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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAGF6327S
Vehicle towed in . customer states battery went dead and after he recharged it the car wouldnt start. he replaced the battery. when i check for codes i have no communication with the dme.check fuses 22 24 in the ebox. no crank and no start. have done lots of r...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L engine VIN: WBAAV33431
Hi BMW guys, This car came in with no start. Cranks but will not start. Everything checks out ok but the compression. Do we have a timing chain problem, Customer drove vehicle and parked at home. Tried to start next day and will not. I would like some insight...
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L brake lites VIN: WBABN334X2
Hay Guys, I have disconnected the brake lite switch without effect. lites still on. I am now down to pinpoint checks at the LIGHT SWITCHING CENTER CONTROL UNIT. My data does not give me the location of the L.S.C.C.U. Please help me locate this Control Unit.
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Ars VIN: WBAGN63483
2003 745il [...] wHEN driving, the sway bars will activate, mostly the rear end, and sink one side or the other of the rear end, mostly seems like left side. After a bit of the the Dynamic Drive Inactive warning will come on. Faults posted are 5D5B...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L heater VIN: WBAVB13536
Car hit a animal and had to replace alot of front end parts radiator,bypass hoses,fan assmebly. Now for some reason it has more than enough heat 130f while sitting still but 75f out vents while driving..tried new stat and water pump same results.. Anyone run i...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: WP1AB29P74
hey Porsche techs , we gut this 04 cayenne 4.5, customer states gas gauge not going below 1/4 , found code 0071 fuel level sensor 1 and 0438 fuel level sensor 2, found 35 L on sensor 1 all the time, replace level sensor and found same, ck. connector and no pro...

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1991 Audi 100 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUBC5444M
Thanks to all of your extremely sharp knowledge. I know many of you mentioned adjusting the CO level. In Idaho where I live we do not do exhaust emmissions testing...YET...I'm sure. However drilling out the plug in the airbox and making some minor adjustments ...
2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUDF78E07
Thanks everyone, it was the purge valve. The thing would click pretty hard but when i vacuum tested it found it to be stuck open. Many thanks guys. Trouble codes: P0455 (Gross leak).
2012 Audi A7 Quattro 3.0L Instrument Cluster reset VIN: WAUFFAFL1C
Thanks and closing this request, Phillip from CA has the best answer to the condition, I will contact the customer to try his advise, customer on vaca in AZ for a month but I will update as soon as I get my fingers into the vehicle.
1999 Bentley Azure Mulliner 6.7L Air Bag light VIN: SCBZK14E4X
Hello we had some great replies on scanners,and options, we took the car to he dealer to have it dealt with this round, now the trunk has locked us out somehow, and its a whole new ballgame.
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEV33415
Ok, so got a ton of great responses, thank you all. I did hook up the GT1 when not starting and looked at sensor data, everything looked ok temperature wise. I checked the pin 10 at DME and backprobed while having the problem, found that DME was grounding ok, ...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L no heat drivers side VIN: SALSH23446
We replaced the heater core and this was the proper fix. Thanks, Stewart
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 5.5L Steering VIN: 4JGBF86E98
So after us speaking to the customer letting them know how perplexed we were and after that conversation it came up oh yeah it was doing that before that's why we wanted you to repair the leaks...replaced power steering pump and all is good! Thanks, STew...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DD35H3Y
now that's what i'm talking about! all who said crankshaft position sensor nailed it! revisited that data, and found when cranking 250,0,312,0,0,0,0,250,0. weird thing is, that's one of the first things i looked at. tired eyes i guess. thank you guys very much...
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