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1995 BMW M3 3.0L Vanos VIN: WBSBF92020
Vanos rattles when engine starts after sitting for 20 minutes +. Timing chain tensioner has been replaced. Vanos filter is clean. I suspect that the vanos accumulator is not holding pressure long enough. I have checked TIS but can't find any info. There are 3 ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN47J72
Well fellow euro techs, I have a stumper on my hands.. This vehicle came to me with the c.e.l illuminated and code p2036 (p0410) stored. I performed multiple actuations of the secondary air injection system using the SDS and they pass. I replaced the well know... Trouble codes: P2036
1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1LS5710R
This 850 is a side project. It was with other shops that could not find the fix. It has been sitting for at least six months as far as the customer can remember prior to other shops trying to fix it. It was towed to me as a crank-no-start. No injector pulse an...

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2004 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 4.9L Cooling system VIN: WVGPZ77L74
I drove it 1000 miles back at 50 mph for 22 hours straight and was able to keep the temperature guage under 220. I checked the thermostat heater wire resitance and it was 4 ohms, spec calls for 14-18 ohms. I replaced the thermostat ($234 wholesale for a friggi...
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