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1987 BMW 535i 3.5L OBC Display VIN: WBADC740XH
OBC computer is displaying "PPP" on screen when prompted to display AVG MPG , AVG MPH , RANGE or Ambient temperature. We put new light bar in and saw that date and time were fine. Does anyone remember how to reset one of these?
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L engine VIN: 5UXFA13584
Should have never let this one in the shop. Car came in with a broken valve spring on #2 cylinder. Pulled head, had a reputable machine shop clean the head up and milled .010" off. Used the properly sized gasket kit from BMW and reassembled per procedure. Ca...
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L radio/cluster VIN: 5UXFB53524
hi every one just thanking you for the help in advance. i got a weird problem going on with a x5. what happens is intermittently the radio become completely inoperative and then the turn signal indicators on the instrument cluster become inoperative when the r...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Engine VIN: WBAVB13526
Hello BMW Techs: I have this 07 325i, which came in on the hook, died on the road according to owner while driving. On cranking, it sounds like there was no compression, freewheeling. I checked compression and have two dead cylinders as you see. No noises whil...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transportation Mode VIN: SALMF11404
Thus vehicle came to us with inoperative wipers and various othe electrical faulures. I seemed to remember something about a "transportation mode" on these vehicles. It does give info to my Autel MaxiSys that the vehicle is in transportation mode. The scanner ...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L No Start VIN: 4JGBF71E17
will not start at times after it has set for a while
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S73
Hello Friends, This car came to me and the customer said that the engine starts and quits. I have scanned the engine with my Modis and came up with the codes above. I called the customer who is out of town and he would really like me to repair it. I have done... Trouble codes: P0445, P0638
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2006 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Exhaust Flex Pipe VIN: WVGZG77L36
The exhaust flex pipe is leaking and need to replace the converter assembly and it says it is a 10 hour job.what is the best way for changing the converter?? it looks like i can remove it from the manifold and rear pipe and lift it out the top or bottom after ...
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2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS91D92
I have this Volvo S80. Initially had dead battery from cranking. Vehicle has good fuel pressure and cranks but will not start. No spark or fuel injection pulse present. KOEO has no check engine light. Customer claims vehicle died while driving and ABS light ca...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L starter VIN: WAUPL68E44
Firts of all I would like to say thank you to all that replied. At some point in this cars life it had a remote starter installed and then removed. What we found was the sarter wire had ben probed at some point in its lift and was allmost completly corroded th...
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2010 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUDFAFL6A
FIRST OFF WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THE INPUT AND HELP, AFTER SCOPING THE CAM AND CRANK SIGNALS AND VERIFYING THAT THEY DO NOT MATCH, AND VERIFYING THE CAM ADJUSTER SOLENOID IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY. WE THEN REMOVED THE TOP COVER, MEASURED THE MARKS AS S...
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2010 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Running Temp VIN: WBAUU3C52A
This one is fixed and customer happy. Replaced the radiator, now have excellent heat output and the engine temp cycles around 95o C on the road at 5o F ambient the day we drove it. Yes Erick our car didn't exactly fit the bulletin but I think this car had a li...
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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Oil Pressure Warning VIN: YS3FH41U76
Thanks for the response from all those that had ran into this problem already. Installed new switch and look forward to the customer saying no more oil light flicker. Thanks Anders for the reminder that it was available as a AC/Delco part. You are right Justin...
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2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L fuel pressure VIN: YV1CZ592X5
Thankyou very much for the help. Special thanks to Bruce [...] and Peter Clarke. They provided me with the wire diagram and the update from Volvo for the fuel pump module. Im not sure the dealer would have been as helpfull with the update info. First thing I l...
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