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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L lights on the dash VIN: WBADS43492
According to the customer, after he performed work on the car and started driving, yellow brake,abs and dsc lights came on and speedometer dropped to 5mph for a second and felt like abs came on. I didn't see anything wrong visually, pulled codes and found faul...
2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Srs
Hi guys, I have a 2002 Bmw 330i that came from another shop. It has a airbag code 5(firing circuit left side airbag). They have already replaced the L/F door airbag and also the wiring in the driver's door. I'm not really finding a lot of info on this code. T...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Smogability VIN: SAJNA5840K
I have measured the O2 sensor vtge with the key on engine off and get just under .4v. When the engine idles, I get over 8v from both sensors when I should see toggling between .1v and .8v. When I disconnect each sensor and turn the key on and measure vtge. in ...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L ac/on stalls VIN: SAJGX2740V
hello. i have xk8 .car runs fine no codes in all systems. but as soon as a/c button is pushed car will stall /unpluged compressor /evac system still wiil stall soon as ac is turned on.
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L Cuts out VIN: WDBEA26D4L
this car sat for 4 years, was towed to my shop with instructions to get running again. originally found blown 10 a fuse in ovp relay, and 1 dead fuel pump. drained old varnished gas, installed 1 new pump and fresh fuel filter. car came to life. idled about 10 ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L No Start, No communication VIN: WDBEA34E4N
I have located the fuel pump relay, there is no power to the relay, the snap on verdict scanner will not communicate, the vehicle does crank, battery is fully charged, fuses all test good. Dash indicator lamps cycle through lamp test and are lit at cranking. I...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L pump line configuration VIN: WDBSK74F53
Hey All, I have spent quite a bit of time on this beast and created a problem of my own during re-assembly. After installing and retraining TPMS sensors, replacement of rear SAM module for ABS problem and Removal, drying out and eventually replacing the rear ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L a/c VIN: WDBSK75F53
vehicle came in a/c inop. customer states vehicle was joy ridin and came back with no air. tested a/c for charge evac and charge to specs found no power to compressor checked for codes found fault in can communication to n22 control head.recorded codes and cle...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L altenator VIN: WVWPH63B23
There are 2 wires going to the alt. 1 wire [large] to the battery checks out good.The small wire is the one Im not sure of.According to direct hit I should have battery voltage which I know at this point [KOEO] is 12.2 however the small wire has 9.7 volts[KOEO...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L no power VIN: WVWME63B24
thanks to all in advance. This passat is giving me fits. originally came in for no oil pressure and no power. found oil pump chain came apart and turbo grenaded. also noticed super hard brake pedal. replace oil pump/gears, turbo and oil lines and tandem pump. ... Trouble codes: P0299 (turbocharger under boost 16683vag)
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGCM67L74
Hi need some assistance from the VW techs out there. This touareg came in with a code p0340 and a p1340. we replaced the cam sensor g40 bank 1 sensor. The p0340 has not come back but the p1340 sets almost instantly. If I look at the block data for block 093, b... Trouble codes: P1340 (Cam sensor corilation), 17748 (Cam sensor corilation)
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEK73C96
Dear VW & Audi Gurus, we don't know,which component need to be checked to figure out this stumble issue.When you accelerate it won't rev up until it slowly has got the speed. You guys may ever run to this code and what could be the right fix? We appreciate for... Trouble codes: P0299 (Boost pressure regulation-control range not reached-VW000665)
2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L steering VIN: 3VWEF71K17
Have this 2007 Jetta with the steering wheel light on. It has code 00778 (steering angle sensor). It also has an abs code 00283 (LF wheel speed sensor electrical problem). The car came to us from a body shop in town. They made repairs to a light hit in the rig...

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2005 BMW 525i 2.5L Air flow VIN: WBANA535X5
Suggestions included checking fuses, blower resistor, flap motor gears and linkages. Found out one bad flap motor can cause all 4 on right side to set codes because they are wired together. Unplugged one motor at a time and second one (air distribution flap...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L window motor VIN: WBAVB33526
And the winner is, Jared from California!!! It worked exactly as you said. Unplug the motor, work the switch till the error message appears and then initialize. Thanks again :)
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Unknown VIN: SALAA254X5
I'm so sorry, could've swore I closed this. I drained the transfer case and refilled with proper fluid from Land Rover. I also topped off the trans as it was low on fluid and the problem has not reoccurred. Thanks for all the replies.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L speed sensors VIN: 3VWSA29M1Y
Had received some help, thank your for your responses. I did open controller and found no signs of water, moisture or any burn markings. Had ran voltage drop tests for power, and ground to controller and no trouble. Went ahead and ran redundant grounds to g...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: WVWPD63B63
Broken front motor mount had cause the turbo inlet pipe to pop of resulting in no air flow to through the mass air flow meter thanks for all the help
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