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2012 Bentley Continental 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBFR7ZA7C
This car is new. First time EFI MIL went on with less than 300 miles. There is no Bentley dealers near my city. In fact this car client imported from USA (no Bentley warranty in Brazil) As engine is a VW W12 (turbo) I can access engine modules using a VCDS (... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF sensor circuit range / performance)
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1980 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 124CS00173
Hello Fiat People, I have a nice 1980 Fiat Spider here that will start and idle great. The p[roblem is it will not rev past 2500 rpm and I looses injector pulse. And the engine dies till it drops below 2500,I replaced the pick up coil because the wire was melt...
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L valve train VIN: SALSH23418
We have this noise that is hard to describe coming from the p/s cylinder head. It is from the center of the head loudest at the supercharger, but this could be misleading.Like I mentioned, this same head(pass side) was replaced 600 miles ago(with a used head) ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L monitors VIN: WDBHA28E6T
We are working on a 96 mercedes c280 it came in with the check engine light on and a code p1701 we have replaced a defective upshift vacuum solenoid and cleared the code .the problem I am having is getting the ECU to run the catalyst and 02 sensor monitors so ... Trouble codes: P1701
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L battery light VIN: WDBSK75F15
Hi Guys, Here I am needing help on this SL500 it Came in with an inop AC blows hot ambiant air and the Battery lamp on and visit work shop on cluster. so I Checked fuses at pass foot well and found blown fuse F52f1 100 amp replaced it checked all related fuses...
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L first gear VIN: YS3DD78B3T
this car came in with a blown engine, we replace engine and it runs really good , but now when you get onto the gas it goes to 2000 rpm before it starts moving , ive checked and there seems to be no eletrical cotrol of trannny and there seems to to no kickdown...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L check engine light VIN: WV3AB47032
Hello Friends I got this 2002 Winnebago Vista, that came from one other shop, they replaced the head gasket because of an oil leak, the Van was in the other shop for a long time and many atempts to fix the oil leak, they replaced the head gasket and seal the ...
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2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS38235
Hello all Volvo gurus, We don't see alot of Volvos especially for driveability issues and we no longer have a Volvo dealer in town. This is from a used car lot and the complaint is that the MIL light is on. We can read a P0190 with Snap-on Verus and while in g... Trouble codes: P0190, 2600 (OE code- fuel pressure)
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Scan Tool Com VIN: WAUED28D0X
radio was bad after removing the radio scanner commication started working enough to complete the obd2 test thanks to all who responed
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2008 BMW 328i 3.0L radiator VIN: WBAVC53518
thanks for everybodys help. i installed the bmw radiator and no problems so far. i was trying to save the customer a couple bucks but after explaining everything we went ahead and used the factory radiator. thanks again
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1983 Ferrari Mondial Quattrovalvole 3.0L windows And Top VIN: ZFFEB06B00
Thanks to all who replied, the customer had to have the car back for a show he was going to. We bypassed all of the hack wiring and ran the top motor to the closed position. He may bring it back to be repaired correctly but the cost of rewiring the car may be ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L Axle Flange VIN: WDBEA90E4M
This professional organization (iATN) is great. Obviously because of the members. You professionals are tops! I will close this item out because do not want further involvement and will advise owner to do likewise. Please see ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Cam Timing VIN: WDBRF40J05
Not sure I should really say vehicle is fixed, but the code is cleared and it's up for sale. Another shop called me over to inspect cam timing with them, so when I first saw car chain was tight after barring over to TDC. At that point it was obvious that intak...
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2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FH41U07
The customer decided not to fix this car. The consensus is that the oil pressure switch is the most likely cause of the oil light on the v6 engine. The transmission problem is, however, the more critical issue and replacement seems to be the best option. Du... Trouble codes: P2187, P1895, P1896.
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWBF61C7W
OK What I found was for some reason the lifter on the intake valve #4 cylinder came off. Not sure why that would happen. So I got a new lifter coming. Thank you all for your help. Trouble codes: 1117 (Mis-fire 4), 1050 (1162 -), 1162 (testing and results).
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWCP21C12
want to say thanks to all who replied,but graeme is the winner here,i pulled the oil pan and sure enough #1,2,3 rods are bent,and #2 is bent the worse,so the owner of the car wants to get a used motor and put in it and move on,once again thanks to everyone PEA...
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