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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L No Start, No crank VIN: WBANB33525
This car was brought to me from a local body shop as a no start no crank condition. They said the car was vandalized, and that the front passenger window was broken, allowing water into the floor area. That was all cleaned up. I have communication to all modul...
2006 BMW 530i 3.0L radio nav
I have this bmw that has no radio,i drive functions,nav. After it was detailed i have read other posts about a micro power supply module in the trunk that gets water in it and causes these items not to work,problem is i cant find it or do they still have i.i r...
2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SAJDA15B7Y
Hi Guys, Please help me. I have a jag im really stumped on. the vehicle came in not running for a while time unknown. was purchased and turned by mutiple people. Upon first check found main fuel pump bad. Replaced it. Would only start and run a few seconds the...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBEA30E7N
Hard to start- long crank then will only idles,upon accel engine will stall. If throttle is feathered just right vehicle can barely be moved, sometimes, before stalling out again. Lean pops from intake when trying to accel. Problem goes away once vehicle is wa...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Rear Brakes VIN: WVWEK73C96
I had a difficult time replacing the rear brakes on this car. After playing around with the snapon solus scanner i was able to get the electric rear calipers to free up in order to compress the pistons down. i used the rear brake caliper piston turning tool wi...
1989 Volvo 760 GLE 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1GX6947K
Car came to us on a flatbed, Owner had replaced the timing chain cover gasket(not chains or guides)After reassembly engine would start and idle fine, when you increase RPM engine will misfire. At approximately 1700 RPM misfire will go away, then at approximate...
2002 Volvo V70 2.4L Keyless Remote Progresses VIN: YW1SW61T24
Vehicle starts to lose keyless remote ,progresses to inop instrument cluster and non shifting trans. After disconnecting batteries functions become nermal for 1 2 weeks please help volvo experts
2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L ignition switch VIN: YV1MS68255
hay volvo tech have a question about replacing the ignition switch, do i need to have the ecm or anti theft reprogrammed after? just wanted to know before i do the work thanks

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Compressor VIN: WDBNG70J1Y
Thanks to those of you who replied but the owner decided he didn't need the a/c to work now that it's getting colder and he has picked up the vehicle for now to drive through the winter month's. If he returns in the spring I will post any further repairs made.
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Luxury 3.0L Marker Light VIN: WDDGF54X69
Thanks to all who replied. Vehicle was sent to dealer, and rear SAM was replaced. All is well. Thanks again.
2005 Volkswagen Passat GL TDI 2.0L Misfire VIN: WVWAE63B25
we had the guy switch back to regular diesel and he has not had any issues since. He was making his own, and it seems uncontroled quality is a problem with bio diesel. Trouble codes: P1261.
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