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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Throttle VIN: WDBRF61J52
When the vehicle is started it runs for 2 or 3 seconds. Then it shuts off. I have very little Mercedes experience. I was wondering if anyone has come across this issue. I have on Fords and changed the throttle body. Does this sound like t could be the same on ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG 6.0L distronic cruise control VIN: WDBPJ79J15
This car came in with inop ABC system and inop. cruise control/distronic. I fixed the ABC issues, but can't seem to get anywhere with the cruise control. When you attempt to engage the cruise control, the display shows a blinking---mph, followed by the message...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Starter VIN: WMWRE33516
Vehicle was towed in as a "no start", "no crank", after some diagnostics I decided to replace the Electronic Immobilizer Control Unit (Brand new from local dealer). Now the keys are reconized before they were not. EWS Datastream: starter enabled: NO start...

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2008 Jaguar XK 4.2L convertible VIN: SAJWA44B08
Gentlemen, I wish to express my great thanks to those who applied! Thank You. Especially Stephen and John, they basically hit it right on! once we put new battery in(top has to be up and in closed position). We manually put top down to re-sync control module. ...
1977 Volkswagen Transporter Campmobile 2.0L ex. ports VIN: 2372106729
Thanks to all who replied, especially John who replied very quickly. I do in fact have a later model head which is commonly called a 'square port' head. My supplier has the correct head on the way. I also found some vac. leaks as well as a cracked intake duct ...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L emissions VIN: 3VWRF81H3W
Could not get the readiness test to pass. I did get an opportunity to talk to a Volkswagon tech assistance and he asked if the EGR would stay open when vacuum applied. I said it would for about 10 seconds. I didn't know if it had a controlled vacuum leak. ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L ecm VIN: 3VWSF29M9Y
The customer found his original radio and installed it. This fixed the communication problem. Thanks for all the great tips!
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L engine VIN: WVWRH63B03
Cylinder leakage test on 3 was 70% . Did pull valve cover and found roller count 15 not 16. Did not check the other bank because salvage yard sending another engine.
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