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1987 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1616849849
my name is matt im cuurntly have a 1987 bmw 325i that wont start it came in for a rough idle and check engine light was on. while the vehicle was running we hooked up our otc genesis when we turned it on both my scanner and the car died. now i have no injector...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGA83421
Hello, and thank you in advance. The customer stated that several days ago while on a business trip the car began to run hot and loose coolant. He found a repair shop and had it checked. The repair shop installed a new water pump. It arrived at our facility (n... Trouble codes: 26 (multiple fuel trim 1 limit reached), 27 (multiple fuel trim 2 limit reached), 28 (additive fuel trim 1 limit reached), 29 (additive fuel trim 2 limit reached)
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L cruise control VIN: SAJKX6246W
Hello all. Calling all Jaguar factory techs. I need help on this one. Car came in with bogging down issue. I thought it was the throttle body so swapped w/used unit. Turned out to be vacuum leak. Now no driveability issues. Car runs and shifts great! But, now ...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNM22292
need some help from some land rover experts. I got a freelander that has an intermittent no start seems to happen after a hot soak. when it dosnt start I have no spark and no injector pulse I do have power at the injector harness. I checked for power at the cr... Trouble codes: P1472
1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L mil not present VIN: WDBDA28D8N
In for pre-smog inspection can not find mil. It does not appear to have one. Called dealer they said it does. Manual says it does. There are no markings of any kind on the dash that would indicate any kind of mil i.e. no symbols, no light socket, no hanging wi...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Steering VIN: 4JGAB72E4X
I have an unhappy customer on my hands. We just performed a "B" service on his 1999 ML430. Car has 182,000 miles on the odometer. We noted on our repair order that the power steering system was noisy (probable pump) Customer says noise was not there when he br...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L radio VIN: 3VWSF29M6Y
lost radio code by disconnect /try to have it from dealer can not help because not the radio of the car please help!!! vw serial number:[...]
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L abs module VIN: WV2NB47012
we got this eurovan in for the abs light, found failed steering angle sensor. we have installed new sensor, but we are having a heck of a time finding the correct 5 digit code for the abs module. we have the login code to compensate the sensor and code the abs...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L steering/suspension/drivetrain VIN: YV1VS2555Y
Hello tech's, I have a customer with this volvo s40 that was shaking violently under acceleration on freeway speeds. SUspected cv axles. Customer replaced both axles with remanufactured units and said it did not vibrate for about three weeks. This customer dri...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L hydraulic VIN: YV1VS29531
I have this Volvo which we flush brake system manually (bleed system) . the pedal is now soft, so we bleed again, and again. then we replaced the master cylinder, and bleed and bleed from the master, to abs block, to the wheels again, no change so we hook up o...

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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML44E84
Thank you for those who responded. I replaced the starter and everything is running great. Infact, when I finished this one, I had a 04 Audi S4 with the 4.2 engine come in with the same problem and replaced the starter an it fix it as well. Thanks again for... Trouble codes: P3054 (Starter Mechanical or Electrical Malfunction), 19510 (Starter Mechanical or Electrical Malfunction Audi).
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L whel speed sensors VIN: SAJEB51D82
We were initially thrown off by the scanner. If a launch is used, you cant use the updated program. The old program gives the proper wheel speed readings. Once we figured that out, checked all the sensors and wiring, we found the right rear sensor ring on the ...
2004 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L eng/trans VIN: WP0CB29934
Happy Thursday, Yes folks, we have a winner. I want to start by thanking Sevan for his above and beyond assistance. He e-mailed me some real world tips on doing this clutch job with the engine in place. There were 9 gentlemen whom replied to this post. I t...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Charging VIN: 3VWSE29MOX
Thanks to all that replied,taking afvice from most of you i replaced altenator with good known used 120 amp unit.FIXED.Thanks DAve
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SWSK123981
mifires on 1 2 and 3 turned out to be a plugged cat thx for all the replies Trouble codes: 0300 (random misfie), 0301 (0302 -), 0302 (0303 -), 0303.
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Parking Brake VIN: WVWEK93CX6
Thanks for your help on this. Here is a link to ross tech for proper proceeder: Since this is shared info I've copied and pasted the proceeder here: I prefer to go to ross tech and print ...
2004 Volvo V70 R 2.5L clutch assembly VIN: YV1SJ52Y64
Thanks everyone for the helpfull hints. You were Right about the amount of hardware that needs to be moved to service the clutch. thanks again. Mark
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