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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...
2007 BMW M5 5.0L oil level sensor VIN: WBSNB93537
We installed a used replacement engine after an engine failure. After filling the engine with the correct quantity of oil, and running the engine, we have an engine oil overfilled message. We replaced the oil level sensor with a new OEM part due to the unknown...
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.
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33536
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have a 2006 MINI Cooper S with a DTC P1498. I can find very little information on the code as far as diagnostics. Have checked for air and vacuum leaks 4 times and have not found any leaks at all. Thank you in advance. Trouble codes: P1498
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L crank no start VIN: YS3EF48Z11
replaced crank sensor still same issue it starts for few seconds after pcm reset and stalls it shows @200rpms during cranking with no injector pulse and no spark.

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT53545
The customer decided that he did not want ot spend a lot of money on a car that ran well. A few basic checks didn't reveal anything of note. From the replies here and what I read on the net I suspect there is a problem with the throttle housing electronics. ... Trouble codes: P1515 (2774 -), 2774.
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALNY22233
Told the customer to replace ignition switch and EWS module since it ECM doesn't have communication with it. Haven't recieved an answer to replace it yet. Trouble codes: P0172, P1472.
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E01
Thanks to you who tried to help. Vehicle performance is normal. No corrosion found in any connectors or on the floor. The customer was not interested in trying to replace the catalytic converer. As long as it runs good he is OK with it. Trouble codes: P2096.
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Misfire VIN: YV1VS29531
Robert knocked it out of the park. The car came to us with a disassembled engine in the car and a replacement engine another tech had assembled. He had placed the ignition wire from the #4 coil to #2 cylinder and #3 To #1. The ignition wires from the coil pack... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304.
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