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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L heater VIN: WBACB4311P
car came in and has on heat from heater removed heater valve and it is completely open i started car with valve removed and found that very little coolant flowed from the hose that runs under the intake manifold that is the supply for heater core so i removed ...
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2005 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L Radio VIN: WBAPA72090
Good afternoon, i have this bmw i don't know the procedure of recoding the radio to the car. The radio on the screen saids desabled. I have tried to scan the car with auto boss but there is no communication. Any help would be appreciated on how to code the rad...
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2006 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAVA76040
First off this is an E90 320i wih an N46 engine, Vehicle presented with no interior cooling. Carry out scan on IHKA no codes, Data stream: system pressure = 0 Bars. Scan JBE (behind glovebox) no codes, data stream: system pressure 7.1 Bars. Carry out activatio...
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2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVD335X6
Bmw techs this one is getting personal. This 330xi came to me with a cel on and the above faults stored.i checked fuel pressure 75 psi, smoke tested for air leaks, found intake runner control on underside of intake manifold had a very large air leak. I replace... Trouble codes: 2C32, 2C2C, 2C7F, 29D1, 29D0, 29CC
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L Blolkwer motor VIN: SAJNX2740T
When the blower motor wouldn't shut off here at the shop, I removed the fuses from each side. The left fuse had no effect, but the right fuse removal stopped the blower fan motor. The rest of the system seems to run normally. The low temperature is explained b...
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2007 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.0L parking brake VIN: SALLAAA447
There is a very loud noise after releasing the electronic parking brake. It will last about 3 or 5 seconds and it is really loud. Rasearching on google (!) I found several similar cases. All of then regarding bad electronic parking brake assembly. I bought a...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L abs module VIN: WDBJF83J2Y
This E430 has a esp bas lights that come on every time you start to drive the vehicle.I have tested powers and grounds at the esp module and all are ok. there is a tsb in Alldata that relates to an updated module but the part # [...] is not listed. module...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L remote keyless entry VIN: 4JGAB72E71
Hello fellow techs, thanks for reading. This has been an ongoing problem for a while. The vehicle was bought used with two functioning remotes but both would only work when very close to the vehicle, at most 5 feet. I replaced both batteries in both remotes an...
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1985 Rolls Royce Silver Spirit 6.7L voltage regulator VIN: SCAZS42A7F
charging system has been modified, customer want it returned to original,has had a gm self exciter installed, we cannot find a wiring diagram or a locator for this veh, any help apreciated
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1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.8L buzzer VIN: WV2EH870XV
i have looked through all my and everyone that i knows information and all i can find is a buzzer for the parking lights. when i checked this out all i found was a brass jumper where this buzzer should be according to the component locator. this jumper appears...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C7X
Thanks in advance for any help you might be able to offer. I have a reoccurring P0172 Bank 1 too rich. I have gone thru the archives found most of the time this code appears, a airflow meter has fixed the issue. We have installed 2 in the last 6 months. Heres ...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA69M85
Throttle body has been replaced and adapted,maf sensor replaced,timing belt marks has been rechecked found to be at specs.codes reoccurs after reset then driven multiple times also no abnormal numbers found in short and longterm adaptions. Trouble codes: P0068
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1994 Volvo 940 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JW8318R
vehicle came in miss firing, wires found arcing out, reple wires and plugs, on cold start ok, once warm idle fluctuates and sometimes stalls, vacuum gauge is fluttering between 15 to 20 inhg. At a loss, never worked on a volvo, any help would be much appreciat...
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Starting VIN: YV1CZ59275
Engine won't crank & won't shift out of park. Ignition switch won't go past II mark on lock cylinder. I beleive the Lock cylinder is broken. Alldata doesn't offer mutch help. Dealer says " must re-program security sytem". If anyone can shed some light on this ...
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2008 Volvo V50 2.4i 2.4L CEM/network VIN: YV1MW38238
Really weird electrical problems: Instrument cluster dead. Lights and guages don't work, except check engine light does come on sometimes. Windsheild wipers won't turn off. Headlights flicker/flashes. Lots of clicking/buzzing from CEM. -low voltage at many C...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBAHC2316L
Hello everyone, I think this one is fixed. Must you tech's suggested to look at the plug under the intake. It look like some coolant had leaked on it. The reading at the temp. sensor and the readings at the ECU connector where considerably different. After cle... Trouble codes: 45 (Engine coolant temp sensor), 40 (Ac compressor).
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3347Y
ok so i found how to fix this code, the sensor gear on the front of the cam magnet on bank 1 was set to factory alignment which keep set this code so using the Autologic i moved this sensor gear in till it was in the correct position to not set the code, just ... Trouble codes: 033 (function camshaft control inlet bank 1).
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1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Glass VIN: SAJHV1545J
Most of the responses indicated that the window could be raised by accessing the main wires to the motor at the door switch. I would have followed that advice, but, as I worked on the driver's door, I noticed that the existing door switch was intermittent o...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Cuts out, no power VIN: SAL1234567
Thanks all for the information, two days after I placed this post, customer took vehicle and will return at a later time and has not, call today and said she was gonna trade it in so i did not fix or had the chance to implement a couple of your suggestion... T... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition module primary circuit CYLINDER 1), P0352 (Ignition module primary circuit cylinder 2), P0353, P0354 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 4), P0355 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 5), P0356 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 6).
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start, extended crank VIN: SAJDA01N82
Well the car is fixed and the customer is very happy. The fuel pump module, (Pump & Sender Assembly) took care of both codes and the extended crank/ NO start. I wish I had better info to share but I really don't know for sure why the 2 codes worked together ... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel system disabled or offline), P0460.
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