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1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L sometimes no inj. pulse VIN: SAJNW4847N
I thought I was out of this car last year when replacing both crank position and engine speed sensors seemed to solve the "cranks but won't start-- sometimes" problem. Several days after owner picked up vehicle the same problem came back. I recommended she tak...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBHA22E7R
car cuts out on left turns, i do not have correct fuel press gauge for this vehicle, was hoping a benz tech would have some history with same concern, feels to me like losing fuel on left turn, once u straighten out its fine. maybe tank pu or screen. please he...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L L.Turn Sig.Reflectr VIN: WDBNG75J72
Hi Thanks in advance,customer stated that the left signal flashes fast and light in message center said : L.Turn Sig.Reflectr check lamp after driving for 5 or 6 miles . I talk to the shop foreman at the local M.Benz dealer ,he told me the Left SAM was bad ,re...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI 3.0L transmission VIN: 4JGBB22E87
Hello Guys, I have an issue with this ML. There is a stored pcm code from communication issues. The code is a u0101 communication with transmission. I cannot communicate with trans module and all fuses have been checked. I have no designation for fuses so i ch...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Compressor Turns Off VIN: WVWSP61J52
I have a strange one here. The a/c compressor works fine on the lower fan speeds but when you turn it to high the compressor shuts off. On the lower speeds the compressor works fine but the fan speeds are not correct. Just looking fo a place to start or if any...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WVWSE61J12
Vehicle was in an accident (solo ran off road according to body shop) which physically damaged transmission causing leak. Body shop repaired body damage and installed used transmission. Customer drove the car for about a month after getting it back from the ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Engine Misfire VIN: 3VWSK69MX2
Hello, This vehicle has been to 3 different shops. Other shops have replaced coil, wires, plugs. I think this is a ground problem. however I cannot find the related TSB. I had a beetle about a year ago with a similar problem. forgot the fix. AVH 2.0L engine. C...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSP21J03
Have a car that sets codes intermittently and customer complains of stall and no start. Car does not act up for us, but has been towed in twice. vwag codes 17762, 17970, 17971. Leaning towards injector pump, but mileage seems low for this issue [60,[...]] Trouble codes: 17762 (slide position sensor cntrl-g149 electrical problem intermittent), 17970 (quantity adjuster upper limit reached), 17971 (quanttity adjuster lower limit reached)
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1974 Jaguar XKE 5.3L flooding
Thanks for all the quick replies, I ordered "Grose Jets" and that seems to have fixed the problem. I don't know why there is such a difference between these and the stock needle & seats. But it worked. Thanks for all the help !!
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L starter VIN: 4JGAB54E22
THANK YOU FOR ALL THE REPLIES, THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE THAT RAN TO THE ALTERNATOR THEN TO STARTER HAD A POOR CONNECTION AT THE BACK OF ALT. 12V WAS SHOWING ON BOTH SIDES OF THE CABLE BUT SURE ENOUGH ONCE IT WAS REMOVED AND CLEANED IT FIRED RIGHT UP, THANKS ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L battery VIN: WDB2153752
thanks for everyones reply,the problem was in the boot lid opening unit under the battery,had a water leak at some stage and the motor and wireing was corroded,new unit done the job.
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L speedometer VIN: YS3EF48E6X
Thanks all of you techs the problem was solved by changing the ABS module.
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2008 Smart Fortwo Passion 1.0L Starter VIN: WMEEJ31X88
CUSTOMER DECIDED TO TRY TO FIX CAR HIMSELF. HE ORDERED A USED SAM UNIT AND KEY ASSEMBLY. IF I HEAR OF THE FIX I WILL POST IT LATER.
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWCK21C22
Unfortunately the customers impatience has led them to lose faith that I can repair their problem.For those who offered help,Thank You.
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Rear View Mirror VIN: 3VWDF71K45
Well I guess I should have emphasized that I know what a rear view mirror kit is. I have the Permetex version. If you read the body of my letter you would see that it isn't a regular mirror button. It is a large square ring that the rain sensor and mirror hang...
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