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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L cluster
After replacing blower motor instrument cluster inop after reinstaling repair info says it needs to be encoded after instal.I have got conflicting info does any one have experience with this problem?
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1986 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJAV134GC
after injector change reset min idle set timing have service manual set all to manufacturer specs car has no power very rough idle in gear almost stalls at stop lights bump up timing to give more power idle is worse. alternator whines just about all the time c...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L parking brake VIN: WDBJF82J7Y
Regular customer I've worked this car for years. Anyway, I removed the rear right spindle to press in a new bearing. I disconnected the parking brake cable from the linkage (pinned) and put it back together. When I took it off I heard a ratchet noise that was ...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L Parasitic draw VIN: WVGMM77L35
Hello, & Thanks to all who took the time to help. We believe that we have a CAN Network malfunction causing this battery Drain. Iíve got a 2005 Touareg that has an intermittent battery draining problem and Iím stuck. The owner replaced the battery, and I veri...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L abs VIN: YV1SW58D01
Car orginally came in with ABS, traction control and engine lights on. Code p1550, 1618 and 0722 was orginally stored (and a front o2 sensor also but unrelated, and that is fixed.). Tighten left front axle nut (was loose as stated on Identifix), right front wh...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L timming belt VIN: YV1VS29591
came with broken timing belt, bent all valves, replaced valves, installed timing belt according to alldata. tick marks up on crank shaft, also line on side of balancer. cam marks up with slots straight across on back of cams. crank it and have very poor compre...
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2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L maintenance VIN: YV1CZ91165
VOLVO SERVICE PROGRAM: 105,000 mile service: Customer called on the phone for a price and description of the 105K service. While looking up what is entailed in performing this service, we got some conflicting information from volvo: On VIDA, in the service pr...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Ignition Switch Tumbler VIN: WAULC68E03
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES. I DID ALREADY GROUND OUT THE TUMBLER, THE PROBLEM WAS A BROKEN TAB FARTHER IN BY THE SHIFT LOCK CABLE. I CONTACTED AN AUDI EXPERT AND HE KNEW WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE I EVEN FINISHED EXPLAINING IT. THE ENTIRE HOUSING ASSEMBLY REPLACED W...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L oil leak VIN: SALTY16403
Thanks for the replies. Well this vehicle is fixed. The open tube behind the right valve cover is a vent for the transfer case. The quick lube overfilled the transfer case by about a gallon! FYI there is a plug way up high on the transfer case, this is not the...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Instrument cluster
Thank you all, this car is goin to a dealer for repair, the instrument is under warranty. It apear that the manufacture date makes a diferent on fuse box location, this model dont have a fuse box under de dash. I apreciate the help, thank you!
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L first gear VIN: 3VWRA81H5V
Sorry it took so long for me to reply. The customer took the vecicle and has not brought it back yet. I pulled the pan and looked for metal and nothing was found everything looked really good. I pulled the filter and it looked clean. Put everything back toget...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B53
Sorry about that, we did find the problem, and after that I now have two more with the same problem. The water gets into the floor board and shorts out the trans computer. I have talked to several customers and they have taken the time to go on line and have f...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L abs VIN: WVWPD63B54
MY MODIS HAD A GLITCH ON THE LABSCOPE SIDE, REPAIRED THE LABSCOPE SIDE AND WAS ABLE TO READ THE 4 SENSORS. FOUND THE RIGHT FRONT SENSOR NOT READING ANYTHING TILL ABOUT 10 MPH, AND THEN IT WAS VERY ERRATIC. LOOKED AT THE SPEED SENSOR ITSELF AND SAW THAT A CV BO...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 9BWGR21J94
Thanks, folks. I ordered and installed a new one from VW. Apparently, it may be an upgraded part. The "J" in the p/n is a "K" on the new valve. Trouble codes: P0299.
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8742L
Thank you to everyone who responded!! Dave from florida had the solution. I had battery voltage at the injectors, so I thought I was missing the ground signal. Checked computer for ground signal,( pin 18 ) computer checked out ok. As soon as I put power direct...
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