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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Mil Flashing VIN: WAUDC28C2Y
Misfire cylinder #4 only at idle, only when warm. I would have to say that this misfire isn't a "dead" miss but rather "half dead" if that makes any sense. (If you perform a cylinder balance test, #4 rpm drop is about as half as the rest, so the cylinder is "w...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L 2-3 shift VIN: WDBCA39D9G
This beauty is my Sunday driver and it has developed a 2-3 shift problem...no upshift The clue may be that if I slip it into neutral for a split second and right back to drive it will shift ok. I'm not interested in pulling the trans out for repair, I can c...

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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Vanos VIN: WBADT43441
The mechanic who rebuilt the engine did not properly time it. All of the intake valves were bent. I put on another head, used the proper tools to time it, and it runs great. No codes and great power. The vanos tools are a must when working on these engines.
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L blower motor, compressor VIN: SAJNX2740S
Sorry for the long delay but MUCH THANKS for all the help on what I thought was my nightmare jag...but in reality the problem was simple it was the blowers motors both of them! The driverís side went out a while ago (I suspect) so when the passenger side went ...
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