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2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L Misfire VIN: 5UXFE43508
car has misfire on cyl 4, switched coil, misfire goes with coil, got new coil from world pack, does not look like old coil pack where it goes on plug, tried coil, still has misfire, bought one from bmw, was told it has been up dated, can no longer get old coil... Trouble codes: P0304
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF56J96
hey guys, this goes to all m/benz gurus our there. got this E350 that had code:- P2A03:- bank 2 sensor 1 oxygen sensor. replaced sensor with a bosch oem part from worldpac and the code came back. is there something that am overlooking. please guys need the hel... Trouble codes: P2A03
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33507
The CEL is on and the below 4 codes are stored. Power is somewhat flat in 1&2 gears.Codes were cleared but returned on the subsequent road test. The misfire codes occur about 5 minutes before the camshaft codes. We have removed the valve cover to check camshaf... Trouble codes: 277B, 277F, 288D, 2845 (VANOS exhaust acruator movement)
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73598
This Car was towed in to the shop not running with only two codes P0342 Camshaft position sensor A circuit low input B1 and P15E8 no dtc definition for this code.Cust.said that the car just lost power while driving and would not start back. Also we checked flu... Trouble codes: P0342 (Camshaft Position Sensor A Circuit low input B1), P15E8
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L valve train VIN: 3VWSA29M5Y
Vehicle came in running great except for oil loss condition.I found that the replacement head came with-out a cam seal installed.This engine only lost 1 quart of oil per week with NO cam seal.The rebuilder says they are all shipped without the seal and are tag...

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2006 BMW 530i 3.0L Battery VIN: WBANE73536
Sorry about the delay on this one. We replaced the battery as it was the original and in our present high-tech auto industry there are times when we just have to replace something due to age and to avoid a potential comeback. The piece that I believe was fail...
2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L no idle VIN: 5UXFE43508
thanks for all the info, checked wiring to throttle body all was good, moved throttle body by hand found binding caused by carbon, cleand throttle body car will idle, thanks again Trouble codes: P1017, P1639, P1417, P1632.
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L service light VIN: WDBUF56J96
thank you guys for those who replied. had the key in position 1, pressed page in button to display temp, pressed odometer button 3 times to get voltage reading, pressed down arrow on left side then the minus button till COMFIRMATION is highlightened. pressed t...
1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DF78NXT
Well the Saab has left the building. After tracing more and more from the emails I received to no avail. We installed a ignition switch, no change. Took the anti-theft module out and bypassed it, no change. A used pcm as we were told by dealers that there is n...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSH63B52
I did drop the exhaust on Bank one, and tried a few other repairs. I was unable to move any further since the customer declined repair. Thanks for everyones help. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/Multi Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P1423 (Secondary air injection Bank 1 incorrect flow), P1411 (Secondary air injection Bank 2 incorrect flow).
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