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1988 BMW 528e 2.7L Rocker arm oiling VIN: WBADK830XJ
Customer does his own maintenance and has removed the valve cover for valve adjustment and observed number 1 cylinder cam lobes worn heavily. He removed the oil pipe and it was clean, he started the motor with the oil pipe removed and there is no oil available...
1993 BMW 740i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGD4325P
Car came in on the hook, dead battery..replaced the battery. Started the car up...starts like a champ..runs nice and smooth. Check the charging system:OK After about 30-45 seconds of idling the car starts dropping rpm...then a slight misfire occurs. As more ti... Trouble codes: 201 (02 sensor at limit bank 1), 203 (02 sensor at limit bank 2), 26 (ECU lost battery voltage)
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8341Y
has check eng lite on for sec air injection valve actuation and injector 1 actuation car runs great after fixing intake problem replaced both sec air injection valves and relay lite still comes on same codes used gt1 bmw laptop to activate air pump pump works ... Trouble codes: P0412, P0201
2001 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN534X1
I Know that there is a problem with these 2 specific codes.I have checked the Air Pump...Plenty of volume.There is no carbon on the backside of the Check valve.The vacuum hose to the valve is intact,and when I apply vacuum the Air pump changes pitch...so the v... Trouble codes: 80 (Secondary Air System Bank 1), 81 (Secondary Air System Bank 2)
1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L brake pedal VIN: SAJHV1642J
checked wiring with alldata & mitchell, but it's not complete. they don't show how the charge switch & low pressure switch are tied into the system. i can manually run the pump, but can't get the pump to automatically come on. does anyone have the factory wiri...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L abs VIN: SAJHX4XTC7
Vehicle came in with a seized right front caliper. I was going to rebuild the caliper so I pressed out the piston hidraulically and after discovering that the piston was no good I installed a rebuilt caliper, new pads and rotors and flushed the fluid with a BG...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L brakes booster VIN: WDBNG75J61
brake pedal intermitent fills kind of soft but not too bad then warning appears in instrument cluster (brakes) dealer recomend complete boster,i need to know if there is a way to solve this problem with less money. can somebody help me. thanks
1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Misfire VIN: WDBGA51G6X
Cleared codes, restarted, runs ok for about 30 to 60 seconds then misfire returns on #2 & #8 cylinders, with same codes and injector trigger to the affected cylinders disappears. I believe I have a bad PCM. Any sugestions will be welcomed. Thanks, Trouble codes: P0302 (2 cylinder misfire), P0308 (8 cylinder misfire)
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WPOCA2986X
Hello group,This Boxter came in with a complaint of excessive oil burning and a MIL on.There were two codes,P1124,and P1126,both are fuel adaption codes.And this car blows a big puff of oil smoke out of the exhaust when started.I checked the archives and there...
1997 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L shifting VIN: YS3CF68M6V
posting database is incorrect - this is a fully mechanical automatic trans - database does not offer option for correct selection of trans. car will start out ok in 1st and shift almost immediately to 4th gear - if shifted manually (with shift lever) will enga...

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Stall VIN: 5UXFA53503
Hi everybody, thanks for everybody, almost all the replies were to replace the camshaft sensor on the intake manifold side which fixed the problem and all is well, good performance on take off and no more cutting off. Thank you again Best regards
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGX574XV
looks like the problem is with the ecm. The customer had installed a high pwr amp for the radio and was back feeding the electral system. This caused a number of problems that we were not even aware of. I decided to give it back to the customer because the jag...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Starting VIN: 5AJDAO1D9Y
Well its fixed, The problem was I was thinking anti thief and after all the great replys, there was spark but no fuel. So we tested the circuit and this is our findings. The fuse was poped going to the pump that is located in the trunk, we installed new fuse a...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D7Y
first i would like to thank everybody who replied to my help request. we retimed the chains, found right cam sprockets not properly torqued. torqued them to specs and replaced all ignition coils . no more check engine light and no more misfire. running like a ... Trouble codes: 340 (cmp sensor circuit malfunction bank 1), 341 (cmp sensor circuit malfunction bank 2).
1998 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Service Reminder Light VIN: SALPV124XW
Thank you to all who have replied. It looks like this vehicle will be making a trip to the dealer to get the light turned off, I do not want to pull the bulb out. I have no idea whi Mitchell says that there is a box but I hope this helps others. Again, thank y...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L airbag VIN: 3VWCC21C3Y
Thank you to all for taking the time to reply. I tested the harness at the plug, when I moved the plug the ohm readings would change, so as so many of you said the wiring harness was the problem.Relaced the harness reset the light and everything is fine. t...
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