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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3340Y
Customer towed in no start. Customer drove vehicle on to a tow trailer and towed from Florida to Wisconsin last year. Vehicle would not start when car arrive in Wisconsin. (I wouldn't either if I came here from Florida!). He let it sit for almost a year before... Trouble codes: 209 (Manipulation protection EWS), 131 (Signal CAN Instrument Cluster INSTR3 Message), 132 (Signal CAN Instrument Cluster INSTR2 Message), 146 (Capilary leakage 05mm), 21 (Activate VVT-Solenoid Valve Intake), 8 (Signal Airflow Meter)
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: WBABN33411
i have this bmw that is killin me. customer says it wouldnt start one morning. customer replaced bothe pumps in tank. has fuel pressure, good spark. looses injector pulse at initial engine flare
1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L No upshift VIN: WDGBA43GOX
Car won't shift up from low gear , actually it's probably second . You can drive 40 if you have it set in sport mode. In reg mode it won't go out of low (15 mph) It's most likely in limp in mode. The tone rings are rusted off the rear axels and have gone one a...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E02
Thanks for your help in advance. this truck was brought in with a misfire and the mentioned codes. we checked it all out and found that the #3 ignition coil was bad. thought, this will be simple, not!! replaced the coil and it still missed. on the primary patt... Trouble codes: P2050 (po300 misfire damaging cat), P0256 (po303 misfire damaging cat 3)
2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L starter VIN: 3VWFE21C23
This Beetle came in, would not start, we pop started it and drove it in the shop. We found no power to the starter in start position. Checked all fuses and relays, all checked good. Next day it gets very strange, I checked again and now we have power at the st...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWCM31Y14
We just sold this car 1 week ago. The check engine light came on with a code 3081 with snap on scanner, and 19537 with another scanner we have in our shop. Alldata has no discription or troubleshooting related to this code. Can someone send me in the right dir...

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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Hesitation, Misfire, Burning Oil VIN: WAULD64B42
Thanks to everyone that took the time to offer their assistance in resolving this issue. As it turns out this vehicle had multiple problems due to owner neglect. First off the turbocharger on the right side of the vehicle blew out its seal, and there was... Trouble codes: 16518 (O2 Sensor Ckt B1S1 No Activity), 16523 (O2 Sensor Signal Too Slow B2S1), 16684 (Random Misfire), 16685 (Cyl 1 Misfire), 16686 (Cyl 2 Misfire), 16687 (Cyl 3 Misfire).
1984 BMW 533i 3.2L No Start VIN: WBADB7408E
Thank you all for helping & guiding me, seem's that both sensors located in lower bell housing, both should create a AC voltage out put,wile cranking engine, the one that provides ignition spark did create AC voltage , the one that controls Injector pulse did ...
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