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1990 BMW 325i 2.5L Surge
hi all. unfortunately i dont have the plug ins for this year and I could really use some pointers. Engine idles hunts between about 700 to maybe 1500--you know the lope I mean. Many engines do this when coolant level is low and the sensor doesnt get a signal. ...
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1994 BMW 525i 2.5L 3 Gear VIN: WBAHD6328R
Bmw tech, please help. Car tow in and complaint trans program light on during 60mph. Trans downshift [...] 3rd and stay in limp mode. Check fluid level ok and not too dirty. Erease dtc. Road test, vertify complaint when car driven for 5 minutues highway speed. Tr...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBACD43201
Greetings All, We have this BMW with a no crank condition,apparently caused by the EWS module. When I look at the data from the EWS it shows the keys are invalid.The owner brought us 4 keys, all of which showed to be invalid. At this point I tested the ring c...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8323W
Customer states vehicle intermittantly stalls. Stated vehicle will crank no start for a few min before finally restarting. Scanned for codes found P0340 CMP malfunction. Not being used to seeing cars stall from cam sensor problems first thing I did was unplug ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft sensor malfunction)
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Radio VIN: WBAGN63494
Hello, I have a 2004 745li in the shop with radio problems. The display comes up and shows am fm cd and cd changer but all are inop. I have an extra MOST ring and have checked all the units in the trunk, the cd changer and the ASK (single cd player) All units...
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2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L Accessories VIN: WBANN73516
customer brought in car complaining the key remotes are not working. along with the power seat memory and FM radio memory does not work. He advised me of something he found on the BMW forum discussing the wiring in the roof where the rear hatch hinge meets the...
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2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA82C95
Car came in with check engine light on. Code pulled was P0174 (Bank 2 combustion too lean). Cleared and reset codes. I listened for an air leak, I didn't hear any. On other Jags this has always worked well for me. I could hear a hiss through the hose on the ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 combustion too lean)
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBSK75F93
Hello folks we got a tough one on our hands. At first the transmission was starting off limp mode now the vehicle wont shift out of 1st gear. visit workshop transmission coming on in dash tried to pull the codes with the lanch and the modis both cannot communi...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Monitor System VIN: WDBNG74J44
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR NONE OPERATIONAL, INSPECTED AND FOUND LEFT TIRE PRESSURE SENSOR NOT READING, REPLACES LF TIRE SENSOR, MESSAGE STILL ON, TEST DROVE AND MONITOR WHENT OFF ALL TIRES READING CORRECTLY, SHUT VEHICLE OFF AND MONITOR MESSAGE RE APEARED. CHEKED ...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WV2EE0709S
Will start and run for awhile then die. Most times will re start right away and sometimes you have to wait a few minutes. After it warms up it will idle too high. VW replaced IAC but still has idle problem. Fuel system ok. If I unplug the MAP sensor van will r...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L engine VIN: 9BWGT21J61
Hi Guys, I got one here we cant get a handle on. Did above repair and now car has vibration just at 3500 rpm under slight load. Vibration comes from front and is loud and shakes the whole dash just at that range. Replaced rs axle again and front motor mount a...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Erratic Shift VIN: 3VWCP21C52
Original complaint when brought in trans was in failsafe because of defective tcm and customer drove it this way for a year. Rebuilt trans and installed tcm and has been doing fine until customer called and said after driving for a while starts shifting errati...
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2000 Volvo C70 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: D2YJ012509
Customer brought car in saying it was running poor stalls and will not restart immediately. When the car came in it had a MIL lamp lit with codes PO101 MAF and PO172 Rich Exhaust. Engine was running rough but as we tested and ran the engine it smoothed out. Ch... Trouble codes: P0101, P0172
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L air bag light on VIN: WBADT63443
thank you for all that responded,the problem was the spring clock,consulted with frieds at the dealer.yes you need to replace the driver air bag and spring clock,but most of the time if the spring clock is replaced,but make sure connectors are in good conditio...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air vent temperature VIN: JN8AR05Y5X
Well! Finally this beast is out of here. The fixed was the water heater control motors unit. One thing to remember is that this ac control heat thru the heater motors. There is a heater core but they are separate left and right inside the core. There are NO SE...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Comressor shuts off VIN: WBBJF55F4V
After replacing the evap sens and the temp sens on the rec/dryer the customer has not returned so I'm gonna call this one fixed. Thanks for all the help
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L soft top VIN: WDBLK70G13
Thank Goodness this car is fixed ,The Deck lid Position Sensor located on the right rear hinge by the top of the trunk was bad.This top came in not working at all and after checking all the switches and Clearin the codes and finally a hard reset ,connecting th...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Thermostat VIN: 3VWCK21Y23
thanks to all who responded. Sure enough pulling thermostat out I found pump impeller seperated from shaft. Fixed and gng soon.
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