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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L blower motor VIN: WBAGJ8323W
The front blower on this bmw will come on for 10 seconds or so when you select ac or heat and then shuts down,after several seconds will come on again for several seconds.i scanned for codes but my solus does not give bmw hvac leaning towards the blow...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L dash VIN: WBABB73597
Help BMW techs This car will turn on all the dash lights ABS Air Bag Engine Brake Tires pressure mon and spedo quits also and the wipers turn on by them self. The car will fix its self when hitting a speed bump semi hard I think more so from the rear. It had a...
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L convetible top VIN: WDBFA67F8T
Hello Benz tech's, I have this 96 SL 500 with the top Inoperative. The owner try to open it and it started to work to the point till were the windows went down and the front and rear latches opened, and that was it.There where lots of codes stored. I clear the...
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Misfire VIN: WP0CA29962
This car was towed in for a no start; engine would crank normally but not start with no stored codes. Customer stated that car began to misfire while driving home and when he attempted to start it the following morning the engine would crank but not start. Aft... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3)
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L j677 relay VIN: 3VWCK21433
Hi, techs! I am having trouble diagnosing an inop fuel door on this bug. no voltage coming over from relay j677 to pin 4 blue/red wire at switch in drivers door panel. 11 volts at pin 3, looks like that goes to central module? Any advice? Also, where ...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L no power VIN: 3VWST71K66
Car came in smoking no power all kinds of noise. If we got the car hot enough it would run great but if we let it cool down then we had no power eventually the exhaust blade froze to were they would not move. Replaced the egr cooler because it was leaking, rep...
1992 Volvo 960 2.9L Electronic VIN: YV1KW9507N
Transmission is in limp mode as far as I can tell. Lights on mode switch in console are flashing as is the arrow on the cluster. Speedometer is not working as well which I believe is the actual problem. I would like confirmation that I am barking up the corr...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Ecm VIN: YV1RS61R42
I called volvo they want way too much money and not helpful Just greedy First I brought a used ecm from ebay Next I tried a ecm repair company (won't list there name) to reset the immobilizer on the used ecm they said they could do it Needless to say they did...

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2001 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUDC68D01
Thanks to all who replied. It appears even though this vehicle didn't have the theft system, my scanner did not have the ability to code the replacement computer so I sent them to a local european shop. Thanks again, Allen
2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBXPA93436
Thanks for all the help. We haven't fixed the car yet but what we found was the fuel pressure, while the surge is occurring, is fluctuating 5-10psi below spec. Changed fuel filter first with little change. Next step is fuel pump. This x3 doesn't have a fuel pu...
2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L transmission VIN: SAJDA24C9Y
Sorry for the delay but a used trans controller fixed this jag.The origional controller was sent out for testing and no problems were found.That incorrect info really cost me alot of hours.Used controller was $50 and no programming necessary.Yes,plug and play ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L Low Beam VIN: WVWUK63B13
Well we did not fix this one. Thank you to all that replied. I covered all that was suggested to no avail. Without swapping parts and pulling the bumper on and off a dozen time I just could not spend the time at this point. They will bring it back for two week...
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