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1994 BMW 318i 1.8L Air bag VIN: ABMCA98010
Hi everyone Hope someone can give me some info on this car. It a E36 318i "South African import. Air bag light on steering wheel, its go a 3 spoke steering wheel and the air bag light is on the vertical spoke down the bottom. It dose a self test and the lig...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Engine Block VIN: WBADM6340Y
Hi, need some advice on this vehicle. Vehicle came in smoking and complaining of overheating. Performed compression test, found cylinder 6 to have about half of the other cylinders. Performed leak down test on cylinder 6 and found air leaking out of cylinder 5...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DD35H3Y
okay guys, i need help. crank, no start. has spark, has 150 psi compression across the board, fuel is there. plugs are wet with fuel when cranked. no codes. ran the day before this happened, no problems. drove all day and parked in garage, next morning, this. ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP29M81
Need to replace instrument cluster on 2001 VW Jetta TDI. Car starts and stalls. No warning lights light up at all with key on except battery lamp. ECM codes 18058(P1650) and 17978(P1570) return immediately and no communication with instrument cluster. I have a... Trouble codes: P1650 (powertrain data bus missing from instrument cluster), P1570 (engine blocked by immobilizer)

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L Belt tensioner VIN: WDBCB34D0M
Customer declined repair at this time, maybe later. Chuck from Fla. said he does it and it helps. On my own I gave it a try with parts on hand. The later model tensioner will bolt right up, but requires different pulley, spring, and shock (although later shoc...
2009 Volkswagen CC Luxury 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHL73C59
This was a good one, we found the pcv/ breather needed replacement Easy to find our if its bad, just pull the oil cap while the car idles, if its bad you'll feel/ hear vacuum coming from the engine crankcase, alot of it too, like a vacuum cleaner, Germanstyle,... Trouble codes: P0171, P12A2.
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