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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L control head VIN: WBADM5337X
The atc won't operate properly at times, the temp won't change on either side, the air control won't work, the blower speed will never lower only go up, every once in a while the auto fuction will work, but then it quits working, scanned computer had code 40 f...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L cam shaft VIN: WBAVB33516
This is really strange, I'll try to be brief. My regular customer was in Los Angeles on freeway when coolant temp went to red, turned out to be water pump failed. She called me on phone and I advised her to get car towed to nearest dealer. She did that and the...
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1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Electronic VIN: SAJNW4849L
Hello fellow IATN members. I have here a 1990 Jaguar XJS, that has an A/C Air distribution problem. The A/C is NOT blowing air from the center vents, but is blowing from the defrost, and footwell vents. There is a vacuum hose that comes off the intake manifo...
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2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Air Suspension VIN: SALAD25496
Hello fellow members. I don't normally do Land Rover work but when I do, I'm reminded why I don't. Friends car that bottoms out after it sits overnight (all corners). We first checked to see if it had any codes and there were none. Next we started spraying dow...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L a/c compressor
well thank u in advance for taking you time to look at this post. are alldata is on line and cant get info that i need and so manny differant alldata any way customer came in he said he was coming over the pass from taho and the car air ducts under car filled ...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Lack of power VIN: 4JGBF71E07
Thank you in advance for any suggestions or answers. This vehicle belongs to a very good customer of ours-here is the issue. It starts fine idles fine cruises fine. No codes stored and at first glance the data stream looks normal. Problem is it takes forever t...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Trionic ECU VIN: YS3DF78K13
This car was towed to us from another shop. The engine cranks but will not fire up. When the engine is cranked, the fuel pump relay turns the pump on, so we have some kind of a crank sensor signal. The crank sensor looks OK on the scope. We have spark on coils...
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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: YV1LS5542T
Hellow all volvo techs any help or insight would be appriciated. This volvo has got me at the end of my ideas I have replaced plugs wires cap rotor with oe parts tried diffrent maf crank sensor have checked compression and did injector balance test and still n... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS55A7X
I have a 1999 Volvo S70 that was towed in for a no start problem. Put on a fuel pressure gauge and when I turn the key on it has fuel pressure and starts mometarilly and the fuel pressure goes to zero. Then no fuel pressure unless you wait with the key off for...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Timing belt VIN: WAUEH64B81
I'd like to thank Stanley and everyone else for the help. This job went pretty smooth. I would recommend using the tools.
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Stall VIN: WBAET37493
Suspected elec throttle body but couldn't prove because it tested good and no codes.Had another 325i come in for intake gaskets so while its t/body was off I put it on my problem BMW an like magic it was fixed so we ordered a new one,still can't find anything ...
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1973 Porsche 914 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: CANTF1NDV1
Yes I fixed this thing thanks for the help the biggest help was the abilty to download a 31 page book on the system and I was able to figure out the timing marks etc. its pretty good but I think it will need an engine soon . It sure is scary to lay on the trun...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: WVWPD63B14
Don't have a great deal of experience on turbo VW driveability, but this surely taught me a great deal and thanks to all who offered advice. As several of you suggested, the air hose to turbo was defective; replaced and all is well.
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L compressor
Hi group thanks to everyone for your response and try to help me,,most of the replays was usefully,specially the one from Sanford,he states that VW measures regulator valve amps.from .3 amps @ 60 psi..but for now the customer dont want to spend more money in t...
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1995 Volvo 960 2.9L Misfire VIN: YV1KS9615S
Thanks to all who replied. Justin hit the nail on the head. The power stage (ign amplifier) had dropped just one cyl. I had tried pretty much all the tests suggested by the other responses but with no promising results. I swapped the front power stage with...
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L oil consumption VIN: YV1LZ5646W
Thanks for the replies, Many of them covered aspects we had checked or addressed. There was a couple of comments that were significant. Valve guides seepage or cracks and most likely one reply indicated Volvo lists different part number exhaust seals for th...
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