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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L No Start
I have a bmw 325xi that came in for running rough and check engine light on. Started vehicle and test drive and ran good no check engine light on, scanned engine and have codes listed above,cleared codes and let sit outside and retest drove and ran good. Sent ... Trouble codes: 2A37, 2A47, 2A43, 2A38
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBGB34E9N
#1 valve leaked. Replaced pressure valve seals and o-rings working as clean as possible. Now it idles and shuts down (with exception of #6 which finally pumped and quit). When warm it smokes black and tries to run away?
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L No Start VIN: WDBRF40J95
Hello Iatn members, Well, I hope that someone out there have seen this problem before. This engine crank longer than usual to start when engine sat for 10-15 minutes after hot soaked. Some time it crank and run other time it crank 4-7second before it fire up ...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L door locks,, windows, climate control, wipers, etc VIN: WMWRC33433
We have a 2003 MINI here with strange electrical problems. After idling for 10 minutes, portions of the electrical system start to shut down. (turn signals, electric windows, climate control, wipers, high beams, and the exterior lights flicker) so far I have r...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta Value Edition 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 3VWPG71K26
Hello, We are having a challenge with this vehicle. Customer brought car to us with the complaint of poor running after fill up. We scan for codes and found the p0171 code. We smoke tested the system and found a leak at the air intake hose between the air mas... Trouble codes: P0171
1982 Volvo 244 GL 2.1L Starting VIN: YV1AX4940C
Greetings! Vehicle towed in as no-start. Actually runs when key held to 'Start' - loses power to coil when key released to 'On' position. Power to appropriate fuses when key is in 'On' position so I believe ignition switch is ok. After sitting overnight had po...
2003 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L compression VIN: YV1TS91Z43
Hi guys, this S80 had very low compression In cyl #3, with leakeage past exhaust valves. I've got the cylinder head off and found 1 of the #3 cyl exhaust valves chipped. Compression was ok in all the other cylinders before disassembly. No sign of impact with p...

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2004 BMW 645Ci 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEK73414
Well got this one out of my life. Once again my fault codes were there I found that I didn't have the solenoid for the intake cam in the front cover seated all the way. During my first R&R I lubed the orings very well and pushed in as far as I could thinking I... Trouble codes: P0390, 27C0.
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHN83506
We cut our losses with this one after way to many hrs. we ended up sending it to BMW, there it has been now for 4 days and has been passed around the shop, latest update is that the regional Dealer technical support was contacted & is scheduled to come visit t...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L drivers window and sunroof VIN: SAJHX6246W
well its half fixed. as recommended i replaced the sun roof module and that fixed the sun for the window i unplugged the window module re plugged it and its working but it will ack up again and ill keep looking.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M12
This vehicle has been a problem child due to the nature of the head replacement and the owner. It has breathalizer lockout and is hard to deal with. The car is going back to the person the owner bought it from for repairing. I will update this post as soon as ... Trouble codes: P1340 (Camshaft Postion Sensor- G40 Engine Speed Sensor- G28 incorrect allocation).
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