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2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L Convertible top VIN: WAUAC48H76
Customer states that top occationally will stop raising and he has to manually raise it into position. He asked me to replace the circuit breaker, I see that there is a 40 amp fuse by relay panel. Is there a thermal breaker built into the hydraulic pump? Are t...
2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUDF78E07
Hey guys. This car would not start after filling it up with fuel. Got it going and than ran fine. With less than 1/4 tank it will give me a P0455 & also check fuel filler cap right away. It will not through any codes when full however. Smoke tested fine & char... Trouble codes: P0455 (Gross leak)
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L steering VIN: SAJDA01C1Y
I have this 2000 S-Type with a light metal type rubbing noise from the front end. Only happens when turning right at speeds of about 15mph and above. It does not happen turning left or at lower speeds. Sounds very similar to a backing plate rubbing on a rotor,...
2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 5.5L Steering VIN: 4JGBF86E98
At idle intermitantly we have no power steering assist it works sometimes more so when cold, we had bled the system by turning lock to lock without engine running this is a without speed sesitive steering type of rack, the parts all came from the dealership ou...
1977 Porsche 924 2.0L Clutch VIN: 9247200935
Hello out there.Here is one that I have never seen before,and I have done plenty of clutches in my time.The problem is,is the transmission stays engage all of the time,even in neutral.It seems to shift OK without the engine running.I tried to adjust the clutch...

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2004 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L No Start VIN: 4USBT33434
Sorry for the late close. I got the new filter and regulator assembly and figured out that the by pushing in on the collar and adding a little lube then pulling out on the line i got it. thanks for your replies and your time
2007 BMW 530i 3.0L Engine starting VIN: WBANE73567
This car is fixed. Thanks to Dan and Allen, the valvetronic eccentric shaft sensor turned out to be the problem. The sensor is located under the valve cover so the job involves removing the valve cover. We replace the gaskets and the sensor and the car start...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJNV4844K
Thanks to all that replied. This car had more than one issue. First, the hose going to the ECM for the MAP sensor had a hole in it so I ran a new hose. It started and ran better but not correctly, still rich. Second, the vacuum switch didn't have a vac hose ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.7L instument illumination VIN: WDBNF67J76
I'm sending the customer to the dealer for a cluster, which I hope is under warranty. Thank you
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