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2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 55SWF4JB4F
I have swapped the spark plug, ignition coil, fuel injector, and checked the wiring for cylinder number 1 and cannot get the Misfire to move to another cylinder. As soon as you raise the RPM 19s over idle the Misfire goes away. I 19m not sure what the idle cam... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire)
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WMWMF33557
PLease help. after replacing the dme for the injector and ignition signals cutting out when all inputs look good, the new DME is doing the same thing. crank sensor signal looks good, as do cam signals. I cannot understand why DME would stop grounding the outpu... Trouble codes: P0326
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Alarm VIN: WP0CA2991V
This is weird one, car came on the tow truck. Any time hooking up the battery the alarm starts to go off, lights flashing the trunk light also flushing,car won't crank. . I tried locking and unlocking the car using the drivers door and turning the ignition on ...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCD21Y54
Group hope someone can help. This beetle came in overheating and found water pump had come apart. It was running fine but just getting hot per customer statement. I replaced timing belt, water pump and tensioner parts. Once started is missing. Rechecked my tim...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2012 Audi S5 4.2L timing chain VIN: WAUVVAFR8C
Thanks for all of the helpful replies.As I suspected,it is BIG TIME overkill to do a chain and rail job on this car with this mileage and no symptoms. This version of the 4.2 does not have rail issues like the earlier models did.The rails and chains that...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBAFB33591
Thanks so much for everyone that took the time to reply and offer their help. This was probably the wildest and hardest problem i have had to deal with. I failed to mention in the help request why we replaced the DME. during diagnosis we found that the DME was... Trouble codes: 0075 (signal Throttle potentiometer), 00E8, 00E6, 0076 (signal Throttle potentiometer), 008C, 0086 (learn function lower stop throttle actuator).
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Secondary air inj VIN: WBAGN63453
The struggle goes on so far we pressurize the air injection tube below the manifold no leaks found removed check valves no problems found, no codes at all that pertain to low air flow, Rich lean anything else, created vacuum leak while air pump was running to ... Trouble codes: 2828 (DME not receiving message from ARS).
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