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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63544
vehicle has 27co camshaft sensor outlet bank 2,27bc camshaft outlet vanos bank2,crankshaft sensor 277f,we are having intermittent no start anfter hot,and check engine light will come on,we have replaced the cam and crank sensors,ivm module,dme and reprogrammed...
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Headlight VIN: WBAWB73547
The customer hit a deer on the driver's side front and a couple days later the headlight on that side stopped working. The hood sheet metal was dented but the headlight assembly looked fine and the fit of the headlight seemed to be ok. We scanned faults for th...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK49F81
I need some help here. I am pulling my hair out. I know the MAF is reading to high but I can not find the reason. I was hoping some MB guru out there has had the same problem. Trouble codes: P0101, P0103
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRH81J83
Hey everybody. I feel like I've been through the ringer on this one. This vehicle has been serviced at our facility for a number of years, never having any major issues. Despite its mileage, the vehicle runs very well and has never missed a beat. It was towed ... Trouble codes: P0141, P0161, P2009, P2089
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD3PE8CC6D
Customer came with def light and 7 starts.he added 2 1/2 gallon def fluid when 1st the light came on.but the light did not go out after he drove for whole night and than start start to count down.i got 2 code and scr module shows full on all 3 levels.try to er... Trouble codes: 16CE0, P18BC
2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: WVWDA21J9Y
Car was towed in with broken fuel line, replaced the fuel line the car started and ran during leak check of repair. The customer picked up the car and drove it to the gas station approximately 1/4 mile then returned saying the car wouldn't stay running. Custom...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M13
Engine is hard to start. It must be turned over four or five times before it starts. Once running the idle is rough and power is low. P0341 is present. Verified belt timing is correct. Removed valve cover and verified camshaft chain tensioner is okay and that ... Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft position sensor implausible signal)
2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWMD63B84
thanks in advance, this one is sucking the life out of me, keeps setting misfire codes for cyl 1 & 2 intermittenly. have swapped coils no change mass air flow sensor had very low readings replaced maf now readings are in spec, but still intermittly runs bad!! ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0300
2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFV71K86
i have this vw golf with po171 lean bank 1 i check fuel trims st -4 lt trim 0 ff 8mhp rpm 978 ect 198 i somke system no leak but when i check the oil nothing on the stick is that could be a problem with a lean code i will do an oil change thank need some help
2009 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L ABS Module VIN: 3VWJZ71K29
I understand this particular model (MK60) can only be coded at the dealer, correct? I can still communicate with the original unit.
2004 Volvo S40 LSE 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27504
Volvo techs help...this car came in with a bunch of issues. Throwing many codes for coolant temp, mass airflow sensor and cam timing. Another shop changed temp sensor and maf and codes came back immediately. I checked the maf connector for 5 volts and got noth... Trouble codes: P0128, P0118, P0014, P0125, P0102

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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L alternator VIN: WBAET37455
after testing all wiring, finding out that this model doesn't need to be registered, like cedric said, this is a aaa battery and the customer refuses to put oem products in this vehicle. i replaced the alternator and no problems thus far.
2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L LF Headlamp VIN: 5UXFA13596
Thanks guys for all the help. What we found is there is no 20 pin connector. So we tried to recode the module and it still didn't work. Tried it again and the light came on and worked. Don't know if I didn't recode it properly the first time but it works now. ...
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Throttle Respon VIN: WBAVA335X7
So the car is fixed. Robert from IL nailed it. Also thanks to Kurt from RI and everyone else that chimed in. The TSB addressed the exact issue. When I replaced the CAS module for the tow in no start problem, the SSS also Programmed the EGS, EKP, & Kombi ... Trouble codes: C0DB4.
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C72
Do not know the cause of the original check engine light, but after hooking up another scan tool, the code came back as a P1000 (all tests incomplete). Test drove one more time and no new codes returned. Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for all of you... Trouble codes: P2000 (NOX Trap Efficiency).
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L steering pump VIN: WMWRC33403
Thanks for all thr replies and the conformation on what I thought it was. We have contacted a local BMW dealer, confirmed the car is under replacement the campain and passed the info onto the customer. The cusomer will have the unit replace at the dealer.
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L Engine VIN: 9BWGS21J81
Thank you all for your input, suggestions and support. Pretty much everyone had the same idea as I was fearing and it did turn out to be a melted short in the wire harness. To pin point who was the closest, I would have to say it was Reply #3, Lou from New Jer...
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