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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L convertible top VIN: WBABJ6321S
Purchased the car from a customer due to mice eating wiring under the dash/hood. I repaired all wiring I could find that was damaged.Vehicle now ran and all functioned except the convertible top, interior lights and climate system-stuck on heat lights flashing...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L convertible VIN: WDBLK70G21
2001 mercedes clk 430 cabriolet top inop scanned & got code b1650 limit switch implausable have checked fuses & relays parcel cover microswitch & trouble areas such as wiring at right storage lid hinge bowden cables broken but im holding roof up @ front over a...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Pulls right VIN: WDBTJ75J94
Installed front alignment bolts into all 4 lower control arms. This got my camber back into spec. Drifts/pulls right. I have swapped tires all around and reset the steering angle sensor. Have rechecked the alignment again. Numbers are all in spec and very clos...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AC29P04
This abused thing came in with mil light on.Fault P2403(evap system leak detection pump sense circuit/open.Used smoke machine to look for leaks, ended up replacing shut off valve on the intake manifold(wasn't holding vacuum).Fault comes back when I run the sho...
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1995 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CH65R1S
This vehicle was towed to our shop with a no start condition. There is no fuel pressure and no power to the pump. When I jump relay 102 behind the glovebox the fuel pump runs but does not build any pressure. So I know it needs a fuel pump, or the customer inst... Trouble codes: 2 (map sensor), 6 (oxygen sensor)
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JS8313R
The vehicle came in with a leaking radiator and the MIL on. I retrieved DTC's 231 and 221. I smoke tested the intake manifold - found and repaired a leak at IAC hose to intake man., resealed the dipstick tube, and replaced air cleaner duct clamp at the throttl... Trouble codes: 231 (Adaptive fuel trim too lean or rich in part load range), 221 (Adaptive fuel trim too lean in part load range), 113 (Fuel trim too lean/rich)
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L noise VIN: YV1TS90D4X
This is a weird noise issue we are having, sounds like a exhaust gurgle through the a/c vents on pass side of vehicle is were noise is heard most, when you get out of vehicle it is not as loud but can still hear it almost like the dash is amplifying the noise ...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L system pressures VIN: WAUED28D4X
Turns out my assistant failed to notice that the electric fan was not spinning. Alldata was confused as they say the fan control module this 2.8L car has was only used on 4.2L models with dual electric fans. The fan motor was bad and I couldn't find a listin...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Will not run monitor VIN: WDBRF64J51
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP I GOT THE O2 MONITOR PASS BY REPLACING A BLOWN FUSE #47 FOR FRONT CGRT LIGHTER INSIDE THE FRONT SAM FUSE BOX LFT SIDE UNDER HOOD.AND BRAKE LIGHT SWICH WICH HAD A CODE IN BAS SYSTEM AS DEFFECTIVE.NOWING THAT I RECOMEND CK ALL FUSES AND E...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Cruise Control VIN: WDBRF40J24
Thanks for the help everyone. The replies referring to the clutch switch were correct BUT what I didn't know was that there are TWO switches that activate off of the clutch pedal assembly, one activates when the clutch pedal is out and one that activates when...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG 5.5L No Start VIN: WDDDJ76X46
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES, WE HAD JUST REPLACED FUEL PUMPS SIX MONTHS AGO, BUT STILL CHECKED FOR EXCESSIVE DRAW. ALL OK. REPLACED HARNESS END AND NEW RELAY., SENT THEM ON THEIR WAY.
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1995 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF75N3S
I replaced the rf abs sensor and so far so good, I appreciate the replies with good explanations, save a lot of time & guess work. Trouble codes: P0500.
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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L starting VIN: YS3FD79Y96
Since this vehicle has a complex start enable system, and we do not have the appropriate diagnostic equipment we recommended she take it to a dealer, IF SHE CAN FIND ONE... Because this is a regular customer, when it IS fixed, I'll post what was found.. THANKS...
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L wrong trans fluid VIN: YV1VS29562
Thanks for all the replies- the torque converter was not fully engaged into the pump: should be 14 mm deep into the bell housing, but was flush with the bell housing when we took the trans out. Put a used tranny in, drove it 60 miles, all is ok. some interesti...
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