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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L rear suspension VIN: 5UXFA13515
almost a year now, this X5 has been squeaking on the left rear suspension at first both sides would squeak, I took apart all the bolts and there is one that mounts the knuckle to the lower arm its bout 14" long. that bolt was rusty I cleaned the heck out of it...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Maintenance lii VIN: SALJY1244W
I need help to reset the maintenance light on this Land Rover. I was told that you can reset by removing the temper-proof label to reveal access hole on the control unit located behind passenger side kick panel, above bank of relays. I pulled out the control u...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L oil pressure VIN: SALTY15432
Hello everyone. I just replaced head gaskets and timing cover gasket. Also replace timing chain and gears while I was in there. Engine was leaking coolant from head gaskets and timing cover, engine is spotless inside- no sludge. Now I have very low oil pressur...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Oil Filter Housing VIN: WDBFA66E5M
Hi Guys;I have got this old 500SL that came in with no oil filter in it!It has what i seem to remember as a bypass filter in the bottom of the housing (about 25mm tall with metal plates top and bottom.The space for a filter is about 65mm and all the filters th...
2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Luxury 3.0L Check Lite VIN: WDDGF5EBXA
This car kept throwing the code E2326 - The engine off time has an implausible value. And this will bring up check lite, i have tried to look for a cure to this but to now avail, when i clear the system it goes but for some time it will come again, I want to...
2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L No Start VIN: WPCA2999XS
Customer brought car in after another shop replaced the fuel pump and the fuel pump relay. I connected a fuel pressure gauge and road tested the vehicle. Vehicle ran fine and customer has only complained about the hot restart which I can duplicate every time. ...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S83
About to rip my head off on this one. Purchased car had like 12 codes, worked on all of them, now down to these two, and at this point Im more worried about P1312 since its obd and car cant pass emissions. (If the two codes are not related since I see relay fe... Trouble codes: P1312 (Ionization Signal Implausible sooted spark plugs.), P1682 (Plausability fault between voltage feed from 15 and main relay)
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M33
This VW came in with check engine light on and complaint of noisy engine.It had a P0011 for intake cam over advanced and a PO328 for knock sensor1,also PO333 for knock sensor 2.The engine sounded noisy under the valve cover at idle.The oil light never came on.... Trouble codes: P0012 (Intake cam over retarded), P0328, P0333, P1325 (knock control cyl 1), P1327 (knock control cyl 3)
2011 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGD7AJ5B
Has anyone come across these cold start timing and idle codes.thought for sure car had jumped time.removed upper cover rotated engine several times till colored links lined up-ok replaced crank/rpm sensor replaced cam adjuster. Trouble codes: P150A, P0011 (Cam position over advanced), P052A, P050A, P0300 (Misfires cyl 234)

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2005 BMW 525i 2.5L no crank VIN: WBANA53575
hey thanks for all the input guys. George from British Columbia thank you...you nailed it on the head. unplugged the ibs and restored communication to all modules on pt can network. car started right up!!! for those who do not know what an ibs is its called th...
2008 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L throttle body VIN: 5UXFE835X8
The bmw is fixed, it needed to program thethrottle body, I had the dealer programmed it , thanks to all who tried to help me.
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L egr VIN: WDBUF70J65
Hi, great thanks to everyone responding! A new egr valve took care of the problem. Vehicle is now smogged and ready to go!
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L convertible top
The trick to the Saab convertible top if you have a Tech2 and a Saab software card is to manually put the top down. The Tech2 will try to put the top up and in the Data list it will blink the parameters of the sensors that are not reading properly. Haven't ...
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