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2012 BMW 535i 3.0L connector VIN: WBAFR7C53C
Hello Guys, I am installing a hpfp [...], the 2 wires coming from the car are red/blue and white, the wires on the new connector are white/green and white. Anyone knows which wire goes to which? I hav...
2013 BMW 528i 2.0L Vanos VIN: WBAXG5C51D
Vehicle came in on Limp home mode. We started out by replacing the battery first due to Code: S0398 Battery faulty or worn out, we replaced it with a BMW Battery and registered the battery, then we cleared the codes. We test drove the vehicle but it was st...
2010 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 5.0L hose from water pump VIN: SALME1D45A
I replaced the water pump on this LR/Jag 5.0 and when installing the by pass hose(the nylon one that pushes into the pump inlet) it broke. Does anyone have a part # or a name for this so I can describe it to the dealer parts man. I cant find a pic or anyth...
2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Xenon VIN: YS3FB79YX8
Goodafternoon Iatn I've got this 08 9.3 CV brought in by the local used car lot that they switched the Xenon light assemblies with halogen assemblies. They asked to reprogram the car for the halogen lights. After messing around for a few minutes and gettin...

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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Dimmer Switch Instrument Panel VIN: 4USCH3345Y
Borrowed a Flir infrared camera attachment to an iPhone and loaded the circuit for a couple seconds and instantly you could see the hot wire right through the harness. Found a short in the connector for the convertible top switch connector. Apparently someone ...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L No Start VIN: SALMF154X8
Greetings, I did not need a Pcm after all.The purple/black wire from the pcm that grounds the pcm relay was bad plus the relay itself was funky. Replies say a used Pcm can be substituted if you send it to a repair facility and have it wiped.Good to know. ...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBCB34E8M
The fix was to flush the trans cooler in the radiator. What I failed to mention is about a month ago, we replaced the externally-leaking (coolant) original plastic/aluminum radiator with an all-aluminum aftermarket unit. The only thing we can think of i...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Thermostat Not Opening VIN: 3VWCC21C2Y
Radiators are hard to flow check. I cut the center out of a thermostat to mimic an open thermostat. Removed the fans so I could feel the radiator. Clamped the lower hose until the vehicle reached 190 degrees then opened the clamp. I could feel the radiator hea...
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