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2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ03XYD
Code 42 will pop up every time, but only on the right bank. I tested the system by a voltage test at the cats and then by swapping the feeds to the cats and the code remained on the right bank not staying with the right side cat. The results were still the sam... Trouble codes: 42 (abort heating e cat 1)
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L no start VIN: WBAET37474
i am looking for the ews module all data not heplfull this time
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANA73534
hi, were working on a 2004 bmw 530i.came in with a check engine light on. bmw codes, 2883 and 2882, mixture preparation bank 1 and 2.P0171 and P0174. did a smoke check and visual inspection and found everything to be ok.i'm wondering if anyone has have had a i...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L ABS control VIN: SAJNV4842K
When the car arrived via flatbed tow, the reported symptom was no longer active. The brakes worked normally. There is no record or a recent flush, and the brake fluid looked dark, so an aggressive flush was prescribed. We ran 4 liters of brake fluid (Dot 4 Cas...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L abs VIN: SAJJHALD3A
G,day everyone, Vehicle came in with ABS light on and a hard brake pedal. Retrieved fault codes from ABS ecu, code 21-main valve. Resistance tested valve, faulty. Replaced valve, light still on and pedal hard.Check power to the pump, ok. While road testing veh...
1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L ABS/ Traction Ctl. VIN: SAJPD1849X
Hello fellow Jaguar techs.! I got this cat here with a ABS/ Stability Ctl./ Traction control message. Also, the speedometer is intermittently inop, when speedo is inop, Transmission Failure message appears,( obviously), no speed signal= no Trans control, cool....
2003 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L abc VIN: WDBNG74J43
Hello techs, First time seeing this vehicle. Came towed in leaking fluid from the L/F area, along with ABC message "in red". Scanned and found C1525 system psi. too low, C1526 Malf. in pressure supply. Inspected leak and found dual p/s pump leaking behind pull...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L roll bar VIN: WDBSK75F55
roll bar will not stay in the down position. it will go up and down without problem. the issue is staying in the down position. the roll bar pops up while moving and when the car is turned off and key out. is there a reset or calibration procedure. any help or...
1989 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16-Valve 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWTC01G3K
ok vw guy (or gals) thes one is giving me fits. checked all conections powers grounds all seam good. fuel pressure good (except to injector from fi manifold).strong spark 125+psi compression all cylinders.will not start after long crank starts runs well will s...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Hard Start VIN: WV2EE0704S
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this reasonably well maintained Eurovan in with a complaint of intermittently being hard to start. The customer states that he must crank it excessively and pump the gas to get it to start. He says t...
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L BatteryDrain VIN: YV1LS5556T
Hey guys, Please read this message entirely. I have this volvo 850 that has about a 200-300ma parasitic drain. If the car is not started for 3 or so days the battery is dead. I have looked over all the tech help fixes but no luck so far. I have tested everythi...
2003 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L window motor VIN: YV1SW58D93
Hey everyone. This one has me stumped, but it seems as though it may be something straightforward that I'm missing. Vehicle came in with a faulty passenger side regulator - the blue clips that hold the window to the window motor were broken and the regulator ...

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2001 Audi S4 2.7L clutch line VIN: WAURD68DX1
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L exhaust rattle VIN: WBAGN63483
fixed may be a bit strong for this repair. since he is a friend of mine, I / he chose to plug the vaccuum line as per Greg's recommendation? (if you call it that, not holding it against you Greg;)) I think ideally we should replace the muffler. He will report ...
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: WBANA73594
I check a couple of things you recommended. I am going to walk away from this one and send him to BMW. I feel this could get ugly. He is a fried of mine, so I asked him to report back. If I find out more, I will let you know. THANKS
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L radio
Hi group most of you hit it right on. the fuse on the back of the radio was blown thanks so much for your time and help. God bless
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRB81H1X
update and fix My concerns were correct as someone did indeed install the wrong purge valve (took mutiple vw dealer calls and alldata library requests). the purge valve was correct for a 98 , but for canadian built car. it was also installed backwards.the new... Trouble codes: P0440, P1582.
2001 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L camshaft timing VIN: WV2NB470X1
Thanks to all that responded we have made the decision to replace engine with factory remanufactured engine. Parts to repair engine are too expensive and due to carbon build up the only way to be sure would be to tear down engine and clean replace all timing c...
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