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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Vibration VIN: 3VWDC21V6Y
This car came in for 100k service. I replaced tbelt,spark plugs,oil and filter and new front tires.Cust picked up vehicle and stated it was "jerking" on acceleration. What this thing does it feels like it surges on accel then when you get going,25-45 mph only ...

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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Srs VIN: WDBNG70J81
Thanks to all for your help. B1871 Ign Circuit 12 is definitely the right front door air bag, which I was able to confirm with my Snap-On Verus (a nice surprise) as you can read in my update. I talked to my local MB dealer, Parts was not able to locate any kin...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Misfire, excess white smoke VIN: 9BWGF21J5Y
Hello and thanks to everyone and the suggestions from all. I am going to close this case and mark it as fixed as I have detirmined the problem to be bent connecting rods. I removed the cylinder head and checked the height of the pistons when at TDC and found n... Trouble codes: P0301 (16685 Cylinder 1 missfire detected intermittent), P3130 (19586 EGR System Regulation Exceeded Intermittent).
2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWPE63B44
Thanks for the replies although it was not a fuel filter issue. What I did was hook up the air canister disable the in tank pump again and get it running, then too the air canister out and hooked teh in tank fuel pump again, cycled the key 5 times to get a goo... Trouble codes: 18628 (O2 B1S1 too high P2196), 17586 (Linear O2 sesnor pump curent open circuit P1178).
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Fan Control 1 VIN: WVGZG77L95
Thanks for all the replies, really appreciated. This is a very intermittant problem. I looked at the square wave that controls both fan modules. The frequency of this square wave tells the fan to turn on and off and controls the speed. I could never get it to ...
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