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2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBANF73586
Customer stated vehicle died while driving at highway speed. Stated Traction DCS and 4WD messages came on info display. Would not restart and had vehicle towed in. When starting, car will start and run for about 1 second (gets to about 1400 rpm then quits). So... Trouble codes: P0A38, P2AAB, P2AA8
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SALTY12491
Hi need some assistance from the rover techs out there. This disco came in with brake caliper dragging. we replaced the pads rotors and calipers. Used Textar rotors and pads. The car came back 5 months later with a brake squeak. we warranted the pads. 1 month ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L xenon headlights VIN: WDBRF64J11
if headlights are turned on before start the engine it will work normally. but if I start the engine than turn headlights on it will blink 4 or 5 time and shut off. it will set 2 codes on light module b 1424 and b1425 .
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Front right, and rear left air shocks VIN: 4JGBF71E98
This vehicale came in our shope with front right and rear Air Shocks not inflated, checked for codes found two pending codes 1-p0455 EVAP 2-p2004 Intake manifold turning valve. However checked Air Pump found out one hose from air suspension pump to valve body ...

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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAR3347Y
General consensus is a sticky valve or lifter. Customer declined any further work & is just going to live with the problem for now. Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire).
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L charging VIN: SAJGX2744V
Hello everyone: Thanks to all replies. My apologies for keeping this open this long. I followed advice and requested for the alternator to be reconditioned with oem parts, (regulator), that actually solved the light issue. Some replies refered to the issue th... Trouble codes: C1095 (Abs pump motor).
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Starter VIN: WMWRE33516
The starter has fixed the "no crank" condition as well, can my MATCO Tools MAXIMAS (aka LAUNCH X431)perform the EWS-DME alignment? cant get trough to customer support today, they were suppose to get back to me in a few hours last Friday after speaking with the...
1996 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L inner cv joint VIN: 1WVAE0703T
Thanks for all the replies We replaced the drive flange cup, part#020 409 289B and checked the diff vent to make sure it was clear. So far it appears to be fixed. Thanks again.
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L low manifold vacuum VIN: WV2NB47022
It turns out that the transmission is the issue. When it was rebuilt something was done incorrectly and loads down the engine too much. Looking at the throttle angle readings on a known good and the problem van lead to this. On a known good, when in drive or r...
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