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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L Broken bolt VIN: WBANE53576
This car came in with an oil leak. It's coming from near the oil filter housing, more specifically , it's coming from a broken bolt in the head. It's just behind the oil filter housing and goes through the head gasket. To access the bolt, the intake has to com...
2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L High beams VIN: SAJWA74C44
The high beams are not working. The flash position on the combo switch does work, so I know the relay, wiring and bulbs are good. I cannot find any diag info on this circuit. From the wiring diagram it looks like there is a series of resistors in the combinati...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Unknown VIN: SAJEA51C44
customer just perchased vehicle. was told it needed a power steering pump. Noise is a whine coming from transmission. Checked arcives. pulled front trans cover to inspect and attempt a filter swap. no filter. No listing for a filter at the local parts stores. ...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L ignition VIN: SALJY1247W
Vehicle came in with a crank-no start condition. I connected a scanner and had no comunication, so next I tested all of the fuses, grounds and b+ connections. Next I got a used ECU, now I have codes and data!!! Still crank and no start. Looking at the data I s...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Suspension VIN: SALME11453
customer had airbags replaced somewhere else, brought to us to have light shut off. we shut light off. customer came back a month later, said light was back on again and that he towed a trailer when it came on. we tried to reset light but can't talk with compu...
1976 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L rear view mirror VIN: 1151141204
Performing Quite a Bit of work on this vehicle and the one thing the customer really wants is for me to remove his rear view mirror I want to accomadate this for him but cannot for the life of me figure out how this is accomplished anyone have the secrets so I...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L drive belt VIN: 3VWCF21C2X
Has anyone else seen where the drive belt tensioner break on this diesel and what was the repair, I know this is a short message, but it is wahat it si Thanks Mark
2002 Volkswagen Beetle Sport 1.8L engine VIN: 3VWED21C32
car drove to shop replaced battery after battery replacement cust came to pick up no start pulled fuel feed hose no fuel replaced pump cranks no start pulled feed hose again good fuel flow now checked injectior pulse good no spark found code no rpm signal repl...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA69M14
this car died and restarted once then nothing jus cranks over. after some basic checks , no fuel pressure ,injector pulse good ,spark good ,compression good ,i figured out that the fuel injectors and fuel pump were not being powered on crank or jus ign. on ? w...
2002 Volvo S60 AWD 2.4L all wheel drive VIN: YV1RH58D42
Calling all Volvo techs. Any help would be much appreciated. The problem im having is that the rear diff stays locked all the time making turning very hard and eventually causing driveline damage. The vehicle came in originaly with a loude noise from under the...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L ABS, Brake Pad Sensor
Sorry guys for the late reply.finally got a hold of a euto scanner. The problem was just a reprogramming of the cluster. I just learned that they change the battery. The brake pad warning light went out. the trunk open warning was the sensor switch on the l...
2005 BMW 330xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEW53435
Many thanks to all who replied. All of you were right on the money. After a careful inspection of the vacume hose along side of the engine I found that it had deteriated from the heat of the exhaust manifold and was leaking. All that was needed was a short pie... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492.
2008 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME15478
Well i am calling this one as fix here is the story after i open this request i called mobile tech to update pcm with his autologic land rover option didnt work and he suggested me for injector cleaning. i callled land rover part guy and changed the intake ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBJF65J81
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWBB61C5W
I had no luck sourcing these TSB harnesses. I informed the customer that likely harnesses would have to be made, but recommended accessing the TCM and performing pinpoint tests on the harnesses first, as it is possibly a TCM problem. This customer did not wish...
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L reverse VIN: 9BWBB61J82
i found transmission has internal problem. So the customer wants to put used transmission. thanks for helping
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWSE69M74
instaled new oem coils and plugs, The condition didn't change. The problem was the intake passages had major crud obstruction. scraped cleaned all passages and reassembled and good to go...
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