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2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L sun roof VIN: WBABN534X3
Hoping someone can shed some light on an issue i am facing and add your info. Apologize for the long read upfront. Yet if im asking for help I want to cover everything I did as well as give some of my own opinion on what i think it may be. I may already be on ...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L turn signal VIN: WBAVB13576
This BMW was presented with both front turn signal lights inoperative back in March, replaced both head light assemblies (TYC units from World Pac)due to melted/over heated connector damage where turn signal socket makes its electrical contact in head light ho...
2011 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Brake Pedal VIN: WBAPK5C59B
Hello BMW techs, this 2011 328i x drive 22k miles, was in a salt water flood bad.The air bag module, radio, CAS module, and many others modules, seats etc. where replaced. The only problem remaining is the brake pedal still act weird.Sometime when you start th...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBLJ70G6X
This car will crank for a long time before starting cold. When it does finally start, it will stumble for 20 seconds or so, then runs smooth. If you put in gear it has no power cold. It runs perfect warm, with fuel trim around -5% after driving. Check engine l... Trouble codes: P0446, P0161, P0156
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L all VIN: 3VWSE69M43
i have code 00300 temperature sensor the problem with this car; doesnt shift when cold, once hot everything is normal, trans shifts fine.
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L accel pedal cuts out VIN: 3VWRT71K86
When car came in found codes P0122(Throttle pedal position sensor circuit a low), P2112(throttle actuator control system stuck closed), and P0642(sensor reference voltage low). The accelerator pedal on this car will cut out while driving. It seemed intermitten...

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1993 BMW 325is 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Sluggish acceleratio VIN: WBABF4318P
customer did not want to put any serious money in the car. I wanted to start with changing the knock sensors. he declined. I wanted to lean towards the vanos having an issue because if you floored it once you hit about 3500rpm the vehicle took off like a bat o... Trouble codes: 069 (Knock sensor 2), 013 (Oxygen sensor), 201 (Oxygen sensor control).
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Unknown VIN: WBADM6334X
Thank You Guys, I appreciate you taking the time to reply. The noise was coming from the tensioner. We already replaced the pulley on it so I found it unlikely the noise was coming from it. Came in this morning and put on the assembly. So it was indeed the spr...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L turn signals VIN: WBABS53411
thank you all for your help and advise, ended up that the general module was at fault but the customer decided not to fix the car and sell it..thank you all again
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WMWRE33586
gears stripped in supercharger to water pump not turning
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) S 2.5L Engine VIN: WVWAB71K49
Received some interesting replies to my post. Contacted customer to return to shop. Customer has not returned as of yet. If customer returns I will add more onformation if it is relevant
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