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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L audio VIN: WBAFB335X1
Noise only seems to be from rear bass box speaker, not any of the others. System is factory. Sound familiar to anyone ?
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Too High Pressure VIN: WBAAV5345I
Need some help here please? I have a 2001 BMW 330I Hi side AC pressures climbing way too high. Pressures start out normal, but quickly climb to 400psi on high side and will go higher, running pretty steady at 40psi on low side. Compressor does cycle like nor...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Starting VIN: WBAFB33591
hello members. this goes out to bmw or euro techs. i have an 2001/x5/4.4l. i hope someone can shed some lite. don't have any good troubleshoot guide with alldata or any data with this vehicle. vehicle towed in due to starter drive sticking. i did not replaced ...
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA934X4
This car keeps kicking the check engine light on for the oxygen sensor power circuit and heater circuit. We've already replaced both sensors and the light continues to be activated. It seems to take it about 100 miles of driving before recognizing a fault. I...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L braking VIN: 5UXFA13554
We wish to thank whomever reads this post , in advance. Your help and interest is greatly appreciated. Our Launch shows all sensors working. Scanned for codes in all systems, but zero codes. As you drive while coming to a slow stop, . . . the ABS kicks in @ t...
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L Accessories VIN: LBVNE98026
Car came in with complaint of CID intrmittent turn dark while driving.We have replaced CCC,CID,LVDS.Now this car has the same issue.We checked and found a code A46D-most ring reset cause CID faulty. According to test plan,we should check the supply voltage and...
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1996 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L fan VIN: SAJMX6344T
This car will not run the condensor fans with the ac. We can force fans on with switches in thermostat. wireing diag. for 96 dosen't match the car, this car matches the 95 diag. alldata says the condensor fan should come on with ac on at auto don't see anythin...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKN6048X
During computer relearn, what is the chance of this vehicle setting codes 172 and 175? I have reset, this will be the 3rd time. While monitoring, all parameters are within specs.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L fuel guage,warning lights,oil pressure VIN: WDBFA61E1M
Hi Everyone, This SL is driving me crazy. When I turn on directionals or hazard lights occassionally some of the guages and warning lights flash.It is more frequent if I have the headlights on. I have seen many similar problems in the archives and most were th...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L evaporator VIN: WDBDA28D6P
system retrofitted to 134a. system evacuated & recharged to 80% of r12 specs.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Left low beam VIN: WDBTJ75JX3
Failure or drivers side HID ballast. We have at customers request replaced the ballast with used units purchased from ebay. Just wondering if this is a common problem or do we have an odd ball vehicle here. Was going to install a used ignitor assembly last tim...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L Misfire VIN: WDBRF52H76
has anyone seen this problem before? misfire started on 2/6--replaced coil #6 misfire moved to 2&3 replaced coils 2&3 only misfires on 2 electrical dictates a software issue--possibly drivers for ecm any suggestions Trouble codes: P0306, P0302, P0303
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2000 Other European Corniche 6.7L hydraulic lines VIN: SCAZK29E2Y
power top inoperative fluid leaking from right side sun visor disassembled windshield frame & found pressure line from pump in trunk to valve block on windshield frame had burst I called Alber's & the lines from the pump to the windshield frame are on back o...
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L bushing breaking
I got this saab here a month ago because it would not shift into reverse. It turned out the small white shifter bushing was broken. I replaced it and then two weeks later it came back with the same problem. I figured i had installed it wrong so i redid the job...
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3DF38N6W
to all saab techs thx in advance.car intermittently stumbles and stalls acts like a bad map but that is ok.checked tps,ckp,grounds,powers and etc,any help is appreciated???
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2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB45S63
Vehicle came in with "warning indicator," turns out to be a MIL. pulled codes - got P0638 - Throttle Actuator Control Range Performance Bank1 +-10% and another Saab unspecify code. I did find a TSB on it referring to the ECM harness below the battery. It says ...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M0X
Misfire only happens at 1800 to 2200 rpm at sligt thottle in higher gears. If you goto full throttle the engine pulls ok. Idles ok Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301, P0304
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA29M1X
Help VW crew,I need some major help here.This Jetta has 3 issues.The engine sounds like it has a bad lifter[not pumped up]but all lifters were just replaced and the cam looks great.The customer claims hard to start after re-fueling and lastly a code for throt... Trouble codes: P1582 (throttle control error)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Door locks, windows ect. VIN: WVWPD23B3Y
Hello VW tech's, this one works with the key fob but not with the key in door, will not lock other door's or turn off alarm,works normal with fob. The other related thing that happens is that when you shut the door as soon as the doom lights go off the door lo...
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1989 Volvo 780 2.3L ballast VIN: YH1HA8723K
We are removing a turbo engine and replacing with a non-turbo engine, using existing wiring, also replacing modules with yellow label to match engine. Should we eliminate injector ballast to prevent matching problems?
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WAUJT64B33
Unfortunately, I need to close this without any additional information. I have not been able to get ahold of the customer to bring the vehicle back in. If I get a chance to look at the vehicle again, I'll revise the posting with updates. thank you to those...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L window motor VIN: WBAGJ8327V
All the replies were helpfull. customer had to have car before we got chance to explore further. He doesn't use this feature and doesnt even know if it worked, however we will pull door panel and verify that everything is plugged up when he brings it back for ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L abc VIN: WDBPJ78J61
This request was primarily due to communication problem with the car. The Launch x431 was used for scanning the car and turned out to be the problem. This car was manufactured 3/01 making it a 2001. The MB program would not communicate using the split date ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L radio VIN: WDBRF64J41
I would like to thank all of you who responded to this problem. I don't know if I will ever know what solved this problem, but we decided to disconnect the radio assy(command) and the instrument cluster for approximatly 10 min, reconnected them, recoded rad...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WPOCA2986Y
MOST OF THE REPLIES SAID REPLACE THE OIL SEPERATOR.YOU CAN SEE IT FROM THE TOP. IT IS BLACK PLASTIC BOX WITH HOSES GOING TO IT. IT WAS A BIT HARD TO GET TO, BUT AS WE WERE REMOVING IT ONE OF THE SHORT OIL BREATHER HOSES CRACKED. WE REPLACED THE OIL SEPERATOR A...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWPD63B0X
Thank you for all your help we ended up putting a thermostat in it had to take the timing belt out the worst thermostat to get to it worked it drove fine no overheatting and no codes thanks again for taking the time to read and respond iatn is the best.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B41
You guys are not going to believe this, this vehicle was given to me due to one of the other techs unable to pinpoint the issue... when he replaced the MAF sensor with o.e. it came with the plastic casing which he never replaced... he just swapped out the sens... Trouble codes: P0171 (system to lean b1), P0174 (system to lean b2).
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2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1LS56DY2
replaced orfice tube. orfice was ripped and system was low. thanks for the help guys.
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2004 Volvo V70 2.5T 2.5L A/C compressor VIN: YV1SW59V34
I attached a test light to the right side of the dash right off the compressor lead wire. Customer stated at approx 95 degrees ambient temperature outside the A/C would stop cooling and the test light would stay on. I suspect the A/C clutch. We are installing ...
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