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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM5346Y
car came in with a serious misfire.scaned the car code 242 plus multiple cylinder misfire cleared code. only code po305 returns. replace spark plugs and improved now car only misfires on cold start ups on cyl 5 also swapped coils,injectors,checked co... Trouble codes: 242 (cylinder 5 misfire)

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2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L Air Suspension VIN: SALAG25436
Wow did we make a simple mistake on this one! I let my apprentice do the compressor job, and I didnt check his work well enough apparently. He pinched the exhaust valve hose between the frame and compressor bracket. This somehow caused some very bizarre codes ...
2008 Smart Fortwo Pure 1.0L Shifting VIN: WMEEJ31X28
Thanks to all techs to response to this help. I ended replacing gear shifter assembly. Some one messed up the shifter. It did not go in gear because have shifter broken. Replace it and ready to go. Again thanks to all techs response to this help.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L R/F door light VIN: 3VWSC29M5X
Thanx again all. The vehicle is scheduled to come back in soon and I will be most likely replacing the door latch module that so many recommended. I was hoping to be able to repair this before closing out the post. Mark [...]- Performance Workshop
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