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2002 BMW M3 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WBSBL93432
Hi all, This M3 was in last week for a set of spark plugs. We found the #3 spark plug hole full of oil. Suspecting a valve cover gasket concern we rescheduled for replacement today. Upon closer examination we found a small freeze plug in the cylinder 3 spark ...
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Engine VIN: WBANA73594
2004 BMW 530i with a 3.L. Misfirs codes all cylinders and alot of smoke out tail pipe. I have changed the plugs and coil packs. I performed a compression check. 150-165psi. By all data that is within spec. I noticed cylinder 4,4 and 6 spark plugs are oil foule...
2005 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L convertible top VIN: 4USBT33525
Convertible top wont completely open or close in one motion like it should. From a closed position the top will open about the first foot then stops. from then it is sporadic. I found that it is losing power when it stops.(can hear the relay click and then no ...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJNV4842K
Good afternoon, I hope you Jag guys can point me in the right direction. Car came in running bad with no power. Has excessive emissions and seems to be dumping fuel to the point of rolling the idle and fouling spark plugs. Car starts on a dime but wont acceler...
2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Pure 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALVP2BG4D
Car was towed in died on the road- will only start and stall. can be throttle and will stay running longer very rich with black smoke and dies out. has good low pressure fuel supply and volume. I unplugged MAF and starts right up and runs perfect- sets only ... Trouble codes: P0258 (Injection pump fuel metering b low), P219F, P219A, P013A, P2066 (Fuel level sensor b circuit range), P0133 (Heated o2 exhaust gas o2 bank 1 sensor 1 slow response)
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Misfire VIN: WDBNG75J11
This car misfires under light load or at least it thinks it does. Customer brought it in a month ago and said he heard a rattling noise from the console area and the check engine light came on and it started running rough. Little did I suspect it would still b... Trouble codes: P0300
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L battery draw VIN: WMWRF33577
Hello, This Mini has become quite troublesome. There is a parasitic draw of 1.2 amps that requires removal of two fuses to bring it down to .02 Fuse 21 for "Instrument Cluster Control Module" and Fuse 24 for several systems: Siren w/tilt alarm sensor, rear lef...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Immobilizer VIN: 3VWSE69M03
Hello VW tech's. another shop installed a used ECM and it needs key matching. Was able to get the 4 digit security codes out of both modules. The only way we have ever done this is when adding a new key to a existing ECM. Is it even doable to program a used EC...
2012 Volkswagen CC Sport 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWMN7AN2C
after it runs and waems up has a suction whistle right at driver side where there is a sensor w/2 vac lines and a short actuator arm.above it which is plastic intake thee is a dime size hole which rotates w/arm and has large vac leak.that s not where whistlin ...
1996 Volvo 850 2.4L Cuts out VIN: YV1LW5546T
My message is can anyone tell me what the reset valve cam means? I can't seem to find this in alldata. And any possibilities on what causes this to die after 5 seconds and restart immediately. Sometimes it dies later and has to cool off to restart. Thank you Trouble codes: 5E, 73 (TPS Signal)

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2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 5.5L Mechanical VIN: WDDDJ72X19
I apologize for the delay in closing this request I ended up putting back the OE transmission and it worked out fine. Thanks everyone for the enlightenment on this transmission
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Tcm VIN: WVWAE63B05
We were able to program it with the Launch scan tool, Got correct Valve Body, Install transmission today
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