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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCD1328T
Hi need some assistance from all the iatn bmw techs. this 328 came in needing a head gasket running fine though but consuming coolant. Started taking apart to replace and found after removing valve cover and intake manifold, radiator and top front cover on eng... Trouble codes: 83 (crank position sensor)
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L cooling fan VIN: 4USBT53403
Help BMW guru's. This car came to the shop with the cooling fan not working. With a/c on or temperature, still no work. Found a blown 60a fuse on the power distribution panel, replaced it & saw it work 1 time but that was it. The car is a "builder", been hit i...
2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Customer states CEL on. Found codes p0491 and p0492. Checked AIR pump, found that was burnt inside. easy enough, replaced the pump. 2 months later, the CEL back on, same codes. found pump bad again. OK, Warranty new pump. This time the pump didn't last for one... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492
2006 BMW M5 5.0L Oil level VIN: WBSNB93576
I replaced the engine oil cooler and I am trying to check and fill the engine oil level. It was filled with 4 liters of oil and the idrive continues to say it needs 1 quart. So much oil was added that I drained it to verify it didn't get over filled. At that p...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Park VIN: SAJDA01D81
I have driven this car in both level and steeply sloped conditions and have engaged Park, but haven't been able to replicate the customer's complaint. I am reaching out to the iatn community for feedback from any who may have seen this symptom occur, and ask w...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Misfire VIN: SAJEA53C32
Good evening, We have this Jaguar in the shop that we just replaced the head gaskets on. All went well, timed the cam shafts per the procedure in Mitchell (as best as possible engine in car), started engine, sounds good but there is a rough idle, the check en... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/multiple misfire detected), P0301 (Misfire detected cylinder 1), P0303 (Misfire detected cylinder 3), P0305 (Misfire detected cylinder 5), P1316 (Unknown), P1313 (Unknown)
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L windows,locks,,wipers,many more items VIN: WDBJF72F7V
We have a 97 e320 with no communication on quick test (!) with ccm/cf/pse. What is not working, windows, seats, steering wheel adjustment, mirrors, sunroof (it did pop up but will not close) no fore/aft operation, no dome light by doors (will turn on manually)...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L poor power VIN: WDBUF26J95
Hey Benz Diesel Gurus: This car starts and idles fine, has a code P0215 in memory and shows lack of fuel pressure under a load, therefore is quite sluggish. The idle is at app 5400 PSI, then tops off at app 10000 at full throttle (these are figures from my MA... Trouble codes: P2015 (Fuel rail pressure low)
2002 Other European Sprinter 2.7L cruise control VIN: WD2YD34122
Cruise control doesn't work. I use alldata and a scanner that I can not get to communicate. Swith has power and shows power changes in differnt positions. Sorry for the lack of info but thats all I can say when I have no info. Any help or suggestions or input ...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L all windows VIN: WVWMA63B3X
found and repaired broken wires under carpet at drivers floor. still no window operation. need more info. on voltages of C A N system wires. Mitchell does not have this info. Have no communication with door control modules.
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L S180 fuse melted VIN: 3VWCP21C52
1st time i worked on this car the a/c wasn't working at idle,and it would try to overheat at idle. I replaced fan assy,at this time the under hood fuse panel & S180 fuse was not melted,fans worked great a/c worked great.2 days later came back with no a/c ever....
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Thermostat VIN: 3VWCK21Y23
VOLKSWAGEN TECHS...Beetle came in with little red temperature light flashing. Found it was overheating but the fans would be on. Felt hoses and found thermostat side cold engine side hot, so I replaced thermostat with no luck and having same issue. I did check...
1999 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1LS53D8X
Help! Advice needed from Volvo and/or CAN experts! Customer complaint with this Volvo is that when the car gets hot, the speedometer drops to zero, and the ABS, Brake, and Traction control lights come on. She told me to ignore the check engine light because it... Trouble codes: ECM, ABS, 1C
2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Radiator Fan VIN: YV1VS29532
Radiator fan stays on. I replaced the fan resiter located under the fan motor. I unplug the temp swich. The only way I can get the fan to stop is by pulling the 30 amp fuse. Any sugestion would be great.

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBABM3343Y
the customer has decided to trade the car in. he declined to let us diag any further and didnt want to put any more money or parts into it.sorry for no answer to this one, but i do appreciate the help and advice sent to me.thank you to everyone and this site.
1992 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Surge VIN: SAJFY1748N
Hello Jag Techs The fix was to remove the throttle body, clean all the carbon build up, replace the throttle switch (out of range) adjust the throttle, reset throttle switch, adjust base idle to 650 RPM after engine is warm, very important is not to race th...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L comp won,t run VIN: WDBJF70J2Y
Thanks to everyone .Turns out you can get alot of data from the ac head as well as clearing codes witch i had 4 of .one i am pretty sure was my problem child .ref pres sensor.BUT i had to clear them before i could run system and watch dtat on ac head.Pretty c...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L compressor VIN: YS3ED45E5X
Fix was pressure sensor, had customer take to dealer and they confirmed it was pressure sensor so customer brought it back and we installed pressure sensor and a/c worked fine I don't know if mitchell test for troubleshooting is correct I did not have voltage ...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 9BWDE61J83
thank you for all the replies i never got the car to act up and brakes to lock up drove car for miles and hours stop and go every situation you can think of never acted up but the customer requested that the booster and master cylinder be replaced so we did ha...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD31Y05
there was a flash for the pcm.tsb 08-10-2016958 it changed the miss fire strategies all is well thanks for every bodys help Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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