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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L 5th gear VIN: WBAAM5331X
Hello guys, This bmw goes into limp mode (not always) in 5th gear. Code 55 comes up (5th ratio) and code 149 (can wheel speed)has comes up, but not always with 55. There is a TSB for updated valve body, but only if code 50-55 come up alone. The customer and I ...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8342Y
I have performed smoke test on intake system, first time engine was at ambient temp; second time engine at operating temp. No leaks were found. Code cleared vehicle returned to customer and after driving 200 miles the code set again. No complaints with perform... Trouble codes: 026 (Mixture adaption limit reached bank 1 system lean)
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L temerature at idle VIN: WDBEA30D3G
Group, This E300 temp creeps up to 120 celcius if in traffic (with ac off), or at idle and AC is off. Aux fan fuse was blown, and now it does not run hot when AC is on (aux now working). The aux fan will work if the AC is on, and works, but not with the torna...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54EX1
Vehicle came in with misfire code for cylinder #4. Customer stated she could feel the car "cut out". Only did it one time. We could not duplicate on road tests. Customer opted for us to replace spark plugs and let her drive it again. ran ok for two weeks then ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L starter VIN: 3VWRF29M8Y
After shutting the car off customer said car would not restart ,said it acted like a bad starter he tapped starter with a hammer but still no start, he kept trying to crank it to the point that the starter began smoking, so he had it towed to our shop. We repl...
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L engine VIN: YV1KS9608W
this vehicle came in with a complaint of a vibration at about 20 mph.customer thought they had a tire problem because it feels like it has severly chopped up tires, but only at 18 to 22 mph.after that speed it is smooth. a test drive confirmed that complaint ,...

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