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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on, Restrict. Perform. VIN: SAJKN6048X
I posted on this vehicle 1 month ago with a code 1722, I followed everyone's suggestion, stating broke front hub in transmission. Had the trans. replaced, picked it up last week and all was well. Now yellow and red light on with check engine and message "RESTR... Trouble codes: 172 (173 -), 173 (1722 -), 1722
1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Brakes/lock-up VIN: WP0CA2980V
We are working on this 1997 Porsche BOXTER. The brakes on this vehicle initially used to lock up only rear right tire, and the padel would stay low, we would have to manually lift the brake padel and the rear right tire would dis-engange. Upon further testing ...
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L w/pmp, h/gskt VIN: YS3FB49S84
This car was overheated when the water pump started leaking and blew the head gasket. We've removed the head and resurfaced it. The head bolts: Can't find any specs on these stretch bolts. Usually we replace them when the exceed a specified length. Has anyone ...
2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L ac control VIN: JA3AJ86342
in need some help with this one. car came in for tune up and a nosie. did tune up and check for noise and found that the pcv oil trap was bad. easy (right) battery when was disconed and intake was removed to replaced oil trap.did not check if ac work after i r...

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2007 BMW 330i 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWL51088
Thank you for your help.But this car didn't have DME or software issue. The cylinder head was the culprit.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L rear subframe VIN: 3VWSP69M72
So after consulting with a body guy down the street we borrowed his frame measuring device to check the condition of the unit body we found that the cross measurement were about 1 1/2" off. The customer did not want to do any frame work, so I took the all the ...
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