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2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Flapping Noise VIN: WBXPC93407
Hello everyone and thanks for the input on this one. I have this 2007 BMW X3 that came in with an odd "flapping" noise from under the hood when the vehicle is in motion and gets to about 23 mph..it seems to increase as you speed up but its quite constant and o...
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Starter VIN: SALAD25475
While driving the door locks will cycle, the climate control drops out, then the radio/nav goes off. The hazard light begin to flash on the outside only. No indicator on the dash. The car will continue to run well and the charging voltage is at 13.95V. If you ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Airbags VIN: WDBNG84J34
SRS light is on, Snap-On scanner shows code 9077 - "VINs in SRS module and EIS module are not identical." Code clears but comes back on right away. I'm not familiar with this system, and neither my scanner nor AllData are shedding any light. Is there anything ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Cruise Control VIN: WDBRF40J24
C-class with no cruise control. No Codes. I verified the cruise control switch is operational - Actual values ok in SCM and ME. SCN coded ME & Tried a different set of wheels and tires but still no cruise. EZS is coded to reflect a manual transmission. No othe...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG 5.5L No Start VIN: WDDDJ76X46
Bad fuel pump relay again. Melted ground wire to pigtail. Has anybody ever replaced wiring harness to fuel pump relays or pigtail?? Any help appreciated! Thanks!
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2009 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Radio VIN: YS3ED49GX9
I'm trying to replace the radio/ cd changer head unit due to cd changer failure. On the older 9.5's I have always reprogrammed the VIN in Dice to the VIN of the donor car to divorce the replacement unit and then reprogram back to the original VIN to marry in t...
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1974 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Wiring VIN: 1332558666
Thank you in advance for any help with this. I have a 1974 beetle in my bay that the customer hooked a new battery up backwards in. Subsequntly, the wiring going from the rear of the passenger compartment to the engine was melted, with various wires melting to...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Compressor VIN: WAUDG74F75
THIS ONE IS FIXED. THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. AFTER FINDING OUT THAT THE COMPRESSOR WORKS ON A 12V MODULATED PULSE WIDTH I UNPLUGGED THE COMPRESSOR AND SHOT POWER DIRECTLY TO THE COMPRESSOR WHILE THE CAR WAS RUNNING. THE COMPRESSOR WORKED. PRESSURES WERE GOOD...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Right Window VIN: WBABM3345Y
Thank you to all who took their time to respond to this. Several said window may be binding. This car does not have pressure sensitive reversing function. You can stall all windows with your hand and they will not reverse. Sorry for the child's head. So t...
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L steering lock VIN: WBANE53546
steering lock fixed it. had to do some other stuff with the autologic to get it to come on line but all is now well. thanks for all the replies.
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L water pump VIN: WBAVB13576
Thank you all for the help. Yes I used a BMW Pump and proper coolant. Yes after filling with an air lift and manual venting I ran the venting routine twice. Seems although I cleared the code in fact the code didn't clear. I re cleared the codes and it has come...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Vario Roof VIN: WDBSK75F95
Thank you all for those took their time helping on this post. Received a replacement Vario hydraulic pump from the dealership in a sealed box, all functions works as it was designed including roll bar. And no there were no leaks at all anywhere. Oh and yes the...
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2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L ecm VIN: YS3FH46U97
IT'S FIXED! Ecm fixed it. As you fellow experts said the 06 ecm will not work AND you need to "divorce" the donor ecm. I received two from Goldwing and neither would program due to the donor ecm having newer software. When I tried to SPS the used module it...
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2006 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L blower fan VIN: YV1SW61226
replaced blower motor and controller and performed ccm upgrade. problem no longer present. thank you for the responses.
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