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1984 BMW 528e 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBA0K7305E
What we have here is a head scratcher. I have read thru all replies and tried everything I know. this is an orginal owner car and beautiful. Car sat for about two years with only being started and not driven. Ran fine every time. Long time customer and friend....
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Oil Press/Level Indicator VIN: WBABS33431
This BMW came in with the oil indicator lamp intermittantly on. Sometimes it lights up amber and sometimes it is red. Another shop replaced the single wire oil pressure switch. With the key on and engine off the red oil pressure indicator is illuminated and wh...
1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 2.8L Fit & Finish VIN: 1110241200
We are looking for places that have parts for these old cars, we don't normally work on them? We are looking for a foot operated window washer pump for this car or repair kit? We are also looking for an emergency switch installation nut for the wood dash. Than...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA2505K
1989 300sel cust. compliant is while driving vehicle loses power steps on gas and gets no response but notices economy gauge does move..i verified complaint when driving down the road and eng. warms up it begins to stumble (run rough) feels like when i acceler...
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBHA28E7R
Please help me asap Thanks so much Trouble codes: 22 (Isc ea emergency mode this code is on ecm), 09 (Module N4/3 this code sets on the ea isc system)
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L cylinder head VIN: 3VWSG29M21
Hello VW We worked on the cooling system on this car, customer picked it up and drove it for about 100 miles, the radiator drain faucet opened up, while she was driving on the freeway, lost all the coolant and the engine overheated, now we have water in the cy...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L No Start VIN: 4USCD2321T
The fix is going to be a new lock cylinder and key/s from BMW. It was revealed that the whole housing the lock cylinder fits in had been replaced using used parts. Apparently there is a small difference in the early 96 lock cylinders vs. the later 96 lock cyli...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Shift select light VIN: WBAFB33521
Quite a few people hit it right on the head! The shift indicator light on these vehicles is suppose to stay on all of the never rest!
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L gear position switch connector VIN: YV1LS5510P
The problem is solved! Thanks to all who answered! Once the clips at the cable end are pried away from their catches (mostly when they break off), you need to go into the opposite end with a thin pocket screwdriver and pry the bright blue tab away from its c...
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