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1981 BMW 320i 1.8L Stall VIN: WBAAG3301B
Vehicle towed in stalls on accel after customer did engine swap. He stated no drivability issues with donor vehicle. Vehicle starts and idles, but stalls when throttle applied, with or without airflow meter plugged in. No vacum leaks found. No opens or shorts ...
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAD25496
Hi all I could use some help with this landrover. It has set code p0101 (MAF performance) on multiple occasions along with the message vehicle reduced power. Vehicle will stall unless pulled over and restarted. Another tech in the shop has replaced the MAF but... Trouble codes: P0101
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L R12/10 Front Side Air Bag VIN: WDBWK56F86
Hi, I have this 06 SLK 350 (171.456) this this reoccurring fault code 9243 for the passenger side air bag Squib to high. 6 Months ago had the same code, check harness and ohm specs of air bag and tested in specs at 2.1 ohms. This problem is intermittent but I ...
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L starter VIN: YS3FB79546
customer was driving,car was ok,he pulled over for a rest went to sleep with lights on,then car no start,towed here,battery flat recharge,check for codes,none,turn ignition on relays click,turn to start relay in dash clicks,battery power to starter solonoid,sh...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3VWRF71K05
i usally dont work on V W but this is a older lady thats kinda down on her luck o im trying to help her out. The car has a miss in it idle and driving at steady speed it will run good as long as u are acclarting the only code that keeps poping up is 18711. All... Trouble codes: 18711 (leak in air intake system p2279 not a plauseable signal intermitet)
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Boost VIN: 3VWRL7AJ2A
This is a vane controlled turbo, that has no waste gate controller. It is duty cycle controlled by the pcm. When it looses boost the pcm does not change in a duty value.

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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJNX2744S
What John, Patrick and Steven replied was the path to solving this issue. I do have an Autologic which I have had since about 2005, but his problem had never come up before and, once I got into the screen for adaptations, the process was simple. There were thr...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L misfire VIN: WDBJF55F7V
thanks to all for responding. after digging through the problem we found #1 cyl missfire, therefore we removed valve cover and checked valves for any odd thing, then we found a loose intake valve on #1 cyl. removed the intake cam and lifter. we removed the val...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB2102252
Hello and thanks for the help. It seemed like a strange problem thought it was going to be a pain to fix, But new stop light switch sorted it. Simple... Thank You.
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J64
The long sad story continues, but i feel like I may know what is causing this problem. The front o2 sensor output as displayed by scan tools does seem to respond in reverse.When I command on the secondary air the voltage for the front sensor rises and the rear... Trouble codes: P0172, P2058.
2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: WVWDA21J9Y
Many thanks to everybody we replaced the fuel injector relay and we disconnected the abs module still no communication with dlc pretty sure its the pcm customer declined repair
2006 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 3VWRR31C96
thank you to all who took the time to reply. The owner told me that she had been " two pedaling" it for a while to keep it running. It turns out that she had two problems, first the maf was dirty, and it wouldn't even run, secondly, the timing belt tensioner w...
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