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1986 BMW 528e 2.7L Ac Drain VIN: WBADK7302G
Hi,i need to know how to get to ac drain,with ac on water on both sides of dash on carpet,thank you jack.i removed glove box but still not see it
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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)
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L ride control VIN: WBAGH83451
The customer picked up the car and drone it for 2 days and the noise did not occur. The noise is best described as a knocking type of noise that can be the result o braking at slow speeds, not to a complete stop but to slow the car. When driving at slow speed ...
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJNX5744S
Hello all. Have this xjs that customer had some work done at another shop for unrelated problems. Customer then proceeded to wash engine compartment after receiving back. Afterwards, vehicle would not start. I have no spark, no injector pulse, nada! Jumped ahe...
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2003 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L passenger door VIN: SAJDA14C43
i have monitored the scp network lines. the info i have is any reading of 2-1600 hz. when i close the latch there is a difference in the readings i get. wondering if anyone has come across this symptom and what the fix was.
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L master cylinder VIN: SALPV1247T
this truck has no brake pedal at all it is as if you installed a mew master without fluid. the master and booster and abs controller are all one part.the abs pump is seperate part mounted on fender on drivers side under hood. the abs pump stays pumping all the...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Mil on VIN: SALSK25417
Hello "range" specialists! we have a problem with this car: transmission was lekaing (6hp26) we replaced trans pan with integrated filter and refill transmission properly. Now when ignition is on abs, tc, check engine lights are on and transmission is in limp ... Trouble codes: U2023 (Can communication with trans module)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Kickdowe VIN: WDBEA92E4R
hi evryone this car came to our shop with kickdowen no working.i checked the wirs,valve and switch . all ok.i found no power came to the kicdowen switch.i jumped wire and test the car ,kickdwen worked fine.i checked the wire from swich to pin 6 (87k)at A/C con...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on, sluggish VIN: WDBHA24G0X
Intake system is full of oil. Supercharger is low on oil. I know that it needs a mass meter, but if I clean the hoses and replace the mass meter, it will probably foul again. I cannot find any oil lines going to the supercharger...it seems to have its own self... Trouble codes: P0170, P0110
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Suspension VIN: WDBLK65G7Y
Noise under rear of vehicle. must be moving at least 3mph and steering wheel turned. like a drive way apron. car makes fairly loud bang rattle like exhaust swaying into frame.Can not be duplicated on drive on lift or straight driving in rough ally . rear shock...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Evap Temp Sensor VIN: WDBTJ65J35
The A/C cools to 48 degrees at the vents but then quits cooling setting fault code B1020 (B10/6) for the Evap temp sensor. I scan the A/C data with my Snap On Scan Tool and the sensor is fixed at 419 degrees. I can clear the fault and restart the car which see...
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2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Turbo VIN: YS3DD58HYY
Hi guys hoping this common with Saab, this is my own car and The Mechanics Curse is in full effect!! Started out with just a lil smoke when first started, then lil noise and more smoke out the exhaust, now im helping to control the local mosquito population. 1...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cuts out, low power VIN: 3VWRF81H2W
car came in with low power. followed identifix test procedure and discovered low maf readings. replaced maf but numbers were still low. replaced maf again with same results. measured boost pressure and noticed that pressure builds up to 10 psi and falls off to... Trouble codes: 00575 (map control difference), 00750 (mil open/short)
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L timing marks VIN: WVWVD63B72
need some help with timing mark on this 1.8 turbo try to set up timing mark any one can help would thankful any vw techs. can get the marks are the tensioner set right any hints.
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2005 Volkswagen Golf V GTI 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WVWFV71K78
Hello friends.We have this VW car that drives us crazy.This is Golf V 2.0 tfsi GTI with DSG transmission,model year 2006,imported from USA.Problem is squeeking noise that comes from underneath engine,around of motor oil pump,exhaust and turbo.Noise comes when ...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWR171K96
HI VW TECH'S, after clearing the codes and driving it's the EGR code that comes on first. The engine smokes when first accelerating and at times will be low on power. So we tried a new MAF sensor and no good all though my readings were good, the old one read t... Trouble codes: P0403 (Egr valve n18 malfunction), P0131 (Oxygen sensor b1 s1 signal too low intermittent), 52196 (Oxygen sensor b1 s1 signal too high rich intermittent), P0101 (Mass air flow sensor g70 implausible signal)
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start
No trigger voltage to 31b of the fuel pump relay. Jump the relay and the car runs fine. Must be bad ECU. Can't think of what could cause the ECU to not power the fuel pump relay if when you jump the relay the car runs fine. No codes. I don't believe a used ECU...
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Unknown VIN: YV1TS92D62
good evening: customer complains thatthe car will cut out and quit and will have no throttle response sometimes when she hits a bump in the road. have checked for loose grounds, but that seems to be the problem. when it quits, it will set the above codes. poo...
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2006 Volvo S60 T5 2.4L Cooling System VIN: YV1RS592X6
This vehicle came in with a coolant loss problem. Checked for leaks and could't find any. Used both pressure testing and driving the vehicle. Yet the customer has to add 1/2 pint of coolant every 4 - 7 days of driving. I beleive that it is a head gasket causin...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Ride Height VIN: 5UXFA13594
Installed a new suspension pump & relay on 6/18. Talked to customer this a.m. 6/29, all is well. Problem fixed. Never did get a specific error code for the pump.
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Air suspension VIN: SALSH23438
Hello Again, Owner will not be bringing truck back until middle of July so I'll close with information I received from others. Gyst of info is that the control valve block for the system is in the same area but under the protective inner fender panel whic...
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2002 Other European Sprinter 2.7L cruise control VIN: WD2YD34122
Found a broken wire between cruise switch and conector. After pulling switch out relized some body has had the column out and smashed the harness. Repaired wire and cruise works fine now. Sorry about the delay in my responce.
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1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58Z6X
Thank you very much for all the replies, some really helpful info. The car is runs great so far, so we have sent it out for the emissions test. Indeed as some of you mentioned the filter bypass behind the turbo was the source of the leak. It was a bit tight bu... Trouble codes: P0125.
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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WVWCA015ZK
Sorry it took so long to respond with a reply. I just wanted to make sure that the issues were fixed. This car came in with no coolant in the head but there was coolant in the block because the plastic heater hose nipple was expired. Of course I was told th...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L windows VIN: 3VWCD31Y84
Well I pretty much narrowed it down to the comfort module as some of you had stated. I really never got the problem to occur for us. The customer really wanted to wait to see if the problem gets worse and he may try the dealer only because of the low miles on...
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