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2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4USBT33463
Hi BMW techs, car came in with overheating problem. pressure tested system and found lower rad. hose leaking. Replaced lower hose, thermostat and temp sensor and added coolant. Since the overheating and repairs, A/C doesn't blow cold. Compressor comes on, full...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRB81H1X
some basic testing done visual component,hoses,wiring connectors,electrical value of evap vent soleniod at canister and regulator/purge solenoid at air cleaner. the problem i have is that the regulator solenoid works but is out of electrical spec. and also doe... Trouble codes: P0440, P1582
1998 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L caliper VIN: YV1LS5378W
Passenger front caliper is frozen and causes the car to shake violently if you use the brake to slow down from 70 to 55 or so. When you let up on the brake pedal it continues to shake for quite awhile, worse if you steer off of straight. So what I would like t...

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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33525
Torn crankcase vent valve, bank 1; overlooked the tear in the diaphragm of the valve- make sure you roll the diaphragm open when looking for voids in the rubber, I failed to do this the first time I removed them to inspect; found the rip when double checking t... Trouble codes: 29E8 (fuel mixture adaptation bank 1 idling per time unit), 29F0 (fuel mixture adaptation bank 1 sum check fault), 29E7 (fuel mixture adaptation bank 2 idling per time unit), 29EF (fuel mixture adaptation bank 2 sum check fault).
2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L . VIN: SAJEAS1C93
sorry it took so long to reply back but this one is fixed,it ending up being a ground at the multifuction switch that had gotten hot at one time.thank all of u who replied and for your help.
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY124XY
I'm happy to report a fix on this one.I received 8 great replies with most of them suggesting a bad MAF.But David from California hit it on the head.The wiring harnesses for the rear o2 sensors were reversed playing havoc with the ECU. Switched the harness ... Trouble codes: P1170 (o2 sensor [...]), P1173 (o2 sensor [...]).
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSD69M01
Thanks for the help everyone. I went back after getting the replies and found the spec. I guess it was just to late last night. Thanks Again.
2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L compresser VIN: WVWAD63BX5
first off thanks to the three that helped it was very usefull info jeff and micheal nailed it the relay was the culprit a quik call to the vw dealer and 46 bucks later its fixed once again thanks to iatn and its members
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