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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBBA45A4C
well I am not familar with the CIS fuel system and i am not finding any info that would help me figure this out. when I start the car after sitting for a while the idle bounces around. I smoke checked the intake and the vacuum lines and didnt find any vacuum l...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBDJF74H6X
vehicle has had all tune up parts replaced problem was after passing gear was applied vehicle goes into limphome mode codes come up random multiple miss fire, i can clear codes vehicle runs great untill you hit full throttle then same problem occurs, no codes ...
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2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L 1-2 shift VIN: WP1AB29P56
vehicle is sluggish taking off from a stop, seems to start off in second gear. looking at the instrument cluster shift lever stays in D2. Modules have two codes one for selector lever no communication and a p1315 for tiptronic control manual. I also did a manu...
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1990 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Master Cylinder, Brake booster VIN: WVWRA21G4L
im stumped on this one so im calling out for help. Vehicle came in with no brake pedal it was going all the way to the floor, installed a New TRW master cylinder from worldpac part #357 611 019B (suppose to be oem), after bleeding system found vehicle to have ...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Stall, Restarts right away VIN: 3VWCK21C71
We have this beetle that will stall while driving after 2 to 20 miles and restarts right away, feels like your running out of gas, we installed new fuel pump, fuel filter and fuel pump relay, when the car stalled we saw spark and fuel pulse missing, we hooked ...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, low power VIN: 3VWST71K06
OK, here we go, we've got this 06 PD TDI Jetta here, customer complains it stalls out while driving and is hard to start when it does. another shop had it for a few months and couldnt figure it out, so it came to us. verified hard to start, pulled it in to sho... Trouble codes: P2015, P0102, P0341, P3008, P2185
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L cluster VIN: 3VWPG71K96
Hi Guys, a customer brought in a 06 Jetta with Intermittent complete power loss. Driving along the entire dash display goes dead and the engine stops. Wait 5 or 10 minutes and the car will start ,Cluster has been removed and the contacts and wiring have been i...
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Charging VIN: WAUJA84A5W
Thanks for all the good help. I was all set to replace the alternator, if indicated, after testing. What threw me was that it would charge briefly, then quit. I don't work on much of this eurocrap, so I was a little hesitant to about spending the time to repla...
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSH23418
What fixed this vehicle was a reflash for the P0172/P0175. We reflashed the ECM with a download from Autologic and drove vehicle for several days to confirm a fix. No more misfires during a cold startup or after a cooldown period. I did not do a smoke test bec... Trouble codes: P0307 (Cylinder 7 [...] on Bank 1), P0316 (Misfire detected during startup), P0172 (System too richBank 1).
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No comm VIN: WDBHA22E6S
we replaced the cluster with a reman unit , problem solved ! Thanks for all your help .
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1982 Porsche 924 Turbo 2.0L wire connect VIN: WPOAA0937C
So after a long run around, I found an answer through idnetifix. Turns out this control unit matches up to a 1981 with the wire colors I have. Don't understand it, as the vin, prod. date and emission label all call the car a 1982. Either way here are the pins/...
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2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L oil is siping on intermediate shaft " o" ring
HELLO!! THANKS EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED TO MY POST. AND EVERYONE IS ON THE NOSE WITH REPAIR ,I WENT TO THAT WEBSITE READ AND READ AGAIN.AND NEXT MORNING PLACE ENGINE ON TDC REMOVE TWO LOWER TENSIONERS , REMOVE THREE BOLTS PULL FLANGE OUT OF CAR . IT CAME OUT...
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1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.8L fuel injector VIN: WV2EH8703V
thanks guys pulled intake manifold off and was able to access injectors. Not a whole lot of fun. Just glad to get this thing going.
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L Electric Windows VIN: WVGZM77L55
ASKED FOR HELP A LITTLE EARLY.WHEN WE PULLED THE DOOR PANEL TO CHECK POWER AND GROUND WE FOUND SOME CREATIVE RADIO SPEAKER WIRING.GUESS SOME RADIO INSTALLER THOUGHT IT WAS OK TO TIE INTO THE WINDOW CIRCUIT.HOOKED THEM UP RIGHT AQND ALL IS WELL
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