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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBADD632XV
I need timing diagram to set timing marks. thank you for you help.
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3330Y
Well this car came to the shop with misfire codes on the memory, after check found out that the plugs were in really bad shape and the valve cover gasket leaking oil, we replace it, but problem continue. The problem happens most of the time when car is cold an... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (Misfire), P0302 (Misfire), P0303 (Misfire), P0305 (Misfire), P0306 (Misfire)
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2010 Land Rover LR4 4.0L Maintenance VIN: SALAG2D44A
I did all brakes on the above vehicle trying to find out the procedure to reset the Maintenance required lamp / indicator.
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2005 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Mechanical VIN: WP1ZZZ9PZ5
Hey porsche tech's. We are trying to remove the sump on this vehicle to access the converter bolts. The sump is completely loose, but will not drop. It seems to be binding on the pick up or something. Any tips please help. Regards andrew
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1991 Saab 900 S 2.1L Mechanical VIN: YS3AM45JE1
Car is not in the best of shape. Have been keeping it alive for a few years now. I recently replaced the pass side stub axle. Came back a month later with a stall/no start. Found and replaced a bad crank sensor. Now, doing a check over I found the gearbox over...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Cooling fans VIN: 3VWCC21C9X
Car overheated while idling for extended period, replaced water pump due to slipped impeller shaft. Installed new timing belt and thermostat. Fans will come on normally when coolant warms up to temp, then cycle off. Fans will not come on when AC button is depr...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B01
i need some help from vw techs please and thanks i have this passat is running rough and showing misfire all 4 cylinder it only happens when its cold and first start up it run rough about 1 minute or maybe little more and goes away after that car runs fine no ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P1602
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L electric door locks VIN: 3VWDC21V81
This car was brought into us for the AC not working. Customer also asked us to check out the door locks due to not working. Found a flow chart on Shopkey and followed it. Everything is working as expected until the last step. It says: "Using the ignition key i...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M51
This car came to us from another shop due to sporadic lack of throttle responce, got fault codes for angle sensors and lack of adaptation. This problem has been on going for aboute 6-9 months and has progressivlly gotten worse. We have checked and cleaned all ... Trouble codes: P1542, P1579, P1171, P1297, P1545, P0300
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21C73
Ok so here it goes, this beetle came in with four codes p0352,p0302,p0341,p0321 and missing like crazy. It was at antoher shop they did a timing belt water pump, the customer said the light has never been on before and it didnt run like this before they did th... Trouble codes: P0302 (Missfire 2), P0341 (Cam sensor), P0321 (Engine speed input), P0352 (Coil circuit b)
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVH63B63
Hey there Techs. I need some help with this one. I have this passat that keeps storing the same three codes I listed. THERE ARE NO MISFIRES!! Drives and runs fine without misses, but just sets the codes and the flags the check engine light. I have replaced the... Trouble codes: P1393 (Ignition Coil Power Output 1 Electrical Malfunction), P1394 (Ignition Coil Power Output 2 Electrical Malfunction), P1395
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Electronic VIN: YV1TS94DO1
have a 2001 volvo s80.small fan on temp control panel runs all the time & kills battery overnight.everything on control panel works fine but this fan stays on with ignition turned off.
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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Electronic VIN: AUHKF98476
hello guys.thanks for all your guys who respond to my request. I had 1 post which is get to central locking module,and check a door wiring but I do not see anything wrong with those 2 item, I spent to much time for it,so I decide to sent it to dealer...well,so...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEN33482
Car was sent to dealer several weeks ago. They replaced the pulse generator (after having the car for a few weeks). Car died on the way home from picking up at the dealership. It has since been another few weeks and car is still not fixed. Sorry for the late r...
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L Module
the cust returnrd and upon racking the car i discovered the rear sensors missing. customer went back to origional shop as i dicovered they left out the rear pad sensors. that is why i hate following up on others repairs. thanks to all who replied.
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJHX1240W
I WANT TO THANK JIMMY FROM MISSISSIPPI FOR HIS INSIGHT ON THIS PROBLEM. JIMMY YOU WERE SPOT ON WE FILED A SMALL NOTCH IN THE THROTTLE PLATE AND IT HAS SEEMED TO WORK GREAT CAUSE WE HAVE NOT HAD ANY MORE PROBLEMS AND HAVE NOT HEARD FROM THE CUSTOMER ABOUT ANY M...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II LE 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: SALTW12451
thanks for the help, we removed oil pan as most mentioned to remove oil pickup from front cover-replaced timing chain gears new water pump and the offending gasket. thanks to all. Brian.
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1070441202
soory it took so long, but we sent the car to a european shop that had the equipment to dial in the air regulator, map sensor and computor, since we didnt have an inferred machine it put us at a disadvantage. thanks for all the input
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Gear Shift VIN: WDBNG70JX3
Thanks to everyone that replied!Terry told me about a utube video showing how to take the shifter apart.its simple.Took two and made one and it works great .Shifter just looked a lot harder to take apart than it was..Have since found other useful U-tube videos...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Stuck in park VIN: WORSK75F04
Thanks for all the responces'. I tried them all, still would not come out of park. Dealer came for the vehicle. Tow truck driver managed to get out of park, drove it out of the garage pulled behind the rollback not thinking put it in park. He could not get out...
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2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS59226
Thanks to all who provided input. It turns out the new Throttle Module need to be initialized. Once the initialization was done, the car perform normall for over 100 miles.
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