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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L starting VIN: WBAGG83471
it seems like what ever the draw is , is occurring at night, battery is dead in the morning and car does not start
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L Front End VIN: WBADT43423
I have this 03 BMW 525I, it has a loud repetitive rattle in the left front over bumps, thought for sure it was a worn out sway bar link, I unbolted the links, both sides. They are tight, not worn at all. Everything else seems tight as well.I am leaning toward ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L rear door locks VIN: WDBHA22E4T
The help of Mercedes guys would be very much appreciated.
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Drl VIN: WVGCM67L64
Hi does anyone know how we might shut off the DRL in this Tourage? We have VDS Software. It's messing with the aftermarket HID kit we are installing. Thanks George
2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 9BWGR61J66
This diesel Golf was brought to us and its drivability is garbage. Moving around in the parking lot is fine, but when you go to drive it on the street, it has absolutely no power, even with the gas pedal to the floor. It smokes really bad when you put a decent... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft pos.sensor circ. Range/performance), P0299 (Turbo charger underboost), P0131 (O2 sensor circ.bank 1-sensor 1 low voltage), P1178 (Linear oxygen sensor / pump current open circuit), P0243 (Turbocharger wastegate solonoid a), P2196 (O2 sensor signal stuck rich bank 1 sensor 1)
2008 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L coolant sensor VIN: 3VWHM71K48
have volts sensor ohms ok clear code light comes right back fans run all time car is on
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: YV1LZ56D7X
Car will run aces for anywhere from 1-2 hrs then go full rich and run terrible. Shooting black soot out of tailpipe and CEL lights with the codes I supplied. Occasionally it will throw codes for Faulty Signal from both 02 sensors. So far I have replaced the MA... Trouble codes: ECM26, ECM26

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2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L no communication VIN: WAUAC48H66
Thank you for all of your responses. The fix was the radio removed it and everything was restored. Thanks for all of your help.
1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Mechanical VIN: SAJHY1548K
Thank you for all the inputs, it turn out [...] fully engage the hydraulic pump in good rpm. We retap & resecure new bolt for the drive gear, full pressure back & brake assist work like a new car...
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Electronic VIN: SALAE25445
Thanks for all the help, especially to Jason. The next two sentences are excerpts from his replies. 'When the TCCM is replaced it must be programmed and it also calibrates the t-box clutches.' 'The only way I have ever programmed these is with a factory IDS/SD...
2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA29929
I'm calling it fixed. As of this writing the car has been running without fault. I've instructed the customer to keep current on oil changes. Trouble codes: 8113 (Valve Lift Adjustment Implausable Signal), 7501 (Bank2 Lambda Contol System too Rich), 0403 (Cyl 4 Misfire).
2007 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L oil consumption VIN: YV1MS39047
Thanks to all. We did check crankcase vacuum/pressure and it was OK. The customer by our recommendation decided to keep a log of the consumption to better know exactly what it is. i will re-post when we have a better solution. Thanks again!
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