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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Speedometer VIN: WBACB4322S
I dont know a whole lot about BMW's. When you drive the vehicle the speedo goes up to about 25mph and then as you go faster it drops to about zero. Just need some advice as to where to start looking. Any help would be appreciated.
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3347Y
customer also states oil light comes on after heats up, will go off after restarting vehicle, checked engine oil level, level is good, oil looks fairly new, no evidence of oil leaks, no timing component repair history, rough engine idle, misfire codes for all ... Trouble codes: P1520 (exhaust camshaft position actuator), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire)
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L air bag VIN: WBAAV53451
alittle help from you bmw guys. I have this 01 bmw 330 I with an air bag light on. it has a code 01 in memory. If I clear it comes right back on within 2 seconds. no diagnostic info available from mitchell. any help would be appreciated. Is this a common probl...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Cuts out VIN: SAJEA51D93
Need information on changing the fuel pump on a 2003 Jaguar X-type. We are Audi specialists, but trying to help my Father in law whose car is just East of Sacramento CA. He had the car diagnosed as needing a fuel pump, but the shop said they charge $1100.00 in...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Surge VIN: SAJEA71C04
JAGUAR TECHS,I have this 2004 Kitty(XJ8)that during warmup surges @ 35-40 mph(holding steady or cruise engaged). The tach surges between 1300 and 1500 rpm. I have check fuel pressure and it is steady(it does go up/down with load). Volume is good. It is a PW Mo...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L failsafe w/po702
Looking for info on code po702 tcm electrical problem. Modis global not much help except pulling code and verifing vss ok. Looking for info on pinpointing problem. Also Shop Key not hitting on much either at this time. Any input appreciated, thanks
1969 Triumph TR6 2.5L Poor Idle Quality
Hi, we have this "fine" exotic at the shop with an idle problem. Customer replaced carburetors (which really don't look that new - maybe a rebuilt) and from the looks of it intake manifold. Now the car is here with a high idle problem. Besides the lousy job he...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L compressor VIN: 3VWRF81HXW
Ac runs great until car gets to full operating temperature. I cannot find an accurate wiring diagram for a 1.9 diesel, mitchell only shows 2.0 or 2.8.Any help with the actual problem or with a correct wiring diagram will be appreciated.
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Surge VIN: 3VWCB21C12
cruise control surges at hiway speeds after warmed up. it will surge 2-4 miles an hour. no codes present at this time. no known history. does not do it with cruise turned off.
1993 Volvo 240 2.3L stoplights VIN: YV1AS8801D
This one is really driving me nuts. This car came in with no stoplights and I diagnosed it as the bulb failure relay, a common failure I understand. When I changed the relay the stoplights now work, but I lost the parking lights on the left side front and rear...
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1LS5514T
After replacement of both O2 sensors OBD2 generic (Snap-on Brick) says absent B1S2. At idle car exhibits excess fuel. Off idle car runs without smoking or any other drivability issue. System is in closed loop operation, but with O2_Fault being highlighted most... Trouble codes: P0133

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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, nOISE VIN: WBAAM320XO
Thanks Guys for all your help. It was the crankcase Vent Valve. I also changed all the hoses to be safe. Thanks again.
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, NOISE VIN: WBAGN63413
everyone that replied was right on, there is a recall on this and it can be done for free at the dealer. there are two breather diaphragm valves one in each valve cover. they are easy to replace / the valve cover does not need to be removed. the current part n...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Hesitation VIN: SAJNX2744S
vehicle left to dealer.we were unnable to fix.the modis in obd2 generic was giving eroneous reading readings.thanks for all the help. mike Trouble codes: P0727 (engine speed input circuit no signal), P1775 (manufacture specific code), P0430 (catalyst below threshold bank 2), P0420 (catalyst below threshold bank1).
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L srs VIN: WDBRF45W32
The 'flashing' of the srs mil indicates more than one system failure / recored code. In this case there was codes related to passenger seat occupancy sensor and another one for a 'internal module failure'. Customer sent car to dealer in order to change SRS m...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L EML on VIN: WMWRC33413
Sorry for the delay in closing this but it is my own car so it was a low priority. The fix was performing the transmission ratio adaptation. The previous times that I tried to do this, traffic and short blocks with too many stop signs prevented the adaptation ...
2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L pass window glass VIN: WPOCA29812
thanks for all the replies,customer decided to take to dealer. We were having a bit of trouble taking door panel off and the metal shield so we could check the regulator or replace it. We were told about a quick check for play in regulator which it didn't have...
2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L tach.etc VIN: YS3DF55K01
the dash display was being turned off by the switch just above the drink holder tray button above the radio. apperently when you push in to access the drink holder, if you are not carefull you can depress the dash display off switch just above it. we will wait...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWVA61H2W
Lab scope 02, found 02 lean at idle,smoked for leaks and found booster vacuum line leaking. I did not get anyone to explain the 02 regulation pid on the scanner.
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWEB81HXW
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