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2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WD3PE7CC9A
This vehicle has comback twice now with a stalling complaint & no start. Both times when it was unloaded off of tow truck. Vehicle started & ran fine? each time it sets the above rail pressure codes. What are we missing? Trouble codes: 11BD0, 11C00, 130F0
1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Top (Tsas) VIN: YS3DF75N7W
Car went to stereo shop. Since then the top does not work. Of course we don't know if it was like this before or just a coincidence. The soft top ecm has a stored p1605-internal fault. A new TSAS ECU has been installed to no avail. ALL the micro switch values ...
1978 Triumph Spitfire 1.5L head gasket
Students rebuilding 1978 triumph 1500 cc engine with the recessed cylinders. I make them leak test all engines after head is bolted down to check for broken rings valves not seating etc. All cylinders had 80% leak and air comes out of adjacent cylinders, valve...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWXK73C87
Hello VW Techs This car has a hesitation and lack of power when you accelerate, we removed the hi pressure fuel pump to visually check the camshaft, follower and the plunger in the hi pressure fuel pump, they look fine, the fuel pressure is OK at 5.0 bar, but ... Trouble codes: P2261 (boost pressure control valveN249 mechanical malfunctioning), P0087, P2294 (Fuel pressure regulator valve open circuit N276)
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L monitors VIN: YV1KS9603W
hi all you volvo techs, got a problem with this car, it wont complete the monitors for a smog test. car came in for a no start found battery no good replaced it starts and runs fine. now customer needs a smog test and it will not run the monitors, they have dr...

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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L none VIN: WAULT68E23
Found failed Camshaft Position Sensor Intermittent "dropping out" of sensor signal. All other times operation would be as it should Trouble codes: P1338.
2004 Audi TT 1.8L Right Front Marker Light VIN: TRUTC28N64
audi is fixed replaced two marker/turn bulbs osram bulbs from dealer. the one bulb was shorted or burnt(couldnt tell) and what fooled me was no voltage at socket. i believe it is because the module may? read resistance of the bulb and if correct sends power to...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L crash sensor VIN: 3VWCK21Y93
Bob from Ontario was right on the money for the location of this sensor. We removed the driver side trim panel covering the "B" pillar and the sensor was mounted to this pillar. It is a Baby Blue colored sensor As far as some of the other posts: We do know wh...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L turn signal VIN: 3VWSR69M24
Hi thanks for all the great replies. We replaced turn signal switch as most suggested and solved the problem. Thanks again Bob
2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L pass side side air bag VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ6
i discussed the problem with customer,he elected to aproach dealer for out of warranty claim,havent heard from him since,i dont really like doing that,as sometimes you loose a customer,
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on, High Idle VIN: YV1VS29521
Thanks everyone for the help. Kenneth was correct in that I should have taken a closer look at other sensor inputs. An ECT sensor fixed this one. No vacuum leaks as fuel trims always hang right around 2%. I also did check the IAC valve which looked ok, but... Trouble codes: ECM76, P0700 (DTC stored in the TCM).
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