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1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAGC8314M
Hi all, I have this problem car 750 v12. The car came in running in limp mode and misfiring. It was running on most cylinder except cylinders 9 and 12. You could not drive it over 25mph and it would not rev past 2500. I figured it would still rev and drive wit...
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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANA535X4
Customer came in with check engine light and stated that the vehicle ran rough. Was unable to duplicate running rough condition. Had code 28B6 Inlet camshaft mechanical fault. Customer returned 1 week later, installed rebuilt VANOS unit to address DME code. Cu... Trouble codes: 28B6, 27A0, 2F9A, 28C4, 28C3
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Surge, VIN: WDBHA22EXS
Vehicle belongs to an older woman who keeps car well maintained. Vehicle will intermittently exhibit loss of power while cruising or under acceleration. Feels like vehicle is starving of fuel. I replaced fuel filter could not blow through it at all. Thought I ...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPL71K59
This issue is persistent in the fact that we have done all work related to the repair of this problem. This engine has 2 pressure sensors. One on the back of the engine and one on the shock tower right side. Both of these sensors have been replaced. We also re... Trouble codes: P047B
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L ac VIN: YV1KS9605T
Vehicle came in for no a/c and then replaced hi pressure switch on condenser all appeared ok at time of releasing and came back next day with complaint of flashing a/c lamp and no heat. Pull codes and retrieve 111 and system working ok untill move left dial of...
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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L driver's door window VIN: WBAWC33557
well,the car is fixed and everyone is happy.before I tell what was wrong I had a couple of thoughts to share with the younger guys and let them know what to look forward to when the years go by. Back in the day a job like this would come in and I woul...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Misfire
Replaced intake gasket and helped but still has slight miss at idle .Customer decide to pick it up and bring back later for more diagnostics.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.5L Coolant VIN: WDBPJ76J35
Thank you to all who replied on this vehicle. Customer has taken car and says he will return at a later date for further diagnosis. Appreciate all your help and will let you know what I find should we see this vehicle in the future. Thanks again, Dave
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WV2EE0709S
Well it seems to be time to break out the labscope, and check all inputs to see if pcm is indeed controling the iac. The owner declined any further repairs.Thanks for all your input. Trouble codes: 523 (intake air temp), 519 (map), 758 (secondary air injection).
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2006 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, lean VIN: 9BWDE61J86
Thanks to everyone for the help...I ended up taking the pcv valve off and found out it was getting stuck intermittently so we replaced it and no more misfires on start up!!! It wasn't good the first start up but after the second one it has been good for a coup... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0171.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Unknown VIN: 3VWRF71K26
This is a tough one. Believe or not when vibration happen, we jack up the engine, vibration gone & misfire counts gone on scanner. We end up replace the right side engine mount. Customer drove the car for 3 days, no more complaint. We call this one fix, thank ...
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L engine VIN: WVWJK73C09
thank you all the people out there who cares,got my ass kicked the rear problem was electrical sub harness lower left hand side was not clipped in all the way,got fooled by different spec readings for oil pressure,the oil icon would not light the dashboard unt...
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Loss of power VIN: YV1SZ58D62
GOT THE CAR BACK. REPLACED THE CONNECTORS WITH THE GOLD PINS. GETTING THEM WAS A STORY IN IT'S SELF. ROAD TEST THE CAR FOR 3 DAYS. IT RAN FINE. I DON'T WANT TO CALL IT FIXED AS IT CAN RUN FINE FOR QUITE A WHILE. IF IT HAPPENS AGAIN IT CAN BECOME THE DEALERS H... Trouble codes: P2127.
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