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1991 BMW 535i 3.5L a/c VIN: WBAHD131XM
Hello there I have this BMW here that a cust brought in for the a/c not working. While looking I found the a/c button, the rear defrost button and the recurc button do not light up. The blower only works on high and when i switch to heater the air coming out w...
2003 BMW 540i 4.4L Sunroof and passenger door VIN: WBADN63433
Hello Everyone have this Bmw here and changed the sunroof lift arms as they were broken adjusted the glass and did the relearn and it has wind noise on the sunroof.I also have a problem with the passenger door making a rattling noise when the window is fully u...
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L park distance VIN: 1GMF895066
Please help on this bmw,park distance control light flashing scanned for codes and found two rear center sensor codes switched one out with one on the side and cleared codes expecting it to now show a code for side sensor.no codes returned except for a pdc 22 ...
2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L Rear Defrost VIN: WBAWC33537
Vehicle came to me from body shop for rear defrost not working. Car had a rear collision, rear glass and bumper replaced. I have power and ground to rear glass but elements will not heat up and clear glass. I am getting a code from the JBE Junction Box "A6C8 r...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C34
at 3000 rpm car acts like rev limiter kicking in. looked for vac leaks and checked fuel presure.Don't see any thing on scanner. Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p1313-), P1313
2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L car cranks by it self VIN: SALPL16491
good day guys i have a new for me. i just brought a 2001 land rover thought i got a good deal. well last night the intera lights would come on by them selves then the head lights the the alarm would go off so i disconnecthed the battery went back to car and co...
2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L front wipers VIN: SALNM22262
Hello Group, I've been struggling with this one for a few days.Front intermittent wipers are intermittent.The central junction box is not receiving its ground signal from the wiper motor park switch when wiper switch is in the intermittent position.Occasional...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Low Coolant Sensor VIN: WDBJF55F9T
Information center says display defective with the coolant picture. Unhooked coolant sensor, same, shorted 2 wires togerher, same. Replaced coolant level sensor, same. Dont have a scan tool that will communicate with it. Also have an hvac problem. Hvac control...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Drive belt VIN: 4JGAB54E81
After having installed a new tensioner and belt to get rid of the belt squeel, it has now thrown the belt off and was towed in. Belt did not shred, and there is no oil on the belt. I installed a new belt, and all seems well. There is a minor wobble from the ne...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF26J25
I usally dont work on diesels but a good customer,not much info from my scanner it only shows codes.i saw a tsb to replace fuel rail as the volume control valve is not replaced seperately (in the tsb it shows two different part numbers for fuel rail do i need ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L A/C compressor VIN: WDBWK54F46
Vehicle came in with no cooling A/C, pressures were equal at 90 lbs, evacuate and recharge with proper level of freon, check voltage from front SAM to comp: 10.5 volts. Scan for codes in A/C (limited access using Autel scanner), retrieved code 9000, The compon...
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Steering Angle Sensor VIN: WDBUF56XX7
Please let me know if there is any kind of tricks in replaceing Steeing angle sensor with its module.Steeing angle sensor and its module is one piece .
1970 MG MGB 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: GHN5UA2036
Have this low low mileage mint MGB that is driving me nuts. Customer complained the car would just shut off while driving. then restart a few minutes later. I drove it and had it quit. I could not hear the fuel pump so I got under the car and smacked it with t...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H4T
This customer bought this vehicle as is with a VR6 conversion done prior to owning & does not know what year engine is. The code P1475 should not be displaying according to TSB 20-95-07 this TSB states leak detection pump was installed but was not activated & ... Trouble codes: P1475 (Evap emission control leak detection pump circuit malfunction no signal)
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L No Start
Hello guys and thanks in andvance to all IATN members who are reading and responding to others,well i have this VW cabrio that i got lost finding the rpoblem,it was towed in to my shop with no start problem and the car was in other shop for a while with the sa...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L starter VIN: WVWAD63855
e was needing some help vehicle was towed into my shop a comlant of a no krank condition checking for power to starter had power we replaced starter no ching fuses are all good repllaced ignition switch no ching scanned no cods found we chik comfort control mo...
2008 Volkswagen Beetle S 2.5L Hydrolic System VIN: 3VWRG31C68
hi, any help for any common problem on this beetle on brake master sticking? thanks in advance...
2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWXK73C89
car came in for a noise ,,, sounded like ider pulley went bad,,, had technician pull front cover & turbo,,,removed drive belts to make sure noise wasn"t ALT or WATER PUMP
2000 Volvo V40 1.9L timing VIN: YV1VW2553Y
Timing faults specific to VVT and probable tooth off condition. Upon removal of covers, I was able to verify the timing marks do line up correctly, however, I know without the right tool used on the back side of the camshafts, it is possible to be off but stil...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hydraulic Tappet VIN: 5UXFB33542
So I removed the Check valve on Bank 2 cylinder head behind the VANOS solenoid and replaced it with a new one. The noise has gradually gone away so at this time it is fixed.
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Engine Block VIN: SALME11473
We repaired the broken block with J-B Weld and filed the area flush on both sides. The front side for the starter mounting and the rear side for where the bellhousing mounts. We also installed a new starter to be safe. Starts and runs like a champ. The bel...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBRF61JX2
Sorry for the delay, it's been kind of busy around here. Thanks for all the replies greatly appreciated. The problem was in fact the crank sensor. Honestly kinda shotguned it. Thankfully it worked. Trouble codes: B1036.
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L MIL Lamp on, limp mode VIN: WDBUF26J45
turbo fixed problems, found a very small nick in exhaust impeller.. replaced turbo and code did not return yet Trouble codes: 23591.
2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS56D0Y
Thank you for replies. Problem was faulty key. Customer dug up spare after 2 days, tried it and vehicle fired up. Trouble codes: 720A.
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