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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L No Start VIN: WDBGB34E5P
car came in for a coolant leak and the head was replaced. Now that we reassembled it (marked everything's position) it will not start. I am trying to check/set diesel injection pump, but a certain tool is required and I do not have access to one. A local injec...
2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L sensors VIN: WDBKK49F82
Customer toing car to our shop after 2-nd place,still have same problem,Rear speed sensors dosnt geave info.Check for codes C1102/C1103, no mechanical demage on the ABS rings,sensors new,from sensor to ABS module wires ok(no short or open circuits)After erace ...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Unknown VIN: KLKLOIO654
one minute brakes work perfect, abs works perfect, abs mil light never comes on next minute brake pedal and therefore brakes stick and i can only release brakes by getting my toes under brake pedal and lifting it back up very next time i apply brakes they w...
1990 Volvo 240 DL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YB1AX884XK
Came in surging and not idling good,fixed somevacume leaks,cleaned out fire tram and hoses,checked plugs, and found pump in tank not running at all,pinched off return fuel line and idles good,external pump when bad,replaced with new air tex and still want idle...

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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: BMWX54.4M5
vanos solienoid was the cause ofg the fault thanks all Trouble codes: 0021 (camshaft vanos control cylinder 1-4), 003E, 0032 (missfire cyinder 1), 0037 (missfire cyinder 2), 0039 (missfire cyinder 3), 0008C.
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1741R
Hopefully this will help save some time for you guys in the future. As I stated in my update the ignition coil is fed power from one of the ignition on relays and not the EMS relay. Both [...] and Alldata had the location of the ignition on relay that feed...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Intake Manifold VIN: WDBBA45C2F
all replys said 18 ft pounds,making sure all threads are clean tighting from center out, one reply said to use sealant on coolant passage,i have done this on other engines but did not feel it was nessisary on this motor thanks!,
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L belt VIN: WDBRF40J95
and another one is in the books. got 4 replys. the book says to remove the compressor to get at the tensioner bolt witch comes in from the back side. but, as suggested Mike [...], with the right combo of extensions and swivels you can worm it out in half...
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