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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L abs/dsc VIN: WBAAM3341Y
hello bmw techs help ? I got a 2000 323 i with an abs issue. when i brake light pressure the brake pedal slowly drops to the floor, only under a light roll from stop... I replaced the master cyl, abs/dsc unit 4 wheel brake pads ,checked calipers and hoses , ok...
2004 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTP19454
Hello. I have a P0441 code that keeps coming back. I've replaced the canister (due to some fuel that came out of it when I inspected it)and the purge valve. I've remove the leak detection pump and activated it on the bench and the vent shut valve, all seem ok.... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap purge flow no flow detected)
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L Starting VIN: WDBGA43E5P
Customer complaint was no AC. Reg customer well maintained car. Removed Ac compressor to be sent out for rebuild. Started car with belt off and moved out of shop until compressor returned. When compressor returned tried to start car to bring back into shop, No...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Unknown VIN: WDBNG70J42
Vehicle will not shift through the gears, is stuck in 1st (or possibly 2nd), also the W/S button does nothing, it is stuck in the S mode. Recieved code P2065 (supply voltage to solenoid valves fault). I have only 4.0 volts at the ETC (transmission) module pin ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L driver door lock VIN: 4JGBB75E07
drives door lock acuator doesnt function, all the other locks works from drivers door and their doors,remote key works on all doors except the drivers door.
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L serpentine belt VIN: WDBUF56X57
hello mbz friends, vehicle came in with a bad drive belt, the back side of the belt is blistered. removed the belt and checked the idler pulleys, spun the bearings and other pumps, all felt good. replace the drive belt, the same thing is happening to the belt,...
1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Hesitation VIN: WP0JB0939J
Hey Porsche Gurus. This air cooled 911 Turbo came in with driveability issue when engine is cold. We have hesitation when engine is cold. once warms up, most of hesitation goes away. However, still sluggish until Turbo kicks in and then it becomes a wild thing...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Hesitation VIN: WVWMD23B3Y
I have this 2000 VW Passat that misses when cold. (check engine light flashes, misfire 1 and 4 cylinders) Once at operating temerature it runs great. I can clear the check engine light and and it will not return until cold again. I have checked compression (13... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0304

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1996 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L no injector pulse and no spark VIN: WAUEA88D1T
barrowed factory manuals from vw/audi dealer wile testing i found two plugs that were back words. also found spark module corroded on both side of module. preveus customer wrecked vehicle on passanger side. insted of reolacing air box he decided to put a cold ...
2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L a/c VIN: WAUML44E94
This car was really making me crazy, I replaced resistor that fixed the problem "blower inop. when sit out the hot sun for 2 hours" but when you drive the car it will quit & every time you turn right the blower will come on, go straight it quits, I finally rep...
2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L shifter VIN: WAUAC48H76
Hello, folks. My Audi went back to the dealer. The customer is going to try to get some warranty out of them.[good luck on that] She is still choking on the price of the part. As some of you stated, the PRNDL sw. is in the trans module, and not serviced sepera...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Oil warning light VIN: WBAAM3344Y
Thanks for all the replys. We replaced the oil level sensor in the bottom of the pan and that seemed to take care of it...learn something every day.
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C84
I did not realize that this system uses air/fuel sensors for the upstream sensors.I was not getting the 3 volt signal on the purple wire of sensor 2/1.Ohmed out wiring between ecu and sensor and found that someone had poorly repaired the wires going to side 2 ... Trouble codes: P1647 (ECM HO2 sensor controlbank 2 upstream).
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Blend Door VIN: WDBJF72F7V
It was low on a/c charge. it had a 1/2 a lb. charged to 2.62 and it works great. One problem is the customer is a surveyor/engineer, and listening to him made me believe that there is something wrong with the blend door. checked duo valves, they worked as supp...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Compressor VIN: WDBUH82J84
Problem was fixed with scanner.thanks for all the help.
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L backfire or popping VIN: YS3ED58E21
We found a broken bolt on the turbo it had been replaced at the dealer under warranty. we replaced the clamp at the throttle body and a new quick release at the valve cover and we havent had any other problems in over a week .l Just must have been multipul lo...
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