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1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Quadrifoglio 2.0L Air Conditioner VIN: ZARBA5567H
The air coditioner does not have a belt on it.i can't see anyway to install this belt.the ac compressor does not pivot,there is no tensioner pulley,there is no way to install a belt and to tighten it after.it seems the only way to get a belt on it is to remove...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on
Keeps throwing lean condition both banks. God I hate bmws.
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEV33442
Got a strange one here guys. This piece of junk came in on the hooks a few days ago with a no start condition. Under inspection I found it had no fuel pressure, so I pulled up the back seat and checked power at the pump since it was easy. Had a good 12v power ... Trouble codes: P0455
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Airbag VIN: WBAGL63492
Pulled the following codes.93db ht section fault. 93df low voltage detected. And 98e1 trminal 15 not plausibe. I can't find any info to change the codes to regular codes. I have a modis and a bosch scan tool. Also is this something that can be diagnosed with t...
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 5UXFB53554
Ok here we go. fist came in with #5 misfire replaced plugs NGK correct for n62. no change,moved coils no change, moved injectors no change. Did injector flush no change. Checked compression 180psi all about the same. Did bmw recall for intermeedit leavers in v...
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2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L vanos VIN: WBABW33494
p0011 and p0014, intake and exhaust timing to advanced, replaced the intake and exhaust timing sensors, no luck, checked the timing actuators and they are good,the car runs fine but after 2 starts the light comes back on, once again there is no problem driving...
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2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L Display Brakes Worn VIN: 5UXFE43518
What am i missing?
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1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJNV4844K
The car runs rich about 10-20 sec. after being started with no power and lots of smoke and will clear out if the rpms are held up. It runs fine hot. Michell and all data say this car has a cold start injector and a thermo time switch which I am unable to find ...
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2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: SAJWA51C35
Engine Temperture to Low-- Vehicle runs at 1/4 on the temp gauge. I have verified gauge, ECT, and infrared thermometer all agree its really running at 150F. I can get the vehicle to run at normal operating temperture (185-200F)if i leave it idle for extended p...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Front and tail lights VIN: WDBRF64J11
Customer car got no head lights and tail lights,High beam light works through high beam switch, Check all the fuses good, power gets to front and rear sam .My MB dignostic will not comunicate with front SAM, rear Sam,SRS control unit and instrument cluster uni...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK32 AMG 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBKK66F42
Vehicle tow in no crank. Vehicle was park also in heavy storm/rain. No crank after that. check and found above codes. check for voltage to starter, no voltage during cranking with key. bypass Starter, vehicle cranks, but no start. Check water flood and found r... Trouble codes: P2071 (P2071-72 start enable of das not sent check fault messages in control module ezs), P2601 (Event the voltage supply of circuit 87 has over voltage)
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBC21CXY
Vehicle came in with complaint of an intermittent no start. He got it started and dropped it off for me to check out. Checked for codes and got the codes posted up above as well as a P1472 EVAP LEAK DETECTION PUMP SHORT TO GROUND and a P1451 SECONDARY AIR INJE... Trouble codes: P1225 (Injector cylinder 1 short with ground), P1226 (Injector cylinder 2 short with ground), P1227 (Injector cylinder 3 short with ground), P1228 (Injector cylinder 4 short with ground), P1421 (Secondary air injection solenoid valve short to ground), P1425 (Evap purge valve short to ground)
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L Rear hatch VIN: WVWLU73C57
Hello. I have this Passat wagon were the rear hatch will only go up half way with the electric motors and then stop. When you push it up all the way manually you can feel and hear the motors racheting. If you push the button to go down it will go about 3/4 of ...
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2002 Volvo S60 AWD 2.4L battery draw VIN: YV1RH58D42
Hello Volvo Techs, This 02 S60 awd has a current draw of [...] with key out doors locked or unlocked after about 20min. I started by taking out each fuse in dash and trunk. Draw is still there. This is the first time seeing this car. It had a bunch of fault...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVC68E72
Well, turns out the radio supplied by the customer was not the factory radio. We wired the original plug back in but we wont be able to check the system for communication until the proper radio unit arrives and we install it. While the part is on order the c... Trouble codes: P0108, P0104, P0102, P0101, P0110.
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2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Starting VIN: WDDNG71X18
Installed new fuel pump and car now starts ok. Not sure why there was never any power at the fuse or at the plug connector. Maybe system shuts down if it sees a bad fuel pump. Everything is starting fine now. Thank you everyone for your help.
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Top (Tsas) VIN: YS3DF75N7W
We found the wires to the header latch switch cut under the drivers front speaker where the stereo shop made the hole bigger. Wish we had started at the front rather than the rear, but the lesson learned is that is that voltage error comes up on all the pots f...
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