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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Brake Pad Sensors and Brake Light VIN: WBADD6324V
Thanks in advance to all who read. My problem is that I can't get the red brake light off at the dash. I left the wear sensors off of the pad to see if that might help, but it made no difference. The fluid in the master should be full since I pushed the calipe...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Soft Top VIN: WDB123456
Hello Fellow Techs. I have a 2003 Mercedes CLK430 in my shop today, with a Convertible Top not retracting. I scanned the Soft Top Module, and found a fault code B1650 Fault in soft top actuation process; limit switch is not plausible (S83/5). From what I was ...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2985X
Hello,I am pretty sure I have a bad maf here,but I have no voltage specs to compare.The car has one heck of a hesitation and the cel is on with multiple misfire and individual misfire cyliders one through six.The voltages on the maf output are 1.44 at idle,1.6...
1976 Triumph TR6 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire
I will mention now that my parents infatuation with little British cars drives me to distraction. I was talked into rebuilding the engine for my mother's Spitfire and have regretted the experience ever since. It is a 1976 1500cc that I am reassembling. I canno...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L heater VIN: WAUED64B01
Thanks to everyone for your time and thoughts into this one. We did change the pump and thermostat, dye ck'd coolant, flushed core, parked it next to healthy audis, did all we could for the little feller, had to let it go.Though it is alot better, I still fe...
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L power windows, sun roof VIN: WBACB4320S
Sorry, team. I guess this customer is never coming back. Most replies said to disconnect the battery cables and touch them together to reset the control modules. Some said to ck ground wire near starter. Thanks for all the help
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBACD22070
Thanks to the 9 that replied. Dismantled crankcase ventilation valve and found diaphragm was ruptured. Replaced valve and all seems OK.
1998 BMW M3 3.2L Pilot bearing VIN: WBSBG932XW
I would like to thank all those that replied to my request.All were correct answers.What I did,I measured all lengths and depths,crank,mainshaft,pilot brg.etc.Partial reinstall of trans. with blueing to mark where the shaft would ride in the bearing.Well,anywh...
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