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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 cdi 3200CC engine VIN: WDB2102262
We have this merc 320 cdi in our workshop(common rail diesel)for engine rattle.Conditions-must be at running temp,under light load,and between 1000-1500 rpm then it make a horrible metalic rattle from the front of the engine.when cold,above 1500 rpm or heavier...

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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire VIN: WAUED28D2X
After much diagnosis we think the problem is a bent connecting rod. We did a cylinder leak down test, this proved we had no leaks. This told us to stop looking for valves etc. When the heads were off we never thought to check the deck height of the piston in n...
1983 BMW 633CSi 3.2L No Start VIN: VBAEB740XD
Well everybody, We figured out what was wrong with the bmw. The TDC reference sensor is out, as well as the engine speed sensor (both mounted on the side of the bell housing.) Also the Motronic Control Module May also be bad, but we can't know definitivly un...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Rear air ride VIN: WBAFB33591
Well during a full pin out re-check the readings from the left rear sensor seemed odd, at the same time a member Frank [...], responded as follows, (The fault codes in the EHC control module are incorrect. A right sensor fault is actually a left sensor problem...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG 3.6L MIL Lamp on, poor performance VIN: WBHM36E0TF
thanks to those who replied. i did not close this sooner because i wanted to be sure the vehicle did not come back. we found the shielding aroud the sensor harness damaged though the wire was intact. we repaired the shielding and have not seen the vehicle back... Trouble codes: P0327.
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3VWBA21CXX
Thanks to you techs this car is fixed. From the 15 suggestions we received 13 recomended replacing the MAF sensor . This is a common problem with this car. Five of you also suggested testing the coolant temp sensor which checked out fine. One tech also has fou... Trouble codes: P1128 (lean bank one).
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