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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Transmission VIN: WBAAV33401
Looking for help from you Beemer guys. We replaced the clutch on this car, and now I'm not getting any reverse gear. Is there anything in particular that I'm missing? It seems pretty strait forward to me, just don't know if anyone ever ran into this before, or...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L airbag VIN: 4USBT33433
This is our first time working on the sim/fiber optic bmw airbags. Here is the problem. I have codes: 93c8 deactivation satellite b pillar, right. 93c9 Deactivation satellite door, front left. 93ca deactivation satellite door front right. I can talk to the b p...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L heater VIN: SAJDA01P32
customer states no heat in car. I found car did put out moderate heat if a/c compressor is turned off. Heat immediately dissappears is compressor is turned on. It should put out full heat whether compressor is on or not as noted on our good test car. All 3 hea...
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start
Code 39 comes on first time cranking code. 148 comes at second igntion cycle code was retrieved with snap on scanner with euro capability does the pcm needs reprogramming? I need help guys car has no spark no injectors pulse Trouble codes: 39 (EWS manipulation check), 148 (interface inmobilizer)
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Cigarette Lighter VIN: WDBBA45C1F
The problem is that I can not get electrical contact between the ashtray holder [contacts for power and ground] and the matching contacts on the ashtray. The problem seems to be the positive contact. I have cleaned the contact surfaces at all 4 points, using e...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L blower motor VIN: WDBRF84J73
blower motor stops working aprox 30 sec after car is started, then turns back on 60sec later runs for 30 sec then stops, has power and ground at resistor when it stops working, at times will not work at all
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L running in limp mode VIN: WDBTJ76H73
Vehicle came in driving fine with a small tranny fluid leak. Drained & removed pan, replaced filter, pan gasket and harness plug connector. No fluid in harness. Added back the 4+ qts of fluid that were drained. Dip stick reads over full but when I pulled the d...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L engine VIN: WDBUF56J06
Hi Guys, Any Mercedes experts ever see a 06 E350 leaking oil from under intake. My suspicion is it's coming from head gasket, it's very hard to see under there even with a mirror. I cleaned it up very thuroughly and after running awhile the valley under the in...
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2009 Mini Cooper 1.6L Misfire VIN: WMWMF33549
Misfire - stall only when cold. Runs good warm. Found o2 b1s1 slow and installed new oem sensor. Noticed improvement. Installed new oem spark plugs, still has misfire,TSB for crankcase vacuum spec. 22 (mBar)inspect and found It at 91 (mBar) Installed new oem v... Trouble codes: P0300
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1986 Porsche 928 S 5.0L Dash Board Lights VIN: WP0JB092XG
I have 1986 porsche 928-when running the brake light fluid,parking brake.washer fluid,gas gauge light,oil pressure light (gauge maxed)on-did bypass master cylinder sensor-still on-new battery and checked charging system (good) did notice draw on battery but di...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Oil consumption VIN: 3VWSP69M11
Hello everyone! I have this TDI in the shop that the customer has only owned for about 4K miles. Just recently (last couple hundred miles) it has started using oil excessively. He has added three quarts in the last couple hundred miles. The engine runs and sou...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L impropper shift VIN: 3VWCB21C62
One of our students hooked the battery up backwards and melted the battery fuse panel and the alternator wire. We repaired the damage and the car seemed to run and drive well, but had ECT code. After replacing the ECT the operating temp was too low which was c...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 9BWFP61J43
Hi! This TDI is killing me. When the car first came in, the customer complained about a poor gas mileage (24mpg), it used to be 35-40, before he had the timing belt replaced. On my first test ride I also realized a significant lack of power and black smoke on ...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRL71K69
Hi. This Jetta was towed in with a no crank condition. When I turn the key on, none of the dash lights come on except for the "drl" lamp. No MIL, ABS, ect. radio comes on, blower, power windows & door locks okay. Battery is fully charged. All fuses okay except...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L cooling system VIN: WBAGF8322W
thanks for the advice guys. those of you that said to bleed the system were dead on. we put the nose of the car up in the air, and ran it, let it boil over, shut it off, and repeated many times with bleeder screw open. did this many, many times. we thought...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: WDBBA45A1C
I am going to close this post. I am waiting on a fuel distributor rebuild kit that's on its way from Holland. When I opened up the distributor I found that the rubber diaphragm was stretched out, I'm thinking it would be difficult for this to control pressure...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL lamp off VIN: WDBJF65J9Y
I inspect the cluster board I found little bump that is corrosion cleaned it care fully and connect it by using pics of wire and lead it work good now.I really appericiate the people they shared me there experience ,thank you .
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L High Idle Cold VIN: YV1VS29562
Hey guys, thank you first of all for all the helpful replies. I took the advice of many of you and tried to reset the system by connecting the battery terminals together. Unfortunately that didn't work on this vehicle... Double checked all my work for vacuum...
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2004 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L Radio VIN: YV1TS59H84
TURNS OUT THAT THE CUSTOMER BOUGHT A USED RADIO AND IT WILL NEED TO BE PROGRAMMED BEFORE IT WILL WORK. THANKS TO ALL BECAUSE IT LOOKED LIKE THE RADIO THAT CAME WITH THE CAR BUT WITH EVERYONES INPUT I FINALLY ASKED THE RIGHT QUESTION. THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP.
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2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L heat VIN: YV4CZ59286
We had to have a friend with volvo scan tool reset hvac blend doors
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