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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Exhaust Vanos VIN: 5UXFA53592
Car came in originally for oil leaks. Resealed the oil filter housing to block, valve cover gasket, and the gasket for the front vanos unit. The valve cover gasket had turned into brittle plastic. I have taken one other vanos unit off before and replaced with ...
2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWML33549
At first it came in for the check engine and stall when starting cold. You would have to hold up the rpms to keep it running until it warmed up for a few minute. Checked out coolant temp sensor readings and it was at 210f when cold, when unplugged it went down... Trouble codes: 2ACB, 2A8B, 2F8E, 2A74
2010 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L front door windows VIN: WMWML3C53A
Thanks for any input . Car was dropped off with a slipping clutch . Replaced the clutch and now we do not have window function . The battery was disconnected during replacement (negative terminal only) . The windows were functional prior to replacement of clut...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L coolant VIN: WVWWH63B24
Greetings ladies and gentlemen: Customer has a concern of coolant loss but told me that it hasn't leaked all day. Checked for TSBs but none related to concern. Pressurized system when hot but found no leaks. Running while pressurized gave same results. Left m...
2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS53D21
So here is our dilemma. We were merely attempting to replace the inside rear view mirror on this vehicle and we were in a 3 day subscription with VIDA for another vehicle so it all seemed very doable and easy. We hooked up, read the vehicle got through all the...

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1997 BMW 318is 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABE7322V
All four replies where basically correct. When you remove the right rear wheel & inner fender panel the sensor is mounted on the fuel expansion tank. The real issue was a broken port on the expansion tank. After I informed the customer of the problem I was tol... Trouble codes: P0451 (Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor), P0340 (Cam Sensor), P1423 (Air Injection System).
2010 BMW 328i 3.0L Auxiliary Port VIN: WBAPH7G54A
Sometimes you have to check the basics.It ended up being a bad USB port after closely inspecting it. Tony was spot on. Thanks
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA51G3W
well the car has been gone about a week with no problem. after talking to identifix i removed the throttle body to do some wiring tests. the throttle body sits down in a hole and when i got in there a breather hose from the right rear valve cover to the thrott... Trouble codes: P1519, P1580.
2008 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG 6.3L Mixture VIN: WDDEJ77X18
I removed the intake & there's a valve part# 156 010 03 70 was leaking, install new one reset the adaptaion & that was it
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Surge VIN: WMWMF33557
Well so the oil flush has seemed to work.Though the customer would not step up for the updated valve cover and hoses. He'll be back:-) The car has not been back. Thanks for all the replies Trouble codes: P1047 (Vanos servomotor activation).
2008 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Door locks, windows, sunroof VIN: WMWMM33588
I think we should have gone with what Bill from Florida said and reflashed the FWM. I didn't actually read his post till now. We spent so much time on the vehicle...unplugged all doors one at a time including the rear door on the side and the clubman rear do...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L reverse 1-6 VIN: WVWAK73C76
Replaced the valve body, fixed issue. Thanks for everyones help.
2007 Volvo S60 R 2.5L overboost VIN: YV1RH52717
it seems the nipple on the turbo presure side was cracked so we repaired it and also replaced all the vacume lines. I know its been a couple weeks since this was posted but as of today it is repaired thanks again to all who helped.
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