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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Ft Bearing VIN: WBABM334XY
Hello all, This post is for information on replacing the front wheel bearing on this BMW. My question is from looking at the service manual(aldata), looks like the knuckle is closed on the back side, so you can't just press it out and back? Is there a way do r...
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Drivetrain? VIN: WBAGL63564
Used car lot car, so history is unknown. Initially there were multitudes of codes in various modules, took quite some time to clear them all with our Launch. No, those codes were not recorded as they should have been, but there were no transmission codes. We c...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJGX2743V
The car starts and runs at idle for aproximately one minute. Then it will cut out and back on again and keep running again. This can happen again two or three times during the first five minutes of running. After running about five minutes it will not happen a... Trouble codes: P1609 (internal fault), P0200, P0100, P1300, P2100
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L heater core leaks VIN: SALPV1246X
Can someone shed the light how to replace heater core proper way. Heater core sits behind radio. Seems to remove the whole dash and center console.
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2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L No Start VIN: SALAE24416
Hi Land Rover techs I could sure use some help. I have a LR3 here that the customer had towed in with a crank and no start. Once vehicle dropped off the wrecker it fired up without missing a beat. Customer is very upset but I cant get it to act up to even begi...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Belt Tensioner VIN: WDBEA32E6R
Any help would be appreciated as I'm not sure I understand the drive belt tensioner on these completely. This car came in with a belt squeeking and we found the tensioning rod was stripped. Replaced tensioning rod, now I cant seem to get the belt to tighten do...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF65J21
Towed in, engine cranks takes several tries sometimes starts and stalls. Cold start usually starts easier, hot restart sometimes doesn't start at all. No codes. Checked IATN 1st. found CKP a common issue. Tried this and only slight improvement. Started right u...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L ride height VIN: WDB2153752
car came in with suspension sitting on bump stops,check with das,have code for no pressure in system,go through all das tests result was the radial piston pump failure,,replace with working twin pump,still have same problem,and same test result,was wondering i...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L ignition VIN: WDBRF61JX3
vehicle was towed in for a no start condition fuses had already been gone through by customer rechecked all fuses found to be all ok, checked and found fuel pressures to be at 53 psi and found injector pulse present. just have no spark present. any sugestions
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBNG70J16
Based on codes and pattern failures for these faults, I replaced the crankshaft position sensor and the mass air sensor. both with new Bosch parts. The customer complained of the typical hard or no start and rough running. Along with these symptoms the custome... Trouble codes: P2034 (crank position sensor), P0170 (self adaptation of fuel mixture right bank at limit), P0173 (self adaptation of fuel mixture left bank at limit)
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2010 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L display VIN: 4JGBB5GB3A
Hello techs, we just did a front and rear brake job on this mercedes ml350. The problem we are having is. the brake wear indicator light won't go out. (its a digital display)The new sensor ohm out at zero ohms. Also tried using modis for any reset procedures( ...
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2005 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L transmission leak VIN: WP1AB29P55
hey all, Got this Porsche in for a whine in the transmission. After further inspection found that it has a leak coming from the front of the bellhousing, suspecting a front trans seal leak. We removed the trans pan and found on a very small amount of very fine...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.8L Manual transmission VIN: 3VWVH69M14
I'm trying to help a co-worker of mine who bought a Jetta for his girlfriend from an auto auction. The car has a 6 Speed 02M trans, trans code FSR. It didn't have 5th or 6th gear and made a grinding/buzz noise on decel when engine braking. Pushing the clutch i...
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Cluster,Limp In Mode VIN: YV1RS64A24
Volvo Techs Please guide me.S60 came in with No cluster function except check engine light.Did some reading and found multiple faults with DIM.Removed DIM wiggeled and twisted to no avail.Tested power and ground feeds both there.checked ohms at DIM plug found ...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Master Cyl VIN: WAUDD68D2Y
ok techs it looks like i fixed it.installed a different r/f caliper and bled system again and again and again it has been over a week and half and customer has not called lets still keep fingers and toes crossed.thanks to all replies
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2004 BMW 525i 2.5L Starting VIN: WBANA53594
ok guys thanks to everyone who helped with this bimmer. wierd wierd,when we first got it try crancking it nothing unplug the ibs nothing, check for codes nothing, put 12 v to starter solenoid got it to start. i get inside turn it off start it again with key o...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L airbag light on VIN: WBAVB175X6
Disconnected main connector under drivers seat. connector looked fine, plugged it back in light went out. must have been bad connection.
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2011 Mercedes-Benz SPRINTER 3.0L Fuel drain Fitting At Sensor On Filter
Thanks to all who replied. I have been unable to find a part so far. I do have feelers out there so I will know when the part becomes available. We had to expedite a temporary repair as a stop gap for now. I can not believe we have brand new fleet vehicles and...
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2004 Porsche Boxster 2.7L Fuel Pump VIN: WP0CA29864
THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR RESPONSE RAGRDING THE FUEL PUMP ISSUE ON THE PORSCHE BOXTER. HERE ARE THE UPDATES; i RECIEVED THE POWER AND GROUND TO THE FUEL PMP CONNECTOR BEFORE I REPLACED IT, SO THE ONLY OPTION I HAVE IS TO REPLACE THE CONTAMININATED FUEL AND CLEAN ...
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2008 Volkswagen Eos lux 2.0L passenger rear window VIN: WVWFA71F08
The motor/control module was the problem. We replaced and all is well. I will say that the motor cost was around $220.00 you have to take the glass out to get the regulator assembly out. Be careful when you are installing the glass not to go to tight with the...
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