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1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto 1600 Spider 1.6L combination switch
Are there any old ALFA techs out there ? We got a new combination switch for this spider.The cancel mechanism is a spring that winds around the steering column.The old spring had stretched and contacted a hot turn post,shorted and melted.The new spring was too...
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2006 Bentley Continental GT 6.0L Steering angle sensor VIN: SCBCR63W86
This Bentley keeps setting code for supply voltage terminal 30 for the steering angle sensor. I clear the code and immediately it returns. I know that terminal 30 is always on battery voltage. I checked all of the fuses with a test lamp they all test Ok. Have ...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37444
Hi guys. I replaced the vent valve and hoses. Spark plugs. Valve cover gaskets. Oil pan gasket. Oil filter stand gasket. Fuel pump and filter. Air filter and cabin filter. Radiator, thermostat and expansion tank. All this in the last 4 years. The problem is th... Trouble codes: 2974 (O2S circuit line bank 2), 2973 (O2S circuit line bank1)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 5.5L conductor plate VIN: 4JGAB74E2Y
We have had this ML55AMG in the shop that belongs to a local attorney. About 6 months ago it came in with every light imaginable on the dash.Cleared all the codes and hooked battery cables together.Test drove and the only codes that came back had to do with th...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L unknown VIN: WDDNG71X77
Thanks to all for any help. I try to avoid these cars, but this family are regular customers and are trying to save thier son some money (shouldn't have let him buy this car in the first place, I know). Car was taken to local dealer for diagnostic on intermitt...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Starting VIN: 3VWDF71K05
We rebuilt the transmission in this car and now the starter turns as if the timing belt is broken or something to do with no compression car started fine before does anyone know if there is some kind of reset that has to be performed to enable this thing to st...
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1998 Volvo V70 R 2.3L evap small leak VIN: YV1LW5241W
Hello thks for taking the time to read my post Car came in with a code P0442 found the pruge solenoid leaking so I replace it Drove it again code came back Okkk recheck the sys again all good no leaks i smoke it real good to The only thing I could see is shut ...
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1999 Volvo C70 2.4L Drivers window VIN: YV1NC56D7X
Greetings All, I have a divers window on this Volvo that is defying all of my efforts to get it to work with the switch. All of the other windows work normally, and when i measured the voltage output of the switch they are about the same, appx8 volts to lower...
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2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L cylinder head VIN: YV1CZ85205
So finally I'm replacing the counter shaft bearings due to failures. have not needed any special tools however did opt to replace the counter shaft cover rear facing 8 mm. safety toque cap bolt with a similar length bolt with a 10 mm. head so i could get under...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L No Crank VIN: WBAAZ33473
Again I would like to thank everybody who took time to help with this vehicle. I ended up with a launch scanner, and it was showing the same info in the pids as the modius. I installed the new ews module and used the modus to resyc ews to dme. This time it...
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2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L driveline VIN: WBAEP33484
Hi: Customer has not returned with the vehicle. I think the next step is to take a very close look at the motor mounts, We have checked everything else recommended by the techs on the help request. The thought is that the mounts are weak and on hard accelerati...
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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L asembly orientation VIN: WBAEV33415
thanks to Harry the realoem web site had the pictures we needed.
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1997 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Crank no start VIN: SAJPX1141V
I checked the fuel quality and found it to be bad. Drained fuel tank and filled with premium gas - engine started and performed normally.
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMF11474
Those that said cracks in the exhaust were right on. After the cat and O2's were installed it only took maybe 3 miles to sete code so I used some big sockets to restrict the exhaust flow and could finally hear the leak with my stethoscope! Welded up 2 tiny cra... Trouble codes: P1173 (downstream fuel trim malfunction bank2 front sensor aged rear adaption too lean/rich).
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