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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L cam gear bolt VIN: WAULT68E02
i cannot find what i believe to be the correct torque spec for cam gear bolts on this 3.0 audi with twin dual overhead cams. alldata, and everywhere else on the internet i've searched says 100 Nm and that's it. there are no keyways in these gears to the shafts...
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2006 BMW 530xi 3.0L Engine VIN: WBANN73586
This car belongs to a very good customer. He is using 1 quart of oil per 1,000 miles. We have only been using BG full synthetic 5w-30 oil. This car has no dipstick, just a sensor in the oil pan. We have tested the crankcase vacuum and it is within spec of TS...
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2002 Jaguar XJR 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B02
hello xjr jag techs...jag came in on a hook ,blew oil cooler hose,spun rods so we replaced engine with 40k motor used original harness , turned key on for 2 mins,,then started it..fired right up...waited for cooling system to get air out...filled as alldata st... Trouble codes: P1646, P1647, P0740, P0753, P0758, P0763
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2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Ride Height Calibration VIN: SALAE25425
After suspension compressor and software update when trying to calibrate ride height, using Autel MaxiDas, will get message "height measurements outside required tolerance , must have height calibration error of 3mm or less. Scanner is showing LF -14, RF +19, ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cam gear VIN: WDBEA32E5R
My shop replaced head gasket of this car. Car is good running car, gasket done for usual oil leak mo. My tech set up chain and ended up breaking the camshaft in 3 miles. Great! Destroyed head, broken timing cover. I found a few identical cases with the same pr...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Misfire VIN: WDBRN40J33
Hello everyone- This Benz has a misfire/hiccup under light throttle during cruise conditions. Will not miss on full throttle acceleration or when powerbraking in shop. Will not give any misfire codes. I've checked compression and inspected the plugs/coils very... Trouble codes: P0128
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2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L cooling system VIN: WDDNG86X27
car came customer stated that the cooling fan has a mind of its own. seems to come on when not needed. sometimes even with car off. no codes and temp seems normal. fan will run sometimes for short periods like 5 seconds to 15 seconds,. Any help appreciated.
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling System VIN: WMWRE33586
This Mini was brought in to check cooling system, car was overheating and losing coolant through the expansion tank cap, coolant hoses were replaced but engine was still overheating. Cooling system was pressure checked and no leaks found. Cooling fan was not w...
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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Starting VIN: YS3FH71U16
-2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8 turbo automatic transmission 46,000 miles Originally came in with an intermittent no start no crank problem. Problem is now constant! No crank problem. I started off tracing the no crank to no ground signal being received At the starte...
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2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WVWBM7AJ9A
This car was towed in, customer stated that the turbo was wineing it lost power and then quit running. It cranks but wont start. checked fuel and pressures with the help of identifix, all ok. There are no codes present. My tech disconnected one of the intercoo...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Right Rear Door VIN: WDBGA51E7N
Hi folks! Well I was able to get the door open. With the back seat removed I was able to removed the door panel. Using compressed air and brake clean, I cleaned the latch and lubed. After about fifteen tries, I was able to get it to open. I removed the lat...
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2004 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Abs, esp, brake VIN: YS3EH59G54
Thanks for the replies. We have been using BBA throttle bodies for a long time without this sort of issue, but after installing a new genuine unit, the problem has not returned. I replaced the ignition switch and ABS module again. Shortly after returning th... Trouble codes: P1531 (Pedal position 12 out of range), P1231 (Throttle position 12 out of range), C1387 (Right rear wheel speed sensor no signal), C1925 (No CAN communication with ECM/TCM).
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