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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5334X
Hello BMW techs, I have a students car that after doing engine intake gaskets repair we now have a car that goes to limp mode after about a 10-15 minute drive.We took care not to drop the throttle body or clean it.Car has good starting,power and idle.When ... Trouble codes: 109 (throttle valve plausibility)
2013 BMW 328i 2.0L No Start VIN: WBA3C1G5XD
Hello. Im in need of some assistance. We have this 2013 bmw 328i that shut off while customer was driving. It was towed into our shop. Cranks but will not start. It occasionally sputters but will not run.I smoked the intake system no vacuum leaks were foun... Trouble codes: CDA90
2013 Mercedes-Benz C250 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDDGF4HB0D
We have the posted codes on this post that have returned over time but mainly the code for misfire #4 cylinder always. The engine runs smooth and has great performance. The code is intermittent and the vehicle has been back 3 times for the same issue even ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Combustion misfiring of cylinder 4), P0313 (Combustion misfire with active fuel reserve signal), P61A9
2008 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Crank VIN: WMWMF33568
D'ont find test procedure for theses codes in identifix and prodemand
2009 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMM33589
So I work on LOTS of Mini's but this one is weird. Misfire on cylinder 4, easy enough, new plug and coil. No change. Swap coil with #1, misfire moves to #1. Swap coil with #2 misfire stays on #1! Swap #1 over to #4 miss moves to #4. Swap #3 with #4 stays o... Trouble codes: P0304
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L INC air monitor VIN: WP1AB29P04
My customer has driven the vehicle over 1000 miles since they were notified it needs to complete the secondary air monitor to pass a CA smog test. No change occurred. Vehicle has no stored or pending codes. My customer has since reset the monitors numerous...
2012 Volkswagen Passat SE 2.5L Timing chain VIN: 1VWBP7A33C
I have this Passat with a 2.5L engine with what sounds like jumped timing, spins over w/no compression. Customer said they started car, oil pressure warning was on, shut off car & tried to restart, would not restart. It was towed in and sure sounds like it...

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2013 Mercedes-Benz C250 1.8L Monitor won't reset VIN: WDDGJ4HB5D
I love the IATN! The IATN has saved my ass so many times and I learn along the way and get to help others. I want to thank the people that responded especially Geovonni that first responded. I had three people that I reached out to before posting and one was a...
2014 Volkswagen Passat SE 1.8L engine noise VIN: 1VWBT7A31E
This car is fixed. Thanks for the response, it was Stewart?s information that led me to the fix. The oil control valve that threads into the camshaft that was the fix, I took it apart and found a loose piece inside that was blocking the oil passages. The repla...
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