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1990 BMW 735i 3.5L Starting VIN: WBAGB4318M
this bmw does not shut off when key is removed . Removed ignition switch , still running . Lock cylinder is working fine . The ignition switch has 4 large wires going to it . Red , purple , green , black/yellow . Found that the green wire is shorted to power ....
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Vibration VIN: WDBUH65JX4
We checked for codes , no codes , we checked motor mounts ,they look and feel ok, front balance pulley is little wobly. Is there any one who had similar problem with this engine ,this is m112.also what other things are knownto cause vibrations for this car. Al...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWRR69M64
VW tech's i need help please! Deisel 1.9 . Runs rough and has huge amounts of exhaust coming out of the butterfly flap where the intercooler hose hooks up on manifold, that's the passenger side, right by the timing belt cover. It sounds like a machine gun goin... Trouble codes: 16791 (Egr sensor circuit b low), 16683 (Turbo underboost)
2008 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Transmission VIN: 3VWBJ71K18
Hi all. I've got a very very strange issue with this '08 GLI we got in for service. The vehicle behaves normally until it's warm - once it warms up it emits an EAR PIERCING screeching sound from between the transmission and engine. I used a stethescope with ...
2006 Volvo S60 R 2.5L Temp Guage VIN: YV1RH52726
Need to know what wire to test for to check the signal to the temp guage from the ecm. Looked at alldata wiring diagram and do not see anything specific

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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L No Start VIN: TRUWC28N11
Thanks for everyone's input, the Engine Control Module had failed. Replaced the Module and all is well. Trouble codes: 00778 (Steering angle sensor), 01314 (No comunication with engine control module).
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L engine VIN: WBACA5316P
There were replies to check oil pressure, that was done and as stated the oil pressure was within specs, another said to check the crank case breather but this early 1993 model does not use one. I had already sprayed soapy water at the front and rear main seal...
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L active steering VIN: WAUBMW1234
A special thanks to all who responded to my request for information on this system. I had the customer bring his car back in to recheck. I had read his owners manual and it showed an available active steering system and explained that it worked at low speeds. ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Srs VIN: WDBJF82J01
Seatbelt pretensioners were rebuilt by a company called My The module was replaced with a new one and was coded by MB. All codes are gone and SRS system is working fine.Thanks to all that helped.
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Linkage VIN: 3VWCK211Y1
After several more hours of studying the trans it was finally realized that the piece was the retainer/holder for the temperature sensor on the valve body. Was definitely something that had us sweating but glad to have it figured now. VW PLEASE quit being so s...
1990 Volvo 740 GL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8855L
A new O.E. Volvo crankshaft position sensor fixed it. What threw me off here was that the onboard diagnostics (mode DTM 2) indicated that the crank position sensor was good. I ran this test three times and each time the system flashed 3-3-1 which indicates ...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Engine Block VIN: YV1RS58D12
Thank you to all that replied. Well, all the responses had the same recommendations , to replace the engine. This is what we recommended but the car was not repaired, off to the salvage yard.
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