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2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVC93538
hi group this i work at a toyota dealer we have this used bmw with 3 p0174, p0171' p1415 codes cannot find a vacuum leak or tore intake boot thanks for any help Trouble codes: P0174, P0171, P1415
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME11484
Hi every one i have this range rover w/the 4.4 engine and this 2 code came out i check the solenoids and both are clicking when activaiting, i connected the lapscop to both cam sensor and crank sensor have good signals and the synch look ok to me but i dont ha... Trouble codes: 33 (VANOS actuator bank 1.), 34 (VANOS actuator bank 2.)
1981 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Misfire VIN: NDBAB30A7B
Hello, thanks for the help, 300D engine miss hot. I am a diesel newbee, just picked up this car for myself. Unknown history but it has been run on biodiesel. This car will start easy and idle fairly well, but after it warms up, it misses, shakes pretty ba...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L power loss VIN: WDBCA35E9M
Hey Guys, I have a 91 Mercedes 420 sel, am having issues with vehicle randomly surging while driving, almost like you lift off accelerator, if you push gas pedal, the fuel consumption gauge moves like you are flooring the gas, but the car doesn't respond, is ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L height control
Hey there MB techs. thank you in advance for any technical help you can provide for me. I have a 1993 Mercedes 600SL that was towed in. it has been stored for 2 years. I got it started but, the rear suspension is bottomed out and almost on the ground. I lifted...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33506
Thanx for the help! Trouble codes: P0171 (System Lean B1)
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L CAN Data VIN: 3VWCM21Y54
This car is from a trans shop. The cutomer said every once in a while he feels the trans not shift correctly. They tried to scan the trans computer and they could'nt. They were unable to scan any of the computers on this car. I tried scanning all computers wit...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWDT71K66
I have this car that will intermittently stop running. Might start in a few minutes. might take a day. I'm loosing the high speed can bus and it will just seem to go out and come back for no reason. I have it narrowed down to either steering column electronic ...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L lower oil filter housing VIN: 3VW1M71K09
Vehicle came in for an oil change at approximately 53,000. Lower filter housing was removed and new Purolator filter and gasket was installed. After 10 minutes, a small leak developed on the upper back side of the lower filter housing. The lower housing was re...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: YV1SZ58D11
Vehicle Runs fine at every start and will only act up Stumble, Rev, Stall, like it is looking for its base idle so bad the headlights actually dim up and down at idle. This only happens after about 4-5 minutes of vehicle running. We have went through and check...
2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29502
When the car arrived here,it was very hard starting,like it was flooded with fuel.once it started,it smoothed out and idled normally.after sitting for awhile,it was tough starting again.i initially suspected a valve timing problem,but after getting those compr... Trouble codes: P0017 (Cam/crank correlation b1sensor2)

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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E37
We ended up replacing the tank. So far so good, no evap codes or "cap missing" messages. Im still getting the lean codes, but we are going to let it go and be sure the tank problem stays fixed before we move onto the lean issue. Trouble codes: P1093, P2177, P2279, P0455.
2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L compressor VIN: WBAGN83483
Thanks to all who replied, this bmw now has cold a/c under all operating conditions. The fix was replacement of the condenser fan. I replaced the auc sensor also, but this sensor does not seem to affect a/c performance. Replacement did take care of the code th...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHY1746M
You may have guessed that this is not one of my favorite vehicles to work on, it is however fixed because of you guys that suggested a distributor rotor being at fault. Thank you so much for responding to my request. The wires and cap looked great but the ro...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Unknown VIN: WMWMF73527
Oil pressure was 60+psi cold at the sender. We figured it out, using a diagram of the oiling system. The non-return check valve was stuck shut; not allowing oil to the vanos solenoid. A different passage branches off before the non-return check valve feeding t...
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