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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
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...
2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L timing chain VIN: SAJDA24C4Y
hello i have this jag that came in with 4 exhaust valves broken off in the head. we have sent the head out and already have it all back together. the only problem we are having is finding accurate information on setting the timing on the vvt drums. i have cloc...
2004 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Drivers window VIN: SAJDA42C34
Hi group, I have a problem where the drivers window will drop the required 9mm when pulling the handle(both inside & outside) but raises the instant that the handle is released & will drop again when the handle is pulled I have initialized with the switch & ...
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Lights, Locks, Inst. Cluster, Blower Motor VIN: SALAD25485
Customer came in with all sorts of strange electrical problems. The problems started after he took it through a car wash. I found that the front drains for the sunroof were plugged and cleared them. The car operates fine while driving. It only acts up after sh...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Starter VIN: WDBLJ65G52
OK! Here is what I got, we have a 2002 CLK 320 that was towed in, the customer stated that she was driving and all of a sudden the lights on the dash flashed and it quit. She tried to restart the car but would not crank. When we tried to start it same thing, t...
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Safety VIN: YS3FH41U86
codes Bo100 and Bo 103, Front sensor performance,electronicfrontal sensor performance,All wiring ok,my question is do the front impact sensors need to be coded after replacement? This vehicle did not deploy any bags or seat belt tensioners new sensors were rep...
1995 Volvo 940 2.3L Hesitation, Hesitates @ 1500 RPM VIN: YV1JW8318S
When car is in park or drive when rpm hits 1500 vehicle hesitates. We replaced plugs, wires, Distributor (with cap and rotor. All OEM parts. Replaced timing belt at the same time. After replacement of Above parts we now have a hesitation at 1500 RPMs. Above 15...
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L cooling fan motor VIN: YV1LW5720T
This is my mothers car, we have installed three fan motors from two different manufactures, in the past four months, low speed resistor keeps failing! I have checked all voltages (OK) and for voltage drops in harnesses (OK). High speed still functions fine, ho...
1999 Volvo C70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1NK53D9X
hey guys, thanks in advance for any help. this 99 volvo c70 2.4 came in about a month ago. he had the codes scanned and cleared elsewhere. requested to have a new catalytic convertor put on. ordered from dealer and replaced. car came back a week later with che... Trouble codes: P1332, P0013
2004 Volvo S40 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27544
This is the second post on this vehicle.I don't like doing this but this one really has me going in circles.After doing more testing,and getting a scanner to read codes correctly (Launch) which is not the best but all I have to work with,I come up with codes E... Trouble codes: ECM78, ECM91

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2003 BMW 525i 2.5L c clutches
there was no problem with the vehicle. i rebuilt the trans with zf overhaul kit and was asking if the 5 disc setup could be used instead of the 3 disc setup. the 3 disc is for the 6 cylinders, and the 5 disc setup is for the v-8 engine. i got my answer as i su...
2006 BMW 750i 4.8L module cooling VIN: WBAHL83546
Unfortunately, I can't say this one's fixed, because the customer hasn't returned with the car yet. However, the info about using was fantastic! It's definitely pointed me in the right direction for when the car does return. I will definitely up...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA43E2S
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L delay upshift VIN: WDBHA22EXS
Thank You. The replies were very helpful. I followed the advice of Mr. [...]. I found the vacuum block @ right side rear of engine compartment. The vacuum block did have a hair line crack around the pressed in steel ball. I checked vacuum line integrity to...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L abs module VIN: WDBJF83J2Y
Thank you all for your patience and expertice. I want to first say that alain was correct in saying some vehicles may not communicate with bas.I found info stating this in alldata that the 210 chassis 4 matic will not learn BAS.John suggested performing the bl...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33403
Sorry for the extremely delayed response, I forgot I still had this open. We just ended up biting the bullet and taking it to the dealer for coding and calibration. I can say at the time of this post neither the Modis nor the iScan2 will code and calibrate the... Trouble codes: 5E19, 5E5C, 5E43.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWPD69M21
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO REPLIED.AFTER SMOKING THE INTAKE FOUND 2 SMALL VACUUM LEAKS UNDER THE INTAKE. ONE WAS TO THE RCIRCULATION VALVE SOLENOID. REPAIRED LEAK AND THIS VW IS RUNNING GREAT. AGIAN THANKS TO EVERYONE Trouble codes: 16684 (Random cylinder misfire), 16685 (Misfire cyl 1), 16686 (Misfire cyl 2), 17705 (Pressure loss at connection between charger and throttle body), 17963 (Maximum pressure exceeded), 17545 (Lt fuel adaptive bank 1 system to rich).
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B91
thanks to every body for the recuests ,almost every body pointed to the vacun leaks , i, did previos check all vacun hoses , i, smog the intake for vacun leaks found sone and repair,bad i, miss somthing,i, follow the hose to the vacun tank black plastic bihi... Trouble codes: 17887 (p1479 brake bost vacun system mecanical failure), 17544 (p1136 bank one mixture adaptation to lean), 16795 (p0411 secondary air injection incorrect flow detected).
2004 Volvo S40 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1VS27544
Thanks for the replies.I am opening up a new post as more info has come available. I don't believe that the problems is with the charging system.Some codes are coming up and they are the cause of this problem. Thanks Phil
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Starting VIN: YV1CZ59275
This problem took care of it's self. I came in this morning ready to give the pointers Bruce from North Carolina give me. I turned the ignition key just for the fun of it, it turned. Took the key, sprayed Kroil on the key. It has been working great. I told the...
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