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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L No Start VIN: 4JGAB57E13
Hello MBZ Techs, We have got a winner with no codes to lead us in the direction. We have a situation where the car quite and was towed in to our shop. We hooked it up to our DAS and we have no codes... the car cranks but doesn't fire. We have fuel pressure and...
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L engine VIN: WDBFA67E0S
Hello Benz techs, this 05 SL 500 is very hard to start. It cranks and only cold sometimes it start and accelerate fine and idles okay. After couple of minutes will not take the gas and dies. Up on trying to restart it often back fires thru the intake and at ti...
2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L fuel tank lid
Hi Benz we have a ML350(164) that the fuel tank lid is hard to removed.We need special tool (164 589 01 07 00) but this tool is hard to buy here.Who can tell me the size of this tool so we can make ot ourself? Thank you. ...

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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5335X
put a new throttle body on it, did adaptive relearns and it runs great. I tried starting it first and it did run and you could drive it but major hesistations. Used a snap on scanner to do adaptation, it don't give you a choice for t-body, or kam memory, its a... Trouble codes: 169 (Throttle valve system switched off), 112 (throttle valve pontentiometer), 117 (pedal travel signals in consistent), 211 (idle speed actuator mechanical jammed).
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM3342Y
Once again thank all of you for your helpfull information. I was actually so simple and right in front of me but I was over thinking it. Replaced the Thermostat, and I had a loose clamp that was actually sucking in air into the intake, I smoke tested and found... Trouble codes: P1622 (Map cooling sensor), P0173 (Fuel trim bank 2), P0170 (Fuel trim bank 1), P1189 (Fuel control bank 2 sensor 1), P1188 (Fuel control bank 1 sensor 1).
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