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2003 BMW 320i 2.2L stuck in 4th VIN: WBAEV13433
Hello fellow Techs. This BMW came in by tow-truck for a no-start. We found the starter motor defective and replaced it. Now it will not shift. It is stuck in 4th gear, and I can't even shift into other gears using the manual shift. I found codes 49,52, and 3 i...
2001 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on, Restricted Performnc VIN: SAJDA14C21
Hello everyone. This car originally came in with lean codes and evap small and very small codes. I checked fuel pressure at the time, 30psi/idle and 40psi/wot. LTFT and STFT were all 20-22%. I replaced the fuel pump; now fuel pressure is 36psi/idle and 44psi/w... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank1 Lean), P0174 (Bank2 Lean)
2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L hvac VIN: SAJWA01U35
hi everyone. i'm working on a 2005 s-type, v8. customer states that the a/c is blowing hot all the time. i scanned for codes and i have two codes that don't erase. b1265, servo motor coolair bypass circuit, and also b1242 air flow recirculation door driver cir...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY124XY
Codes listed reoccur without misfire.Monitored fuel trims and all are in spec at idle,2500rpm and 4000rpm. Code description from Autologic suggests worn o2 sensors. Front sensors are switching normally and rear sensors are steady.Connectors are clean and t... Trouble codes: P1170 (o2 sensor agingbank1), P1173 (o2 sensor agingbank2)
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBEA30D4M
Hi i have a m/b that has a very rough And low idle. checked for power to idle air valve and has none. checked with koer and koeo. Have checked idle contacts check normal always closing when throttle is released. checked coolant temp sensor and verified speed i...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Hydrolic VIN: WDBCA39E2M
Hello I am looking for some help on this Benz. I replaced the rear pads rotors and both seized up rear calipers. I flushed the brake fluid and now I am not getting any fluid out of the left rear caliper I am getting fluid out of the rest. If I open the bleeder...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Drivers seat,Head lights,blower motor VIN: 4T1BK36B85
Have a 2002 Mercedes Wagon E-320,(Problems with car),Drivers seat won't go back or forward,tilt seat works and head rest works,steering wheel auto won't work,blower motor fan for heater won't come on,also having problems with head lights keep blowing out.All h...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L wipers VIN: WDBUF70J83
We need help with this MBZ E500 sedan whose w/wipers will only sweep if the windshield washer is activated. All fuses have been checked in the driver's SAM, rear SAM, l/side interior fuse panel and pssgr side pre-fuse panel. Have checked the hood latch micro s...
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L abs, esp, VIN: WDBNG83J74
Message on dash board is. ABS, ESP, Pre Save inactive
1981 Other European DMC 12 2.9L 1-2, 2-3 shift VIN: SCEDT26T9B
Thanks in advance for this one. Customer is complaining of a delayed upshift into 3rd gear. I drove it and I noticed it shifts into 2nd around 30mph on light throttle and around 65 into 3rd (if I let off the gas). I checked the vacuum modulator for vacuum and ...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L temp light VIN: 3VWCA21C9X
Good afternoon I'm possing this question to any VW techs. out there. I have this VW Beattle taht appeared at my door with a customer complaint of the blue temp. light flashing. The VW owners manuel states that if this light is flashing there is an electrical p...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on, No Communication VIN: 3VWSB69MX1
Vehicle came in with the MIL on,plugged a scanner(non OEM)no communication,tried another scanner same thing no communication ,Our OTC alway communicate with VW,have unplugged sensors and the other modules still no communication! Are we missing something here o...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Headlights VIN: 3VWRP69M03
This car keeps blowing headlights and melting the wires to the headlight bulbs. We have replaced the bulbs and the sockets several times. Sometimes they last a week, sometimes they last for months. Sometimes both usually one at a time. The headlights seem tigh...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L noise VIN: 3VWCK31C14
Thank you for your help , seems that other techs in our area have also experienced this problem we are ready to change all engine/transaxle mounts and both drive axles using factory parts just ned someone to give us a push that may have experienced the same pr...

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L scheduled maintence VIN: WAUED64B01
hi all i can not believe all the responses more than i have ever got more that half said use the tools well we could not find them without waiting for 4-5 days and since we were very careful marking it all we gave it a shot and it went very well we replaced...
2003 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L ignition system VIN: SAJEA03V83
sorry for taking so long.Time just keeps moving.Customer decided to trade car in after i posted so i never got a chance to look in to all the great information i received.Thanks everyone keep up the good work its a great help
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Electronic VIN: SAJEAO1U84
I am happy to say this vehicle is fixed. I replaced the heater control valve due to a coolant leak. The control head was replaced for a bad button. I decided to send the vehicle to the dealer to have the control head programmed. The programming fixed the probl...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: SALNM22223
we have determined that the engine is leaking coolant internally, and thus needs to be replaced. one quick test i have discovered is take off the oil cap and look inside. you may find traces of coolant in it.and to determine that, taste it.gross yes but it wor...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Airbags VIN: 4JGAB54E6W
After recieving the code information from Patrick we removed the passenger side ETR to find that it had, in fact, been deployed in the accident. Using the a 3ohm resistor (thanks Thomas) we were able to trick the Airbag module and clear the code to verify the...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD63B33
Thank you all for the great ideas to fix this vw. first , the cams were not siezed, there was no sign of oil starvation ,even though the oil pickup had collected many silicone strings. everything was timed correctly. i do not have the equipment to reset the th...
2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS58D13
so, with this volvo the customer was sent to the dealer for a upate.
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