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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Windows, And Door Mirrors VIN: WDBLK70G41
I want to make sure I have not missed anything. This mercedes can sit anywhere from 4 days to a week before it will malfunction. It has not done it in less then 3 days yet. Makes no diffrence if you use the remote or unlock manually, but once can system malfun...
2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3FB49S65
Hey guys thanks for your help in advance got this Saab 93 here it was brought in on hook for a dead battery we replaced the battery and now we have a no start will crank but no spark looking at ecm or ionization module or both tech 2 will not let me in on engi...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWCE63B85
This passat starts and idles fine when cold, but if you put the car in reverse or drive it will not even try to move when you push on the throttle. If you put it back in park you can rev the engine, it acts like the pedal is dead the engine will not rev up in ...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Incorrect data VIN: YV1VS2551Y
Good after Saturday noon. Well the holidays are here and so is the weird. I have this S40 that has sat for a couple months while the customer was off island. Complaint was for a brake issue. Turns out the check valve in the hose to the booster was bad. Repair ...

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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L trunk lock VIN: WDBFA68F9X
well after some consideration i was able to use one stick of dynamite thrown into the passenger compartment and quickly shut the doors when it went off the trunk opened along with a few other things ya the tumblers in the trunk lock where stuck ,, ...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L pcv tube VIN: WMWRE33463
Thanks for the 2 replies, but befor I had a chance to check it out further he wanted it towed to a mini dealer in portland. He was in a big rush to leave & didnt want to wait a couple of days to get a new pcv tube from portland. So the car was not fixed.
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DC58B6R
Well guys, the gremlin has gone so far. Some of you have thought that it is an OBD2 car, but it isn't. Euro specs require a lambda sensor behind the catalytic converter only at EU4, which has been enforced since 2007. Saab and some other makes began marketing ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Mixture).
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