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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Starter Motor VIN: 4USBT33443
Hello fellow iatn members, we need your valuable help with this BMW. the car came in the hook, no cranking at all. battery tested, it is good. battery voltage to starter motor is good as well.we turned the key on, jumped the starter solenoid to battery positiv...
2009 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAPK535X9
Please see above info for problem. Trouble codes: P1030 (2A38 Valvetronic movement Sluggish), 29E1, 29E0
1987 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJAY1341H
Vehicle had been sitting in barn for several years. Did an oil change and drained old gas and put new gas in and new battery. Vehicle had no spark. Found that the ignition pickup coil was open. Replaced it and vehicle started but would not rev up past 1000 rpm...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Hesitation, Early Trans Shifts VIN: SALTY12491
Customer's complaint is that there is a hesitation. Went for a test drive with her and found that the Transmission is shifting through the gears and into 4th (final) gear by 23MPH. At that time there is a hesitation and bucking feeling from the engine being un...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L no start VIN: 4JGAB72E31
try to start and star error comes on and no crank
2004 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L computer VIN: WDBRF84J64
Car towed in from another shop. no crank. checked all fuses, found # 47 blown replaced still good,tested starter relay starter works fine.hooked up scan tool cant get any communication with ecu can get into all other modules.Key turns fine in switch. Thanks fo...
2006 Smart Fortwo Pulse .8L No Start VIN: WMEAJ00F66
to all the smart techs out there i need your help. this deisel has no power to glow plugs tried different glow plug modules with no success. there is no codes stored and i have done extensive wire testing. i have battery power, ignition feed, ground, and a du...
2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Info VIN: YV1LS61J2Y
Hey Volvo techs. I replaced a Throttle motor on this 2000 2000 S70. I used a Rebuilt from the dealer. The car runs great right now without sending out to the dealer for any programming. My question is informational, what are the consequences for not programmin...

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2004 BMW 320i 2.2L dsc VIN: WBAAS72000
hey mates i ve got it sorted by buying a remanufactured abs pump with lifetime guarantee ,just the pump with the pressure sensor and i kept the old module, the best thing is that there was no need to any recoding .thanks to all who helped me out
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Monitor will not set VIN: SALTY154X2
After a few days and 50+ miles the monitors set and we were able to pass emissions. Thank you for the replies. It was a cooler day when they set so our high temperatures may have been a problem for the secondary air monitor?
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L height control
We discovered that the front pressure diverter valve was defective, along with the rear shocks and accumulators. The customer opted to replace the hydraulic suspension with a regular suspension from a 500Sl. We installed new shocks and springs all around. Prob...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBLJ70G6X
The fix was a rebuilt ME control unit (PCM). Barry from Australia was the only one who has seen this before. I contacted a rebuilder, and they had seen it before too. The cowl drain was plugged, and the ME unit was getting wet. The car starts perfectly in the ... Trouble codes: P0446, P0161, P0156.
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L communication issue VIN: WVWUK63B13
Thanks to Amir, David, Alexander & Avinash. We did verify that there was no water/corrosion under the drivers/passenger carpet. This car did not have a fuel pump module in the trunk & it was dry any way. We tried the cap discharge it made no difference.We did ... Trouble codes: P1635.
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSW31C46
Sorry for the delay, forgot i had this request open. Well car bstill isnt fixed but customer took car to Washington and i dont get to play wih it anymore. I found no problem with wireing and replaced all ck valves code reset after 440 miles approx. Trouble codes: P0455.
2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1MS38226
Well wish i could say i fixed this vehicle but i decided to replace the cat and see if a hard reset would fix my fuel trim number. Some said rear O2 used for fuel control. If this is true and cat is not doing its job i can see how that can effect fuel trim. Cu... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalytic Efficiency Bank1).
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