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1985 Audi Quattro 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUDC0854F
This car has a hot start issue where it will start fine for up to 10 minutes after shutdown but from 20 minutes to the next three hours will require cranking over for nearly 20 seconds before it will fire and start by holding the gas pedal to the floor. It col...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Steering VIN: 4JGAB57E64
I can't be sure the noise was not present before the leaks were repaired. When started after sitting for a while it is the least noisy it is going to be. The noise is the normal restricted filter/resevoir noise that gets a lot louder when turning the steering ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L lr window
hi Mercedes techs, I entered the correct vin in the selection box and it correctly identified the vehicle but then would not proceed further..so this why the no vin post. the vin is..[...] this 05 c230 kopmpressor just had the lr window glass repl...
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CB29861
customer has had this car at another shop. have replaced just about everything with the secondary air injection system. purge / switch over valves in engine compartment. used smog pump. new oxygen sensors. switched relays. checked for vacuum leaks. before I ta... Trouble codes: P0410, P1411
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L reverse VIN: 3VWCF21C8X
Hey out there, I have a friends diesel new beetle here. We both agreed(along with one case in the archives) that the shift cable could be the problem so replaced and adjusted it and still this 5 speed jumps out of reverse and grinds.You can almost hold it in r...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWBC21V11
car came in with a no start had a good spark can not get date with scanner all say n/a with the scanner pluged in it turns off when trying to start the car. Car will start and stall in about a min with no injection at all can it be the ECM at all crapping out ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L fuse box VIN: 3VWSK69MX3
The fuse box is not getting any power so, vehicle will not start. No horn, lights, etc. No power what so ever! Bus box on battery has voltage on one side but, no voltage to inside fuse box. Checked grounds and power supply from battery, which seem to be co...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: Y1SW58DD11
this volvo v70 has an intermittent crank no start, usually after it has been driving. got it to happen once outside the shop, and hurried to install test equipment. found that vehicle will crank but not start. found it to have adequate fuel pressure (50-55 psi...
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2002 BMW M3 3.2L engine cooler VIN: WBSBR93412
thanks for all replies ,the problem was aftermarket radiator i got the original one and every things fits good it was under the radiator thanks every one
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1244W
THANK YOU TO ALL THE REPLIES, VERY HELPFUL. I WAS ABLE TO FIND THIS TSB IN ALLDATA ABOUT THE THROTTLE BODY. REPLACED THROTTLE BODY AND GASKET ALONG WITH CLEANING CRANKCASE HOSE AND CUSTOMER HAS HAD VEHICLE FOR 2 WEEKS WITH NO COMPLAINTS. SO AS OF NOW ALL IS WE...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WDBFA61E3M
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED, DID TRY 2 OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTIONS RELAYS WITH NO DIFFERENCE. DID SM0KE TEST VEHICLE CHECKING FOR VACUUM LEAKS AND NONE FOUND. ADVISED CUSTOMER THAT MORE TIME WILL BE NEEDED TO DIAGNOSE, WAS ABLE TO SMACK SIDE OF MAS MODULE IN RIGH... Trouble codes: 18 (Current to idle speed air valve y6 impausible), 22 (Oxygen sensor heater voltage implausible), 27 (Data exchange between cfi control module n3and ignition control module n1/3).
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2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Transmission, ABS, PCM, Cluster VIN: YS3EH48G11
Well, thanks to EVERYBODY! Justin, Pete, Barney, Jim and William. All suggestions made me go back over what I had done. This time the scope pattern was riding a 1.5v! Unplugged TCM and it was still bad!. Unplugged the ABS and pattern was good. Problem was...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L noise VIN: 3VWDD21C11
so what Ive found is all of the vw with this system will make this noise some are just louder than others. I have also found that the following year they changed the way it is plumbed into the exhaust system and the exhaust side is a much smaller orifice than ...
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2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1MS38295
Thank you for all your help. We replaced the CEM and the ignition switch to fix this car. The ignition switch would intermittently fail to send the signal to activate the starter. We checked all the connections at the CEM, but could not get it to work reliab...
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