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2003 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBR93433
Hi guys I got stuck with this BMW ( original tech is on holidays). It received a used bank two cat for an efficiency problem three weeks ago. That bank is fine now but bank one just set a 214 code for slow o2 response. Watching the voltages for o2 on bank one ... Trouble codes: 214 (Bank one pre cat o2 slow response)
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Air Suspension Control VIN: 5UXFB535X4
The air suspension will shut down after driving and code #80 will set. Code 80 (front right activity plauibility) will set after a short drive or may take 3 or 4 days to set. I have replaced the right front level sensor and checked the wiring connectors. I hav...
2006 BMW 525xi 3.0L Misfire VIN: WBANF33556
Hello all, loosing my shirt on this one. First this is a VARIABLE LIFT 2.5. IT NOT THE 3.0. Vehicle came in dead with jumped timing. He lost oil pressure while driving, severe leak at oil filter adapter and had serpentine belt in oil pan and wound up in timing...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on, random misfire bank VIN: SALPV1542Y
The problem has never happened for us, customer states it happens most often with engine not fully warmed up, and does not happen when engine is hot. We suspect it is coils but they do not fire all on one side. So what am I missing here. Thanks for the help. B... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0303 (misfire cylinder 3), P0305 (misfire cylinder 5), P0307 (misfire cylinder 7)
1997 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: YS3CF68M0V
Improper reading on fuel gauge when driving, stop car and cycle key reading on fuel gauge in dash changes. I checked resistance on sender unit which was 363 ohms full,also back probed connector at sender when plugged in on signal wire and had 3.45 volts full. ...
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Engine VIN: YS3FD45Y04
Hello to all techs. Wondering if any techs out there have figured out a way to set TDC timing on these cars without the Kent Moore tool. This car is an ARC with a high pressure turbo so I would need the specs for the tool with last three numbers 079 gold blo...
2006 Saab 9-7x 4.2i 4.2L 4wd wont disengauge VIN: 5S3ET13S26
this car wont come out of 4wd or all wheel drive and has trouble when making tight turns

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 BMW 525xi 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBANF33546
Remove the heater case & install new Evap Core, I Never seen a Evap core Like this one, it was completely clogged up with dirt&leaves,etc... The new core took care of the problem
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Heater VIN: WBAVB13546
Thank you for all the replies. After the electric water pump was replaced, the air bleed proceedure ( KOEO, hold accel pedal down for 10 seconds, heater on high, blower low speed, wait 12 minutes) the system did bleed the cooling system. A small stream of mo...
1987 Porsche 924 S 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA092XH
thanks to everyone who help. found the problem to be bad grounds at the rear of the engine. clean and retighten and the vehicle started. thanks again to everyone.
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