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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33531
After doing the valve cover gaskets, we have no injector operation on all the cylinders on the left bank, as the codes show. We retraced our steps looking for damaged or disconnected wires or grounds and find nothing, unless there is a wiring problem in one of... Trouble codes: 140 (map cooling), 153 (injector circuit open 8 p0208), 151 (injector circuit high/low 5), 156 (injector circuit open 7), 154 (injector circuit open 6), 51 (also 5354 and 56 all misfire codes for left bank)
1900 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L engine VIN: 113.044-12
I have been researching this VIN; I was told the car was a 1969 model, My research shows it to be a 1970. I am also unable to determine when this car was manufactured, nor have I been able to deduce whether I am dealing with a grey market Benz or not. I do hav...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, POOR OFF IDLE VIN: 3VWRC29M5X
Ok VW Techs I could really use your help on this one! It is really throwing me for a loop. After working on Audis the last 15 years i have been working on VWs the last 4 months. I am amazed how different they can be. Anyway, when you start the car it idles fin... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss), P0301 (miss cyl 1), P0302 (miss cyl 2), P0303 (miss cly 3)
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAA23B1Y
This is a re post for a car that I thought was fixed. We had erroneously reported previously that the new air pump we installed was the culprit, but after doing some investigative research, we found that the pump issue was designed to do what it was doing---th... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection incorrect flow)

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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L blower motor VIN: WBABK8335X
thanks to everyone that replyed it was the final stage. i replaced it and havent had a problem yet
2003 BMW 318i 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAY72080
Hello Fellow Members, The customer decided to take the vehicle back and bring it at a later point in time. We got quite a few replies most of which are listed below: First of all, since it is not a US model it was kind of difficult to get hold of comprehens... Trouble codes: B1214 (Variable valve gear monitoring).
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA90D1L
I recived replies reguarding the o2 sensor,IE: install extra ground. Ground tested ok but tried this, no change. Overload protection relay, also tests ok. I also got some different test charts, but nothing helpfull for this problem. I belive the problem lies ... Trouble codes: 5 (O2 sensor), 12 (EZL pressure values), 17 (O2 shorted to B or ground), 18 (Idle speed air valve).
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