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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Starter VIN: WBAHD6320S
We have a 95 BMW 525i that starts in all gears. We have replaced the neutral saftey switch with no change. Everything is original, no aftermarket alarms or remote starter, no signs of cut wires. Any ideas?
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 3VWSE29M8X
Hey drive techs.. This Jetta VR6 came to me after seeing many repair shops with little work done. The car has been in a collision before and had a poor attempt of an aftermarket radio installed which was corrected with a factory unit. Occasionally the EPC l... Trouble codes: P0420, P1142, P1545
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBK21C71
good evening: this new bug is giving me fits. the car came in about 3 months ago, and had a throttle body alignment that would not stay aligned. it alos had the epc light on, with the pedal code. we replaced the throttle body, and reset the computer. it worke... Trouble codes: 16610 (pedal sensor), 18554 (not sure of this code has something to do with the pedal), 16725 (cam positon sensor), 16705 (engine speed sensor)
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VW4827OY1
Car came in w/ mil on. Pulled code 1128. Checked for vac leaks, non found. Fuel pressure ok. New fuel filter. Ohmed all injectors and did balance test as well. Injectors tested out o.k. Scanner shows long term fuel trim is at + 23-25. I believe at 25 it is max... Trouble codes: 1128 (bank one lean excessive)

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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGC83A5T
Once again, Thanks to everyone that helped fix this vehicle!! I cant believe I didnt go to this right away but it ended up to be a fuel pump relay. I normally am not one to throw parts at a vehicle but this time i did, mostly because of haste. We took the rela... Trouble codes: P1125 (1 Fuel injector short to ground).
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