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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAGF6328S
Bmw techs and others. I need help. This BMW runs great and has no problems except for a low idle. It is at 550-600 and should be 700-750 RPM. The only problem from this low idle is the alternator will not keep up with power demand. A/C on, idles at 720 and cha...
2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L reverse
start vehicle and put in reverse ,, let it roll and no problems ,, feather the fuel just a little and the trans binds in reverse ,,, like a drum piston or seal is over running ,,, more gas and it will back up but still binding either way i dont have a lot of...
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WVWAA63B4W
hi everyone, ive got a problem that i cant figure out with this passat. ive got a code for p1559. now for all ive read most likly im going to need to relearn the throttle. i tried with the VAGcom by rosstech. problem is i cant do this without clearing the code... Trouble codes: P1559 (17967 Idle Speed Control Throttle Position Adaptation Malfunction)
2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L No Start VIN: 9BWDE61J75
customer called in said he needs a clutch car was towed to my shop and we are unable to get it running. called customer and he says went to friends house and car would not start for him and that he did not know why,so please check it out. i put the solus sca... Trouble codes: P1570 (ecu blocked), 01176 (key not allowed), 01304 (radio no communication)

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L reverse VIN: WBABN53481
i recieved many replies several said that the drum inside the transmission has failed .we installed a remanufactured unit in and car is up and running.thanks to all
1993 Volkswagen EuroVan CL 2.5L Cruise Control install VIN: WV2HC0702P
Hi, thank you, appreciate 2 replies received, both suggested cruise system pin# detail. Still searching for factory OEM harness install/hookup diagram, prefer a clean OEM CC harness direct hookup than do a 'buildup'. Will update as found.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L runs good VIN: 3VWSD69M61
Thank you everyone for your replies. It made it obvious I should check the cam timing and sure enough it was off 1 tooth before the crankshaft. I Put a new belt,waterpump, and pullys on it and it finally smogged. Sorry it took so long to reply but I had to wai... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft sensor circuit).
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