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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN53432
Cust states cold start concern was no there befor we worked on car.We are not sure. We replaced Intake cam sensor and crank sensor and also spark plugs( they where fouled)After car sits and cools down it is very difficult to start,usually three-five cranks bef... Trouble codes: P0344
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBANB33554
Hi techs, Just finished resealing oil leaks on this V8 engine and unfortunately did not label one of the wires that I disconnected. Now while putting everything back together I am unable to identify where the wire connects to. It is the wire that comes out of ...

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2006 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.7L alternator VIN: WDBNF67J76
The problems were a bad alternator and also a poor connection at terminal/fuse block 4X/10 which took awile to find, it's under the passenger false floor. The bad connection was the power feed for the F3 fuse box in passenger dash. I now seem to have a problem...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L instrument cluster VIN: WVWSB61J21
Thank you all for your suggestions. I try disconnecting all modules, alternator, check grounds & powers with diagram. All is fine. I send out the cluster again for repair, turns out same component failure in the cluster. Not sure where to go from here, some ki...
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1LW5547T
Fixed with a BOSCH MAF ordered with the correct part number. Most responses were pointing to the ect, cmp, or MAF. After doing some research I found that Volvo's of this year range drop dlc communication when the engine stalls, perhaps for an MAF reason (not...
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