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|1998 BMW 318ti 1.9L transmission VIN: WBACG8328W
Good evening BMW techs.I have a 318ti automatic with a transmission that is acting weird.cold I start the car ,put it in reverse,then drive and drive away,all is well.when I get to a stop and go to accelerate it won't move,forward or reverse.Stop the engine an...
|1983 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEL 5.0L Timing Chain
Hi Group. I need some info on sprocket alignment for this 5.0 engine (117.963). I'm replacing the timing chain and guides and can't seem to find any markings on the cam and crank sprockets or the block. Mitchell is useless on this one. Any info, help or pics w...
|1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L timing VIN: WDBGA32EAS
hi, hope some mb expert can help me. i own an independent repair shop in ashland kentucky. i have owned this shop for one year. i have a lot of mercedes experience myself (i am not a technician - i only talk about it.) my technicians however do not have a lot ...
Fixes & Summaries for European
|1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L self leveling suspension VIN: WBAGJ8320V
Good evening technicians,6 of you responded,6of you were right on the pin.the 2 rear pressure accumulators were defective.As one member stated check to see how much oil is in each accumulator,there should be only a spoonfull.Well there must of been a half litr...
|2000 Peugeot 406 2.0L instruments
The fix for this vehicle was a pair of cooling fan resistors located behind the radiator grill.The wiring/relays/resistors are vulnerable to water ingress.The resistors values when new should be black(0.8 ohms)/grey(0.54 ohms).The fault codes cleared apart fro...
|1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L security system VIN: 3VWRC81H5S
Hello; Thanks to all. The security modual is located behind the light switch on the left of dash. You access it from behind the dash. It has 2 connectors and is bolted in place whith a single 6mm bolt. You have to take the dash apart a little to get to this th...
|1996 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.4L fuel system VIN: WV1EG0705T
The compressions are a bit low, but the costumer was more concerned with the hard start and the black smoke. The injection pump need an overhaul. After getting the van back the hard start and black smoke was gone. Thanks for all the quick responses