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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAFB31071
i do not work on bmw but this is a friend cars and he asked to help onthis car. this cars smokes like hell but it does not misses, it has power. engine oil is new, all oil and fluids are ok. it does not overheat. if someone knows about his problem on this car ...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Compressor Reading VIN: WDBCA35D4H
This is my dads car. Condensor was punctured by horn bracket. replaced condensor. ac was working fine before condensor got punctured. replaced condensor charged ac with r134 (already converted) 80% charge of r12. compressor was not engaging. replaced k-relay. ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Vent control VIN: WDBGAEXNA0
We have a 1992 MBZ 500sel that after driving for a short period that outer vent would be cold and the center vents get hot. We look at alldata for diagnostic trouble code retrieval, but on the test preparation #5, it does not make any sense. Please, can someon...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Unknown VIN: WEF45GBHY6
greetings once again to all benz techs, i have this ml320 kicking my butt. vehicle comes in with no ac, hook the guages up and see that the system is full of freon. of course i check the fuses and relays that are in the engine compartment fuse/relay box. i the...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L air conditioning VIN: YS3DF55K22
ac inop compliant, initial checks found low static pressure and system would not engage ac compressor or radiator/condensor cooling fan. recovered system and only got 5 oz of r134 and no oil during recovery, evacuated system and found both service ports leakin...
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1KS9609W
Alright guru's I need some help with this one. What I have is a 98 S90 Volvo, Motronic 4.4, COP Ignition, I have exhuasted everything I can think about. The problem is has a misfire or hesitation/stumble, may last 3 seconds or maybe 30 seconds. It ONLY happen...

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1988 BMW 735i 3.5L IC Language VIN: WBAGB3314J
Thanks to all that replied. The correct procedure is to switch the ignition to position 1 and then hold down the right side button on the face of the instrument cluster. After 10 seconds or so it will change language. Hold the button down until it reads the la...
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L wheels VIN: WBAGH8336X
Most of you were right on the money. I have found the power steering fluids mixed with brake fluids and has two layers in the master cylinder. I relpaced the master cylinder and flushed the brake fluids completely. Lucky enough that the rest of the components ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L 2nd engine braking VIN: WDBGA33E3T
Found missing retainer in valve body cleaner R&R valve body installed missing retainer all is working well
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M41
Well, this one is out the door. The injection pump was creating all that noise. It was relatively easy to replace. The hardest part for me was adjusting the timing belt and bleeding the pump. I used a hand held vacuum pump to suck diesel fuel from the tank the... Trouble codes: 17656 (Cold Start Injector Control Difference).
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