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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Vehicle has no accel VIN: WBAGJ8326V
One of the mechanics here replaced the flexplate doing a rear main seal. Well not paying attention installed the flywheel off and pushed the dowel pin in to the bore. No real damage was done to the crank or the flexplate. Tried to start and backfired. Would st... Trouble codes: P0340
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L all shifts VIN: WBAWL73517
This 335i arrived with complaint of a rough upshift and downshift. We verified the complaint, then inspected car to find that the electrical sleeve was leaking. We replaced sleeve and serviced transmission using OE fluid and were careful to get fluid level cor...
1964 Mercedes-Benz 190DC 2.0L No power from idle VIN: 1101101213
just replaced hand primer pump. I have driven car before and it is just so lazy from standstill. Starts out in 2nd as i believe is normal but just no torque, once its rolling its all right" feels like 36hp beetle" . Any way to fiddle with the injector pump tim...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L radio VIN: WDBNG75J22
hi everyone, i got this 02 s500 4 matic that the sos message is on dash, if i push reset it goes away but returns next start.Also when radio/nav is on will work only for about 20 min then theres no sound but display works ok. i have scaned for codes and found ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L convertiable roof VIN: WDBLK74G02
Hi MB guys, this car has a hydraulic convertiable roof. When opening roof it works normal, but than after clamshell opens and rear of softtop lifts, front part "falls" down to windshield and roof operation stops. If you hold with one "finger" front part up, ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L ignition VIN: WDBRF61JX3
vehicle was towed in for a no start condition fuses had already been gone through by customer rechecked all fuses found to be all ok, checked and found fuel pressures to be at 53 psi and found injector pulse present. just have no spark present. any sugestions
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Compressor VIN: YS3DD55N6X
Thanks in advance for any help. Vehicle ECM is not grounding A/C relay. Refrigerant pressures are normal. No codes. DICE module from Tech2 is reading proper ECT, EVAP Temp, High Pressure Sensor. DICE shows signal "On" from A/C controller switch. ECM shows A/C...
2008 Smart Fortwo Passion 1.0L Starter VIN: WMEEJ31X88
Car was running down road and transmission came out of drive when coming to a stop .could not select any gears. Shut off car then tried to restart and engine wouldn't crank over. Have checked all fuses that i can find. No power going to solenoid when key is tu...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRC29M7Y
The car came in with a check engine light on code P0341 checked the wires and they were all ok it was getting 4.9V accross pins 1 and 2 and the sensor wire is ok. I replaced the cam sensor and the code comes back right after I start the engine. I checked the t... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam position sensor fault)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDT31K86
Hello techs! Thanks in advance for any help. About 2 weeks ago, vehicle came in with CEL light on. Replaced the EGR vaccum regulator solenoid valve and potentiometer assembly. Thought we had problem fixed. Few days later, CEL on again, this time insufficent fl... Trouble codes: 403 (EGR control circuit), 16785 (insufficent EGR flow), 17808 (EGR circuit malfunction)

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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L brake lights VIN: 5UXFA13516
thanks guys for the help on this bimmer. we asked the customer to get the car back to the dealler for it has some recall on computer on programming that the dealler has not done so on her vehicle.
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L wipers VIN: SAJDA01C2Y
thanks guys it ended up being a bad wiper motor it would go to ground in the off position so it wouldn't park
1995 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Dome Lamps VIN: SALHC1341S
This one is fixed. Left seat power relay diode was shorted.I got myself confused by the schematic showing window module connected to the dome lamp circuit. The way the dome lamp circuit actually works is : The MFU send battery voltage out on pin 18, thru the l...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Interior VIN: WDBRF61J61
Thank you all who offered input on this electrical problem. Steve in Florida thanks for your time on the phone helping with this car. I spent way too much time messing with this issue. As I had originally posted this car does not have power seat modules. It wo...
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L fan run on high is the commplant. VIN: WVWKK63BX3
This vehicle is fixed,found the the plug corroded to the engine cooling thermostat f265 the old one was leaking caused sensor to read low clean plug all is well thank for the help.
2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K48
This one is fixed, new ECU was the remedy. I had no return signal to the ECU on the paired wires from the rear lambda sensor. The 4.5v output at the blue wire was correct, no ground (signal return) path on the brown wire. These DTCs were NOT caused by anythi... Trouble codes: P0140 (000320 Lambda sensor B1 S2 no activity), P1114 (004372 Lambda sensor B1 S2 internal resistance too high).
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