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2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L No Start VIN: 4USBT53403
Intermittent carnk, no start. Voltage at fuel pump connector when disconnected. No voltage when connected. No accurate published information available from aldata. Need to know location of fuel pump relay.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Timing Chain VIN: WDBJF25H5X
I hate to post this as a help request since the vehicle is not in the shop yet but here goes. I have a good customer who is looking at buying this car and he was told that the timing chain is out (how far out I have no idea). The seller told him that Benz de...
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1995 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3CH65R8S
Hello need help newbee to saab.I recieved this car from other shop, problem is check engine light on and tcs light on it is in limp mode.other shop put throttle body unit on it.Using tech2 and dealer software could not communicate with any module in car traced... Trouble codes: 68390 (d7590-), D7590
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L rear calipers VIN: YS3FD49Y67
Thanx in advance. Putting rear brakes back together and, using needle nose pliers since the six sided tool won't fit, turned the pistons clockwise to retract them and nothing happens. Even tried counter-clockwise also to no avail. Disconnected e-brake cable ju...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21C4X
Car came in barely running, with multiple misfire codes. Has codes for all cyl misfiring. Champion spark plugs that were replaced 50 miles ago fouled out. Ign coil also tested bad.we replaced plugs with ngk platinums, and ign coil. Cleared codes, but after run... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randon misfire), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0302 (Cyl 2), P0303 (Cyl 3), P0304 (Cyl 4)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L engagement VIN: 3VWSE69M72
TCM connector was disconnected and , per identifix #229583, Ohms were checked on pin 66 and 64, 4 Ohms. #6 solenoid was replaced and the valve body was sent out and rebuilt. The power and grounds were checked to the TCM, all good, the TCM was placed in a freez...
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2003 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2ZZZ70Z3
Hello Everyone, i have a vr6 engine with cam crank correlation codes 17748 and 17755, Have found TSB c15-04-01, when i checked mvb 208 and 209 as per tsb my readings are out 208-3 = 14' and 209-3 = 19', tsb says to replace top chain assembly, Is this enough ... Trouble codes: 17748 (Cam sensor incorrect correlation), 17755 (Cam sensor 2 incorrect correlation)
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L traction control VIN: WVWPE63B24
I have a 04 Passat that the traction control light comes on at only 59.5 MPH over and under fine. No codes are set. Never had a ABS problem. Is there somthing about that speed that the module looks at? All wheel speed sensors look normal on scope. Thanks in ad...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Battery VIN: 3VWST71K96
Vehicle was brought in with the complaint of battery going dead every other day. Also the trunk would pop on its own. We did a hard reset (cables together) and the trunk problem stopped. If the car is locked, the problem goes away. If the car is left unlocked,...
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2000 Volvo C70 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1NC53011
Hello Volvo Techs! This Volvo came from the dealer and from another shop. Car is in limp home mode. Arrow light on. Pulled codes TCM 0048(Faulty software). The other shop swapped out a used TCM from junk yard. With no software downloading. Car does the same t...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L dash board air flaps VIN: WAUVT68E73
no good news on this audi yet. customer has taken the car & may return when avalible. we suspect a control moule for the climate control., so far avalible vehicles has different p.n.# control modules so making a know good swap has not been possible. we will up...
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1982 BMW 528e 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBADK8309H
Thank you for the help. After testing all sensors again at ecm and not finding an issue. Customer tells me O BY THE WAY I changed the air flow meter with my other car. Sure enough diffrent numbers. Installed air meter for the application, replaced bad o2 senso...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L no start VIN: WDBNG75J21
hello sorry for the delay. car had intermittant problems. but has been good for a week now.we only had 2 replys what we found was that the shifter was bad causing a delay in starting we also found a relay for the system no working sometimes. replaced relay and...
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1992 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Charging VIN: YS3AL76L4N
THANKS FOR THE QUICK REPLIES. MOST REPLIES STATED TO JUST EAT IT AND MOVE ON, OTHERS THOUGHT ANOTHER SHOP MAY HAVE JUST TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF MY STRANDED CUSTOMER. I'M NOT SURE WHAT EXACTLY I'M GOING TO DO AT THIS POINT. AGAIN THE REASSURANCE I GOT FROM ALL YOUR ...
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1997 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWAA81E7V
FELLAS I GUESS I GOT LUCKY ON THIS ONE. LEAK DOWN TEST PASSED, INSTALLED TIMING BELT, VERIFIED COMPRESSION IS WITHIN SPECIFICATION. VEHICLE STARTS AND RUNS GOOD. THANKS FOR THE ADVICE ON WHAT TO EXPECT BEFORE DISSASEMBLY.
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1993 Volvo 940 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YV1JS8834P
Thanx every one for the help it was the noise supresstion relay
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