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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBADN634XY
After replaceing DSC control unit, we reprogram the car with ISTA/P (BMW no a copycat) everything went OK, DME and EWS synch, have some warning information.When trying to start the starter motor cranck but engine is not starting, DME shows a tampering starter ...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WBADT63422
Hello BMW techs: Have this 530i with an oil leak, valve cover and on the left side oil tube. I know the is an update for the crank breather sytem.Now the customer complained about stalling while driving but have not been able to duplicate, has all codes listed... Trouble codes: 0X87, 0X33, 0XF3, 0XF2, 0XA1
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA53C32
i have a jag that lost timing chain on left bank and bent valves need to remove timing cover alldata says need to remove engine was wondering if i could pull timing cover without removing engine need to determine damage for estimate for cust any info would be ...
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2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAD25436
Ok guys,from the start I told the shop owner that this 06 land rover lr3 4.4 was out of my league,Im not a european tech (american) this car belongs to one of his friends. Base on the mil codes shop owner to replace the throtle body dealer part (I said bad ide... Trouble codes: P0121, P0102, P2105, U2023
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L cruise control VIN: WDBUF87J26
The informaion screen states "Display malfunction" & "Cruise control problem" Drive to dealer. The SRS light is also on the cruise control is inoperative. The rear window sunshade is up and inoperative. Thanks in advance.
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L compressor VIN: WMWRC33423
Car came with a/c inop, bad clutch. Replace a/c compressor and rec/drier. Recharge with .91 lbs R134a and oil. Works good with 40 low and 250 high side pressures. Electric fan cycles on and off at 300 psi. Compressor is very noisey, gets louder with higher rpm...
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1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L Unknown VIN: WV2MC0706P
Hey all, This Eurovan came to us with an A/C compressor locked up. Customer stated that it hs been replaced 3 or 4 times in the past 4 years at other shops around the country. The dryer appeared to be original. We replaced the compressor, dryer, expansion valv...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L a/c compressor shuts down during driving VIN: YV1SZ58D31
first thanks to all that take the time to look at this request. now this thing is becoming a problem. intial code led me to replace the fan motor behind the climate control panel, no big deal sys. worked great released car. cust. bring veh. back 3 days later a...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on, hard start VIN: WDBHA24GXX
Well, my customer has not returnedI suspect residual oil in the intake system. I would like to get a chance to check those orifices in the valve cover, that seems likely due to the age and mileage of the vehicle. Thank you to everyone who took the time to resp... Trouble codes: P0100 (Hot Film Mass Airflow Sensor Bank2/5), P0170 (Self Adaptation at Limit), P0243 (A/F Switch Over Actuator F Compressor M16/7).
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBUF26J15
Thank you to all that replied. After checking the tsb for this situation we decided to install a new rail which came with a new pressure sensor and regulator. Unfortunetly this did not resolve our issue and we had the same pressure readings as before, so we in... Trouble codes: 2047 (Rail pressure monitoring via volume control valve-Rail pressure too low), 2051 (Rail pressure monitoring via pressure control valve-Maximum rail pressure exceeded).
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L compressor signal VIN: WDBWK56F75
I replaced the front SAM unit and compressor works fine. Thanks for the help, just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something before replacing a $550 SAM unit. Thanks again for the help.
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33537
Oddly symtem and code has went away, ordered new thermostat and have schedule customer back in. Thanks David Trouble codes: E225 (MAP Thermostatic).
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1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L Computer VIN: YS3DD78B6W
EXHAUSTED ALL RESOURCES.CAR WAS UP TO OPERATING TEMPERATURE.NO CEL.RECHECKED ALL GROUND CONNECTIONS.RAN CAR THRU 7 DRIVE CYCLES.SAME RESULT EVERY TIME.IM TESTS COMPLETED.READY FOR INSPECTION.LIGHTS COME ON AGAIN.NOT READY FOR INSPECTION.TOOK CAR TO BE INSPECTE...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L engine VIN: 3VWCP21C61
Had to adjust IQ manually at the pump set to 5.0 car idles and runs great thanks for all of the help.
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1999 Volvo C70 2.4L Power seat function VIN: YV1NC56D4X
Thank you all who replied. You were right. Bad return spring on micro switch. All is well now.
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