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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Coolant Fan VIN: WBAAM3334Y
Coolant fan runs continuously at all times even with engine off, key out of ignition. Must unplug to turn out.
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADP5348Y
Reoccuring code for leak detection pump solenoid. Code resets as soon as it is cleared. Suspect a power issue but fuses and connections check out. Have searched archives with no luck. Before tearing the car apart was hoping to find out if anyone has had a simi... Trouble codes: 126 (BMW code-tank leak detection solenoid), P1470 (Manufacturers auxillary emissions controls)
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2005 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Aux Cooling Fan VIN: WBABW53465
BMW Techs, please help! 2005 E46 330Ci. Body Shop referral. All has been repaired between the headlamps. Everything working, including the Auxiliary Cooling / Condenser fan. Every time I start the car the cooling fan comes on full speed and runs continuously, ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No comm VIN: WDBHA22E6S
Thanks in advance...HELP,,,I have this c220 come in, the complaint is no speedo or fuel gage...very intermittant. I tried to commucate with the PCM but it won't talk to a modus or a autologic. I can't give you any codes or reading's and the problem is so inter...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF20F0V
Here's the problem, key on power supply to fuel shut off okay, we can here the shut off click. Crank the engine and the shut off clicks again and closes not allowing fuel to pass through IP. Fuel supply to IP is good, filters are new. We have signal from the C...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz Vito Van 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDF6396052
Hello Everyone, I Have a Mercedes 109cdi vito van with fault p2623, the s owner has two vans the same and i was able to swap mafs thinking it was a simple lazy maf, not so. Fault stayed with original car, i have since checked rail pressure (same on both vans)... Trouble codes: P2623
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H2W
HELP! This jetta came in for an oil leak. I found the Oil pressure sender on the end of the head was the problem. I got the part on it's way and thought I'd get all the oil cleaned up that was pooled on top the trans-axle. I used my pressure washer to clean it...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Electric Fan VIN: 3VWCD21C7Y
Client bought her vw beelte to shop, her complaint is that the cooling fan runs at all times when the key is turned to the on position. Problem just started a week ago. Replaced the black temp switch at top of radiator hose with updatted white temp switch. Pro...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L reverse, 3rd gear VIN: WVWNA23B2Y
The scenario is as followed: when put in reverse, the RPM rev up to about 1300rpm, it will slip out of reverse and will not go in until revs drop to about 900rpm. While driving normally, during the upshift in 3rd gear, you can notice some slippage, then the t...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M71
Well the check enige light is on with a p0113. It has 12 volts at the input wire at the maf. The problem is the there is a odd digital signal coming from either the computer or another wire on the return signal wire. I tried cleaning all the grounds but didn't... Trouble codes: P0113 (Intake air temp)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Left Brake Light VIN: 3VWSP69M51
Conection good and clean, Voltage and voltage drop on power and ground side good. What could be causing failure on this circuit alone?
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Radiator Fans VIN: 9BWDE61J43
Does anybody know where I can find a wiring diagram for the fan control module? Fans don't come on with AC (pump runs) nor with elevated engine coolant temperature. Fan control module gets power from battery on larger of the t4 wires. jumping it to one of the...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L shift lock VIN: WVGBC67L44
Hi all!This vw came in for stuck in park situation. I checked fuse C29. It had power and not blown. From the wiring diagram i see that the tcm supplies pwr to the shift lock as well. There are two solenoids there to release shifter. The other fuses involved ar...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Driver memory seat VIN: 3VWDT71K66
The drivers memory seat feature is inop. I am using the VAG-COM scan tool. There are no DTC's stored in this modules memory. When viewing Group 008, field 2, memory function, reads "Inactive" & field 4, initialization, reads "erased". When viewing the memory s...
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2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVIMS38215
need some help with this volvo.this code is intermittent.the engine oil is full and clean,the engine looks maintained(not sludged up).i tested the solenoid and the resistance was 5 ohms (within specs) cam timing is on,i replaced the ripped o rings at the botto... Trouble codes: P0026
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L compressor VIN: SALAA25405
Great replies. Thank you. The Rover did return on a hot day for testing. At 90f, temp pulled down to low 40s. It repaired itself. We told her to return is it acted up again. Thanks again.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Cooling Fan VIN: WDBUF83J85
Hi Everyone, this one is back on the road. Just as I suspected the aftermarket fans two of them supplied by the customer, where defective. The first one went up in smoke, and the other one was death on arrival. Not been able to do suction fan activation with m...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Abc VIN: WDBNG74J46
Although i have fixed the numerous other problems with the vehicle I sent the shock change to another shop with SDS. At the end of the day everybody was happy. Thanks to everyone for the help.
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: TS3ED48E1X
First I would like to thank all of you for the great replys and all of them where good! We had cust. take car for the weekend and just returned today scanned again and the only code i had today was p0300, but o2 voltage was a .003 so i just added a ground to ... Trouble codes: P0300, P1171.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBC77L94
THANKS ALL, IT WAS THE BREATHER VALVE THAT FAILED. REPLACED IT AND PROBLEM WAS SOLVED, CLIENT HAS BEEN DRIVING VEHICLE FOR AWHILE AFTER REPAIR AND IS HAPPY.. THANKS. Trouble codes: P1152 (Upper limit exceeded), P1090 (Upper limit exceeded), P1914 (Implausible signal), P2279 (Lower limit exceeded), P1151 (Long term fuel trim too lean).
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