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2003 Aston Martin DB7 GTA 6.0L Mechanical VIN: SCFAB42333
hi every body out there, I have this car for miss firing sylender #3 , but no reference in all data and Michel . any body can help me with firing order. thank you every one. jerry
2006 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E16
Thanks for your time! Codes P0011 and P0016 won't go away. I have replaced the back timing case and valve timing actuator set along with chain and tensioner. The back timing case seal ring lands wore through and actuator was heavily scored inside the interface... Trouble codes: P0011 (retard set point not set), P0016 (cam / crank corelation)
2005 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L Steering VIN: 4USBT535X5
The steering is to hard to move both sides, change complete column with electric motor and steering bar. The same problem HARD. The zero angle position is OK but the torque signal is all time 0Nm no change when move the steering. I check all wires and are OK O...
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Pedal VIN: 4USFE83587
Aloha techs vehicke came in with a hard brake pedal, my first thought was booster or vacuum supply, we seem to be getting plenty of vac. Check valve appears to be ok when i am test driving at normal speeds pedal seems ok but as you come to a stop it feels li...
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L Engine VIN: 5UXZV4C52B
2011 BMW X5 WITH THE N55 ENGINE. Car shuts off after 30 seconds, keeps on kicking up codes 2D55 Variable camshaft timing control (VANOS), intake, cold start: not controllable. 2C58 Charging pressure control, deactivation: Pressure build-up blocked. Originally...
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L brakes VIN: 4JGAB57E04
After above repairs, have low, soft pedal. P1925 comes up in the ELC GR SLCT EWM210 module when I scan computer. I can find no info on this in Mitchell or Google or here. Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance!
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L radio VIN: WDBWK56F66
MB tech's i need help.. we have in an 2006 slk 350 that we repaired an srs code .. and the second item of customers complaint is the radio.. when you start the car the radio works perfect.. after 30 seconds the screen says low voltage and the shuts off. we hav...
2011 Mini Cooper 1.6L hard start VIN: WMWSU3C53B
Need some assistance from the mini techs. This cooper came in for cooling fans running after engine was shut off for extended time. And running rough, hard start, cel on. Codes were p15e9 and 275 fuel level sensor, 2f8e engine switch of time plausibility. Repl...
2012 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Pedal VIN: WMWSV3C55C
Customer is complaining of a very touchy brake pedal! I have drove the car a few times and the pedal is a little touchy compared to other vehicles but nothing extreme and feels like a normal mini to me. This is a newer mini to her and also an automatic, she ca...
2006 Porsche Boxster S 3.2L power windows VIN: WP0CB29826
Good afternoon Porsche techs everywhere.This Porsche has just been taken out of winter storage. He plugged in the battery and tried the windows. they will go down automatically but not up.I tried the initialization process I know,hold button in down position f...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L shift display VIN: 3VWBC21C1X
Came in on a tow truck with a bad cv joint. Axle was replaced and now vehicle won't start. No prior problems with starting. The shift display stays locked in D no matter where the shifter is moved. Shifter and cable both move freely. If key is turned off and s...
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on, DPF light VIN: 3VWTL7AJ3A
This car is a Salvage repair brought to me from the guys that take these wadded up wrecks and make them somewhat whole again...if I had a choice I wouldnt touch the damn thing...end rant. So heres the problem I am hoping someone out there can shed some light... Trouble codes: P2463 (DPF soot accumulation)
2002 Volvo V40 1.9L emissions VIN: YVB1VW2952
Came in with a code 28(PO133).Car runs normal.Thank you.

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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L cooling system VIN: WBAAR3343Y
This model, M52TU, has aluminum block with iron liners. Decided to replace engine, which turned out to be more than a project than expected. Trans comes out first.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L vacuum door locks VIN: WDBAB33C0F
Thanks, folks, for the info. Jamie from NC came through with this link to a simple diagram for the door lock system: Steve from Florida offered this Plus, I got ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Instrument cluster display VIN: 4JGBB75EX6
Thanx guys for your advice, no dtcs and normal actual values as compared to another vehicle. When system works normally, warning only occurs when door open AND car moving. When in defect mode, warning present even when car stopped, door open or closed. If a do...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Replaced Cat Converters no more flashing check engine light thanks everyone for your help Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303.
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE 2.0L DSG stuck in one gear VIN: WV2ZZZ7HZB
The fix was a new electrics control unit in the gearbox which has the input sensor all as one. Thanks all for your reply's
2010 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1672MC3A
Thanx for the replies, with the fuel trims being what they are and a mechanical guage showing much higher pressure, it's the sensor, and thanx for the tips on do-ability. Customer hasn't got back to us, and I need to close this. Trouble codes: P2178 (Long term fuel trim load bank 1 21ad), P0089 (Fuel pressure 2900), P0191 (Fuel pressure sensor 2800).
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