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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L tps VIN: WBABB22030
This one is one of those i should probably run from . This car has some intermittent faults and fault codes 3 - 5 - 17 - 22 . It will surge on start up sometimes and run fine at other times . It's idle control is erratic and when driving feels as if all curren...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Forward Gears VIN: WBAGH83401
Car hardly moves forward reverse is ok
1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Customer presented car with CEL on code 17 stored.States that car sometimes has long crank,but starts. Some times it will start on the 2nd or 3rd try.Says that it runs good on road . TPS had no glitches BUT I looked at TPS during cranking and it would drop out... Trouble codes: 17 (tps lower than min spec)
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Hesitation VIN: WDBRF81J44
I've never seen a symptom like this before. The customer described the problem as a hesitation but it is more than and different than a hesitation. The idle quality is good, power is good, engine accelerates good but when trans should upshift it delays for a s... Trouble codes: P20D4
1983 Porsche 928 S 4.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, **no mil lamp** VIN: WP0JB0924D
customer purchased vehicle which was delivered to him on a flat bed the previous owner drove the car off the truck and parked it and left. after that the car never ran properly! found bad gas in tank drained and fill with fresh replaced filter and pump and fou...
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L electric windows VIN: WP0EB0915H
need some help pinpointing problem with windows, neither window works, when testing switches all grounds. could not locate fuse for affected system. if anyone has any suggestions they would be greatly appreciated also speedometer and odometer don't work either...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Inmobilizer system VIN: 3VWBB61C7W
Hi, today at the mall, when I tried to open the car with the remote, it wasn't working, so I opened with the key, I turned on the ignition and the alarm went on for a while, so I tried to times but it was the same, I bought new batteries for the remote, but wa...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Abs Moduel VIN: WVWMA63B8X
Would like to know if anyone has used a snap on Modis to code abs module, and if you have what is the procedure I have a Modis with European and cannot figure out how to code used Module Thanks Joe
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WVGBC67LX4
Dealer diagnosed thermostat needs to be replaced. Can this be done without removing the transmission as the dealer says? mitchell flat rate is 10.1 hrs.

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2006 BMW 650i 4.8L Unknown VIN: WBAEK13456
I would like to thank everyone for there input. There was no play in the wheel bearings, although it sounds like the front left wheel bearing is going bad. I was also told about lower control arm bushings causing problems. The owner will be continuing to...
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