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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4USCC7321S
Hi guys this thing is driving me nuts, origionaly came in for a no start found coil pack number 4 expanded and cracked. replaced coil pack still no fire on 4. Pulled the plugs and wires found fouled and replaced them as well. At this time car runs on 3 cylinde...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Heater VIN: WBAAV33451
Hello: This vehicle came in with a no heat complaint and I found hoses clamped wrong and falling off from the heater water valve. I replaced the valve with a new one while there and flushed the cooling system. Upon road testing the heat out of the center vent ...
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB53554
Ok I am back. the car is better it only happens now at 40-60kph whith very slight presure on the gas pedal if you press a little more it goes a way. if i drive it i have no problem only happens with customer. same fault #5 misfire. for more info see my last po...
2005 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L warning lamp VIN: WBABT52050
Hi Guys Got an issue with this BMW. Replaced the window reg in the drivers door, followed instructions with no problems. Reassembled ,reset clock and window relearn and all works fine. Found the Air Bag light staying on scan the car with 2 Scan tools and both...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: SAJEA51C42
OK at times after engine warm and under heavy load this car will cut in and out as if your turning the car off and on. It will buck and jerk (like a rev-limiter). This only happens under load and when you let off throttle its ok. it can be duplicated in M2 at ... Trouble codes: P0333 (knock sensor hard fault - even when no symptoms)
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTL15482
Hello Rover Tech's, we installed a used engine in this rig and it started fine and ran for about a day. It started to loose power and missing and then it quit, although it would restart, but then it all went away. We have no spark or fuel, we get this code (P1... Trouble codes: P1673 (Manufactures output signal)
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Airmatic VIN: WDBNG70J4Y
This vehicle drove in sitting at critical level. Customer jump started it backwards and thats where the issues originated.. Airmatic visit worksop , SRS and ABS light, ESP/BAS visit workshop were on. I started by replacing fuses for radio, exterior lights, pse...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L park assist VIN: WMWRH33555
I am working on park assist system warning alarm comes on when placed in reverse for approx 30 seconds with nothing behind me. Also has a code 13 stored in system. I do not have proper diagnostic procedures for this code can you please help me out
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWDC21V62
thanks in advance for the help car came in on hook no start tested coil and replaced with aftermarket it lasted 1 day next replaced with oe coil lasted 2 weeks another new oe coil fired right iam not real good on vw any help on what i should look for or test w...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Low Power VIN: 3VWSP69M52
Hello fellow VW techs, I have this head banging problem child. Here's what I'm up against. To start, about 3 months ago, this car threw it's timing belt which in turn bent all the valves. Another shop done the repairs with new components. After repair, the cus... Trouble codes: P0234 (Turbo Over Boost)
1991 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: YV1JA8747M
Customer complaint is car surges, hesitates, bucks and backfires. Test drove car to verify complaint.Car starts and runs fine cold for first 5 min.After about 5 min thats when problems start. Once it reaches operating temp it runs fine again.Had a code for o2 ...
2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Misfire VIN: YV1TS92D12
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We have a real problem car here. (I guess that describes the subject of most of the posts on here, doesn't it?) This 2002 Volvo S80 first came to us a week or so ago. The owner has just bought it after it has... Trouble codes: ECM35, ECM35, ECM35, ECM35, ECM20, ECM40

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L cylinder head VIN: WAUDG74FX5
Thank you all for your advise.Apreciate everybody's effort and time to share your experience.Will look at all options and will choose the best one to repair vehicle.
2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Unknown VIN: SALAD254X6
We ended up replacing heater core and this was the problem, would have went this direction earlier with the exception that it was replaced 20k ago...the rows are diagonal and very small tubes. THanks, Stewart [...]
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Lighting VIN: WDBRN47J62
Once again I found the awnser thank to IATN. I was was unable to locate a used module,wich didn't brake my heart. I installed a new module from mercedes and as most of you said the fuel fuel guage did not work but at least the lights worked and the car was saf...
1977 Porsche 924 2.0L Clutch VIN: 9247200935
Thanks for all of the responses,I have determined that the shift linkage had too much play in it and thinking it was in neutral,but actually in gear.The problem still exists that the clutch pedal will not release the clutch and the cable is already adjusted al...
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