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1991 BMW 318i 1.8L Drivers air bag VIN: WBAAJ9312M
we corrected the alignment of the steering wheel now the SRS lite will not reset ... cannot communicate with the SRS control unit. I tried our new launch pad... I tried a older Baum tool # W621300 that is just for that car ... we tried a new Maxi Das and one m...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBAAM533XX
This car would not start. Customer thought battery was dead and hooked up battery charger. Car started cranking then made a loud bang in engine compartment. It then started but was burning oil bad. After doing some research I replaced the crankcase ventilation...
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13535
Checked and scoped cam sensor all voltages;grounds; and wave forms good. Checked o2 sensors working good temp sensor reading and working good. No vac leaks smoke tested engine twice. Less then 6 inchs of water on oil pick up tube fuel trims lt 1.6 on both bank... Trouble codes: P1092 (Pre cat fuel trim system too lean bank2), 235 (Dme triming o2 before cat bank 1), 008 (Signal maf), 065 (Signal cam sensor inlet)
2004 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L key VIN: SAJGA03V84
HI there, Client complaint of on occasions the key turns in ignition without turning on anything appears to "free-wheel" places key back to original position takes key out and try's again and works as normal, I would suspect the lock/tumbler reqs replacing not...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: WMWRH33405
I think I need help confirming camshaft timing without pulling the timing cover. The directions want me to line up marks on both gears with copper links of the chain. I have the valve cover off and can see the tensioner totally stuck in the collapsed position.... Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft sensor 1)
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Left Low Beam VIN: WP1AB29P64
Hello Porsche Techs, We have no power to the left front low beam pin 23E and Alldata has limited information. What sources are best for control unit locations and wiring diagrams?? Is the factory web site a good source for this kind of information,..I believe...
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Ignition Power To Starter VIN: YV1LS5516S
I am thinking alarm maybe locking out system. Key fob is in-op
2007 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L ignition VIN: YV1MS39077
This sets a ecm-3200 a ecm-3330 and a ecm-3502 It looks like some one has put on a new head or engine. It is a used car so I have no history. We have switched coils and it does not follow. I have checked the white-blu pin # 34 to ecm and wire is fine no corros...

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start, DME no communication VIN: WBADM6348Y
I really want to thanks everyone that help me on this 528I, communication problems end up to be DME / AGS (ECM/TCM)crossed connectors from the other shop, even when they are color coded, I was overseen and there are two 40 pin connectors on each module that wi...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L leak VIN: WBAAV53461
Replaced Injectors , no leaks. Spoke to Worldpac , they said that they have seen a spike in injector sales over the last 3 years when the weather gets very cold . They seem to think that it is a combination of age and temperature that is causing leakage .
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