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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start
Hello all, This Jaguar was towed in from another shop. Has no spark and no injector pulse. Has warning on dash "Engine Failsafe". Unfortunately my scan tool is out for repair, so I am left with just OBD II generic. I scoped the crank sensor and it is good. I h...
2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49A74
Ok firstly I am at a total loss with this car. Our Modis won't even recognize this vehicle. So these are just codes from a generic scanner. The combustion detection codes are a total mystery to me. I can't even get a diagnostic procedure from our data program.... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor malfunction), P1312 (Combustion detection cyl 12 open CKT / short to B), P1334 (Combustion detection cyl 34 open CKT / short to B)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWST71K26
This car has been previously repair by another shop. They replaced cam, lifters and head gasket. The car starts and stalls after a few seconds of running. we traced down the problem to the alternator L line leading to the vehicle eletrical system control modul...

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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVD23B0Y
yes its fixed and gone .only 1 reply but Stanley from Pa did one before. I worked with a screwdriver and pliers to pop it out .lubed up the orings and popped the new on in. Thanks tim Trouble codes: P0442, P0441, P1113.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Abs VIN: 3VWDT81K46
Thanks for the 2 replies! With disconnected battery terminals bridged over night. It did the trick,the ABS/ESP module test itself after driving couples miles.
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Multiple VIN: YV1RS64A24
Sorry for the delay in closing.I will call this closed,but I think problem will come back.Customer decided to bring vehicle to dealer,where they replaced the DIM with new.He called me Friday,I inturn called BBA who had "repaired" his unit for me.They are refun...
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