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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L battery light on VIN: 1BMW56789W
Hello all. Trying to repair this 528i with a battery light that remains on. Alternator seems to charge and battery voltage rises from 12.6V to 14.2V. I have substituted a good known alternator and a good known cluster to in efforts to repair and battery light ...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L master cyl. VIN: SAJWA71C64
Car came in repaired, rusted brake lines at the rear of the car near fuel tank. Bled system with pressure bleeder several times, manually bled brakes, still has a soft mushy brake pedal. Is it possible that the master cylinder failed when the brake pedal went ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Door Locks VIN: WDBFA67E6R
Anyone know how to program this key fob to the vehicle? It is a single button type and I've tried different techniques that have worked for me on other makes but this one has stumped me. My concern is that this vehicle may not be receiving the signal and somet...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L oiling VIN: WDBJF65J0Y
Hi M.B. techs I have posted about this vehicle before and solved the original timing problem. Thanks again to all. In continuing to read and learn more about this car and project, I came across a front timing cover sealing guide in Mitchell. I refers to point...
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2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Shift lever VIN: YV4CY59296
Hello Volvo Techs The shift lever will not go into park, only up to reverse, and the key can not be removed from the ignition lock, we noticed the the button that says "W" can not move, we took the shift cover around the she shifter and checked the contact pla...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L fuel trim VIN: WBABM5344Y
Hello BMW Techs We found many vacuum leaks among them at the air mass meter intake boot,engine oil dip stick seal, disa valve and vacuum hoses under the intake manifold, corrected all of these and later we found that it needed the catalytic converters, but th... Trouble codes: P, 1189 (Fuel trim bank 2 exceeded).
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Soft Top VIN: WDBFA76F6W
it was open circuit at the right rear latch, corroded wire causing high resistance & causing several codes.It was a nightmare & its over with & thanks to everyone helped me with this issue
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L head gasket
thanks for all of the replies.What I was looking for was the proper time and if there were any special tools or tricks that I needed to know before I started this repair. Twenty hours was the consensus time and no special tools are actually needed.I was ...
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2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P98
New Fuel Pumps took care of the problem, customer had the vehicle more than 3 days & its all good
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L no start VIN: WVWSR61J54
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP, I HAD TO GO BACK AND RETIME THE ENGINE. IT WAS OFF. THE REASON FOR MISSING THE MARKS THE FIRST TIME WAS THE TIMING TOOL KIT WE HAVE HAS TWO DIFFERENT CRANK STOPS IN IT AND I USED THE WRONG ONE. THEY WERE NOT NUMBERED SO GUEST AT IT. L...
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