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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cooling system VIN: 3VWSP69M01
The car is due for a new timing belt and we recommended a new water pump along with the repair. The customer claims that the car does not warm up as fast as "it used too". Also claims it struggles to get to operating temp. I don't work on very many of these an...

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2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, driveline vibration VIN: WBAGJ0345Y
The more it was road tested the more we thought the problem was the lockup torque convertor problem even though no transmission codes were present. I forgot to mention that because the shutter was very similar to the relatively common problem observed in Merce...
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L steering pump VIN: WBAGN63474
Hell BMW Techs Thanks a lot for your detailed responses to my problem, what happened was that after replacing the valve covers, the right side cover was modified and the breather hose had to be replaced with a new type hose with a built in valve, because th...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L ride control VIN: WDBNG70J8Y
Hello Mercedes Techs After testing the airmatic system one more time, the right rear strut codes and outputs were not correct,Code 1327-001 indicating fault in component Y54y2(right rear solenoid valve 2) in assembly Y54 (right rear axle damper valve unit...
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L No Start VIN: LZ5606X262
Well I guess the smart thing would have been to get the cooling system tight and go from there. I thought I would get it started than by the heater hose. I put rubber hose caps on both heater nipples to get the cooling system tight, than filled the system with...
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