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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAHD6324S
We are working on a 1995 BMW 525I.We just finished replacing the engine wih a used engine due to the original engine knocking and having a blown head gasket. The original engine ran and we had the battery unhooked for a week during the repair.The relacement en...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L fan clutch VIN: WDBGA51E9T
This is the first water pump I have attempted to replace. It seems straight forward , if I can get the fan clutch off.HOW do you remove this without the tool? If I must have the tool where can I get one quick? Thanks for your help.Nasser
1998 Volvo V70 R 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5242W
Alldata is not too clear on this code or diagnostics for it. Car runs fine with no driveability concerns. Recently popped a t-belt and bent valves, but went together without a hitch. After about 500 miles mil came on. Any sugestions on which direction to take ... Trouble codes: P0232 (Long term fuel trim at idle)

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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUED28D2W
Hi everyone i want to take you all for taking the time to respond to my request. Here is what i found when the motor came in used it was time with the motor not even in the car cam timing was lined and tdc was set. After putting the motor in it started right u...
1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGD832XR
hello to every body , tanks to all who replied , special thanks to IAN from ontario & Gerrod from california . sorry it tooks so long for me to close this reguest, I had to wait until recived my smoke machine from the repair facility.I can tell you this machin... Trouble codes: 203 (O2 Seneor Control 2), 201 (O2 Sensor Control 1), 12 (O2 Sensor 2 not all the time).
1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L Speakers VIN: WBAGK232XW
Thanks to all that responded. We found out that the battery was dead and they kept jumping it. I assume that they either jumped it backwards(like Mark suggested) or they spiked it by jacking the charger up. We bypassed the amp and rear speakers the noise went ...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Ignition/Fuel Injectors VIN: 3VWDD21C8X
Hi, many good tips were sent to us to check on this car. The easist fix if this car had one would have been the ignition control module. It appears that they have moved it from on top of the air intake box and put it inside the ECM. The other tips pointed us...
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L ac compressor and engine fans VIN: WVWZZZIJ24
Thank you for all the replies, I double checked the wirring and I could not fault it. The car was still under warranty so the customer insisted on taking it back to the dealer. The dealer used the new fan relay that i supplied and said there was a blown hidden...
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