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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L cranking VIN: WBADD6326V
brake litghs on consistant with ign causing shift lock to b inop need help finding a solution
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cluster VIN: WBABM5348Y
The customer complaint is that when he is going over a bump or just driving it will flash on the abs and traction light and air bag light. Also unable to communicate with air bag module
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L k-can VIN: WBANA73504
Dear BMW friends, this E60 has a K-CAN fault in the system and we can not pin point, which Control unit causes the trouble.According to the Modic we have to disconnect every CU on the K-CAN, which are all over the place. We also looked at the K-CAN connector,...
2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJFA14C1Y
every six months to a year for the past 3 years this jaguar xj8 has had a flooding issue it seem that right around this time of year every year it floods it self and we have to replace the plugs and it is good for six months to a year. Any help you can give wo...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L electric windows VIN: WDBHA29G2X
one or more windows inop after setting a day or two
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCB2988Y
Hello all, Here is one to chew on over the weekend. Vehicle came in with code p1275 (aging of o2 sensor b1s1) stored. Scope pattern shows the bank 1 sensor switching at about half the speed of the bank 2 sensor.Bank 2 sensor looks normal. Fuel trims reading ... Trouble codes: P0133, P1275
1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L engine VIN: WV2ZB0257E
hello, we installed a new motor in this van due to low compression and oil in intake tube. we are having a major problem with oil being blown out of pcv vent into intake cauising puffs of blue smoke. to confirm this, i ran pcv vent ( tube from air intake tube ...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB81H6V
Oh how I love thus Farfenhugen... Has P0172 fuel trim rich code .. Fuel pressure 35 eng running..no leakdown even 20 min after shutoff. Eng temp. good 190-200. Fuel press reg. not spitting into vac. line. Tried reman MAF (Not fond of the reman part) no change.... Trouble codes: P0172

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L fuel gauge VIN: WDBRF61J22
Well, this is one fine 'fix' scenario. Short story - long. From first on, the dealer had sent the incorrect sending unit (driver side - 4 pin, needed 5 pin) Sent correct one. Asked several times - 'Is the pass side (pump) correct?' ABSOLUTELY. Nearly every...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLJ65G12
members want to say thank you to those who replied and all your input, richard wins on this one ,changed out shut off valve by canister and all is good to go,thank you once again [bud] Trouble codes: P0455.
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L compressor VIN: WVWFE83A5T
Thanks to the three who responded. Troy needed more info, Mark & Gerald both said to remove the front engine mount and wiggle the engine around to gain enough clearance. The mount they referred to is on the passsenger side of the car near the firewall.
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C2Y
Well I'm happy to report that this vehicle has been fixed and did not have to go to the dealer. Thanks to all that responded to my request. After reviewing all the replies the fix came by using the vag-com software and accessing the instrument cluster and re... Trouble codes: 17978 (P1570 Engin ECU Blocked), 01177 (Immobilizer Code Engine ECU not allowed).
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electronic VIN: WVWRR61J84
Sorry guys but this one end up going to the dealer, I recieved few replies and most of'em were pointing towards an internal problem inside the transmission, Customer decided to take a a volks dealer where they end up selling him transmission rebuild, I do than...
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