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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Transmission VIN: WBANB33584
This car came in about 9 months ago with a leaking transmission oil pan and we replaced the gasket. Last week we noticed when servicing it that it was still leaking so we recommended a new pan which the customer approved. We put on the new pan and almost immed...
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Sound System VIN: WBANA73544
Hello, I'm hoping someone's come across this one. I have an 04 BMW 530i with no audio output at all. The logic 7 amp is staying off and I cannot select or adjust any audio functions i.e. the treble,bass,etc... I'm pretty sure theres a connection problem at con...
2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEU33455
No start has crank. towed in starts every time can not get condition to repeat. fuel pressure 46psi spec i found was 50psi. bleeds off 3 pounds and hold 43psi for over 10min. waveform looks wrong, not sure what BMW patterns are. has new fuel filter on done som...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L power window VIN: WBAVB73507
We replaced a brocken left rear wind regulator. Now that the new part is installed we can't seam to set(initialize) the new motor regulator assembly. The window funtions up, and down but we can seam to get it to understand when it's fully open, and fully close...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L security VIN: WBBNG70J22
i have this car sitting overnite sometime security light intermittanly start flashing till battery get low or dead. any thought appreciated
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L ABS module VIN: WVWMD23B4Y
We got P1649-18057 Data Bus Powertrain Missing Message from ABS Control Module We don't have the VAG connector. Does anyone know the pin connectors and numbers for the can. It is supposed to have Specified value: 60 to 72 Ohms at the pcm, but I don't know the...
2007 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L Compressor VIN: WVWLK73C97
This is an internally regulated compressor without a magnetic clutch. Replaced the compressor because it was not pumping up, my vag-com data showed compressor fault code 0 (normal) prior to replacement. After replacement vacuumed/charged system and tested with...
1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Check Engine Light VIN: YV1FA8944L
This car came in for check engine light and failing smog test, i pulled code ( grounding pig tail to # 6) 2-2-4 came up -- which was for coolant temp malfuntion and vehicle is in limp home mode, i ohmed the cts and sure enough it was out of range so i replaced...

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1998 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L upshift VIN: WAUJC84A0W
sadly i cannot post the true fix for this vehicle. when we returned from the long weekend a tech jumped in this vehicle for a test drive to verify the problem. trans operated correctly & still does...must be majic.
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Camshaft Timing VIN: WBAFB33511
Thank to all that responded. Wade was right at Monaco Motors. Spoke to his tech. We didn't do the timing correctly on Vanos. The continuity test with the vanos timing it very tricky. All Data had it correct. You just have to read it, correctly. I missed the ...
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L various
thanks to all again. this one is fixed. our shop is out in the boonies and having iatn members support gives me the confidence in my diagnostics that we need to sell the work. be well shawn
2007 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L defroster flaps VIN: SAJWA51A07
Stanley, I was able to pull temp sensor from r/side of heater box and stick a pick in there to feel the movement of the def flap. then I put a screw through the side of the box to stop the flap just before it closes all the way. It bleeds slight air on the gla...
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L ESP faults VIN: WDBWK54F56
I have not done any further testing or repair of this vehicle. The customer reports that the light and problems have not returned for some time, and therefore does not want to pursue the issue for now. I consulted with a couple respected mercedes sources, a...
2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L trunk open VIN: YV1MS38216
THANKS SO MUCH EVERYONE!!! You were all right on. The black wire in the loom that goes threw the trunk hinge area was broken. There is a plug under the rear window shelf, just unplug and use ohm meter on the plug at trunk latch and found open on the black wire...
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