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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L water pump VIN: WBANE53576
I have this 06 bmw 535i and it is overheating. I have narrowed it to the electric coolant pump because I have no flow and the hoses going out of the pump are cool. I have battery positive on terminal 1&2 and the contact ground at terminal 4 is good. I went ahe...
2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Touch screen VIN: SAJWA74C44
This Jag has a touch screen for the HVAC, radio and Nav controls. It flashes on and off in 2 second intervals. It will only display the heat control. The only recent work was a battery (used memory saver while replacing) and a combo switch. I have checked all ...
1981 Peugeot 4-60 60CID Parts
Can anyone help us find parts for a Peugeot Pisces marine diesel, model 4-60, naturally aspirated, with glow plugs? We have tried Peugeot site on the web and cannot get any response from it. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, Paul
1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Unknown
customer car is a 95 993 c4. symptoms are 2. brake pedal is spongy at the the top. feels like air but cannot bleed any air out of system. only fluid. second is brake booster runs every second time you touch the brakes. i have done a lot of research and found m...
2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Sport 2.0L Timing chain/Cam shaft VIN: WVWNL73C29
Volkswagen and Audi Tech's I need your help and thanks in advance. I have here a 2009 Passat CC with the 2.0l Turbo engine (code CCTA) with the Timing chain. (no timing belt). There is a loud knocking noise coming from the upper timing cover area. The noise...

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2012 Bentley Continental 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBFR7ZA7C
This case reminded the Scientifich Methodoly classes: be careful with the "fictitious hypothesis"! This Bentley has a vacuum leaking on the vacuum lines related to bank 01 manifold. It is possible to see by clamping the vacuum hose and watching the O2 sensor ... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF sensor circuit range / performance).
2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L circuits VIN: 4USCH9345Y
Whoops almost forgot to close this. Guys were dead on about finding wires underneath both seats compromised- a few sections of proper gauge wire ,some connectors, heat shrink and wire loom protection fixed this gem without chasing our tails.
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L shifting VIN: SAJEA51C02
First: Thanks for the help - there was some insightful imfo there. Unfortunetly I believe the problem with this car is much deeper than I anticipate. Luckily another 2002 Xtype came in with ABS problems. I stuck the original TCM into the good car - P1603 set ...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Trasmission Shift VIN: WMWRC33452
1995 Porsche 968 3.0L sunroof VIN: WP0AA2962S
Ok this car is back in working order. What we did was replace the gears, switch and adjusted the slip clutch to about 5.5NM. There is no feature for the motor to stop running, for the unlock feature as far as i can tell. I did some reading on the renn list ...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2989X
Thanks to all for their responses. As of yet we have not solved the problem. The engine is in time and there is little wear on any of the tensioner rails and all tensioners appear to be working correctly. There is no breach of the wiring harness, and both c... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft Sensor Short to B), P1397 (Camshaft Sensor Bank 2).
2005 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Intake cam timing VIN: YV1RS61225
Well, here's the skinny: the camshaft adaptation Vida shows is crankshaft angle (CA), not camshaft, and can vary from 0-50 for intake on this car, all positive values. A cam timing of 0, our aim, will report a CA of 27. Vida says 8 from 27 is allowable. I ...
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