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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, power loss VIN: WBABJ6323R
Greetings BMW Masters. This 325i came to our shop with the complaint of power loss over 3500rpm. On hard accel it pulls strong to approx 3500 rpm then abrubtly loses power and will not rev up to even 4000 rpm at full throttle even in first gear. It feels as if... Trouble codes: 42 (road speed sensor/ knock sensor 2)
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2006 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0i 3.0L no power on fuse 32 VIN: 4USBU33556
Customer complain gear light on for transmission.Pulled car in shop all lights on dash was on and no power steering. Pulled codes had no communication in dme,tcm, steering angle,etc.Checked all fuses all was good except fuse 32 no power or ground. Went to wiri...
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L windshield washer VIN: 3VWLL7AJ1B
Windshield washers inop. This car does not have headlamp washers. All-data does not show a decent wiring diagram for this system. Wipers do work normally. I cannot find any blown fuses on the vehicle. From what I can tell, the washer pump should have volts to ...
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1995 Volvo 850 T-5R 2.3L abs VIN: YV1LS5712S
Vehicle came in with ABS and tracs warning lights on After cleaning and checked rear wheel sensors those codes don't come back after test driving but 4-2-3 cannot be erased All fuses power supply and grounds are ok Only thing that's left acording to vida is fa...
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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...
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L steering column VIN: YV1VS29553
Hello, I replaced the stabilizer bar bushings on a 2003 volvo s40 in which the subframe dropped approximately 2 inches. I could barely fit a 2x4 piece of wood between it and after I installed everything, as I was driving it on the alignment rack, I noticed the...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L engine VIN: WDBCA35EXM
After replacing the thermostat with a BEHR unit the customer felt the the out put OK,I suspect there is still a problem with the heater valve, we have not had any real cold weather, so she may be back. Thanks for the help.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L auxiliary fans VIN: 4JGAB54E5W
Hello, techs..thankyou for your help. The problem was a bad AAM module. Custormer finally told me his story, the battery was out of charge, and he charged the battery without disconnecting the cables and made a mistake he connected in a wrong way the battery c...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Drive belt VIN: WMWRE33405
Thanks to all who took the time to post. The Gates belt tool really helped out. Not sure if I'll ever need it again but I have it if I do. I found 2 problems by using the tool. The alt. was not straight and the supercharger pulley was sticking out to far. Ther...
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2006 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED59G76
Thanks to everyone who offered input on this case. My original concern was not being sure that the combustion detection signal from the new OE ignition cassette was okay. The fault code 1312 was not current when the car came to me but was intermittent. I just ... Trouble codes: P1312 (Combustion detection circuit open or short to power cyls 12).
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2008 Volkswagen Passat Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWUK73C98
Well after a week of tearing out what little hair I have left the car is back on the road. The best I can figure is that the tech working on the car rushed through some vidal steps. 1. Timing belt was off a tooth it looked like it was on but when the belt wa... Trouble codes: P0016.
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