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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: WBAAZ33474
first off this is an m56 sulev engine, very unique and from what ive read a real pain. This car came from another shop and they said it needed an engine. I put the plugs back in and fired it up. It was missing and smoking but seem to clear up at times. I broug...
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2008 BMW 650i 4.8L Cluster VIN: WBAEA53568
Hello guys, got this 08 650i, sporadic cluster goes crazy gauges go to full then dead, all lights turn on then goes black, 4 seconds later turns back on. the car also has sporadic mil on. I performed gt1 testing and found code: 2dcf instrument cluster fault no...
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2009 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L shift interlock solenoid VIN: SALME154X9
I pulled the shifter out of the shaft and removed the top part of the console that covers shifter. I found the wires for the shift lock solenoid were pinched under the shifter. I removed the shifter and repaired the wires but it still does not work. The red wi...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L power window VIN: WMWRE33443
Replaced both front window motors and regulators. Now the windows operate backwards. Is there any way to correct this without sending to the dealer? I have a launch and cardaq if that helps. Thanks
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L phone conection VIN: WBAVB735X7
Thank you very much for the replys. We will replace the tcm when the customer gets back from vacation in 3 weeks. I got a couple of responses that stated that they are a common issue.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Roof VIN: WDBSK75F13
fix: remove flap assembly, reset motor with SDS diagnostic, re-install flaps
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Airbags VIN: WDBNG84J34
The responses all agree that an Autologic or factory tool is needed to deal with this issue. I'll refer the customer to a shop with the necessary equipment. Thanks to those who replied.
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2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Wipers, Radio, Cluster VIN: WP1AA29P74
Thank you to everyone who offered help. After numerous hours of chasing this phantom gateway module we have decided to ask the customer to bring his car to the dealer. He did and very quickly they came to the same conclusion we originally did which was that th...
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1974 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Wiring VIN: 1332558666
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR THE HELP! AFTER CONFERRING WITH THE CUSTOMER, THE OPTION OF CUTTING ANY HOLES WAS PASSED. THIS CAR IS IN REALLY GOOD SHAPE, AND IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING DONE NICELY. THERE ARE NO MECHANICAL FASTENERS HOLDING THE HARNESS DOWN INSIDE ...
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