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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5533X
i dont have a smoke machine to check intake gasket,being that the misfire is at idle I'm thinking that maybe cam sensor's is limited for this so if any of you BMW techs could lead me in the right direction it would be grateful thanks Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L intake manifold VIN: 5UXFA53583
Hi Guys, I am working on the above vehicle, customer brought it in for a whistling noise from engine area when driving beween 1000 - 1500 rpm. Inspected the vehicle for vacuum leaks, none found - replaced alternator as was noisy when probed with a stethescope,...
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L MIL Lamp on, EPC LIGHT ON VIN: WV2NB47012
Received this 202 VW Eurovan with four live squirrels living and eating in it. Replaced complete engine wiring harness. Van runs great but sets three codes: p0571 brake switch f implausible signal, p1196 oxygen sensor bank 1, sensor 1 circuit malfunction, p110... Trouble codes: P1196 (Ox senser Bank 1 Sensor 1 heater malfuntion), P1103 (Ox sensor Bank 1 Sensor I heater low preformance), P0571 (Brake switch F1 Implausible signal)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B12
Customer complaint was SES light on. No drivabilty problems. Scaned for codes and came up with long list. p-2401,2400,0445,0245,0037,0418,0414,0102,0031,0141. With so many codes we went for the power/ground route. Found fuse 34 blown. Replaced fuse and cleared... Trouble codes: P2400, P2401, P0445, P0245, P0037, P0418
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YVLS5584W2
Hi volvo techs, i have a fault p0171 for Fuel System Too Lean (Bank 1).I inspected the intake system for leaks,re&re maf sensor inspect air intake tube for cracks)okay.i'm not sure weather the fault has occured, is there a bad maf sensor and a bad o2 sensor fo... Trouble codes: P0171

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2002 Audi S4 2.7L outside temperature display VIN: WAUXD68DDX
Hello Audi The important point when you encounter a problem with the outside temperature display is to bear in mind that this circuit works together with the climate control system circuit, in our case the problem was the G89 sensor which is located in the ...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L pcv VIN: WBAGJ8325W
Several of the replies indicated that these plastic intakes are noisy and the repair might be OK. Since it ran fine and did not indicate lean we buttoned it up. Some replies asked if we removed the intake to do the job. Yes we did, it is much easier to repl...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLK65G63
Well this one is fixed. In my original post I mentioned that I replaced the MAF. I had replaced it with a know good one we had in the shop,so I thought. Replace MAF with a new one and problem solved. Thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P2008 (O2 Sensor Heater Bank 1 Sensor 1).
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M62
I want to thank everyone for the help. I can't be 100% sure its fixed, time will tell, but we gave it back to the customer. I was able to check it while acting up at idle, with the Modis in grafting mode and the MAF was up and down from 3.5GPS to 13Gps, we che... Trouble codes: P2181.
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