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1987 BMW 325 2.7L No Start VIN: WBAAB5402H
customer came in with no start, tried to repair himself. he replaced ecm with a used one, didn't work. i checked spark, injector pulse, crank sensor signal ok, wiring ok. (ocassionly will start). always had power on injector with original computer, used comput...
2000 BMW M5 5.0L Cuts out VIN: WBSDE910S0
Hello bmw technicians, I have this very strange problem. It seems like the engine rev limiter is turn on. First the engine is burning oil, seems to be a quart of bmw oil every 600-800 miles or so, Oil coming out of oil cap, replaced with original from bmw, sti...
2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L convertible top forward latch, message center, rea VIN: SAJDA42C91
This jewel came to us with the top already down, the windows already down, and a burst hose going to the forward top latch assembly. I replaced the pair of hoses which run the entire length [!!] from the latch hydraulic cylender to the pump assembly. Top hook ...
1995 Saab 900 SE 2.5L srs airbag VIN: YS3DF78V2S
Vehicle runs fine now. Trying to diagnose/turn off SRS light. See related repair history for more info.
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L no start VIN: 3VWWA81H8V
Probably an easy one for Volkswagen guys. Car was towed in as no start. Red light next to door lock was blinking, disarmed theft system by unlocking doors with key and vehicle started. tried starting again and it would not. red light was flashing again. unlock...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L compressor VIN: 3VWCD21C4Y
thanks in advance for any help or ideas i know anyone responding has taken their time to help and i appreciate it. this beetle came into shop a month earlier to have a/c checked-had no freon in it-pulled vacuum it held so we charged system-compressor running ...

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L abs VIN: WDHA23E3VE
I scoped all three wheel sensors and there was not a problem. My boss told me to install new sensors anyway. 300.00 dollars wasted. I cleaned and inspected the front ABS teeth on the axles. They were good. By the way the sensors were OEM. My boss finally just ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWSF29MXY
good mroning; this car is fixed, and the fix was very simple , after i talked with the customer, he said he was going to replace the left head light bulb, and had unhooked the large read wire on the battery. when he put it back on after giving up on the bulb...
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