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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L cooling system VIN: WBAAD6327V
Greeting BMW techs. I have a strange problem here. This BMW gets hot in stop and go traffic. It has a new water pump, thermostat, radiator, and temp sensor. The fan clutch appears to be blowing moderate air at idle, and the aux electric fan is working as well....
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Heater VIN: WBAAM3340Y
Veh came in with no heat and coolent leak. Expansion tank was split on the side and replaced. Pulled hot water valve for inspection and replaced. Back flushed core and engine. Let sit with 25in vacume on cooling system for over half an hour, didn't drop 1in. ...

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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L high beams VIN: WBANA73504
This car was sent to us from a body shop and after the module did not fix the problem, we contacted the body shop and told them they needed to send the car to the dealer. The information I received was the headlamp motor on the right front was faulty, but thi...
2005 BMW 320i 2.2L gauge VIN: WBAEV13415
well we found out the problem; turns out that this car uses both coolant and oil temp to make the gauge and the computer happy so we had to change the oil temp sensor and now it is all happy and so are we. less hair now than before but I guess that comes with ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Sunroof VIN: WDBRF61J14
I should say "Yes, we hope we have fixed this vehicle!" I should have said something on my original post, but the first thing we did initially was check the sunroof drains and they were fine. We realize the gutters and drain tubes around the sunroof opening s...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWSE29M0Y
I would like to thank those of you who responded to my post. What I found was apparently part of the old impeller had lodged into one of the coolant ports. I removed the thermostat house and flush the system, reinstalled everything and problem gone. Many many...
2003 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L Code P0733 VIN: YV1TS91Z63
From all the information we have received and from speaking to a local transmission rebuilder, we have concluded that the car does have the beginnings of an internal slippage when shifting from 2nd to 3rd gear. We gave the customer an estimate to replace the ...
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