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2004 BMW M3 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBSBL93444
this bmw can in with a no start due to battery dead. you can start the car and it dies almost right away. Will start and run on alternate fuel. scanner shows that car is not in double no start and we get a rpm signal from the scann on starting attempt. Seems t... Trouble codes: 179 (bank 2 cat), 178 (bank 1 cat)
1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L charge lamp on VIN: SAJGX5246W
tested at cluster pin 22 grey /white wire engine running 6.50 vt.with the connector removed tested the pin 22 voltage is 11.50 is this normal and do you think it's the cluster it's self? also with everything connected using a power probe I added voltage to pin...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2996X
DTC p0446,p1124,p1126.How do I tell which vent line at engine to check if system holds vacuum or is blocked? Trouble codes: P0446, P1124, P1126
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3ED59Z82
hi guys, this car had a bad overheat. We bought rebuilt cylinder heads and timing belt, pulled oil pan because oil sludge. Car runs perfect just off idle. Accelerates extreme! Used factory tool on t-belt. I did the same t-belt on the next car and was perfec... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L tach, speedo VIN: 3VWBA21C5X
Hey Guys, This one has us stumped. At idle speedo, tach, instrument lighting, fuel gauge, works. As soon as you apply throttle I loose everything. As though you shut the key off. I thought a broken wire making and breaking contact with engine torque but even ...

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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEU33403
so i worked on the car some more and found i have spark crank sensor is good but no fuel pressure then i crawled under it and went to listen to the fuel pump to kick on and it did then i tapped the gas tank with the palm of my hand and the car fired and ran th... Trouble codes: F4 (Theral oil level sensor), 11 (Tank level sensor 2), D7.
1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPE1447T
thanx to all, most of you hitit right on the head. But yea i needed the O.E scanner for this one (autologic) if im not mistaken, any ways local lock smith came and, i quote " re-set antitheft system" with autologic, 3 min and it was done car fired right up. wo... Trouble codes: 1622 (Repeted ecm security code).
1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L turn signals/ hazard VIN: 1070441203
Thank you all for your help. This vehicle does have a flasher relay, it is not available, it is supposed to be locateed behind the dash towards the left side, I could not find it because someone has removed it. I am in the process of finding a generic flashe...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WDBGA51E4S
We finally figured out that the rebuilt Throttle body cable was improperly adjusted from BBA. Our technician readjusted the cable so that when the vehicle warmed up the vehicle would idle at 700 RPM's in park. Once the proper idle was achieved the cold start ... Trouble codes: 030 (No reception from N4/1 EFP), 006 (Idle Control Faulty), 224 (Idle speed control switch).
1967 Volkswagen Beetle 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out
thank you for all the help,sometimes you get used to working on newer stuff you forget the old,after checking everything i ended up putting on a new carb. on and all is well thanks again.
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