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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Stop Lamps VIN: SAJDA14C82
Car came in with right rear stop lamp inop. Not having time for proper diag due to customer time restraints, we temp. jumpered left stop lamp to the right side. Now 3 weeks later both lamps are inop. No power going to rear stop lamps. ?? Both bulbs are good.
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L transmission VIN: SAJEA51C42
The customer was driving home from work when out of no where the car downshifted into 2 or 3 not sure which is limp home mode and a couple of lights came on on the dash. He brought it straight to me and I scanned and found a P0778 code (Pressure Control Soleno...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WVWDE21JXY
upon doing repairs the battery was disconnected. after repairs test drove vehicle and everything was ok ,customer picked up vehicle and returned back day after stating that the epc light was on. the customer vehicle would not idle. i am in need for help on wha...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Revers and drive VIN: 3VW5E1CA35
Car came in with delay 2-3 shift. Road tested and some times actually was slipping. Pulled pan found some clutch material and pulled trans. Rebuilt and also repaired valve body. Installed had no rev at first thought trans was low filled got rev but bangs from ...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Safety VIN: WBADT63442
Amazing respond & the majority of you guys nailed it right on, it was the ignition switch ( Electric Portion ),That's why we are part of this Wonderful IATN. Thanks Again
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L fuel sender VIN: 107044-12-
Thank you to all that replied.Well, there is only one way to fix this, change the tank to a newer one with later sending unit, it has been updated about 5 times to later version. The tank has a larger capacity, and taller sending unit.MB shows this to be the ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Oil Pressure VIN: WDBGA32E4P
most people agreed that this car was likely not in a dangerous position with oil pressure since the engine wasn't noisy, they are known for lower pressure at idle, and it looked clean inside. It may have been the old filter falling apart that plugged stuff up...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L battery VIN: 4JGCB65EX6
I want to thank to all of you who helped me, especially to Charles from New Jersey who sent me a good artical. To be honest I do not know yet if the car is repaired already 'cause I put another battery to it. So I got the car in the shop for three days and whi...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2997X
THANKS FOR THE HELP. WE FOUND THE PROBLEM WITH THE VACUME RESIVORE, A SLOW LEAK FROM A CRACK IN THE RESIVORE. THE RESIVORE IS UPDATTED FROM THE DEALER. WE FOUND A VERY SMALL AMOUNT OF VACUME TO THE SWITCHOVER VALVE. TRACED VACUME TO THE RESIVORE. Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air injection malfunction), P0411 (Secondary air injection).
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B03
Thanks for the help. The real answer to the problem was just diving in a little further than we initially wanted to. We found that the combo valve (what I call a diverter valve) to be stuck. The book said that we needed to use low pressure air to blow in it fr... Trouble codes: P0411, P2181.
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L dome light VIN: 3VWCK21C83
I have not fixed it yet, but I need to close this. Everyone said the door latch is faulty, my cost is $150 for part. Thanks to everyone.
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