BMW X5 4.6 V8 problems

BMW X5 4.6 V8 problems

A customer rang me and we had a chat about the misfire and idle issues he was having with his BMW X5 4.6 V8. He went on to say he lived in Scotland and a few garages local to him looked at the vehicle but the problem couldn’t be solved. I explained to the customer […]

BMW 530d engine misfire.

BMW 530d engine misfire.

The Vehicle was suffering from power loss, engine judder and smoking. A full serial scan was carried out using OE BMW software. Live data was monitored whilst road testing the vehicle. The Fuel rail pressure sensor (FRP) output was tested on the scope and monitored from ignition on, crank, idle, wide open throttle, back to idle […]

Vauxhall Corsa Misfire and ECU problems

Engine management light is on the dash and vehicle has a misfire. A full serial scan was carried out using OE Vauxhall software. Various fault codes were found regarding engine cylinder misfire. Vehicle was road tested and live data monitored. Further testing was carried out in the workshop. A faulty EVAP solenoid was found and replaced with […]

SEAT Ibiza Bocanegra Misfire

SEAT Ibiza Bocanegra Misfire

Vehicle smoking and misfiring. Full global serial scan carried out. Turbo removed and inspected. Turbo, manifold and exhaust full of tacky oil. Turbo stripped and cleaned. Borescope used to examine engine internals such as piston tops, valves etc. Large amounts of oil residue and carbon build up found in cylinders and behind valves. Cylinders cleaned […]

VW Golf Tsi Misfire

VW Golf Tsi Misfire

VW Golf Tsi suffering from a misfire post new timing chain fitted by third party. Customer has contacted third party and mentioned the misfire has developed since the timing chain has been replaced but third party are dismissing the customers statement and blaming the engine control unit to be at fault. The customer has brought […]

BMW 320i, 2007 with a misfire.

BMW 320i, 2007 with a misfire.

BMW 320i, 2007, Vehicle suffering from surging/misfire. Serial scan carried out and the following fault codes found: 29F3 – Fuel low – Pressure Sensor. 29CF – Combustion misfire, Cylinder 3. 2E1A – Firing , Cylinder 3. 2EF5 – MAP Thermostat, Activation. 30A2 – Ignition coil cylinder 3, activation. 30A1 – Ignition coil cylinder 1, activation. […]