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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L abs VIN: WBADT434X1
This car has ABS code 88 Precharging Pump. I have no service information for this car.I really need to repair this myself and not send it to the dealer.I have expirience diagnosing ABS problems I just need service info. Any help would be apreciated.
2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L air bag sys VIN: WBXPA93404
pulled codes for air bag sys and found code 65 and 113 present. there is no info on all data or michell can any one help i need to no the definition of this codes.
1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDB1260371
Hello mercb techs, vehicle came in with misfire. Customer bought the vehicle about a week ago and could not provide any history, we found fouled spark plugs rich with gas, disconnecting each fuel line one at a time shows no changes except on cylinder number si...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Ignition Key VIN: WDBJF55F4T
At Times Can't Remove Ignition Key,Won't Go To Lock Position.The Shifter Cable Backs Out Of The Steering Lock Assy,Push Back In Then Can Remove Key.Is The Steering Lock Assy,Ignition Cylinder Or Key And Tumbler At Fault? Thank You For Your Help.
2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBKK49FX2
Vehicle came in w/CEL, had o2 code, found TSB on Cam adjuster leaking oil. This one was, so replaced cam adjuster & cleaned harness & PCM of oil residue. Light came back on same codes, recleaned sensors, harness & PCM, all readings are good, fuel pressure runn... Trouble codes: P2010, P2031
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP1AB29P54
hi porsche techs, we've got this cayene yesterday with coolant leaking at the bellhousing. look's like the leak is coming from the back of the engine, in the top, and running down the bellhousing. i've removed all the covers in the engine but it's hard to look...
1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L No monitors set VIN: YS3DD75B3T
This is a car that we have serviced for 5 or 6 years and have never had problems getting it to pass local emissions tests. This year it came up with monitors not set. Checked for codes. None found. Performed drive cycles over 3 day period. It will not set any...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L excessive wobble VIN: YS3DD5SN0X
found the left drive axle output seal leaking - replaced it came back leaking again. took the inner cv comanion flange that goes into the trans off the axle and stuck it in the trans and it has lots of wobble/up down and side to side play. Ordered a new compan...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRP69M53
This car was towed to us with a no start. We found out the fuel is good. There is alot of Air in the return line and also in the supply line. We took the feed line off at the pump and hooked up a gallon jug with diesel. This will give it straight line fuel.Rem...
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 ...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L engine VIN: YV1TS90D11
vehicle came in with oil pressure light on at idle & message to shut off engine immediately - light goes off as soon as rpm is raised above idle - the light also does not come on immediately when the engine is started - comes on after about 5 minutes when oil ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1991 BMW 318is 1.8L cooling system VIN: WBAAF9312M
thanks to all of you that lent a helping hand, first we took off the water pump to check the blades, everything checked out ok. Put the car back together and bled the system, no change in the overheating issue. We were still puzzled on why one side of the heat...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L right signal indicator VIN: 46LC625027
Thanks to all those who helped and replied to my ?? i found that some one had tried to fix a ground on the right front with a suitcase connector. i fixed the ground properly and now it works great!!
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: SALPF1544Y
I replaced the fuse/relay box and the crank sensor. Half of the replies said crank sensor and the other half mentioned the relay box. I disassembled the relay box to inspect the circuit board but could'nt see anything visually wrong. Everytime the car would no...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Stall VIN: SALTY12345
Unable to confirm whether or not it is possible to fit a used pcm from one of these vehicles to another. One member(Henry from Illinois) offered his assistance, but after several e-mails accepting, he has not contacted me(I don't get it). After contacting se...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.4L no start VIN: WDBGB34E1R
Thanks to everyone. This turned out to be one of the glow plug terminals shorting out to ground. It shorted out to the intake and would trip the glow plug module out. Never blue the fuse. Fun Fun Fun this auto repair buisness. Thanks again for your help. Happy...
1977 Other European Corniche 412CID voltage regulator VIN: 00DRF30462
Thanks stewart for your help. I may be able to use that info in the future. This vehicle had a feed wire to the regulator temp sensor attached to the wrong battery terminal. When a battery was replaced by the customer, that wire was mistakenly placed on the...
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