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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Wheel Speed Sensors VIN: SALJY1248W
I was able to put an ABS Lamp bulb in and jumper the DLC to get those codes. As near as I can interpret this, it points to RF WSS. We scoped both front sensors and saw the RF had a really ratty looking pattern compaired to the LF. I then pushed it down to clos...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H5V
p1613 intermediate. Check engine light ok. Code seems to set after road test, shut off and restart. Notice starter will drag a little on restart after long road test. Replaced battery and cable ends. After trans rebuild and tcm replacement this road test great... Trouble codes: 1613 (mill call up circuit short/open)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L a/c and coolling fans VIN: 3VWSE69M82
okay, 15+ years with these and this is the first time i have had to ask for help in this manner. Thank you so much for the time. A/C inop and both cooling fans inop. I have (in this order) checked and replaced: check refig level and checked out okay. Check po...

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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT33463
I want to thank those that responded. The fix for this car was to replace the fuel with premium gas and no alcohol additives. I found during the research about fuel for this car the max is 10% alcohol if any at all. As I stated in the help request the car had ... Trouble codes: 2882 (fuel trim lean limit B1), 2883 (fuel trim lean limit B2).
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L fuel cap VIN: WDBJF65F5W
you learn something new everyday. The E320 I was matching it with must have been borderline bad cause its tabs were bent outward also. I bent the tabs inward and it works great. Thanks for your help!
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