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2008 BMW 535i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANW13518
I need help on this "thing". We did basically resealed the engine because of massive oil leaks. The car ran fine when it came in, don't remember if there was a CEL or not. After the work the car starts fine when cold but as it warms up it runs rough ONLY when... Trouble codes: 2A2D, 2AAF, 29F3, 29E1, 2F7B
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L stuck on limp mode VIN: WDBJF55F0V
Hello Mercedes techs: I have this 97 E320 which came from another shop with some history. The transmission had been replaced with a used one, and came to me to replace with a warranty one, also used. They also had replaced the transmissiomn module with a used ...
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...
2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDAPF4CC2B
MB sprinter showed up today with engine light and exhaust light on. def is full all connections at def tank are now clean and good. My snap-on scanner does not show much info and I cant find anything on mitchel for these codes. messege in dash says 8 starts re... Trouble codes: 15B70, 16CF0
2009 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73519
Hell MIni Techs We have this Cooper S that came with a rough idle and has misfire codes in all cylinders, I read about carbon build up in the valves and problems with the high pressure fuel pump, but I would like to get some information on how to test for thes... Trouble codes: P00, 300 (Misfire code random), P00, 301 (Misfire code cylinder 1), P00, 302 (Misfire code cylinder 2), P00, 303 (Misfire codecylinder 3), P00, 304 (Misfire code cylinder 4)
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...
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFA81H3T
Thanks in advance for reading this post. This car fails obd2 inspection due to po501 vehicle speed sensor. I have tested the sensor and see that it works, the speedometer works, but data shows 0mph while driving. I checked the archives and see that there are p... Trouble codes: P0501
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63D0X
Car originally came from another shop that had tried to repair same codes and spliced in new NGK 02's in the rear. We could not find any wiring faults for the heater, so suggested a used ECU. Car is back 125 miles later with same codes, installed new rear 02's... Trouble codes: P1198 (Rear 02 Heater circuit B1S2), P1199 (Rear 02 Heater circuit B2S2)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L broken VIN: 3VWSP69M82
hey guys, I have a TDI that has a broken glow plug. Was removing glow plugs, one went 1/4 turn and snapped, rest of plug in cyl head. Has anyone had any luck removing these without pulling the head? Any help greatly appreciated
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Wiper Motor VIN: 3VWCR31CX4
This vehicle has been too two different shops and still not fixed. The issue is when you operate the wipers and than turn them off, they will shut off for a short time(maybe one minute)than come back on. Has anyone ran into this type of situation before.
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L start then no start VIN: YV1TS90D8Y
start car turn car off then will not restart unless u disconnect battery 10-20 sec. will restart every time after the battery is disconnected, have Vida codes are = 0004 uem siren communication falt,1a62 cem communication with ECM signal missing, 0093abs commu...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz E300 4Matic 3.0L Misfire Cyc 1
Car discharged without further repair, case remain unsolved mystery.
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