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1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L clutch pedal hardware VIN: 4USCJ3321V
I am looking for some of the clutch pedal parts including linkage clips, securing pin bracket, locking pin, and locking pin clip. I can fax a parts diagram if needed. I can get all of the parts from BMW, but everything comes in boxes of either 25 or 50, which ...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Blower fans VIN: SAJNA5840K
The is an early car with an HVAC control. I have very little experience with this system and don't know what might keep the blowers on with the key off and out of the car. Is this a problem with only one or two likely places to look for the failure? My concern...
2003 Maserati Spyder Cambiocorsa 4.2L Outer Tail lights on VIN: ZAMBC38A23
Customer brought car in and the outer tail lights are on all the time. It is as if the brake lights are on all the time but the 3rd (center) brake light only comes on when you hit the brake pedal. Both outer lights will stay on, with high intensity, even if th...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L draw VIN: WDBEA32EXS
Have been searching for the draw on this for a while. I've been through all the diagrams on alldata, but wondering if I'm missing a diagram. Vehicle has a 600ma draw. Pulled all fuses, still on. Traced it to circuit that goes to a small junction on passenger s...
2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L airbag VIN: WDBFA68F82
S.R.S. lamp on-scan code ID:6 front pass seat belt side squib circuit. cannot find any info on what airbag or seat sensor/seatbelt this may be, from what i have read it maybe a poor connection - but anyhelp if its side air bag or seat belt buckle, seat senror,...
2007 Mercedes-Benz R320 CDI 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGCB22E07
P0401 was recorded and cleared 2 weeks ago. At that time we used the scan tool to operate the EGR valve and the engine stumbled but did not die. Vehicle is back with the same code and this time we removed the EGR valve and check the valve and passages. It was ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow)
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L pcv tube VIN: WMWRE33463
I had a 03 mini cooper s come into the shop the other day with a broken pcv tube at the end where it goes into the supercharger. someone has tried to remove the connector into the super with out success. My question is how do you remove the broken end of the t...
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Clutch VIN: WP0AB29961
Customer brought in car and clutch does not seem to work. You can start car in neutral, but gears will grind if you press the clutch and try to put in any gear. You can start the car in first or reverse(the car will jump a little as if the clutch is partially ...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L air suspension VIN: WP1AB29P94
Need help Porsche techs out there;This Cayenne air suspension is stuck with the front end lower resting on bump stops; it will not level or move with the red indicator on the dash "warning air suspension". The only code showing up on the level control module i...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L turn signals, wipers, horn VIN: 3VWRF71K95
customer came in and said that the turn signals, wipers, and horn all went out at the same time. we also noticed that the high beams do not work along with the rear defroster. the customer said the car had been sitting for awhile and when he went out to start ...
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Oil Pressure VIN: YV1TS94D21
Vehicle losing oil pressure after engine is hot. Vehicle has 90psi on start up then drops to zero. Have replaced oil pan orings, pan and pick up.
2005 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Accessories VIN: YV1RS59215
Hey all who reads.. on this volvo S60 2.5T does the siern control moldule have to be programmed when it's replaced.. i'm looking in to a problem with the alarm system going off for no reason and the lights will flash like the alarm system panic button has been...
2005 Volvo XC90 V8 4.4L steering VIN: YV1CZ85205
After replacing the engine found that there was no power steering assist at low engine speeds. Attempted to bleed system due to air in the oil and noise coming from pump. Let the vehicle sit overnight and when started in the am had assist for a few minutes the...

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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L think turbo VIN: WA1YD64B74
Checked Shaft Play On Turbos Too Much Needs Turbos Thanks All!
1994 BMW 318i 1.8L Air bag VIN: ABMCA98010
Thank You to all that replied. some good info. However client has declined for us to spend any more time on this issue. Bruce
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAGF6327S
car is fixed. so after ordering a new key from bmw the engine would crank but not start. then i found a missing fuse to the fuel pump in the front ebox area.still no start. checked connections to the dme and dme relay. no problems there. ordered a new dme rela...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Heater VIN: WBAAV33451
Thanks to all who replied. I removed the semi clogged pipe under the intake manifold and replaced it along with finding a leaking Vanos oil line that added to the bottom line out the door.
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJNV4844K
I did not have a chance to finish this vehicle as customer got impatient. Waiting for him settle down and bring car back
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WD3PE7CC9A
I have to close this due to time. Thanks to all that helped. We suspect the problem is with the high pressure pump, Waiting for insurance company to OK replacement. As there is an open claim on this vehicle Trouble codes: 11BD0, 11C00, 130F0.
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: WP1AB29P74
Thank you for the help, i found fulty cluster that cause this problem.
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: YV1SZ58D52
thank you all for your help once again, replaced the instrument cluster and problem is fixed. some of the post said to pull the instrument cluster and twist or squeez the cluster to see if it would turn on and off i did that and was able to get it to act up......
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