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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L Warning Buzzer for Lights VIN: WBACA4316P
I am looking for information on the warning buzzer for the lighting system. This is the buzzer that sounds when the Lights are left on and Key is removed from the Tumbler. What I do know is that this buzzer is in the Cluster itself. This is not the "GONG". Wha...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAHD6329S
Hello, Thanks to everyone who supports the iATN. Hope the Christmas holiday was restful and a welcome intermission from our day to day. Fellow pulled this vehicle 30 miles to us on a chain. So said that last week, he had a transmission installed. First Unit ...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L ews VIN: BMW4562654
customer shows up with new key for his car that he got from the dealer, I programed the keyless entery then got out the scanner for programming the EWS. pushed go button nothing happens is there somthing that I am missing??? like having door shut, standing on ...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L idles rough VIN: SAJNV4842K
After the heads were removed and replaced to renew the valves, the engine was brought to as high a state of tune as possible. New spark plugs, cap, rotor and plug wires were installed. The engine was smoke tested for vacuum leaks even before the 1st start-up a...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Long Crank To Start VIN: WDBCA25D9K
Hi Group, I'm having little problem with this 300 sel, it's hard to start cold or hot, long cranking.The car runs well idles good, but as soon it sits for 15 minutes or longer, it takes two try of extended cranking to fire up.I replaced the eng.temp sensor it ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E230 2.3L Target Gear VIN: WDB2100371
Hi everybody, i have this E230 with electronic 5 speed transmission shifting problem, when i reset the fault the car will behave strange will not shift and sometimes like it's on neutral after will go to emergency running, checked for codes and found 2 code 55...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M11
was told by dealer maf sensors are changed on a regular basis, every oil change...suspect possible programming issue with pcm. cold wet weather here for most of the winter, mil issue started back in september, intermitant, always fuel related, too lean, too ri... Trouble codes: P0172

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: W9UCB88D3V
Thanks, to all they replied about the problem. what i did was to perform a decarbon on the intake valves. i added a can of bg 44k fuel treatment to the fuel tank. i removed the Bosch plugs and installed ngk spark plugs. I recommended to the customer to use a l...
1996 BMW 328is 2.8L valve train VIN: WBABG1320T
hi everyone, Pat here (I work at brians) well i pulled the valve cover on the beemeer upon visual inspect i found nothing unusual until i decided to start checking torque on a few things got to the third exhaust cam cap, finger tight at best, torqued it to spe...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNV4842K
Most of the replies suggested the signal to the EFI ECU from the ignition ECU containing engine speed data was absent. I circuit checked all the wires in the harness and all had continuity. I settled on the speed sensor at the rear of the engine (the same part...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L abs VIN: SAJHY1749M
To all who replied, I thank all off you and wish you a happy new year. My tech that was working on the jag assumed that the 2 30 amp fuses in the fuse box were for the abs.the abs fuses are behind the box at the fire wall in the drivers foot well, we had 1 blo...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Specail Info Request VIN: SALTY1247Y
Immediately, I ordered Air Mail from England the 3 possible CDs that may have covered this vehicle. They have yet to arrive as of this posting. This traveler was going to be AWOL from the Army if he did not leave nearly immediately. Had had 1 extension pas...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: AJGAB72E7X
Hey Gang, Thanx for all the input, especially to Nathan [...] for guiding me in the right general direction. The dierct fit, replacement 'BOSCH' O2 sensors where indeed the culprits. The heater resistance on those replacements units ... Trouble codes: P0141 (Bank 1 Sensor 2 O2 heater circuit), P0161 (Bank 2 Sensor 2 O2 heater circuit).
1985 Volkswagen Golf 1.6L Alternator belt VIN: 1VWEG0178F
We replaced the alternator pulley with a new dealer unit, but the customer did not want to go any further.
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGD21J51
Thanks to everyone that answered...all said it was a bad mass air flow sensor and that's what it was, thank you one and all.
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