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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Pedal Pressure VIN: WBAAM53467
We recently installed a LUK self adjusting clutch on a BMW 540 i six speed.After the install the pedal pressure felt extremely light, like there was air in the hydraulic lines. However the clutch works good, shifts smoooth, releases on the lower half of the pe...
1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L oil in intake manifo VIN: WDBGA33G1W
we have oil seeping from front timing cover,we opened up the intake manifold and found oil accumulated in it. is there some sort of pcv valve hidden somewhere causing this accumulation and possible over pressuring the oil breather system causing our oil seepag...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJH65J3Y
Customer claims car cuts off when she comes to a stop ,sometimes.Same code keeps coming back,MAF(hot film)b2/5.I did all related test all the way down to wiring or replace relay module , wiring tests passed so I replaced MAF first then tried relay module .plea...
1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWBB81E5S
hello everyone dont do much with european vehicles but here we go, vehicle has no spark, injector pulse and fuel pressure ok, started testing the ignition coil output stage has power and ground supplied to it and when cranking engine has a signal ok believe th...

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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Radio VIN: WAUCB88DXV
Tried to remove radio to get S/N but apparently some special tools are requied. Most of the replies said that this would have done no good anyway. The car is going to the dealer when we have the time. For those of you with a code, here are the procedures to un...
1993 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L battery VIN: SAJKW174XP
Well, thanks very much for the knowledgeable replies and we thrashed this one without reducing the remaining draw, so I'll call this a summary without a fix for now. As my original post mentioned, the AC compressor clutch relay was miswired by somebody else; s...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E3X
Sorry about the late reply. I left the car sit on aside for 3 days due to busy schedule. Thank you for all of ur replys, they are very useful! 80% of your replies mention about Maf, plugs and wires set. As i mention earilier, i did swap the whole ignition set ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0305 (5 cyl miss fire), P0306 (6 cyl miss fire), P0307 (7 cyl miss fire), P0308 (8 cyl miss fire).
1992 Volvo 940 GL 2.3L Antitheft sys VIN: YV1J58826N
Hi guys Iwant to thank the guys that helped. the Volve that iam working on did have Volve guard sys on it and it was dealer installed.There is very little info on this sys and there is no way to disarm the sys with out the remote that I could find.The problem ...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D2Y
The three replies I received indicated that indeed the O2 sensors are prone to failure. I tried to get scanner data on the upstream sensors but was unable to do so. In one mode all i got was B1 S1 present B1 S2 present B1 S3 absent... and so on. In the other m... Trouble codes: P0154 (Bank 2 Sensor 1 no activity).
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