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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L power steering VIN: 5UXFA53582
Dear Bmw gurus, I have this x.5 3.0 no servotronic, car came in with intermitent low power steering assist. When I drove it I notice it was more so to the left even as you straighten the wheel from a right hand turn, but it is heavier than normal in both direc...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L window motor VIN: WBAVB33526
Car came in with a bad regulator on the right rear. Replaced it with a factory part. Now when the window is put up, it returns half-way down. I have tried many initialization procedures with no luck. Have tried to uninitialize it by holding the RR switch down ...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBBA45AXC
1982 MBZ 380sl running very rich.hi group have this 82 380sl.running very rich basically gas comes out of tail pipe.I think if you put a match to it the car will blow up.have adjusted the fuel dist.made no difference.some of the hoses are very old and cracked....
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L starter VIN: WDBFA67E6R
hey fellow techs, this 94 SL500 came from the benz dealership claiming it needed a starter. the customer supplied his own starter. i installed it and sure enough the car still didnt start. i checked the the power wire and it is getting 12v. the trigger wire is...
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L coolant temp VIN: WP0CA2994Y
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Windows, Power Locks, Interior Light VIN: 3VWSF29M8Y
We are at wits end with this problem. If the Convenience module is unplugged and plugged in with key ON, all systems work properly. Once vehicle is started, the problem starts and stays until module is unplugged and plugged back in. Recycling ignition does n...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: WVWPD63B63
Vehicle in customer driveway havent got in shop yet. Found multiple codes for mass air meter secondary air purge valve boost pressure valve all had codes for short to ground codes would not clear. Found defective fuel pump relay. Ordered new relay for. Dealer ...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Cvvt VIN: YV1LZ56D4X
well this one has ne stumped! I am working on a 1999 Volvo v70 xc. came in with a blown head gasket (Failed Hc test and was blowing coolant out the de-gass bottle) from a leaky water pump. While doing diag test drive the car was running ok for the most part un...
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L access start control module VIN: WAUML44E24
There is an old saying, something about not being Abel to see the forest because the tree are in the way. I began reviewing the schematic going through the wiring for the ecu and I realized that pin 45 for the ecu was for the transfer pump not the main fuel pu...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L cloumn VIN: WBADD6322V
Thanks To Everyone That Provided me the Information that I can Use Right here in my shop without always having to call the dealer and wait for them to supply me with a fax and or an email RealOem is great thanks again
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Speedo Fuel Gauge VIN: WBADN5337X
WELL THE FUEL GAUGE HAS A BAD GAUGE AND THE CLIENT DECIDED NOT TO REPAIR THIS. THE SPEEDO WAS A BAD CONNECTION AT THE BACK OF THE CLUSTER, TIGHTENED UP THE CONNECTOR ON THE BLUE CONNECTOR AND THE SPEEDO IS WORKING FINE
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2002 BMW 540i 4.4L coolant VIN: WBADN63432
Thank you for all of your replies, after running the engine long enough to get good and warm i noticed some coolant out of the corner of my eye, it was coming from the transmission cooler thermostat. the thermostat bolts on top of the trans cooler and is made ...
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63565
Right "B" Pillar Module (aka fuel pump module) fixed the problem. The car starts up now, and now all we have to do is program the used Right "B" Pillar Module. Brand new one was special order from Germany and it was a month back order; so we recommended a used...
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L engine VIN: SAJHX1748S
Thanks John and Cedric, you were exactly right! We removed the pump, found the seal had actually pushed out of its seat. Replaced the seal (EAC5721), reassembled, and the engine oil leak is now stopped. It was a pretty straight forward and simple repair, sp...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L compressor VIN: WDBGB34E9N
Wrong part. Replaced with Denso which had speed sensor installed in it. Thanks We were thinking it was a temp sensor and had tried wiring old sensor into the system along with first compressor.
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWFA81H1W
Well I don't even know where to begin! Sometimes when you are testing as much as you do, you forget where you are! I tried running off a separate fuel source, no avail. I had spark, I physically removed the intake manifold to watch fuel spray. Timing was...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M73
NOT ALOT OF HELP ON THIS ONE, BUT IT ENDED UP BEING A DEFECT CRANK SENSOR. GOT ANOTHER ONE AND SO FAR IT HAS PERFORMED GREAT AND ALL CODES DISMISSED AFTER SEVERAL ROAD TEST. FIRST SENSOR WAS SATURATED IN OIL, THEN THE REPLACEMENT WAS DEFECTIVE. USED AFTERMA... Trouble codes: P1200, P1136, P0321.
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine VIN: WVWBD63B15
Thanks to all who replied. Removed the head and found damage to the head face between an oil return and water jacket. Sent head off for surfacing. Thanks again for all the guidance!!
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2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo 2.0L fuel system VIN: WVWUK73C78
found a relay plug was pushed out of the holder ,, also the pump circuit is on several fuses ,, all is well car runs fine thank you Ron
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5529R
I say that "this vehicle has been fixed" only because we are now 100% positive what the problem is... You guys are never going to believe this one! After countless hours of Diagnostics, we decided to do a fuel volume test. During the test we took some fuel out...
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