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1973 BMW 2002tii 2.0L Clutch?
We have this 1973 BMW 2002. It has been converted to a 5 speed manual transmission. It has a noise at idle that goes away when you depress the clutch. We thought it was the release bearing. After removing the transmission the bearing seems fine. It does not ha...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Suspension VIN: WBAAM3330X
Can some bady tell my what im doing wrong,im trying to removing the left rear hub bearing,im useing my 10lb slide hammer to pull the hub off and its not movinng,i remove the axle nut, cliper and rotor spared it up still no movements.thanks for the advised.also...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37433
to all bmw pros. out there. got this 325i that has a check engine light on with a p2097. found out that the mass air flow intake hose cracked and replace it and erased the check engine light. thought this would take care of the check engine, but it did not. wh... Trouble codes: P2097 (Post Catalyst Fuel Trim System High Limit Bank 1)
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Steering VIN: WBAVB13516
Hi guys, I have this 06 325I, Red Steering Wheel Lock light comes on on instrument cluster display. Picture of a steering wheel with a picture of a padlock both in red. Car runs and drives fine and steering wheel lock works fine at this time. When you insert k...
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2007 BMW 750Li 4.8L Re-Fuel VIN: WBAHN83527
hello..vehicle is difficult to re-fuel opened up rr wheel well inspected lines no kinks eveything seems to be sealed cant see where it would vent..wanted to know if anybody has come across this on a 750li like i have, any ideas or suggestions are greatly appre...
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2003 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B43
Car towed in for restricted perfoemance sign on dash. Above codes found. The throttle works sometime. Checked the TPS sensor wires and found them to be gold connectors from factory. Do the Can system codes above come from a bad throttle or somewhere else in th... Trouble codes: 1642 (Can circuit malfunction), 1638 (Can Inst token message missing), 1637 (Can ABS/TCCM token message missing), 1643 (CanTCM token message missing)
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.8 2.8L Ignition Switch VIN: WDBEA28E7P
Hello, and thanks for taking the time to read this. Here we have a 1993 MB, it's in relatively good shape. The owner parked it near her work 2 nights ago, with the wheel cranked to the right and the sunroof slightly open still. She had to "pull harder than nor...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L tail pipeemissions VIN: WDBHA28E8S
Hi Mercedes techs thanks for your help in advance. this is 95 C280 with gross polluter limits. fails at 15 mph with 1756ppm NOx and (GP)gross polluter at 25 mph 2363PPM NOx. we clean up the EGR system due to found system clogged replace front and rear HO2S, re...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L shifter VIN: 4JGABS4E9Y
purchased vehicle for wholesale purpose drove fine from auction to shop (45 miles )then 3 days later drove to detail shop after detail shop finished with truck we picked it up shifted into drive went about half a block and truck did not shift into second gear....
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Surge VIN: 3VWSP69M32
The main issue I am having is Once you crank it up the EGR vac solenoid goes to 85% for several minutes then drops to 4% With it at 4% you put it in any gear but park and reverse it goes from 4% to 85 % runs bad and smokes at the 85% If I remove the vac hose a...
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDX7AJ6B
Hooked up scan tool and read code. Looked at scan data and found intake air temp to be -54 degrees f. Checked connection at intake air/map sensor and found terminals to be tight. Tested signal at intake temp sensor connector teminal 2 with key on and had 4.7v.... Trouble codes: P0113 (Intake air temp. Circuit high input)
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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...
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Engine VIN: WAULC68E64
This one if "fixed". Most of the vibration was cured by replacing the aftermarket new C/V axle. After removal we could see the inner joint was bad. It still has a small amount of vibration but not nearly as bad. Thanks for the help.
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L trunk lock VIN: WBAGG8344Y
Sorry guys, I thought I closed this one awhile ago... simple fix. replaced the trunk latch at the trunk.
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L drain hose VIN: WBAET374X4
I learned a new one, condensate hose.Ha, the drain hose for the AC exits the passenger compartment directly above the transmission offering no chance of exterior access.We will take the center console and dash out for access.If I find a shortcut in this proces...
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L transfer case VIN: WBAVC93557
first off thanks for the quick replies gentleman. second off iatn is great, just the amount of knowledge that all of us have combined is a tool in it self! this veh. is fixed with the transfer case motor and a drain and refill of the tranfercase fluid. altho...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE (Car) 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA32E7P
My only choice was to try used modules an ignition mopdule with the right number worked.
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1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LS56DXX
thanks too all you techs that respond to the post,the problem has yet too be fixed, we do believe now after process of elimination that checking with scan tool and scope all fuel and electronics twice and finding nothing wrong (also changing parts that were ma...
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2008 Volvo V70 3.2 3.2L Accessories
Ok, finally completed the fix yesterday. The problem was indeed in the driver information module. I was able to make it come and go by flexing the circuit board that the display plugs into. I narrowed it down to a rectangular chip and resoldered all four pin...
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