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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Rear air ride VIN: WBAFB33591
Hello All. Its Friday PM and the guys left me with a whopper here. They have spent since Thursday diagnosing this X5, using BMW tech line etc. Anyhow, hoping someone may have been there done that, as I have to take over this one, and it already has crazy hours...
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L oil lite flashes and beeps VIN: 3VWRA81HRM
Hi vw jetta techs, this car has a flashing oil lite over 2000 rpm. At idle the lite remain off and there is no beeping. Over 2000 rpm the car beep and the lite flash. I replace both oil pressure switches from vw dealer and also installed a used instrument clus...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1984 BMW 733i 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBAFF8904E
Thanks to all that replied.The car runs great after the first 2-3 minutes now and the customer is content with letting it idle for 2 minutes before driving. (The car starts and and idles fine) The fix was replaceing the canister vent relay and the shorted diod...
1993 BMW 318is 1.8L No Start VIN: WBABE631XP
Well...here's the FIX. Someone ( Customer tells me, 4 shops had tried to get the engine running.) had been dismantling this car's electrical system to get it started and they thought the immobilizer was the problem, so they removed all the door panels and swit...
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Radio VIN: WBAGF6325S
Well, the car has been gone for a week now and I spoke to the customer yesterday. It is fixed, I left the rebuilt radio in, replaced the ignition switch, which wasn't the problem. The cure was a new slip ring which also cured an airbag light and flakey cruise ...
1979 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L automatic ac
This is fixed and only with the help from you guys. This was a vacuum problem and was the switch. Also had a bunch of plugged vacuum lines and other stuff like broken actuators. Special thanks to Bill [...] for sending me the test info, without it I never would...
1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WVWZZZ1EZS
finally solved this onme, has been done for a few weeks, but wanted to make sure it wasnt gonna come back to bite me before i closed. I ended up sending the ecu of to a repairer for testing. He sais it had a problem in the main processor & this was consistant ...
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