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1984 BMW 633CSi 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBAEB840XE
Customer originally called with complaint of low power. Car was finally towed in as a no start. After replacing reference sensors on bell housing the car started. We are now back to the original problem. When you accelerate there is occasionally a hesitation, ...
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Stall VIN: 5UXFA135X4
Help BMW Techs! This x-5 will stall when placed in gear cold- it will also stall backing up or coming to a stop. This is VERY intermittent and we have only duplicated concern one time. When scanning vehicle with AUTOLOGIC the only codes we see are in the anti ...
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L vanos VIN: WBAVA33527
Hello All We are working on a 2007 BMW 328i the headgasket was leaking oil at mid block we removed the head and sent it to the machine shop.They did a complete valve job and milled it .005 due to slight warpage We have reinstalled the head using all new bolts ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Key FOB Does Not Turn VIN: WDBNG75J5Y
My suspicion is that I have a faulty Key Fob but it could also be the EIS. Is there any way to scan the vehicle with Autologic without the need to have the key turned into the on position. Any suggestions are appreciated.
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: YS3EF48Z4X
Vehicle keeps destroying coolant hoses. Upper radiator hose split head to tail like someone took a razor blade to it. Replaced. Lower radiator hose blew off twice till I replaced factory spring clamp with a band clamp. heater hose from head to coolant recircul...
2004 Volvo S40 LSE 1.9L Evap emission pressure sensor VIN: YV1VS27574
Vehicle has no running complaint per the customer. Check engine light is on. I have been having a ton of trouble scanning the car. Have used several different scanner including Autel Maxidas, Launch x431 GDS, Auto Enginuity. From what I know Volvo s40 models a...
2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Charge Light on VIN: YV1RS59278
Battery and charging light came on for customer. Vehicle was driven in charging and starting system tested good but lights remained on. Tried connecting to PCM and found little or no data. In the process of doing these test the charging and battery light went ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Engine VIN: WBAEK73405
This is why every professional tech should subscribe to IATN,you guys were right on.The oil cooler block off o-ring was wasted.I removed the mount plate without dropping the subframe,but it probably took longer and was definitely more frustrating trying to get...
2007 BMW 530i 3.0L COOLANT System in General VIN: WBANE73597
Thank you guys for your help. After replacing the Head Gasket that caused oil in coolant, it was very important, easy, and fast to use BG flush Or any coolant flush to clean the cooling system specially on the type of cars. I must say 100% of the coolant in t...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L left bank ignition VIN: WDBPJ78J01
special thanks to Terry,Dallas, and rest of you guys for putting me on right track. Missing power signal to bank 2 ignition coil.Tested ignition module on top of intake and sure enough have 12v koeo terminal 12 for bank 1 coil pack, terminal 13 is power signa...
2010 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Brake Light VIN: WMWML3C58A
Hi guys. Sorry it took a while to close. I was able to view the data for the wheel speed sensors and they appeared to be working. However, I was unable to clear the code. It would reset immediately. My boss decided to send it to the dealer rather than spen...
2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Misfire VIN: YS3FB46Y28
Thank you for the helpful information. Indeed I used the wrong tool. I ordered the tool listed for the 210hp turbo but found out that the tool changed with the 2007 model year. 2007 through 2009 take a unique tool and it is silver. A shout out to Ben at automo... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWWB81HXV
thank everybody installed cr sensor and coil so far so good Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0303.
1988 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8856J
Tested resistance of ect and found in spec at 3.7k for temp of 50 deg F.,applied resistance of 300 ohms and node light intensity decreased and engine started and ran lean. Caused short between two wires to ect and engine restarted each time and ran lean, cause...
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