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2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L instrument clutster VIN: WBXPA93406
Hello everyone happy thanks giving. Thank you everyone for takin a look at my help request. This bmw came in for no start issue.diagnosed and found that ews needed to be re-program and align. Now car starts and drives but it's got some crazy electrcal problems...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L 4-5 shift and downshift VIN: SAJEA51D13
Hello, We have this x-type jaguar 2.5l that has a hard shift at times. The transmission does not slip and the hard shift occurs mostly when downshifting as you join a freeway for example, seems like when it shifts from 4-3. Also, it will kind of 'drop' in to 5...
2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Unknown VIN: SALSH23439
Hi Group, Transmission seems to work fine in all aspects except for upshifting back in to 4th gear after kickdown.Upshifts perfectly from a dead stop but if you kickdown in 4th gear,trans downshifts into 3rd but doesn't upshift into 4th when throttle is relea...
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL550 5.5L fans,blower VIN: WDBSK71F88
Group this car came as a tow in.I don't know what the tire shop did which is scary. I can not get an signal on the a/c control head and fans outside and blower run constantly. I scanned and have no voltage signal on the driver side sam. I checked my Mitchell a...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L excessive smoke from exhaust after replacing PCV VIN: WVWEK93C16
car came in with a very rough idle. I could hear the PCV valve( recirculating valve) leaking vacuum, I test-drove it and had plenty of power,good turbo boost, (no smoke) but terrible idle. I replaced the PCV valve with original dealer valve with the latest u...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1997 BMW 840Ci 4.4L power mirror VIN: WBAEF8321V
Hi every one another one is fixed ,your pdf wiring files was very helpful, thank you Stephan, Cedric ,Ronny problem was seat memory module. thanks
2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L Starting VIN: WBAHN83576
gained access to the cas module connector to verify good power and ground. power and ground were good. was in the process to access the data line between the cas and dme. noticed I had corrosion in the dme connector removed the dme and spayed connectors out wi...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWXB81H8V
Thank you to all the iATN members that took the time to try to help resolve the issue on the 97 Jetta. I went over my Uncle's work and found that he had fixed the wiring to the air pump relay correctly, and when I jumpered the PCM power wire to the air pump... Trouble codes: P1452, P1450 (Sec AIR shorted to B).
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Overheats VIN: 3VWDC21C51
Everyones replies were very helpful. We tried everything mentioned. The heat did not blow warm and radiator was not heating up even when scan tool showed very hot. Solved this by putting a dealer waterpump in. Original waterpump was a Geba and the waterpum...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 3VWRF31K76
Thanks guys, the overwhelming response was NO! Upon closer inspection I could see that the cylinder head was different, Got the BGP engine and it's going in today. Stay with the code!
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWRL7AJXA
Thanks for all the great responses. We swapped the glow plugs to verify glow plug/ pressure sensors were working. the misfire did not move we did a compression test to verify the engine was good. All tested good so we decided it was an injector problem. The in...
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