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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Low power VIN: WBADM6333X
OK BMW guys, I have put my self in a hole here. 99 528i with an M52tu, started off as head gasket and coolant passing through cracks at the intake valves, sent head out for repair, timeserted all the head bolt threads and re-assembled the engine. Started up en... Trouble codes: P1397 (Camshaft position sensor B circuit)
2005 BMW 330xi 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAEW53475
Hi all. We have this BMW that runs fine except on initial cold start(overnight)It spits and sputters and backfires through intake.After about 1 min. or so it runs fine.It sets multiple misfire codes(allcyls.)No other codes.Plugs were fouled so we replaced them...
2007 Porsche Cayman 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WP0AA298X7
I am looking for some help or information from a Porsche technician. I understand that these cars have a problem with smoking on start up and according to several forums and sites this is normal. This car sits most of the time and only smokes on start up. We h...
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L p0733 3rd gear VIN: YS3FH49Y64
vehicle came in with low coolant light on and we found leak in radiator replaced radiator but during replacement line for transmission came off leaking fluid while idleing shut vehicle off and repaired line refilled transmission to proper level and while the c...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Trans VIN: YV1RS61R22
This volvo was towed in a few months back with a bad engine customer drove it with no coolant till it quit.ok get a good used eng. And replace job went well motor runs great but won't move trans fluid looked like old motor oil. Customer then tells us trans did...

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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMB11453
Thanks for the excellent info in the replies,but my trouble in diagnosing this thing was because I accidentally un plugged the transfer case servo motor instead of the control unit. Naturally that's where the can bus fault was. Looks like it was caused by wat... Trouble codes: P0000, P0000, P0000.
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L compressor & condesnser fan VIN: WDB2030611
Hi Friends, after follow and do all the sugestions that you send to me, I canīt fix the problem. I went with the car to a dealer shop and they made a diagnosis: the ECM is the problem, it is stucked in a security mode and the only solution is to get a new one ...
2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 3.5L No Start VIN: WDCGG8HB0C
I had the vehicle towed to the dealer. All they had to do was program the air bag module. The module must have locked out the cranking mode of the pcm for safety reasons. I did not have the factory scan tool to program the module. I also could not find the ser...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9L Airbag Light VIN: 3VWCR31C65
This one is fixed. Thank you for the replies. Some of you said to unplug the aftermarket radio (if it has one, which it does). I did that and now I am able to communicate with the SRS module. I had a laundry list of codes, but I'm sure I created them when ...
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