system VIN: WVWSB61J81
Hello all,this vw is rackin our brain.came in with complain of not cold/topped off system and added 2 oz oil.customer has had no maintence done.week later not cold pressures 70 150 sold drier and evac/50/160 cool 3 days later not cold.install expantion valve,n...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L stater VIN: 3VWCK21C51
Custumer complaning of starter not releasing properly[hanging],when key is returned to run position.Vehicle is coming tomorrow am thinkig that the starter or ignition sw may be bad,but this problem sound more like a GM vehicle when the starter is not properly ...
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTK73C77
Hello there folks, This 2.0T throws a very intermittent overboost code. The last freeze frame showed 93 km/h,2400 rpm, 75%load. The car runs fine & set readiness monitors very quickly using VCDS. Has a new dealer tune up & coils. Is there a measuring block ... Trouble codes: P0299 (overboost)
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1990 Volvo 740 GL 2.3L Hesitation VIN: YV1FA8850L
Customers complaint was that her car hesitates when accelerating from a stop,and has died a couple of times. First thing I did was Scan the codes. Codes set--- 2-2-3 IAC valve signal absent. I installed a new idle control valve and the car has not died since. ...
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2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBAGN8341D
Thanks to all that responded. I noticed that multiplicative fuel trim on left bank was going -2.69, so I switched the maf sensor to the right side, cleared adaptations and test drove the car. The problem moved to the other side, so sounds like bad maf. Than...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: WBDEA26D2J
I haven't fixed this vehicle yet as the customer hasn't decided what to do yet. I do believe the problem is within the fuel dist head. I will post a fix if he lets us fix it.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Limp In Mode VIN: WVWLH63B31
Only 3 replies to this request. There does not appear to be any way to test the TCM directly and I am still waiting on parts. Barret [...] suggesting checking a connector station behind the right kick panel, but in this case all was well there. When I finall...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWPD63BX4
Thanks iatn i replaced the thermostat with another oem part the customer has not returned yet im sure ill see him beeing he is a friend
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