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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L ignition key VIN: WBACD4326T
we need to change the ignition cylinder on this bmw & are looking for a procedure to remove & replace. thankyou.
1999 BMW 740i 4.4L Timing chain VIN: WBAGG8334X
I have a code 033,function inlet-camshaft control, bank 1. I purchased tools necessary to do Vanos on this engine. I pulled valve covers and rechecked. I do not have any info on what these adaption numbers relate to, does this mean my bank 1 cams are off? When...
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L warning lamps
Hello, Basic oil & filter srvice with safety inspection reset the oil service light but accidentally reset teh brake pad milegae indicator, however the indicator rear -4300 miles to service which in turn turned on the brake pad warning light. The brake pads ar...
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L abs, dcs, modual VIN: WBABD53474
We purchased this vehicle, with no abs modual or controller installed. we proceeded to install one we had from an 03' 325ci, with DSC. after the repair the abs light is on and the traction light is also on. We also have codes for steering angle sensor and torq...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, lacks power VIN: SAJHX6241W
Need some expert jag help. we have the solis scan tool but have no jag software and i am unable to code definition and unable to view all sensores under generic mode. Any help on the definiton of this code and any diagnostic help would be great thanks Trouble codes: P1643
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L limp mode after 3rd shift goes into limp VIN: WDBJF65F8W
I have replaced a trans,shifter and tcm.the car shifts ok until it stops. then when accelerating its in fail sefe.The trans does not slip after the key is cycled off to on.
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J21
This vehicle has codes 2017 & 2086. No other drivability issues detected. My experience with Mercedes is fairly limited but as they say, "nothing ventured nothing gained". MAF volts @ idle 1.3 - 1.4 volts. Partial load FTA 1.16/1.14(L/R bank). Idle FTA -75/-70... Trouble codes: 2017 (self adapt at limit right bank), 2086 (self adapt at limit left bank)
1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Speedometer VIN: WP0CB2965L
I am in need of a complete wiring diagram for the speedometer circuit on this car. Mithcell On Demand only has a partial showing only from speedo to central electric. This car does not have FCU control unit. Also note that ABS relay missing in central elactric...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2985X
Hello Porsche Techs, And thank you very much in advance for taking the time to read my post. I have this '99 Boxter that code p0102 comes back on. I have power and ground to the Mass Air Flow sensor, there is a 5v ref. signal to it, and at idle I have 1.63v co... Trouble codes: P0102 (mass air flow low input circuit a)
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Suspension VIN: YS3FB45SX3
Ok, this is a head scratcher, but here goes. Customer bought this car from us a few months ago while it was still covered under factory warranty. Soon after he bought the car, he called here and tried to explain some various suspension noises that he was heari...
1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L mirrors VIN: WVWZZZIJZX
this vehicle was involved in as accident-minor damage to drivers door which was dismantled & repaired. After the repair, the mirrors dont work properly. when left mirror is selected, the work fine, when right is selected, the both oeprate, but left operate inv...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L ABS module code ABS-0095 VIN: YV1TS90D9Y
Hello Volvo techs,I am having a difficult time diagnosing the CAN bus on this S80, The code is ABS-0095 = control module communication,a previous tech installed a new ABS module, MIL, ABS, BRAKE, TRACTION lights still on, he sent it to Volvo to clear codes, th...

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L transmission VIN: 3VWRF29M8Y
Thank you for all the replies, the customer had us pull the transmission and look at the clutch and flywheel for physical damage. We found cracks in the clutch fork ,and fork was bent. That was the only physical thing we could find ,and that would explain the ...
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1K8960SW
Thanks to all who replied, the fix ended up being to replace the cannister vent valve. The valve is only closed when the ecm is running the evap test, this valve allows fresh air to be drawn into the evap system. The valve was not sealing properly when command... Trouble codes: P0455.
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