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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBFA66E8N
we had a major leak at front of ac compressor seal. We installed a new napa compressor evacuated and recharged the system but can not make the system activate the clutch.When we first hit the ac button the clutch engages for maybe 1 half second then disengages...

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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L Valves VIN: WBACC0322W
Verified to have 1.2mm over on valve installed height. Machine shop ate this one. Since BMW doesnt have a specification for this, please remember to verify valve install height BEFORE sending to a machine shop. The lifters will only accept 1mm or less of lash ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L compressor VIN: 4JGAB54EXW
Sorry for the late reply. The bottom line was the All Activity Module (AAM)and the fuse box was defective according to a local Automotive Repair shop that specializes in Mercedes. I had the owner to take the vehicle to the above mentioned shop because after ta...
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