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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Steering VIN: WBABJ5328S
What we experience now is the vehicle pulls to the left after making a left turn, the vehicle pulls to the right after making a right turn any suggestions will be really apreciated it. Thanks guys!!!
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 5UXFA13585
This vehicle is smoking somewhat heavely, when the costumer drives the car for a while and then parks it on an incline, after leting it sit for a while (10 or 15 minutes)and then restarting it ,we can see lots of smoke coming out of the tail pipes,the engine i...
2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L ride control VIN: 5UXFA93535
Please help, we have this X5 that does not have a reading in the scanner for the left front level sensor. It came in on the ground completely deflated. we cleared codes 64-74 then it pumped up without leaking down. I found the strap for the LF sensor broken an...
2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L auto light function VIN: 5UXFA13506
Good evening guys, I have a x5 thats kicking me around. Customer had a new windshield and rain sensor installed. They brought it to us to have the rain sensor intialized. I have done this before with no issues. The problem with this car after I intialize the r...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJNX2741S
We have a no start condition with the original ecm or the replacement ecm any suggestions? thanks for all your help
2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Cuts out VIN: SAJDA42C35
The customer reported that his headlights would go off while he was driving intermittently when the switch was in the AUTO position. When he switched it to manual, the lights would not go out. He has had this condition for awhile and wants to repair it. My que...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L air strut VIN: SALME11443
heard a thud noise and passenger side front strut went flat,all others are up.unplugged chassis sensor,arm going to it and manually moved for operation but air motor did not turn on.cleared codes and problem still there.there is a ambient temp code 1117 is the...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on
HI all, I have a problem with this 2006 range rover. IT is the 06 model with the jaguar engine. It runs, idles and drives faultlessly but the fault code returns almost immediately. I reset the codes and adaptations but they climb back to 20% on within a couple... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE 3.2L tpms light on
Thanks in advance for the help i have 2 lr2s with tpms light flashing. I get a code c1d21 wheel module on both vehicles.all sensors are working i can pull their ids with bartec 300 also on one of the lr2 i get a b10a2 crash input code.all of these codes are ha...
2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L battery VIN: WP0BA29933
This car has a 225 mA draw, the illumination light in the drivers door for the hood and engine compartment switch is staying on, however if the car is locked the draw drops to less than 50 mA and the lights are off. Owner keeps the car in a garage unlocked and...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Brake booster VIN: 123412341X
Hey guys, I'm working on a 99 Saab 9-5, customer complaint of excessive pedal effort when braking. Confirmed complaint with a road test. Vehicle brakes ok for the first half of pedal stroke, but then becomes hard at the second half of travel. I can lock up the...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F46
I did smoke test this thing again and the system is tight. I also removed the purge solenoid, bench tested it and verified no carbon build up in the supply hose, all ok. I removed the LDP, verified proper ohm resistance and voltage present, all ok. I then r... Trouble codes: P2404 (Evap leak Detection pump sense circuit inplausible signal short with power intermittent), 23603, 18836 (Evap leak Detection pump sense circuit inplausible signal short with power intermittent).
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L lower timing cover VIN: WBAFB33541
Thank you all, however. the customer has declined the repair at this time. Upper covers and valve covers where done at this point.
2007 BMW 525xi 3.0L Post Fix Check Q?? VIN: WBANF33587
I want to thank all of you who generously responded directly and others who indirectly helped via the iATN Knowledge Database. Nothing like iATN for professional level helpful thoughts and information. I close this as "Fixed" because the customer's satisfied... Trouble codes: 2A99, 2A87, 2A98, 2A1A.
1983 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJAV1344D
It looks like most of those that replied deffinatley know more about jaguars than I do. Been servicing this car for years and never even noticed the tank switch. Guess it wasn't required for an oil change. Switched tanks and had same symptoms although it wo...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L windows VIN: WDBJF70H8X
i want to take this opportunity to thank each of you to guide me in fixing this problem. you guys are great! So definitely right rear window motor/module fixed the problem , period.
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Setting cam timing VIN: YS3FB45S53
It looks as though I had the correct tool after all. I still do not have the engine running yet,(it is a shop project car),but after going to a scrap B207L head and trying the cam tools on it I decided that even though it was a tight fit the tools did fit on t...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L heat VIN: WVWRH63B52
Thanks to all for help. It was a clogged core. I had no success until I put paint thinner in it and back flushed.Thanks, Adam
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