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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L No Start VIN: SAJEA51D63
Instrument cluster says: pecus error e, engine system fault, gearbox fault. Throttle position voltage and percentage is right- 9% and 1.62 volts. Adding propane makes no difference. Has spark and injector pulse on the front 3 cylinders at least. It sounds norm... Trouble codes: P1582 (Flight recorder data is stored), P1573 (Throttle position not available), P1601 (Ecm/tcm serial communications fault)
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA51C74
to all jaguar gurus out there. got this x type that's AWD. my question is, how do u open that 13mm bolt by the transfer case without removing the transfer case. am trying to replace the oil pan gasket and was wondering if it's possible to do that without messi...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L power seat VIN: WDBLJ70G32
How do I move the driver's seat fore and aft manually to remove it from the car to check the motor/wiring? Thanks.
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L Mechanical VIN: WDDNG86X17
car towed in-front propshaft u/j broken in two & seized, old one removed (in two pieces), does not appear enough space to fit new shaft, have sheilds and right front pipe/converter removed-but not the manifold, hoping someone has expeirence of replacing this s...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWSA81H5T
Hi everyone i have a 1996 vw jetta 2.0-L i need to change the ecm with a used one and i need some advice to code the computer and the login codes if anybody have them. thank everyone
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD63B42
Tow in, crank no-start. Instrument cluster lights up although radio display is inop. No spark detected. Tested for power at the ECM relay and measured voltage on terminals 30 and 86a but I do not get a ground signal from the processor during crank to energize ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWRF31K06
Hi everyone, car came in with fuel pump fuse blown, SB33 in the under hood fuse panel (15amp). we replaced the fuel pump and the fuel pump relay. Customer came back again with fuse blown. The customer states that the fuse will blow while driving every 3 to 4 d...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A8X
no codes are stored in transmission control module and light does clear and has not returned. the abs light is on all the time and the pump faulty code is only one that does return. i have driven vehicle so many times and keep dropping communication with abs m... Trouble codes: P0722

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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Air Bag VIN: WAULT68E63
All replies indicated the tool was not necessary. We disconnected battery, grounded seat and our self and did both seats. Came out good.
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBKK47F6X
Hi all, Sorry for the late reply. Thank you very much for everyone's responses. Took me 200 miles of driving to get this thing to act up. Robert was dead on. The K40 relay in the back left corner of the engine bay was the issue. Taking it out of its holder ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz C350 Sport 3.5L eis VIN: WDDGF56X08
So the car is now fixed, everything's good. Again I want to thank everyone for there input which was helpful. As for a complete description on what happened: The car when it came in, the steering was unlocked, and the key wouldn't do anything other than the ...
2012 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 4.6L interior power VIN: WDDNG9EB0C
Well, Not much help on this one. I bit the bullet and ordered and entire wiring harness for this one. Once I had the seats out the CAN jucntion blocks on both sides were completely corroded as well as numerous other connectors. Incidentally, This guy does have...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L convertable top VIN: 3VWRF31Y96
well guys got this one figured out kind of stumbled on the fix.It was the left rear latch lock motor i decided to check all switches manrally and i found by tapping on the rear left latch motor it would start working closed the top lowerd the top bam would go...
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