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2005 BMW M3 3.2L fuel pump VIN: WBSBR93425
Help ... allyou bmw techs. this vehicle stalled on road with a no start. vehicle crnks . good spark and pulse. no clicking at relay . no voltage at fuel pump . all fuses good. mitchell says fuel pump module is in rt side of trunk , however there is nothing the...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Reverse Lights
Hello guys hope someone went over something like this before. No reverse lights no codes trace wires from footwell module to light bulbs broken at trunk lid fix wires still no lights if apply power at black and blue or black and purple wire at footwell module ...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L engine light VIN: WMWRH33516
hello mini gurus. i got this one that keeps bouncing back with mini code 0128 cooling regulation temp too low. i am out of ideas. i actually have a friend at the dealer who had a car with this exact issue and did exactly what i did. his car never came back so ...
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCC21V6Y
Hello guys, i have a cabrio that is not being friendly at all. Car was towed in for a crank no start situation. i've checked Spark=good, Timing alignment=good, fuel pressure 2.5 bars/35-40 psi. injector pulse present. I also checked distributor alignment at TD... Trouble codes: P0301
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Unknown VIN: 3VWTE29M1Y
Vehicle parked for 4-5months, tried to start car no start. Check for spark no sparks, obverse rust on crank sensor, poor proper contact, went ahead to replace the crank, obverse spark then no fuel delivery, check fuel pump, discover bad fuel pump, charge fuel ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L A no start condition VIN: 3VWCF21C8Y
Thank every one who takes their time to offer help and support from the iATN network. Thank you. ... And in continuation of the above related repair history. Today, we have removed the front crank cover and have made sure that the left crank dot aligns with ...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Surge VIN: WVWZZZ1JZ3
hi there & thanks for all your time i dont get stuck too much but this simple car is doin my head in. car starts , drives & idles fine for 5min ,then starts to rev once changing gear (press clutch at 2500rpm & revs to 2900rpm ) the hotter it gets the worse it ...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3VWSK69M83
mil flashing all times, and it runs like cat plugged up. Compression test on number 3 155 psi, I then pulled cat down and no help. Unplugged O2 both, no good mil still flashing. Then I checked compression on number 1 105 psi? Start looking at timing? Its looks... Trouble codes: P2181, P0420, P0130, P0300
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L Alarm, no start VIN: YV1KS9605W
Hi guys! I bought this from customer who did not want to pay to fix after crashed timing belt. It sat without a battery for more than a year. I replaced the cylinder head and it started right up no trouble. It runs great except sometimes I go to get inside i...
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L Charging VIN: YV1SZ592X5
From what I understand, this indicates a problem with the alternator. These faults were retrieved using Vida. I'd like to understand functional difference between pre-05 voltage regulator with D+ wire and 05- with LIN wire going to CEM. Does CEM take over all ...

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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACH9340Y
Vehicle has not come back after cleaning Tbody and resetting it. Thank you all for all your help Have a great 4th!!! Trouble codes: 117 (Pedal travel signal inconsistant), 118 (Throttle valve signals inconsistant), 169 (Throttle valve system switched off).
2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L door locks VIN: 5UXFB33563
I recieved alot of good information from lots of responses, thank you all. jared from california the first to reply had a great method that i was successful preforming while doing very minimal damage. after removing the lock cylinder we could turn the lock unl...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L fuel mixture VIN: WMWMF33567
Ok suspicions confirmed. Timing chain rails excessively worn, valve cover (vent) bad, and for good measure we will be installing a new air mass meter. Boy what a great design. Had to explain to our customer his check engine light was going to cost a pile of...
1993 Saab 9000 CS Turbo 2.3L abs VIN: YS3CL65M2P
Unfortunately our customer had other more pressing problems and has not returned for us to test for this problem. Based on the answers received, I will test the wheel speed sensors if repairing the DLC does not reveal anything else. Thank you for your help. ...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWSK69M04
Well what I ended up trying is direct power to the compressor and it still did not kick in, so it had to be the compressor that was bad. Customer declined the work and decided to get rid of the vehicle as a trade so I will never know for sure. Weird why vw w...
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