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1999 Audi A4 1.8L abs clicks VIN: WAUCB28D5X
hi folks this car if i drive down the road, lite braking the abs module clicks like a cracked rotor once every revolution of the wheels. this is not the springy feeling u get on normal abs brakeing. there are no codes and the abs works fine in any other situat...
1998 BMW 323i 2.5L abs VIN: WBABJ8323W
1998 bmw 323ic. Abs light on. Scanned with launch x431 and I get codes 3,41,0,d4. Does any one know what these mean. If I scan the abs with the modis I get a 212. Which is a tps or throttle actuator code. I replaced the tps and actuator with a known good one. ...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJHX1747T
2-3 months in our shop! After extended drive (10+ miles) typically at speeds maintained above 40, car quits. Few times has just shut off, other times dies slowly like out of fuel but will die totally. Intermittent! I bought a CRecorder (24 hour OBD II Monitor)...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L openning trunk VIN: SAJKX6245W
the customer lock her only keys in the trunk. alldata does not give a location of the locking/security module. my thoughts are to power up the trunk lock actuatorto open the trunk. any help on openning the trunk. no extra key
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no shifting VIN: WDBJF65H7X
vehicle tow in. no shifting on the any gears when vehicle warms up. replaced the transmission filter & fluid and tested drive on the dyno. up to 60mph for ten minuites. gave back to customer. 2day later towed in again. check w/ scanner no code. check on the TS...
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L turbocharger VIN: YV1LW5648W
Engine using oil, very wet from intercooler bleed hole. New turbo is 8601227. I'm looking for a source other than the dealer for a good rebuild. Anyone? Thanks, Steve

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L wipers VIN: WBADM5340Y
Thanks for the help, the customer is going to take the car back to where they had the windshield replaced. Buy the numbers it is not a factory part. So it looks like it is their problem now. Thanks again
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300TD 3.0L injection pump timing VIN: 1241931F01
Hello MB Techs I would like to report that car is up and running, everything started wrong due to the pump locking tool that was poorly manufactured, because the slot that locks the pump was cut too narrow and not locking the pump in the installation positi...
1985 Other European MONDIAL CABR 178.6CID timing belt VIN: ZFFUC15AXF
Chuck Jeckell sent a very good link.. that walks through the job. Also Tom [...] and others offered advice. The estimate is being consider...
2002 Porsche 911 GT2 3.6L back up lights VIN: WP0AA29952
Here is the fix: First this car is a 08-2001 c2 and on every book that I chcked with they said the back up light switch is on the side of the trans, happens that this one is on the shifter, power was going into the switch ( black/orange) none coming out of (bl...
2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L Steering wheel pad VIN: YV1CZ59H13
Success! Received 2 replies in just a few minutes. Thanks to John from Tennessee, and Neal from Texas . The procedure is to turn the steering wheel 90 degrees, and then access the release spring through the hole in the back of the wheel with a flat screw...
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