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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L cylinder head or block VIN: WAUED64B71
Car was sold 4k miles ago. Back with coolant leak complaint. Very difficult to track source. There appears to be a small vent/hole on the left bank, at the back of the engine which shows some limited seepage. Because it is hard to see we have viewed it through...
1986 BMW 325 2.7L Brake Light Warning VIN: WBAAB5400G
Well I think I tried everything I can think of to fix this track car. The brake light warning light and "Check" light flashes after we step on the brake after startup. It goes away if you press the black switch but the red light stays on. We changed all the bu...
1991 BMW 318i 1.8L pressure control solenoid? VIN: WBACA42050
this is from another shop & we are all working together to solve it. Intermittently this will go into failsafe & take off in 2nd or 3rd gear(pretty sure its 3rd). when this happens it does not shift, stays in 3rd & the transmission light comes on. Scanning the...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on
I replaced EGR assembly with new OE one- it was badly sludged up but it reset the code right away. Alldata has almost no info on this system. At idle I found about 5" of vacum at EGR and think that the vacum solenoid on firewall is probably no good. Thank you ... Trouble codes: P0402
1990 Volvo 760 GLE 2.8L cylinder liners VIN: YV1GA694XL
I am cuurently rebuilding a v6. My problem is the cyl. liners. All the data I have says they should extend 0.14-0.21 mm above block but the three engines I have taken apart only have the liners extending .005 mm above the block before being removed and the sea...

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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L navigation system VIN: WBAGJ8323W
Hello BMW Techs I took the car to the dealer and was told it needed to recalibrate the navigation computer, but after it was done still is not working correctly, there is a bulletin that states that some navigation CD's could have a problem, we will try with a...
1985 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L courtesy lights VIN: SAJAY1347F
Thanks for the tip's and the road to the ultimate fix. The owner told us the radio hadn't worked for years and that the antenna hadn't worked for even longer. Ocasionally the motor would run when the car was parked and blow the fuse #3, the door light would co...
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