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Help Request Answers
2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L No Start VIN: 4USBT53473
Hey guys, We normally do not work on bmw's but this is a good customers play toy( he flies hospital helicopter). The customer had driven to the store and the next morning the car would not start. We hooked up our Snap-on versus for codes. We replaced the crank... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor), 3C1D, 3C1E, 3C1F
2003 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L RR speed sensor fault(31) VIN: 5UXFB93553
hey-o everyone, im thinking i need a control module in this x5 tho im trying to cover all my bases before i take the plunge. The truck comes in with a RR speed sensor fault,check data from the wheel speed sensors all working fine but the rt rear, clear dtc (1)...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBJH82J92
Car was towed in for transmission slipping all the time and in limp mode. Scanned ETC and found failed turbine speed sensors codes. Replaced conducter plate (Speed sensor)and electrical connector seal for fluid leakage. Cleared codes. Test drove car which now ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L cruise contr VIN: WDB2153752
cruise control not working[does not have distronic]lever works on all functions,accel,decel,resume,off,limit switch,when driving push accelerate lever foreward car increases to 61kpm and stops there,can go faster with acc pedal, will not lock in,pull to decele...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L horn,wiper,turnsignals,mirrors,heater blower fan VIN: 3VWCF21C8X
WEll, this beetle drove in with a long list of accessories not working.The heater fan,mirrors,turn signals,horn,all quit at the same time. There is some evidence of rodents having been under the hood but no nest or chewed wires visible. I've checked all the fu...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M0Y
From other shop w/code p1500 (17908)fuel pump relay-j17 electrical malfuction in circuit and telling me the vehicle was cut off and stall out. Replaced the fuel pump relay w/ updtate one.Old part#1J0 906 383 TO 1J0 906 383C. After replacing the new relay, star... Trouble codes: P1500, P0301
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWSP69M12
I have this 02 VW Jetta 1.9l Diesel that once it gets hot it will misfire under a load. It runs good other than that and has plenty of power! Once it is hot in 5th gear and just a slight load you can feel misfires... just random.. not a dead cylinder but just ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Timing belt tensioner bolt VIN: WVWTH63B03
I am posting this help request in hopes that somebody can help shed some light on as to why this bolt broke, or if other people are seeing this. I have not been able to locate the head end of the bolt. I was able to remove the other end from the engine. Visual...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWST71K96
Have this 2006 Jetta diesel that has absolutely no power. Idles ok but on the road just sluggish. Acts like plugged exhaust. Had exhaust blowing out of egr cooler actuator. Replaced the cooler and leak was gone but still no power. Has code p0299 for underboost... Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbo Underboost)

Fixes & Summaries for European
Fix/Summary Answers
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Transmission VIN: WBAAV33401
Thanks guys, I really appreciate your help. We found out that the transmission had further internal problems than just a clutch. The reverse gear was basically destroyed which took out the clutch when the customer tried to jam it into reverse. After removing t...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Starter VIN: WBAVB13566
Thank you all I indeed took of the intake manifold and did break the brittle pipes, ordered those today, the starter is a breeze at this point. I'm sorry I was not used to using aldata so I researched to day and found the procedure thanks to all.
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAE25415
Sorry and thanks all techs that replies to this help special the ones that siad vacumm leak. Did smoke leak and found PCV valve damage.Replace it and it fixed the problem. Again Thanks. Geardo [...] from: B&B Auto Reapir. Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 system too rich), P0175 (Bank 2 system too rich).
2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G1Y
This car is repaired properly and running well. As mentioned in the original post, we noted that another shop had replaced the spark plugs, ignition wires and 2 ignition coils. That did not fix the issue. We dropped the cats and drove the car. We also tested t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Missfiring TWC damaging), P0306 (Cylinder 6 missfiring), P0302 (Cylinder 2 missfiring.).
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L steerin g lock
i repaired the top of the original column,so was able to use original steering lock,if one of these came in with a faulty lock i think you would damage column trying to cut old lock out,
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Coolant VIN: WDBRH61J54
The Customer approved the water pump replacement and we have not heard back from the customer yet about any other issues. Thanks for the input everyone.
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