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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, no increase in rpm VIN: WBAAM333XX
Hello BMW Techs This car came in late friday night before closing and we only had time to retrieved codes that were stored and look for testing procedures in our database, but could not find any. The customer concern is that she steps on the accelerator and th... Trouble codes: P1580, P1510, 01 (ABS no code description), 5 (SRS Firing circuit belt tensionerdriver), 6 (SRS firing circuit belt tensionerpassenger), 16 (SRS driver side belt switch)
1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: BA45A98800
Mercedes Wizards of iATN, Vehicle came in for a head gasket replacement. Vehicle was driven in. Compression test indicated no compression on cylinder #6, good on all other cylinders. Car was overheating. Removed left cylinder head and replaced head gasket. N...
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L brakes VIN: YV1LS5525R
Hi, I have this volvo that has had multiple visits at other shops for a brake noise and shudder/vibration. We put new rotors (napa) and pads (raybestos ceramic) on the rear. The noise hasn't returned, but the vibration either never went away or is back. This v...

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1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L heating VIN: WDBCB20C6F
Hello all. A big thanks for all the responses. After rechecking the heating control system, i discovered it was the control panel switches. Replaced it and works great. Thanks again.
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA81H7T
Well i tried. The customer asked that we send it to the dealer. And they tried an ecm a crank sensor and a dist sensor. Still no luck. Seems this car has a wiring problem. I had alot of good replies most pertaining to the cranksensor and to use a volkswagon de...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L cruise control VIN: 3VWPB81H5X
Thanks to all who replied the bit of info i needed no b+ to swtich without the frt wheel turning i had power but i heard no clicks from the module but by test the vac pod for gas pedal and vac motor tested ok i put a module in it and that fixed it again thats ...
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