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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV33491
Could use some help on this one. I've got an '01 325i here that has come back with a cyl 1 misfire for the past year/20k miles and is slowly coming more frequent. as well as driving me nuts. came in march 2010 with the 238 misfire and a 065 intake cam sensor f... Trouble codes: 238 (EE misfire cyl. 1), P1343, P1342, 168 (A8 thermostat map cooling mechanical jammed open)
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33473
I am totally stumped on this one. I have a recurring code, E4 DME Fuel Trim B2, permissable range exceeded, Mixture too lean. (P0174). This code has re-set a couple of times, sometimes it will take weeks to re-appear. This is the ONLY code that sets. I've... Trouble codes: P0174 (Mixture too lean Bank 2)
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33574
ok bmw techs, i need help on this one, we dont work on bmw but this was one of my customer cars who wanted us to work on it. this car came in running terrible, cuts off when stopping at stops signs. i test drove this car 5 miles, it ran rough and at every stop... Trouble codes: 10062 (misfire detection sum malfuction above max thehshold), 10057 (misfire detection cyl 2 /above max threshold), 10056 (misfire dection cylinder 7 invalid signal), 10055 (misfire dection cyl 3 above max threshold), 10053 (misfire detection cly4 above max threshold), 10272 (error disa blew max threshold)
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L battery VIN: 5UXFA13585
Thanks to all that take the time to read this. We have a 2005 BMW X5 with a draw on the battery ,It will fluctuate between .5 to 1.25 amps at times. In the right rear of the X5 is a fuse panel if i pull three fuses the battery draw will go down to .02 Milli ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No Start VIN: WDBHA22E9T
Hi Everyone I have a real beast here this car came in with a bad motor.motor has been replaced and will not start the car cranks and will not fire.The red and green led lights on the dash flash alternatly leading me to believe the immobiliser is the culprit.Th...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWWH63B23
Posting for another tech in shop. Car has extended crank when cold. Had set P0321 (showing on VAG as intermittant) which despite the stated definition relates directly to the crank sensor. Crank sensor has been replaced with factory unit. Waveform from sensor ... Trouble codes: P0321
2002 Volvo V40 1.9L front end VIN: YV1VW295X2
The customer came in complaining about a front end noise. I drove the car and found that there is a loud noise coming from front left. Sounds like a bad wheel bearing. Noise becomes apparent at around 30 MPH, and gets louder as you go faster. It doesn't appear...

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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDT74F95
thank you everyone for your input i replace the vvt solenoid and went for a road test ..shortly after the car stalled through 6 different codes and now will only idle , two codes p0013 and p2014 will not erase from the computer ..the other codes were 19545 and... Trouble codes: P2006, P0304, P0430, P1050, P2014.
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L headlights VIN: 4JGAB54E83
OK.Time is up on this one. Customer rescheduled for follow up a couple of times but never showed up. If he decides to show i will update with the repair.Thanks for all your help on this one guys.
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWN4B1C3W
Hello iATN,this vehicle is fixed after much headache.Previous to posting for help i had done all the checks that one should always do.check powers,grounds sensor signals everything that pertains to the problem but some how i still got a few replies that said f...
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCB61E4X
thanks every one that replied, finaly fixed thise vehicle. the problem with emissions was the o2 sensor. when i first installed the sensor, the voltage was still elevated but as the engine was running it started to get better and better, ran it on dyno manual ... Trouble codes: P1582 (idle adaptation at limit), P0411 (secondary air inj. incorrect flow).
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L blend door VIN: 3VWSK29M11
thanks for all the replies, the customer picked up the car, and will live with the heater for now. I think puttig a lever kit in the heater box will fix the problem..
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L driveline VIN: YV1LZ56D6X
Wereplaced angle gear and coupeling with used from reliable source. Also; the tulips or inner sliding CV joints were loose so we replaced them with Empi brand. Hydraulic motor mount is causing off line wobble but vibrations are gone. Thanks
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