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2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANF73536
Vehicle has check engine light, sometimes will stall, when hot started, idle will fluctuate and b rough(almost misfire) po171 and 174 repeat very soon after driving. We replaced all the tubes hoses etc for crankase ventilation, as we had low vacuum reading in ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174

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1990 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L upshifting VIN: SAJTW4842L
Thanks to all who replied. The unanimous advice was that the vacuum to the modulator was missing. I had checked it from the top and seen it was connected, but it never occurred to me that something could have happened to it at the modulator. I checked, and sur...
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No Power, 40mph max VIN: WD3PF4CC5A
We had released the vehicle hoping they would drive it and report back, but it is not in service at present (commercial van, they just don't need it right now) so I don't know if it is fixed or not, So I will close this post as a "not fixed". Here's what I l... Trouble codes: 15020.
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L upper shaft bearing VIN: WP0EB0918E
Thank you all for your help. Because of necessity to return the vehicle to the customer, I took a members advise and cut the bearing out with a Dremel tool and many ,many, bits. Even with a 1/4" relief, the bearing still had to be freed with a hammer and chise...
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