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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBAEV33453
Greetings all, First off all thanks to everyone for taking the time to help me figure out this hair puller. First car came in with multiple misfire codes customer stated another garage had just changed the spark plugs. First off I cleared the codes and starte... Trouble codes: P1351 (Misfire cylinder 5 with fuel cutoff)
2004 BMW 645Ci 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEK73414
I replaced Timing cover gasket for leaking when I startedthe engine check engine light came on with codes. Figured I broke the sensor so replaced with a new one same code. Very lttle info on alldata for this code. I checked wires none broke or pinched. Also th... Trouble codes: P0390, 27C0
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L no heat VIN: WBAEV33494
the customer purchased the car about a year ago and has complained of no heat we have removed the waterpump again to check for any problem with none found and removed the heater hoses and check the heater for blocked we flushed water through the heater with ho...
2008 BMW 528xi 3.0L Register VIN: WBANV13578
Can a Solus Pro with 12.2 register a new battery of the same type on a 2008 bmw, and if so were is it and how do you do it? Thanks.
2003 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Odometer VIN: SALNM22233
While working on this vehicle the odometer changed itself from reading in miles to kilometers. I know when I first brought the vehicle it was reading 93276 when I went to pull it out of shop it reads 150110. I have looked over anything I could have bumped and ...
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: SALNY12273
Hello Gentlemen, the customer bought this vechical at the right price with the intention of reselling it.But as happens often there is a reason he got it cheap. It has an intermitent problem that is becoming more consistant. Codes Po103 and P1621 return easil... Trouble codes: P0103, P1621
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L transmission VIN: WDNUF56J56
HI, Have a mercedes here that had a used trans and a new valve body installed,had mercedes come out and program. Now you can feel engagement in reverse and drive, but it will not move. No codes stored in ecu,trans. Performed fluid level check per alldata. Cust...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Ecm VIN: 3VWSB69M41
I have this jetta with a no start, cranks just fine. No check engine light or EPC light key on engine off. No communication with the ECM, other modules have codes for no communication with ECM. Check all power and grounds at the ECM. I have unplugged the other...
1999 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1LV62D2X
This is my personal car and it has an intermittant crank no start . It has no ground trigger to the injectors WITH spark and RPM on the Snap on /Genesis scanners .It will start and run for a second then die at times .Have tried all 3 keys with the same no star...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L No communication with any control unit VIN: WAULH64BXY
Well as far as the communication issue goes, the vehicle has not been repaired, yet. I performed a cylinder leakdown test and all cylinders held between 94-96 out of 100 psi. Installed a new belt kit, water pump and thermostat. Starts and runs just fine, bu...
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L abs inop VIN: WAUEH64B01
most everybody has told me a bad abs unit so i have orderd one and will see if it works
2010 Audi S4 3.0L Front wheels VIN: WAUDGAFL0A
Well, i replaced the front wheel bearing assemblies. I could not duplicate the condition after this repair. The vehilce has been gone for about 2 weeks and we would have heard from this customer if it still did the noise. I not convinced this fixed it. There c...
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L unable tounlock VIN: WBAAM3337X
Got a locksmith to do it tryed useing unlock kit had no luck with it in time had to do it shops to busy to spend more than half hour. Locksmith took half a day to do it was worth the 50.00 that i was charged just pass charge to owner along with the lock repair...
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L No Start VIN: 5UXFB33542
Sorry for the late reply, we were waiting to see if the vehicle came back, and so far so good. What I believe we had was simply a bad connection at the fuel pump relay. I had originally found no power at the fuel pump and had to wait a couple of days for it to...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMF154X7
Thanks Mike and Zach, after roadtesteing vehicle home and back in am the long term adaptions changed dramaticly. The EGr valve fixed this vehicle. Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one), P0174 (Lean bank two).
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBUF65J73
There is confusion with the battery system in this post. First off, the auxilary battery is a back up system battery ONLY on the 211 chassis (E series)2003-UP and is NOT wired to the starter. this battery will not crank the starter nor do you use it to jump st...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L sunroff- radio- etc... VIN: WMWRC33453
Thanks for the info. Actually it was a poor connection in the K bus. Another tech in the shop found a "greenie" in the k bus wire near the passenger side kick panel. Customer was elated that she didn't have to buy a sunroof. Not so elated when the burned ou...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on
The 5 volts on the ground side ended up being the main issue and have concluded that a new PCM is required before I could make sure the code was fixed. I rechecked every component of the system including the MAF sensor and everything was in specifications acco... Trouble codes: P0411.
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L Mil VIN: WVWUK63B63
We replaced the temp sensor but it made no change. We advised the customer that it was probably the thermostat, he chose to have a friend replace it for him to save some money. Thanks for all the help. Bob
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