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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13535
Under normal (50% tp or less) code never sets. If you accelerate at wot the light comes on at 6k rpm and p302 sets and the pcm disables the fuel injector. The misfire is never felt, only felt when the pcm disables the injector. Pull over and cycle the key and ... Trouble codes: P0302
2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME11465
Not sure what the description for P1173 & P1170 are. I get different descriptions depending on what scan tool or who you talk to. I think there upstream fuel trim faults? Trouble codes: P1173 (O2 Sensor Fault Aging downstream fuel trim B2), P1170 (O2 Sensor Fault Aging downstream fuel trim B1), P0151 (02 Sensor Upstream Bank 2 Circuit Fault), P1615 (Elec T/Stat circuit Fault)
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L evaporator VIN: 4JGAB54E4X
alldata shows 20 hours for evap core. seems high. just looking for some labor time from someone who has done this job before. I know alldata shows 8 hours for just the temp door motor which takes an hour so not really trusting that time. thanks
2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FH51U96
Good afternoon . I am unable to find any infomation from ALLDATTA, SHOPKEY or Direct-hit for this problem. Intermittantly car goes into limp mode and set diagnostic code po234 for turbo over boost condition . please help , i need a flow chart or any other help... Trouble codes: P0234
2007 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWLK73C67
Check engine light for knock sensor 2 is continuous problem. Comes back on always within 15 miles. Replaced both knock sensors. Inspected belt tensioner and removed high pressure fuel pump and checked for wear on cam lobe and tappet. Have factory VW diag compu... Trouble codes: P0333
2011 Volkswagen Jetta SEL 2.5L oil pressure VIN: 3VWLX7AJ0B
Low oil pressure light on at idle. Remove low oil pressure switch and install mechanical gauge. On initial start, I have 20-30 psi @ idle until I rev the car up and return to idle then it drops to almost 0 psi. It has new oil and filter in it, and I removed th...

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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Brake Pedal VIN: WAUEF78E58
first I would like to thank all of you who took time to offer help. unfortunately the problem had nothing to do with master cylinder or abs, no air in system. The problem was the r/r caliper had internal damage. I pumped e-brake up r/r did not hold even thoug...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L brakes/steering? VIN: WDBBA48D0J
Thanks for the overwhelming responses. I must have had a brain fahrt. I completely forgot about the sub frame bushings. A large majority of the replies suggested them and you were right. Other suggestions were control arm bushings, ball joints and swaybar moun...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Heater VIN: WDBCA35D7K
The factory heater valve [with new mono valve] fixed the vehicle. I should have listened to most of you from the start. I thought that I had isolated the valve and decided that it wasn't the problem.Wrong! Thanks for all your help. Tom [...]
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWPL71K09
The fix was to replace the fuel filter. Like I stated, I had replaced it @56k miles but checking the service schedule after reading the replies, it stated that the fuel filter should be replaced every 20k miles. The filter had a lot of fine, short hair-like f...
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