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1984 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: ZARBA5411E
Car was towed in .checked for fuel in tank (thought gas gague maybe malfuctioning added 1 gallon of gas just in case. Has fuel pressure and volume . Put noid light on injecter found it to light up on crank cycle but it won"t blink . I can"t find any wiring inf...
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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAEV534X2
Hello fellow techs, This BMW was towed in as a no start.The customer stated that the car was ran on a 6 hour road trip and parked for 1.5 weeks.When they tried to start it,it would not start. As soon as we enguaged the starter the tell tale sound of no compres...
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2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Battery VIN: WBXPC93487
Battery goes dead about once every 3 weeks. The battery has been replaced numerous times during the history of this problem. Our testing of current draw found it will vary between 43ma and 396ma. Have not been able to isolate the affected circuit. Saw in a Ide...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L Starting VIN: WDBSK74F43
Car came in with code p410 check the car found the air pump is bad, install new air pump from the dealer,test the air pump with SDS scan tool, its fine but the pump wont shut off even if i commanded with the scan tool, shut the key off & remove it from the ign...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L auxiliary battery warning VIN: WDBUF82J74
Battery warning light on, 1 code in Battery control module, B1091/9091 the contact of component K57/2 auxiliary battery relay, doesmnot open or the fuse upstream of the contact is defective. load tested both batteries & passed. checked fuses ok, activated K57/...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L battery VIN: YS3DF78K23
Customer complaint of battery going dead after several days storage, Key removed. Also when battery was put on charger, radio came on with key still out of ignition switch. We experienced this several times after removing the key the radio would continue to op...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L abs VIN: WVWPD63B74
Hi Group This car has 2 ABS faults that will not go away, 01435 brake pressure sensor g201, and 00290 left rear wheel speed sensor. I installed a new wheel speed sensor and fault immediately returned. When i run an output test with vagcom I see speed readings...
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C47
This Vehicle came in for timing belt, a/c compressor, and vacuum pump. Vehicle already had check engine light on for P0171. Performed services and smoke tested. Found no vacuum leaks. Checked MAF readings and they are reading correctly, even swapped in a new M... Trouble codes: P0171
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2009 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRW31C09
This car came to us was running bad found codes p2251-1176-0130-0135 all for bank one sensor one o2 sensor lopes at idle like vacune leak replaced pcv valve still not working ck all fuses ok some times runs ok look at scan tool look at volts jumps looks ok loo... Trouble codes: P2251 (p1176-), P1176 (p0130-), P0130 (p0135-), P0135
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2013 Mercedes-Benz CL550 4Matic 4.6L ride VIN: WDDLJPBB0D
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP FOUND THAT THE SHEETMETLE ARM WAS LITTLE BENT ABOUT 1/8 INCH FROM RIGHT SIDE BENT BACK THEN WAS OK THANK YOU
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2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WMWMF73508
First of all thankyou for all the help. We checked the turbo and it was ok.When we removed the charge air pipe where the MAP sensor is located there was a puddle of oil. We cleaned oil out of the intercooler and all the charge air pipes we replaced the valve c... Trouble codes: 2884 (charge air pressure control deviatiuon).
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2009 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1MS38239
First of all I would like to thank, Mike, Jim, Avinash, and Boyd for your suggestions and help. Boyd's suggestion on the ECM mismatch, along with the fact that we figured out the wiring diagram actually matched an 05 instead of an 09 Volvo. I should have found...
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