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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUED28D3W
Hi group, Audi A4 Quadro was towed in our shop,with massive oil leak,it was front pump bushing and seal, after replacement now we have a check engine light code 00262, pressure control solenoid, when we shift from park to drive. strong jolt and it is not shift...
1994 BMW 325i 2.5L electrical window VIN: WBABJ5326R
the clamping protection feature that this car has only works on the passenger side window but not on the drivers side. window suppose to drop 4mm when you open your door. please e-mail me if somebody can help. thank you
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3334Y
This vehicle towed in approx. 2 weeks ago, Battery was dead, customer had son replace battery, then engine would crank but not start. Customer insists vehicle not ever jumped to start, and battery not accidentally hooked up in reverse polarity. Using Baum Tool... Trouble codes: 146 (No Description), 209 (EWS Signal Manipulated)
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJHX1749R
Need help with this Jag. Came in and everytime brakes are applied the red brake light on the dash comes on, brakes are in excellent shape, fluid level is up,it has anti-lock system and it is functioning properly. According to the wiring schematic I have everyt...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs VIN: SALTY154XY
I'm seeing a few Disco II vehicles which have had a warranty update to the brake modulator. Some of these vehicles also have the ABS and Traction Control lights on. The dealer says these are unrelated and the update doesn't have anything to do with each other....
1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 se conve 2.2L turn signals VIN: 1110231206
I can't find a wiring diagram for this car in my extensive library. Turn signals don't flash. I can't remember where the flasher is and what it's part number shoud be when i do find it so i can identify it.
1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1130421001
This car ran terribly last year and I posted a request for help getting the injection pump rebuilt. An IATN member responded that he had a NOS rebuilt pump that he'd had for years. We installed the pump and indeed the car ran great, until it got hot. When the...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L No Start VIN: WDBAB23A3C
This vehicle came in as a no start. It had 1 glow plug failed. we replaced the glow plugs and the glow plug relay. It was failing intermitantly. In Alldata, the fuel pressure is [...] to be 11 psi. I need to know if that is a running pressure or if I shoul...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L Block VIN: WDBCA45E1M
This is a delicate case and I need some advice from anybody who went through something similar. The car came into the shop because of oil-consumption, mostly at cyl#1 (fauling sparkplug). I recommended replacing the valve-seals, considering the car had low mil...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Timing Chain/Cyl Head VIN: WDBEB28E0N
Car came in with a BAD smoking condition, found the cylinder head gasket blown in the area where oil feed hole for the cam runs between the front of the engine and # 1 cylinder, it was pumping oil right into # 1. I've got the head off of it. The timing chain g...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E7S
This code 182 comes on about every couple of months with no other problems, runs normally. The overvoltage relay was replaced by another tech and a second time by me, because when I tapped on it the engine died. It's an aftermarket unit and the new one is also... Trouble codes: 182 (Saftey fuel shut-off swith signal for LH/HFM n 3/4)
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF20F3T
This 300D will set a P0120 intermittently. I checked vacuum lines, the pressure flap vacuum motor & the filter inside the transducer(for restriction). I did find the vent hose that goes to the air filter housing loose. I reattached it.I tried swapping the EGR ... Trouble codes: GENER, P0120 (Pressure Control Flap Transducer - Mercedes Code P1470)
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L AC Comp VIN: YS3DM35B5R
This is for the Saab techs. I got this well maintained '94 900. Customer claim air not cold enough - 60 degrees on a 95 degree day. I check all fittings for leaks and found none. So I emptied the system and pull 12 inches of vac for 35 min. After removing vac ...
1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L shift VIN: WVWBB5159P
Hey all, need a little guidance here--I have this 93 cabriolet with the "bulletproof" 3 speed tranny that won't shift cold until very high rpm's (5500). There was no problem until we pulled the tranny to do a reseal on it for transfer contamination and various...

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1982 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Hood VIN: SAJ4Y13W6C
Thanks to all the replies. There is a rubber plug in the top of each of the inner fender wells for accessing the hood latches and releasing them. Insert a screwdriver at 1 oclock and move to 11 oclock and presto released. Thanks,
1997 Land Rover Discovery SE7 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Low Power VIN: SALJYR4XVA
hello again fellow techs! with hours studing the circuits and talking with the customer, she came to the conclusion of not fixing the problem. the cost of the ecu $1700.00 and the risk she said is not worth it. im hoping she will change her mind, i want to kno... Trouble codes: P1177 (Max Neg. FMFR Correction Fault), P1179 (Max Neg. AMFR Correction Fault).
1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L Converter VIN: WDBGA33G6V
Well as it turn out had to replaced transmission with dealer exchange. original trans. damaged housing behind oil pump, therefore couldn't fix. Price of transmission from dealer is without torque converter, so if you need torque converter add an extra $600.00 ...
1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L w/s sensors VIN: YS3DF55N9T
The wheel speed sensors finally failed consistantly enough to graph them on the Vantage and condemn them. Thanks for the replies, they were very helpful.
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L R134a conversion VIN: YV1AA884XL
Thank you all for the replies! Sorry for the delay, the customer picked up the car the night of my original post. I have been waiting for a call, or for the customer to return, so we can test further. To summarize there were... 1) 4 votes for EXP Valve/Ori...
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