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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3345Y
Hello, I got this 2000 323i that I installed an engine in and am getting a misfire on cylinder 3 when cold.It runs very good once warmed up. I have swapped the coils and plugs and injectors, several times. Misfire always stays on number 3 and always when cold.... Trouble codes: P0303
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Valve Covers VIN: WBANB33554
I've got rt side on and both upper timing cover gaskets on and the alternator bracket gasket done, now I can't seam to get the left on.I've lowered sub frame and don't seam to help.What do I need to do to get this drivers side,lt side valve cover back on? Than...
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1996 Jaguar XJR 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJPX1147T
i have a 96 jag xjr 4 liter no start no spark or injector pluse. the only wire that is hot is one of the coil wire. injector wires are dead fuses are good have replaced the cam sensor any help out their
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBRF64J21
Throttle will not respond at times hot or cold. I performed relearn on throttle which did not fix problem, no codes being set even after 3 days of driving. When monitoring accelerator pedal position sensor outputs with scope no glitches detected when problem o...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2988X
Hello Everybody, Thanks in advance for any help! 99 Porsche Boxster, 2.5L. Car was at another shop before I got it, ECM was rebuilt with same problem. With Durametric scanner, Porsche code 95, and 96, shut off valve activated. OBDII codes P0446-Evap vent cont...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Communication VIN: 9BWBT61J71
So, I can't seem to find any reason why I lost CAN network on this vehicle. There was about a week of sitting before I got a used PCM to install due to shipping times. Any help would be appreciated. I will check back frequently if any clarification is needed... Trouble codes: 01314 (Instrument Cluster No communication with PCM)
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Sport 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWED21C32
car drove to shop replaced battery after battery replacement cust came to pick up no start pulled fuel feed hose no fuel replaced pump cranks no start pulled feed hose again good fuel flow now checked injectior pulse good no spark found code no rpm signal repl...
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L oil consumption VIN: YV1LZ5646W
Long history of oil usage. Started at another facility in conjunction with a head gasket change due to a broken timing belt tensioner. They had replaced valve seals and changed the turbo twice. We inspected with borescope determined wet pistons and replaced ri...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L p0014 VIN: YV1VS2550Y
Hi there and help. I have this customer that is buried in a car that he should not have purchased and the light is on with a code P0014, for camshaft sensor stuck advanced. The customer has been told by a few people that these have oil pressure issues that can...
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D31
Thanks everybody who respond, i start checking carefully for the pcv valve tubes and one plastic one was cracked, and replace the intake gaskets because there was some bolts loose and when i finish atarted the car, guess what, problem solved. Trouble codes: 17862 (Exhaust gas temp sensor short to ground p1454), 17521 (O2 Sensor B1 S1 internal resistance P1113), 17532 (O2 Sensor B1 S1 internal resistance P1131), 16684 (Random multiple misfire P300), P0302, P0305.
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2005 Bentley Continental GT 6.0L oil level sensor VIN: SCBCR63W15
thank you for those who responded. car is fixed. all wires going to sensor was all ok with resistance values no more than 0.3 ohms. unplugging and plugging the instrument cluster must have reset itself.
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6321V
The car passed emissions. Thanks every one, especially Chuck from FLA and Serge from Quebec. Chuck sent me some very helpful info regarding locations. What is very interesting is Serge was 100% right. The relay is good, fuse was bad. Big fuse under passenger ... Trouble codes: P4121, P1423.
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L airbag VIN: 4USBT33433
being that we do dont have a scanner able to code this car we sent it down the road. We are looking into a pass thru or maybe the autologic, pricy. Thanks for all who replied. We would have went further but felt we would not really be able to get paid for ...
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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L No Start VIN: 5UXFA13575
closing this under protest. customer has taken car and is making notes on problem. car does start most of the time and sometimes people like myself dont like to just guess and throw parts at the car. if we find any problem with parts we have no trouble replace...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L rear seat belt VIN: WDBGA43G2X
Well the gods were smiling upon me this morning. I mounted it to the vehicle once again and the belt was able to extend. Don't know what the problem was but now it's working. Thanks to all for your advice. I wish I had a better answer but I don't.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Noise VIN: WDBRN40J53
Customer decided to take to dealer because of low mileage hoping they would work with her. They diagnosed supercharger as being the noise. We replaced supercharger and noise is gone. Some suggestions were check clutch on alternator,A/C compressor & drive coupl...
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1986 Porsche 928 S 5.0L Dash Board Lights VIN: WP0JB092XG
WE DID NOT REPAIR THE PROBLEM. WE THINK THE PROBLEM WAS IN THE WIRING AND THE FUSE BLOCK UNDERNEATH THE DASH ON THE PASSENGER SIDE. IT WAS ALL WET AND ALL THE TERMINALS WERE CORRODED. THE CUSTOMER DID NOT WANT TO PUT MORE MONEY INTO THE VEHICLE. THANKS FOR ALL...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L auto transaxle ?? VIN: WVWYH63B42
thanks for the help although the customer decided to drive it till it died . Aside from the scan and check for the converter inputs , I found the relationship to the wheel sensors and brake lite switch something I didn't know or thuoght to look at . Thanks aga...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L abs VIN: YV1LS55A9X
THANX ALL THAT REPLIED.FOUND ABS CONTROL MODULE ORIGINALLY DEFECTIVE.FOUND REPLACEMENT WAS WRONG PART NUMBER.SEVER NUMBERS AVAILABLE. MUST MUST MATCH PART NUMBER FROM ONE REMOVED. DONE !
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