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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53411
My fuel pressure is out of spec at 45 psi even with vacuum hose disconnected. Spec is 50 psi at idle and 60 psi with regulator disconnected.keeps popping lean codes at cruise.i can clamp the return line on the filter and fuel pressure goes up to 85 psi. I have...
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2010 BMW 328i 3.0L Radio VIN: WBAPH7G52A
When programming the footwell module using a DrewTech and BMW online programming we lost operation of the Radio-Cd-Satellite radio. The display on the radio had a strange dialog displayed regarding the satellite radio being inoperative. additionally we were un...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L 1-2shift VIN: WDBCA35D7G
trans id # 126270 90 01 [...] 679.trans shifts 1st to 4th.if manually shifted it is the same except you can feel a very slight change from 4th to 3rd.dropped valve body to check k1,k2 dampers and control valves are assembled correctly.the # 21 check ball...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L power window VIN: WDBPJ74J25
Battery went dead-trickle charged-rh power window will not reset code-code says k1.30b terminal low or no power. Live data rear window switches show operation but front master switch does not...all fuses good-where is the relay/circuit,need a wiring diagram fo...
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2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P78
Porsche and VW touareg techs please help! have 2008 v6 cayenne came in with poor idle and MIL illuminated, performed the listed repairs and still have the same code, P0674. code comes back almost immediately. The valve cover with built in pcv valve/oil separat... Trouble codes: P12A2, P0674
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on, Lean VIN: 3VWCD21Y83
More hair lost. I have a Beetle with a P0171 code setting. Upon checking fuel trims after client dropping off vehicle, short and long were both + or - 0 to 3. Normal at the time I checked it. Stayed the same throughout complete test drive cycle. Checked freeze... Trouble codes: P0171 (Running lean Bank 1)
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2012 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Unknown VIN: WVWGV7AJ7C
Hey guys happy holidays. Just trying to sort out this customer's issues. Says that the car stalled on him twice in 2nd gear, and that it's hard to shift gears when cold. This VW is pretty new, not much found in the usual places (Identifix, Alldata, TSB search,...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L oil pressure light VIN: YV1VS255XY
Car came in on the hook as a no start . Found that the water pump bearing had came apart and let the timing jump which bent valves. Removed head and sent to machine shop for a valve job. Got everything back together and started up and it runs fine but the oil ...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Heat VIN: WAULC68E04
Vehicle is fixed. New heater core. Tried flushing and bleeding the original one several times. would have heat for 5 minutes them would start cooling off. The heater core was the last thing to change. That fixed it. Have not had time to cut it open and look in...
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2006 BMW 530i 3.0L Overheat message on dash VIN: WBANE73556
Thanks for all the replies, after replacing the electric water pump the system went into bleed mode first try and have had no more O/heat problems. the operating temp stays in the 206 range.
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2008 BMW 335xi 3.0L High Beams VIN: WBAVD53598
Thank you ALL that replied. It turned out the vehicle needed the FRM module. It set a code 9CBB for short detected, After 50 key cycles with a shorted headlight will cause FRM module to lock out that particular circuit. We got FRM from BMW installed and progra...
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2008 Volkswagen Eos VR6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWDB71F88
Fixed and back on the road. Benjamin, William, Timothy, Nigel, Mike and Jeff were all correct in that what passes for the PCV valve is an integral part of the valve cover. We did attempt to disassemble the valve mechanism to see what happened but it's molded a... Trouble codes: 16452 (MAP/MAF Throttle correlation), 16485 (MAF Performance).
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