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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L lack of power VIN: WBAGF41030
hi all,this BMW came with lack of power concern and some time poor idle , customer had change fuel pump and MAF for same concern with no result. the problem that i can not comunicat with control unit by my scan tool (launch x431) i try to comunicat with all mo...
2001 BMW M5 5.0L antitheft VIN: WBSDE93441
This is my vehicle and lately the alarm goes off for no reason.Mostly it sounds within 1 min. of locking the car. I disconnected the interior sensor but that made no difference. I have no clue where to begin the diagnosis. Any help would be greatly appreciate...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire VIN: WDBRF61J42
Car returned today with misfire codes for all cylinders except #'s 3+6 (that I replaced coils and wires for 350 miles ago). So, is this the mass air flow meter rearing its ugly head? This car has misfire codes for cyl's #1,2,4, and 5 now. NO FUEL TRIM CODES...
1978 Other European Silver shado 412CID Upper blend door
VIN [...]: Vehicle has no facia airflow most times regardless of temp.selected. Occasionally, for no apparent reason, the system will operate normally for a short period of time. When selector is in auto position, airflow is through defrost and foot outlets...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H1V
This Jetta failed PA emissions with MIL on and codes P0722 and P0304. I can't find much info on this P0722 code. I have searched the Fix Database and Forum Archives with no luck. Shop Key doesn't list this code at all. I have cleared the codes and road tested ... Trouble codes: P0722 (No Output Speed Sensor Signal), P0304 (4 Cyl. Misfire Detected)
1987 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L Bucking VIN: YV1AX8846H
Work on alot of Volvos,but this is weird. Car will buck violently in 1st and 2nd gear,but put it in 3rd and 4th and problem disappears or is greatly reduced,even at slower speeds. Before you tell me the hose from Mass meter,its fine and has been replaced 1 ye...

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1984 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: WDB1070421
Sorry it took so long, but I had some sort of flu & everything got put on hold. Anyway, I removed the warm up compensator to check for clogging or anything. I took it apart completely and examined it, but found nothing wrong. There is a frequency valve that mo...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L traction lamp VIN: 3VWDD21Y93
Thanks to all who replied; The vehicle has reset the traction lamp on its own. We did verify the steering sensor was operative as we could read steeeering input data on our Modis scan tool. Its seems as if the reset was an adaptive issue. The vehicle was drive...
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