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2006 BMW 760Li 6.0L long crank VIN: WBAHN03576
Customer complains of hard starting. We found it takes about 8-10 seconds of cranking before engine starts after sitting several hours. We cycled the key twice after sitting overnight and problem did not happen. Checked fuel pressure on both banks using GT1 - ... Trouble codes: 276D
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2008 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 5.5L steeering angle sensor VIN: WDDDJ72X68
Hello all, I have this CLS here for a ESP light, with a code for the steering sensor. I did the relearn and the light comes back right away. My question is for the actual disassembly of the column. I have removed the airbag, wheel and the three small screws f...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Suspension VIN: WP1AC29P24
This car comes with front suspension upper than rear so i test with piwis and found code 1780, i clear code and try to calibrate but i cant pass from second value that request the piwis for the front right height, now i have setting code of incorrect calibrati...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 9BWGP61J13
About once every month or two this vehicle will not start because of a lack of fuel getting to the fuel pump. This vehicle does not have an in-tank pump, only the on engine pump. Filter in the engine compartment also dry. To get the car to start I have simply ...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Oil Pressure VIN: WVWAE63B25
Dont know how much help i'll get on this one but here goes. 2005 VW Passat TDI came in with no oil pressure. Had a bad balance shaft/oil pump assembly which is a known problem. Customer did not want to fix and gave me the car. Found all kinds of info online ab...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWDT71K06
missing on #2cyl pulled #1 and switched with #2 MISS STAYED with 2 cylinder .group 13 readings #1 -1.58 #2 2.99fixed does not move #3-2.68 #4 .87 .Other than wireing harness ,computer what else can cause this . Cam lobes look good egr is clean .Compression is ...
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2012 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L engine VIN: 3VWHP7AT1C
vehicle does this under w.o.t., near redline around 65 mph. vw techline advised me that there is a current problem with the vehicle, despite that the dtcs will not return, due to kv levels (knock sensors) higher that -3.9 at any point. have not been able to fi...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L No factory ecm comm VIN: YV1LW61J8Y
This car has a hard code P1670. From my research I have some proof that this is an immoblizer code, though some say this is an irrational code. The problem is I can only communicate with the ECM using a generic OBD scanner. I cant get any factory code numbers ... Trouble codes: P1670
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2004 Volvo xc90 2401CC abs module
Hi Volvo Techs Full chassis no of the vehicle: [...]. Customer reported that having parked the veh overnight, he attempted to start the vehicle next morning. He notice text message displayed fuel 10,000 miles to empty tank and the clock stopped wo...
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2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L wipers VIN: YV1CZ85215
Hi Guys; I have a 05 XC90 with no windshield wipers. I scanned the ECM and found a CEM8F2C - "wiper signal high" code. I checked the three relays associated with this system and found them to be good. I checked the main ground on the left inner fender for vol...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L No Start
Yes,yes, and yes the connector on top of the valve cover did have oil in it, do to the sensor failing. Removed the valve cover and replaced the sensor and all is well. I can't say thanks enough, you guys saved my butt. Trouble codes: 2A37, 2A47, 2A43, 2A38.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M9Y
stanley from pa nailed it. I got under the car and the o2 wiring was falling apart right at the o2 sensors, also the heat sheild had fallen down on top of them. For sure a "tuner car". Disconnected o2s relearned a new ecm and all has been well for a week or... Trouble codes: P1639, P1634.
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2007 Volkswagen Eos 2.0T 2.0L drivers seat VIN: WVWAA71F77
ok so i traced the wires from the switch that was just dangeling to a white box behind the bar for the rear of the bottom seat cushion. Removed the switches and the one that was in said box does not click and is always open. The other switch is normally clos...
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1CZ59275
The Dealer We Deat With (Tom Wood Indy) Could Not Find Any up Dated relocated Part For Module. So We Purchased A Wiring Harness And New Fuel Pump Moduel Car Started An Ran. At This Time All Is Good. A Big Thanks To All That Responded Could Not Do Without All T...
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