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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEV134X2
This vehicle ls a 2002 320i. Car stalled while driving and was towed in. The customer said the oil light had been coming on.We found only one litre of oil left in engine.Turns out our apprentice left the filter loose. We coudn't find any metal bits in the oil,... Trouble codes: 106 (cotrol vanospositionexhaust camshaft), 105 (controlinletcamshaft)
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2986Y
Thanks in advance guys, This vehicle has a P0453 evap pressure sensor signal high. We used the wiring diagram out of alldata to see what we actually had. While checking the three wires going to the fuel tank pressure sensor, this is what we found. With the KOE... Trouble codes: P0453

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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L cam seal VIN: WAUBA24B2X
The answer to my question was to call BAUM Tool for what I needed.I overlooked the tools on the Baum website. They have what we need and I handed the info over to the bossman as we are quoting a t-belt job with seals. Also I should have tried the Tools and Equ...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L locks & windows VIN: WBAGH8345Y
I would like to thank those that replied to my request. One member hit the nail on the head. I disconnected the door wiring harness at the A pillar and found major corrosion. Replaced the door harness and still had a problem. After reinspecting the harness con...
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L No Start VIN: YS3ED59Z52
We replaced the battery(for slow cranking) and the crankshaft sensor(for the no tach and injector pulse). It started okay to me and the symptoms appeared to have gone.Vehicle is back with the customer for several weeks. This Saab does not seem to fall into the...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L dome light VIN: 3VWDD21C1Y
tHANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. The fix was the amplifier. the accesory wore was connected to 86S, a yellow and red wire. It was well hidden in the steering column wiring harness. I guess something in the amp was shorted as that was an input to the amp, not an ou...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B9Y
sorry for the delay. this car left not fixed due to customer not wanting to pull cyl head to explore. someone said to check cam lobes-appeared to be ok, no measurement. someone else said to check for bent valve-customer ran out of exploritory money. these appe... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301.
1976 Volvo 242 2.1L Clutch VIN: VC24545E10
After the new fork didn't fix it,I figured it's got to be either the flywheel or the new pressure plate is defective. Tore down again.Took flywheel runout and checked for flatness,was perfect. Made a cardboard cutout of the distance from flywheel surface to en...
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV1LS55471
I recieved 7 replies and I didnt fix it,didnt want to buy a computer, so I told the customer he would have to take it to the dealer who should have fixed it right the first time. After all my testing I figured computer or the MAF they put on was bad. It's been...
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