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1964 Other European Sedan .0L Gearbox VIN: 0000B150CN
Any Bentley Guys out there?? I have a friend that bought this 64 Bentley for his Formal Wear company and I do not know much about these cars. This one has a pretty severe power steering fluid leak where the steering shaft/column meets the gearbox. I am curious...
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2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Lifters VIN: WPOAA29991
Hello Porsche Techs: We have got an issue with loud lifter noise on the right side of the engine. We have changed the Oil on a regular basis on this vehicle (every six months).We have just added in Marvel Mystery oil additive in the engine oil on this last oil...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L all VIN: WPLAB29P94
Hi I ve got this cayenne that came on towing with no start complaint. I ve try start the car with two different key with the same result . message in cluster (steering faulty) try to scan but there no communication in any computer,Ive got no pcm or air bag o...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L air bag VIN: 3VWCT81K26
hey techs this is my wifes car.i have no experiance with vw systems,can anyone tell me where the t3aa and the t3ab connectors are?the info i have states that it is under the seat is this correct? the code designates it is the drivers side air bag igniter side-...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Cam Timing VIN: YV1RS61T93
Looking for some advise. I've got this Volvo in here for timing belt replacement along with cam seals. Looking at the VVT set up I think I will have to have a way to lock both cams timing down when I pull the sprockets off to replace the seals. Is this correct...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L abs codes VIN: WBADD632XW
It helps to have a scanner that works properly, Our "new" snap-on verus seemed to be clearing the codes but in acuality it wasn't doing anything. Using a red brick with bmw cartridge cleared the codes and they didn't come back except for an air bag code 18 for...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL634X2
found short circuit to kl31 on wire from dme to exhaust gas flap switchover valve. Disconnected from dme ecu, surge still present. Customer took car, will return for further diag. Trouble codes: 279E (output stage exhaust flap), 27CC (Tank leak diagnosis DMTL-tank leakage detected).
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2006 BMW 650i 4.8L parking control VIN: WBAEH13406
Not having a scanner that will communicate does make things a little more difficult however thanks to your help I was able to determine the failed sensor just as you described. With the key on in reverse using a light touch with a wet finger you can actually f...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTL16453
I have gone from front to back looking at all the lines and testing components involved. It is difficult to see behind the plenum as I am using a videoscope. We are going to lay it all out to the customer and see if they want to pull the plenum back off to che... Trouble codes: P0441 (no purge flow detected).
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L evap VIN: WB4MNHU3NT
Thank you for all your help the job was huge!! there are no short cuts that i could find. thank you for all your help next time i will send to the dealer...
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