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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L Default operation VIN: WBANA53514
BMW codes are given above. Can anyone translate into standard format? I tried global OBD 2 and only got a P17EE manf specific. This car will operate fine for about 10 miles. If you accel hard, like coming up onramp on interstate, the trans will default to 3rd ...
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2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L No Start VIN: WBABW53464
Hello fellow techs, this BMW came into the shop on a hook with a no start condition.The customer stated that it was the first time he had had any trouble with this car, other than at times it would fail to start, but if he turned the key to the lock position t... Trouble codes: 2774 (Engine cut off time)
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2001 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L leakage
Vehicle came from another shop with the fuel tank partially removed and the pressure line disconnected at the bottom of the tank. Inspection revealed the quick connect fitting is broken. Our shop program does not show that the quick connect fitting can be repl...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Air suspension VIN: SAJWA71CX4
Jag techs, I have this air suspension system that leaks down over night. The previous tech, that no longer works here, replaced the control module. Of course it didn't fix it, so here I am looking for help. I tried the soapy water and the ultrasonic ears but d...
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L power window VIN: SAJWA01T05
CAR CAME IN WITH POWER WINDOW INOP ON ALL THE SWITCHES AND AT DRIVER DOOR LOCK AND WITH REMOTE THE SUN ROOF WORKS WITH DRIVERS DOOR LOCK AND WITH REMOTE BUT DOESN'T AT OVERHEAD CONSOLE SWITCH REMOVED DOOR PANEL AND INSPECTED DDM CONNECTORS CLEAN DISCONNECTED B...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L esp warning message VIN: WDBJH82JX1
Hello mb techs. wondering if anyone has seen this before. the esp warning message comes on in the info section in middle of dash, and the bas light will come on. this happens on occasion, but kind of frequently. the car drives and runs normal but the customer ... Trouble codes: C1024
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF65J64
thank for your help. put in new canister shut off valve last week. car came back with p2025-0 code did some digging around and found i have something going on with the ground side i have 3.6 volt on one wire and 12.0 volt on the outher wire with the key on. th... Trouble codes: P2025
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBUF26J16
Good morning, this is a repost of an earlier request. I thought the vehicle might go to the dealer but came back to us: Customer complaint is about a rough idle with intermitten cut-out when warmed up. Vehicle performance is good but not as peppy as the refer...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCA21C2X
car cme in with alarm on no start scan codes no comm. at first unplug ecm and plug back in started to comm.no codes comfort mod. or any abs air bag.at first when open dr door alarm goes off.now no alarm with dr door.alarm goes off all other door hood pass. doo...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Surge VIN: 3VWRK69MX5
we have done a throttle body alignment, removed and cleaned the throttle body, replaced the air flow meter, to no avail. the switch on the clutch for the cruise had been wired around,and we replaced the switch. we chedked the starter lock out switch, and it wo...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Parking Brake VIN: WVWAK73C26
The car came in with the brakes metal to metal in the rear and the parking brake light on. Pushing the button did nothing to turn it off. Checked and found code 02433 or 012 control unit electrical fault. Tried to retract the pistons with no results. Has anyon...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D4X
Have a 99 volve s80 t6 that runs fine with no driveability issues other than the CEL coming on after customer drives car for a couple of days. Originaly was in for ecm-290a - bank 2 front 02 sensor. Was replaced with bosch unit then again with a volvo one. Cam... Trouble codes: P0154, P0560
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Won't Idle VIN: WAUZL54BXY
We got a lot of replies (19) and we thank everyone who took the time to be of help! We got a lot of replies on resetting the throttle angles and that confirmed the procedures of how to do it. It turned out that the crank sensor was at fault and after replacing...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Cylinder head VIN: WAULC68E35
Hello gentlemen, this car is fixed! I'd like to thank all who took the time to read and answer/suggest in a constructive manner. Yes, the rear coolant flange was the culprit, small crack that most likely got bigger with temperature variations and explains the ...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBADS43471
i tried first to replaced the valve body. same thing was happening.so the transmission was replaced and the problem was solved. thanks everyone.
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Traction con VIN: WBAAN37401
Jacob, John and Victor!! You guys were right on...this guy damaged a wheel and tire a couple of months ago and put his spare on.We were looking at live data and left front wheel speed was different cause tire was different size (height).We swapped with another...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Door Locks,Interior lights,blower speed VIN: 5UXFB33503
thanks to all 4 replies,we try new ignition switch.new final stage for the blower and did not help. customer took the car to dealer.thanks to every one.
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L no heat VIN: WBAVB135X6
we replaced the electric water pump & bled the cooling system extensively. the car now has great heat; but; is weaker on the right side. this one seemed like it would have been easy & ended up kicking our butts. thanks for all the replies.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA61EXM
so guys, thanks for all your response's. even though i did have spark to the plugs,it was not good enough. i ended up replacing the rotor and it fired right up..
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2001 Mercedes-Benz c220 2.2L central locking VIN: WDC2030062
Hi all thanks for all replies.Some replies said to change lock actutor which i had already changed ,as in my post.Managed to get some time aside to get promblem sorted.Connected osilloscpe to body CAN found can was waking up disconnect one can connection at a ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK49F61
Several of you guys hit this one on the head. Oil leaking from cam sensor migrated through the wire all the way to the computer. Replaced the sensor, cleaned everything up and all is well. Thanks to all who took the time to reply... Trouble codes: P2031.
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L tpms VIN: WN6Y345000
after reactivating the tire pressure system from the steering wheel controls... from diver info screen with mileage and odometer, use th up arrow twice, then press the R button on the cluster, then the + button on the wheel drive the car for 10 minuets push th...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3VWDD21C61
thanks to all who replied, pulled valve cover found problem with cam chain tensioner. my guess is oil starvation problem is root cause. customer opted not to fix, took car away. Trouble codes: P1340.
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