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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L steering pump VIN: WBAGN63474
Hello BMW Techs We had to remove the power steering pump to reseal the alternator mounting bracket and we drain the power steering fluid, now we want to refill the power steering system, but the reservoir is full and is not sucking the fluid, the pump is noisy...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J23
Hello, I have this Mercedes came in stating no power and check engine light. First time customer, we have never work on this car before. Took the car for test drive, notice the car lack of power. Return to shop, pulled codes. Found 7 codes stored in computer. ... Trouble codes: P2050 (Misfiring damages TWC), P2004 (Hot film mass air flow sensor short circuit to positive), P2010 (Right O2 sensor after TWC short circuit to positive), P200F
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L thermostat VIN: WVWPD63B61
This vehicle came to us overheating and low on coolant. We found the water outlet on the rear of the head to be dumping coolant. The customer had also dumped stop leak into the coolant. We replaced the water outlet and let the customer take the car (admittedly...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1,2,3,4,5 VIN: 3VWSR69M14
Hi, everybody.Thanks in advance for your help. this this car came in with code P2637(torque management feedback signal A). I reset the code and drove it, about 3miles the transmission started shifting hard, I mean hard, I stopped and reset the code again and i...
1984 Volvo 242 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8844E
Hello All, Had this '84 DL Sedan towed in for "No-Start". No Spark or Fuel but Cranks strong and smooth. Plugs, Cap and Rotor were completely burned and the Wires bady Arced.Replaced Plugs, Cap, Rotor, Wire Set and Fuel Filter which was also badly clogged. No...
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Misfire VIN: YV1LW5721T
Misfires at idle and under load on #2 and #5. But not at 3 k under no load Have replaced Cap, rotor and wires, coil and end stage. Fuel injector Fuel psi, ok. Replaced intake manifold gasket Compression #1 130 #2 115 #3 130 #4 125 #5 130 opened exhaust by remo... Trouble codes: 543

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Heating VIN: WBACN33461
Well, after careful consideration, we called this one fixed, as the heat out of the floor, side vents and defroster were over 115 degrees. If that's not hot enough, I don't know what is! We explained the center vent issue to the customer and they were fine w...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Unknown VIN: 5UXFA53533
I want to thank all that responded to my query.. most all of you hit the nail right on the head.. it WAS the OIL FILTER HOUSING GASKET!.. This is a great venue to share information.. once again, THANKS TO ALL. Dan
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA03T23
It seems that my Autologic scanner was causing my TCM can fault.I replaced the offending o2 sensor and cleared the ecm of codes but still had the p1796 which would not clear.Had "transmission fault"on the dash.Went to the tcm fault menu and was able to clear t... Trouble codes: P1796 (can failure.TCM/control valve failure.Can open circiut), P1647 (heater o2 sensorbank 2 upstream).
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L left side dash register VIN: SAJWA71C84
sorry guys,but this one took awhile . we decided to split the box and take a look at all of the doors even though we knew none were broken and all were moving. we found that the doors for the left and right vents were crossed. we could see that all of the door...
2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L abs VIN: SALMF11475
Hello and thanks to all who Replied,This one was tuff !I decided to replace the ABS pump and module assmbley and when I did I found Thick gooey fluid,,it turns out that the fliud was contaminated with P/S fluid and damage the pump and was causing this very odd...
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWEE83A8T
Thanks for the 3 responses. It turned out to be the maf sensor and it did not have any codes . I unhooked the plug from the maf and it stopped stalling . replace sensor , cleared codes and all is well. Mike P
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L electric window VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ5
thanks to everyone that responded. The fix was to code up the module correctly. Apperently if you do not enter the correct code the module will operate, but not correctly. Thanks again.
2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L auto transmission VIN: WVWFV7K56W
Thanks for the replys guys, running out of time here..., like most of you said the car is still under factory warranty and looks like the customer went to the dealer.. If he comes back we'll get back on it..
2008 Volvo V50 2.4i 2.4L CEM/network VIN: YV1MW38238
It was LOOSE GROUND WIRES: from the CEM to the body at the right A pillar: CEM ground A28 to ground 31/10 at right A pillar. CEM ground A14 to ground 31/84 at right A pillar. tightened the grounds, everything started behaving properly. Why it was so weird/ha...
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