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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63565
Normally do not work on BMW vehicles and Alldata does not even list the code for this vehicle. Unsure how to proceedure other than referring to dealer. Trouble codes: P060A
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAZ33485
This is a car that was towed in yesterday, one of my guys has been looking at it. I'm hoping some of you have seen this & found a viable repair that doesn't exceed the car's value. This car has the M56 SULEV engine, with the fully sealed stainless fuel syste... Trouble codes: 28D0
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No crank VIN: WBAVA37567
2007 BMW 328 was towed into shop with no crank condition.Fault code AOB4 stored in CAS for engine start, starter operation.After attemting to start multiple times DME faults 2F4C EWS-DME message incorrect and 2F4A interface EWS-DME stored. Attempted CAS-DME al...
2002 Ferrari 360 Spider 3.6L Clutch VIN: ZFFYT53B00
Hi Ferrari techs, this Ferrari 2002 360 Spider has a clutch bearing noise.I never done one of this yet. What mainly I need to know if there is any thing to be carry full during the installation, and if it is a single, or dual clutch disc. Is the fork a pull ty...
2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Coolant Temp. VIN: SAJDA24C11
This a very clean, well maintained low-mileage car, regular customer. Came in late last year with large coolant leak. We replaced the cracked plastic T'stat housing, thermostat and the coolant temp sensor for good measure. It came back a few days later with th...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Broken Brake Line VIN: SAJWA71C64
I just wanted to reopen this so I can save someone this trouble in the future. We received many helpful ideas on this car. The car came in with no brake pedal & rotted lines on the right side where the lines curve up on the right side to go over the fuel tank...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Esp VIN: WDBRF61J51
Vehicle came in with "ESP not available" and "1 malfunction" indicators on. Scanned ESP using solus and retrieved codes: c1022 CAN bus fault, c1031 engine ecu not identified or incorrect, c1149 ESP sensors B24/2, N63, B34/1+2, c1140 steering angle sensor N49, ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L oxygen sensor VIN: WDBUF65J63
vehicle has been inspected thoroughly . however this car is not driven often and sits around it takes exactly 500-700 miles for the sensors to short out. connectors had been repaired and rerouted. problem reoccurs when it shorts out there is a slight blue subs...
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L Battery VIN: WMWRF33556
Pulled all fuses one by one no change.checked charging system ok. Radio and upper lights come on at nite according to client.radio code -fault in aerial power supply.,ssbbf- under voltage, control unit internal fault., mrs, undefined code 49. Conv. Top 29 swit...
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L door locks VIN: WP0CA2981W
hello porsche men today i need help on a 98 boxster with door lock unlock that wont lock from switch or fob. I can lock with key cylinder some times other times it will lock then unlock its self.When i scan the alarm mod i get Control locking synchronization 4...
1967 Volkswagen Transporter 1.5L flasher VIN: 2470579910
This bus came in with turn signals and hazard lights not working. The customer said there was a buzzing noise just before they quit working. We purchased a flasher module from a vw parts specialty house that required following a diagram to rewire as it did not...
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L hard to fill gas tan VIN: 3VWDB61E8X
gas pump shuts off every few seconds when filling gas tank.I accessed the evap canister in right fender well.I disconnected the line at canister to filler neck.fueling is normal.reconnected line and took line to leak detection pump off at canister cant fill ta...
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L oil in bellhousing VIN: 9BWGR61J65
has a leak from bellhousing . removed starter to inspect cannot tell weather the atf is comming from front seal. can oil cooler leak into bellhousing?
2006 Volkswagen Jetta Value Edition 2.5L Incorrect purge flow VIN: 3VWPF71K16
Need some vw help on this one. Have a p0441 code that keeps coming up on this Jetta. I first checked the n80 valve when powered it opens and has flow I looked for charcoal in it but it is clean. I checked to make sure the vacuum supply to the LDP is good the l...

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2003 Bentley Arnage R 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBLC37F93
Thx for everyone's help! Turned out to be the thermostat, not fully stuck open but not allowing engine to reach operating temp! With the use of a thermometer i noticed the coolant would not go over 75 degrees Celsius. new thermostat and gasket cost from dealer... Trouble codes: P1296.
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L battery light on VIN: 1BMW56789W
found fuse #30 blown just like Allen said, then found short in oil level sensor, my mistake was assuming wiring to alt was good due to the fact that it was charging good lesson.
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L engine VIN: WBAVB13516
The problem turned out to be a loose DME/coil ground at the rear of the valve cover. Thanks everyone for your help and quick postings!
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L A/C compressor VIN: SAJDA01C2Y
Thanks for the help and suggestions this one is finally fixed. It turned out to be the A/C compressor relay, after I installed the new relay the compressor came on just like any other new car. What I learned from this car is to not get intimidated by the b...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start, Battery drain VIN: SAJDA01N01
I am closing this request although I was never able to determine the actual problem. I also tryed the " just answer " site as the tech there said he was a jsg shop forman. I was hoping for "insider" info. No help though. This is our shop loaner car so it is ne...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L master cyl. VIN: SAJWA71C64
We replaced master cylinder- no difference we disassembled rear calipers & did the bleed procedure per Alldata We removed all 4 calipers & checked pistons & slides. There are no leaks; we have bled over 1 1/2 gallons through the system & pedal still goes to...
2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L oil level sensor VIN: YS3FB79N15
I drained the oil and unclipped the connector from the pan and pushed it into the pan slightly,cleaned the area with brake cleaner and blew dry,put liberal dose of silicone gasket maker thru a nozzle around the hole and electrical fitting and pulled it back in...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L HID lights VIN: WVGEM77L64
Owner try's to save money and spends more than the bulbs. I work on these cars because they have lots of problems but see that owners can be hard to deal with and can cause the problem. Sorry your bulbs are 180 per bulb. He's bought 2 headlight modules and bee...
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L High Idle VIN: 3VWRL7AJXA
Sorry about the long wait guys, this car left the shop for a while. We told the customer that nothing is jumping out at us at the time, so let's keep an eye on it and see where we go. A month later, she came back to us now with a check engine light on, so we s...
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