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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT43431
Vehicle came in with 10 codes, misfire 1 - 6, and 4 codes for oxygen sensor limit codes. (Would list exact code numbers but I forgot to save repair order info in scan tool). Found crankcase vent hose under intake leaking. It was hanging on by a thread, complet...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGN634X4
Hello BMW techs, This 745il came in with several codes/issues: P0492 and P0491 Secondary Air System, low flow detected, both banks. 2774 Engine switch off time, plausibility - 27B8 Differential pressure sensor, intake manifold, plausibility - 2727 and 2721 O2 ...
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L windows,& tail lights VIN: SAJHX1746R
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWAJ71K46
Vehicle came in with the complaint that it felt like it was coughing. Upon initial test drive vehicle had a very long crank time and check engine light was on, and had a very bad hesitation, and felt like it was starving for fuel. Upon checking fo codes i foun... Trouble codes: 18725 (fuel pressure regulator 2 performance), 16471 (fuel rail/ system pressure- too low)
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2005 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L trans/dr..shaft VIN: WUARL48H65
thanks for all replies,except (jake)were all helpful.determined it was trans related.googled audi/hoot noise,came up with service bulletin to reprogram trans computer.torque converter noise 3rd-4th shift.sent to audi dealer.thanks again bill.(also learned to g...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Hid Lights VIN: WBAVB73547
Well thanks guys!! Long story short. Finally got the car back, did the quick and easy swap of the bulbs and they were find. Tested power and ground going in to control module, good. Nothing coming out. To double check it wasn't a command issue the tech swapped...
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L steering VIN: SALPM16482
Thankyou to all your repies, we replaced the Panhard bushings with aftermarket parts and drove it we still had this shake. finally we took it to the dealer and they pointed out that there should me no movement in panhard rod bushings and i still had flex. we i...
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Misfire, #6 & #7 flooding out VIN: WDBBAA5A7D
Thanks to all who replied. After following diagnostic procedures given by many of you, we found that the warm up regulator was our problem. We replaced the warm up regulator and vehicle is running fine.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L retractable VIN: WDBKK47F4X
Well I am embarrassed to say we had a switch in the rear compartment that was not plugged in-stupid on our part to have missed it but it is fixed finally-thanks to all who replied that it was probably one of the switches being open
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Mechanical VIN: WDBNG70J94
I would like to thank everybody for taking the time to reply. Steve from Florida was huge help. This is a 722.9 trans and it must have been one of the first to get it. The vin does have to be coded to the valve body (equipment I do not have). I doubt that a va...
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1973 Porsche 911 T 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 9113110439
Thank you for the information and I apologize for posting this without looking at it more. The lower warning light is always blinking and I assumed that was the alt light. The upper light was the one that stayed on until revving engine, duh. I am worried for m...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: WVWAK73C46
AFTER TRYING THE SHIFT ADAPT RELEARN PROCEDURE MULTIPLE TIMES WITH NO SUCESS,WE REMOVED VALVE BODY INSPECTED FOR WEAR LOOKED GOOD, DROVE THE CAR A WEEK TO SEE IF IT WOULD LEARN ON IT,S OWN NO LUCK. BACK IN THE SHOP SCAN FOR CODES ONLY AN ABS CODE FOR RT FT SEN...
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1994 Volvo 960 2.9L no start, engine cranks VIN: YV1KS9519R
Hey Guys! well, we have a car that NOW starts up every time and steers "like butter". Following the advice of many responders,We cleaned the small ground wire connections at the left side motor mount, as well as the grounds on the right frame and engine block ...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ91H74
Well, I Believe It Is Fixed. Don't Really Understand Why But After Getting The Replies I Looked Closer At Bellhousing And Found 2 Empty Holes. 1 Below Starter And 1 Near The Top Of The Bell. Very Hard To See And The 1 Below Starter Was A Pain To Install. Anyw... Trouble codes: 280A, 3503 (Misfire At Least One Cylinder), 3553 (Misfire 5), 3563 (Misfire 6), 3543 (Misfire 4), 5200 (RPM Sensor).
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