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1993 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBAHD5316P
vehicle has a hard start when sitting for long period of time, especially for a couple of days. has good fuel pressure 46 psi at idle and holding when shut off. seems to run rough when it first starts, smells rich also. suspicion is leading to maf sensor, whic...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBADM6346Y
This bmw has been in 3 times for stall/miss at cold idle during warm up. Have replace iac, vent valve due to article found & both vanos solenoids, found exhaust vanos would jump from 101 degrees to 80 degrees when miss will occur. Can not find anything else on...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Mechanical
The car came in,in limb mode stalling. wouldn't go above 15mph, check engine light was on, i went ahead and pulled codes to see what is going on. I pulled code po340 cam postion bank one, I cleared the code car ran fine. I can only view o2 sensors tps and cool...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY12411
Thanks in advance to all ROVER guys, When driving this SUV all is fine until about 40-50 MPH at cruise it will start to miss-fire and then the CEL will flash, when stopping at idle there is still a missfire felt. Then accelerate the missfire goes away immediat... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 cylinder missfire), P0308 (8 cylinder missfire), P1300 (Catalyst damage mult. missfire drive cycle C out of range above max.)
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65J72
Vehicle presented with MIL on and missing. Checked codes and found three misfire codes, P0300, P0305, P0306. recorded freeze frame data as follows, closed loop, load 18.8%, RPM 650, Ect 85c, vehicle speed 12mph, STFT B1 0, LTFT B1 3.9, STFT B2 8.5, LTFT B2 4.9... Trouble codes: P0306 (misfire cyclinder 6)
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L odometer VIN: YS3DD55N0X
Can anyone tell me if there is a way to reprogram the mileage after replacing an instrument cluster? I realize there is an ethical issue here, but with electronics you never know whats possible.
1995 Volkswagen Golf Sport 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBA81H5S
Hi VW techs - This beat-up, high miles early-build '95 (#000081) is giving me problems. It came in a month ago with a constant check engine light, ragged idle, poor mileage and a long list of woes. I didn't have the software to pull the codes at the time so... Trouble codes: 00525 (oxygen sensor g39 no signal -intermittent), 00537 (lambda sensor control limit exeeded - intermittent)
1997 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGG83A0V
Hey guys, I am trying to find the glow plug relay on this thing. no-data and mitchel state that it is above the fuse relay panel. I have gone so far as to drop the panel but there are no extra relays up there. there is the coolant glow plug relay/controller ou... Trouble codes: P0380 (glow plug circuit problem)
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Reverse Gear VIN: 3VWSA29M8X
Hello, thanks in advance for any help I may receive. I have a Jetta here that has no reverse, all other gears and shifting normal, no codes in eng or trans computers, shift linkage and cables ok, fluid ok, scan tool shows that it is in reverse but no engagemen...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L smoking VIN: WVWPD63B52
Car came in several weeks ago smoking out exhaust badly. found a lot of oil between turbo & throttle. Replaced turbo(new aftermarket) & oil feed line(oem). cleaned as much oil as possible from intake ducts & intercooler. Changed oil & filter. New turbo too noi...

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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L engine VIN: TRUWT28N11
we replaced the timing belt with new tensioner kit and the noise is gone at least for now. thanks for all the help.
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L CD player VIN: WBADM6330X
Gentlemen... Thank you for your help. The fix to swap the CD changer with an older version of the same unit. Evidently, BMW ( parts & techs ) don't know about this. The units have the same part # . The older units have a fuse on the back & the newer units have...
1991 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8847M
Thanks a lot everyone, tugged on wires at relay on right strut tower and car will not start.push up and car starts fine.problem solved by resoldering pins in relay and soldering connector pins.
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS295X1
Well four out of six hit the nail on the head apparently on volvo turbo cars you have to use volvo spark plugs. why I don't know who makes these plugs any way, I would have thought they were made by bosch bua apparently not. thanks to all Ron Trouble codes: P0302, P0303.
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