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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVB13516
so we had a unsuspected motor flush in the shop. filled the car up with oil , ran car for 10 seconds.raN fine, turned it off and went uner the hood to pull dip stick. found no dip stick, checked oil by cluster. oil level ok. procedded with other reapairs. a wi...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Wheel Speed Sensors VIN: SALJY1248W
I was able to put an ABS Lamp bulb in and jumper the DLC to get those codes. As near as I can interpret this, it points to RF WSS. We scoped both front sensors and saw the RF had a really ratty looking pattern compaired to the LF. I then pushed it down to clos...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Air suspension VIN: SALSH23438
Hi Group, Owner ran over a traffic cone on the right front and immediately the amber air suspension warning light came on. Scanned with Autologic and have a hard code U0434-86. Description for the code is "invalid data received from active roll control modu...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Ride control VIN: WDBNG73J71
Hi to everyone on IATN. I'm working on this S55 benz. ABC warning comes on and at that point the suspension is non-functional. When the ABC light is not on, all functions of electronic suspension work fine. When warning light is on, a trouble code of C1525,ind...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Lighting VIN: WDBRF40J14
Hello all, This Benz has no interior lights working when you open the door. Lights works when turned on manually, this started with a short at the passenger partially electric seat, I repaired that and replaced one seat motor, for the recline. Now interior lig...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Water Pump VIN: YV1TS97D2X
Doing a timing belt with w/pump, have unbolted the pump but cannot remove it from vehicle. I am tempted to break off the plastic protrusion between the hydraulic tensioner and crank gear but maybe it has a purpose i can't see. I know volvo techs have had to ha...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Steering VIN: YV1LS5575W
This car comes in with some P/S whining and shutter shake when getting close to steering stops (Or about half way) while being parked or at low speed driving. Found no air in system or in resovior. Changed fluid with Dexron lll as per owners manual. Didn't hel...
2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: YV1CZ91H33
This car has been going from shop to shop for a while. The original story is that it was running fine, the customer went to start it one morning and it would turn over but not start. The local dealer did a compression test and said it needed an engine. They su... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L park assist system VIN: YV1SZ59295
service park assist display on dash. I have the following codes in the Rear Electrical Module DD10 LIN communication fault, 4F42 Parking sensor 1 faulty signal, 4F43 sensor 2 faulty singal, 4F44 senosr 3 faulty singal, 4F45 sensor 4 faulty singal. there is ver...

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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L Central locking
Retried all attempts to initialize key but was unsuccessful. Contacted BMW dealer and they admitted they have had some faulty brand new keys. They ordered a new one and it worked straight away.I guess you cannot rely on new parts either!!! Thanks for your rep...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: EA30D6J097
Hey guys, thank you very much for all the quick replies. I tried all three different wiring suggestions, and unfortunately none of them gave me the results i was looking for. After toiling with this for a while i found a solution. I lengthened the linkage to t...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Electronic VIN: WDBHA24G5Y
We were unable to correctly diagnose this problem. We replace the transmission connector seal and connector plate that goes between the valve body and transmission. Flushed all BG synthetic fluid out and reinstalled the correct Mercedes fluid. Removed and insp...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L stater VIN: 3VWCK21C51
most were right,starter was the problem.i desconected the solenoid feed wire and powered it directly still made noise,this eliminated ignition sw.flywheel was in good condition.thanks for taking the time to replay.
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