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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Hard starting VIN: SALSH23478
This Land Rover has a very difficult time starting when cold. We have been between 5*F and 25*F the last couple of weeks, and this is when the issue occurs. It will crank over fine, but coughs and sputters and tries to start, but won't. It has the push-button ... Trouble codes: P0128 (Coolant Thermostat)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L shifter VIN: WDBHA24G2X
After curing a bearing sound (insulation rubbing on front driveshaft joint) I sprayed the linkage to loosen a stiff feel in the shifter. The shifter will work freely now through P-R-N-D, but will not move left from D to get to the (electronic) 3-2-1 positions....
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Draw VIN: WDBRF61J12
Hi mercedes guru's we are fighting with this benz it has a battery draw of about 320ma so it will draw down the battery in 2 days. We disconnected the seat control modules because it is a known problem,however no change.we pulled the fuses one at a time very l...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L code 5 VIN: WP0CA2995X
thanks in advance ,i'm going crazy w/ this car .car came in top not working,inspect the cylinders and they were leaking ,replace 2 cylinders put new fluid ,when i try noting works ..after closing the shop,no phones ,no customers i found that the potentiometer ...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L drivers seat VIN: WP0CA2998X
drivers seat inop, passenger functions fine power going into seat module appears no power out apply direct power to seat no action by motor and connectors and wiring show no signs of obvious damage. possible repairs and or how common are these seat motors for ...
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1982 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 2.0L No Start VIN: WV2ZA0254C
towed in no start. found weak spark and no injector pulse. replaced points and condenser has good spark now. injectors have 12v on both sides of plug. very weak pulse when cranking. unplug ecm and has 12 v on 1 side of plug. have tried 2 used ecms with same re...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWWA81H7V
We have this pos in our bay[I still think the germans are still pissed about ww2] that needs a clutch cable. Under the hood looks ok, but we can't figure out how the under dash end can be done. Removed the inst cluster, can't get in that way, labor guide says ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Leak VIN: WVWTH63B42
The customer complained of a strong fuel odor. He claims he has had no work done on the injectors recently. The fuel injectors themselves seem to be leaking. We suspected the o-rings but when we removed the injectors it seems like the fuel leaks up into the wi...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBC67L64
Good evening all, what we have here is an emission failure, we feel we have quickly isolated the problem to high crankcase vacuum, did try replacing the pcv valve unit to no help, however if u remove the oil filler cap it is a strong vacuum and once removed th... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass or Volume air flow circuit low input), P2180 (System too rich off idle bank 2)
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2004 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD 2.5L Mechanical VIN: YV1RH59H34
I have an engine oil leak that slowly comes from the area in between the center diff and the engine. It does come out at the hole at the bottom of the bell housing but also over the area over the center diff and the trans. I have put enough dye in this thing f...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAGN63424
Thank you to all who replied. Many of you were dead on with the sensor wiring. The tech had accidentally crossed the wires on the front sensors driver side head. Since so many of you mention valve covers not seating correctly we went ahead and smoked te... Trouble codes: 27BC, 2732 (nw intake control bank 2).
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L convertor VIN: SAJWA01T35
So sorry. I forgot I had this request open. We are waiting for authorization to get a new torque convertor. There is a bulletin (TSB S307-13)and updated convertor for this car. Here is a summary of replies "I think there may be TSB for convertor faults as wel...
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L coolant fan VIN: SALAA25425
After further research i discovered that po695 is a faulty E box fan. My scan tool would state engine coolant fan. Sure enough i removed battery, e-box, and found the broken wire to the ebox fan. Looks exactly like a computer fan, cpu fan. Soldered connection...
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2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD3PE8CC6D
WELL THIS CUSTOMER CALLED ME MONDAY SAID HIS LIGHT WAS ON AND START COUNT DOWN STARTED.I THINK HAS SOMETHING TO DO WTH COLD TEMP.WHEN WEATHER IS ABOVE FREEZING HE DOES NOT HAVE ISSUE SOON THE TEMP DROP IT ACTS UP.WELL HE IS KEEP GOING BACK TO DEALER SINCE IT U... Trouble codes: 16CE0, P18BC.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M13
Released the vehicle to the customer it still starts hard and has a rough idle,will do more research and check later. Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft position sensor implausible signal).
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2011 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMN7AN9B
this one is fixed matt from pennsylvania was right on. battery volts went below 10 volts lost its idle wouldn't run or idle bunch of misfire codes did a relearn and all is well.thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P00, 301 (po302-), P0302, P0300.
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