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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L heater case? VIN: WBAGH83421
hi everyone. i have this bmw that when you have in on heat on the heater control head, it will start blow really hot and then start blowing cold air from only the center vents. i have checked for codes, using the pc retervier and i get a code 64 my alldata doe...
2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Radio VIN: WBACN33421
I have removed the radio to repair the heater controls and been informed that the customer does not have the owners manual or the radio code. He bought this car used. I made a number of calls to the dealer that I use and they told me to get the serial number o...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA22E7S
Vehicle bucks and jerks on light accel, bogs down while driving. The above mentioned codes have been addressed in previous posts, but I have another concern here. The datastream readings on this vehicle are false...for example intake air temp is -79, coolant t... Trouble codes: P0505, P0411, P1170
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA66E3S
vehicle cam in for check engine light on ,check code and has tons of codes,clear codes install new fuel filter and air filter,gone pass the smog and day called and towed car in for above problem,no power and starting poblem.checl all wiring top engi... Trouble codes: 99 (fuel safety shut off Recocnized), 104 (No can communication with EFP and TPM)
2003 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L Misfire
havent posted here for awhile but i have this v12 that when it is idling the missfire counter on the star shows figures from 3to 4 right up to 85 only on cyl no 6. dealer has installed new plugs, insulators ,they also allegedly replaced coil but removed it aga...

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1996 Jaguar XK8 4.0L key fobs/remote locking VIN: SAJJGAED3A
Well, the car still has the problem, and i have not got any further. The 3 replies i had were not very helpful, 1 suggested disconecting the battery and shorting the wires together, I assume this would ensure all the modules were hard reset, but as the battery...
1981 Other European ? 174CID No Start VIN: SCEDT26T6B
Thanks for all the responses about the starting problem. I tested all the basics, control pressures, cold start injector operation, vacuuum leaks, air-flow meter position, etc. Ended up replaceing the warm-up regulator, adjusting the base CO setting up a littl...
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L No Engine power VIN: YV1LS5502P
Thanks to all who replied, the customer does not want to fix the car. So we may never know what was causing the problem. I still think it was a bent or broken flexplate messing up the crank sensor signal to the ECM.
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