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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA66E2N
Vehicle is difficult to start and after it does start, it blows black smoke. Vehicle is also running really rich. Idles at 600 rpm and is rough. Vehicle has long crank, sometimes 20 seconds before starting. Note vehicle cranks fast just like when you have a ba...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L blower motor
Thanks to all in advance, Benz tech. car came in with Blower motor inorperative, found that motor has 2 wires red and blue with the key on we have 12volts on the red wire and ground on the blue wire. now when we turn the blower swithe to and speed we have 12vo...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L starter VIN: 4JGAB54E22
Hey guys, i have a 02 mercedes ml320 with a clicking starter (moms car)have checked all the basics including battery terminals, fuses, bench test starter,swaped out starter relay in engine compartment and all checks out ok. I am limited to working on this car ...
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2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L computer network VIN: WMWMF73538
ISTA/P was in use for software update, no specific problem, car ran ok. During download one of the modules locked. Car won't start or turn on its dash lights. MINI Tech support says the JBE is not being recognized or programming. They sent us a file to unlock ...
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2000 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3EH45G2Y
Engine starts, runs for 5 seconds, then stalls. This performance is repeatable. The Crank Position Sensor has a resistance of 950 Ohms (AllData spec says: 860 +/-90 Ohms); would this be suspect? Appreciate help from the experts.
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3FD79Y04
Hi all in IATN land. Thanks for taking time to read this post. Got myself in a pickle. Car came from another shop with SRS light on. Had driver air bad code. Further testing revealed an open clock spring. Other shop supplied another CIM. It was used and wrong ...
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1991 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: WVWRG21G7M
Customer came in at closing. He said engine has been getting hotter than normal during in town driving and had been quitting. Cooling fan is working according to him. I asked him about both speeds of the fan and he did not know. I have not diagnosed this veh...
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1994 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWJF4317R
I got this 94 VW that resets these codes I cannot find many tests for it The o2 code says its rich and to check fuel pressure which is good. Would like to check the MAF but have no specs. At idle on one of the black wires it has 2.42 volts and rises with air f... Trouble codes: 00537 (Oxygen Sensor Control Control limit not reached), 00785 (sec air Inj system open/short to ground)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L security system VIN: WVWAA23BXY
The customer wants to disable the security system on this vehicle. I have the ross-tech scan tool so I am able to do coding changes. I looked at all the resources I have to find what block I should be in and what coding needs to be changed. Any help would be a...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E23
ok rechecked all hoses ans smoked tested again also used propane to check for leaks we put 200 miles on it and code hasent returned just a cat code p0420 my gut tells me its a throttle body but i wont know until the light comes back as well as the car since th... Trouble codes: P1297, P0102, P1564, P0300.
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2007 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAF78E57
the replies were most help full,the problem for evap code was the purge valave ,took engine cover off ,location is next to intake manifold on driver side ,came off in 5 minutes,blow thru it and yes the valave was stuck open,new one cost 18 dollars,installed,wi... Trouble codes: P0455.
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L srs VIN: WBACH9341Y
replace srs unit with new,replaced both sensors under seat that were water damaged, all is well thanks for all the help,bmw stated that a used srs unit could not be reprogrammed,had other shops tell me they could, took no chances, new unit installed
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L all windows and sunroof VIN: WBANE53556
the fix was the door latch assembly, thanks to all,bmw only part and they programmed it
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