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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L surges 3000-4000rpm VIN: WBXPA93414
This X3 was sent to us by another shop in town who grew frustrated with it...now it's our turn! This appears to be a common X3 symptom I found while researching Identifix and BMW owner and tech forums. many solutions are suggested but none are definitive. Ever...
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2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB53595
Initially this vehicle came in with misfire under idle and all other driving conditions. Customer said the misfire started during highway drive. Performed all of the above tests and procedures and there is no change. Vehicle will sometimes go into Limp mode ... Trouble codes: P0024 (B Camshaft position timing overadvanced Bank 2), P0021 (A Camshaft position timing overadvanced Bank 1), P0303 (Misfire cyl. 3), P0300 (Random Misfire), P0306 (Misfire cyl.6)
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVB135X6
Hi Group 2006 BMW 325I with N52 MOTOR. service engine light on with no drivability complain. 3 codes are related to manifold pressure system and sensor. codes are p1197 p1104 p1124.the pressure sensor is 3 wire like map sensor located at the top at end of inta... Trouble codes: P1197, P1124, P1104
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L pedal travel VIN: SAJNX2745S
Car was towed in after owner experienced a sudden drop in the brake pedal accompanied by smoke from the front brakes. He said that normal operation had returned after parking it and letting it cool down. I suspected a sticking caliper had overheated and boiled...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L shift VIN: WDBHA23E4V
Vehicle arrived at shop in limp in mode with codes present for speed sensor failure P0720 and P0715 we replaced the conductor plate and fluid filter and gasket and checked the harness for fluid cleared ecu as needed and road tested vehicle still slams into gea...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L instrument cluster VIN: WDBNG76J96
Intermittent problem. Customer drove from CT to Boston- while driving in Boston the dash went out completely. A while later it came on. Over a bump it goes off and back on. Had multiple communication codes, cleared them all and drove it 100 miles with no issue...
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2009 Smart Fortwo Brabus 1.0L cooling fan VIN: WMEEJ31X59
Hello everyone, I have no info or misinformation from alldata.I am looking for wiring diagrams and the cooling fan relay location. My cooling fan is intermittently working and have p0116 and a p0117 stored. I need the resources to diag this problem. Any he...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L brakes VIN: 3VWCT71K86
hello group, I have here today this vw jetta here again, originally I found the rear calipers locking up even after opening the bleeders, and replaced the master and booster because the brake pressure sensor was showing high unless you pulled back on the pedal...
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2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L sun roof VIN: WBABN534X3
i want to thank you all for your replies. I spoke to the owner of the car and explained to them what i'm getting into. I gave them two options-- new from dealer or used from a yard. they declined me doing nay further work as they are thinking of trading it ...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L turn signal VIN: WBAVB13576
The problem appeares to be "fore and aft " alignment of contacts, slightly flattened terminal of bulb holder to provided more contact area, I am attributing this failure to poor quality control during manufacture. The TYC fixture did arrive with Hungarian made...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J92
Thanks you for your help, all of you. Richard and Brad, you were right on. Resetting the sensor rotor adaptation (misfire monitor)took care of the problem. It's amazing how computers can trick you. Trouble codes: P2054 (Misfire 6 Cylinder).
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2008 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI 3.0L Turbocharger VIN: 4JGBB22E78
Thanks for all the assistance with this issue. Due to the amount of the turbo, I was looking for reassurance that I was not missing anything in my diagnosis. Thanks to Mark at Quality Fuel Auto/Truck Repair, I was able to locate a turbo at a great price. The a...
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2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L Key
I couldn't find option in ISTA/P to program key. will treat it as key gone bad.
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