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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Electronic VIN: WBADD6325V
Car came in intermittent shifting problems, after inspecting found harness on safety switch was bad. All of the insulation was gone off of wires. Replaced neutral safety switch. Still does not want to shift. I can manually shift it and it will work but can not...
2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63545
Car came in with cel light on. Scanned and replaced cam sensor for right bank. Can moniter cam adaptation and the reading is same as bank one. but will throw pending p0365 code almost immediately. Have to drive for about 2 miles and light will come back on.Has... Trouble codes: P3656
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 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L lock cylinder VIN: WDBHA22EXS
Hello and thank you for your time. I am having some real trouble trying to complete the replacement of the lock cylinder and housing on this 95 Mercedes C220. I am unable to get the black outer cap onto the housing/lock cylinder. when i do put it on the key wi...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L AIRmatic VIN: WDBNG70JXY
Thank you for taking the time to read this. I'd like to know if any of you have experience an AIRmatic system that will not even try to function. Someone has replaced the compressor unit, and a few air lines. Now the car is too low and won't raise itself. anot...
2006 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L electric windows VIN: YV1MC68256
Hello people Thanks in advance for any advice. This volvo is a good friend of mine's. It gets stored during the winter so the fact that it has been in my shop for a month or two while Ive been picking at it here and there means its been out of his way in his g...

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2008 BMW 335xi 3.0L B-D Gear VIN: WBAVD53528
thank you all for your help. since I am a former dealer tech I decided to program the car hoping it will solve the problem , but even after program it,clearing adaptation it will do the same thing. I decided to try Steve from Australia suggestion, heated the t...
2011 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWSU3C50B
Vehicle has been sitting out in extreme cold weather. Believe issue to be oil viscosity. Changed oil and have not had any issues since. Trouble codes: 2FD9, 28B4, 2863 (valvetronic power limitation).
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, intermitant throttle
I want to start by thanking everybody took the time to assist us. Thank you. As many of you have replied these vehicles are apparently susceptible to corrosion on the power side or ground. alas inside one of the connectors we found corrosion and a loose pin...
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