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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L oil pressure VIN: WBAEV33483
Has anyone had this issue? I have an 03 325i sedan in the shop. It came in for an oil filter housing repair. After repairs were made and car was started, the idle is very rough and the oil pressure light is flashing in the dash. Everything is plugged in. All h...
2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WBAEV53413
Hi Guys, I only resort to posting when I have a real challenge. So here it goes. This high mileage 330 has a MAJOR power issue under load. NO CODES stored, besides a misfire on #5 sometimes.The 'butt test' tells me its choking, seriously (its that even, not bu...
1997 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Crank no start VIN: SAJPX1141V
Vehicle came in with a inop gas pedal. The vehicle would start but could not change the engine RPMs with the gas pedal. I diagnosed that the throttle body was sticking. I replaced the throttle body. This is when my problem started. The vehicle will now crank b...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air door VIN: SALME11494
Cust. complaint is he can hear fan, but no air comes out anywhere. Every time it comes in,it has numerous codes for flap motors and AUC sensor. I have never been able to duplicate the cust. complaint, although I have been able to set codes for footwell flap an...
2003 Maybach 57 5.5L glove box
Don't know who else to ask. It seems so simple and yet... I can't open the glove box. Lock has failed. I would love to just take apart the dash but everything is big $$ if I break something. Anyone got a tip for me??
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67E0S
Hello Benz techs, I'm familiar with this 129 body's. I haven't mess with this in a while,This is a clean low miles well maintained car 53k miles. Engine Harness is new.I have replaced in 2011 the throttle ECU with a used one. I don't remember the problem. The ... Trouble codes: 030 (P001E No communication with accelerator pedal control module EA N41)
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG 5.5L No Start VIN: WDDDJ76X46
Vehicle came in with no start issue when cold. No signal to fuel pump when not starting. Tried relay still issue. Tried rear sam unit still No start when cold. Eventually will get signal after couple cranks... Any help much appreciated.
1966 Volkswagen Beetle 1.3L Poor Idle Quality
We have this 66 Beetle that is super clean! I rebuilt the carb 30 PICT2... It doesn't have any electric solenoids on it. At idle it sounds okay, and runs pretty good, but when I turn the idle mixture screw in or out, it doesn't seem to affect the idle quality ...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L No Start VIN: 9BWDE61J73
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this sweet gem that was towed in after being worked on by a mobile mechanic and the customer himself. The vehicle developed a no start condition. The mobile mechanic has put in a crank sensor and a fuel pump and fuel p...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire VIN: 3VWSR29MX4
Vehicle came in running rough, check engine light on. Scanned for codes P0201 injector 1 circuit. Check resistance of # 1 injector at main plug at cylinder head. Couldn't find proper spec so just tested resistance of other 3 injectors and they were all the sam... Trouble codes: P0201 (Injector 1 circuit)

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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L Steering VIN: WBANB33575
hello group since i couldnt get the scanner to zero steering..i went ahead and took it to the dealer,,,ended up being a flauty steering control module 132-43-6-772-742 and column steering switch [...] repair was over 2k ..when i picked it up steering ligh...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1742S
Well this one is fixed!!! After a couple of replies about cheap aftermarket coils. I racked my brain thinking at one point the customer mentioned that he had the codes read at Autozone awhile back. Only once had the car popped up with a cylinder 1 misfire code... Trouble codes: P1192, P1194, P1191, P1790 (Throttle position sensor Code was in trans module not ecu).
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L inoperative VIN: SAJJA42CXY
Vis a vis the last reply as to oil level, it was the 1st thing I checked; it was full. The problem was fixed by releasing the oil to flow without pumping when I manually lowered the top. Once the top was down, I regained response to the up/down button. The top...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L srs VIN: WDBRH81J74
The me showed no faults. The seats wipers windows ac radio all work as well as the key fob too. I've seen overcharging disable those systems.As I mentioned the alternator had been replaced somewhere else & a non Bosch unit but it was charging normally. Un...
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L transmission VIN: WP0CA2992T
Finally had some time over memorial day to get back on working with this 993... gave the trans a nice push after it sat half in for over a week and BAM...sucker slide right in.
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L ignition VIN: WP0CA2981W
Found alarm module under driver seat was sitting in water. Replaced module and key head with it and sent to the dealer for coding. Will post an update when we hear back.
2008 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L terminal 15 VIN: WP1AB29PX8
Kept my meter hooked up and started pulling on the harness. Found the connection under the dead pedal, like I had read on the net was at fault. They are two wires side by side that are soldered together and then taped over. There were 3 splices there that l...
1989 Volkswagen Vanagon Carat 2.1L ignition no spark VIN: WV2YB0257K
The module was under rear seat as you said. confirmed bad & now trying to locate one. Thanks for all the help!
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