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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53571
Have an 01' BMX X5 that has a constant ticking noise that seems louder on the pass. side and misfire on cylinders 4,5, and 6 but they misfire only above [...]. Have replaced spark plugs, swapped injectors and coils w/ 1,2,and 3. No change. Tried new hydraul... Trouble codes: P1356, P0306
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WBAFA53571
Have an 01' BMX X5 that has a constant ticking noise that seems louder on the pass. side and misfire on cylinders 4,5, and 6 but they misfire only above [...]. Have replaced spark plugs, swapped injectors and coils w/ 1,2,and 3. No change. Tried new hydraul...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3332X
just want to say thank you to all that help found broken hose at throtle body replaced it and found bad tharmast replaced that all is good time for a cold beer thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0441, P1624.
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2003 BMW M3 3.2L Will not shift above 5K VIN: WBSBR934X3
Well turns out the company in Calif that the customer got his (rebuilt) pump from is a sham. The first rebuilt pump had a crack in the tank and leaked. Then the customer picked up the damanged pump and his core and mailed them to the rebuilder. Against are ...
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1993 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L LH turn signals VIN: SAJHW1743P
I am closing this request without a fix, but from the replies I received I have a strategy for the time when the car comes back for further work. One reply (from 2 different folks) said that it may be the switch, but the test to eliminate/identify it as a prob...
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2007 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA51A07
This car is not fixed because it hasn't been returned to the shop for a repair I diagnosed for since I was able to scan it. All but one reply said to do what I eventually did: to scan it with a generic scanner. I confirmed that there was a malfunction of an O2...
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33556
First off let me thank everyone for their responses, after discussing it further with the boss I just wasn't 100% sure the lack of communication issues were due to bad modules or issues with my Launch scan tool, we're pretty busy right now and i can count on o... Trouble codes: 5E15, 5D90, P0700.
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1983 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WP0AE0912D
I received many replies. Most said either the lambda control system was not working properly or the cam timing was off. We checked the frequency valve and it was buzzing. No vacuum leaks were found. Some replies said to ck. fuel pressures but special equipment...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Cylinder head VIN: WVWAK73C26
Thanks to all that responded. I bought most of the parts at the dealer. In the past i had problems with audi/vw valves from WorldPack, so I opted for dealer valves and a head gasket. Timing chain cover is made from some aluminum alloy. It was hard to weld, but...
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