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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Reverse VIN: WAULT64B93
Audi guys please help. I have an a6 that came in leaking fluid from bell housing, pan was full of metal. Trans was working normal before leak. Installed a reman trans from a know good supplier. Trans now falls out of rev after about 2 seconds. All forward gear...
2001 BMW 728il 2.8L vanos
this is a dual vanos m52tu came in with fault codes for intake and exhaust cam sensor fault. replaced both sensors with new genuine intake fault gone exhaust fault still there (code 18) rebuilt vanos unit with new seals no change striped mechanical gears on ca...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L blower motor VIN: WBAET37423
I HAVE A 2003 BMW 325i that needs a blower motor . Took covers and metal strap holding blower motor in and got the motor up out of housing about 3 inches but couldn't get the double caged blower unit out of vehicle was hung up dont know if you have to pull val...
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L no gears VIN: WBANB33524
Hi every one.this E60 with EGS/SMG came in to us on tow truck. transmission .we scanned the car using autologic to retrieved codes.The codes where DSC:wheel-speed sensor,plausibility both rear sensors.also DME has code for detection,rough road-no wheel-speed s...
2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L Engine VIN: SALAE24416
Hi Land Rover Techs I need to pick a couple brains. I have an 06 lr3 with the 4 litre six that intermittantly has a crank no start condition can take up to 40 mins of attempts to fire up happens hot or cold. I cant duplicate concern yet but I have a stored cod...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Radiator VIN: WDBBA45C1F
I am attempting to remove an overheated engine. Previous unknown shop replaced the radiator & installed aftermarket dual electric cooling fans on the front of the A/C condenser. Using the drawings in AllData, it appears that the stock radiator for this car wa...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WDBSK75F13
Need some assistance from all the benz techs, This car has no heat. The coolant going in to the heater core is hot and the engine is up to temp, Cheaked all the basics, all fuses good, coolant level good. The controls in the car dont work i cant change the hea...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF82J95
this car failed va emission for PO450, we replaced the canister shutoff valve,and also smoked the eavp system. no leaks were found, and now we have PO450, after one week. tested 5 volts at sensor, bias voltage also good and ground is good too. checked continui...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L boost VIN: YS3DF78K92
this vehicle has blown off two separate turbo hoses in shop history. can anyone provide max boost pressure under hard acceleration?
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBG77L95
I just got this car in today and I have no ideal where to start looking at, the car misfires randomly at times when it wants to it seems like. the problem only accores when you start the can start the car about 20 to 30 times no problem, but then that ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Timing VIN: YV1LS5543W
This is a problem I am trying to help out a friend with.He took the head off, to replace it and did not mark any of the timing components, or even bother with setting it on #1 cylinder. Now he has asked if I could re time it for him I am just not sure, how to ...

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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L data link VIN: WBAEV53482
Well what little hair I had is now on the floor of this E46.The problem is fixed though.What are the odds?It turned out to be two seperate control units,the left front xenon and the steering angle sensor. I decided to start from scratch after unplugging e...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51D53
Thanks to all who replied!! The fix was just resetting kam thanks to john from G B! Now fuel pressure at idle 55-60 psi Thanks again Trouble codes: P0191.
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L starter motor VIN: WDBFA67E5S
hey guys, I sent this car to our mercedes benz dealer. I changed the neutral saftey switch just for kicks. the k-38 relay I never found on this model. I will update a fix when I get it. thank you for your time
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Steering VIN: 4JGAB57E64
Yes we used the correct fluid. The next step was to install a pump. The customer was not ready to spend any more money at this time. I was aware of bypassing the AC compressor, but there was no doubt in this case that the problem was the power steering. A ...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Heating VIN: WVWYH63B43
Dont know why I got confused on this one but here goes,replaced faulty foot well flap motor ,flushed heater core for the second time and cleaned climatronic buttons so they did not stick anymore now all is fine and toasty.Thanks for all of the replies.
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