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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L inop fan VIN: WBAGN63433
Hi, all! 2003 beemer flagship with inop cooling fan- 3 wires, first wire big power .1v drop with 5 amp load, second big ground .2 v drop 5a load.--- third (small wire #4) control circuit to dme. This wire shows 12.9 volts plugged in backprobing, with fan comm... Trouble codes: 279D
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1244X
Originally found that the MAF sensor was contaminated due to a K/N filter. Cleaned it and reset the adaptive memory. Got the grams per second to improve from 3.2 to 5.0. Codes returned after 2 drive cycles. Find that the fuel trims are both within 4% and both ... Trouble codes: P1174 (P 1171 and P 1174. Lean fuel system Bank 1 2.), P1171 (P 1171 and P 1174. Lean fuel system Bank 1 2.)
2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33404
Has P2097 Post CAT 02 rich, clearing code moves it to Pending, after 2 key cycles code returns. 02 sensors have been replaced, adaptations have been reset manually through instrument cluster, adaptations would not reset with scan tool. Code returns even withou... Trouble codes: P2097 (Post Cat 02 rich)
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWRB81H4W
First, Thank You to those who took time to look at this help request. The starter was replaced about two weeks ago,(No Crank) but power at starter. Customer picked up vehicle a week later. Next day receive a call stating vehicle just died. I have no power at t...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Radio VIN: 3VWCM31Y35
I replaced the battery, which was a much more complicated job than I would have anticipated... These cars are fairly miserable to work on, but fortunately I don't see many. Anyway, the radio now displays "Safe 1000" and it needs to be coded before it will wor...
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 2.5 2.5L Noise VIN: WVWAR71K17
Good afternoon VW techs, got a good one here. Vehicle is making a loud rattling noise (similar to loose sway bar end link) when decelerating, sounds like drivers side front. Loudest between 1500-2800RPM. I've checked all the suspension, everything's tight, spr...

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2008 Volvo V70 3.2 3.2L power steering pump VIN: YV1BW98238
A water pump and water pump coupler fixed this car. personal thanks to Bruce who sent me a picture of the parts breakdown and also part numbers. The water pump was the failed part on this v70... it started to lock up and in doing so it tore up the coupler that...
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