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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG834X1
I have smoked the system and found 2 leaks one from the breather valve that has the brake booster hose on it and the o-ring for the cam shaft sensor. I replaced both and both long term fuel trims go up past 20. I smoke tested after replacing the valve and the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0174 (System too lean bank 2)
2007 BMW 750Li 4.8L No Start VIN: WBAHN83517
Hello all! I have a 2007 BMW 750LI that was towed in. Crank no start. Car has 50 psi of fuel pressure. Upon scanning the car it had several codes in the dme. I cleared codes in every module and re scanned. The dme is giving me a 2f44 code. EWS fault. Wondering... Trouble codes: 2F44, 93FC, A3B2, FFFF
1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L No Start VIN: WDBAB23A7C
Hello everyone and thanks for the input on this diesel. I have this 240D in that won't start intermittently. It seems to do it after it has cooled down. When it has been ran and warmed up, it will start right up without delay. I left it parked about 4 hours an...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE (Car) 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA32E7P
Good injector pulse. No spark. Tried new coil and a good used module but no luck. Good powers and grounds. Good signal from CKP and CMP.There is a a square wave at the coil negative with wire disconnected , and oscilates between 3-4 volts , but when hooked up ...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Idle System VIN: WDBJF55FXV
Hello mercedes techs: this car came in with no power or acceleration problems and unstable idle. Also with check engine light on and code po505. Before we replace anything we inspect the car for vacuum leaks and there were no leaks at all, fuel pressure always...
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI 3.0L Rack and Pinion VIN: 4JGBF22E78
Dear MB-friends, SUV had the usual Rack and Pinion leak on the input shaft below protective cap. We installed the repair kit from the dealer: # 164.460.13.00 used MB oil. We followed the Service bulletin: LI46.20-P-051767 All went well, after bleeding rack...
2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L coolant VIN: WMWRE33454
hello MINI techs and everyone on IATN. this mini will build pressure in expansion tank and over a short drive will blow coolant out past cap. initially i suspected head gasket but after performing leakdown test 4 different times and sniff test i can not find f...
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L "Airbag Service Urgent" VIN: YV1TS94D0Y
Hi Volvo techs. "SRS Airbag Service Urgent" in message center. Fuses 7, 14 & 25 are fine but no power to controller pins 27 (from fuse 7) or 28 (ign switch 15 contact). And of course Vida won't communicate with SRS controller. Any thoughts where the break down...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Rpm Vss VIN: YV1TS90D61
This car came in with a bad trans 3RD gear incorrect gear change ratio.. customer had a extended service plan so insurance co sent us a reman trans from engine and trans exchange in milwaukee.. Installed trans and it had a bad 4TH gear incorrect gear change ra...

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2000 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: WAUAC28D8Y
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. I put in a crank sensor and this one has been fine ever since. Thanks, Ron
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L trunk VIN: SAJJA42C1Y
Thank you for the help. This was a very odd situation. I Removed the license plate to see if I could access the latch cable. Was told that it could be reached through the lower right tag bolt hole. This model did not have lover holes. Another recommendation ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDBTJ75J94
I ended up replacing the oil filter cartridge and o-rings with a Mahle, let it sit overnight and had no lifter noise in the morning. Now it has been a couple of weeks and I did get a phone call that it had lifter noise and then the customer called back and sa...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L ESP Light On VIN: WDBUF65J25
While most of the replies were helpful in confirming what I was thinking the only ones that were right were the ones that said the sensor was bad and that the esp software may need to be updated. After taking the car to the dealer for a parts warranty we found...
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