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1987 BMW L7 3.5L Door locks VIN: WBAFG2413H
Owner describes in very precise terms the erratic, unexpected and spontaneous locking and less so, unlocking of the central locks when the car is being entered, exited or just beging to drive. The frequency of this occurrence is increasing. There are no remote...
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1997 BMW 840Ci 4.4L power mirror VIN: WBAEF8321V
Hi every one this car came in with no mirror working , cant find any possible way to get power mirror wiring diagram. If Any body have wiring diagrams on this car please help me. thank you all for being there.
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Abs VIN: WBAGN63545
This is a new customer. The customer's concern is the ABS warning light. I checked fault codes and there were way too many to list here so I will just go with the ABS/DSC related ones. 5EAD DSC Wheel speed sensor, left front, wrong type...5EE8 DSC Pressure sen...
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L headlamps VIN: 5UXFA13546
This car came in with the left headlight inop. Customer says it worked before going to body shop. Had numerous bulbs replaced, ignitor replaced, and module on bottom of lamp assm replaced. We initialised or coded(whatever it's called) and now all lights work w...
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2010 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFF0C59A
Help BMW techs! We need to find a known good gps reading for the mass air flow meter- there seems to be nowhere BMW publishes this info and we need it to continue troubleshooting an obscure drivability concern. Thanks everyone! Greg and crew
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L steering VIN: WDBUF65J74
When going around a corner the steering wheel will return slowly to the straight position after coming out of a turn.If you turn the steering wheel to one side then back up the steering wheel will return no problem. When thee car came in it did not have this p...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Intake VIN: 4JGBB86EX6
This car had a balance shaft issue. Did the repairs and got the all the codes cleared. It has had an intermittent smoking problem. There's oil in the crankcase vent valve line going into the intake. Is it possible that the oil separator is bad causing the cran...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L reverse VIN: WBABM5348Y
Thank you guys for all the input. The valve body was at fault, but due to the cost of the repair measured against the value of the car. The client declined the repairs. Thanks again for the quick and accurate responces.
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAAM5345Y
Thanks guys for all the help. It turned out to be a vacuum leak at the dipstick. Not sure why it didn't show up the first time I smoke tested it but when I went back over it the leaked reared its ugly head. I guess just one of those things. I really appreciate...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L turbo VIN: WBAWB73597
WE ENDED UP CHANGING THE REARWARD TURBO JUST BECAUSE IT WAS NOISY. AS FAR AS OIL CONSUMPTION CUSTOMER STILL HAS TO RETURN IN ORDER FOR US TO VERIFY THAT THE TURBO WAS THE ROOT CAUSE. IN MY OPINION I BELIEVE IT WAS PROBLEM. WILL KNOW FOR SURE WHEN CUSTOMER RETU...
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