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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAHE2319R
men, need help with this beast. has spark won't start. i believe the problem is that the spark pluge flood. took then out cleaned them - same thing. did compression test on one of the cylinders, was 120 border line. tried a cam sensor same thing. not yet tried...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Stall, while driving VIN: WBAET37433
Hello all! I have a 2003 BMW 325Ci problem I hope you can help with...looking for some diagnostic direction. Original complaint was "vehicle looses power and stalls intermittently". I could not duplicate this in the bay, but after driving for 6-7 miles at 50-...
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2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L Electronic
I have this 2007 530xi with the low brake pad message is on and the BRAKE light in the dash. The pads are new and the sensors ohm out fine. My [...] won't enter any system in this.bimmer not even engine side. Any way to get these lights off? Thanks...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBRF64J61
Hi this car came in with the battery going dead overnite, the charging system is good and the battery checks out. So we tested for a draw and the test lite is pretty bright, if you need actual spec's I'll update. It also has the ESP lite on but there is a bull...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L trunk lock VIN: WDBRF64J21
Hello Benz techs we have a customer connundrum. The owner being a DIYer has replaced the truck lock with lock assy, # [...] which the dealer has confirmed is correct--However the new part comes with 4 wires and a new terminal block. Customer has apparent...
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1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L No Start VIN: WV2MD0701P
this vehicle came in for a surging , stall, no start complaint. narrowed down to be a computer problem . have tried to put 3 used computers in it and with all of them the vehicle will crank and not start also the check engine light will not do its self check w...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAC63B31
Well here we go again, need help please got this passat from dealer customer states that they upset him and he does not want to go back there. we scan it with the snap on solus pro and found code P0010 and on the screen it also says emissions workshop, we foun... Trouble codes: P0010 (Camshaft position A Actuator bank 1)
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1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1LS5710R
This 850 is a side project. It was with other shops that could not find the fix. It has been sitting for at least six months as far as the customer can remember prior to other shops trying to fix it. It was towed to me as a crank-no-start. No injector pulse an...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling system VIN: WBAEV33463
WELL THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP, WE BASICALLY REPAIRED TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY. I THINK THE FIRST COUPLE OF REPLIES HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. IT WAS TOWED IN COLD SO WE STUCK THE BLOCK TESTER ON RIGHT AWAY, TO NO AVAIL, WE HAD IT ON FOR ABOUT A HALF HOUR AND...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Fuel Leak VIN: WDBHA28E8R
Thank you for the replies, sorry it took so long to close, I actually had forgotten about the post until I got the reminder e-mail. As one of you stated I did not have to replace the entire wiring harness but rather just the part that plugs into the sender. ...
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1982 Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L wipers, heater fan VIN: WVWGG0163C
Thanks for all the replies. I pulled out the fuse box(comes out real easy). 4 or 5 connectors are plugged into the rear. There were 5 pins blackened by heat. I cleaned up the mating connectors and replaced the fuse box. Upon taking apart the old fuse box I fou...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBC21C0Y
Finally out the door. Turns out that it had a slight coolant leak just above the transmission. The leaking coolant was dripping directly on the speed sensor shorting it out. Repaired coolant leak, replaced the sensor and all is well. Till next time. Trouble codes: 00281 (vss - g68 no signal), 00652 (trans range controller not a plausible signal intermittently), P0722.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M53
Thanks for the prompt replys, guys. Waited to post to insure the repairs were effective.11 replies, 2 for thermostat only (Robert from Oregon,and Robert from Texas.)And this seems to have been the problem. The thermostat was operable, but a bit quick to open a... Trouble codes: P2181 (18613 cooling system performance).
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Battery VIN: YV1LZ56D0X
I am stepping out on faith.. I believe the passenger side visor was the problem. I have it disconnected as so far no more problem. Thanks for all the response.. Jim B
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L air condition system VIN: YV1C291H74
check vehicle freon level ok. try recalibrating the damper door as suggested seem to make some difference in temperature, still not as cold as the driver side. i told my neice to take the volvo into the dealer, and ask about a software update that was suggeste...
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