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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6324W
I need a description of Code 195. Thanks. Trouble codes: 195
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBABS12020
Hi BMW techs, check this one out the car came in for misfiring on # 5 cylinder as stated above all of those parts were replaced and the issue is still there has anyone came in contact with this issue. Cylinder smooth reading states that # 5 is always missing o... Trouble codes: P1350 (Combustion miss during warm up), P1351 (misfire on cylinder 5)
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L dome light, fog lights VIN: WBADT434X3
we have this 525 in and what i need is some wiring diagrams. this car has no dome lights when door opened, no fog lamps, although green indicator in cluster lights when fog switchedc on and seat memory not functioning. only moves forward each time a memory fun...
1985 Jaguar XJS 5.3L low power on takeoff VIN: SAJNV5843F
This Jag has no power at take off untill engine rpm is 2500 or higher. It first came in for a not start. The ignition module was bad. We replaced the module and pickup with a Crane Cams Fire Ball conversion kit. It converts to an optical triger. We also replac...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on, high rpm's- no throt VIN: SAJEA53D32
come for a body shop. t-bone on pass. side. Had some differnt code in it. Over look them when with the problem at hand, when it would act up. The rpm's would go to about 1500. no accelerator. found related code p1122 ohm were out of range replaced... cleared c... Trouble codes: P0122, P0222, P1122
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Misfire VIN: SALTY1241X
Here is a fun one for you Rover guys. Engine runs very rough, no spark on cylinders 2 and 3. The end of the wires where they enter the coil were green with corrosion. We replaced the wire set, spark plugs and the coil for 2-3 cylinders. Same problem remains, ...
1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Cab 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1110261200
Okay, My long hair is much shorter as it is starting to fall out and I am serious, I have turned to 3 of the best Mercedes Benz tech in the area and we are all at a loss..car runs very rich, will not idle and has no power...Fuel pressure was low-new fuel pump,...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Leak VIN: WDBFA67E45
Previously came in for this fuel leak. We could not see the leak, so we performed a smoke test through the system and still found no current leaks. This car is one that she stores for the winter and finds the fuel on the ground after it has been sitting. We ha...
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L oil service VIN: 4JGBB86E06
How do you reset the oil service on the 05 ml350? thanks
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WPOCA2987W
I have this Boxter that runs a little hotter than it should. The gauge reads over in the middle of the O in 180. Normally they stay in the 8. The fans work on low and high. They come on at about the same temp as other Boxters. What happens is than when it heat...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWWA81H5V
Vehicle came in with a check engine light on, code 16725 for cam sensor. We checked the timing belt and marks to make sure it was correct-it was. The customer never complained about the way it ran, but the car is driven by a 16 yr old girl...We replaced the di... Trouble codes: 16725 (Cam Shaft Position Sensor Reading Implausable)
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBF61COW
Car came in with a check engine light on - has code 01050 -seams to start ok - has a new glow plug relay - any help appreciated Thank - Brad
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B9X
I know I need to do a throttle relearn. I have a Modis with euro software. In expert mode it gives me adaptation blocks to change. Where would I get info on What numbers to input to do this? Is this even possible with the Modis? Any help would be great. Thanks... Trouble codes: P1545
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L cooling fan VIN: 3VWCD21C9Y
hello vw techs. the above vehicle has a condition that when the ignition switch is turned off, the fans stay on low speed until the battery is dead. if you lift the neg cable off, they will shut off and stay off until you turn the ign switch on again. the fan ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Engine VIN: 3VWSD29M51
Hey guys!!! I got this car as a trade in at my dealership. It is smoking really bad from the exhaust. I beleive that the turbo is going bad. This is where I need your help. Is their anything I can do to get it to stop smoking temperaly, until parts arrive. Is ...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L transmission arrow flashing VIN: YV1LS55AOX
any help will be appreciated

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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L rear coolant fitting VIN: WBACG7326T
Incredibly, I got ANOTHER one of these to fix the following week, which begs the question: how often do these connectors fail? What has been your experience? This job initially reminded me of the 70s tv show with the ongoing gag where someone would ask for d...
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8323W
sure enough the theremostat was broken - good call - thanks for all teh help brad
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAGJ8326W
First of all I would like to thank everyone for taking the time to read and reply to my post. Unfortunatly some people find it necessary to answer posts when they don't know what they are talking about. Of the 8 posts I recieved 5 said faulty water pump plasti...
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DF78N8X
Thanks to all that responded. A di cassette fixed the car. Bought one at the salvage yard to use as a test part. When the car started we ordered a new one from the area Saab dealer. Again I thank all for the help. We now have a test unit in stock.
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Antifreeze VIN: WVWMA23B2Y
Thanks for all the help. The coolent system was flushed a second time. The car was picked up over a week ago and everthing is still looking good.
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Power Windows VIN: 3VWDC21V14
Customer Said He Was Going To Be Selling Vehicle And He Did Not Want To Put A Ton Of Money Into Vehicle And Was Willing To Take As Is. He Was Just Happy Knowing How To Put All Windows Down With The Key In Drivers Door Lock.Thanks To All Who Responded.
1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L abs module VIN: YV1LS5646V
Thanks to all that replied. A hard lesson was learned on this one. If you don't have the correct diagnostic software, send it down the road. After running pin voltage and resistance tests till I was blue in the face, I sent it to the Volvo dealer. Hope to have...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Viscous couple VIN: YV1LZ5641W
Many thanks you to all who replied, I didn't come up with a clear way to pinpoint if the viscous coupling or the automatic transmission was the culprit and chose to replace the less costly item first. We ordered and installed a new viscous coupling, which di...
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VW2554Y
problem was that the cam timming was off customer had variable cam gear replaced and was not set correctly Trouble codes: P1014 (unknown).
2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Poor Idle VIN: YV1RS58D43
Hello everyone and thanks for the help and advice on this one. I recieved a few replies, most discussing carbon build up in the throttle body. I also found a bulletin on Alldata discussing idle issues and carbon build up in the throttle body etc. I took the du...
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