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1995 BMW 320i 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, no check engine lite VIN: WBACB2324S
this beamer is driving me crazy! it runs great for 10 km or so then suddenly it starts to hesitate you can even feel it at cruise. When you stop and accell again it fel like the cat is plugged!! i checked the cat it is working and the exhaust back press. is le...
1995 BMW 530i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBAHE2322S
Need help from bmw guru's. This 1995 bmw 530i with code 10 and 65, scan with generic tester, check my mod, no information on this model only. The vehicle is tow in and this vehicle stalls while idling and stalls intermittenly between every 5 to 10 minutes and ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L shifting VIN: 4JGAB54E2X
Mercedes Guru's, we have a ML320 that goes into limp mode.No shift,max speed 40-45 mph,max RPM @4000 rpm. Only the CHECK ENGINE light is on. This is an intermitent problem(comes and goes with no warning).Trans codes are 137 and 41(both codes go together and ar...
1967 Other European SILVER SHADO 6.23L leaking pump VIN: 000SRX3472
Vehicle has tandem fuel pumps. Customer has a parts car - same year - VIN SRH3684 - that appears to have a single pump. It appears that minor plumbing and wiring mods will allow the single pump to be mounted on the dual-pump vehicle. Will this work out ok or a...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Electrical VIN: WPOCA2990X
Vehicle came in with a DEAD Battery, Front Hood and Rear Eng compartment are electronic to open...Im pretty sure the battery is located in front.. BUT...How does one open elecrtronically when there is no Battery voltage?
1988 Saab 900 2.0L No Start VIN: Y53A546D9J
Car is crank no start. Car seems to have 2 problems related to the fuel system. First the ecm will not ground the fuel pump relay. I understand that this is a common problem. Also when I ground the relay for the ecm the fuel pump runs but does not deliver any ...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWBF61C9W
Got a new bug here that customer states it will crank but not start intermitently, of course the problem can not be duplicated here (normal) she states that when the problem occurs they have push started it (?!) I have a VAG-COM and there are no codes stored. ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1994 BMW 318is 1.8L Unknown VIN: WBABE5320R
well guys i guess you never stop learning in this bussiness it ended up beign a bad slave cylinder even if no fliud was leaking from anywhere i guess it has some kind of internal leak thanks again for all the responces ,
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L fluid level VIN: WDBGAS1E1S
the proper way to fill this is to have it fill prior to starting and it should be leaking out of the fill plug on the driver's side at around 80f. dextron 111 is the correct fluid
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADR6346Y
Well guys the values stood pretty much exactly where they were after replacing the mass air sensor. They varied slighty + - .10. No faults ever set after driving the car over 100 miles. Thanks to all who replied, especially dana [...]. However it is still uncle... Trouble codes: 26 (multiplicative mixture adaptation limit reached bank one).
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L shift? VIN: SAJKN6249W
We removed transmission installed rebuilt unit car left running just fine no slipping.Thanks to those that replied to my post.Steve
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1248Y
thanks for all the help. the connector for the crank sensor wasnt completly plugged in. truck starts fine now
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cylinder Head VIN: WDBEA32E2R
we are still working on this vehicle. since the occurence of the failure was so sudden, one moment the car was perfectly okay, the next it was started the problem occurred. as we learn more, we would be willing to share the information with all members.
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3VWRC81H9S
Thanks for all the help. The problem was a broken key on the back of the crank timing pulley. Missed this due to no outside svidence as to the problem, since the timing marks are on the flywheel. Just overlooked this due to other problem taht were on vehicle. ...
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