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Misfire, loss of power, CEL comes on... Replacing ignition coils did not fix
Hello. The numbers you have provided did not yield any results through my search. If the part numbers are different, and the ends are physically different, then they may very well be different coils or it may just be an...
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Oil filter housing leak affect turbos?
Hello. P112F is the trouble code for "Manifold Absolute Pressure to Throttle Angle - Too High (Bank 1)." If the computer detects that the ratio between the throttle and manifold absolute pressure readings is too high it will set off...
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Misfire and engine reduce power
When there are misfires under full throttle and there are performance modifications involved, the first potential issue to look at is a lack of fuel. You also state there is "no power going to the car when flooring it". I'm...
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VALVE Cover GASKET Replacement
Hi there. Assuming, the valve cover gasket was properly replaced. The smoking under the hood, may have been residual oil burning off the exhaust manifold. The white smoke seen coming through the grill, may have been the snow turning to...
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My suv wont start. It shows DSC malfunction and 4x4 problems.
The DME relay is a dual relay that powers the fuel system. This relay is typically located in the fuse box located inside of the ECU compartment. There will be several locations in the vehicle that will house fuses and...
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No power. Only uses bank 2 to fire
Hi there. It would be helpful to know the year of the car in this case to supply the most accurate information. If it were the map sensor, then it would affect all cylinders. Try checking the spark plugs for...
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The cooling fan runs loud and fast on a cold start and the car overheats
From the description you have provided, your vehicle's cooling system thermostat may be stuck closed. The cooling system thermostat is designed to quickly bring the engine up to operating temperature. If stuck closed, the result would be the engine overheating...
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Erratic idle - 2013 BMW 335i xDrive
This is a common sign of a dirty or failing idle air control valve. This is a unit that monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor at low speeds or...
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My 2010 BMW 535 xDrive (n54) is making a ticking noise
It is not uncommon for BMW's to tick, but there are solutions that are helpful. Keeping the revs up (instead of lugging around like it was a big V8) is one way to do this. Keeping it at about 2000...
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I can't get into the trunk to replace the battery
Hi - You should have a positive jumper point inside the engine compartment. It is usually located on the passenger side toward the front. You can hook up a jump box or jumper cables here and get power to open...
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My clutch is stuck. I can still change gears but with a grinding noise.
Hey there. Your clutch is hydraulically operated. The clutch slave cylinder uses brake fluid from the master cylinder to engage and disengage the clutch. If the brake fluid level is good and the return spring on top of the clutch...
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Noise when slowly pulling out from a standstill.
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2013 Volvo S60. This may be related potentially to a loose muffler hanger or many other things. Because this is something inconsistent, this may be tough to replicate, I would recommend having a...
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The Battery Light came up on my dash. I lost power steering and have no cold AC. What should I do and how much is it to fix?
It sounds like you may have lost a drive belt. When the belt goes, so does the alternator, the power steering, and the air conditioner. You should not drive the car like this, as the engine may overheat. You may...
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Does it use 92 octane
There is a good chance this vehicle was designed to run on 91 or higher rated octane fuel. To find out for sure, check the sticker on the fuel filler door, read the owners manual or contact your local dealer...
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Misfires of several cylinders on highway drive
Hello - this is a known issue, and BMW has a technical service bulletin out to address this (#385317). A software upgrade to the engine management computer is the repair for this. You should check with your BMW dealer's service...
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Rear end of car
Hi there: Anytime you have a vehicle accident, it's important to have a professional mechanic complete an onsite inspection; so they can verify what parts are damaged and need to be replaced. Sometimes insurance companies will restrict who will provide...
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How do I know if it is the Water Pump or thermostat that needs replacing?
In your question, you have not stated the "fault" you are experiencing, consequently I will assume it is overheating. If not, please write back in with clarification so that we can best assist you. There are a myriad of causes...
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My car has done 37,500 miles service but it only has 33,300 miles, what kind of maintenance do I need?
The maintenance reminder system is not strictly mileage based. If 12 months elapse, without an intervening re-set, the light will come on simply because the engine oil should be changed at 12 months even if the 7,500 mileage interval for...
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Hi there: The problem with the question you're asking is that we don't have enough data about the different performance adders you've upgraded for drifting application. The problem with consistent spinning of drive wheels is that it creates incredible friction...
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Battery change. Do you do computer reset after battery change?
Hi there: The ECU contains a small battery inside of it that acts as a back up when the battery drains or is removed; which ensures that data is not wiped away when the battery is replaced. There is no...

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