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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAEH73465
Disconnected battery and replaced valve cover gaskets. once battery was reconnected turned key on to clear faults and loud clicking was heard in engine compartment. Inspected and found clicking was coming from the throttle body. I have a Launch X431 and Snap O...
2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13506
need to know sensor range ie 0-5volts for this sensor i assume works like standard maf but very tiny if signal is like regular maf then it is bad. Pro Demand and other give no sensor or data info on component. just dont want to replace a bad part air pump work... Trouble codes: P1419 (Seconday mass air flow meter)
2006 BMW 750i 4.8L Dynamic Drive VIN: WBAHL83516
Good afternoon all, We have a 06 750i E65 initialy came in with complaints of Transmission,Dynamic Drive, ABS lights on with hard steering, no steering position adj. or horn. Scanned and had the following codes. We are using an Autologic and WDS wiring diagra...
2008 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L I/P-Cluster and AWD & DCS VIN: 5UXFE83518
Hello, we are having issues with this BMW after a battery replacment. We installed a Exide Battery for this vehicle. I researched some before I removed the old battery (if there was any special procedures on Mitchell, I wanted to know). There was not much info...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L compressor VIN: WDBRF61J72
We could use some help pointing us in the right direction. This car is not cooling compressor is coming on to 70% and that seems to be the max according to autoland scale. Ambient temp is reading 28c interior temp is reading 26c evap temp is reading 24c. cooli...
1993 Saab 9000 CDE Turbo 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3CL48M5P
OK SAAB techs: We are a Saab- heavy shop but this one takes the cake! After our initial repair, vehicle began to stall/ no start. Checked PIDS and saw no response on the Throttle when doing koeo sweep test both using pedal and manually moving throttle blade. V... Trouble codes: 675B0, E7590 (Safety system faulty operation)
2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3FD49YX6
Wiring, from what I can see and able to check without tearing apart the car appears ok, nothing swollen or broken, really dont want to wait another 3 months for a warranty pedal from dealer again. Is there a "common" wiring short with these that is anyone awar... Trouble codes: P2135 (Throttle Pedal Position Sensor A/B Voltage Correlation), P0638
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cat and evap system VIN: 3VWCK21C72
Vehicle came in with check engine light on. Codes were 16840 Evap system very small leak detected; 16804 Catalyst system; P0420 Bank 1 operations below threshold; P0456. We changed upstream and downstream oxygen sensors and replaced the manifold gasket. Car r...

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2008 Mercedes-Benz R320 CDI 3.0L engine light VIN: 4JGCB22EX8
well thanks all for the advice byt i did install a new twc temp sensor and that fix it
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73508
Hi all as you guys all suggested I went ahead and put in a new purge solenoid which quickly fixed the unmetered air codes i was having issues with. I updated my AUTO LOGIC and was able to check the evap system all passes now. I found that the old purge was st... Trouble codes: 2783 (random missfire), 277B, 27AC, 2777 (cumbustion missfires), 2B64, 2785 (additional mixture adaptation).
1977 Porsche 911 S 2.7L injectors VIN: 9117201516
Thank You once again everyone... I am closing this request because it will be a bit before I can finish it. I pulled the tank and even though it was boiled and sealed 4 years ago, it is full of rust. Will be sent off to be cleaned. I did clean the fuel distr...
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Air Bags VIN: YS3FD75Y54
First the scanners were launch 431 master and new launch GDS.With the GDS that I bought after we started this car we found pass seat position sensor open.after sensor replacement all is well,thanks to all who replied this one is fixed and gone!
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L DDICM/PCM operation VIN: 9BWGR21J05
Thanks for the replies. I was not able to obtain a connector-face pin identification/breakout for either the 60 or 92 pin connectors, so I made one based on what I could make from both Mitchell and Current Trac. The engine is operational, with the only codes...
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