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1992 BMW 850i 5.0L Information display VIN: WBAE6231XN
The information/check display is missing several segments. Does anyone know anybody that rebuilds these units. Thanks, George
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGF8321W
Hi BMW guys out there, this 740i came in with a no start (cranks over ok). The fuel pump is not coming on, there's no spark and no pulse. There's no ecu codes that I can retrieve with autoenginuity, and I did retrieve EWS codes described above. I did jump the ... Trouble codes: 00 (wrong key identification with key N1)
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Starting VIN: WBAEV334X3
Hello Bemmer tech's,. This one would not crank over at times, found codes for the EWS module.Sent to dealer and new EWS was installed. A week later it got towed in for no start, cranks over fine. There are no codes that show any problems with sensors and such....
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBANB33504
car in for engine lamp and misfire, cannot find any info on variable valve gear codes in Alldata or Michell or IATN archives, #7 misfire-we placed plug from 7 to #5, coil from #7 to #6, cleared codes and roadtest still misfire same codes reset. suspect fault m... Trouble codes: P0307 (Misfire 7 obd-11), P2748 (Misfire 7), P274E, P2851 (Variable valve gear-guide sensor bank 2), P2853 (Variable valve gear-ref sensor bank 2)
2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBABD33454
Car came in would not idle surging and cutting off. Car will idle fine with oil seperator hose un hooked or oil cap off. We replaced oil seperator and hoses that attach to it. After replacement it still does the same thing it will cut off because of to much cr...
2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hydraulic System VIN: SAJWA51A45
car came from other shop / brakes staying on (all four). Found that they would free up if we broke the lines free to allow excessive pressure in brake fluid to bleed off. Replaced master and front brakes (they were toast from driving on them with them constant...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs module VIN: SALTY1244X
I just checked, this vehicle still has the original modulator electrical portion attached, so there is still something to check there, but I was more curious about the "FR WSS signal erratic" code I got - I checked it against the list at www.RSWsolutions.com a...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBRF64J61
Customer wants to sell car without replacing air bag. Is there a fuel shut down after deployment and if so how do I reset or bypass to gain fuel delivery. Car will start and run with manual fuel supply through air intake system (spraying carb cleaner) but will...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Radio VIN: WMWRC33432
Hi Group! The radio in this Mini will turn off every 20 minutes of driving. I know that there is a feature that allows 20 minutes of radio operation without the key on and this does work. The trouble is you can take a 2 hour drive and the radio will turn off e...
2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Rear brakes VIN: YS3FH51U26
Hi everybody, this is one of those fun intermittent problems. The customer brought this Saab in before Christmas for a loud clicking noise from the rear brakes, and said he had the pads replaces elsewhere, and I'm not sure if they replaced or resurfaced the ro...
1981 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup 1.6L No Start, no fuel delivery VIN: 1V1KG0170B
Hello all. This little wabbit will not pump fuel from the tank to the engine. I have cleaned/cleared the fuel lines, replace the spin on filter, but the pump will not pull fuel when cranking the engine...with throttle open, closed, etc. I pulled the fuel line ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSD69M91
Car came in originally w/CEL on. Replaced hoses for crankcase breather as they were broken,replaced pcv and suction jet pump at the same time. Car is now back w/this 17705/p1297 pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve. Smoke tested the turbo pipes and i... Trouble codes: 17705
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L ABS Pump VIN: 3VWSE69M72
Received this car from a dealer. If you briefly press and release the brakes the ABS pump will run for a second and then stop. Driving or not. If you hold the brakes say for a slow stop or just press and hold, or tap the brakes real quick the pump will not run...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L electric windows VIN: 3VWCB21C92
Thank you for your help in advance. 2002 VW Bug, had lost power windows, door locks, sunroof and remote functions. Installed a new comfort control module. Have eveything working except the power windows. Sitting in the car, when pushing the window swithes up o...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Oil Pressure VIN: WVWTH63B32
Hello everyone, thanks for taking a moment to read our post. We have a 2002 Passat here that has fading oil pressure when warm. The customer towed the vehicle in for a crank no start. We were able to get the engine started pretty easy but found 5 of the 6 spar...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L brake calipers VIN: WVWEK73CO6
Do I need ap special tool to release the parking brake on the rear calipers to do a brake job
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 2.5 2.5L abs VIN: WVWBS71K47
Car came in with all warning lights on. Performed a scan and got 6 engine codes, most notably was a u0121 code(no communication with ABS) as well as P0688 and 685 which are ECM power relay codes intermittent and p0501 VSS. I replace the relay and now just the ...
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS94D11
I'd like to be the hero on this one but I'm running out of ideas here. This car acts very strange. Runs good. Cust states power and fuel economy has been the same as ever. At idle all is well. If the rpms are brought past 2k the check engine light starts flash... Trouble codes: P0300, 3563 (misfire cyl. 6), 3543 (misfire cyl. 4), 3553 (misfire cyl. 5), 3523 (misfire cyl. 2), 3533 (misfire cyl. 3)

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2004 BMW 760Li 6.0L Cuts out VIN: WBAGL83524
Thanks for all 5 replies,we've to send the vehicle to the local dealer and they found bad fuel pump wiring was the cause. We scoped the fuel pump and the waveform look so clean,the pressure 5.5-6.0 bar is in spec. So Chris from Texas suggested to try the IVM (... Trouble codes: 2749 (P0312 Misfire cyl. 12 detected in DME), 51AC.
2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJDA14C6Y
thanx for all the replies, most were right on the money, the trans had a bad input clutch drum, were rebuilding it and should have it back on the road soon
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALTL16493
I determined that the ECU was faulty or had lost its programming, so I replaced it with a used one. With the used ecu I now have all the data, however because the Vehicle identification number does not match the BCM it will not keep runnig after it starts. I...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA43E1S
thought for sure this post was closed- replaced caps and rotors, car runs great, thanks for all the replies. Brian.
2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L radio VIN: 4JGCB75E76
thanks for all the replys, in short, water got into the carpet of this vehicle via a plugged full of leaves cowl, filling up the drains where the cabin filter and blower motor are. the water migrated to the lower panels that contained the modules, and the sate...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L system surge VIN: WVWBP21J21
We performed voltage drop tests. Also inspected ground under the battery box. Customer aggreed to drive it as long as it starts and runs. Alrighty then!
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