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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAAM5345Y
Greetings Bmw guru's. I have one that has me stumped. Vehicle came in with no power and a fault for inlet camshaft sensor and misfires. Replaced inlet camshaft sensor and also replaced oil filter housing gasket. Found a leak in the intake and repaired. Now the...
2006 BMW 530i 3.0L 4-5 shift VIN: WBANE73516
Took trans apart looked good did complete rebuild I steel have the same code 4f8a ratio monitoring gear shift 4-5 can someone help me. Thanks
2008 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0i 3.0L Starter VIN: 4USBU33538
Intermitantly will not crank(no clicking) and then just start,checked battery and good,checked power to s terminal of starter and found that when starting getting full 12v,but when acts up only has .059v.checked all fuses and grounds.checked if recognizing key...
2001 Other European octavia 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: TMBCE41U21
Hi to all reading this. This vehicle came to the workshop with the MIL on. the owner has mentioned that prior to bringing it in, the car had an o2 sensor fitted by another garage because it had failed. This is a MAF engine - AQY engine code. VW 2 litre. Loo... Trouble codes: P, 0172 (system too rich)

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1990 BMW 325i 2.5L wiper motor VIN: WBABB230XL
The motor will come out without taking the blower or linkage out.I shoved the plastic cover hard into the left corner of plenum dropped the crank and was able to get all three motor bolts out.Thanks anyway Kevin
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5347Y
I'm closing this as I haven't been able to get the vehicle back yet. I'm excited to try several recommendations. Mostly to check the vacuum on the crankcase with the self made manometer. I think there are several presumptions that I have to make about the vehi... Trouble codes: P1188, P1189.
2008 BMW 128i 3.0L topcustomer pulled VIN: WBAUL73558
Thanks for the help. I am guessing the battery went dead during this event, so the windows do not work as well as having the top problem. THE FIX replace solenoid valve ( #2) in pump forcing the top with the ignition on caused the valve to get very hot. repl...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WVWVD63B24
replaced 4 pieces, 1 the PCV 2 the Breather from oil housing to PCV 3 the Hose from PCV to Intake and the PRV pressure rebulating valve on the top of engine. Engine runs awesome Customer is amazed. Thanks so much guys... Also never really thought about the PC... Trouble codes: P0300.
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