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2000 BMW ALL 2.5L warrenty
hello to all ,i need some advice on this one i have been doing hands on diagnostics in this sutation i am refering to i will specfy BMW.i have also went as far as purchasing my autologic recently i have come to some barrier where when trying to have parts warr...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L 4 matic light VIN: WDBED30E1M
Good evening Mercedes techs,This car was brought to me today with a non related problem.On a road test I noticed the 4 matic light on.I called the customer to see if the light was on and he said no that it wasn't on.I try to scan this with my ast retriever but...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
Please help, this thing is kicking us hard. This is our second post on this car addressing a seperate but related issue. The first concerned plugged exhaust. Now we have a persistant missfire on #3 that varies in intensity only at low RPM/low load conditions. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0303 (Cyl. 3 Misfire)
1992 Saab 900 S 2.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AK36E0N
Hello iatn, Hoping someone can shed some light on this one. This 900 came in for failed inspection due toemissions. the co was at 194.01 ppm and the hc was at 4.04. We first scanned the computer for codes. seeing as all codes were air fuel related and the trac... Trouble codes: 12223 (air fuel mixture lean), 12112 (incorrect air fuel ratio at idle), 12111 (incorrect air fuel ratio driving), 12241 (air fuel mixture fault)
1997 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L no spark VIN: R4W1030869
this car was brought in for a stalling issue when it rains. i had found a cracked coil and replaced it with a complete tune-up. i still have no spark and had checked voltage to the coil.
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWBB61C6W
the vehicle came to us for an emissions test and failed NOx. we found that the vehicle was overheating. the dealer told us they have had issues with the water pumps. we changed the water pump and sure enough half of the plastic fins were missing. once the repa...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L battery lite flickers VIN: 3VWCA21C3Y
car came in for not charging. tested with vat 65 and found only charging 22amps and no volts. we replaced alternator from bumper to bumper and now vehicle charges 60 amps and 14.3 volts but battery lite comes on at idle and goes off when brought off idle.were ...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWRH63B31
Hello Volkswagon Techs, I am having problems with this Passat. The passengers side valve cover will not seal. I have had problems with the hydrolic tensioners leaking before, so the Quality tune down the way sent me this vehicle after the could not get the ga...
1999 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D8X
car came in a month and a half ago with multiple codes replaced cat and cam shaft sensor erased code car ran fine for 3 weeks car returned with code for cam sensor no signal we replaced camsensor again with sensor from ddealer erased codes car left ran fine fo... Trouble codes: ECM64, ECM64

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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L Cluster VIN: WBABF332XR
Thanks for all your input. Unfortunately, the problem was still present after we sent the dash out for repairs (very intermittently). The customer wanted the car back for the holidays, so we were not able to further investigate.
1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WBAHE2315R
Secondary throttle cable was frayed causing secondary throttle plate to close restricting intake air. The throttle plate is used to control acceleration in the event of loss of traction. It just recently snowed here and I guess the tires spun on the customer c...
2002 BMW Z8 5.0L No Start VIN: WBAEJ13472
Water in the fuel could be ingested through the tank vent (which has to allow air in, to take the place of the fuel used) in the right rear fenderwell, behind the right rear tire; if the car was submerged enough. Also since there is water in the oil and wet ai...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Gear Radio Error VIN: SAJEA53D82
hi ,Tahnks For All You Guys For Replying to my post a lot of you were right.the problem in this trans were the K2 Piston that goes into the drum for the K2-K3 clutch were crack causing leak.This Could Of Been Vertify as a pinpoint if a presure test was done Ag...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L BAS, ETS, ABS, BRAKE Lights VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
Well im going to call this one fixed. We put Stabilant 22 on the harness connectors going into the ABS Control unit. This seems to have fixed the problem. Most replies were about the brake light switch, which was not the issue. I had several replies abou...
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L 1-2 shift VIN: WMWRE335XR
The vehicle was repaired at the dealership. was under warranty and had a tsb for the problem.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: WVWMD63BXX
Hi Everyone, I was 95% sure that the switch was the problem, and several of you confirmed it. I found out that the switch control for manual Type is only $61.00 OE. We got one and all is back alive. The Automatic one is close to $500.00. when the blower is ino...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L starter VIN: 3VWSF29M4Y
thank you all!!! sorry this fix took so long to post!!! this was a three part fix.first the starter was to slow rpm wise.two glow plug wires were rubbed making contact on the intake. third the timming on the injector pump was out of wack. so we replaced the g...
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