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1990 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, loses spark high rpm VIN: 19LED27299
-Swaped mass air flow sensor with 2 known good parts. -checked resistance of injectors and found within spec. -smoke tested intake for leaks and found small leak from cap, swaped cap and ran engine. -checked ditributor cap and rotor, found to be worn, replaced...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Power steering VIN: WBAGF8326W
Greetings everyone. I'm not too familiar with BMW P/S. I replaced leaking hoses @ resevoir and pressure hose between pump & gearbox. Fluid also had metal/glittery apearance, I advised P/S flush as well. Refilled & Bled air out of P/S and test drove. when @ ope...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride control VIN: WBAFB33581
Customer said fault occured after a sharp left turn at moderate speed. We have measured ride height and it appears to be the same for both sides of rear. Any additional information and/or help with this system is greatly appreciated.
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L vanos timing chain VIN: WBAFA53551
Customer complained about the vehicle harsh shifting after 30 mins of driving. This problem happens everytime after 30mins. Withing 30mins the gear selection disappear from the instrument cluster.Thats when the vehicle begins to upshift and downshift harshly. ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67EXS
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. I am having problems figuring out this Automatic Slip Reduction. The light comes on and the throttle wont Accelerate. It seems that these are common for a wire harness break down, but it seems to be OK on min... Trouble codes: 30 (The code is for CAN communication with Electronic Accelerator/Cruise Control/Idle Stabilization Control EA/CC/ISC module.)
1997 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Auto door locks VIN: YS3CH68M8V
The related repair history say all, or most of what I want help with. If anyone has had this type of problem on this MY and model Saab, I would appreciate a pointer toward the area of repair I need to focus on.
1987 Volvo 760 GLE 2.8L not ijector pulse VIN: YVGX694XH1
hi tech,car not star,i chek,fuel pressure good,spark is good,relays, grounds all good,i crank the engine but i dont have signal at the injectors,i put same carburator cleaning and motor star,i check also fuel injector relay,i suspect is good,the only i did not...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L car pulls right VIN: YV1TS90D51
In advance I would like to thank everyone for any help you can lend me on this one. I have a volvo s80 that pulls right under all conditions. I have checked for frozen calipers they seemed ok , but I replaced them anyways and blead all four wheels. I also trie...

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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L cd changer VIN: WBADP6332X
Took the Car to the dealer as per their requirement to confirm the fault and verify no other fault codes in the radio system - which I had allready done with my Autologic. They kept it a week and 2 days then replaced the CD unit as I had originally suggested....
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L reset dash VIN: 5UXFA53593
Jeffery was right on with his input. I followed the directions for this 2003 using the older vehicle instructions and it cleared the second time I tried it. The instructions said if it is not reset the first time to drive it about 2 1/2 gallons of fuel and the...
1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L Hesitation, ping under load VIN: YS3DM58V1R
First off, thanks to everyone for their advice. I did remove the timing covers, and verified that all of the timing marks lined up, which they did. I also found no abnormal wear on the belt, and per a reciept in the glove box, i found that the timing belt was ...
1997 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Engine operation VIN: YS3CH68M8V
Of the replies I received, one hit the nail squarely on the head. It was the ignition switch. The other that was relevant concerned the taillights. I checked that area first because, in a previous visit I had replaced the light assembly due to lens damage. The...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58E41
I checked and double checked every thing . I got a new by pass valve from saab It seemed to be better made than the ones I was getting from worldpac Its been about 2 weeks and no return it was returning every 3 or 4 days. Still can't believe I had 5 bad valves...
1982 Volvo 244 DL 2.1L No Start VIN: YV1AX4841C
Thanks to workfeg,[...], crjinfla, gregcobert, Gd4615, [...], awrench, A hearty thank you to all who responded! So, here is deal. As posted, pi...
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