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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Passenger seat sensor mat VIN: 5UXFA13586
Installed new sensor pad/cushion - Code 71 remained after repair. I plugged in the original sensor mat and the code clears. This happened once before on an X5 and I did not find the cure, but it was a salvage part installed. The question I have is: Does the NE...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBJF65J0Y
Hi M.B techs, I have pulled the heads form this engine due to bent valves caused by very infrequent driving over a period of time. Varnish/carbon on valves resultied in sticky valves and before it was caught bent valves. My question at this time is there any...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Glow Plugs & Coolant Temp Sensor VIN: 3VWSP29M21
Typical VW TDI issue of glowplugs not turning on and a malfunctioning coolant temp sensor. Replaced all glowplugs, the glowplug harness and the black coolant temp sensor with the new green one. Worked great for 1 year. Vehicle is now back with a hard start iss...

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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83471
Hello BMW Techs After following the advise given in all the messages, we check for vacuum leaks, spark plugs and the ignition coils, we did not find any vacuum leaks,the spark plugs were worn out, but the main cause was 2 ignition coils failing intermittently... Trouble codes: P, 1343 (062 - misfire at several cylinders), 062 (misfire at several cylinders), 050 (misfire at cylinder 1), 057 (misfire at cylinder 2), 054 (misfire at cylinder 6), 136 (throttle emergency operation).
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