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1991 BMW 735i 3.5L Misfire VIN: WBAGB4315M
hello techs, my service manager just bought this 1991 bmw 735i.it run smooth on idle,when i open the throttle it will run rough and popping in the exhaust(loud bang!).it don't have the exhaust when he got this car.so far, he spend about $1500 on exhaust parts....
1938 Other European Roadster 800CC wiring system
Hi Guys I need a wiring diagram for this car. Any of you guys out there have a wiring diagram for this car? If somebody could e-mail me one I would be eternally grateful, or at least until I finish the job. :-) Rick
1983 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L shifter VIN: WPOAA0915D
This car is not driven a lot. It is mostly to work and back every day. As you put it in reverse and back out of the driveway it works fine. About once every month or so, when you move the shifter from reverse to first, it will lock the trans in two gears. We w...
1989 Porsche 944 S2 3.0L Rear Main Seal VIN: WPOAB2949K
Hello All I have just built the engine in the car, and I am having difficulty keeping a rear main seal dry. I have done too many of these engines to count, but this one is tasking me. Here is the history - INITIAL install of rear main with engine build, seal ...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1F5KRT5UTE
A customer washed there engine to find a oil leak every since it will not start. It has injector pulse and fuel pressure. The engine will not start, it has no spark. I replaced the crankposition sensor. The customer has had a previous code for mass air flow se...
1992 Volvo 960 2.9L converter VIN: YV1KW9500N
This car has been a great running car until this problem started last summer. Condition only happens in the warmer weather. Mostly hot city driving. Condition: When coming to a stop the engine feels like it is going to stall. Heavy shutter felt from engine/tr...

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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Waterpump VIN: WBADD6320V
Well this car has had some good miles on it including a trip to CT. on a hot week-end so I think its safe to call it fixed. Put another dealer pump in and this time flushed everything including taking rad out and block drain. Also replaced the fan clutch and b...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Surge VIN: WDB1290672
Thankyou for all the replies, the customer has not brought the vehicle back to the shop as i beleave i need to do further checking on the throttle and wirring harness Trouble codes: 048 (rating value potiometer potentiometer check m16/1r1), 224 (idle switch contact s29/3).
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L power windows VIN: 3VWSF29M1X
Hey gentlemen I'm still working on this vehicle.It hasn't been back into the shop for a week or more.Just trying to find the time for the customer to be able to leave it for a day or two.As soon as I get further and fix it I will let everyone know.Thanx for al...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L ABS module VIN: YV1LW55AZX
I just wanted to thank everyone that answered me. I am sorry it took so long to post the fix but the owner of the car was in no hurry. We had two problems with the car. The control module was bad and also the rear ABS sensor. I have not heard from the customer...
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