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1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Emissions Reject VIN: 4USCH7323T
Car has been rejected by IEPA for non-continous monitors not ready 6 times. Car has 4 non cont monitors and none are ready all 6 times. This is not a KAM issue. The vehicle simply cannot set any non cont monitors to ready. I drove the drive cycle and no monito... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP Code is not present but was 3 weeks before in 4th test)
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEAB51C9
Ths car has a engine vibration it goes away when revving motor but comes back when it comes back to idle fairily certain smething is out of balance clutch is the only thing i can think of and imposible to disconnect so looking for someone who has had this issu...
2004 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Extended Crank VIN: SAJDA42C24
Jaguar techs,need your help.My neighbors vehicle.came over this weekend with a check engine light and a hard start.Got my Launch scanner and drew codes.Multiple codes.In order of setting.P0191(no listing on alldata),P1260,P1582.All misfire codes from p0300 to ...
2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L ignition VIN: SALPM16472
The car will not start unless we disconnect the battery terminal and reconnect it, then it starts and runs/drives fine. If the key is left off for more than a minute or two we have to disconnect the battery again. Please help us! Thank you
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
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3DF78K32
burning oil bad loads up oil.remove plugs all cylinders oil in them.when heads thay did new vavle do i check cause oil from that. remove intake tube full of oil
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L engine VIN: 3VWSP69M19
Large engine vibration problem especially at idle. Came to us running on 3 cylinders with no known history. One collapsed lifter replaced and now hits on all cylinders. Great power and runs well down the road but still with vibration. Can hear clutch release b...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWST71K96
in all data there is a fuel pressure test which requires the vehicle to run at 4000 rpms, so I have no idea what the tandem pump pressure reading would be at crank but I am guessing it would not be 20 psi. Any help would be appreciated. I have checked the grou...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L Leak at water housing VIN: WVWEK73C76
I feel so stupid posting this. We are trying to replace the water housing on the back of the cylinder head of this 06 Jetta. There are 4 hoses which attach to the plastic housing. 2 of the hoses are smaller diameter plastic and the are pushed onto a barb on th...

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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Instrument Cluster VIN: SALME11494
Thank you all for the information. I replace the cluster with a refurbish unit by Land Rover. Took the car to the dealer to get the mileage programed and everything is ok. About BBA. they did not return the money neither gave me credit. Just be carefull with t...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Driver's Seat VIN: WDBLJ70G8Y
Hi again, and thanks for your help. Most of you hit the nail right on the head. It was a blown fuse (#6, if I remember correctly) in the fuse panel in the spare tire well. I'm having some unkind thoughts toward Mercedes for hiding something like that away so ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L alarm goes of going down road VIN: WDBRF81J44
great info. like i said ive seen the problem and fixed it on saabs and volvos just wanted to confirm it was the same with benz. one guy said I would have to deactive the ata and reintialize the siren or something like that. I didnt do that, i just took the o...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3DF58K32
I apologize about the late reply. customer took several days to get back to us. He declined any other work at this time. I still believe it is the transmission due to the fact that it completely goes away in park or neutral. I suppose it is possible that the b...
1984 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: WVWGA0163E
car is still not repaired had allready tried all suggestions except one from new york about load reduction relay / it also did not help found lots of parts to try except used distibutor a new one is to expensive to try / have not given up yet one interesting...
1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Hesitation
Thanks to all who replied. Seems I was on the right track with my method, just needed some reassurance. Car seems to be back to running great. Thanks for he help!
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCP21C73
what we did was left vag com hooked againe for test drive the next day. During the warm up phase the air mass readings were 485 to 500 over a hundred grams out of spec. the day before they were in spec and at idle and were abought 850 wot Sence we did not se... Trouble codes: P0401.
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