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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L module VIN: BMW528IABS
This beemer abs light is on with a code for the left front speed sensor .Checked sensor and is ok,checked circuit from lf to module and is ok.Determined this is a module failure.My question is Bmw offers a repair kit to replace this module instead of the whole...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDBUF70J63
customer comes in complaining car jerks and hesitates at more than 20mph and no power. one week prior to this he had to jump start this car due to a dead battery. we check the spark plugs and looks old but appears to be normal wear. fuel pressure checks good a...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L exhaust noise VIN: WVWMD63B4X
after cold start and during warm up - during active air injection phase - car will pop loudly if the throttle is punched and released - i have isolated the noise to the right bank only and it is popping inside the cat. the air injection is active during this t...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WWWPD63B01
car came in with lean and misfire codes. idle quality was very good. repaired large vacuum leak, now car has extreme lack of power/hesitation.installed new maf, no difference.tried relearn, no difference.checked exhaust back pressure, passed. when test driving... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (p0404-), P0404 (testing and results)

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1989 BMW 735i 3.4L Lock cylinder VIN: WBAGB41020
Good day to all and thanks for the help! My brother sprayed penetrating oil in the cylinder and forced it past where it was sticking and said it turned a little easier with every attempt after that, in a matter of minutes it was good again. I was out of town...
1998 BMW 540i 4.4L abs sensor VIN: WBADE6324W
the customer decided to take the car, his budget doesn't allow him to cover such repair at this time. as far as the connector for the abs module, i have a 16 pin connector while alldata calls for a 42 pin connector! i must have an odd ball one here. thank yo...
2003 BMW 530i 3.0L fuel pump relay VIN: WBADT53433
Thanks for all 5 replies ! We did current amp. the fuel pump with vantage & the wave look very good & clean.We tried with new ign. switch & FP relay. But after that i catch it once when you turn on the ign. & FP was not running.Then i connect the multimeter to...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Starting VIN: 4JGAB54E6W
All 17 replies were excellent. Some had me looking into the MAF sensor,shorted, could diasable fuel. This was not the case but it shows the possibilites here. I simply hooked up a noid light to the injector and confirmed light out when engine died. Then spoke ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L asr/abs VIN: WDBJF65F2W
Thanks to everyone who responded to this problem. I tried the suggestions that were offered to me but nothing was working. After checking for a short on the wire for circuit 13 on theBas pump. I found good resistance no short to ground or short to power. I dec...
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