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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8322W
Hello BMW techs! While this may be an easy one for some of you, (I'm hoping so), I don't have a ton of experience with BMW's as I rarely see them. This is one of my favorite customers, and would like to see this car fixed right ASAP. As noted previously, I hav... Trouble codes: 420 (Catalyst efficiency bank 1), 430 (Catalyst efficiency bank 2)
2004 BMW 760Li 6.0L engine VIN: WBAGN83514
Hello Gents, Engine leaking oil mostly on left side behind A/C, Alt. Does not look like valve cover gaskets. I did see some references to a seal behind the alt. bracket on the 4.4 but do not know if it applies to the 6.0 Any help would be appreciated on past e...
2006 BMW 530i 3.0L Ride VIN: WBANE73536
Good afternoon, WE have a BMW with these codes stored on the Active Roll Stilibity module, 5D5C Pressure build up -rear axle, 5D5B Pressure build up- front axle. We do not have any information on these codes anywhere. This all started after the client was car...
2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 3.5L ABS light On VIN: 4JGCB56EX8
This car just came to my shop, with abs light ON, only code is 5410 described as ROAD TEST, this code is ACTIVE and cant be cleared. Can anybody tell me what to do here, is there any Drive test procedure in order to clear this code? I'm using iScan II as diag ...
2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: VP0CA29831
Help me Porsche Techs! I put this engine in this Boxster a couple of years ago and since then I get a check engine light for a secondary air system fault. If I clear the code, it will return within 2 or 3 days. I can hear the air pump running when I start the ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWTE29MXY
hello group, i got this 2000 jetta with the vr6 here from someone else thats a no start, they replaced the throddle body. What I have is no communication with any controller on this vehical, grounds and everything seems to be good anywhere near the heater syst...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWBM31Y75
Hello. This Beetle was towed in as a no start. The customers original complaint was that the battery would go dead after a week, then it was every day. She did say the radio would stay on even with the key off. She would have to have the charger on it overnigh...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW55A9X
This 99 V70 always shows code P0722 (VSS signal missing). We installed new VSS sensor. Before I replaced sensor, I connected my sensor simulator tester to signal wire and was able to read speed signal on scanner display. Piece of cake, right? Well, no. New sen... Trouble codes: P0722

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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L alternator VIN: SALME11463
thanks for the air hammer suggestions, that worked well.
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG 6.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK77G87
INstalled new fuel pump and fault has not returned. I did find the pressure spec in alldata. I just over looked it. Thanks Tim Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Range/Performance).
1987 Porsche 911 3.3L vent temp VIN: WP0EB0913H
found that the expamsion valve we put in was not functioning right and reflushed whole system again and repaired some vent tubes on the system and is now doing what it is supposed to be doing thank you all for your replys and help.
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78K02
well thanks all for your help it turned out that the electronic throttle control was bad, or more spacificly the two tps sensors, they were dropping signal at 1\4 throttle and resuming at 2\3 throttle this was exactly when the maf was dropping signal above 1\... Trouble codes: P0101.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WVWPH63B72
the members replies were great. they provided info i somewhat knew already. can't really use a generic scanner on german cars. i tried. i asked for component i.d. in the measuring block section of this generic scanner and actually there were two failed code...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Low power VIN: 3VWSR29M74
I double checked compression this afternoon. Turns out my tech was taking compression readings with the engine running. Compression is as follows Cylinder 1 - 200psi Cylinder 2 - 350psi Cylinder 3 - 350psi Cylinder 4 - 150psi Spec is 362psi new, and ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Accessories VIN: 3VWRF71K56
I got three very good replies regarding how this radio unit works, will stay on for an hour after key has been removed, even with radio off i still had a .8 amp draw, circuitry in radio causing problem, I disconnected speakers and crossovers, everything till o...
2008 Volkswagen Eos 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBA71F68
Have to close this one out. Ended up replacing the purge valve with the connecting hose per everyones recomendation. Test drove vehicle over night, no light, evap had not reset yet, customer needed the vehicle back. Customer picked the car up, just got a call ... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap small leak), P1643 (01110- VW- evap very small leak), 01110 (VW- evap very small leak).
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