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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 L 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZAREA33L8M
Hello Everyone: This '91 164L Idle speed starts going up and down once engine is fully warm. We got code 1265 that appears to be something about the output stage for the MIL (Malfunction indicator light) indicator. We do not have anything on Alfa Romeo Mitchel... Trouble codes: 1265 (Output stage of ECU for Malfunction indicator light)
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULD64B82
Hello Audi Experts... This car came in a few days ago with the above codes stored in that order. The car was very sluggish...original plugs and low fuel pressure. We replaced the plugs, fuel pressure regulator and air filter element and erased the codes. The ... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0172-), P0172 (p0174-), P0174 (p0175-), P0175
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Stall VIN: SAJKX6242T
1. It does not happen all the time - or when I am trying to deliberately get it to stall - it happens very unexpectedly - usually while I am in traffic. 2. Most often it has occurred when: A I am driving and come to a stop light - I come to a stop - sit and ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Top Motor VIN: WDBLK65G4X
need some info from any mb guys out there. i have a clk320 cabrio that needs a top motor. as you all know it retails for $3070. looking for a used one has turned up nil. this motor is melted on the inside, cant be rebuilt. besides, no parts seem to be availabl...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Unknown VIN: WMWRE33414
We installed a new compressor, receiver dryer and expansion valve on this unit. We had 50 on the low side and 140 on the high side on a day that was probably 80 degrees. The system was not cooling hardly at all. We first put the expansion valve on and then put...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L hydralics VIN: WMWRE33485
Hope someone can help us out here. Thanks in advance for taking the time. The slave cylinder was leaking, so we replaced it, and now cannot get a pedal no matter how we bleed it. We can get about slightly less than half a pedal, and don't seem to be getting an...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C7Y
Cust ran over a rock then engine light came on shorty after.Can not see any damage.Fuel pressure 39 psi o2 regulation -5.3 6.2 cust states no driviablity problem.I am limited to mitchell info and snap on soluce equipment.And I do not have a lot of vw knowlege.... Trouble codes: P1128 (fuel trim bank 1 system too lean)
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Booster VIN: WVWAD63B95
Hello, we put front pads, and new rotors on. Test drove, and the brakes started slowly applying till they locked up. let vehicle sit for 20min or so and they slowly release. got to checking, found if you remove the vacuum hos from the booster the brakes would ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L horn VIN: 3VWSF71K06
Horn will not sound and vehicle cannot pass inspection. Any help will be appreciated. We are pulling out our hair with this one.

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2004 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L Radio VIN: SAJWA03V25
Thanks for the input. Found a backed out fiber optic cable between the amp and cd changer.
1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L Evaporator VIN: 1130441202
Customer called the company that did the restoration,Bud's Benz as did I initially. They found him a used(I think used)evaporator. Nobody else I contacted had this either used or new.Thanks for the replies.
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 4JGAB57E93
sorry for the delay . turns out i missed checked a fuse and now the vehicle starts . after i got it running it had a bad alternator replaced alternator and all is good thanks guys
1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L turbo VIN: WPOJB093XK
I have checked the turbo feed line for the check ball and it is there. A new turbo was installed after I left german auto for new employment. Further details are not available.
2005 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P15
I removed intake and valve cover, didn't find anything broken, performed leak down, cyl.#4 intake valves not sitting,I am going to recommend a valve job with new injectors(looks like lean misfire) at this time. Thanks for the input. Trouble codes: P0300, P0304.
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Timing VIN: YV1JS8315R
Allright all fixed up and running great.. I want to thank all of you who responded you all had good ideas unfortunatly i had allready checked and double checked all mechanical possiblilties and had known what the problem was i just wasnt sure on how to fix it....
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