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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUDD68D2Y
This vehicle is giving me fits. It runs well with the MAF disconnected and poorly with it connected. I tried 2 replacement MAFs and they also ran poorly connected. I smoked the vehicle and found 2 vacuum leaks which I repaired. I pulled 1 spark plug and found ... Trouble codes: P1454 (EGT sensor 1 open or short to ground), P1457 (EGT sensor 2 open or short to ground)
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L no communication VIN: SALME15466
we are trying to get a scanner to communicate i have tried 3 scanners and nothing will connect
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5 2.5L Sir VIN: WDBD26D2JF
How do I remove the drivers air bag from a 1988 mercedes 190d?
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBRF40J93
I replaced the tensioner pulley and belt and noticed a vacuum hose disconnected on the left front of engine (near the atmospheric pressure sensor). One end is attached to the intake just after the throttle plate, and I can't seem to find where the other end go...
2002 Volvo S80 D5 2400CC No Start VIN: YV1TS79322
Vehicle came to us as non start. From the dealership report below in 'Related Repair History' they seem to have checked most things - if you can believe them. Initial check of DTC's using Bosch KTS650 - non stored. Battery voltage only 10.5 volts as car had b...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1CZ59265
Vehicle came in No Start, we put a Fuel Pump in, it ran for 2 days, quit again and this time has no power to the Fuel Pump. Mitchell wiring diagram is vague, it shows 3 pumps and shows the main power feed to the high pressure pump going to the cental control M... Trouble codes: P291B, P291D, P291C

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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L passenger footwell and spare tire well wet VIN: WBAEPP3342
Thanks for all of the excellent information. I started by testing the sunroof drains using water instead of air. Everything drained well so I removed the RF door panel and as many of you had stated the vapor barrier was compromised allowing water to run right...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Dash Lights VIN: 5UXFA53513
Well, fixed this one..sort of.. found that the telephone fuse when pulled the problem solved. Customer does not want to find out what the problem is since she dose not use this feature. Thanks for all the help..
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 3VWSF29MO9
boost was always checked on this car with a scan tool and was always in spec.but when checking at intake manually boost was low,we ran a smoke test on this car twice and no leaks were found.we removed the intercooler and noticed the top would come apart when a...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L engine VIN: WVGBC67L14
A big shout out to Lou, Mike and David. You all suggested the spool/vane valve inside the intake manifold. The clue to me with this problem was the fact that the noise went away completely @ 4k rpm and was not present until you hit 2500 rpm. The valve in quest...
1986 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX884XG
Turns out I did not replace the engine wiring harness. It was done by a Volvo shop in 2004. I figured I better check if the computer is getting a reference signal but had so little info on it. Justin [...] mentioned:"I think there is a single terminal connec...
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