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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L chassis
The car came in with a noise and vivration. It ONLY does it at 38 to 42 mph , in 5th gear (drive) and on slight acceleration . If you can find a section of the road with moderate incline the condition is very persistent. At this point things are pointing to t...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L alarm VIN: WBADN6339X
Siren (alarm horn) will go off for about 20 seconds randomley. This will occur after the alarm is DISARMED, when opening or closing a door or the trunk or even while driving. There are no faults in the GM and nothing in the alarm counter. Also the siren will g...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37493
Hello BMW Techs This car came late friday night, hooked up the scanner x 431 and found the described above engine codes plus these codes EWS3= power on reset, SRS# 80 no description, LCM/LSZ #19 no description, #0 no description,also when I tried the I scan sc... Trouble codes: 1D, 1, 14, 29, 60 (undefined), 1D, 1, 42, 29, 73 (undefined), 1D, 1, 42, 29, 74 (undefined), 1D, 1, 42, 29, 61 (undefined), 2742 (misfire detection cylinder 1), 1D, 1, 42, 28, 92 (undefined)
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDB1400332
This car came in with a problem of rough idle, surge with back firing from the intake system every first start in the morning. But the problem go away after the first rough start..and will continue in good condition for the hold day. Funny thing is that if we ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J63
Vehicle came in for Check engine light on, I have code P1105 and there is no description for the code. On line demand did not have the description for the code, Alldata is the same way and I do not have the manual for the vehicle. Does any one have the descrip... Trouble codes: P1105 (manufacture code- see service manual)

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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L door locks VIN: WDBG23WYTN
thanks for all the help on this one it turns out that the pump is fried. took apart the assembly under back seat and am currently looking for a new motor. all else seems fine the motor is such a cheap little thing.hoping surplus store has one. thanks once agai...
1998 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L engine VIN: YV1LS5342W
I am sure at this point the rings are stuck in the glands of the pistons. I really appreciate all of the responses. The car is returning around the holiday and I really want to try one suggestion that I recieved. One member explained to pull the plugs, set the...
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