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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L fuel pump
Hi,I have a 1999 a8,towed in with a no start,cranked ok. Checked fuel pressure,has none,found pump siezed,service writer decided to sell pump only,I wanted complete assembly did not want to do this job twice.Anyway put the fuel pump in now vehicle starts then...
2004 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L Power Steering System VIN: WUARL48H34
Customer complain of hard steering assist at all speeds for over 1 year or so. Service writer at the Audi dealer said he need power steering pump. It may be right or, may be just an attempt to qualify the customer? Fluid is clean and at correct level. PLEAS ...
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3EF45E3X
Car was driven in,owner stated that a mass air flow sensor was installed to correct the problem of engine stalling after hard acceleration and a sudden slow down.Once stalled eng was hard to restart.Check eng light on p0171 & p0300.smoked check of intake found... Trouble codes: P0300, P0171, P0133
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L lack of power VIN: 3VWSE69MX3
Hello fellow VW tech's. Thank you for taking the time to read my post. This car ended up becoming mine after the customer found ou that the cylinder head needed replaced from the camshaft siezing up in it. Now it is my problem. I found a junk yard head with 65...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L windows VIN: SALPV1244T
hello all. This rover is still sitting in my lot. I checked every single wire and they were surprisingly in good health. no corrosion, powers and grounds were right on. I did try another switch pack from another range rover and it did not work so now we ar...
2004 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SALTP194X4
Thanks for those members who took time out of their busy schedule to respond. As it turned out the MIL went out after the last time I looked at it. When the vehicle returned the LT fuel trims were -3.9%. I checked for chafing on the harness and on the bulkhead... Trouble codes: P0150 (O2 sensor bank 2 sensor 1 no activity), P0174 (Bank 2 system too lean).
1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L water pump VIN: 1070441202
THANKS TO EVERYBODY... its just a simple drive gear distributor, vehicle is running... thanks again!!! MORE POWER!!!
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Mechanical VIN: WDBNG70JX1
Thank you guys for all the help I was really stumped and everyones advice helped and it payed off. Once i reset the computer doing the key trick I was able to get the car to run and start idling but the car would idle fine for about 20 seconds and the rps woul...
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