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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG7322V
Hey guys,i've never done one of these so just looking for parts info.Came in with fuel mixture code,quick look & found the beather hose split & off air tube,pcv hoses soft.With needing to remove the intake [and not wanting to tie up a bay]what parts other than... Trouble codes: P1174
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN6336X
when engine is cold, after its been running a minute or two the engine rpm will seem to cut out and drop. Sometimes its just slightly, but the engine has died sometimes aswell. After 5 min. or so it will go away until completly cold again. check engine light w... Trouble codes: P0101, P0441
2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33404
The cylinder heads were installed by another shop. I cannot get clear instructions about timing this engine. It does have valeo system. Trouble codes: P0011, P0114
1969 Jaguar XKE 4.2L fuel tank
Anybody out there who knows if, you can remove fuel pick-up tube that protrudes out the bottem of the trunk? I don't see any other way to remove fuel tank with it attatched. Any help would be nice.I'm getting woozy from the 20+ year old fuel smell,and would li...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Trac Module? VIN: SAJWA71034
Help me can i scan this vehicle with anything generic thanks in advance obviously these are nightmares dave maitland tire co. Fla
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Lighting VIN: SALMF11404
Hello Again, This is my second post on this vehicle.I'm waiting for a new instrument cluster to repair the I-bus circuit in this vehicle. I am having another problem with the self levelling xenon headlamps.I cannot communicate with the levelling control unit...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBEA32EXS
Hi Every one, I have this E 320 with an ASR light coming on as soon you press the accelerator pedal, and going in to limp mode.I checked the engine harness, and it is all good.THE over protection relay looks fine. It has the the blink pulse counter light type ... Trouble codes: 17 (Na), 9 (Na)
2001 Peugeot partner 1.9L fuel VIN: VF7MCWJYB6
Please help us here , engine replacement , fuel system primed .. No fuel getting to the injectors ...need to by-pass the immobiliser on fuel pump ...has anyone done this and if so how ... Do i need to take of the security plate of the back of the pump ...or ca...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L fuel gauge VIN: 3VWSA69M84
Hello fellow enthusiasts ! this is a first time customer, who tells us the fuel gauge does not read past about 3/4 tank when full. He states the problem began about 6 months ago, shortly after going thru the local car wash. we found only one TSB, which indica...
1994 Volvo 960 2.9L Transmission VIN: YV1KS9517R
Customer says was on freeway when suddenly RPM's revved up,and car lost power. Shift arrow blinking and ESW lights switched to W. Yes I know very common problem with PNP switch. Told him to come over to verify PNP problem but customer says there is also a bu...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L door locks instrument cluster, washer system, VIN: YV1SZ58D71
Customer say's that the instrument cluster will go dead, when this happens the high beams will not work, sunroof inop, window and locks from drivers switch are inop, washer system inop. When everything returns to normal SRS message is displayed. Codes in most ...

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2006 BMW Z4 M Coupe 3.2L Convertible Roof VIN: 4USBU53546
Thanks for all your replies! What we found was the roof motor has power but does not work so it must be filled with water we have had alot of rain recently. The car belongs to a used car dealer and he has opted to send it to auction.
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Sbc VIN: WDBUF83J14
I ended up referring this vehicle to the factory. Turns out the SBC system was only covered by factory if it needed replacing. In this case the SBC only needed a software upgrade. So we had the customer bring the vehicle to the Mercedes dealer and hopefully th...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L ABS module VIN: 3VWDG71K35
We installed the new module today with out much difficulty! The coding was indeed 0021122. I had to do some adaption will the help from the info on Ross Tech site. I do belive the problem started by crossing the jumper cables! Although try to get someone to...
2010 Volkswagen jetta 2.5L No Start, long crank VIN: VWJZ7AJ8AM
After finding some irregularities in the scope pattern for the crank senor, we removed the transmission and found the trigger wheel for the crank sensor was warped. The car started normally and ran great with no check engine light. Trouble codes: P0321, P0322.
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