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2007 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L controls VIN: WAUMV44E67
Customer picked up this lease return A8 and now that its hot complains of a/c performance. Any Audi experts in in a hot climate familiar with known best center vent temps on re-circ. at idle and hi-way cruise conditions? Our service info (performance tests, ...
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L oil fitler VIN: 5UXFB53544
just doing a easy oil change wrong. took oil filter, found a spring and a cup with slots in it.had dealer fax me parts picture does not show spring and cup with slots. went to euro shop with parts.thay said it goes up in parts that goes inside oil fiter. they ...
2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPC93437
accidently wrote in the last question Trouble codes: P0304, P0305, P0306, P112D
1976 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Brake lights VIN: 1151141204
I have this old Mercedes Benz that has no stop lights. All fuses are good, at the stop light switch I have no power to the black/ red violet wire. If I take a power probe & feed power to the black/red wire on the stop light switch connector the pass. side stop...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Seats VIN: WDBRF61J91
Vehicle Came Into Shop With SRS light on and both driver and passenger seat inoperabable performed scan test and found fault codes B1076 upper control panel unit failure and B1010 Emergency Tensioner Retractor Igntion squib R12/6 circuit short to ground. Remov...
2006 Volvo S80 2.5T AWD 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TH59216
This vehicle came in with the mil indicator illuminated. We checked for codes and found the long term fuel trim codes. Then we smoked the intake track to check for vacuum leaks we found multiple small leaks and repaired them. Then re-smoked the car to double c... Trouble codes: 212D, 21ED

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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Variable timing VIN: WAUDF78E48
Thank you for your reply. After doing the scope test ( visit link ) I know the timing is off. I told the customer that we need to dig deeper and that the timing chain in the back of the head could be stretched. The customer contacte...
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Latch VIN: SAJGX2046X
There were two suggestions, one of which was the answer: we swapped the hose connections at the pump and the latch works normally now, as well as the quarter windows, which were not going up when the top was up, due, no doubt, to the latch mis-function caused ...
2007 Maserati Quattroporte Sport Gt 4.2L Mechanical VIN: ZAMCE39A67
Thank you John, thats what i was looking for. the car is fixed and all is good
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBBA45AXC
sorry for long wait,parts delay.replaced fuel distributor and warmup regulator.fixed the extremly rich condition.thanks for all the help.replaced o2 sensor and plugs also,they had abot 1mm of black carbon on them.performed intake cleaning and replaced old fuel...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBJF65J81
Thank you to everyone for your helpful replies, I'm going to call this one fixed. As I said, we replaced B12 and B12/1, and were still getting an intermittent low refrigerant code, and this system has been triple checked for leaks. Thanks to Marcus advice, I w...
1960 Porsche 356B 1.6L Poor Idle Quality
Thanks for all the responses. Found large amount of play in the bushings for the butterfly shaft. We decided to replace the carbs and intake manifolds with a set of weber carbs. WorldPac offers a kit that updates these cars with fresh carbs intakes and they wo...
2010 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2.0L Calipers VIN: WVGBV7AX1A
Thanks for the replies, as many indicated James had nailed it, but unfortunately, our Genysis did not have the capability with its current software to properly retract,extend and relearn the park brake motors. We manually retracted the brake motors by applying...
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