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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L multiple items VIN: WBADM5346Y
customer came in with the trac and brake lamps on (IP)and ofcourse is upset that i did not imediatly know what the problem is. however the abs system has codes 20,69,& 73. 73 needs a new preasure sensor. 69 for brake lamp switch is currently operating propper...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling system VIN: WBAETET374
Towed in for severe overheat/no start. Pressure tested, found blown heater pipe on head,blown coolant bottle, radiator with stop leak. Found starter to spin fast but no kickout. Scanned found 5 misc overheat codes, 2-both bank lean codes. Sold repair with star...
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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX6747T
Hello to all, this one is causing a headache. It will not start cold. Average morning tempeture is 70-80 degrees, it does not start. No codes. If I use starting fluid, just a little squirt, it will start nad run all day. It does not matter if I try at 7am or 3...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJFA01P92
Hello Jag techs: This 02 S-type cranks but won’t start. No Injector pulse and no spark. Check Eng light stays on and the security light is flashing rapidly. We suspected a security issue but we have no communication with any module. When we check the Data l...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L head gasket
I need some help on this 2004 4.2l XJ8. I'm doing a headgasket replacement because customer overheat, kept on driving with no coolant. any is there any tricks or tips on removing these heads. I was also woundering if I can pull the heads of without removing th...
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1974 Porsche 914 1.8L Stall VIN: 4742915545
Hello there and HELP! I have this 74 914 in for stalling. I know little to nothing about these systems or what makes them stall. The engine runs pretty good, but when you are driving along it begins to cut out like the ignition switch is being turned off. The...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Lighting VIN: WP1AB29P64
Code 978 Left dipped beam short or open Tested pin 5 and 7 at the headlamp connector ground is perfect. .01 ohms no power, trace back to connector feeding headlamp harness. Same, no power, in Alldata it indicates all the lighting is controlled by the central ...
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1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58Z6X
First Saab for this tech. This wagon came to the Teen Challenge Vehicle Donation Program with a bad turbo. There was oil all through the intake and exhaust. The crank case was over full and the oil smelled very strongly of fuel. The old plugs were soaked with ... Trouble codes: P0125
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Tpms System VIN: 3VWGF1K27M
Tpms indicator is illuminated. Shop key states that this tpms system is monitored by the abs module. Procedure is to press the "set" button in front of the shifter to performe basic setting. No such button exists on this model. Accessed abs module with genesis...
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L power loss VIN: YV1CZ59212
Have ECM codes 4400,930B, A12B speed sensor, 900B brake pedal, E000 communication, 440C fuel level, Also ABS codes 0103 pedal sensor, 0115 comm. steering angle, 0094, 0100, E000 Would you be looking at pedal sensor, speed sensor or other? Displays are brake fa...
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2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on, Monitors VIN: YV1RH59286
This car runs well. It has code P0442 small leak on the modis, and large leak code on the launch. We have smoked this car multiple times without any visible leaks. We are trying to get it through NJ state inspection, have cleared the codes, but before the moni... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap system leak small)
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2007 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Wheel Bearing VIN: YV1MS68227
I have got a fairly low milage Volvo S40 that requires a LF wheel bearing replacement. It was growling. What is the secret to getting the drive axle out of the hub? It appears to be frozen. It appears I have moved it about a 1/4" but that is it! I am afraid I ...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTW16483
Thank you to all that responded. It is a mechanical issue but I am out of it now. The customer is dealing with the machine shop and I forwarded all the responses I received. Most responded about the issue with the liners in these blocks. There is also the ques... Trouble codes: P0303 (Missfire cylinder 3), P0304 (Missfire cylinder 4).
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1999 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L expansion valve, compressor VIN: WVWGA31J0X
Hello, all! This car is finally out of our hair. We tried another expansion valve, because I didn't trust the one we had, and it only got worse. 20 on the low side, 140 on the high. We put a compressor on it, and after some wiring issues (don't ask) had a ...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L air conditioning VIN: 3VWCD21C71
I rechecked the fan control module,went back to VW,exchanged it and voila!The ac is cold again!Thanks everyone.
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Inop VIN: YVILZ56D2Y
I DID GET THE CUSTOMER TO COME BACK AND WE ENDED UP CHANGING THE BLOWER RESISTOER AND THE BLOWER MOTOR ALSO AND ALL IS WELL THANKS TO ALL.
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1SZ58D11
The vehicle has not come back to have any more service done to the vehicle. We are closed until September. I do not have any more information at this time. Thank you to all who replied
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