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2002 Audi A4 3.0L oil VIN: WAULT68E02
car was towed in due to smoking under hood. When car on lift there was signs of oil leaking on right side. After removing lower engine cover there was a large amount of oil on right side of engine. We removed air box and covers to expose right cam cover,no sig...
1990 BMW 735i 3.5L rough idle VIN: WBAGB4312L
Hi Guys ! We got 3 BMWs here at the shop with about the same problem. Need your opinion with properly experience about that old car. One 88 735IL , 735i and one 91 535i with exactly the same engine . They run rough in idle as soon you rev up the engine everyth...
1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Hoses VIN: SAJPX1149S
Not having done a hose replacement on an R-Type, but many a non R-Type sedan, I envisioned a more time consuming job, but nothing like what has transpired. We are at the point of replacing the hose from the water pump to a pipe about halfway toward the rear of...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L sam VIN: WDBNG70J12
Mercedes Techs---I have loss to this vehicle wheras the owner and the "aggravating" dealer are claiming that due to the heavy rains recently (we did have some) the water intrusion from the cowl "plenum" area allowed the compartment under the rear seat to accum...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWMD63B5X
this veh is leaking coolant from right rear side of engine not did to many repairs to volks. but did order an adapter to pressurize system. i'm asking if someones already seen this problem and looking for some hints to what i'm getting into. thanks
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Compressor VIN: WVWMA23BOY
hello i have this passat 2000 with climatronic control, the compressor doesn't operate until I drive the car at the speed of 20mph or more, if the speed is below 20mph the compressor shuts down, I have scanned with a vagcom tool and I don't have any dtc's, in ...

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1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJPX1149S
The only codes that turned out to be relevant had to do with the coolant temperature. Replacing the thermostat and the CTS and clearing all the codes has apparently solved the problem. The car has driven about a week without resetting any codes and the MIL has... Trouble codes: P0116 (ECTS out of range likely thermostat), P0420 (Poor cat efficiency A Bank), P0430 (Poor cat efficiency B Bank), P1401 (EGR out of range vtge either high or low), P1409 (EGR drive circuit out of range.).
1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Gents, this Discovery is still 'hanging' out there. All my reaerch and hand's on and of course...your replies have quite dutifully pointed me to a PCM glitch! I'm still waiting for cust. to hustle one up. I've been paid and whomever would own one of these thin... Trouble codes: P1191 (Manufacturer Controlled Fuel/Air Metering), P1372 (Manfctr. Contrlld. Ignition Syst/Misfire), P1374 (Manfctr Contrlld Ign Syst/Misfire).
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WVWMA63BXX
Thank you for all the replies, unfourtanely customer cannot afford [...] pay for any further inspection & repair. i did receive a lot of good inputs from all these replies. if customer bring back vehicle in the future, i will post a repair for this again.
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