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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63492
BMW TECH'S HELP PLEASE.. friend brought in this BMW 745li.. of course been to several other shops. might have purchased this overseas being he is in military.. first thing sorry for not much info really need a direction to start in.. car will crank and someti... Trouble codes: 0X281, 0X279, 0X276, 0X276
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBAET37472
Car was brought to shop by customer with complaint of idle surging and feeling a miss. He also has had repairs done for same issue at another shop and was sent here. The repairs that were performed were a crankcase vent valve and all the hoses, spark plugs and...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L door lock actuators
both door lock actuators make a popping sound ONLY ON UNLOCK. already replaced both door lock actuators with new ones , but same results. both pop on the unlock with key fob and center console button. but lock perfect. the actuator pops repeatedly. thnx guys.
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2006 BMW 750i 4.8L Trans Computer VIN: WBAHL82016
The transmission brings up a fault code on the dash. The vheicle then goes into safe mode. We have been told by the bmw agents that the computer in the sump of the transmission is faulty and req renewing. We would like to find out where we can get one?
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L dual coolant valve VIN: SAJEA01U43
Happy 4th guys I have this Jag hear that I had no cold air blowing out vents. With the control set to cold ac preshers were good after some studding the system found that the dual coolant valve was not working. With the heater hoses pinched off I would get goo...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L air bag VIN: WDBLJ65G72
Car came from a body shop. air bags never deployed. SRS lamp wont go out. I keep getting code 034 Programming does not correspond to vehicle equiptment. I tried to reprogram the module multiple times without any sucess. I dont know what to do at this point sho...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 6.3L ride control VIN: WDDNG77X18
hi guys i have this car in our shop and the Customer complaint that the suspension too Height so we code (1397 no can message was received from control unit N51 Airmatic with ADS control module or N51/2 ABC control module)and we found water in the passenger fo...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L cooling fan VIN: 3VWCD31Y84
Okay VW experts, this ones for you! This 2004 New Beetle came into our shop with the customer complaint of the cooling fans NOT staying on after the engine is off. This is a turbo car so the fans usually stay on for a few minutes after shut down. The customer ...
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2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L No Start VIN: YV1RH59298
This Volvo was driven in with the complaint of intermittant crank/no start. We have verified a hard start like out of time. Intermittantly the tachomoter will jump to like 4000 RPM when cranking. Volvo reference sensor provided no help. At times the cooling fa... Trouble codes: ECM50
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUDG74F45
I want to thank all who responded and we are repairing the car as I am typing thanks again, it seems that it all depends who you talk to as to labor time for thgis job but one side only took 1 hour the other side looks a little more problimatic
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Reverse Lights
HELLO EVERYONE I HAVE SNAP ON VERUS PRO, I SCAN,BOSCH KTS 340 ALL UP TO DATE SOFTWARE NONE OF THEM ARE CAPABLE TO TEST THE BUS SIGNAL FROM TRANSMISSION HOWEVER THEY CAN MONITOR THE TCM GEAR POSITION ,AND THEY CAN COMMAND COMPONENTS FROM LIGHT CONTROL MODULE O...
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1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L convertible VIN: SAJNX2745R
sorry for the delay this one is fix i forget to mention that the car handbrake light was on all along so after we service that and the light went off that was when we notice the top was not working. it was allowing the top to function by default. Pull up the ...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33475
As stated the car would not release the code after the 02 repair. After much research and suggestions from others the adaptation has to be reset. Unfortunately Crap-On scan tools both Solus and Verus are unable to reset the adaptation values (so happy about t... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post Catalyst Fuel Trim lean bank 1).
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73567
Thanks for the input on this one. I tested the throttle valve motor for amperage and found an issue with what looked to be a 2 bad commutators on the motor. Every time the throttle valve position signal went all over the amperage drop-outs were right before ... Trouble codes: 2B2B, 2B1D.
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Runs lean VIN: YS3ED45E6Y
Thanks everybody. I found an air leak finally by the turbo intercooler, which once fixed solved the issue. The EVAP valve was fine and the timing was set properly. Trouble codes: P1171 (Short term fuel trim to max too lean).
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