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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBJF55F1T
PLEASE HELP! I have replaced the head gasket due to oil leak. Complete valve job with new guides and resurface. (head thickness within spec.) Timing is set with pin holes line up at upper edge, on #1 TDC,and adjuster fully clockwise. Engine run great at idle. ...
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start, Stall
Checked ALLDATA and there is a relay with a green LED in the PDC under the hood drivers side against the firewall. Followed ALLDATA's method to pull codes, installed fuse into relay and LED on relay stays on, thus indicating a fault code? Got it to run and ran...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Lighting VIN: 3VWCP21C73
Hi. VW techs. This car came to my shop with customer complaining for the left directional lights staying on from time to time on his car. He mentionned the problem happens with the engine running as well as with the engine and ignition off too, which causes b...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Timing belt VIN: WAUDH68D01
Responses were split almost 50-50 between those who advocate using special tools for this job and those who do not. Being a convservative, (paranoid) type, I elected to purchase the Crankshaft Locking Pin (part# 3242) and the Twin Camshaft Holder (part# 3391) ...
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD54B22
Hi, We have repaired most of the issues with this car,and as soon as We affect a repair for all codes and the CEL has been off for a while ,I will post more info.I received 5 responses and appreciate the help and hope to reciprocate someday. Brian from WI,St... Trouble codes: 16826, 17704, 16515, (P013, 16684, 16685, 16686.
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on,Limp home mode VIN: WBAFB3353L
Thank you for all replies.The customer has picked up the car and will bring it back next week to leave it with us.I did replace the correct pressure regulator,and did not receive any addt'l info regarding BMW code 02-Pressure actuator 2-EDS. I will post more o...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA24D9G
First let me say I truly appreciate all the help. Problem was a bad fuel pump. The original pump would build 80psi during koeo for the first 2 seconds then drop to about 45psi. It only had 45psi during cranking. It did have the correct volume and would build 1...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L ignition lock cylinder VIN: WDBDA29D9N
The car has now been fixed, but not by me. I explained the situation to the owner, that I had been unable to get the cylinder to come out and the next, more expensive step would be to remove the whole lock assembly. I also told him I had never done one of thes...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L electric window VIN: WDBNG70J5Y
yOU WERE ALL RIGHT, REPLACED dcm, AS WELL AS SEAT AND POWER WINDOW SWITCHES, WERE KINDA WORN AND LOOS AND CUSTOMER SPILLED SOMETHING OVER THEM:) THANK YOU ALL
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