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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBANB33554
Hi all, I have this BMW here what came in to have the valve cover gaskets replaced. After doing so, the vehicle misfires for about 15-30 seconds after start up. this occurs every time you shut it down and restart. Any and all help will be greatly appreciated. ... Trouble codes: 27BB, 2731 (function camshaft control inlet bank 1)
2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L LF Headlamp VIN: 5UXFA13596
Hi guys I'm having some trouble with this X5. It came in the shop with the LF headlamp inop. What we found was the wire from the ignitor coil was dissconneted so we plugged it back in and put the wire strap around it still no lights. At this point we swapped b...
2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.8L Rear Window Defroster VIN: WP0AB29916
Rear window defroster does not work. Rear engine cooling fand does not work.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L heater VIN: 3VWRF29M1Y
water temp will not go above 155 f. It had a aftermarket thermostat and we replaced it with a dealer part, same situation. Lower radiator hose is slightly warm and the heater hoses are only warm to the touch. Engine will not exceed 155 f.
2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1LZ56D4Y
This vehicle is randomly going into "limp mode" with the forward arrow flashing. The problem happens sometimes after coming to a stop where the customer described the vehicle as "being stuck in overdrive" The vehicle shifts normally at all other times. The flu...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L misfire VIN: YV1VS29511
check engine flashes on hard acceleration and code p0304 is set.Volvo spark plugs,ignition coils,and injector number 4 replaced.Compression test is good.

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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Fuel System VIN: WAUBA34B3W
Thanks to all who replied. The vehicle had no codes but the maf was the culprit. Changed it and problem was gone. Again, thanks to all.
2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L Rejected Smog test VIN: WBAEU33405
Well I learned that the speed signal is not picked up at pin 9 althought this is a speed signal, it is not the one used by the smog machine. It looks like pin 7 is used but the signal appears to be garbage, im not sure what to make of it. I have recommended ...
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L remote key VIN: WBANN73587
Great replies helped keep this in perspective.Red/white wire at pin#1 in black conn. on right side of diversity unit not powered from fuse 77in rear fuse box.Actual cause was massive oxidation at big multi-pin conn. on power dist. box above battery.Pins actual...
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