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|2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA93415
Thanks in advance. The vehicle came in with a cold start complaint, which we had witnessed and also for emissions failure for P0171 & P0172. I suspected vacuum leaks and found the oil separator in the PCV system was leaking using smoke test. I purchased new h... Trouble codes: 279C, 28B2, 2830 (DME Self Test Checksum), 27A1, 2796 (Throttle Valve Learn Values Incorrect), 274E
|2008 BMW 135i 3.0L water pump
hi everyone I need some advice to remove the electric waterpump on this small vehicle ,the space seems very limited,I am thinking to drop the cross memeber to remove the pump, is there any other better advise? thanks for the input.
|2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L Surge, Stall, Oil Consumption VIN: YV1SZ59H04
Car just threw P2188 and OCCASIONAL rough idle at 191000. Also found P2187 pending. Also found almost 3 quarts oil low! No leaks evident. No smoke. We did oil change and rigorously check levels and for leaks during such service. Car drives great under stres... Trouble codes: P2188 (Presented - ECM-262A - Fuel Trims Out of Range), P2187 (Pending - ECM-262A - Fuel Trims Out of Range)
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|1995 BMW 540i 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAHE632XS
We didn't exactly fix this car. After disconnecting every module we could think of we never were able to establish communication. Here is the deal though. The e34 had mostly EWS version 1 on it for it's life cycle. This was a simple 4 pin starter inhibit rel...
|1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA66E2L
I double checked the basics as many folks implied and in the end it was Harry who hit it on the head. There was nothing wrong with this car other than a reporting error internally in the KE module concerning that code. The part number had been updated from ... Trouble codes: 09 (Current to EHA valve y1 implausible).
|2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Rear Air Bags VIN: WDBUH82J44
SO FAR NONE OF THE INFORMATION HAS HELPED . I THING THE VALVES ON TOP OF THE AIR BAGS ARE BAD. MY COMPRESSOR RUNS AND HAS PUT SOME AIR IN BUT NOT ENOUGH TO LIFT CAR. HOPING I CAN FIND SOME MB PEOPLE WHO HAVE SAVED THESE VALVES WHEN THEY HAVE REPLACE FACTORY UN...
|2007 Porsche Cayman 2.7L oil coming out of tail pipe Looks like a breather VIN: WP0AA29847
The breather box was the problem and it took a long time for the smoke to clear then about a week after we had to remove the mass air flow sensor and clean it because of a rough idle and stalling issue the oil had contamiated the MAF sensor after that all was ...
|2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1LZ56D4Y
Upon another extended test drive of this vehicle I found the transmission to be slipping in 3rd gear pretty consistently. The check engine light did not come back on but 3rd gear slips pretty bad under full acceleration. According to the application chart the ...