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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Acceleration VIN: WBAGH83411
This vehicle has a severe vibration on take off and continuing thru accel. If hard enough sounds like something is hitting the under side of vehicle. Trans codes w/ Auto Enginuity are 22 & 70. Can't seem to find the definitions for these. Have BMW service info...
2005 BMW 330Ci 3.0L headlights VIN: WBABW53405
This vehicle was brought to me with no right headlamp and a left headlamp blinking like a strobe light. It started after the car was wrecked and the left headlamp assy was replace. Right lamp was fine but left one was inop. After two BMW dealers couldnt fix it...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Roll Bar VIN: WDBEA66E0S
Hey guys, I need some help with this one. I just need to locate the fuse holder for the roll bar/ soft top compressor circuit. I've checked everywhere and all the available information that I have through Mitchel and Alldata, but cannot locate it. Please help!...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Airmatic VIN: WDBNG70J52
We replaced the RR strut 2 months ago because it had a leak at the air bag. Everything was good until recently when it started going down on all four corners within hours. I checked for leaks at the top of the front struts and I get a few small bubbles at the ...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L alternator VIN: WMWRC33433
We have a good battery Battery light is on. I checked the voltage at the B+ on the alternator and we have no charging voltage. We tried a new alternator and it didnt help. This alternatos has two wires that plug to it, the black yellow that goes to the batt in...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L 6-5shift & Reverse engaugement VIN: WMWRE33506
Hi, I have this 06 MINI Cooper S that has a transmission shifting issue. This issue only happens when the transmission is hot, when cold it shifts fine. The issue is when hot and shifting into reverse, the engagement is hard/double thumps. Also the downshift i...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1VWAE0704S
This vehicle is an oddball. When started cold and only cold... It will stall when placed into gear. Idle drops and it stalls right out. If the gas pedal is feathered it will run but stumble. Once it dies and is restarted, it will run with no problems until it... Trouble codes: 00560 (EGR signal short to ground short to power)
2004 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS92DX4
Vehicle came in wil CEL on. Scanned and found lean codes stored. Tested MAF and it had intermittant drops. Replaced MAF. Customer came back 250 miles later with CEL on again and the same codes stored. Smoke tested intake, exhaust and pcv system. No leaks found... Trouble codes: P2177 (System too lean off idle bank 1), P2179 (System too lean off idle bank 2)

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1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL (Car) 3.5L No Start VIN: 1070431200
Thank you everyone for your help. Ended up rotating a switch on the side of the ECM and all of at once all came to life. Not 100% sure what the switch does or if its related to a poor connection at the computer its self. Either way i have noid now and am very ...
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