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2009 BMW 335i xDrive 3.0L head gasket VIN: WBAPL33579
need removal procedure and any special tools needed
1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Battery VIN: WDBEA34E1N
Hello all you Benz techs out there. This is Tim from Bills Auto in Kingsport, TN. I am working on this 1992 400e that has an ignition off draw. When I first started looking at this, the draw was about .4 amps and would drain the battery overnight. I started pu...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L engine cranks, no start - VIN: 4JGAB54E7W
Hey Guys, original owner, well maintained. Drove to store, parked for about 45 minutes, then no start - engine cranks. Towed to shop. No codes other than faulty fuel level sensor ( that code has been there for about 9 years )I replaced the crank sensor, even ...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AA2992X
Need some help from the Porsche experts as I do not work on many of them. New customer came in with this car. CEL is on with listed codes. He recently had all 4 oxygen sensors replaced elsewhere for the CEL along with the A/C compressor. CEL came back on sho... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air system bank 2), P1411 (Secondary air system bank 1), P1128 (Oxygen sensing adaptation idle range bank 1), P1130 (Oxygen sensing adaptation idle range bank 2), P1123 (Oxygen sensing adaptation upper load range bank 2), P1125 (Oxygen sensing adaptation upper load range bank 1)
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBK21C33
Hello VW Techs This car came in with code PO 456, we did the fuel leak detection pump test with the VAG COM and it show that it had a small leak in the fuel evap system, we perform the test on the fuel detection pump and found a leak in fuel leak detection pum... Trouble codes: P00, 456 (Small leak detected in fuel evap system)
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L compressor VIN: 3VWPW31C56
not cooling checked all power and grounds/ everythings seems to be fine just no power to the compressor. was told this car has no a/c clutch relay and that the a/c clutch was controled by the fan module. cant find no wiring diagram for this car. thanks for any...

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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YL64BX4
Thank you all for the input. I received some very helpful information. I checked running compression and definitely found a problem with that cylinder, most likely some sort of valvetrain issue. Recommended mechanical work to customer. Unfortunately they need ... Trouble codes: P1130 (Bank 2 Mixture adaptation system too lean), P0300 (Random/Multiple Misfire), P0301 (Misfire Cyl 1), P0302 (Misfire Cyl 2), P1127 (Bank 1 Mixture adaptation system too rich).
2000 Jaguar XKR 4.0L transmission VIN: SAJJA42B8Y
Okay this one is finally fixed. We had multiple problems, which always makes for fun. The internal transmission failure was the easy part. Replacing the transmission took care of that. We also had a problem with the transmission mode switch it caused a perform...
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Convertable top VIN: WDBFA76F8V
Car is finally fixed. Had the codes cleared at an MBZ shop. They flashed the Sunroof module and all works perfect. Thanks to all that replied.
2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L torque converter VIN: YS3DF78K61
The saab is fixed, Jerrod [...] from transpro called it,the torque converter was trying to engage do to valve body or internal torque converter problem. Replaced trans w/converter and all is well. Thanks to all.
2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L 3rd gear noise VIN: 9BWDH61J44
We ended up rebuilding the transmission. Could not do it in the car.Had to remove trans as there are bolts that come thru from the inside of the bell housing. Tough to get the right bearings. Thanks for the replies.
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