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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAN3344Y
Car came in runs bad misfiring, Ck out for codes P0300, P1188 & P1189, replace Crank case valve took care P0300, replace V/C & intake gaskets and Intake runner valve brought Short trim down at idle -1 but Long trim 11.7, driving 60MPH LTrim & STrim at 10-14. a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfiring), P1188 (Fuel trim out off range), P1189, FUE1, TR1M
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJDA01P61
I have no malfunction codes for the ABS. At about 40 MPH while stepping on the brakes the ABS is acting like one or more wheels are locking up and the brake pedal feels like the ABS system is activated. We bleed the brakes and the problem did not go away. Some...
2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Unknown VIN: SAJLTUR545
Hey jag guys... Im in a jam here as the customer is trying to go out of town this afternoon... this jag comes in with NO AC... but the problem appears that the car is stuck on full heat and trying to adjust the temp does nothing.. I have replaced the heater va...
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE3 2.5L Misfire VIN: SALNY12283
Car came with tons of fault codes, running badly with no acceleration. Fault codes were for misfires, coil#1 and 3, and malfunction with variable intake system. I replaced all spark plugs and coils, and checked compressions (they were good and constant). I wa... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire 3)
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Stall VIN: WDBDA29D1K
This car has had this same problem for quite some time. Basically when the car has not run for a little while when you start it it will start and immediately stall, then start up after that with a little cranking. Tested the cold start injector and found it ha...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EF48E0X
Hello Techs. I have a Saab that's really been testing me for the last few weeks. So here we go, The vehicle came in from another shop so I don't have a history. The car cranks and starts for a few seconds and stalls. The problem is I cannot communicate with th...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Oil Light Flickers VIN: YS3ED4SE11
Complain: after car runs for an hour and is fully warmed up, undecel slowing to a stop, oil light flickers on and buzzer goes off on the car for loss of oil pressure. When driving car the oil light doesnt come one, only flickers when slowing the car down.

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L a/c compressor VIN: 3VWDD21C5Y
as always,thanks to the people who took the time to respond,well the psi sensor did fix the veh.however it tested good,how they want you to test the switch is to check for duty cycle at t14/2 athe the fan control module,any duty cycle above 90%or below 20%wil...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B32
Thank you very much. Because of this website, and the help from you guys I actually enjoyed repairing this vehicle. I replaced the oil pump and pickup screen. I did not see much sludge, but there was a very small amount (like 10 holes) of debris (dried carb... Trouble codes: 16396 (Bank 1 cannot advance cam), 16727 (Cam position sensor too large), 17887 (Brake vacuum malfunction).
1989 Volvo 240DL 2.3L timing belt VIN: YV1AX885XK
thanks to everyone that replied; you were all very helpful, especially those that mentioned the tin washer in front of the crank gear -- sure enough, the notch was there; i had thrown it in the parts pile and didn't even think of it. thanks again to the guys a...
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