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2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L occasional no start VIN: WBXPA73474
Customer states car on is hard to start over past 2 weeks. Scanned with no MIL on, scanned Insturment panel and codes F4,FB,F6,F7,F8. Clear codes took home, about 15 miles should off twice on thitd try hard to start. Scanned again with same codes. Anyone have ... Trouble codes: F4 (Bus faulty), FB, F6 (CAN Data error from DME/DDE), F7 (same as above), F8 (same as above)
2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L pinion seal VIN: SAJDA41B33
We are fitting C2N2581 pinion seal kit, sans instructions. Kit consists of a drive flange with seal, securing nut & washer. The removed parts did not include the washer. We believe this kit to be an upgrade, i.e. by virtue of the inclusion of the washer. Inspe...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L 4th gear / overdrive VIN: WDBCA25D5K
thank you for prior info that helped immensley on a drivability issue with this car, but at this time the o states when driving highway speeds or when using cruise option the rpms are high and it never goes into overdrive.(4th gear) is there a way to pull any ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: MEBE261515
seems l/side of engine is out will a bad wire or coil cut the whole bank out put noid light on injector seems good then cuts out when idle comes down installed plugs p0300 p0305 po306 p0307 p0308 all comes on fast please help Trouble codes: P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308, P0300
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L no fuel pressure VIN: WDBRF64J51
fuel pressure at 0psi, once we spray some carb cleaner in the intake the car starts, runs until carb cleaner runs out. positive at fuel pump is not even 1v, when KOEO, but when we unplug the fuel pump, voltage is there. 12v. jump the relay in the trunk, pin nu...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Suspension VIN: WVGEM77L74
this truck has code for right rear dampening adjustment valve code 00145 nothing found all data you can clear codes soon as you start the truck comes on thanks for the help
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA69M34
Hello VW Techns. This vehicle got me pulling hair. We replaced sensor twice. All original part VW O.E.M. Code flags every three days after repair. This is a bbw engine 2.0l. No egr valve. The sensor we replace is the one that look like a pipe going into the ex... Trouble codes: P0544 (Exhaust gas temperature ensor circuit bank1 sensor1)
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Wipers, windows, blower VIN: YV1LS55A5X
Hi everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 1999 Volvo S70 non turbo in for intermittent electrical failures. In the mornings its worse, the windows, radio, blower, wipers etc etc etc will not operate. Then out of nowhere they all will start w...
2002 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D22
Car was towed in, customer said that it died when she accelerated from a stop and won't restart. She said it was running poorly previously, but didn't know how to describe it other than "it didn't feel like it did when it ran right." There was no Check Engine ... Trouble codes: ECM30
2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L ignition switch VIN: YV1TS91D52
This vehicle was towed in for a no start condition. First checked power to starter, no power in crank position. Test relay by jumping pins 30 and 87, vehicle started. Remove steering column cover and check ignition switch output on yellow/white wire in the cra...
2003 Volvo C70 2.4L starting system VIN: YV1NC63D04
So here it goes, I have never experienced this problem with the car in the shop, but it occasionally will not start. It cranks fine, sounds fine and has NO smell of excessive gas. Sometimes after 3-4-5 times of trying to start it, it will start and run flawles...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 Audi A4 3.0L timing belt VIN: WAUJT68E24
thank you 39 replies is great. I rented tools in the end from blauparts as someone said. That took about 3 day to get ,but it was really nice and made the job eazy we got all the parts and seals in one package. A little costly had to adjust profit,but this tim...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53531
Thanks to all who replied, It was a mass air flow meter causing the problem. We suspected it was bad but it is nice to hear feed back from other professionals who work on these cars. once again thanks to all. Bob Trouble codes: P1188, P1189 (fuel trim bank 2 permissable range exceeded).
2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33492
Again, thank you all for your help with this. I'm going to close this request as the customer has yet to return with the SES light popping back on. When and if it does, I'll know where to go from here. Thanks again! AJ Trouble codes: P0035 (Turbo Charger Bypass Valve Control Circuit High).
1988 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA26D3J
Hello Mercedes techs The air flow position indicator sensor is available from IMC F 026 T03 021, was not available separate before, must be adjusted by loosening the bolts and move it until you get a voltage output, now the idle is normal. Thanks a lot
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J23
Sorry guys, the customer didn't want to do any repair at this point. The customer couldn't afford to have it fix. He should have expected this the day he bought a Mercedes and not performing any maintenance. I'll definitely keep you guys update if I get anoth... 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.
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L dual mass fly wheel VIN: WMWMF73597
thank you for the help we will get a price on the flywheel...
1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L ABS warning light VIN: YS3DF58N0V
thanks for all the replies, they almost all were helpful. This one is fixed!!! Mike [...] from saab advised me to check bus comm info but he thought that it was an '07 instead of a '97 so that didn't help much. Several guys said to check power and gro...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPP63B93
i looked at all the vac lines could not find leaks sow i replaced the maf sensor that was it thanks for all the help
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF71K75
Thanks for everyones response. This vehicle is fixed. Just as mentioned in vw/audi land, short to ground means no power. I was going to replace wiring harness because I couldn't find the break. The customer declined and was happy with me adding a fuse and ... Trouble codes: P1425 (EVAP Purge [...] to Ground lower limit exceeded), P2088 (Bank [...] AIntake postition actuatorShort to Ground lower limit exceeded), P1660 (Coolant Fan Control 1Short to Ground lower limit exceeded).
2005 Volvo S60 R 2.5L Angle Gear VIN: YV1RH52785
Thanks to all for your help and advise - i choose to remove and rebuilt the angle gear(yes i know volvo says its not rebuildable) I found the collar between trans and angle gear severly worn and replaced it as well. once inside the gear assembly i found the ca...
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