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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5332Y
This E46 is driving me crazy. The car runs perfectly when cold, it only acts up once it gets into closed loop. It has misfire codes for cylinders 1,2 & 3. The O2 sensor voltage on bank 1 remains near 0 volts when the car is acting up. It seems like a simple va... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire), P0301 (Misfire cyl. 1), P0302 (Misfire cyl. 2), P0303 (Misfire cyl. 3), P0170 (Fuel trim bank 1), P1188 (Fuel control bank 1 sensor 1)
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2000 Ferrari 360 Modena 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFFYU51A5Y
Looking for help from Ferrari guru's. We have a 2000 360 with trouble code P1339 that has been coming on and off for about a a year now. (car runs well) It has been coming on more frequently and quicker after resetting the light. I cannot find an OBD code char...
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2008 Jaguar XK 4.2L convertible VIN: SAJWA44B08
This '08 Jaguar XK came into shop on flatbed. Driver said Battery is dead, needs replacement(as related from the Owner). Battery in behind the top compartment and cannot be accessed with the top in down position. We jumped using the rear Positive connector on ...
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2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3GN4ARXB
The problem that I am having is that this is the first 2011 9-5 in the shop for diagnostics. The Tech2 will not communicate with it and the TIS site does not address this model. There is a diagnostic procedure for a 2010 9-5 in TIS for this code, but I am unsu... Trouble codes: P2135 (Throttle/Pedal Postion sensor/switch A/B voltage correlation)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L shift VIN: 3VWST29M41
Sold car to a customer (big mistake)looking for cheap transportation. I put transmission from other jetta i had. The speed sensor at end of (back of)transmission (g68). I had to swap pigtail on car to go with that sensor on used transmission. This car may driv...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Immobilizer VIN: WV2NB47042
Wanted to know if anyone knows of a way around the generation 3 immobilizer on the 2002-2003 Eurovans with the separate immobilizer control unit behind the cluster...we are trying to do a customer a favor who lost a key and went to use the backup flip key whic...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L No Start VIN: 3VWSF81K76
Hi every one i need your help w/this vw this vehice came to me from a used car dealer there mechnics installed a used computer and they broughted to be to code and to learned the key ,i have all read code the pcm but i dont know how to lean the key and i dont ... Trouble codes: 02241 (engine control module immobilzerdata not adapted)
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1991 Volvo 740 T 2.3L Crank Seal VIN: YV1FA8744M
Replaced front seals and customer returned a week later.found leaking from front crankshaft seal.replaced seal and returned to customer.returned again for same leak and noticed that distributor seals leaking,checked operation of pcv system and found smoke comi...
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUDH74F06
Thanks for the replies.The fuel pump module was the fix.I think the high current draw from the pump fried it.Put in a new filter for good measure.Lucked out a tuner from another shop had a good used one to try before buying the new one.The number on the one in... Trouble codes: P3073 (Fuel pump circuit), 12403 (VAG code).
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L switch rolls VIN: WBSCD9328W
First of all let me address the first issue of how to remove the lock tumbler. After taking it to a couple of lock smith that did not want to mess with it or did not know how, we searched youtube and found a video of how to get the key and tumbler out using a ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Readiness status VIN: WBADP6330X
Thanks for every ones help. Rechecked all the data and everything was in specs. Kept driving it and finally the EVAP ran. Still don't why the CAT and 02 didn't run. Was able to smog it and it passed. Car is gone.
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L abs VIN: WBABM5343Y
Thanks to all that responded, This job would be really difficult if it you guy's weren't around. Bill and Brian were right on I got ahold of a used module and it took care of the problem. I don't have the 20 pin adapter but I will soon have one. Thanks everybo...
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2004 BMW 330xi 3.0L abs VIN: WBAEW53424
we tried a new abs module based on another reply that had the same codes and odd speed readings listed before. That did not fix the car. I did get some trans codes when the car returned, (145)91 p1750. When i searched that code i found a post that reference...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L esp abs bas VIN: WDBJH65J91
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED. THE PROBLEM WAS IN THE STEERING COLUMN. THE WIRES FOR THE STEERING ANGLE SENSOR WERE PINCHED IN THE TELESCOPIC STEERING COLUMN. REPAIRED WIRING AND ALL IS WELL.
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2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L air distribution drum VIN: YS3DD55H01
The consensus was that the lubrication procedure was just to get the cars through warranty and that if done it would break again soon. I advised the customer of this and he decided to not fix it. I priced out the job to replace the heater box and the cust a...
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