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2004 BMW 330xi 3.0L abs VIN: WBAEW53424
Im going to try and list these two cars together as I think they may have similar problems. Both have had their modules rebuilt by BBA. The e46 was sent back after repairs for re testing and they say its fine by their test. Im going to start with the 11/98 740...
2006 BMW 525i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANE53546
After initial repair, induction system smoke tested,electrical leads all connected and hose connections all tight.The only thing I did during the repair that might be related to the codes is I took a shop towel and wiped out the throttle body throat.I opened t... Trouble codes: 2CFB, 2D09
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L compressor & condesnser fan VIN: WDB2030611
After the repair I Scaned all systems no fault codes. My problem start when I turn on the ignition the electric condenser fan works all the time at high speed. So I replace the pressure/temperature switch and the same conditions and no fault codes. Then start ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK550 5.5L Hesitation, No Throttle Response VIN: WDDDJ72X17
After driving for 6-8 miles car will begin to hesitate on acceleration, sometimes throttle lacks response, then lunges forward cyclically, sometimes just does not respond at all even with full throttle. Engine runs smoothly even during fault occurrances, no se...
2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on
So how is possible that we have some vacuum leak and we dont see it ? we smoke test car couple times, used propane , no change . So did any of you guys had something like this on hand ? any help would be nice? also our theory on difference in reading from filt... Trouble codes: P1128, P1130
2009 Smart Fortwo Brabus 1.0L No Start VIN: WMEEJ31X49
Hey all you Smart techs out there. Have a smart car here that has a long crank, hard start when cold. when it starts it runs rough and clears up and runs good for the rest of day. I have cleaned throttle body, and it doesn't matter if you use the throttle duri... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303, P0300, P0455, P0457
2008 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L hydraulic VIN: 3VWJM71K78
Posting for another Tech , He replaced the front brake pads and rotors. during the repair he forced the pistons back into the calipers w/o opening the bleeder screws. Now vehicle has a soft pedal that slowly sinks to the floor. Vehicle handed to me for resolut...
2002 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29582
Hi all, I have this Volvo S40T 2002 model with a ECM-25 lean code. The fuel trim (part load) is around 16% and fuel trim (idle) 0.6%. I have smoked tested the intake and did find a small leak where the booster hose fits into the intake and a small leak at the ... Trouble codes: ECM25

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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: SAJEA71C54
After replacing fuel pressure sensor (or transducer/regulator) we didn't have any problems. It might be just a coincidence, but customer is driving car for almost a month now and didn't report any problems. It could be a connection at or REM problem, but as lo... Trouble codes: P1338 (fuel pump circuit), P1672 (no information adaptive speed control module).
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Valves VIN: SALMB11413
thanks for all of your hep, but all of the debre from the engine got in deeper to the motor and wound up damaging the engine.
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SE (Car) 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA24DXJ
Hi again, everyone, and thanks again to all who have taken the time to offer their advice. Unfortunately, though, the car is still not fixed. I will update this when we do finally have it resolved. Meanwhile, here's what we have so far... I have monitored al...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Hard start VIN: WDBFA66E5M
Well thanks for the replies. I replaced all 8 injectors and seals and reset the adjustment again (was off by about 6-7% after new injectors). Now starts awesome without any misfiring. Thanks again for the help...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L lights,horn,radio, VIN: WDBNG70JX2
First thank you for the responses.Especially Steve and Mark. The car is fixed (somewhat) the car has many other issues that the customer doesn't want to address right now. I found connector X18 in the drivers floor severely corroded. After repairing it and rep...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M12
Sorry for the late fix, It turned out that while the car had set here for more than a month it allowed the fuel to drain out of the injection pump and caused the o-ring in the pump to dry up and crack open causing the pump to not suck fuel from the tank. I pr...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M92
Thanks to all who helped me on this, Comfort module was the culprit causing the problem I replaced it with a used part, Coded it with my Launch and reset remotes to work with car and all is well except for Radio, If i find the cause for the radio staying on i ...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L loud noise VIN: WVGBC67L54
Thanks to all the techs that pitch in their valuable knoledge. A simple test of plugging the pcv valve when the noise was happening revealed that was the problem, next I replaced pcv valve and the noise did not come back.thanks alot guys
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L accel pedal cuts out VIN: 3VWRT71K86
First off thank you to everyone who has responded to this post. After inspecting the wiring from the pedal to the ecm and not finding any issues, I also overlayed some wires and had the same results. I contacted the dealership and spent some time and money col...
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