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1988 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L injectors/ ecu VIN: SAJNA3847J
This car was towed into us the other day not running. Has good spark and fuel pressure but is not getting injector pulse. Can't find much testing in alldata for this system. It has vacuum to the ECU and line is not blocked . Scoped IGN amplifier with tac and E...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Lighting VIN: WDBNG70J52
Car came in with brake light stays on, install new brake light switch & no luck, there's no power going to the blue/black wire at the brake light switch, all fuses are goog, suspect rear SAM Module & that did not solve it,,,any help will be greatly appreciated
2010 Mercedes-Benz R350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L Check engine light VIN: 4JGCB2FB1A
Check engine light comes on. Codes 16F6-00 and 16f7-00 both say ignore fault, codes as I'm researching have to do with diesel emission fluid or system. I added 2 gallons of bluetec fluid to tank because was almost empty. Codes still return. I have found that t...
1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3DF58N9V
Hi guys thanks in advance for any help you can offer. This vehicle is hard to start then once started it will idle in drive but as soon has it is put into reverse it dies. I have checked for vacuum leaks none found fuel pressure okay. The intake vacuum is only... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE69M23
This is my brothers car dead in his driveway. I'm working on my own now, no alldata or anything like that, just a Haynes manual and my SnapOn Scanner and Vantage that goes up to 2000, not 2003. Car has a charged batt. healthy sounding crank, but no start. Spra... Trouble codes: P0705, P0864
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L Eng Temp VIN: 9BWGR61J34
HI EVERY ONE , have a 2004 golf tdi that will not heat up after t-belt w/pump replacement - engine will not come up to temp & stay there, replaced thermostat thinking it was stuck open but same problem. on hard long drive temp came up but dropped as soon as yo...

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2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on, air pump won't run VIN: WBAEU33495
Well the customer decided to go and trade this in, given the cost of the repairs. I did check the pid for the MAF, and it was giving an acceptable reading whenever I activated the air pump. At this point we condemned the DME ($1600 for the part alone). Cust... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection low flow).
2008 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Battery VIN: 5UXFE83568
First I replaced the AGM battery with a new Exide AGM. . I did a battery rest procedure here, and sent it to another shop to do the battery registration... which I'm not sure is different than a reset. But the alternator would then start charging... at times....
2007 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG 6.0L water in oil VIN: WDDNG79X27
Most all agree that this is normal. I believe this to be the case with this car also.The remedy is to drive longer trips fully warmed up. I have never seen this before, and its probably because i live in the desert. When this happened, we were having some fre...
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