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2009 BMW 335i xDrive 3.0L Lighting VIN: WBAPL33579
We can't seem to get rid of the bulb out indication in the instrument cluster. There is a bulletin for this indicator being on and even includes the codes of A8A8, A8A9 that we have but we did the full reprogram with no change. The instrument cluster reads 380...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Heater
Vehicle had very little heat at idle. We replaced defective auxillary water pump (this is an electric pump that assists coolant flow through the heater core at low speeds). The pump now works, but when we select the different modes for the dash, we get 56 degr...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBBA45C1F
Hi all.This car was running good as far as cust knows.It was involved in an estate settelment and sat inside for 3 yrs.The fuel system was really nasty-we drained fuel tank and replaced fuel pump,accumulator,fuel pump relay.The car will eventually start cold b...
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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 ...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L flywheel VIN: 4JGBF71E98
The Mercedes SUV was making so much noise when it pulled in the parking lot you could hear it over the shop noise,when we pulled the small cover for access to the flywheel you could see the flex plate would move front to back like it was loose at the crank.2 q...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WVGCM77L94
Installing a used motor.wondering what is the best procedure to remove the old motor.(drop engine and trans from the bottom)or (engine out the front).
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5579W
Vehicle came in with black smoke from tailpipe. Customer replaced front 02 sensor and no change. Scanner shows 25 plus Long trim all the time, short term always at 0 ?...?? Even after clearing code. Checked 02 sensor in front and indicates steady .7volts. Okay... Trouble codes: P0131, 212 (factory code circuit low voltage)
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2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Accessories VIN: YV1MH682X5
Just purchased this vehicle to resell...it didn't run so we didn't get everything checked out. Now that we are checking things we found that the CD changer says "unreadable disk" for every disk we put in it...also the seat heaters do not respond at all when yo...
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2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L hard start VIN: YV1RS59238
Well I'm a gm tech working on a good customer Volvo s60 2.5t. keeps flagging code ecm-5000. I have replace the sensor & visually verified carrier ring on flywheel thru the sensor mounting hole. scope pattern looks good. not a lot of info for this problem that ... Trouble codes: 5000 (faulty rpm signal)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M51
We can call this fixed. Thanks for the replies. The customer was not in a hurry, so we could approach it methodicaly. Here's what I found: Ulimately it was the rear O2 sensor (for the impatient). If you would like to learn more, read on. (This information appl... Trouble codes: P1176 (17584 Lambda correction behind catalyst limit reached).
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