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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUDG74F45
we need to know what the proper procedure is to repair oil leaking fron the large black plates on the rear of the cylinder heads, can this be done in the car or does the engine need to be lowered and or removed.
1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Starter VIN: 4USCH7320T
Very intermittent No Crank, can not duplicate the problem and the customer does not want the car back untill its fixed! Customer say it's happens cold and hot It may start if it sits for a while It always push starts No codes, and I havent been able to dupl...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Manual Lever Position Sensor VIN: WBAFB33511
Vehicle came in with transmission went into limp mode and was weak on power. Then the customer shut off and it would not restart, so it was towed in. We first put on the manual lever position switch and no change, did this because we could see the tcm was not ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L compressor clutch VIN: WDBEA66E9P
One for you Mercedes Moguls. Got this 93 300 CE with no a/c compressor clutch engagement. I got called in, in hopes that my I-Scan might be able to help but to no avail. When the car originally came in it had very hi, hi side pressure. Shop changed out compres...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L compressor clutch VIN: WDBHA28E1V
got this mercedes for inop ac. hooked machine up and found next to no freon in system did a ac service and added recomended amount of freon. started vehicle up ac started working blows cold. had vehicle running for a few minutes checking for ac leaks when i no...
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L Power Steering VIN: WMWRC33585
Hello Group, This Mini came in with complaint of no power steering. Checked power and ground to pump motor and both good. Checked 5amp fuse at position F39 and found it was blown. We replaced it only to discover that we STILL had no power steering assist AND n...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33475
Performed service on vehicle as well as valve cover gasket, plugs, wires, oil change,etc. Had code for rear o2 heater malfunction (P0036). Test sensor heater circuit was bad replaced with NTK sensor. Attempt to clear codes after repair and the P2096 wont go aw... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post Catalyst Fuel Trim lean bank 1)
1993 Volkswagen EuroVan CL 2.5L Cuts out
Hi all in IATN land. Thanks for taking time to read this post. This Euro van came to me after a back yard guy did his best to %#@#%^$ every thing he could on this van. After taking care of the timing rig, replacing plugs, wires, cap and rotor it idles ok. The ...
1990 Volvo 780 2.3L Fuel injectors VIN: YV1HA8726L
Need some Euro help everyone. Customer states it has been intermittently hard starting for a while. Now a total no start. Has spark on all cyls. No injection pulse, has key on power to both terminals of injectors. I know you want fuel pressure but I can hear t...
2005 Volvo V70 2.5T 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1SW59265
This Volvo is giving some issues. I have so many jobs to complete I haven't much time for diagnostics. The customer brought in the vehicle stating sometimes stalls, bucks under wide open throttle. Codes pulled as listed above. I suggested the fuel pressure sen... Trouble codes: 290C, 280B, 280C, 212C, 21EC

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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L electric struts VIN: SAJDA01N51
We checked the module and it did have water traces on it, thanks for that tip. We called Jag. and the module comes as a plug n play unit. BUT before you can switch modules, it has to be programed for vehicle specific app. at Jag. Before we went and spent any m...
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L Hesitation VIN: WDBRF52H86
Ok Guys, as you guys all said, Balance shaft gear is worn out. We removed the engine, tore it down and found the issue. All I can say is WOW what crap. Anyways, not fixed yet but we are waiting for parts. I guess we will be seeing a lot of these jobs soone...
2009 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWMM33559
as i feared the computer was fried that ground strap on the front of the valve cover is critical apparently but fortunatly it was still under warranty thank god because it's a $3000.00 proposition. Thanks to all who took time to help me. Iatn is a great tool Trouble codes: 2BD3, 2BD4, 2BD0, 2848 (Fuel pressure sensor).
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