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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVC53557
This BMW came in to have the valve cover gasket replaced. When that was done, the car would not start and as of now it continues to not start. Right now there is no communication with the PCM, (or in BMW lingo), the DME. The "Service Engine Soon" Light doe...
2005 Cadillac SRX 3.6L No Start VIN: 1GYEE63755
checked all powers and grounds to ecm and they are all present and good. checked the communication line and no shorts no opens. even cut and spliced in new section just in case. after replacing ecm had key on for about 30 min while rechecking everything an...
2011 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNKVGED1B
This car's engine runs well and accelerates strongly. But the fuel trims go up past 40 at idle on both banks. Fuel trims are in positive single digits when cruising. When the P0101 and C0561-71 codes are cleared, they come back after a few miles of driving... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass Air Flow Sensor), P0101 (Mass Air Flow Sensor)
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L transmission shifting VIN: SAJWA71C24
Hi all have question for the group, i've got this xj8 that seems to not know what gear it wants to be in, and if your cruising down the road it will hunt up and down.i scanned it and i got code p0706 for the trans. range sensor, im finding it hard to get s...
2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L Air Suspension VIN: SALAE24416
So the only one to blame with this vehicle is me. My wife wanted a Land Rover. For the 4 winter months she drives it, I was not buying an expensive vehicle. I knew when purchased that I would have to deal with suspension at some point. I have repaired nume...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Liftgate Ajar VIN: 5LMFU27R53
I recently switched to Prodemand for info and am less than thrilled. I was wondering if any of you know where the switch is that commands on the hatch ajar light. Prodemand says it's a 2 wire switch. I yanked the latch and it has three wires. If anyone ...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L Heater VIN: 4JGBF71E79
I want to thank everyone for there responses they were all insightful and food for thought. We had two issues we had a bad aux water pump (heater pump)it actually had fault codes for it. The real big issue was we had a plugged heater core. I used a pressure wa...
2016 Mini Cooper Clubman S 2.0L Shifter VIN: WMWZC5C57G
This ended up needing a shifter assembly, after removal of the old one, tried to activate the interlock solenoid manually with power and ground and it did not release, replaced the assembly and all is well, thanks for those who took their time to help out.
2014 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L lost communication VIN: 3VW5S7AJ9E
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was resolved with OEM VW scan tool and recalibrating all the modules so they would communicate again. After much research this is apparently a normal occurrence when changing an electronic steering gear in a VW.
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