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2001 BMW M5 5.0L adaptions VIN: WBSDE93431
I have a code P0505 for idle control system. I pulled the intake and energized the iac valve from the DME and the valve opens and closes. To energize you jumper the DME relay and ground at the computer. I checked the adjustment of the throttles and the left si... Trouble codes: P0505
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L radio VIN: WDBRF64J41
After re-installing instument panel, the radio (command system) will not shut off when ignition key turned off tested db2 circuits - ok, tested can"c" & can "b" circuits - ok. Also instrument cluster shows dash lines for audio, tele, & nav. steering controls ...
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WPOCA299X2
Vehicle previously had random, and specific misfire codes stored. Car acted like it had fouled plugs. Ran rough cold start, got better with temp. Runs perfect under hard accel & normal driving. After spark plugs replaced (which did look a little wet & fouled) ... Trouble codes: 0300 (random misfire), 0301 (cyl 1), 0303 (cyl 3), 0305 (cyl 5)
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWDD21CXY
hello this 1.8 bug was towed in. cranks over but does not fire, motor spins like the tb is broken and sounds like has no compression, I pulled the tb cover and the belt has slack is this an interference motor and can it be fixed?
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5545V
vehicle came to my shop from another shop they installed crank and cam sensors ,fuel pump ,ignition switch. ihave checked all the basics dont have any repair in on the lovely swedish volvo thanks in advance for all the help

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1987 BMW 325i 2.5L auxilary fan VIN: WBABB2309H
Thanks to all who replied. I found the high speed temperature switch on the top left of the radiator support and jumped it and the fan comes on at the high speed. Client was suppose to return on 7/13 but never did and he can not be reached so nothing further w...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L customer complaint VIN: WBADP6333X
Thanks for the replys,the noise is comming from the bell housing,the noise does travel around,we tried a complete trans flush but no help,this car runs great,shifts great.The customer wants to wait till the noise gets worse. Thanks to all Joe
2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L blower motor VIN: 4USCN33462
I everyone, thanks for the great help...after getting in to the blower i found one of the blower motor connectors overheated and melted. It was burnt very badly. So the repair I followed was to replace the blower motor and I also replaced the resistor as I was...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L cooling VIN: 3VWCC21C91
Hello everyone I first of all just want to thank all of you for the quick response.I appreciate everyones imput and the accurate help.Yes this was a bad water pump the impeller was broken in three pieces.We put a new water pump with the correct volks recommen...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWRG71K55
Well, as some had noted and the talking with a contact at a local VW dealer, the intake cam was off by 2 teeth causing the P1340 code. The vehicle was 8,000 miles out of warranty, VW was unwilling to help her, so we did the repairs. After receiving the needed ... Trouble codes: P1340 (Cam Sensor / Crank Sensor Incor. Correlation), P0300 (Random Multiple Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 Misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 Misfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire).
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