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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L shifter VIN: WAUDF78E27
Good Morning, we are working on this 07 Audi A4 quatrro. The problem is the shifter will not shift out of park when you put your foot on the brake. If you try 10 times it will not work 8-9 times. It may work 1 time out of the 10. We have replaced the brake/sto...
1986 BMW 535i 3.5L Hydroboost VIN: WBADC8409G
Hey Guys so this bimmer has been a thorn in my side since the day this guy walked on the lot. He brought it in this time complaining the brakes locked up after he drove it a while. I temped it and the left front was obviously stuck. I pick it up to take a look...
1994 Lamborghini Diablo VT 5.7L Voltage VIN: ZA9DU07P0R
Hello all. I need to ohm test pins for sensors. I have the technical service manual for the vehicle, but it does not show what I need. I have to have a wiring diagram and a pin voltage chart. Does anyone happen to have these available, or know where to find th...
2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBRF52H87
This vehicle came in with the worn sprocket on the balance shaft syndrome. This is the first we have dealt with. My question is with regard to the chain timing. The balance shaft is simple with the 6 millimeter holes that match in the bell housing area. The cr...
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL550 5.5L power steering/ABC VIN: WDBSK71F58
I bow down humbly in front of all the MB Techs... Thank you in advance for any input. I have this pretty MB SL 550 with a power steering humming noise. This noise is almost a vibration type sound. It flows from the pump, through the lines, to the cooler and s...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Cylinder head VIN: YV1VS2556Y
We are installing reconditioned cylinder head with valves. Original head was for the engine #1768941, so the valves have 7mm diameter. The remanufactured head is from newer engine (after # 1818169). The valves have 6mm diameter. We want to know if anybody inst...
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L high beam headlights VIN: YV4CZ59276
Any help on this one would be really great... When the lights are on and high beams are selected the reflectors tilt up like they should for high beam mode (bulbs do not change brightness, I think that is normal) Then the reflectors start to go down to a point...

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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUDC28D7Y
after a second look we had found that serp belt tensioner was bad. tensioner was bouncing and makeing noise. thank for all replies.
1980 Ferrari 308 GTS 3.0L Stall
Well thanks to all!!! Great help by all. Luke [...] warned me of the great dangers of timing belts...Well that ended my diagnosing. Used his manuals for testing fuel system. All fuel pressures were in spec. Then went to fire vehicle and all hell broke loose...
2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG84J35
Hello Fellow Tachs, Thanks so much for the reply on this "Head scrathing nightmare". Finally, I found the fuel pump sometimes looses the pressure for a brief moments. Replaced the fuel pump, Drove the car for few hundred miles. Customer has the vehicle n... Trouble codes: P0104 (Maf sensor signal).
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