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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L smokes VIN: 5UXFA53593
Hello guys, I am a bit lost here as I never seen this before or any of my local tech friends customer calls becuase car starter to run poorly then shots off, restarted and drove ok with mil on. came to shop 2 days later. I proceeded to run gt1 test and found f...
2006 BMW 650i 4.8L Drivers airbag VIN: WBAEK13476
Replaced clock spring for a steering/ traction system fault which is now gone, battery was disconnected for the repair. Upon completion we have codes for both stage 1 and 2 drivers airbag circuits and cannot erase them with our IscanII. These codes were not ev...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L engine VIN: SAJEA51D83
altinator over charges at start up(15.8v)then with ac,blowermotor,&headlamps on starts to hiccup as voltage drops to below (14v)no rime or reason to hiccup no missfire does have codes tho,p1582 flight recorder data stored even after cearing.also befor...
1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L thrust bearing VIN: SALPV1240V
Hi We took on a engine reseal . When it was torn down , it had bad crank bearings . So I checked around and found over sized bearings for the crank . Had the crank ground , went to install the thrust bearing and it would not fit over the main web in the block...
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L aux fans VIN: WDBFA67F2T
Hello guys, Got an old 96 SL500 here with an AC problem. What happens is at idle the vent temp. is about 60-65 which is not cold enough. As soon as you start driving it cools down in the low to mid 40's. I charged this system not too long ago and it appears to...
2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EH45G51
Thanks in advance for any help. I have a crank no start, no spark or injection pulse, good fuel pressure. Battery voltage at pin # 10 of cassette key on and cranking and a good ground. There is battery voltage at the four trigger wires at the cassette, key on ...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M02
Intermittent check engine light with codes P0411 / 16795 for incorrect secondary injection air flow, and P1136 / 17544 for intermittent lean fuel condition. Checked IATN archives and performed what was found on the related cases. Activated the air pump with th... Trouble codes: P0411 (16795 - Secondary Air Injection System Incorrect Flow Detected), P1136 (17544 - Fuel Trim Bank 1 add System Too Lean Intermittently)

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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L radio VIN: WBAGH83481
I checked all that was mentioned in the replies but was not successful so. I had to send him to another shop, maybe they'll have better luck. Thank you all for your help
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L reverse gear VIN: WBABN53421
Hello, vehicle is in the transmission SHOP WAITING FOR PARTS. Transmission tech confirmed issue was in reverse drum spring, broken. will not to able to get to road test for 2 to 3 more week. again thank you for every one .
2008 BMW 650i 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEB53548
Camshaft sensor for bank 1 exhaust cam fixed it. It was a guess and I hate to guess but had no choice. It is strange but MUST be noted that swapping the cam sensors around did not correct anything. All 4 were the same part number. There should have been a ... Trouble codes: 2A90, P0017 (Exhaust camshaft tooth offset to crankshaft).
2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Trunk VIN: WDBPJ75J11
I had no other choice than drill the trunk lock cylinder & open it, the trunk was a swiming pool, customer had a 2 big Hinckley Spring Water broke & spill water all over the trunk.Go Figure
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD3PE7CC9A
Turns out ths code 106100 refers to NOX adaptation of the CDI module-seems like its a common problem with the NOX sensors and particulate filter-Our scanner did not show any values for long term or even short term adaptation-realy would like to post some numbe... Trouble codes: 10610, 11150.
2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Multiple DTC's, warning lamps. VIN: YS3FH41U46
Thank you all for your valuable input on repairing this vehicle. It appears we have finally found the problem! Some of you suggested replacing certain modules which we had already replaced, so we began looking at wiring more closely. We used the tech2 to ping ...
1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WVWCA0152K
Thanks to you all, I really found it helpful that you guys gave me the tests to do that helped me gather confidence to repair this car. I found a fuel check valve at a supplier and since it's installation the car performs allot better, albeit not perfect but v...
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