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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3347Y
Hi there so i have this code 033,function camshaft control bank 1, so i have replaced the vanos system on b1, aligned the timing components cleaned all the oil passages, test for voltage at the solenoids, voltage is 13.4v on all wire to both solenoids, i have ... Trouble codes: 033 (function camshaft control inlet bank 1)
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L heat VIN: WBAAM334XY
Vehicle has no hot air at panel vents when heat is selected, hot air ok when defrost or below panel is selected. When dash panels are selected we have cold air, and sometimes we hear a flapping noise. We suspect some type of blend door actuator problem but hav...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJGX5749V
Hi I have a 97 Jag that will not start and the dash says engine fault it will crank no problem the computer is not grounding the relay for the ignition module an it is not grounding the fuel injectors tryed a crank speed sensor and checked all 12v+ to the ecm ...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW16453
Good day. I am opening this post for this specific vehicle but am having the same trouble with two or three more Discos. The probelm is that they will set a check engine light and run rough at idle. When you scan the codes, roughly the same codes come up every...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L No Start VIN: 4JGBB86EX6
Hello, I have an unusual problem. Vehicle has extended cranking during first automatic key cycle if vehicle has sat for 30 minutes or longer. Cycle key second time and it fires right up. Intermittently it will start at the end of the first key cycle, when it d...
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1990 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AL35L2C
As you can see from the information I have listed with this help request the Fuel Injection Control Unit is loaded with codes. I have taken each code and tested each respective sensor and acutuator (All tested good except the Mass Air Flow sensor which I have ... Trouble codes: 12231 (No rpm signal at computer), 12213 (Full throttle contact shorted), 12222 (AIC idle valve fault), 12223 (Air Fuel Ration too lean), 12112 (O2 sensor problem)
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Intermittent P0720 VIN: 3VWSF71K76
I thank anyone in advance who will take the time to read this post and offer any suggestions. This 2006 VW Jetta sets a code P0720 (factory 17104) and P0721 (factory code 17105)- Vehicle speed sensor circuit range/performance codes. Doing research, I don't see... Trouble codes: P0720 (Output Speed Sensor Circuit), P0721 (Output Speed Sensor Circuit Range/Performance)
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Headlight VIN: YV1LW5648W
Both this and my daughter's S70 each have a headlight whose lowbeam is aimed high and won't adjust down. The adjust & corresponding shaft turn but something is disconnected/broken inside. Vadis shows a separate adjuster device inside but it's not available. Is...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1TS94D6Y
Hello fellow Euro technicians. I've got this Volvo that has been in our possession for the past week. The owner is getting very impatient (and bitchy). The complaint is of intermittent power loss and rough idle. It's acted up ONCE on us, for about thirty secon...
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1991 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAAD231XM
After trying all the checks given to me by the members, I concluded that the problem is in the ECM. The car acted a little better when I switched IAC valves but it still searches for an idle when you first start it cold. It fluxuates between 800 and 1200 for a...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L passenger seat VIN: SAJPX1146V
Thank you, Ken from Cali, for getting me pointed in the right direction. You responded to my post within 15 minute of me posting it. He talked about the switches of certain componets on Jags keeping the curcuit "alive" and causing draws. I walked over to the p...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA2505K
sorry for the delay i wanted the cust to drive the car for a few days...i replaced the ignition coil and all seems well...thanks everyone for your help hope i can return the favor.
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1980 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II 6.7L Purges out coolant VIN: 0000SRK394
Hi everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The mechanism(steam valve) to hold and release pressure is in the header tank above the radiator and is under the round plate that has several small bolts in it. Rather than try to repair this part, I opted to...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Stall VIN: WVGBC67L74
Well this truck has two fuel pumps? Why poss because of the split sumps in the fuel tank. The pump in the right side comes on as you first turn the key to pressure up the system then the left pump runs to keep engine running, the other pump will now only come ...
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