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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L front tires VIN: WBADD5327W
front left canber -2.1 right camber -1.6 front toe and caster are in specs. front camber and caster are not adjustable. car handels ok on the road. Is there anyway or aftermarket camber adjustment kit avalable to bring the camber in specs?
1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA33G7W
car will not start good fuel pressure it has spark but no pulse to injectors
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Slips VIN: WDBRN64J3A
Thanks for any help in advance. Transmission came into shop slippng, we overhauled the trans and found the seals swollen and clutch mattterial coming off of the clutches on the b1 brake clutches. The trans now goes into emergency running as soon as you shift i...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L passenger belt tensioner VIN: YS3DD58N6X
This one has an Air Bag MIL on, gives code B2447, "passenger seat belt tensioner short to ground". Unplugged SRS module and tensioner, check both wires for continuity, one has .2 ohm, the other 1.3 ohm. With tensioner unplugged, sets code immediately after cl...
2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Radio VIN: YS3FD49Y03
Customer claims that after a very close or direct lightning strike to the car, the radio/entertainment system stopped working. With the Tech 2, I ran the optical bus ring break test: ICM Amp2 Amp1 X EHU CDF/CDCF No communication with Amp1, Amp2, EHU, CDF/CD...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW65F9Y
Hi All, Having a bit of a time with this Volvo, mostly from lack of info for the car... The car throws this code every time once it's warm. If you clear the code, MIL will stay off until it warms up, or come back within 15 seconds if it's already warm. Every... Trouble codes: P1671 (CMP Actuator Performance Problem/Signal Out of Range)
2003 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS275X3
We have smoke checked the system for vacuum leaks as well as the exhaust for leaks with none found we have read all the forums on this code we were just wondering if any other tricks can be made other than the dealer for pc programing when we look at the o2 li... Trouble codes: ECM28

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L temperature setting VIN: WAUDH74F06
I am sorry to say is car is not fixed.We here in Wilkes-Barre Pa are in a major flood issue and we are being evacuated.Customer has picked up car and we will deal with it later.Thank you
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L ingen VIN: WBADD6329V
special thanks to iatn gentelman proplem was we ching the key
1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 4.5L engine cooling system VIN: 1080681201
We ended up curing this car after replacing the radiator & the fan clutch. (we thought we could prove that the fan clutch was bad by "locking it solid") the car runs midpoint like all the other MB's that we see thank you for all the replies
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Door closing assist VIN: WDBNG70J11
Thanks guys for all the help ,I check EIS system coding and sure enough I had two wrong coding ,every thing works great.
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L shift linkage VIN: 3VWRB81H9W
This little beasty is now fixed!! I want to thank John and Robert. Both were right about the bushings and specifically the relay lever. I looked up online what that relay lever is supposed to look like and mine was WAY different. Mine was apple cored, the oute...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
This vehicle actually had multiple problems. A new fan control unit and a new radiator fan, the big one on the driver's side, fixed the fan issue. Both fans came on with the A/C turned on with no fluctuation in operation. The old fan was drawing too many am...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWBK31C95
Thanks so much for everyone's replies. After sending this request I went and lifted the vehicle once again and used my stethescope to hear the noise while the wheels were going 50mph. I heard the noise coming from the other wheel bearing that had no play. This...
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