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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L 2-1 downshift VIN: WBAGL63492
Hi guys, Ben [...] here with a BMW 745Li, as you drive this car it accelerates fine and shifts fine. But as you slow down to stop, and just as you stop the car jerks or surges as if its not downshifting or a converter problem. This car has no trouble codes, fl...
2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Oil level VIN: WBAEV53442
Good day one and all! I have a customer's BMW here, on start up the oil lamp comes on "amber" 30 seconds are so, then goes out. The dipstick on the engine shows full, we put an extra half litre of oil in to see if that would toggle it off, no such luck. From w...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23E9V
Hi Tech! This vehicle came in shop to prepare emission test. we scan the check engine light. It only show for p0170 fuel trim bank1. the engine is no missfire, not shaking, drivig is good. we look at the alldata, It recommamd intake air leak, injectors, diaphr... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim Bank1)
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA69M25
Need some help on this one. This VW will keep setting a PO 171 lean code. Smoked intake system for leaks(none found), inspected all vacuum hoses, checked the oil dipstick tube for cracks- all good. I had replaced the mass airflow sensor for low gp/s readings w... Trouble codes: P0171
1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Burned Wire to SRS Sensor VIN: YV1LW5717S
Hi Group I have one that is defiantly a Labor Day! I am concerned about the liability aside from just being a nasty job. The car filled with electrical smoke about center against windshield. I have pulled back Dash and began tracing a undistinguishable colore...

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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Stall VIN: WBADN5347Y
As suspected the problem was definitely the DME.After checking ever so closely,with everything pluged I had 9.35 volts instead of 5volts as the scan tool was indicating,so I disconnected the air mass meter and all voltages went back to 5 volts.Ordered DME and ...
1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L srs
Hi there all the replies point to a four pin plug by the steering column and i had a quick look and it is there, however i didnt try to connect as the customer would have got upset if i brought the light back on lol, i will put an update in when i try to conne...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Intermittent Starting
I have checked everything that everyone suggested, to no avail. Thank you all for the suggestions. Kept the car for a week, and it stopped acting up. Haven't heard back from the customer yet, so it may have just been a slight touch of corrosion in one of the c...
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