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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L wiper VIN: WBAGH8335X
wipers work on all speeds but won't shut off ,with key on wipers are working on low intermittent,with key off wipers will not park...dont nknow what to do..
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAAM3342U
TPS voltage on the scan tools do not move until 4000RPM (parked in shop) About 1/4-1/2 inch of pedal travel. I am sure the numbers and the percentage should move instantly. Does anyone have one in the shop to compare? Thanks. Rick
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83421
Hello BMW techs I can use some help with this 740 here, car came with CEL on with P0453 code. I can't find a very good source for troubleshooting this system, everything I came across is very vague. So far I hooked the car to the smoke machine and I didn't fin... Trouble codes: P0453 (EVAP pressure sensor high input)
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L driver door lock acuator VIN: WDBUF70J54
hello everybody, im stuck on stupid over here. this lady brings her 2005 mercedes e 500 to the shop because the driver door lock actuator was making a loud noise, so I replaced the actuator and now the drivers door wont lock unless you manually do it with the ...
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2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L ign switch faulty VIN: WP1AB29P86
Good Day Porsche Friends, on this Cayenne we only have one key. Therefore we are not sure the key might be defective. Anyway key does unlook and look doors. Key will unlock steering look when inserted, but when you turn key to start it says in the instrument ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M62
First,please ignore vacuum and gas reading-not measured but required to post request! Hi Guys,gotta headscratcher here,customer came in[new] with cel on-did just a scan,p1296 came up. Customer stated he would replace ect[after googling the code]and stop back ... Trouble codes: P1296, P0118
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2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L rear differential VIN: YV1SZ59H53
Good morning Volvo techs.I have this 03 xc70 that when I accelerate hard there is almost what I would describe as a chattering noise at the rear wheels.If I put 2 wheels in gravel and 2 wheels on pavement it is worse then the rear wheels disengage completely.I...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Head Gasket VIN: YV1CZ91H84
The vehicle came in with an oil leak from the Cam seals. The customers also was concern about a loss of coolant. We did the inspection and found Cam seals to be leaking and the coolant leak was internal into the engine. We checked Hydrocarbons in the cooling s...
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: X511812840
Truck came in on tow truck. No start,first time working on this type of vehicle. Scan test=no codes. Check data rpm 160,had cam pulse. Pressure test= zero. Fuel pump fuse at Bat voltage,2 second prime.power at pump. Replace fuel pump,still No Go. Recheck,Truck...
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1988 BMW 535is 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBADC8407J
thank you for all the replies. mass ir flow senor is the problem. car run nice and smooth now and customer is happy. once again, thank you for all the inputs. have a great day.
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L engine VIN: SAJEA51C74
This car is down the road running beautifully. The used engine started right up and sounds great. Thank you to Mark from NJ and Bob from Ill. It is all nuts and bolt. We removed the engine from beneath leaving the struts and complete suspension on the subframe...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L slips fwd under load VIN: 1070441205
sorry i thought i had closed fix was new modulator adjust pressure with guage then set working pressure with guage gone one week will be fine
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L False Warning VIN: WVWAK73C86
Thanks for the replies and help. We never got to the scanner per Chris' suggestion, but we attempted to find out if the ABS module might have some involvement in this problem with the instrument cluster and while we determined it didn't, when we hooked the oil...
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