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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: BAVB33576K
customer complains of poor fuel mileage. had car tuned (new plugs)and checked fuel press ( 5 bars= 75 lbs). car runs great. I can't read front O2 with my scanner (doesn't show, only rears).was wondering if front o2 are a problem or maybe something else for fue...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAUB17596
Hello all you BMW guys out there, This car is really nuts. The car came in with the mil light on and we got codes saying the system was running too rich (twice) but not all the time. In fact the owner says the car runs perfectly most of the time and the scann... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 Running too rich), P0175 (Bank 2 Running too rich), P0172 (Bank 1 Running too rich), P0175 (Bank 2 Running too rich)
1989 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L blower motor VIN: SALHV124XK
land rover techs. Does anyone have some tips for replacing a heater blower motor without spending 12 hours doing it? Thanks! Herb
1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1288T
This is my sisters SUV and she lives in Oklahoma. When I got it it had 9 codes stored, wrote them down but left them at the shop, anyways there was one for the cam sensor, 3 misfire codes 3 catalyst codes and 1371 & 1373. The complaint was lack of power about ... Trouble codes: 1371 (1373 -), 1373 (testing and results)
1993 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L abs VIN: WVWEF4500P
Need some help here, I worked on this car for some coolant leaks and the abs light came on when the customer took it home. I have looked and all is plugged in and dry. I cannot get my scanner to pull codes on the abs or ecm. Scanner port does have power and gr...
1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YVILS5647V
Check engine light comes on for secondary air. we found that air pump is not coming on. Pump does work if activated with hot wire. Ground is good to pump. It gets fed from a relay. Found that relay is not getting ground from ECM.Tried a coolant temp sensor thi... Trouble codes: 446 (Pulsed secondary air injection system pump flow fault)

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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Hydraulic pump for traction control VIN: WV2MB47022
Van is finally gone! I called Bosch tech support and was advised to check for voltage drop in power supply to ABS module and particularly connections of fuse 6a located in aux. fuse panel. Pulled fuse and sure enough there were small burn marks on blades of f...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L EPC, MAF, Throttle B VIN: 3VWRF71K25
Thanks to all that responded, After removing wiper motor to access the PCM we noticed the harness to the PCM was coated and soaked with moisture, debris and leaves. We cleaned the mess up and waiting to hear from the customer. So far so good, although I doubt... Trouble codes: P0221 (16605 Angle Sensor for Throttle g188 P0221 Impluasable Angle. Signal Intermittent), P0122 (16506 Throttle Position Sensor g69 Signal too low P0122 Lower limit reached intermittent).
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