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1998 Audi A6 2.8L Unknown VIN: WAU45TFJHW
Attention all Audi masters... I have a 1998 A6 2.8 quattro with a check engine light and 3 faults, also it doesnt come out of first gear (like in limp home mode) and bangs when shifting from P to R or D... Anyhow, the codes are P0705 (Trans Range), P1857... An...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L oil in coolant VIN: WDBGA32E7N
Hello,I received this car to finish an incomplete head gasket job.The customer purchased the car like this with the head on the car with new head bolts,torqued and timed.The job started by an excellent Mercedes tech,who got injured and could not finish it. Fi...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L alt.no charge VIN: WDBLJ70G82
customer said that the car will quit some of the times.he drove the car to the shop.I test drove the car, never had it to quit.Noticed while on the test drive that ths BAS,ESP light would come on.Checked the system with the snap on motis scaner for codes,no co...
1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L heater valve VIN: WP0JB0927S
check for vacume at the water valve and at the vacume solonoide no vacume. checked curint at solonoide and no currint. control head not sending power to solonoide to send vacume to water valve. all other solonoides working properly ac turns on and cold when I ...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L under hood VIN: 3VWBB61C3W
Hello out there and thanks in advance. This one came leaking coolant out the timing cover. Replaced T-belt, water pump and hoses. Performed double check after some miles and found no leaks. We were not happy with the after market lower radiator hose so I repla...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L angle gear? VIN: YV16Z256D1
Upon turning there is a lound speed sensitive clunking, a little more prevelant going right. Customer continued to drive a few days til the sound was present going straight down the road. When driving it emits a softer clunk and almost grabs but at a slower fr...

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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6337X
I want to take time to thank all of you for your help,it turn out to be the right rear wheel speed sensior, a broken wire.With the code 125 I replaced the thermostat,found it to be broken.THANKS AGAIN. Trouble codes: 125 (coolant fan cicurit problem), 214 (vehicle speed).
1973 Mercedes-Benz 280SE .0L kingpin VIN: 1080671202
thanks for all of the very quick replies.One mkp=7.234 ft lbs or just under 10nm. the problem though was in the torque spec itself.The factory manual claims a tourque spec of 9mkp or 65 ft lbs.There was no way that it would work,it was too tight. I ended up...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Misfire VIN: WVMD23B6YE
I bought a smoke machine and when I hooked it up to the intake I found 2 leaks one was the seal at the throttle body and the other was a short hose that branches off to a t.Fixed both problems and everything is good. With out the smoke machine I don't think I ...
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