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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAR3345Y
Hello group,2000 bmw 323i with code 119 throotle valve mechanical fault.vehicle came in oil in cooling system ,vehicle drove fine no ck engine no symptoms.after repairs engine runs fine idle perfect every thing is set cleaned and addaptations set.the moment th... Trouble codes: 119 (thrttle valve mechanical fault)
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L air suspension VIN: 5UXFB33583
This truck came in with the suspension collapsed. We attempted to raise and lower vehicle. Pump for air suspension will come on and run for 30 seconds. After running the pump sits for a minute and then the pressure relief valve opens and bleeds out any air pre...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA30D3J
Need Some Advice. This Is The Only Benz I Work On At The Moment. Guy Has 2 300e's. Other One (Lets Call It The Donor Car)Is An 87. Anyways, Car Always Starts Fine. Then It Might Stumble A Little Or Even Stall But Starts Right Back Up. Engine Light Will Flicker... Trouble codes: 3 (Coolant Sensor), 5 (O2 Sensor), 8 (Altitude Correction Capsule)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L 2-3shift limp mode VIN: 4JGAB54E2X
Hi! ok first thing first,i change the oil and filter,( no so bad inside the pan )and the conductor plate and the socket, cleaned the connector,no oil in the etc.Road tested same thing,limp mode,no 3 speed and code 147, on the scanner i don't have the speed for...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Keyless Entry VIN: WDBNG75J0Y
The vehicle came into the shop with the following complaints: R/F Xenon Headlight - Not working Washer Fluid Low - Intermittent message Coolant Level Low - Intermittent Message Found that the R/F Xenon Ballast failed, Installed new headlight assembly. Then...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Improper Operation VIN: WDBLK70G32
Trunk will not open with top up and latched
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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...
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2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YS3ED49A14
Car came to shop with a cut of when you come to stop. No codes found and every data seens to be normal. We replace the PCV valve because it looks very old and the Brake booster hose showed craked after a smoke test. The car just stall sudenly when you going to...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L AC Compressor VIN: 3VWTD81H0X
Thanks to all for the help, I traced out the wiring from AC switch to the fan control module and found a big hole melted through the bottom of it and the T10 connector melted to the module, I think this was done when someone else replaced the cooling fan motor...
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Oil leak VIN: YV1LS5642W
Tennessee car arrived with reports of no engine oil. Since 2+ quarts low won't show on dipstick, added 2.5 qts + 2 qts coolant, took for a four mile drive and oil lost a quart and coolant res was empty again. Found some oil drip from left/rear of engine and a ...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No idle at all VIN: WDBEA30D7K
HEY GUY'S SORRY ABOUT THAT DELAY, BUT MY MECHANIC QUIT ON MY KNOW I'M BACKED UP SEVERAL DAY'S! THANKS TO ALL, I FIXED IT, LIKE MANY OF YOU SUGGESTED I CHECKED THE FUSE AND RELAY BEHIND THE BATTERY, ALSO POWER AND GROUND TO THE IDLE VALVE ALL WAS OK. MUST BE T...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L turn signals VIN: 4JGBB86E96
Group customer took car to dealer. I think and from what I can gather others have had a problem with the right rear sam after a wreck and people poking around in that area. Unplugging and banging around without disconnecting the battery is probably the culprit...
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2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Cup Holder VIN: YS3FB49Y38
Well, cup-holders is us !! The little bugger is nicely installed without breaking anything. Step 1 is to ignore the procedure in WIS, which will only get you in trouble when you try to take the dash vent out & wind up with a 3-D jigsaw puzzle. The smarter way...
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2003 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Cuts out, Loss of power VIN: WV2MB470X3
Well, it is fixed. Turned out to be an issue with the wiring harness going to the Vehicle Speed Sensor. I finally got the scope and hooked it up, and sure enough I had erratic signals going to the TCU line in from the speed sensor (TCU side of harness). Hooked...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3VWST71KX6
well it's out as most of you said there was the one bolt in the starter hole but we still had to pry quite a bit due to the dmf had came apart and the part that lock the eng. up was holding us back, i had search aldata but never found nothing about a hidden bo...
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