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2003 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBADN63443
We have this BMW in our shop and its turning out to be a nightmare. It has a slight misfire at idle and as you increase the throttle the misfire gets worse and at times the idle starts to surge. Snap throttle under load it has a major misfire. I've cleared the... Trouble codes: 62 (Misfire Several Cylinders), 50 (Misfire Cylinder 1), 51 (Misfire Cylinder 5), 57 (Misfire Cylinder 2), 53 (Misfire Cylinder 8)
2010 Jaguar XF Premium 5.0L reduced power VIN: SAJWA0GB6A
Hello members, I have this Jaguar XF with a reduced power message and check engine light code P0087- fuel rail pressure low. This came from a used car lot from an auction. Visually the car looks great but it is a salvage title possibly from theft(no body damag... Trouble codes: P0087
1987 Porsche 924 S 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA092XH
Vehicle towed in for a stalling condition which led to a no start. Upon arrival I found there was no fuel pressure and checked voltage and ground at fuel pump. There was no power at the fuel pump. I manually powered the pump to see if it would run and it did. ...
2005 Saab 9-7x Linear 4.2L all VIN: 5S3ET13S15
had to install new engine due to valve damage put new motor in and had a slip in the front end pulled the dif to find the splines were flat for shaft. replaced complete unit and now having slippage in the transfer case like it is engaging and disengaging. has ...
1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L no power
This car came in running rich, I checked the fuel pressure and it was at 60psi. I looked up the specs and found it should be 28psi. Before replacing the regulator I checked the return lines and found it to be kinked and jammed under the gas tank. I replaced th...

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2001 Audi TT 1.8L oil pressure VIN: TRUWX28N71
Well, I am going to count this one fixed because I do not believe it is an oil pressure problem. I checked the pressures and they were OK, I changed the oil to 10w30 syn. from the 5w30 syn. that I put in prior. (oil pressure numbers rose 5lbs hot at idle which...
1992 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Limp mode VIN: SAJFY1748N
Found The TPS sensor to be soaked in oil. Found signals to be dropping out, repalced the sensor and found everything working normally now. Thanks everyone
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE (Car) 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBGA32E9P
Thanks for all the help. The customer has not decided what to do but from all the replays I am sure the trouble if the throttle actuator. No more bba! i will post the fix when he gives me the go ahead. Thanks again for all the help!!! mickey Trouble codes: 048 (Potentiometer m16/1r1).
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBRF61J03
well this i'll call fixed. as all 5 of my replies suggested we replaced both the electric and siphon pumps on this car started it up. with pump caps off and could see level in left side go down as level in right side went up. apparently on this design return ...
2010 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L airbags VIN: 3VWJZ7AJ2A
OK, thank you for all the replies. This car is not yet fixed, we took it to the dealer and they said that the airbag module was coded incorrectly and the pods module under passenger seat is bad. I have checked and double checked the coding using the part numbe...
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