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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L hazard switch VIN: WBADD6325W
Hi all you BMW techs, I have two issues with this 528i. The first is more of a question, I noticed when I past this car that the hazard switch was "lit up" even though the car had been sitting for some time, and the key was hanging up on the key rack, is this ...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Starter unction VIN: SAJHX1246W
This car needed a new right side heater blower motor. The job was finished yesterday, but the starter will not crank when the key is in the crank position. The dash display lights up when the key is turned on, and all the accessories work, i.e. the radio, the ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L No Start VIN: WDBNG70J0Y
Customer stated car stall and sometime start back up right away, sometime have to wait couple minutes. I verified the no start but cannot get it to stall. When it act up, the key will not turn in the ignition. Once you get it to turn it will not crank, cooling... Trouble codes: 130 (Can communication disturbed eletronic selector lever module), 132 (Ecm can comm. Or ect implausible), 134 (Can comm. Disturbed-traction control), 135 (Can comm. Disturbed-engine management), 136 (Can comm. Disturbed-electronic ignition system control module), 1875 (Can comm. With other control units installed in this vehicle is not possible)
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Shift interlock VIN: WDB2201652
Customer parked the car in the garage and this morning he could start the car but the car would not shift out of park. We wished to tow the car back to workshop but we were not sure how to release the shift interlock. We hoped some guru could help, thank you! ...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M7Y
One of you VW guys show me the error of my ways. 2000 Jetta sets P0171. Smoke checked it thoroughly a week ago, nothing found. Fuel pressure was good, MAF Grams per second didn't come up to where it should be (measured about 2.5 at idle, 6 at 2500 in the shop,... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Lean)
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L timming belt VIN: YV1VS29591
came with broken timing belt, bent all valves, replaced valves, installed timing belt according to alldata. tick marks up on crank shaft, also line on side of balancer. cam marks up with slots straight across on back of cams. crank it and have very poor compre...

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2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Temp VIN: 3VWRW31C56
customer has not returned with vehicle to inspect connector/wiring for poor connections at ect sensor.When vehicle was initially inspected-driven with scan tool connected-ect temp readings were not abnormal.
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