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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGN63482
After replacing a solenoid valve, I tried to refill the transmssion as usual, but it is acting weird. When I emptied it, I got about 7 quarts out. (Note: the car came from two other shops that couldn't fix it, so I don't know if the fluid level was right to b...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L transmission VIN: 3AVEV39292
Hi BMW techs, this e46 is going intermittently into limp mode. The first time the limp mode reset itself just by pulling over and restarting the car. When it is not in limp mode the car drives fine and the transmission shifts are very good.No leaks found and f...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L asr light VIN: WDBFA76E4P
hello group, i have this 93 600sl here that runs down the road fine till the asr light decides to light up then a loss of power untill it is switched off and started back up then all is fine. we have a solus ultra with the euro software and for some reason i c...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Battery Protection Light, Instrument Cluster VIN: WDBUF70J93
Looking for some help. I have this 2003 Mercedes E500 in for the battery protection, convience functions temporarily diasabled coming on and off and for the instrument cluster intermittently goes dead on start up (all guages and back lights inop, usually comes...
2009 Other European R Rover TDV8 3.6L turbocharger VIN: SALLSAA249
This diesel TDV8 Range Rover has broken left turbocharger. Huge amount of engine oil going to intercooler hoses/engine directly from turbocharger. My question is: how is the right way to remove this turbocharger? I know Discovery 3 demands removing complete b...
1992 Porsche 968 3.0L Rubber damper VIN: WP0CA2960N
Hello all. I need some assistance on how to remove the torque tube from this Porsche. I have never worked on a Porsche until now and alldata isnt very clear on the procedure on how to remove the torque tube. I need to replaced the rubber damper it has split. S...
2003 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L check engine light VIN: WP0CB29873
the car came in with check engine light on. Dme faults P1157( turned out to be bad resistance in air temp sensor), P0422 ( turned out to be cracked gas cap seal). I also have two faults in the transmission module ; P1823, P1818 and according to the diagnostic ...
1997 Volkswagen Cabrio High Line 2.0L no start VIN: 3VWBA81E8V
Car will not start cold. The engine will turn over and both turn signal indicators will light up and sometime flash and the engine will not start.When head light switch is turned on the engine will start. When warm problem is not there and when no start is the...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAE63B45
Hi all, I have this diesel passat with a misfire on #3 cylinder and no power. When I say no power it literally will not hardly pull itself. To make a long story short the complete engine has been replaced by another shop. Compression is 450 psi on all cylinder... Trouble codes: P0303
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWCE63B55
Hello, Need some information on this BHW diesel. Car came in as basket case. Reman head. Installed cam and injectors set with dial indicators. dynamic timing could be wrong since person took cam gear apart. Vehicle starts and runs very good at all times. excep...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Compressor VIN: WVWXK93C87
Hello everyone! First and foremost, thank you all for taking the time to read this and giving me some input. This little VW is giving me fits. So it originally came in with some noise and intermittent operation. Checked for power and ground, everything looked ...

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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WA1YD64B82
Boy you guys are good! And I get the dumb a$$ of week award. Took off the intake tubes and sure enough, a bolt lodged under the throttle blade. How lucky can I be that the bolt didn't go through! Took out the bolt, re-set throttle body & all is good! Thanks ag... Trouble codes: P1545 (Throttle valve controller malfunction), P1568 (Throttle actuator mechanical failure).
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Cooling VIN: SAJWA71C34
Thank you to everyone that replied, the problem was the high speed fan not coming on. Their was a ground side issue with by the right side headlight assembly, Did a voltage drop found more than a 1 volt fixed problem.
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