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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBABS33492
Have a brain teaser here. I need help from the bmw auto transmission guys out there. I am very well experienced with the 6hp series of transmissions, but this 5hp has me stumped. Customer has had battery issue for several months, and after 2nd conversation rev...
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L oil level message VIN: 5UXFA535X3
guy came for oil change, and also rear stop ligh/tail lamp failure. we changed the oil restarted and check everything normal. we checked the l/s tail light assebly and found a loose bulb, put back in lights worked corrrectly then check oil level message came o...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Dsc/Abs VIN: WBAVB73597
Hi all, I have a 07 BMW 335i sedan with a hard ABS/DSC fault BMW code 5DC2, Wheel speed sensor pulse wheel (rear right) plausibility tooth fault every wheel revolution. I have swapped wheel speed sensors side to side with no result, all of my live data is sh...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L MIL Lamp on
Hi, we have replaced the intake gaskets and throttle body gasket on this supercharged car. It has p0171 and p0174 codes that come back. The car idles nice but the fuel trims keep hoing up, under load the fuel trims are normal, we have replace the maf sensor wi... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean), P0174 (Lean)
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: WDBBA45A1C
I would like to know on a Bosch CIS K with lambda, KOEO. If the control pluger in the fuel distributer, completely shuts off fuel to the upper chamber of the pressure differential valve. i.e should there be any fuel pressure present in the injector lines KOEO?...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start VIN: WDBHA29G1W
I have a 1998 mercedes that had come from another shop. customer paid to have new pump and filter installed. no problem, installed pump and no start. checked the fuel pump rely for powers and grounds. Three wires look good two powers one ground, great! but the... Trouble codes: P0???
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L 1st gear only VIN: WDBJF65H5X
Vehicle still have the same issue of not shifting into all gears in cold conditions. After warmup period everything works well. Also there is a ABS code C1103 right rear speed sensor inop. Checked with scanner all the sensor readings fluctuate while driving. F...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Hard to start VIN: 3VWSR69M04
Posting this as a FIX, it took me a while to figure it out and thought others could benefit from it. I just had quite a day with this car. Came into the shop with a hard to start, sometimes no start condition. In tank fuel pump was inop, so we started by rep... Trouble codes: P0321 (Engine Speed Sensor G28 Implausible Signal)
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta Value Edition 2.5L Vaccuum pump VIN: 3VWPG71KX6
This Jetta has engine oil slowly leaking from its brake vaccuum pump. I think oil is sneaking past its mounting gasket, but i suppose it could be from the body of the pump as well. I have never seen this device before. It is mounted to timing chain cover and i...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L Mechanical
Am in the process of replacing the sump pan oil seals. But when I dropped the pan,there is a streak of milky (oil and water mix) at the back corner of the pan(on intake manifold side). There is no other sign of oil and water mixing.With the pan off, I pressure...
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2000 Volvo V40 1.9L drive belt VIN: YV1VW2554Y
vehicle has a very loud vibration noise in gear when cold. as soon as you raise the rpm it goes away.does not make any noise in park or neutral.you can see the drive belt vibrating, and the noise is gone with the belt off. we tried replacing the tensioner, the...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS295X1
Volvo techs I need assistance please. I have a 2001 Volvo S40 1.9l Turbo here in my shop with codes 28 or P0133 for B1S1 slow response. Also has code A1 or P0128 for CTS below spec. I have replaced B1S1 with original Volvo part; still get same code. I have per... Trouble codes: 28 (or P0133 bank 1 sensor 1 slow response), A1 (0r P0128 CTS below thermostat regulating temp)
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on
Hello, sorry for the delay in closing request, customer continues to drive car with CEL on. Has not returned for diagnosis/repair. Don't think the iatn techs were understanding what I was asking. Was wanting to know if anyone was familiar with timing component... Trouble codes: P0021 (Intake camshaft position - timing over-advanced bank 2), P0011 (Intake camshaft position - timing over-advanced bank 1).
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Battery VIN: 5UXFB33563
I replaced aux fan and blower resistor. Draw has been at 24mA for about a week. After fan replacement draw was gone but battery would still go down. Replaced resistor and still will start up a week later. Thanks for help
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY16473
SINCE O2 SENSORS WERE NOT SWITCHING AFTER DOUBLE CHECKING ALL OF THE PREVIOUS WORK DONE AND NOT FINDING ANY VACUUM LEAKS OR PINCHED WIRES OR WIRES ROUTED WRONG, WE ORDER 2 PRECAT O2'S FIXED IT, THANK YOU Trouble codes: P0130, P0130.
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L Electronic VIN: WDBRF52H37
I have looked at the TSB's numerous times and I see no where that it refers to this particular vehicle, the switches are a common problem, I was a victim of mis-information, we had to take this car to the dealer for an unrelated issue at which time I spoke to ...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L heated seats VIN: WP1AB29P24
Unorthodox fix-never able to find source of missing power to terminal 3 of relay, we appied fused ign on power to terminal three location of relay and taped original wire, ststem now works on all settings on both seats-never did have the fuse #22 fail again. ...
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2008 Smart Fortwo Passion Cabrio 1.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WMEEK31X88
Hello to all. This vehicle is good to go. I found that everything I was feeling was in fact related to the transmission. What the customer was thinking was a "rough idle" was, I think, just a small 3 cylinder engine doing its best. I had no misfire countin...
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1984 Volkswagen Scirocco 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WVWCA0533E
thanks to all of you who have replied. the main culprate of my running issue was the fuel pump. we hade great pressure (78 psi), but hardly any volumn (only 3 pints instead of 8 pints in the 30 seconds required). thank you all for your input.
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