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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L elec. cooling fan VIN: WBAAZ33473
I got a call from the owners of the car the next day saying that their elec. cooling fan was running all the time and they had never heard that happen in the nearly 10 yrs. they have had the car. I got the car back and confirmed that this is how the fan operat...
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2008 BMW 135i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAUC73538
Hello fellow Techs. Need some help on getting this car started and back on the road. Car was hit hard in the front end and handed over to me after the body shop got done putting the front end back together. Came to me with the Engine out and parts in a bunch o...
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2010 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Running Temp VIN: WBAUU3C52A
Car returned late Jan 14 with complaint of poor heating when driving. Customer states the car warms up well setting in drive but the heater cools off as soon as he starts to drive. Did full scan and the only code in the car in map thermostat. Drove the car wit...
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2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Accleration VIN: WP1AB29P16
The car drives perfect no slipping. When crusing at any speed say 50 and accelerate if in 6 and goes to 5th no issue if accelerate harder like 6 to 4th their is a violent bang , its kinda scary. The car slams or bangs into gear then shifts ok. Im trying to get...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21C03
Car came in from another shop misfire #3 and #4 cylinders. We check compression #1 & #2 100 psi, #3 & #4 150psi. Cylinder leakage test indicated head gasket leak 1 to 2 cylinder. Replaced head gasket. Compression now 150 psi all cylinders. Test driven car on h... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0304
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWRA69M05
Car came in for check engine light, code p0171 lean run condition, smoked engine found no problems, and air mass sensor code replaced air mass sensor, few days later car came back with just the p0171 code smoked again , nothing, thought a faulty air mass meter...
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAK73C17
Hi Group This problem car belongs to a very good regular customer and has been very well maintained. Check engine light came on while driving, found codes P000A and P0011, cleared codes and came right back, these faults suggested a problem with N205 Variable ... Trouble codes: P0011 (Intake Camshaft Retard Setpoint not reached over advanced), P000A
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Blower VIN: YV1VS2559Y
Hi Techs, I have this vehicle that came in my shop with the complaint that there is not enough air flow through the vents in any position. The blower works fine from auto to the 5 speed, remove the cabin filter, and it was to bad, clean housing with a vacumcle...
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2012 BMW 328i 3.0L MIL Lamp on
thanks for all replies.did not know where to post this request,so I decided do it under repair.as far as tools go no decisionshave been made,auto logic gets pricy has lots of good features,also there is some chineese brand that are supposed to do very good,for...
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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Seal
Thanks for the reply. Called everywhere for seal install tool. Even jag dealer doesn't have one. Dealer guy said last one he did he pulled front cover to change the seal. 10 hours labor to pull cover. Trying to broom this job. Thanks
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Battery VIN: SALTW12471
Sorry for leaving this for so long. We have been busy and have not had a lot of time to get back to this vehicle. I am fairly confident we have determined the cause of the battery draw but have no official fix yet as we are still testing to make sure we have ...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L trans VIN: SALTL16463
Another tough problem solved thanks to the pros on iatn! The first reply I got from Jason set me on the path to figuring out this problem. He suggested checking the reluctor wheel for free play due to loose bolts. I did find some movement front to rear, so we ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBRF61J82
replaced all of the spark plug wires and performed a reset. i still do not not know what ionic spark current readings on scan data mean. car idles smooth and power returned. thanks
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WMWMF33577
Many thanks to Steve and Mahail who suggested the oil/water dilution from condensation due to excessive short trip driving. This was a new customer who just bought this car this summer and there was no service records available. We pulled the valve cover, drie... Trouble codes: 28B4, 2863 (valvetronic mechanism power limitation).
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2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L ignition VIN: WP1AA29P38
a little info for all vehicle came in no communication and immobilizer lock failure on instrument panel this was shipped off to the dealer who spent 2 days tracing wires and found a GREEN wire on the drivers door sill the can bu...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L rear diff VIN: YV1CZ91HX4
thanks to all those whom replied, A couple members emailed a better copy of the tsb and the repair was very straight forward when following the step by step procedure in the tsb.
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ91H24
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CHIPPED IN TO HELP US RESOLVE THIS HEADACHE. INTAKE CAM ADAPTATION 0 DEG AT IDLE EXHAUST CAM ADAPTATION 11 DEG AT IDLE SET BASE MECHANICAL TIMING WITH TOOLS AGAIN LOOSENED EXHAUST CAM SPROCKET BOLTS AND ROTATED PHASER (HUB) CL... Trouble codes: 0014 (Exhaust cam timing).
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