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1975 Mercedes-Benz 280 2.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1140601211
This is a pretty decent old Benz but I am having a hard time tracking down where the spark is being lost. Vehicle came in with the points loose, using 17 thousandths as a base I set the points and it ran for 1 or 2 minutes then died. I see the dwell controller...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L alarm control module VIN: WDBLK65G8Y
hi everyone i am looking for the location of the alarm control module i am having a hard time finding its location also what is the abrieviation for it...thanks
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L poor acceleration VIN: YS3ED45EX1
Car was towed in for a no start. we diagnosed it as a bad ignition cassette. replaced the cassette and now it starts but, has no boost. throws the p1105 fault. we checked the waste gate. it works. chekced the bypass valve. it holds vacuum. check. unbolted the ... Trouble codes: P1105
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L brakes VIN: 3VWSF29M9Y
hey everyone i have a 2000 volkswagon jetta that i have in where the customer did his own brakes including rear calipers and master cylinder with hoses. the complaint is now that he did the brakes they have been locking up on all four tires. i pulled the maste...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C9Y
Vehicle came in with intermittent no start problems. Found it was security issue. Sent vehicle to dealer. Dealer had vehicle for several weeks. They tried four used(new not avaiable)instrument clusters. They had done all they could do and could not fix it. Whe... Trouble codes: P1579, P1565
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L power fuel door, power door locks, power mirrors VIN: 3VWSE69M33
These are my concerns fuel door inop, power door locks inop, power mirrors inop. If anybody has the wiring diagrams for these components and could email them to me I'd really appreciate [...]
2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1RH59266
Vehicle engine stalls intermittently. When stall occurs, it will start & stall immediately, repetatively. Can get engine to run fine by cranking at WOT. Once running, must hold it at 1500-2000 RPM for about 10 seconds before it will hold idle & not stall. Vehi...

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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Starting VIN: WBAEK73495
well I couldn't duplicate the problem after hooking up voltmeter in the circuit. Since other shop said that the new alternator was overcharging and most of you thought that the ivm module was the culprit, I opened it up and saw a lot of oxidation on the circu...
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No crank VIN: WBAVA37567
Thanks for all the replies and information. As suspected it was the starter. After replacing it the 3rd time, the third starter was good. All starters were new. Again thanks for all the replies.
2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L AUX input VIN: 5UXFE435X8
Customer did not want to pay for further diagnostic time, and will live without IPOD support for now. I suspect the CCC module was to blaim. I have the Fiber optic loop, may purchase the optical interface for my autologic if i see more MOST problems. Thanks ...
1990 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L booster VIN: SALHV1243L
Installed new pump(1400.+). Pump came with pressure sensor. Most replies asked if pump was running and yes it was but must have been intermittently slowing down and not building enough pressure. when brake boost would fail pump would never shut off and I thoug...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Oil pressure VIN: SALTY19484
The engine is completely back together and ready for the owner to pick up but unfortunately the noise is only minimally, if at all, improved. The help I received was almost totally unanimous in suggesting a more serious or at least deeper problem within the en...
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