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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on, trans fail safe VIN: WBAFB33571
X5 will go into Trans fail safe mode, at idle in gear, or when driving in town, I noticed that with the ABS controller unplugged it will be perfect. We sent out he module to be repaired, but it still has the same problem, I can only communicate with the TC...
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRC33495
Hello Again,I have this Mini Cooper towed in the shop belongs to a friend of mine which is inspite of telling her that I dont have experience on this cars she still insisted that she wants me to try at least,which I did.It came in no start condition,cranks but...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L timing VIN: WMWMF73567
Hello, I am working on 2007 mini cooper S (turbo) it was brought in for another shop Diag of #3 burnt valve which is what I found on a intake valve on cylinder three. I used a BMW tool to lock crankshaft and camshaft in timing via tool. I removed the cam sprok...
2011 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Battery VIN: WMWZG3C57B
Vehicle arrived with customer complaint of battery dying overnight. Checked for parasitic draw on battery, found approx. 3.2A draw on battery. Let vehicle sit for 30 minutes and still has 3.2A draw. Vehicle attempts to enter sleep mode after approx. 2 minutes ...
2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWUK73C98
Were putting the head back on due to a burnt valve. We are getting P0016. I found out my tech over tightened the bolt for the phaser and broke it but didn't know it. Started car would not start we found the bolt that holds the phaser broken along with the pi... Trouble codes: P0016
2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L no communication VIN: YV1SW53D71
Car came in when inspection station could not communicate with ecm. Plugged in with autologic and could not communicate with any module. Car starts and drives fine with no warning lights. Tried two other scanners and still no communication. Ohmed data lines fr...
2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Drivers blend actuator VIN: YV1RH59248
This may get long winded but here goes. Vehicle arrived with a myriad of communcation codes. Cleaned and tightened loose grounds from Central Electronics Module, and most seem to be fixed. Only complaint remaining is that the drivers side vents won't blow warm...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2005 Smart Fortwo Passion .8L gear position sensor VIN: WMEAK00F85
Thanks for those who gave me valuable input. This fix for this was a simple re-cal. I have done that with my scanner and no more issues as of yet. CHEERS!
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Steering Wheel VIN: YV1KW9605T
I do appreciate all of the responses to our problem. after asking the customer to drive the vehicle for a few days while waiting for an replacement updated cooler line, the customer called to let me know that the issue was resolved. I believe it was strictly a...
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