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Open Help Requests for European
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2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L engine VIN: WBANV93548
Hi all! Bmw techs, I hope you give me the down low on the 535xi, N54 engine. we performed a valve cleaning, after replacing the starter. The problem is I left the ratchet on the crank pulley center bolt and started it. Bad move any time. The bolt backed ou...
2008 BMW 335i 3.0L whistling VIN: WBAVB73598
Car dropped off with a whistling noise. Pulled codes no codes in system. Checked pcv system checked o.k. Smoke test engine can not see any leaks. The only time i can get it to do it is under acceleration at about 1500 rpm.Noise sounds like pvc system. Remo...
2012 Volkswagen Passat SE 2.5L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1VWBP7A3XC
Vehicle came in with a check engine light and running rough at idle. Discovered that the PCV oil separator was leaking from the diaphragm on the valve cover. Removed and replaced valve cover and gasket. Proceeded to start the vehicle after repair and now i... Trouble codes: P0106 (Map sensor circuit), P0300 (Random misfire), P0171 (Lean on bank one)

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA69M04
Hi guys the VW is running. We did find some coil circuit codes that were not there before. So we checked for spark and had a good blue spark from all the coils. At this time I have to give credit to my fiancÚ my service manager here at the shop she said she co...
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Cuts out VIN: YV1RS64A94
I don't know if this qualifies as a fix, but the vehicle is gone. If it ain't broke, you can't fix it, especially if the customer doesn't think he should pay for the diagnosis. There were good recommendations, especially to do with a customer wanting free di...
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