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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABF4324R
Hello BMW Techs This car was towed in because it has a no start condition, we check the DME to see if any water came into the E box, but it was dry and no traces of any water entering previously. At this point we have no spark and no power to the fuel pump, en...
2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAFB3340Y
Doing a check list on this BMW and see green coolant coming from between the engine and trans. I can't see the back of the motor vary well but it doesn't look like the water outlet between the heads is the leak. I see no TSB's in Alldata on this. I am wonderin...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Stall VIN: 5UXFA53503
Hi everybody, i have this X5 3.0L that is very slow on take off but when it moves it goes well only on take off it stalls, check for codes and found one camshaft sensor, is it possible to be the camshaft sensor or the air flow meter. Please any help will be ap...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: SAJDA01CXY
please some help Jag techs out there: this s type came in with a trans fault light on. we were only able to scan it with generic obd: and found one code: p095 pressure control solenoid "C". also the car won't shift to 4th gear. we serviced the trans, and dropp...
2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA14C7Y
pushed back iin shop now starts- drive out after 4 hours no start again- found power on ignition coils and injectors but no signal from computer- test power and grouds at computer- all tested ok- crank and cam signals ok - again cranks over so i don;t thing i ...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBAB53A8E
Hi,thanks for reading this- I've been struggling with this Benz for about 9 months now- When I first got this car, it was sluggish from a start and would only get 27mpg tops- (We have a rusty old '83 300SD that we use around town for the shop, and it's heavier...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C9Y
I have this 1.8 APH beetle that intermittently set two codes simultaneously and I'm wondering why they would be related. P1557; charge pressure postitive deviation and P0139; rear 02 sensor slow response. The vehicle came in about a month ago after the custome...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L door locks VIN: 3VWSK69M83
My VW guru's this vehicle came to us with a bad battery. Customer had to jump start to get in and we replaced the battery while keeping the system alive with an aux power supply.Every thing went well and we sent them on there way.Nothing had to be reset!!! Cus...

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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Surge VIN: WAUKC68D51
Whew! This one is fixed! Here's what I found. The Wastegate bypass valve was PARTIALLY restricted. I originally passed over this valve after testing and passing it. When actuated the valve would hold vacuum and the release it when deactivated. After bypassing ...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L speedo and tran VIN: WBNAGJ8324
taped off sun roof- windshield and front vent system- found noise coming from vent- removed and addeed foom tape to housing- noise gone- checked driveshaft midshio bearing ok
1986 Porsche 944 2.5L blend door VIN: WP0AA0943G
no useful or correct info recieved. I will be getting the car back and will fabricate the part for the customer. thanks for trying.
1994 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L abs VIN: WVWEF4503R
We located the relays and fuses (unfortunately before john from Fl. told us),they were above the steering column attatched to the underside of the dash. We had to cut some zip tyes and pull the whole harness down to diagnose. We had a bad fuse that showed sign...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M22
Thanks to all of you that replied. I replaced the injection pump with a vw reman. The pump is about half as loud as the old one and the engine starts right up every time. As for the problem glow plug, it still functions properly so we're going to leave it be f...
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L reverse VIN: YV1LW5521R
Thanks for taking time to give me your input on this one. I kind of figured it needed to be replaced but i needed some reasurance. After hehawing around about a used one,rebuilt, or whatever ,he went with a factory rebuilt unit. I can sleep tonight. He drove t...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2555Y
Thank you to all who responded and especially Adam, the information was very insightful. This car remains to be repaired since the customer did not want to go to the next level of investigations. Through VIDA we were able to run a test on the CVVT unit (exhaus... Trouble codes: ECM25, ECM60, ECM14.
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