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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L engine block
Ok guys its time for some thoughts..Ive got this 03 X5 that was in an accident lower end..the customer cannot afford another engine and engine R&R at this time and this is the dilema..how can the engine bracket (bolts to engine drivers side then bolts to engin...
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L engine light VIN: WBAEK73495
Hello all. got this good one. reduced performance light comes on at times. when the warning comes on the engine seems to run normally. no lack of power. pulled codes 2a5c valvetronic eccentric shaft sensor 2 reference and 2a6b valvetronic power limitation. we ...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L water pump VIN: WBAVB13526
Came in for low coolant and overheat, topped coolant and blead system, checked codes 2E84 electric pump communication, 2EF5 chasracteristic field thermostat actuation, 2E81 electric water pump speed differance,2E82 electric water pump switch off, water pump pu...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L valve timing VIN: WMWMF33557
hello,this mini was brought to me to have the valve timing set.It is a 2007 straight mini with a non turbo ,non supercharged N12 engine. For whatever reason the customer had the camshaft bolts out and cranked the engine and put it out of time.I have all of th...
2010 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Brake Light VIN: WMWML3C58A
Hello everyone! I have this Mini Cooper that is giving me a problem. The car came in with the yellow brake light on and the service messages to service the front and rear brakes. After inspecting the brakes, I found the pad wear sensors on both axles to be con...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWSP69M33
2003 Jetta TDI will crank but not start above 40 degrees coolant temp. Glow light only comes on for 1-2 seconds. White exhaust from tail when trying to start. Checked voltage and amps. Both are 0. Unhook coolant sensor. Glow light comes on for 8-10 seconds. Ha...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Ecs VIN: 3VWDF71K95
Came in with ECS lamp on and had many codes. Cleared codes and test drove. Runs good and all interior controls works fine and all lamps works right. Codes that return is 01314 ECM Read codes inter, 02395 and 02394 rt and lt park lamp(bulb was out), 00985 Rt ta...

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2008 BMW M3 4.0L Mechanical VIN: WBSWD93588
Thanks for all the help. I talked the customer into using the BMW stretch bolts. I explained that the ARP bolts are an excellent product, however, I believe the Torque spec provided did not agree with my instinct. Since it's an expensive engine and I could not...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L soft top VIN: WDBFA67E3S
well guys im closing this without a fix because im realy not sure if it is or not!!first of all i wanna thank Terry,Mark,Richard,Jamie,Nicolas and Alain for the insight and fast responce any way here it goes as stated first time into shop i had fault code for ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L battery VIN: WDBRF61J21
thanks for all the responses made me feel better about saying no problem for me to get vehicle finished. wasnt going to cut or splice any wires customer wanted it fixed like from factory with factory parts. installed new module no programming or coding needed....
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