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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Alarm VIN: WBAGF632XS
Todays Quagmire BMW Alarm system goes off whenever - Temp Chage or Rain seems to cause it - Draws Battery Dead Our good customer bought this car - Real Clean High Milage He only has the Valet KEY (the prior owner only had this key also) The goal is to disconne...
1991 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJKL194OM
Hey good mornign everyone...any jaguar tech out there that can help me out with this one..i have an 91 jag 4.0l ...Customer stated was driving down the road and the vehicle just stalled on her ...towed it to the shop..and we have checked the following it has s...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Radio/Steering column VIN: SAJDA01C41
This is a new customer who just bought this car a month ago. He brought it to me with a list of routine services and things he wanted checked. I was able to take care of just about everything except these two items. First, when tuned to an FM station, receptio...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Lighting VIN: WDBUF26J46
This car came in with the following inop, trunk lights, third brake light, the remote wont open the trunk, and platelights are out. So after taking the trunk apart and looking for anything that was unpluggged or was left loose. I found everything was aok. The ...

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1999 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L Clutch pedal VIN: WBSCM9331X
Thanks to all that helped out. The fix was to take off the slave and invert so that ALL of the air could be bleed out. The pedel is now as good as when it was new and no more stick pedel. Thanks to Chris in CA on that one, but also to all that chimed in.
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Lifters rattling
Pulled T-chain cover and found no problem, oil jet in place. Blocked open passages with plugs and pumped ATF through passages via oil perssure sender port to check flow to lifters, all seemed ok. Installed another set of lifters which were all pumped up nice a...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L MIL Lamp on
Thank you Craig for the great response. We ran this fuel tank down to less than 10 miles to go on the trip computer and did not get the fault to reset. Craig your discription makes perfect sense to me. I have had a vent valve stuck shut code on a couple early ... Trouble codes: P2422 (18854 Purge solenoid stuck closed).
1990 Volvo 240 DL 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1AX8843L
Well after taking injector rail off and making sure there was no leak down, or constant spray when cranked over.No fuel laekage through cold start injector and the regulator was okay. double checked cts and Maf sensors, no fault.Someone suggested maybe not a f... Trouble codes: 113 (fuel injectors), 221 (lamda operation), 231 (lamda operation).
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Rear Main Seal VIN: YV1LS5533S
Very good advice on precautions and repair info. The customer is not sure about whether to deal with the leak or not, due to the expense. I have saved all the tips and will use them if the customer wants to fix the leak. Thanks!
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