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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Right Window VIN: WBABM3345Y
Intermittently the passenger window on this coupe will roll down a little ways with the switch and then if you pull the switch up to close the window it just goes down further. If you pull it to the auto up position it will auto down all the way and will remai...
2006 BMW M5 5.0L throttle actuator VIN: WBSNB93506
Hello BMW techs, i have here a guys shopping around over the phone, I figure is slow today and would be nice to know for future reference. He claims he needs a throttle actuator: dealer price is $1040 retail I have exhausted all avenues trying to get exact lab...
2006 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on, Limp Mode VIN: WBSNB93546
Hello BMW techs, This M5 come from an auction, on the way home the car went in to limp mode DSC message on. Wrote all the codes down, cleared them, drove it for 10 minutes, parked it. Half hour later up on restart the 2B15 come back. Throttle valve actuator ba... Trouble codes: 5E19, 2B15
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L a/c VIN: WDBHA28E8S
came in on 90 degree day blowing about 80 degrees from the vents. Evac and recharged the system to the correct capacity high pressure is good, low pressure was around 65psi, still blowing 80 degrees. replaced the expansion valve. today is about 75 degrees outs...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L dash lights/tag lights VIN: WDBJF25H7X
i've got this 99 e300 diesel that came in with inoperative dash backlights/ac control backlights/tag lights. found 7.5a dash/tag light fuse blown in left side dash fuse box. put in new fuse; blows shortly after headlights turned on. checked wiring to tag light...
2008 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Turbo VIN: WVWFV71K38
Vehicle has code p0299/00665 for turbo underboost. No real "chart" in alldata or mitchel to follow. Normal power noted on test drive. All Vacuum hoses to boost control ok. All intake hoses and CAC appear ok. Boost pressure shows 960 mbar at idle, and goes u...

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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Timing VIN: WBAFB33591
I adjusted timing with the right M62 timing kit at all went well.
2009 BMW 328i 3.0L Radio VIN: WBAWV13579
Thank you guys for your replies. I double checked everything to make sure its a radio problem: 1) Supplied alternative power and ground , 2) Disconnected MOST nods and looped them, 3) Disconnected CAN to make sure that there is no hidden message that tells rad...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Pcm VIN: SAJDA03P02
Hello and thanks to all. This turned out to be a disscreptency between to repair programs, Mitchell was showing that the idle motor relay was PCM #1 and Alldata showed it to be in a different place same box. swapped relays and all is good. The customer was abl...
2005 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: SAJWA82C95
Thank you again for all the great information. After cleaning the fuel injectors & fuel rail service, the lean codes have not returned. Also ended up replacing the oil dip-stick "o-ring" and the lower oil-fill cap "o-ring". The car runs great, We advise the cu... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1), P0174 (System lean bank 2).
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Compressor VIN: WDB2030611
Hello Friends. Finally I got success on this. After reading a lot of pages on the internet I found a TSB with my complaint, it said that check the EIS module, that is the module for keys, in the software of this module there is a zone that has communication w...
2004 Porsche Boxster S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CB29874
Smoke tested exhaust and found the heathers to be cracked, replacing the cats fixed the problem.Found a great way to test for clogged head ports using magnehelic gauge, if hooking the gauge to heather test ports and activating the secondary air short test yo... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492.
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L engine speed sensor VIN: YV1CZ91H54
A BIG Thank You George and Matt you guys nailed it the starter was the fix.. Thanks to all that replied ... IATN Rocks...Dave...
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