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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L no crank VIN: WBAFB33521
Need help BMW experts out there, this X5 4.4 is not cranking with the key.So far my findings reveal that the transmission doesn't know in wich gear it is. No codes on the EWS, and it shows on the data starter motor blocked due to P/N.on the trans computer I'm ...
2006 BMW 650i 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEK13476
We replaced engine due to blue smoke from bad valve seals (updated valve covers & pvc system already replaced - still blue smoke). 1rst used engine installed would not start and had several camshaft / crankshaft correlation & vanos codes - we swapped vanos and... Trouble codes: 2F71, 2A8E, 2A83, 2A8A
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L on start VIN: WBAVB13526
and solenoid and find out slug build up on top engine really bad due to not changing oil on time so clean the slug and replace valve cover gasket and replace both vanos sololonid and now when we start the car and make rattling noise on top of the engine but wh...
2006 BMW M5 5.0L SMG Transmission VIN: WBSNB93546
All SMG fault codes Stuck in 2nd gear and car will not start. 4F42 Hydraulic control unit: Activation frequency, pressure build-up. 4F82 engage 1/R gear not possible. 4F43 Hydraulic unit: ON period. 4F40 hydraulic unit: undershooting of pressure range. ...
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L steering VIN: 4USFE83567
The customer got a sudden center section message of "power steering malfunction" or something like that. We retrieved a code from the ARS of 0252. This vehicle has variable assist, as well as variable steering ratio. The customer is concerned, but not alarmed....
2008 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Stall VIN: WBXPC93498
Hello BMW Techs This car is back with the same codes and symptoms as before replacing the Valvetronic Motor(actuator)! The symptom is in the AM when it's cold out and the car sits outside, the car takes a few cracks to fire and then it will start and die a cou... Trouble codes: 2A39, 2A38, 2A37, 2A47
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Crank,No Start VIN: WDC1631541
Hi friends !. Please help here. I am supporting a friend in another shop, they replaced engine with a second hand and after assembly everything, Vehicles does not crank, no Start.I searched the database, and found many same help request.I have valet key (no re...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L EPS module VIN: 4JGAB54E82
This vehicle came from a friend's shop. He replaced esp module and hydraulic unit for MIL's on. After replacement, same problem existed and brought the car to my shop. Retrieved DTCs: c1200 from esp and c1025 from bas. Tested brake lamp switch circuit between ...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L trans shift/fluid VIN: 9BWGD61J91
need help please from u v/w techs. car came in with complaint of trans not shifting when reaches operating temp.And at times does not shift after a stop ,seems to stay in 1st gear. I checked to verify correct fluid level as i noticed that trans is leaking some...
2007 Volvo S60 R 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1RH52757
The issue with the Volvo 2007 S-60R started with codes setting for the Throttle Body and various drivability issues. Codes set were ECM-921C and ECM-9200 as I recall. And the car would intermittently lose power and stall. Restart and the car would drive ok unt... Trouble codes: CEM1A, SUM03

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Recirculation door VIN: SAJEA51D23
Thanks to everyone who replied. Ronald and Dana provided the information I was looking for. Thanks for verifying that the shaft can't be purchased separately, and that the air intake housing is part of the whole HVAC assy. It's good to converse with someone w...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Airmatic VIN: WDBNG70J4Y
The problem with inactive airmatic suspension was a bad air suspension control module located in the left underhood fusebox. I installed a known good module and finally, the airmatic pump kicked on. The list of faults disappeared. They were indeed false co...
2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Mechanical VIN: YS3FB49S65
Hey guys thanks for all the replies this ones fixed and out the door ended up being a crank sensor it had a crack in it was pushing oil into it never have seen this before thanks again
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