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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAHD5329S
Need basic number and programming number for DME Need to program reman DME. Original DME is gone, do not have. Autologic Tech support has told me I need a basic number and a programming number.Can anyone help with how I can get these numbers? Thank You.
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L oil system VIN: WBAGN63484
I would like to present this customer with a quote to do all the work in 3 separate visits. (money is tide) first job I recommended valve cover gaskets and spark plugs becuase the car runs a bit rough at idle, as well as reseal timing covers. second job do the...
2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA14C6Y
car will start find drive 2o min. stop wait 45 min car turns fine will not start on second try gear box light comes on. have 16 code cant find info alldata or michell payed to used jaq site no help. thanks for any input Trouble codes: U1135, B1961, B1965, B1957, B1953, P0100
2003 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B33
Car presented with check engine light on due to lean codes for both banks/won't pass state inspection. I found and repaired a few vacuum leaks and the fuel trims improved a bit but lean codes returned. I then did an on-car injection flush. Again, some improvem... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301, 2 (Misfire cyl. 12), P0303, 4 (Misfire cyl. 34), P0305, 6 (Misfire cyl. 56), P0307, 8 (Misfire cyl. 78), P1316 (Catalyst damaging misfire)
2005 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L A/C Cooling System VIN: WDBNG74J55
Hey there guys. I have a 2005 mercedes s55 amg with an a/c issue. System blows ice cold air, but when driving for about 30 minutes to an hour, warm air starts coming from the drivers front a/c vents. I can cylce the key off and then right back on, and system i...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Headlights VIN: WMWRC33423
I have a launch scan tool trying to activate the headlights through BCM no luck. Data shows switch signal. Turn signals also inop but indicator on dash works. Headlight high beam indicator on dash works with light switch also dash lights work but no parking li...
2008 Smart Fortwo Passion 1.0L alternator VIN: WMEEJ31X48
have looked in alldata,and it tells me that i must pull engine to replace on- line search states that it can be done without pulling engine but not enough info maybe some one out there has ideas
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3VWDF71K95
Car came in for lack of power. Test drove and would accelerate fine then fall flat on its face. I deceided to try a throttle body re adapt. After I did that got back codes 17953(p1545) for throttle valve controller and 17966(p1558) throttle actuator. I then co...
2009 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFD71K39
Have this GTI with a code P2570. The flow chart gives no details on system and have no idea where to start. No IATN history and no real alldata help. Flow chart mentions buss problems and G611 Radiator Identification Sensor?? We have VCDS software with no info... Trouble codes: P2570 (Direct ozone reduction catalst temp circuit high)
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Overheats VIN: 3VWAL71K19
This TDI originally came in for a complaint of harsh transmission shudder, slipping and banging into gear. Oh, and could you please top off the coolant? Upon inspection, I found the expansion tank and trans contained exactly the same substance - a mixture of c...
2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L instruments VIN: YV1RS58D51
Instrument cluster goes dead intermittently. when this happens turn signals, windows and possibly other items do not work. The customer had the car into a Volvo dealer and was told it was a bad cluster. he replaced the cluster and it did not affect the issue. ...
2008 Volvo C30 T5 2.5L Misfire VIN: YV1MK67228
Hi Volvo guys,this car came in with misfire code at nr 2 and 4 cylinders. Replaced spark plugs, checked coils all firing ok.Cleared codes car came back with nr 2 misfire.Swapped coils,cleared code and after driving a couple times code cyl 2 misfire returned.Co... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire detected)

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1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L No Start VIN: 4USCJ332XV
replaced dme module with a new one and coded. thanks to all replies. to those who provided me with that info can you guys email me your thoughts on what scan tools you use for bmw for diag coding and programming. thanks again dave
2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L service plug
I had already tried a little prying and was not able to gain much on the removal. Car was to return for other work but rescheduled till next week. I have a few more days to find a removal procedure and a some point will post the procedure. These coils have rig...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Mil Light VIN: WDBUH82J94
Sorry for the delay in closing this guys but yes the crank position sensor had failed and yes it had not set a code thanks once again for everyones help.
2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK63 AMG 6.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTJ77H48
Well, I actually let the car go after putting the fuel pumps in, fully expecting its return, but the customer has put a couple hundred miles on it with no light, so apparently the fuel pumps fixed it. Thank you for the replies! Eric Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Pressure Sensor Upper Limit Reached).
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start, Immobilizer flash VIN: 3VWCP21C91
I ended up finding a used cluster that was in the classified section of the TDI-Club forum. it was a good used unit that had been reset to 0 miles. The guy selling it (Marin Mihaljcic) is a TDI Guru and has lots of VW experience. he sold me the cluster and inc... Trouble codes: P1570.
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L check engine light VIN: WV3AB47032
Hello All Thank you all for all the great reply, the tech on they other shop remove the valve cover and timing cover and reset and check all the timing marks, also clean and check Voltage and Ohme the two Cam sensors, they all check out ok, after a road test ...
2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW61285
well thought we had this one fixed with a low battery but it lasted about a week before all the comm dtcs rettake returned and not having a real strong volvo scanner we opted to send customer to volvo to to take care of it have not heard back from customer at... Trouble codes: ECM91, ECM99, ECM53, D.
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