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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L ABS module, steering angle sensor VIN: WBAFA53561
This one has us guessing and hoping you can provide some assistance. Customer came in with the ABS, BRAKE, and trac lights on. Scanned and had fault in DSC for steering angle sensor-internal fault and code for brief power interruption. Steering Angle Sensor Mo...
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2006 BMW 550i 4.8L ARS Dynamic Drive VIN: WBANB53546
Cust complained of Dynamic Stability light on. I pulled codes:(ARS- 5d50 Supply, Pressure sensor, front axle).( DSC- 5ed2 CAN fault).(DME- 2dd9 No message from ARS). Cleared all codes, and could not duplicate problem. Returned vehicle to cust.,they came back a...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Door locks VIN: 4JGAB54EX1
Hello Everyone, Got a head scratcher here. Customer complained about the Keyless Entry function not working on their switchblade type Mercedes Key. Unfortunately, they only left us with only one key to test. As usual, we figured it problably needed to be re-...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: WP0CA2989W
Hello to all you porsche guru's! I've got a good one, this car came in stalling at idle and on deceleration when the clutch was disengaged. It then would have a difficult time restarting especially after a hot soak. It had a bunch of miss fire faults in the co... Trouble codes: P0154 (O2 sensor ahead of cat 4-6 intermittent no signal), P1124, P1126, P0300, P0130, P0150
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2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Steering column VIN: YS3FB49S75
2005 Saab 93 Linear is experiencing a clicking noise when turning the steering wheel from side to side. This symptom only occurs when the vehicle is stopped and in neutral idling. It appears that the noise is coming from the steering wheel pad. Any suggestions...
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2005 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Intake cam timing VIN: YV1RS61225
Are those cam angles proper or should I see a wider range of shifting angle? The adaptation value seems really high to me and I see no way to reset it with Vida. The fault code description suggest there could be short to supply voltage in signal cable or the s...
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Mil Will Not Illuminate VIN: WAURD68D11
THANKS ALL FOR THE POINTERS. IT TURNS OUT THIS VEHICLE HAD A PERFORMANCE ECM INSTALLED. WE TESTED WIRING FROM ECM TO CLUSTER (MIL)CIRCUIT WITH THE DIAGRAMS WE HAD. WE MANUALLY GROUNDED MIL AT THE ECM AND MIL WOULD LIGHT. CALLED CLIENT TO AUTHORIZE ECM REPLACEM...
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2005 BMW 330xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEW53435
First thanks to all who replied. You all knew of the problem. Along the right side of the engine the rubber part of the vacume hose had deteriorated and was leaking. The plastic part of the hose was okay. There was no vacume reaching the valve. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0491, P0492.
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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Mirrors VIN: SALME11455
Thanks to Lou This problem is solved . This is what solved the problem Hit the Mirror fold button, disconnect battery, fold both out manually, reconnect battery.
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transmission VIN: SALMF15496
Threw the new solenoids in and boom this sucker is smooth as can be. No codes customer is super happy. Thanks guys!
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L pre-save inactive VIN: WDBNG70J04
the car is fixed.thanks to alexander from georgia for a deatailed explanation of the "pre-safe" message.If the car senses an impending collision pre safe closes the sunroof,moves the seats to a safe position and tightens the seat belts.If the system is work...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L compressor VIN: WVWMD23B4Y
I tried as a another tech reply suggested was the coolant temp sensor, which was a good suggestion. dealer had 56 of them in stock, didn't fix problem but it couldn't hurt to leave it in. turned out to be the "ac cutoff control module" which is basically a hig...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWAE63B65
So far the vehicle is fixed! Thanks to all replies. All were good ideas, but they all did not work or fix issue. The only thing we done was install new glow and module, and reprogrammed pcm as TSB.28E6/R8.What this bulletin says is that vw wants you to replace...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Vvs VIN: YV1VS29551
We didn't want to think cam gear due to the price but thats what it was. It did have some lash radially as well as a little lash. You were all right fellows, thanks.
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2002 Volvo S60 T5 2.3L no throttle response VIN: YV1RS58D92
Car is back at body shop, they are resistant to letting dealer play with it as they will want to know what it will take to repair. I have a suspicion it just needs an ecm reload/upgrade. I don't have an open $7350/yr subscription so I think they should talk ... Trouble codes: P2122 (accelerator pedal position signal too low), P2121 (accelerator pedal position faulty digital signal).
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2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Mechanical VIN: YV1CZ91165
HEY GUYS HERE IS THE UP DATE THE V/C JOB IS DONE ( AFTER I GOT TOOLS FROM EBAY HOLD THE V/C AND CAM ALIGNMENT MARK ALL THE CAM AND CRANK ON T.BELT ) MADE JOB GO EZ AGAIN THANK YOU GUYS
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