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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L engine replacment VIN: WBAGL63432
I am about to r&r engine on this jewel. My question is about the coolant pipe.Would I be better to replace it with the OE style pipe since the engine is out or use the expanding pipe,which I have used before.If I do the OE pipe can I just pull timing cover and...
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBABS334X3
We installed an engine in the car. The car was not running before so we don't know any history. As soon as you start it sets a 97 code in the trans for CAN brake signal. The car seems to drive fine and shift fine. I cant find any info in Mitchell or on the web...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Dme VIN: 5UXFB33513
I have a 2003 x5, check engine light on. I have no comm with the DME. I can read all other computers just no DME. car runs and drives. I have removed the DME and openned it to see if I could see any burn marks on the board. None found. Reinstalled DME and chec...
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1445W
have a truck that wont crank the security system is in lock down . the remote key was lost by the last shop 2 years ago and the car has been sitting two years then it was towed to my shop. i understand the ecu and the body control have to be reset to each othe...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L compressor VIN: WDB3642381
Hello Friends, I need a little help on this one. The air condition control module on the dashboard has the light on all the time in the EC button, the auto button doesn´t do anaything, only the blower works on speeds. I scann the vehicle and no codes are displ...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L door lock VIN: 4JGBF71E18
Hello, got a 2008 GL450 with some issues with the left rear door lock actuator. The actuator WILL unlock but WILL NOT lock. Initially thought it was the latch assembly (which comes with actuator, latch, exterior door handle mechanism all in one) because we w...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L convertible top
Pulled a B1010 code with my Tech2 for the convertible top on this Saab. Code only states malfunctioning sensor but doesn't say which one. Zero info on Mitchell,AllData, and Identifix for this code. Convertible top is inoperative and this is the only code. Any ...
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2005 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD79Y35
So we have p2138 which is a plausibility fault between circuit 1 and circuit 2 of the pedal position sensor. This car was brought in after having the pps replaced at another shop. We have also replaced a number of these for this fault in the past with great ... Trouble codes: P2138
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L cam timing VIN: WV2NB47022
we are rebuilding this engine and we had the head and block both surfaced. the cam timing is off a little. I'm not sure if this will set and engine light. I have done several of these and the cam timing was right on. Is there any way to adjust the timing. This...
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2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Air conditioning VIN: YV4CN59226
After replacing obvious leaking evaporator Seems like there's no circulation in the AC system, Compressor does not start but does run when by passing Still no components in AC system get cold Any help is appreciated Thanks!
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Extended Crankng VIN: WBAVB13566
Hey folks, this one is fixed and should have been a slam-dunk Crankshaft position sensor, as many of you stated. It boiled down to technician errors. New sensor and broke the connector. repaired connector but crossed pins 1 & 3. Appeared to zap the sensor a... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit A Malfunction).
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L valve train VIN: WBAVB73517
Thanks to everyone who offered help on this one. Our customer declined the repairs on this and we reassembled the engine. This is after scoping the cylinders there was scuffing found on the cylinder walls. We had already discussed either tearing the engine dow...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY12422
Thanks go to Nicolas & Eric as smoke testing exposed a pretty severe vacuum leak on the left bank (1) with a steady stream of smoke blowing out the back of the intake manifold gasket area and upon removal it was observed that some of the sealing material for c... Trouble codes: 0E, 27 (Adaptive mixture correction TRA bank 1), 0E, 35 (Adaptive mixture correction TRA bank 2).
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