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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBADM6331X
This vehicle gets a bad brake pulsation after about 2 months maybe 3000 miles after changing the rotors,came in the shop last year complaining about the pulsation and the steering wheel shake whan braking at higher speeds,we replaced one wheel hub,lower contro...
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Vanos VIN: WBADT43441
Vehicle had engine rebuilt recently. Codes popped up for the vanos. Inlet camshaft end position not reached, and exhaust camshaft end position not reached. I ordered the rebuild kit from Beisan systems, installed it, and no change. I pulled the valve cover to ...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: WBAFA53591
Hi fellow iATN techs..does anyone have an electrical schematic for the fuel system/senders on this X5?..the fuel gauge acting up is a known issue for Bimmers and this 1 worked for a while after repaired but now its back 4 mths later with what looked like same ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L fuse 11 VIN: SAJDAO1D3Y
This car came in and i replaced a leaking hose. They brought it back with the fuse 11 underhood 15amp blown. It has been blowing they told me. I replaced the a/c relay and fuse, but when the car runs for more than twenty minutes it will blow again. With car ho...
2006 Jaguar XJR 4.2L Ac,seats,lights VIN: SAJWA73C26
Hello fellow techs, i got a weird one here car comes in with multiple problems so here you go the problem is when you start the car and put it in reverse the ac blower cuts out and the drivers seat no longer has any functions at all and the right rear brake li...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L No Start VIN: CA3509JA36
Hi every body I have a 1988 420sel with crank no start,when the car towed to me had no fuel pressure fuel pump was dead change the fuel pump relay got fuel pressure but no start ck the cap and rotor was old replaced with a new one and new wires,ck spark a weak...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L compressor clutch VIN: 4JGAB54E4Y
This vehicle has normal refrigerant pressure but the voltage being sent to the clutch is only 8 volts. This of course will not pull in the clutch. As near as I can tell this is controlled by module n10. I am wondering if anyone has had this problem. No codes.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVW3546HT8
see related history about this car.. let me know if there is something i am missing on this car.. no power, wont go over 35 mph pings, has white smoke. will shut off under hard load..any ideas?
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Cuts out VIN: 3VWCP21C82
Thank you all inadvance. I have a tdi new beetle stick shift that seems to have a rev limiter that kicks in at about 3750 rpms the engine losses all power then resumes when rpms are below this point. This happens in 1 thru 4 gear. I didnt go fast enough to che...
2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K26
FOUND TSB,01 10 10.June 7, 2010. 2016182 Supersedes T.B. Group 01 number 07-69 dated Dec.13, 2007 due to updated thrust sensor part number for the 2.0L T (BPY) engine. Campaign 2408-01.08/19/2008/ Replacement Of Fuel Pressure Sensor..I replace the updated fuel... Trouble codes: P310B
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L all VIN: YV1RS64A14
has code 005d a00b tcm comunication a03b cem comun [...] comun 510f vss signal fault 1100 outside air temp sig cem 1a52 comun w ddm [...] mod internal fault 1do2 cm fault 1do3 not fully programmed 1d06 internal fault what i want to know is. cpould a...

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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Reverse VIN: WBAFB33571
With so many replies as to replacing the trans. We did just that. SUV shifts perfect thanks again.
1988 Rolls Royce muslanne 412CID exspansion valve VIN: SCBZS02B8J
Thanks to Ted for the location of the expansion valve. My question was is it an orifice style or expansion style. Direct hit told me an orifice style with the tube near the dryer. Ted told me an expansion valve located on the engine side of the firewall hid...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WV2EE0709S
Thank you for the replies. Catalytic converter clogged up and replace converter slove the problem. Everyone have a good weekend.
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