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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L abs module VIN: WBADN5330X
have a bmw with a abs code 92 pre-charge pump pressure fault would like help from bmw techs to tackle the code alldata has no help at all tested pre charge pump ok but need help thanks
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)
1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Wipers VIN: SAJPX1848W
When the wipers are turned on, all the functions operate. Intermediate, slow and fast all work according to the switch position. When the wipers are turned off, however, they keep running, even when the key is off and out of the switch. When the intermittent f...
1998 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L ABS operation VIN: SALPV1240W
hello to all!! we bought this range rover from auction so no history is avalibal. when it came to the shop the amber ABS, amber TC, and the red BRAKE lights where on. i use the Snap On solas pro but it reads no codes for the abs system. the break pedal was var...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALSH23418
This vehicle has a misfire that can be felt for at least 30 seconds. It shows in the code P0307, Mode 6 data(only cylinder #7).Once it clears up(within a minute-max) it is not there til the next cold start or if it sits 4 hours or more. We have swapped coils a... Trouble codes: P0307 (Cylinder 7 misfire7 on Bank 1), P0316 (Misfire detected during startup), P0172 (System too richBank 1)
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No comm VIN: WDBHA22E6S
Thanks in advance...HELP,,,I have this c220 come in, the complaint is no speedo or fuel gage...very intermittant. I tried to commucate with the PCM but it won't talk to a modus or a autologic. I can't give you any codes or reading's and the problem is so inter...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF20F0V
Here's the problem, key on power supply to fuel shut off okay, we can here the shut off click. Crank the engine and the shut off clicks again and closes not allowing fuel to pass through IP. Fuel supply to IP is good, filters are new. We have signal from the C...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF25F0W
I have a problem with the glow plug circuit. It has bat power @ main feed for glow plug module, but It seems that there is nothing that is triggering the module. I checked all fuses are good @ left hood,left inner dash and rear seat. Maybe there is another hid... Trouble codes: P0380 (Glow plug circuit)
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WDBNG75JXY
Need help guyz. This benz came in with message on dash displaying" entrance position do not drive " and pic of steering wheel. No fault codes in any module.verus with euro and launch scanner.only time it's on when engine is running.thank yyu
2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Gear Shift VIN: WDBNG70JX3
We have checked and mercedes will not sell us a gear shift because they have to program it, so they will not sell it. My question is: are the shifters programmable out of a used car, or is it possible to move module from one gear shifter to the other, if so, h...
2008 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WMWMM33578
Customer dropped off car with the check engine light on and vehicle running poorly. Found codes P1497, P2178 System too rich off idle bank 1, P2096 Post cat fuel trim too lean bank 1, and P2097 Post cat fuel trim too rich bank 1. We checked the plugs, cleaned ... Trouble codes: P1497 (P2178- System too rich off idle bank 1), P2178 (System too rich off idle bank 1), P2096 (Post cat fuel trim too lean bank 1), P2097 (Post cat fuel trim too rich bank 1)
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L no start VIN: 3VWBF61C1W
this car cam in for a t belt service i changed it locked the pump and cam like instructed car started right up but was noisy i used the genesis system to set pump timing noise went away all seemed good customer picked up car came back next day on the hook foun...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L turbo VIN: WVWAC63B91
Vehicle came in with several oil leaks at boost connections.removed inner cooler hose and found 1/4 quart of oil in inner cooler and lower hoses. Replaced turbo due to oil problem and hissing/high pitch bearing noise. Replaced with used turbo that has been sit...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L top VIN: WBAEK73425
Sorry for the late close. We finally took this car to the dealer(like I recommended to the boss in the first place). After a week and a half we got the car back with the top working correctly. They said they cleared all codes and took the car out of transport ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG 3.6L Change over valve VIN: WDBHM36E7T
So it turns out that it was a broken vacuum hose that attaches to the vapor pressure sensor that sits under the windshield reservoir tank. I driven the car for 2 days and had all the monitors set and so far no codes. Thanks to all that gave me good info on wh...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F4W
Greeting's fellow tech's.. Believe it or not this vehicle has been back on the road since April 21/11 and customer just came in today with a report that the ses light has not returned??? -I performed all of the test's that were recommended to me by the repl... Trouble codes: P0410 (Air injection malfunction).
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1ZZZ9PZ4
Thanks for the 3 replies, we have changed the coils and plugs which didn't help, replaced the rh o2 sensor which made no difference. Cleaning the DME plug and cleaning earths seemed to stabilize the O2 reading for the rh bank and to date the fault has not rea...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B32
Thanks to George, checked the relay and found some scorn contacts so we replaced it. Car was given back to customer for the past week and no problems so far. Trouble codes: P1479, P0411.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M62
Hi all,thanks to all that offered help concerning this VW but the customer has not returned and declined the water pump/timing belt repairs.He did state he has only owned the car for about 8 months so has no service history-I have a feeling he'll be back thoug... Trouble codes: P1296, P0118.
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L unknown VIN: WVGMM77L65
closing this with no fix Robin from NY said try quick scan I scanned no codes at all Norman frommaryland suggested some websites that I tryed but no useful info..thank untill the next challenge
2006 Volvo S60 R 2.5L Temp Guage VIN: YV1RH52726
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