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1995 BMW 318is 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBABE5319P
this car has a co level at increased idle of 3.8%. and it should be around 0.3%. and there's a lack of power when driving.it's the third day and it's getting on my nerves...anyone had this problem before? help!
2005 Porsche Boxster 2.7L Engine Swap
We have a request to replace the engine in this 2005 Boxster with a 2005 997 (911) engine 3.8 liter I like to know if anyone has ever done this and if it can be done with the regular Boxster instead of the S model, we know that Ruf does it with the Boxster S m...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSC29M9X
My cousin has a 99 1/2 vw jetta. I know nothing about VW's his neighbor helped him jump start it. they installed the cables then touched the ends together to see if there was any spark. I told him that was a dumb thing to do. Now the car will not start. He ins...

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2001 BMW M5 5.0L battery VIN: WBSDE91070
We found the draw on the battery and eliminated it by unplugging connector X400 in the trunk on the left side. Still don't know if it affects ant other systems, other than the car phone. The TSB shows this connector, color and number of pins are the same. But ...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Surge VIN: SAJEA71C04
This one still surges 150-200 rpm even after a Motorvac,disconnecting EGR(no lean/rich codes and normal fuel trim values) and doing a Transmission reflash/reprogram. With our Autologic and assistance from Diagnos UK I was able to install the lastest update fo...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L defroster VIN: WDBHA29G2W
Hi guys thanx for great help... I've learned alot..warm air from defroster is normal I"ve learned and probelem with aux. fan was a broken ground..IATN is absulatelly priceless ..thx.a million again.
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L srs VIN: WDBJF65J1Y
All the replies that suggested a bad sensor in the passenger seat were right on. The resistance info was great as well. A new sensor fixed this one. Thanks to all.
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