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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L starter not working VIN: WBABJ6325S
Not getting power to terminal 50 at starter.Car does not have chip in key its a late 1994 model. Checked stater imobiliztion relay, i can ground black and green wire( terminal 9) to relay and it works fine but i do not have a wiring diagram that shows me where...
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L smokes VIN: WBAHN83526
Hi! I may have started a problem. This car displayed excessive smoke at idle or under hard acceleration. Please advise me with any knowledge or info. that may be helpful. This engine is a N62TU. I am told the N62TU is different than the N62. I have researched...
2007 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L Battery dying VIN: 5UXFE43527
New Customer recommended by another customer. Have a low mileage BMW X5 that has had 3 batteries replaced in last 9 months. I checked the battery and it is bad,no suprise there. but what is causing this. Hanging out in the shop last night doing some paperwork,...
2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L Insturment Config VIN: SAJKA73R74
Full Vin number is [...] I'm tring to congigure this car. But it only makes the problems worse. I have an IDS, but I have never tried to program/configure any modules before now. Now I'm in a pickle. I found Code B2139 Data mismatch from Insturmen...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTL15482
Hello Rover Tech's, This car has had a used engine replaced and ran for about a week. Now we have no spark. Went to check crank sensor and nothing, we are checking it at the ECU, we tried another one but still no go. We did check for power and grounds at conne...
1979 Mercedes-Benz 280CE 2.8L No Start VIN: 1070421200
Thank you in advance for your help. Car wouldn't start, no spark. Found an open coil resistor and bad module. Replaced those, car ran great for an hour. Then it acted like a plugged fuel filter and died. No start. Still have spark. Suspect fuel distributor, bu...
1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L turn signals VIN: WDBBA45A4B
Hi Guys, I have a Mercedes 380SL in for a no turn signal problem. If you position the lever to make a left or right turn both the front and rear signal lights come on nice and bright but do not flash. It produces a loud buzzing noise from the Hazard Switch whi...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Brake Booster VIN: 4JGAB54E6X
Hello fellow techs, having a problem after replacing the brake booster on this Mercedes. It has the electronic Brake Assist System and Electronic Stability Program. The initial problem was a hissing sound from under the dash and a hard pedal. Found the booster...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L starter VIN: WDBNG75J0Y
hello group, i have this mercedes here that wont crank for an extended time, and while it wont crank, the scanner has no communication with any controller on the vehical, and the cooling fans running on high, then after cycling the key several times, fan stops...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSE61J13
This thing is throwing this code, checked g79 and g185 on vagcom and zone 3 will go from 14% to 87% and zone 4 is 14% to 39%, unplugged the pedal assy and pin1 to groung is 5 volts, pin 1 to 5, 5 volts, pin 2 to ground 5 volts, pin 2 to 3 5 volts, in the proce... Trouble codes: P1639
1997 Volvo 960 2.9L heating VIN: YV1KW9609V
Customer states this problem has existed for some time.AC functions fine but only ambient temp at vents in full heat mode.I do not believe there is any air in system and the heater core does not appear at all restricted.The mechanical heater valve fully opens ...

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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBG34D3X
Thanks for the help, we found that it is the engine ECU. We have one on order. Thanks to all for your help george
2006 BMW 750i 4.8L Dynamic Drive VIN: WBAHL83516
UPDATE: After speaking with Autologic tech and following BMW diagnostic plans it was determined the new unit was faulty so we sent it to BMW for warranty of module. They performed their diagnostics and called to confirm Unit was faulty. They replaced it under ...
2008 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L I/P-Cluster and AWD & DCS VIN: 5UXFE83518
Thank You all for your help! I really appriciate all comments with this issue. Through trial in error, The AWD & DCS light went off after driving the vehicle (I was not having any drivetrain issuses that I could feel or tell, but driving it turned the light of...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L backup (reverse) lights VIN: WDBJF72F9V
everybody hit it on the head, the switch in the shifter was the problem, not sending voltage back to the illumination control module. thanks to all for the input, great info from great techs.
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L cooling fan VIN: WDBRH81J83
yes it was the ecm , had it repaired and not replaced, so we did'nt have to deal with programming. the harness did'nt apply to this vehicle and after replacing the ecm the fan worked properly. thanks to all involved, barry
2006 Peugeot 206 CC 1.6L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thanks every one who helped out on this troubled vehicle :) So far we have fitted another Gen Coil Pack cleaned up all earths between Engine, battery etc. Have removed main terminal conection between ECU and cleaned all silicon out and cleaned terminals. Ch... Trouble codes: P0550, P1336, P1337, P1338, P1339, P1340.
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