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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L cylinder head gasket VIN: SALME11415
I have begun to do a tear down of the cylinder heads on this Range Rover. I am at the "point of no return" meaning tearing down the timing assembly to get the cylinder heads off. I need help with the procedure for removing and replacing the the timing componen...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Emergency Running VIN: AJGAB72E2X
I'm looking for advice on what to do first, being as parts have already been installed with no effective fix. I'm retired, but these are good friends and they feel cheated on the repairs they got before. They didn't come to me first because they thought I was...
2012 Other European ml350 (w166) 3.5L rear control unit,rear sam VIN: 4JGDA5HB7C
this is a specific question for benz guyz,or any of you techs that might find a solution for me. my friend has a 2012 ml350,stood at home for 3 weeks because of a vacation. when he got back he boosted the battery with a starter charger. the car started up fine...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Unknown VIN: YS3FB49S43
This Saab came in on the hook. It would not move. It just had a tranny put in at a different shop. I scanned the codes it had a TCC solenoid code. The fluid level was good. I beleived whether the vehicle had a TCC code or not, the car should move. We got anoth...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Engine Won'T Idle VIN: WVWNA63B3X
goodday fellow tech's. this veh. was towed in coustomer thought that the charging system was bad but not the case . no start problem charged batt. truns over but no start ran codes and found p1545 my scan tool tels me door tampering system fault but my code bo...
2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L Selector module VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ6
Hi there every one Looking for some guidance on this golf. We replaced a battery, done hard reset, selector will not get out of park. Scan result below. Can not communicate with gear selector module. Check all fuses in engine bay fuse box and interio...
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1KS9603T
Ok volvo guys this car came in with a 4000 rpm idle on cold start after a few minutes of run time it idles and runs normal. We did a basic vaccum leak look over no problems found. Next scan for troble codes no codes present but we are having to go through gene...

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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEV33442
Sorry for the delay, but I'm happy to say this car is fixed. It did in fact turn out to be bad gas. I took a sample of this gas out of the tank and put it in a clear bottle. After about ten minutes, weird looking bubbles started forming at the bottom of the... Trouble codes: P0455.
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAFA51082
First of all thanks to everybody that replied. This vehicle is fixed.The techs that suggested to go after the cvcv (or cyclone valve)like Dan from penn.were right. Replaced it and also found a rip on the hose going to the valve as well, that for some reason di...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Front and tail lights VIN: WDBRF64J11
I check can bus system, I replaced front SAM with no help, I think it is the igntion switch, but MB dealer can not sell me the unit,and I do not want to take a chance, so I told the customer take it to MB dealer .
2009 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3FB52Y89
As most who wrote said a sticking valve was right. Exhaust valve in #4 cylinder. Sent the head to the machine shop. Problem gone. Thanks to you all for your help Trouble codes: P0304.
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