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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63454
Hi Gang, This car came in with some massive oil leaks and a 279B thermostat code. We replaced the T/Stat, Alternator bracket profile gasket and both valve cover gaskets. Now we have a code 27C0 which we can't get rid of. We first changed the #2 exhaust ... Trouble codes: 27C0
2004 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L No Start, No Crank VIN: 5UXFA93544
Hello Everyone, I have this X5 that is giving me a run for my money. The car at times starts right up and stalls. Once this occurs it does not crank. Several attempts everything lights up and does not crank. Then other times it starts right up no proble... Trouble codes: 5140 (No Message Receiver EGS Transmitter DME), 5141 (No Message Receiver EGS Transmitter DSC)
2007 BMW 650i 4.8L Transmission VIN: WBAEK13597
Now the customer states that it downshifts hard into first. my question is does anything has to be relearned???
2009 BMW 128i 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAUP93539
Ok guys let me start by apologizing for not having a ton of info on this car. I'm trying to help a shop down the road but wanted to take as much info as possible. This car dies after running for about 1/2 hr or so then if you wait about 15 min. It will sta... Trouble codes: 2C73, 2C9E, 2C9F, 2CA7, 2AAE
2013 Fiat 500 Abarth 1.4L starter VIN: 3C3CFFJH9D
My apprentice is reassembling a fiat, he did the trans replacement but it has been apart for over a week waiting parts. While hooking up the wiring to the starter he asked for help. The main starter B+ wire is spliced out of the main battery cable that end...
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L immobilization VIN: WDBFA67F5V
Customer lost key fob. Dealer said "No longer available" We have only metal blade, which will get into starting position. Starter turns fine, engine will not fire up. I can open and close central locks when trying the trunk lock, and only open the central ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2008 BMW 335xi 3.0L Transmission bell housing VIN: WBAVD53548
Thanks everyone. The dmf is out and has spooged my floor. New one on the way. The good news is there was no contamination to the clutch disc as we caught it soon enough. Lesson learned
2010 BMW 750i xDrive 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAKC6C5XA
The customer did not bother to come in and give us one more go at this thing. This is another one of these unfortunate situations where we have repaired some obvious related problems (filthy air filter elements, dislodged air intake pipe on #2 turbo and broken...
2013 BMW 750Li 4.4L Oil Pressure VIN: WBAYE8C51D
We ended up getting an engine from BMW, they are cheap, they actually had one ready to go at our local dealer. It's a factory reconditioned engine for a list price of $3739.32. Considering all of the facts and responses this was the better way to go! Thank You...
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