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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L coolant temp warning light VIN: WBAGL63454
I am need of some direction on this E65 I have a overheat light coming on erroneously. I have checked the temps with another E65 and the findings are identical with in a couple degrees here and there. I have also checked the temp readings from the instrument c...
1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L starter VIN: SALJY1249S
Vehicle came in as intermittent no start. Ignition assembly was bad it just turned 360 degrees. replaced ignition and still no start. no power to solenoid wire. will start when voltage applied. My mitchell system does not give me wiring diagram for this circui...
2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L abs VIN: SALMF11475
Hello Fello Techs.I have a RR 4.4 l322 that is driving me crazy.While driving the steering gets very hard to turn and will begain to apply brake pressure to all four wheels and eventually stop the vehicle and I have to open the brake lines at the abs module to...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L lack of power VIN: WDBAB33A4D
Nobody in town can help us. (believe me I asked) Car will not get out of its own way. VERY under powered. Doesn't seem to spool up (rev up) quickly enough. You can get it up to 90MPH but off the line it is very sluggish. New fuel filter and output side of ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA43E2S
Car originally came in on the hook with the o2 sensor wiring on fire, after replacing car still ran horrible so we decided to smoke it, upon testing found intake orings leaking. We replaced intake gaskets, orings and while doing that replaced main wiring harne...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF26J85
Hello and Thanks for helping,This E320 cdi came in with low power as if the turbo was not making boosting and the engine makes a loud clacking-pre ignition sound.I scanned with launch and came up with 2359-1 boost pressure too low .I checked hoses and tubes an... Trouble codes: 23591, 25351

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1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20v 2.3L Cuts out, Airflow Sensor Wirin VIN: WAUHE58A4L
Well, John from California gets the Gold Star today!! Sure enough, the TPS and MAF plugs are dimensionally the same and will plug in incorrectly. Swapping the connectors from TPS ot MAF has returned life to this Audi. Why did'nt I see that?? Baskets and al...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8321W
well its def fixed, there is a plate on the back side of the intake that was sucking air therefore not allowing the iac to work, thanks for all the info! Trouble codes: 00032 (Unknown).
2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Heater VIN: SAJDA14C0Y
To everyone, thank you for all of the suggestions. As with most things in life, it ended up being the most simple of all - an air pocket. We bled this vehicle over and over again, used a vacuum filler on it, and finally were able to purge the air out using a f...
2006 Lamborghini Murcielago 6.2L Intake Air Wings VIN: ZHWBU16556
Thanks for all the helpful replies. The airflap-actuators are actual 2 electric motors, which have to be set: Ignition on, engine not running, hold down the flap-button for about 20 seconds, then turn engine on. It worked in my case. Interesting: if the flaps ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Interior VIN: WDBUF70J73
OK guys it fixed. I did end up replacing the cluster and then was able to gain communication to rest of modules. I did have to send this car to the dealer for scn coding. But after we got the car had no problem communicating with all modules. Suspension ha...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L No Start VIN: 4JGBB86EX6
Unfortunately this vehicle left for MB dealer without us fixing it. I did try a crank sensor, no change in symptoms, re-installed original. Cleaned throttle body, no change. Performed re-initialization of throttle blade. I also checked into the other areas sug...
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