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1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Quadrifoglio 2.0L No Start VIN: ZARBA5564H
Help Alfa Techs! This spider will crank and not start for several attempts- we have no injector and coil pulse and no tachometer operation while cranking. After several attempts the tac starts to move and then the engine starts. We primarily need a wiring diag...
1997 BMW 318is 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABE7322V
This vehicle came in after failing state inspection due to CEL on. Had codes P0340, P1423 & P0451, stored in computer memory. Replaced vacuum hoses for the P1423 & replaced cam sensor for the P0340. Code P0451 returns on second road test. According to my infor... Trouble codes: P0451 (Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor), P0340 (Cam Sensor), P1423 (Air Injection System)
2008 BMW 528xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: WBANV13518
Techs, While reviewing data on our Autologic, I noticed that in the DME, P0335 code data/information listed states: Standard Fuse Protection CAS Fault, Standard Fuse Protection DME 1 Fault I have inspected all fuses in UHJB and TRUNK and all are O.K. Am lookin... Trouble codes: P1727 (51A6 Trans. Engine Signal), P0335 (2A94 Engine/DME Crankshaft Sensor Signal)
1991 Lamborghini Diablo 5.7L Compressor VIN: ZA9DU07PXM
Hi Guys We have a 91 Diablo that is sold and needs to be delivered tomorrow. The a/c compressor will run for a minute when Low temp is selected then kicks off and doesn't come back on. The compressor will operate all the time if defrost is selected, so the hig...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Front Air Springs VIN: SALMF15488
Like most people, I have this Range Rover that I can't seem to figure out. The front suspension is stuck in the fully extended, up, position. I am getting constant codes C1A13 and C1A36. I go to the rear of the truck in the spare tire well where the pump i...
2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L tpms VIN: SALSF25469
I was told that there is a up date to reprogram the computer for this problem.L.R web site lists a adapter to allow you to use a j box. does any one know if you can still use you ids with there program to do this . this is the first L.R. i have looked in to pr...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Makes a noise VIN: WDBBA48D2J
Ok. I have this Benz that makes a noise that sounds very similar to the noise that any car makes if you are sitting at a stop and you gently release the brake pedal. You can kind of get a groaning noise from the brakes if you try that. However, on this Benz it...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRB81H0V
Ok, I'm pulling whats left of my hair out on this one. This is one of mine and heading to auction if it gets too involved. It has the p1451 secondary air short to ground code. Alldata is of no assistance and my modis does not have a troubleshooter for this car... Trouble codes: P1451

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1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0L Spark VIN: ZARBA5418F
Hi I want to thank everyone who replied I installed 2 crank sensors and fuel pump all is good
2010 Jaguar XF Supercharged 5.0L Unknown VIN: SAJWA0HEXA
Thanks guys- we are letting this one go to the dealer! It's hard to justify a grand in special tools when we may never see another one for this job! Greg and crew
1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SDL 3.4L Rotors VIN: WDBCB35E9M
My fix is that I installed a new set of MB dealer front brake pads! As explained in the post the vehicle has to be driven a fair amount of miles before the customer complained but I feel very certain that Michael from Indiana has offered up an actual fix perta...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Low power VIN: WMWMF33547
Looked like the valve timing was off.I was willing to buy tools to check it but the customer wasn't ready to do the job if needed. Car is parked up for now.I will update post if she returns Trouble codes: 283D.
2004 Volvo S80 2.5T AWD 2.5L Lighting VIN: YV1TH59H54
A Big Thank You to all that replied to my question..Looks like the body shop will have to pony up on this one..$$$ Dave
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