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1983 BMW 528e 2.7L No Start VIN: WBADK8302D
This baby is a fire damage to fuel injection for a good customer and I am committed to fix it. Any one has a wiring harness for fuel injection laying around willing to pay anything for it.Thanks
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2007 Jaguar XK 4.2L cruise control VIN: SAJWA43B37
Thanks to anyone who takes a shot at this one. I need a little Jaguar help on a 2007 XK8. Problem is the cruise control did not work sometimes,i replaced the brake light switch and it worked fine for awhile(2 months). The car had alot of codes stored in it the...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: WDBLJ70G31
No starter. No comm to ECU with scanner Trans ecu comm Ok.Problem started after code clear with snapon scaner with euro software. Trouble codes: P2050, P2057
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2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73538
Car first came in with timing chain rattle. Replace tensioner. Second time CEL on B264 unmetered intake air, cleaned mass air flow sensor and drove, no better. Checked for intake leak. Can hear a small whistle noise from time to time when feathering the accele... Trouble codes: P1497 (Unmetered intake air), B0264
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Alarm VIN: YS3FD75Y04
Thanks for taking the time to read this, Customer reports car alarm going off, alarm horn and lights flashing, while car is parked in his garage, unlocked (therefor unarmed) and keys on key rack in the house. Customer turned it off with key fob unlock button. ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSH63B52
Hello, having an issue with this Passat. Runs smooth at idle, only misfire under wide open throttle. It has a known good coil, I also removed the upstream o2 sensor and road tested to check for a blocked cat, it made no change. Wires are new and tested. plugs ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/Multi Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P1423 (Secondary air injection Bank 1 incorrect flow), P1411 (Secondary air injection Bank 2 incorrect flow)
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L cam timing VIN: WVWTH63B82
had the codes in when first got it. p0021, cam pos A overadvanced OR system performance- bank 2...and, p0011, cam pos A timing overadvanced OR system performance, bank 1...usually send German stuff to the dealer cause I only have a snap-on scanner with generic...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L lock up solinoid VIN: YV1VS2559Y
car came in on tow truck with a light on. CHECK FOR CODES AND GOT P0740 LOCK UP SOLINOID SLIPPING. CHECKED ALLDATA AND DIDN'T FIND ANY DIAGNOSTIC INFO FOR THIS CODE.
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Locks VIN: YV1TS94D61
HELLO EVERYONE. This car is at a loss so far. The problem is when the customer locks the car, no Key Fob, the locks unlock on their own after a period of time. I pulled the rear locks fuse and front doors fuse to keep it from being broken into to. When it came...
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2000 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D4Y
Customer has informed us they intend to trade in this vehicle. Thank you all for your valuable input. Unfortunately no definitive repairs could be made. Trouble codes: P300, P0301 (Cylinder one misfire).
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1998 BMW 318ti 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG8329W
Thanks to all. I have found at cold start coil output KV was low at cyl.#3 at 7.8KV for few seconds and all other are 34.9KV.Replace new coil pack and car is FIX. Trouble codes: 211, D3, 062, 3E, 052, 34 (Misfire Cyl. 3 Relevant To Exhaust Gas).
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Surge VIN: SAJEB52D43
We still have not isolated the problem with this car. We have repaired all vacuum leaks and fuel trim is good, until it starts to cut out, and then it indicates lean mix, obviously as the fuel pump shuts down and lowers fuel press. We have tested signal comi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L radio VIN: WDBRF61J21
thanks for all the replies. It turned out to be the cell/sos module. I got a bypass coupler(part # 000-545-33-84)from the nearest dealer and bypassed components in the D2B ring until the problem went away. since the customer does not subscribe to the sos he ha...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L intermitten low pedal VIN: 4JGAB72E01
thank you all for your fast 10 replies Its fixed. It had a right axle nut loose and a bad new master cylinder.The nut torque is very high ,after feeling a little play in hub area i checked the nut and retorqued it that took care of the low after turning. The p...
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2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L steering
the fix was an alignment done by me again. thanks to all that responded. dave
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2000 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: WV2MH4709Y
Well this one is fixed. Thankyou and I appreciate the great replies. Terry, I did check the grounds for Pins 4+5 and they were good. But that still wouldn't explain why there's 12v on Pin 7. Daniel, thanks for the tip on the ignition switch; I tried wiggli...
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