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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8321W
Hey folks trying to find info on a code 00032 that i have no info on. I try not to work on these but a real good cust just bought this cheap and ask me to get it running for his daughter. It has a real hard time starting cold, but once it warms up it will fire... Trouble codes: 00032 (Unknown)
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L abs VIN: SAJEA01U33
Help please Jaguar techs!! We have this S-Type setting a c-1285 fault for the booster solenoid. We want to run the relative tests (I understand control module failures are common)But test information available to us does not specify which of the three solenoid...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF65J3Y
hello,and thanks for any input.customer states that car starts ok unless it is very cold. it has been 12-20f every morning here the last week or so.car was towed in last night.scanned for codes and got p1233,act icing up.found nothing on alldata for this code.... Trouble codes: 01233 (air charge temp icing)
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Windows VIN: WMWRC334X2
Customer states that the windows move very slow only when it is hot outside thay work fine when it is cold. All windows.
1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L compressor VIN: WVWZZZ1JZX
air con compressor not switching on. 5052 can see engine ecu measure block 19 zone 3 switch on and stay on .measure block zone 4 switches to [...] for 2 seconds compressor & fan kick in & then switches off & zone 4 switch [...].am getting 12 v at compres...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Variable Valve Timing VIN: YV1TS90D6X
Installing the cylinder head back on this vehicle. On the instructions it says to turn the variable valve timing unit clockwise to its stop so that the unit is in its end position then install upper timing cover. What is happening when we turn it clockwise t...

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1984 BMW 528e 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBA0K7305E
I am sorry all for the delay on this vehicle. A close friend's/customer's daughter has been in intestive care with her genetic illness. Been Helping out there. Nonetheless, I got time yesterday to get to work on this. Here is what I have found: I have a w...
1993 BMW 325i 2.5L Battery VIN: WBACB4313P
Thanks to all who gave of their valuable time to reply. Many of you listed the components on this particular circuit, most of which had already been eliminated via our schematic through Alldata. Do need to see if there is a flashlight charger in the glove box,...
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Oil Press/Level Indicator VIN: WBABS33431
I just replaced the oil pressure switch with an OEM from the BMW dealer, so far so good! I will call this one fixed!
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANA73584
Thank you very much to all of you that answer my request. The MOST loop for programing is located behind the glove compartment shock (on the left) and below the portable flash light. There is a small plastic cover about 2in. by 2in. that have to be remove with...
1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Alternator VIN: SAJHY1748L
A lot of good answers did put me back in the right track. As Louis, Scott and Bob mentioned, alternators can be self-excited when rpm increase. Just as I had experienced with this one. With the load dump module unplugged, I could still accelerate once and sta...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBUF65J23
before i tell you what the fix was i first want to thank those who shared thier information.I was convinced it was the cam sensor but every time i checked the signal with vantage it was fine and without a code i was not putting any more parts on without good r...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Sbc VIN: WDBUF70J14
Greatly appreciate the time you all took out of your busy schedules to help with this one. It ended up being the SBC Control Module, which luckily was covered under warranty. Sent it to the dealer and it was covered under warranty. Thanks again, you gu...
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Gear removal VIN: 3VWDC21V8Y
Yes the pin came out. The mushroomed looking end of pin actually has a shoulder. I drove pin from other side. Punch of right size and a heavy hammer and wow it moved. Rest was easy. If it wasn't my own car it would have a new distributor. Thank you.
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWDC21V82
Thanks to all for the great replies, I sprayed water near the coil and it died instantly. Replaced with a oe coil. Also replaced the crank sensor and problem solved. The coil was the problem however with a crank sensor code we didnt want a no start comeback. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0725, P1780, P1850.
2005 Volkswagen V6 2.8L door locks and power mirrors VIN: WVWW63B75E
I'm happy to report that this one is fixed. Just to clear up a couple of things that I either omitted or provided incorrect info in my original post, the vehicle was a Passat V6 and the codes that I listed weren't retrieved from the Central Control Unit(couldn...
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