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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: WBADM5337X
I am reposting this bmw, i replaced the control head with a used unit after installing used unit it had codes 35,37,38,39,40,73,75,also the blower was inop but i could watch data on scan tool and it looked ok, i tryed to clear codes but could not so we sent cu...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L fan always on high VIN: WBAWB73537
Hi guys, This 07 e92 had an EKP module replaced for low voltage to fuel pump and i programmed it with latest software using autologic. Voltage going to pump is now normal(12 volts), although current draw seems high at 12 amps and rpm is low as well at 6500 rpm...
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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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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJHX1748S
The customer did some head work on this car, and had to remove ign distributor on the timing cover. I know it is not really a dist, no cap, rotor, or wires, but it does house an ign sender. We now need to set it up correctly and I cannot find any information. ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L compressor signal VIN: WDBWK56F75
Hi everyone, I have a 05 MB SLK350 a/c inop. I have no PWM signal on wire out of front SAM to compressor. I can hook up a signal generator to the compressor wire and the compressor works fine. Checked the control head operation and everything is working, mode ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L will not shift into park intermint VIN: WDBUF83JX6
Customer states that 2 days ago vehicle would not go into park, had to use e-brake to keep from rolling. Then it did it again today twice. When vehicle is in park it will start even if it is not mechanically engauged. Has anyone seen this before?
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Antifreeze VIN: WVWRH63B41
Can drive this car all day, temp stays @ 190, fans work correctly,yet when stopping and shutting car off, will push coolant out overflow,also tried new cap,same results, does any one know of another bleeding procedure or some issue with resivior tanks??
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBK21C91
This one has repeatedly reset P0171. Several small vacuum leaks have been repaired and there are no driveability issues. However scanning the freeze frame for this last occurence of the code shows all values maxed out, RPM 10,200 VSS 255 kmH, etc. Has anyone e... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean condition)
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L electric VIN: 3VWDC21V12
Hi guys i thing im going to need help on this one 2002 vw cabrio convertible customer came to us and she said convertible top is not working we dont know some one work on this before or ??!! check all the fuses they are fine i have power on my #3 swich and hyd...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L a/c system VIN: 3VWST71K96
VW Tech's... This A/C has ate my lunch!!! O.K Last year I replaced compressor, drier, expansion valve (all factory VW parts). Car comes in this year, poor cooling that is worse at higher ambient temps (95 plus). Scaned with MODIS & euro software, no codes. Car...
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Unknown VIN: YV1TS59266
This car has been back three times and the air conditioning blows 45*F at the ducts for us every time. the customer however will feel it blow warm intermittently. sometimes it will be for a few minutes and other times it will be for two hours. We have it here ...
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2001 BMW M5 5.0L No Start VIN: WBSDE93441
Status: Vehicle still not fixed. We are slowly working on it. Reply's to the problem were Crank Position Sensor and flywheel positioning. We made sure that the crank position sensor was the correct distance from the flywheel, the wiring was not damaged ... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Position sensor).
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L instrument cluster VIN: SAJHX124XT
THANK YOU BRIAN FROM CA, AND DANA FROM MASS, THE CUSTOMER HAD TOLD ME SHE HAD THE COILS REPLACED. I ASKED HER IF THE PROBLEM STARTED AFTER THE COILS WERE REPLACE. SHE SAID NO. THE DAY BEFORE I RECEIVED YOUR HELP, I HAD ISOLATED THE PROBLEM TO THE COILS. YOU C...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBHA22E7R
all great replies thx. is broken baffle in tank, customer is gonna trade in car. thanks again
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Compressor Turns Off VIN: WVWSP61J52
Well all I can say is its a Volkswagon. Checked the blower resistor and found it bad. replaced the resistor and everything works great. Not sure WHY the resistor would shut off the compressor only on high but it works now. Thanks to all that took the time to r...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1LW5588W
Found short in wiring below intake where the harness is enclosed running to the right side ECM area. Thanks to all that responded. I could tell by the posts that I was dealing with truly experienced Volvo techs.
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