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2012 BMW 328i 2.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WBA3A5G50C
hello bimmer experts thanks for reading my post , this f30 n20 throw this code 120308 with message saying power train output reduced no check engine light just code .I ran an ista test plan which check from exhaust flap to turbo boost pressure it pass all ... Trouble codes: 12030
2013 BMW 128i 3.0L dash lights VIN: WBAUC3109D
BMW guys, I know this is a common problem,this 125i wont crank and has no dash lights after inserting key & pressing button; only airbag & service icon lighting up... Battery and voltage ok. The code retrieved from CAS: A0AA CAS control unit fault Also rea...
2013 BMW 535i xDrive 3.0L front end VIN: WBAFU7C54D
thank you for your help, this bmw has a very bad road speed vibration between 65 and 80. customer brought the car and ask to change the rear flex disc to fix the vibration. we found the rear end flange had some play (in and out) and we sent to the dealer t...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21L4X
Engine misfires under load. Has no check engine light operation, won't set code when induced, no misfire counts, no counts in mode 6 and does not show cylinder contribution data. Datastream info seems accurate, except misfires. I've checked all fuses and t...
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K03
Hey everyone, hoping someone has run into something like this before so I can stop wasting my time on it. Thank you in advance for the replies. This vehicle originally came in for an emission failure with a code for evap. system large leak. We found and fi...
2011 Jeep Patriot Latitude 2.4L CV axle VIN: 1J4NF4GB5B
We have a 2011 Jeep Patriot. It has a serious vibration on acceleration. The vibration goes away when you let off the gas. It shakes the whole front end of the vehicle. We have changed the axles twice and replaced the transmission as requested by customer....
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Valve Train VIN: SALME114X4
Oil buildup under valve covers very crusty. Old lifters clogged, old vanos clogged. Timing is correct and engine runs smooth, but loud with very metalic clack. Definately loudest on bank 1-4 and almost sounds like chain slap but noisy around cams as we...
2010 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 5.0L Accessories VIN: SALMF1D41A
Hi, Can anyone help me on pin-outs for the wiper switch to the central junction box?Scanned wipers and have codes B136D-1E,intermittent delay circuit out of range and code B1C45-67,park position switch signal is incorrect.I believe that I have a bad swi...
2014 Ram ProMaster 1500 3.6L Shift VIN: 3C6TRVBG7E
Got vehicle test drive and does not shift, stays one gear, 1st gear, it is an automatic trans, when move into drive, or reverse, it Bangs, replaced solenoids assembly with the two sensors, still same, how is that possible? Tech tested as per diagnostic and...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Daytime Running Lights VIN: 1G8JU54F02
The daytime driving lights won't turn off unless I pull the headlamp fuses. Pulling the drl and/or headlight relays have no effect. Looking at wiring diagram it seems it has to be a bad body control module. Of course there is no procedure I can find to dia...

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1988 BMW 635CSi 3.5L Unknown VIN: WBAEC8411J
Everything is fixed and working smoothly, replaced the pilot bearing and ball cup bushings for the shiffter. Next time i wont assume that just because another shop did a full ground up restoration and transmission swap, that small parts like this were replaced...
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L Camshaft Bolt VIN: 3GNFK123X8
Thanks again to all! Installed NEW bolt dry(torque to yield) torqued to 66 Ft. lbs,plus 40 degrees as suggested. Thanks for the quick responses!
2011 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L Copressor VIN: 3FAHP0HA0B
Thanks for everyone's help. It turn out to be a defective evap temp sensor. It took awhile to confirm. I put a 37k ohm resistor in place of sensor and drove it for a day. no issue. sold evap sensor and replaced all is good. Thanks again!
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTFX1EF4D
So this truck is down the road! Thanks for all the input, it's always good to have a second opinion that i'm chasing the right issue. No thermal imager available to me but drained coolant from lower rad hose when hot and rad got hot right across! double checke...
1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4RN13P0P
Sorry about the delay about the "fix". The ole truck got pushed to the side until the owner decide what the next step would be. It's a friend of a friend deal. The owner found a matching computer and Jimmy installed it. Like magic the truck went to running pro...
2014 Volkswagen Passat Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1VWAT7A32E
Several posts indicated timing chain issue, stretch, etc. which I would agree with HOWEVER this was an inconsistent condition. Turns out, the N205 control magnet was sticking. A new one seems to have fixed it. Oil in the connector was the key, oil was getti... Trouble codes: P0016 (CMP/CKP sensor correlation), P0011 (intake cam setpoint not reached), P0341 (CMP sensor implausible), P030X, P164B.
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