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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L engine VIN: WBAGH62020
Hey BMW Tech's this vehicle is actually a 735il not a 740 as listed. this vehicle has a dry bearing noise coming from the engine oil pump area. It only happens when the vehicle has warmed up and there is no loss of engine oil pressure. When it first came in I ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Warning Message VIN: WDBNG75J02
If a MBZ tech could tell me how to clear the low brake pad message from the message display. Can you do it manually or do you need a scan tool? I have a Snapon scanner with the MBZ cartridge, but no info.

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1999 Mercedes-Benz A170cdi 1700CC No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDB1680061
Basically this car was a total timewaist and from now on I will stick to what I know best - VW. Back to the car - I have changed the solenoid for rail pressure - no result. Changed boost pressure control valve - at least the turbo works properly now. Substitut... Trouble codes: P0207, H0201, P0205, P1470.
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWBC21V31
well i got a lot of useful information for this vehicle and found out that the is not going to get much better mileage than it is getting at 22 mpg customer is a little disappointed the dealer selling the vehicle told him a little different i replaced plugs as...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Trans shifter VIN: WVWPD63BX3
many thanks to all especially Ron,Alex,David,Joe Mark and John for taking time to respond to me and to all the other people that did but didn't leave a name or return address thank-you.Everybody suggested the brake light switch and/or transpoder also a bad bul...
1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5711R
One of our 2 problem 850s returned for an evening of messing. It's now been out for 8 days without further trouble. We eliminated the body side connectors by soldering the 4 wires and heat shrinking the connections. We carefully removed both knock sensors, cle... Trouble codes: 143.
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