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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAHE632XR
I have no voltage at fuse 23(fuel pump). I have voltage at fuel pump relay. if i jump 12 volts to fuse, the fuel pump turns on but car still wont start.
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Wipers VIN: WBABN32090
Hi guys. My wipers and windscreen washer system works intermittently. It will operate for 5-30 minutes then stops working until I switch the car off and leave it off for an hour or so or it will start to work out of the blue after I drive for long distances....
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L comp VIN: 5UXFA13585
AC comp will not come on. pressures are 105 to 110 static at shop temp. IHKA module has no codes. data stream shows climate control button not active. all buttons light up when pressed and show active on scanner(baum iscan) except snow flake switch. I can jump...
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WBAVA33547
Intermitently, if you let this car sit and idle in gear (long time at stop light) It will idle rough almost like a worn out motor mount but then every 3-20 seconds it will have a small surge / lunge and then idle again like an american 4 cylinder engine. (not ...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L Low beams VIN: WDBCA45D4J
Hello techs, Hoping for a quick fix, This vehicle is a good customer of mine, the problem is when you turn on the parking lights, the low beams come on as well,with key on or off, all lights work fine. nothing else is out of normal, hopefully somebody has seen...
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on, No throttle response VIN: WMWRC33546
I have very little information on this issue and have no other ideas on how to fix this. All help is appreciated Trouble codes: 1617 (Control unit h- bridge driver)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L radio VIN: 3VWSF81K16
hey vw techs. i've got a really good customer here with a jetta, and i need a radio code. it's been locked up for a year since an out of town shop replaced the radio. the dealer has offered to provide the code for $150 (more than customer would like to spend)....
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
This Jetta came in with no power, after inspection I found A badly worn camshaft and fuel pump, I replaced The pump and cam with updated parts. After repair it had lots of power and a pending code p0299(turbo under boost).I did notice on the test drive there s... Trouble codes: P0299, P0234
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L camshaft position VIN: YV1VS29501
We have a 2001 volvo s40. The car had a lot of oil leaking from the cam and crank seals. We repalced the timing belt, while putting everything back together we relized that the camshaft and pulley had no markings on them. After aligning and hand turning, nothi...

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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L steering VIN: WBAHN83596
After much research, I got it figured out. On this vehicle the clock spring is separate. The steering angle sensor is part of the SZL module which is known as the column stalk or column switch center. Replacement was fairly easy and required calibration. N...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Suspension VIN: WDBUH82J54
Hello all, This customer has yet to return, so I assume things are working at the moment. If the customer complains further, I will be looking at the relay and the compressor for problem, I would think one of these items will repair this problem. thank you al...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L door locks,, windows, climate control, wipers, etc VIN: WMWRC33433
I spoke with the customer recommending either the body control module or ignition switch. customer oked trying and new ignition switch. replaced switch, but after time, the lights / windows / A/C etc acted up...customer did not want the expense of the body con...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta Value Edition 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 3VWPG71K26
This customer has not returned. However, if they do return, we will be looking into the purge valve and the breather built into the valve cover as the likely sources of these problem. thanks for your input and i will submit more info as it becomes available. ... Trouble codes: P0171.
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