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2005 BMW 745i 4.4L front brake reset VIN: WBAGL63515
vehicle came in for maintenance required in 600 miles. Replaced spark plugs, maintenance indicator reset successfully. Inspected brakes, found pads nearly new. Apparently someone replaced them and did not reset indicator. Indicator said front brakes need repla...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WDBJF25F6W
Before first pump replaced vehicle would shut off while driving at steady state, just shut off suddenly, not as if running out of fuel. Usually would restart normally with check engine MIL on and DTC P1223. Sometimes had slightly extended crank time, but is no... Trouble codes: P1223 (Fuel rack travel sensor or slide valve position sensor Y23/1/1)
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L MIL Lamp on, limp mode VIN: WDBUF26J45
Long story short.. came in on a hook with a clogged fuel filter (low rail pressure code) replaced short test drive all good . a day later it returned with high and low boost pressure codes and egr codes, found clogged cat and noticed customer was using a waste... Trouble codes: 23591
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L Obd2 VIN: WMWRF33455
Need help with p2097 post cat trim rich. No vacuum leaks found, no driveability issues. The 02 sensors are new and are in working condition. The main cat. is new. Cleared the light with scan tool, it comes back.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Bent valve VIN: WVWPH23B31
Car came in engine stuck, will not turn over.Customer said, engine ran great,then he heard some noise (rattling) then the engine ran rough and stoped.Intake valve #4 cyl broken off & is stuck in the piston.Put in a used engine with70K on it, ran really good fo...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L speedometer VIN: 3VWRK69M73
hello techs i have this jetta after 20min on highway speedometer wont go over 70mph.i have confirmed this with 2 different gps's ill be goin 85 and speedo stays at 70.customer got a ticket because of this.i replaced the speed sensor and shaft.i also swaped out...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Input Speed Sensor VIN: YV1SW61R51
Hi everyone. This 2001 V70 base (B5244S) with the 5 speed automatic AW55/50sn has an intermittent speed sensor code putting the transmission into limp mode. I did drive it around with a DSO hooked up to take a look. Originally I watched both the transmission i...
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2004 Bentley Arnage T 6.7L Maintenance required VIN: SCBLF34F74
I used the precedure that Bill and Norman recommened and was able to reset the system. Thank you very much for the help. Unfortunatly I have a new problem with the same car... the owner who happens to be my boss called me 2 days ago and said his Bentley is run...
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1973 BMW 2002tii 2.0L Clutch?
Thank you all for taking the time to help us with this. We had pretty much resigned ourselves to the problem being inside the trans. Just so not to overlook anything we pulled the clutch down. Looking for a loose finger or spring. What we found was a part of t...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Suspension VIN: WBAAM3330X
I grately appreciate all the good info, after spending many hours trying everything in the books i decided I have to remove the whole spindle. the problem was the axle that froze in the hub,so I had to use my 10lb hammer to drive out the axle out of the hub th...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGH8334X
we ordered another used cluster & now everything is working fine thanks to everyone
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Steering VIN: WBAGL63453
Come out Is steering angle sensor wires connection was broken.Repaired it and steering turn normal.Thank You so much for your help.
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2008 BMW 535i 3.0L 4-5 Shift VIN: WBANW13518
we have checked the fluid level twice-I first thought the same thing-identifix has a transmission tech help-they called and said its a common problem with some bushing on one of the clutch packs that wares out and causes longer filling times-customer just goin...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Unknown VIN: WDBFA76F6W
waited almost a week for a used module to arrive, new one price is $2200, we paid $500 for the used one, install it & here it is,everything is working fine now, i can see the module & access it on my scan tool now & reads all the switches & Roller bar,,etc,,,...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBKK47F7W
OK folks, finally got this car done and out of here. We ended up replacing the throttle actuator and that got the car to run and stay running. Although after we road tested the car, we found a bad odor from the exhaust system and some adaptation codes. So w...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WV2EE0709S
Thank you for all the replies, Robert is right-spark jump at timing cover is static electricty and has nothing [...] do with misfire. We finally figue out injector #4 is defective and vacuum hose is all mess up and cause egr valve open at idle all the time and ca...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGCM77L54
I had two replies on the location of the fuel press reg. The customer tells me the vehicle has been running fine. The check engine light has not come on as of this date. I was steering towards an ECU but the problem has seemed to fix itself. By repairing the v... Trouble codes: P1009 (Mass Air Flow), P1129 (Fuel Trim Bank 2 Too Rich), P1127 (Fuel Trim Bank 1 Too Rich).
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56D5X
Thank you for all the replies. Steve idea is good, Xeomedex is a good place [...] purchase electronic component in the future if you are not in a big hurry. But, we just end up borrow a Autoland Iscan2 scanner from a friend of mine and we get the software downloa...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L "Airbag Service Urgent" VIN: YV1TS94D0Y
Planning on replacing CEM next week with a 3-day subscription. I will post a result then.
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