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2011 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAPK7C53B
I could use some help on this Bimmer. customer slid the car into a curb and messed up the rear subframe and didn't want to fix it so my boss bought it. fixed rear suspension and went to sell and the SES came on with p0015. I ohmed both solenoids and they w... Trouble codes: P0015
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Mechanical VIN: WMWMF73508
Sorry for the long post. Customer brought in vehicle due to a start stall condition when cold. Verified customer concern. Engine starts right up but stalls after about 5 seconds. Has a noise coming from engine that sounds like the timing chain is rattling....
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L alternator VIN: YV4CZ59236
car came in with service power system urgent. codes dd21 and dd30. red battery light on also.replaced alternator twice did not help at all. alternator is putting out 13.5 volts and under load test amp output is 90 amps.

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2008 BMW 550i 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANW53518
thanks to all that replied. turns out customer installed left PCV valve incorrectly, go figure. also left valve cover leaking at eccentric shaft seal & front corner. Smoke test of crankcase reveled leaks. I was able to install PCV diaphragm correctly & stopped... Trouble codes: P2189 (system too lean bank 2 29E8), P2187 (system too lean bank 1 29E7), P0300 (Mifire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire).
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