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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Brake assist VIN: WBAGH83401
When the temperature is below 15 degrees F outside. There is no assistance in the brake pedal. The pedal is hard and the vehicle is hard to stop. No ABS lights on. The brake lining light is on, but the pads are new. We let the vehicle sit in our warm shop for ...
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L wont start VIN: WBASB53402
Thought we had this one fixed. Came in on the hook, turns over, no start, Autologic says start and key enabled, no other codes in any system. Turn key to on position with foot on brake, wait 30 seconds, turn ignition off, then car starts normally, like it is r...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: 5UXFB33592
message on information -self leveling suspension inactive. has any one run into this ? air control module seems to be the most obvious, thanks for your help,
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2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L vibration VIN: WBAEP33445
hi everyone we have a 2005 bmw 325xi wagaon. it has a vibration at idle with foot on the brake in drive as soon as you put it in netrual vibration goes away and if you turn the steering wheel the idle drops 400 rpm and then comes back up.checked all mounts and...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX6243W
I am hoping someone out there has conquered J2534 pass through reprogramming of Jaguar ECMS. I have fought all day to reprogram this one and have been unsuccessfull. I have a CarDaq PLUS and and EASE reprogrammer. I have tried them both on XP and VISTA. The Ca...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L heated windshield VIN: WDBNG75J92
Front windshield heater short circuited. Windshield replaced, now no power at connector . Trying to locate the Auxilary fuse holder. Alldata shows it existing, however does not show a location. Anyone know where it is?
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBUF83J54
Hello Guys, I got this 2004 Mercedes E500 4Matic car came in with airmatic issue found two codes 5210 left front air solenoid & 5350 Airmatic pressure release valve Ap/1Y1 . Replace new left front air strut clear codes & calibrate air suspension but Code 5350 ...
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2001 Rolls Royce PARK WARD 5.4L Other VIN: SCALD61E11
Hi Guys, I got this 2001 Rolls Royce Service Required Light Is On... Is any one knows how to reset the service Maintenace Light to go off. any help will be greatly appreciated
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRC29M1Y
vehicle was towed in with a no start condition verified fuel and spark pulled plugs -wasted replaced MAF plugged up--replaced vehicle has PO 341 and from what I see after repulling the plugs is that they are dry. I verified fuel pressure and that it is making... Trouble codes: 341 (cam sensor out of range)
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M53
i have the 03 jetta that keeps popping the mil with a p1338 cmp code and lacks power,i am not getting a cam sig with the scope, the pattern goes to batt v on the sig/ref wire at the sensor koer. is there in fact supposed to be batt v on the middle wire cuz i h... Trouble codes: P1338 (cam position sensor circuit open short)
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2003 Volvo V70 AWD 2.5L ABS module VIN: YV1SJ59H03
hello tech's need help i got 2003 volvo v70 2.5T AWD. ABS light is on and i have no communication. do have power & gnd dissconnect diff controller still same thing . i think it need;s controller. i spoke few people who rebuild these module and they said this m...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L t stat VIN: WBSDE9349Y
Hi Thank you the 11 that replied, all said the same thing that bank1 is passanger side. and all said easy job to replace t stat. It was an easy job after all, hardest part was pushing the housing back on with the new o rings. Thanks again
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride control VIN: 5UXFB53504
1st of all, i would like take this chance to thank you all the help, especially Yang for the full detail of how the system work. But wanna say it is not normal that it will drop to ground after certain time in the air. What happen was the height setting was no...
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2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA03902
Hello Jaguar Techs all of the replies referred code P1587 to the throttle body being gummed up, we removed and clean the throttle body, perform a drive cycle and the code never returned. Thanks a lot for the replies Trouble codes: P1587 (throttle control modulator command malfunction).
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAA25435
This one is fixed. Robert hit it on the pcv. Strange unit. You can pass air easy even on a new one in both directions if you hold a thumb over one end and you can hear the diaphram move inside. the new one was crisp clear noise the old one was sloppy noise. In... Trouble codes: P0171, P0101.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L esp warning message VIN: WDBJH82JX1
First I would like to thank everyone that took the time to reply. I did replace the brake light switch with a factory as many suggested. The problem still came back a couple of times though. The customer did stop in today and said the light has been off for ov... Trouble codes: C1024.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Stall VIN: 4JGBB86E86
Well going to call this one fixed. Replaced crank sensor & so far so good, hope it stays that way. I think every reply said crank sensor, a couple mentioned fuel pump connector. As many times as it went to dealer for this problem (at least half a dozen) you wo...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: YS3DF78K22
Unfortunately the customer is looking to get rid of the car, and does not want to spend any more money. Buddy suggested a corroded connector at the firewall, but this car did not have that. Gerald suggested cleaning the connectors around the battery, which w...
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: YV1LZ56D3Y
Hello everyone. Thank you for all the great replies. Yes the timing belt has been done some time ago, last summer i believe, but it wasn't off mechanical timing. Thank you Alfred, David, Richard, and Gary for answering my question about the intercooler oil d...
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