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1998 BMW 318ti 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG8329W
Only When cold it takes 4 attamted to start, than engine stumble and rough idle for few seconds before smooth out, I did Smoke test and nothing found, Check BMWTIS for S.I. and other archive nothing found, need some help to have this FIX. Thanks.. Trouble codes: 211, D3, 062, 3E, 052, 34 (Misfire Cyl. 3 Relevant To Exhaust Gas)
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN33442
Good day, this engine is running lean on both banks off idle. At idle, stft is ranging from -2% - +2% on both banks. ltft is at 11.7% both banks. At cruising speeds, stft ranges from 10%-18% both banks. ltft has never changed and again is at 11.7%. The MAF, sn... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2005 BMW 745i 4.4L Radio VIN: WBAGL63565
Battery goes dead after sitting a day or two. We found that the radio will not shut off when the drivers door is opened. We can only get it to turn off if you lock the vehicle with the door key or the remote fob. (The customer leaves the vehicle in his garage ...
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L dsc,abs,servotronic lights on VIN: WBAHN83546
I recently found out this car has been to numerous shops in the area. I have quite a few hours into testing. When I have communication everything checks out fine. Then I lose it? Bad dsc?
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA01CXY
Towed in no start, no fuel pressure at test port, check power to fuel pump, has battery voltage when key is on, ground side of pump, get ground signal during cranking just for flash, then goes open. Pump has two plastic fuel lines connecting to it. Unable to g...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L engine knock VIN: SAJDA01P72
engine knock at right side of engine around valve cover ,head area ,removed valve cover to inspect chains and tensioners, primary chain might be a tad loose but don't see anything abnormal,started with valve cover off primary chain a small amount of play but ...
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2005 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Air suspension VIN: SAJWA82C65
Customer stated warning for air suspension comming on. Found code: C2303 Air suspension reservoir plausibility . The only info I can find,for this code, says to check the system for leaks. I haven't found any yet...using soapy water and ultrasonic ears. I put ...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Hesitation VIN: SALNY22202
Customer reports that at times while pulling a grade and even while not on a grade vehicle will lose power and will bog down and if more fuel is applied it will just continue to bog then will just pull out and all power returns
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L camshaft VIN: SALMF15426
received vehicle to reset suspension and clear engine codes suspension no problem. engine has codes p0028-72 intake valve solenoid- circuit range/performance (bank2) Actuator stuck open and a code for camshaft/crankshaft coralation Bank2 which for some stupid ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L radio VIN: WDBRF61J21
radio turns on and all lights and digits work, can change channels, can change from FM to AM, can change from radio to cassette tape. no sound comes out, volume control does nothing. when push cd button get message no cd changer. this car does have a factory c...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Speedo And Tach VIN: WMWRE33435
Greetings! I've tried to locate and answer online and in Alldata unsuccessfully. Backlight on center panel-mounted speedometer is out. Also, lighting on steering column-mounted tach is partially out. I've been unable to determine if this lighting is integral t...
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2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L compressor VIN: YS3DF58K4Y
Replaced original compressor due to noise concern, reman unit went bad in 12 months, replaced under warranty now that one is bad in 3 months, very noisy, when recharged pressures all looked ok and worked normally, has any one had repeat compressor failures on ...
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2000 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: WV2MH4709Y
Hi everybody. I have a Eurovan that I cannot communicate with. The check engine light is on, and the engine idles rough. It wants to stall/idle very low if I let my foot off of the accelerator pedal. I have tried communicating with the ECU using three scan too...
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN63441
Well i finally found every thing on this on. The fuse is under the carpet in pass. front floor,as many said, but I/you have to remove the seat and padding in order to access it. After all that the fuse was fine.Keep in mind even with low flow codes, i had no a... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492.
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2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L Alignment VIN: WBAVC93548
Thanks to everyone for your williness to help me out with this BMW. The vehicle was having inner tire wear issues so I took the advice of Kenneth and set the alignment as he suggested. Everything seems to be ok. Thanks again!
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2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA74C64
I tried everything. I even removed the rear seat and removed the cover plates for the fuel pump and sending unit. No smoke leaked from this area either. The only thing I can think of is the vent valve is sometimes leaking. I hear that is a problem. The valve c... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evaporative small leak), P0456 (Evaporative very small leak), P1582 (flight recorder data stored), P0328 (Knock sensor ckt 1 high).
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E7W
Thanks to all who responded, especially Mike [...], we received some really great info, but were still not able to fix this vehicle. Mike gave us the info on how to perform the crank (adaptive) reset/relearn procedure. It is performed with the key on, engine... Trouble codes: P0306.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L fuel gauge VIN: WDBRF61J21
thanks for the replies. the rear SAM must be version coded. there were two different fuel sending units used on these cars. the early style was a rheostat type and the later style was a magnetic type. there is a right and left sending unit so be sure not to mi...
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2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WP0CA29971
Thanks to all for the responses. After driving again the technician experienced driving issues characteristic of a MAF sensor failure. Although we had no MIL status related to this issue, and all diagnostic tests had indicated no problem, replacement of the se... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle control stop).
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L engine VIN: 9BWBS21J01
Thanks for the replys. I am pretty sure this ended up being the pcm. I sent to dealer since I don't have the proper scan tool to determine. Thanks again.
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L gear selector VIN: YV1RS61R82
I appreciate all the help. The fix was replacing the shifter module. We did not have to program module. Dealer had told me they replace the transmission most of the time with this condition. Transmission worked fine, so I didn't see any need to replace transmi...
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