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Re: EWS problem?!?!? (archive)

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Posted by dbruce on June 15, 2000 at 19:51:51:

In Reply to: EWS problem?!?!? posted by agl on June 15, 2000 at 19:16:58:

First off, only a home mechanic indiscriminately replaces parts. Any shop worth a dime can test the alternator and battery to see if they are working correctly.

I would have them reimburse you for the alternator and battery. You may have to pay for the labor but that should be all.

I would then take the car to a reputable dealer and have them repair it.

: Hi guys, I posted earlier that my car stalled on the freeway... well its at a shop... they replaced the battery, alternator and it was working fine... but then it stalled again. They are telling me its something called a EWS that might be the culprit, they are also telling me that there computer came up with a vanos error... he said it was making a "weird noise up front"... i am wondering if this is the oil starvation thing... you know add an extra quart and its all good... but i dont know, any insight would really help. Thanks in advance

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