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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBAHC2316L
Custumer complains of vehicle stalling and does nnot stay on checked fuel psi and does not hold pressure replace pump holds psi know but still stalls and surges
2010 BMW 328i 3.0L Auxiliary Port VIN: WBAPH7G54A
Auxiliary / USB port is inoperative. Does any body know if there is a separate fuse for this circuit?
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 4JGAB54EXX
Owner is complaining of large amount of grayish white smoke after driving car for approximately 30 minutes and either taking off from a stop or upon restarting car. He also said car is consuming oil. We performed the repair for oil consumption as per the previ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L limp mod VIN: WDBTK75J45
Hello everyone This CLK 500 came in on the flat Bed Customer said " It wont go over 20 mph ! " Got in the shop hook up the scanner to it and Code P0778 open Brake Control Solenoid Sweet Hard engagement in Rev and Drive also Call the dealer they said they got 1...
2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, limp mode VIN: 4JGCB65EX6
Car came in with a high idle, we found hole in imtake and replaced the intake manifold assembly After repairs we reset the fuel trims with our snap on Verdict but the car will only drive a short distance normal and then has little to no accelerator response un... Trouble codes: 5026 (snap on scan code)
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Reverse Gear VIN: 3VWSE69M64
12/03 Jetta 1.8T 5 speed Automatic (09A) Costumer complaining car has no reverse, transmission has been rebuilt by unknown shop. Test drove car, driving forward was driving perfect, hit all shifts, no weird noises, no problem driving forward ans sure enough n...

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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L Ibs VIN: WBAVT13596
Customer declined further diagnosis and repair. Car left without fix. Thank you all that replied.
2005 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22235
Well, as it turns out it may have been more basic than we thought. After testing everything multiple times and finding nothing amiss we decided to reprogram the ECM. Prior to reprogramming used the Autologic function "reset adaptives" didn't say that it... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle speed stepper control), P1475, P0174.
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L ABS module VIN: WVWRH63B84
Thanks to all for helping out , a used Bosh control module worked and was able to Log in and Code it with Snap On Modis on Expert Mode , luckily was able to retrieve log in and coding info from old Bosh unit . Give credit to Ross-Tech for posting how to video ...
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