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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF832XW
Vehicle came in with a mil on. Checked and found lean codes for bank 1 and 2. No other codes. Smoke checked and found the intake rear cover and the pcv tube under the intake leaked badly. Removed manifold and replaced pcv tube, all gaskets and the rear cover.S... Trouble codes: P1385 (Knock sensor circuit 4), P0330 (knock sensor circuit bank 2), P0430 (Cat sys efficiency below treshold bank 1), P0420 (Cat sys efficiency below threshold bank 2), P0153 (02 sensor slow response B2 S1)
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1999 BMW 323is 2.5L starter VIN: WBABF833XX
We have a penny pincher here. Starter spins sometimes but doesn't engage. The flywheel teeth look pretty good so I pretty much think the starter is toast.Customer knows starter replacement is fairly expensive due to the flat rate hours requested and is hedging...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L all lights are dead VIN: WBAWB73567
ok. i have a bmw thats been at my shop for awhile. story is that car was sent for factory not working. no int. lights, no dash lights, no lights of any kind, but lights would flash on and of maybe 8 sec. apart. now bmw had car and has not been able to fix all ...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L flywheel VIN: SAJEA51C53
vehicle came in on tow truck as no start . customer stated that daughter was driving . she came to a stop and heard a clunk and the engine died and would not crank . i hit the key and it starts to crank but seemed like it was binding up. i put a breaker bar on...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L speedometer VIN: WDBBA48D4H
Hi group and Happy new year.have this 87 560sl,spedometer and odometer was inop before trans rebuilt,speed sensor on trans is part of harness about 296.00 list price,need some help where to look(over voltage protection relaY IS GOOD AND FUSE IS NOT BLOWN)had i...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L electrical/fuel? VIN: WDBEA92E4S
THANK YOU PLEASE HELP!!!CAR TOWED TO SHOP. WOULDN'T RUN.CHECKED CODES AND FOUND CODE #24- CRANKSHAFT SENSOR OR FLYWHEEL PROBLEM. LIKE I SAID I CLEANED THE POINTS ON THE FLYWHELL WITH SANDPAPER( THEY WEE STUCK TOGETHER)CAR WOULD START AND DRIVE BUT KEEP STALLIN...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L ASR/Abs system VIN: WDBFA76E4S
had this vehicle come in customer complaint that ASR and ABS lamps on code 030 present and no power (torque reduction due to ASR). Checked for codes. Code 030 no reception found for ASR bus element. I followed all procedures for testing through the AllData sys...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L all gears VIN: WDBRN47532
Vehicle shifts fine cold and soon as trans warms up its done, wont move, let car cool down or wait thill next day and trans shifts fine until it gets hot(after about 15 min)trans code is p2502.
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L lack of power VIN: WV2EE0703S
hello guys we got the van/camper with the complaint of lack of power at a highway cruise going up a hill to the point where customer had to pull off the road the van just would not go up the hill but ran fine on flat ground we have limited info and really no s...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L inst cluster VIN: 3UWRB81H5V
hello all this vech was brought to my shop for various problems last part of problem is loss of all guage oper tach spedo fuel and temp illumnation ok cked grounds and all connections seem ok reinstalled and all started to work pulled radio to get code and all...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L front seal area VIN: 3VWSE69M92
Hi VW techs, We are having trouble getting this vw 5 spd automatic trans to stop leaking. It came with a pretty fast trans leak from front of trans in bell housing area. We removed trans and saw fluid all around inside bell housing and torque convertor seal a...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS55AXX
car came in from another shop where they replaced the fuel pump, it has good pressure so I'm assuming they did. the car will crank and almost start but never stays running for more than 1 second. All injectors give 2 to 3 strong and steady flash (using tester/... Trouble codes: P0350 (ign. coil primary/secondary circuit), P1081
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1999 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L No Start, Floods cold VIN: WAUGB28D3X
Thanks for the replies...they were very helpful. First the MAF scan tool reading KOEO is normal. It is some sort of reference from the computer. The MAF on this vehicle has no supply voltage until the fuel pump relay is energized. The problem was in the po...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM533XX
Thanks for the input guys. We dont have the Vacu-Tech on hand so the s/a decided to just order a DTML pump, which luckily solved the issue. Trouble codes: P0455 (large leak).
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L Front of motor VIN: SAJHX62248
Thanks to all who responded. My specific request was replied to several times indicating that others had viewed the job as I did and agreed that it was possible to replace the secondary timing chains without removing the whole timing chain assembly. I did this...
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L heater VIN: SAJWA73BX4
This Jag doesn't have two piece heater core. There is one core. I replaced it and all is well. I have heat on both sides of cabin.
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