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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAGD8324R
Car came in with rough idle. Smoked intake, found throttle housing gasket leaking. Pulled intake, replaced PCV plate, and completely resealed intake. All gaskets replaced. With intake off, I hooked up Motorvac machine to activate injectors. Some of them had a ...
2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L key w remote VIN: WBAFB3342Y
dear bmw friends, we ordered a new key with remote control from bmw. does anybody know how to code the remote control to the car. (key is working and car starts with that key, e.g. no problems with ews chip!) we just never had/did a coding of a bmw remote co...
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L compressor VIN: WBABN334X1
A/c compressor will not function with out battery voltage being applied with a jumper. I am told all other functions are okay including the a/c fan but compressor will only come on when its jumpered and then it cools just fine. I did a diagnostic test using la...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L starter VIN: WDBDA28D8N
I have mitchel and all data, and neither gives a wiring diagram that includes a clutch switch. There has to be a clutch interuptor switch in the wiring diagram, but I have found nothing. I have tried to jumper the clutch interuptor connection at the switch, bu...
2003 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Accessories VIN: WP1AB29P24
Hi, techs: After battery replacement the message "PORSCHE - PROTECTION" appears on CD23 radio screen. No fault code found in radio system. Should I input any code into radio? How can I get that code? thank you for help. ps. The radio is small size not a lar...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L water pump VIN: WVWMA63B7X
i am doing this post to see if any of you vw techs out there have any tricks to getting the vw into service mode and if any of you have any tricks to getting this water pump out of my shop a little quicker my customer wants it by monday any help would be apppe...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B9Y
help? ithink that i covered all bases. i have swapped injectors, injector wiring, new coils & plugs & swapped holes with each,put new fuel in tank,and all listed before. this car has a miss on #1. what am i missing? any help would be appreciated, and if we mee... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L cluster VIN: XC79623434
problem was in the CAN system, the voltage on the low CAN wire was shorting to another wire just above the abs unit damage from a previous wreck. the problem was found by measureing the CAN voltage on both the high and low line the voltage shoud be around 2.5 ...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Differential VIN: WP1AB29P24
Hi, as Mr. Greg instruction I took the car to near dealer. They seem having many experience on this case. Several days latter I heard the problem was resolved.
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWVB81H7V
Thanks to everyone. turns out, there is a problem with the new crank sensor. pulled it out, noticed the face was chewd off. Inspected the gear on the crank...looked normal, then I noticed how much end-play there was in the crank. then I remembered how wonderfu...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWWB81H8V
After Getting several replys of check for Bosch Platinum Plugs(almost always the first thing I do), Check the Cat.( Already checked), Check coolant temp sensor (checked), Check TPS (checked), and replace the MAF sensor, I decided to try some cheaper things fir...
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