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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Cluster & Radio Pixle Display VIN: WBAGF6321S
God Morning BMW Tech's. We have this 1995 BMW 740i with two minor problems. The first problem is the pixle portion of the cluster & the information display. There are many dead pixles & the display keeps reading check rear lights. This car had a bad circuit bo...
1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L ecu not accessible VIN: WBAGK2321T
AFter previous listed repair history, the DCM's wont talk so there is no communication, therefeor no future work or state inspection can be performed. Check engine light has been off for several thousand miles, and been out of faisafe for 3 weeks. This car see...
1991 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SALHV1247M
This land rover was towed in for no start. Check spark from coil good. Check spark at spark plugs. None found. Remove rotor and found it burned through. Replaced the cap and rotor and the engine ran good for 10 minutes. Turn engine off, wait 10 minutes and no ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
This Benz came in with codes for all cylinders in right bank missing. Fuel trim numbers look good so don't suspect MAF problem, plus it was replaced not long ago. A search of the archives revealed a lot of missfires caused by plugged cats. On a test drive, und... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple missfires), P0301 (Cyl 1 missfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 missfire), P0303 (Cyl 2 missfire)
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Air bag Code VIN: WDCAB54E71
Please I need to know about step by step to this air bag code B 1878 ?? Thanks a lot
1998 Ferrari F355 Spider 3.5L engine noise VIN: ZFFXR48AXW
Hello group, Engine has a gear or chain noise at or under frt crank pulley. I removed drive belts but no change. From what I can find out oil pump and aux shafts that drive the timing belts are chain driven. Is this correct? Before I open this up anybody had ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L wipers VIN: 3VWTE29M2Y
Car came in with tight wiper pivot. Freed up tight pivot & then motor would not function. Install reman wiper motor & now wipers park in the center of the sweep across glass.
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Convertible Top VIN: 3VWCK21Y53
The car came back in, the guide cable had a rivet that got caught in the head of an allen screw. That has been repaired, and the top functioned properly after another reset procedure. I drove the car, and operated the top up and down about fifteen times, and a...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L abs VIN: 3VWSK69M83
This vehicle came in with ABS lamp on and red brake lamp flashing. Found code 01130. If I erase code it comes back immediatly. Code description "ABS OPERATION IMPLAUSIBLE SIGNAL1". I have visaully inspected wiring and tested all power and ground to ABS control...
1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LS56D1X
hi there volvo techs. this vehicle came to my shop originaly with an intermitent problem of cuting out, stalling and rich mixture. i pulled codes for mas air flow meter and o2 sensor. have changed both and still same problems exist but sometimes for no reason ...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Oiling system VIN: YV1TS90D4Y
Car came in for leaking trans pan gasket. Replaced it and took it out for a test drive, and the oil light came on. Pulled it back in and tested the oil pressure sensor, and it was within the proper ohms range. Installed mechanical oil pressure gauge, and teste...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L drivers side curtain airbag VIN: YV1SW61R91
hi folks we have this volvo with code 0105 air bag controller issue. and 0034 drivers side curtain airbag reistance to high. now we told cust it needed a drivers side curtain air bag at least, and maybe a controller. so we put the air bag in, note the old bag ...

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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L fuel smell VIN: WBABJ632XR
Hi, sorry about the delay in closing, just wanted to make sure vehicle was repaired and customer satisfied. Thanks to all who reponded. The fix was replacing the vent hose going to the filler neck. Thanks Again.
1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG7329V
Thanks for all the help with this problem. With all the replies about bad Chinese sensors I thought that this was the problem. I ordered a BMW sensor from WP and installed it only to find that it was a OEM sensor that we had used previously. The new sensor s... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position - rationality check).
2003 Fiat Ducato18maxi 2.8L Starting VIN: ZFA244000-
Hi there sorry about the late closing i had a little computer seems that laptops dont drink wine...? who would have thought it. anyway we changed the fuel filter and then double checked it was bled correctly. and some air did come out. however the...
2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Power door lock system VIN: SAJDA42C72
The key here is to use ALL resources when up against it. My thanks go to Steve [...] also sent me the window re...
2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L fuel
thanks for all the help , we was looking for a blow fues , but someone remove the fues . we replace fues . it will take fuel now . thanks & have a good thanksgiving , danny
1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHG83A3T
Obtained used E.C.U., must be plug & play, all lights out, including seat belt warning light(?) Normal operation. Thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P1111 (control module malfunction).
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L turbo VIN: 3VWCP21C01
we ended up repairing the Map Sensor behind right side headlamp assembly. It was chewed through by rat damage.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP29M61
Well, with looking at this further, the harness was original so decided to start there, and so far so good. Thank you again, I just didnt want to start with glow plugs for no reason, and now I see why. Thanks again to all who replied with different ways to t... Trouble codes: P0380.
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L LF ABS sensor VIN: YV1LS55A3X
Thanks for all who replied and confirmed my suspicion. Its still very common for all these Volvo's to burn up modules. Can't Volvo and VW get their act together yet? Any time you get wheel speed codes, or pump motor codes, suspect the module.
2002 Volvo V40 1.9L head gasket VIN: YV1VW29562
Thanks for everyone's help. A new engine oil cooler fix this one, which mounts next to engine oil pan.
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