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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WDBBA48D3M
This car has a surging problem at idle, in gear. We canít seem to put our finger on park the problem goes away... and in gear the problem goes away IF you give it a little bit of gas. Feels like the car is about to die then saves itself. Kind of like l...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L vent temperature VIN: WDBCA45E3M
Hey guy, I need help with this one. Car came in with no AC. Inspection shows compressor leaking like a sieve. Overhauled AC system. Now I find I can't get vent temperature lower then 70 degrees at idle. I raise the idle to 1100 and temp drops to 58 degrees. Th...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L radio VIN: WDBCA45E3M
Thanks to all in advance to all who offer some advice. after battery replacement radio locked into theft mode and displayed 'code' usually not a big deal, asked customer to obtain the code so we could unlock it. Upon return with code in memory, no code enteri...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Compressor VIN: WDBJH65F6X
A/C compressor was replaced for locked condition. Replacement compressor will not run. We have the listed codes. When I scan engine while running the ECT seems to reads correctly within normal operating range. The codes will not clear and come right back. We r...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L valva train( lf side ) VIN: WDBNG78J12
Hello Group: I have this S600 that has come back with a collapsed lifter on the driver's side, the sound is very pronounced. When the car left the shop a couple a weeks ago ,it was running pretty quiet. Now it's back with the customer complaining and claiming...
1989 Saab 9000 2.0L Battery VIN: YS3GT58L6K
This vehicle is now a summer/fall vehicle only - stored each winter. For a number of years now, it's had a starting problem - the starter seems to require approx 12.6 V to operate. The charging system is fine, but the battery is often not up to the task of eng...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSA81H9T
This little Jetta (and another one just like it!) are driving me nuts. The car came in with a VSS code so I replaced the speed sensor, cleared the code & went to adapt the throttle with VCDS (Vag-Com). The throttle wouldn't adapt in Basic Setting block 060 (ne...
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Master Cylinder VIN: WVWEE83A3S
Hi Group I am going to change the master cylinder on this lovely car and would like some help from someone that may have changed one before. It has ABS brakes and on this model the ABS is bolted on both sides of the master cylinder. It looks impossible to do....

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2006 Audi A4 2.0L front pad hold down clips VIN: WAUDF78E66
Thanks guys for your help. Patrick from california i did just the wayn you said. Damm those clips have alot of tension. I was did`nt want to brake them. Thanks again Len.
1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Wipers VIN: SAJHX624VC
Well this one is fixed. We got lucky & it DID act up for us this morning. It ended up being 2 damaged wires for the wiper switch(were stretched internally) We ended up repairing the wiring(due to the high cost of the switch & the 6 days to get it)- Thanks for ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21C4Y
I would like to thank all of those that have replied the turbo bypass valve was leaking robbing vacuum from the 2nd air injection solenoid not alowing the combination valve to open fully causing the po411 code. Trouble codes: P0411, P0139, P1118, P1198, P1432.
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