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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Obdii VIN: WBAEN33493
I have a 2003 325 wagon. Everything acts fine with the car. I can communicate to the ECU with my Autologic, but I can not communicate with any other module. Check all fuses. Any thoughts? Air bag light is on and no other lights.
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Check Engine Light On VIN: WBAET37484
We performed a smoke check previously. Checked for leaks from crankcase vent system, engine vacuum leaks, visual check under hood. Fuel pump was replaced a couple months ago, client stated check engine light stayed off longer than before,approx 3 weeks. Check ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L message display VIN: SAJDA01C1Y
Hello,we have this 00 stype "cat system failure"message on dash.do not know what it is.customer took vehicle to dealer,was told conectors for rear electrical shock is bad and cannot get conector,got vehicle back one was disconected the other one was broken and...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Air Bag VIN: WDBHA23E9V
Customer came in with no wiper operation. They had said that the fuse kept blowing, but it was still good. Went further and found that the wiper motor was already replaced with a salvage yard part. Then I powered up the motor manually with a power probe and it...
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2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start, crank no start VIN: YS3EF58Z9Y
need help on this saab v6. 2-3 weeks ago vehicle came in for stalling and sometimes not starting. there was a crank sensor code (forget now which code) and we replaced crank sensor and no more stalling. now customer reports intermittent no start. we were abl... Trouble codes: P1135, P1141
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L compressor VIN: NXX2052563
One for you Saab guru's. Got this '99 9-3 that the compressor clutch will not engage and it has a code B2360 a/c pressure sensor voltage short to ground. I can command the compressor on with my Tech 2. There is no voltage to the a/c pressure sensor in the cond...
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1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WVWCA0156H
Vehicle intermitantly looses a cylinder under load and idle. Ignition parts are in near new condition but the problem feels just like a bad wire under accel. Fuel pressures at fuel distibutor seems ok control pressure climbs from 30 -60 psi and fuel pump max p...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L bucks and jerks VIN: 3VWSP69M33
The car acts like it has bad spark plug wires bucking and jerking. It is only at 1800 rpm and 2800 rpm (NO CODES) it is in all gears and all load conditions when it hits those rpms. It runs good at all other rpms. Cruise on or off nothing make the symptons cha...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on
This car is killing me! Last year car came in for coolant loss and overheating. I did t-belt water pump,stat,coolant outlet at rear of head. Also plugs and chain tensioner gasket. The car has been running great till last week. Here's what happened, customer wa... Trouble codes: P0011
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2008 Volkswagen Beetle S 2.5L Starting VIN: 3VWRG31C88
I have a fully updated 5052 with a current GEKO certificate. The tech who knows how to adapt the keys is out. I am stuck. Where do I get the "Customer personal identification number"???
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L starter VIN: WBACD3328T
Well IATN Members are wonderful with there insight and thanks to every one that helped in this. the faulty heater valve was the source of the problem I unplugged and the vehicle would start and the fuse would not pop so again Thank you very much to every one.
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L cam shaft VIN: WBAVB33516
Thanks to all who replied. The broken intake cam bolt was returned to the customer when she had the car towed away from BMW dealer. The cam bolt, 10mm steel not aluminum, had the threads stretched into an hour glass shape and sheared off. The torque spec for t...
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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWCA0158K
I FIXED THE PROBLEM BY PRYING THE CLIP REALLY HARD. IT WAS VERY RUSTED BUT WE GOT IT OUT. THANKS FOR THE HELP.
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