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2007 BMW 530i 3.0L Engine starting VIN: WBANE73567
Customer complaint that check engine light illuminated and vehicle will not start at times. Found upon arrival that the battery voltage was low, recharged and tested battery/charging system found OK. Vehicle would not start all the time. Scanned vehicle with ...
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2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WD3PE7CC9A
This vehicle has comback twice now with a stalling complaint & no start. Both times when it was unloaded off of tow truck. Vehicle started & ran fine? each time it sets the above rail pressure codes. What are we missing? Trouble codes: 11BD0, 11C00, 130F0
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 5th gear VIN: 3VWSP29M91
Does not want to shift into 5th gear. No abnormal noise from trans.(grinding, whining, etc.). Full of lube. All other gears work fine. Adjusted shifter cables as per factory manual. No differance. Have not had one of these trans. apart before so wondering what...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Timing VIN: 3VWSG71KX5
Well, car arrived on flatbed barely running, very rough idle. Had 17748 / P01340 for cam to crank correlation upper control limit reached. Presumed upper chain was stretched and had jumped. On replacement of chain, was loose when pushed on by hand, measure o...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E63
Hello group: I surely am grateful to this resource. I gave the customer the option for me to take off the front end and open up the cam covers and re-time the belt and sprockets using the special cam locker tools #T40030, crank lock #T40026 and cam adjuster #T... Trouble codes: P0300, P3016.
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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L runs rough at idle VIN: WBACG8324V
Thanks to everyone who replied to my question. The DISA valve, along with a few old rotted vac lines cured the problem. Car is running great. Thanks, Jim
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L driver side power seat VIN: WBADE5329W
thank for help / car has went to used car lot . we found that memory seat mod. is bad,
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBANB33575
hi guys thank for all the information we found out that the valve seals were leaking the customer didnt have the money to do the job
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L smokes VIN: WBAHN83526
Thanks to everyone who gave their valuable time to respond to my post, Info that i gathered about this n62tu engine valve guide (smoking problem) are as follows: 1. if and when i had removed the heads the tool i ordered would not allow me to set the vanous ...
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2009 Mini Cooper 1.6L Airbag VIN: WMWMF33529
Thanks for the replies. This was a vehicle from a local auction. It turns out that it had warranty remaining. The dealership replaced the control unit and the vehicle is gone. Thanks again for the input.
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