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1986 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L injectors and wipers VIN: WP0AB0917G
This car came in on the hook. customer stated it died and wouldn't start. found fuel pressure good spark good. checked some power and grounds at ECM. (referring to all data's diagram) did find that the injectors have constant key on power on both terminals and...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2999X
We have this 996 in the shop that keeps setting PO446 EVAP code. Alldata states that this code is set if the purge air line is blocked or the cannister is getting plugged. The shutoff valve works OK. All of the lines are open and no blockage. The cannister is ... Trouble codes: P0446
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L clutch VIN: YS3DD35N4X
I have to replace the clutch on this car and reading the AllData info, I don't understand what they are asking me to do or why. They say to engage 4th gear and remove the plastic plug from the gear box, lock 4th gear in gear box by fitting locking pin. Loosen ...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Up shift VIN: 3VWDD21C6X
Hello VW Tech's. This trans shift's ok until you engage passing gear or up shift it slams hard and only stays in lower gear for a few seconds and then goes back to high gear. The only code we get is for the torque converter clutch 01192. It does not seem that ...
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Hydraulic pump for traction control VIN: WV2MB47022
Van came in for no start, ignition lock cylinder, lock cylinder housing and electrical portion of ignition switch were replaced by another tech. After replacement, traction control light came on and set code: 01422 Hydraulic Pump for Traction Control-V156. Cod...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L keyless entry
Hello VW gurus. I have this 2003 jetta here that has inop keyless entry on both fobs. Customer states that following vehicle battery replacement, the fobs have not worked since. The central locking system works correctly from both the interior door switch as w...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS97D2X
So if you have read the test results you'll see where i am at right now. The ex husband poured mug root beer in the gas tank and the lady has few funds but will do what it takes - only transportation she has. I quoted her on dropping the tank, dumping the fue... Trouble codes: P1633 (Unclear)

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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Traction con VIN: WBAHK2324R
Eric from minnesota, Thank you. i took the unit out opened it up and sure enough the cable was binding.lubed it and reassembly drove the stuck.ordered a new unit and cable car is gone...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67E2S
ok thanks to all who reply the were verry helpful i started to tear the wire harness up as i go futher into the loom it started to loose up in peaces so i decided to send the car to me/benz dealer thanks again guys Trouble codes: 19 (fuel injectior circuit fault from fuel controle system), 24 (crankshaft position sensor signal fault from fuel ignition controle system).
2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L ABS communication VIN: YS3ED49ZX3
Hey guys ! well, we replaced the abs module for the 2nd time, and it seems to have done the trick. I will note that our Launch x431 scanner still does not communicate with the ESP system- and Launch tech services did not have much information on the subject...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWRB81H3W
Thanks to all for the help. We smoked the system and found a very small leak at the connector on the right door pillor. We repaired the leak and all is now good in the land of VW's. Thanks agin.
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCF21C3Y
we have gone back to the point that the car ran well. i'm going to reset the timing belt timing and the injection pump timing and go from there. we have fuel at the injectors and it would start better (not very well) with the temp sensor disconnected. i will p...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Compressor VIN: 3VWCD21C72
Thanks all for the information, all feasible and not the culprit, I have used E-bahn and always succesful, except this time, and simly enoug 'cause i did not go that little extra step: Fuse #1 which power the compressor tested fine power on both ends, fuse box...
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