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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L rear O2s VIN: WAUEH24B3Y
Customer came in for diagnosis with codes P1198 and P1199- Bank 1 and Bank 2 heater circuit malfunction. Customer was all over the place when describing what and when things were done and it only got worse when I asked questions, but here's what I was told: Cu...
2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA135X5
I have this X5 with a evap leak. I smoke tested the evap system and could not find any leaks. I put a gas cap on and road tested the light did not come back on yet but the check the gas cap warnning did. Is there a common leak point for tis car? Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap slow leak)
1990 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L ign. & F.I. VIN: SAJTW4842L
This is a repost of a help request from a week ago which was posted on another account due to computer problems preventing the postr from my computer. I have a situation where, after a wiring repair "fixed" an engine starting failure, the "repair" failed and I...
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L No Start VIN: WDDNG71X07
Inittialy came in for fault codes with camshaft timing, found timing chain idler gear wore down. So followed with r&r of engine. After engine installed cranked car, and unfortunatley, wrong timing marks were used so bent valves. Removed engine again and pulled...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L cam timing VIN: WVWTH63B82
had the codes in when first got it. p0021, cam pos A overadvanced OR system performance- bank 2...and, p0011, cam pos A timing overadvanced OR system performance, bank 1...usually send German stuff to the dealer cause I only have a snap-on scanner with generic...

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L No Start VIN: WDBRF61J82
First, thank you for the replies. Since I did have injector trigger and some spark, I was sure the crank sensor was working. However, after more discussion with the owner, I discovered this had not run for over 6 months. Also, I was wrong in saying the spark...
2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Lighting VIN: WP0CB2983Y
Well I will call this fixed. I switched the complete unit with a 1999 996 unit. drove the 996 for a couple of days and the light stopped working. checked / tightened connections in the boxter light assembly. gave the car to the customer over the christmas brea...
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