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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L camshaft timing VIN: WAULT68E02
hey everyone; i got myself into a valve job on an audi and know i need a few tools to complete the job and don't want to spend $500.00 + to use them one time. the tool #s are; 40030 40028 40026 here is a link that shows the tools and there numbers. http://w...
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGN63555
I would like to thank all you guys in advance for all the help you give best group in the world. We had a guy bring in a 2005 BMW 745li for leaking valve cover gaskets because the dealer was to expensive so we did the gaskets but now when we start the car it ...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBAVD135X
need help our Autologic crapped out in the middle of testing & we had several codes: 1) CAS AOB4 start operation (we are waiting for another key from customer) Code does not clear 2) DME 2A80 Intake VANOS activation 3) DME 2A85 Exhaust VANOS activation 4) D... Trouble codes: A0B4
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L a/c VIN: WDBJF70H5X
A/c compressor and condensors fans not coming on. Checked fuses all good. Getting no power to fans or compressor or sensors. Controls inside on dash working. Anybody have a sugestion as to what could be wrong
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Starter VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
Customer had car towed to my shop no crank no start. Noticed that on dash it was not indicating park it was just a solid block and that the light near the radio was not flashing with the key so i had the customer get a new key from the dealer and got a gearshi...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L right rear VIN: WDBUF70J63
Greetings all. Have a E500 Benz with a loud "thump" noise that comes out of the right rear. Hooked up the chassis ear and test drove. Have 4 transmitters hooked up to the lower control arm and the upper shock as well as the sway bar links. The noise is the ...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WMWRH335X7
Vehicle towed in today for no power retieved above mentioned codes have no info on all data seems like car is not responding to gas pedal movemant.it also feels like its missing but looking at data it shows no misfire. I cleared codes and all came back right a... Trouble codes: P1125 (Throttle valve pot meter 12), P1126, P0638, 1792 (Unknown no info)
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1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Runs at key off VIN: WPOZZZ93ZK
This car came to me in a horrible running condition and in need of an engine overhaul. Once completed and back in, the engine runs like a champ. Fires right up, lots of power, smooth idle, etc. The problem is at key-off, the engine continues to run until the...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Abs, Psm VIN: WP1AB29P84
Customers concern is that the speedometer is not working. Also that there are lights in the dash that say 'brake proportioning failure'. I have a code 1316 in my tiptronic control module, and my gateway (ipc) module. The description i get for this is 'psm cont...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13586
replaced front O2 sesnor per suggestions & car is gone it has been 2 weeks thank you so much Dick Trouble codes: P1191 (EC O2 sensor Bank 2 before cat.), 236 (BMW code for same above).
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1969 Jaguar XKE 4.2L Mechanical
Looks like this project is on hold for the time being. Customers wife called to tell us husband passed away suddenly. She will want to get rid of car. It probably would of been best to rebuild old engine to keep car all original. Would be less hassle.Thanks fo...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBBA45A4C
well i got the Bosch Fuel Injection and Engine Management book. and was reading it and decieded that the idle motor was a possible cause in the symptom chart. I tapped on the idle speed motor with a small hammer real lightly and the idles smoothed out for 3 d...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: WDBBA45A6C
ok what i did was removed the warm up regulator and disasembled to flushout the inlet port ,it had a sreen that was plugged. i reassembled and adjusted the mixture by way of powerprobing fuel pump as assistant adjusted mixture screw till we barely saw fuel com...
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1993 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.4L engine VIN: WV2MCOD07P
First of all, I would like to thank all of you that tried to help. I found that the distributor cap was faulty, resulting in a good bright spark but it was firing out of time with the engine. we replace the cap and rotor, and the van fired up within three or s...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWRC29MXY
Thanks to all that replied, esp Don for giving me a pinout of the fan control module (avail through identifix). When doing test #4 wich is terminal T14/4 while backprobing the wire, half the terminal come out of the connector. The terminal was burnt in two. A ...
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1988 Volvo 760 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1GA8749J
I'd like to say we fixed this one, but I can't. We did get it running better though. Pulled of front cover and checked timing, which was good. Tried a new set of plugs. Found three vacuum hoses leaking and fixed those. The hose from the turbo was soft, but cou...
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