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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Timing Chain VIN: WAUZL64B0Y
This one is killing me and I have run out of ideas! Car had a P1522 code (intake camshaft control malfunction, bank 2), p0300, p0305, p0306, P0307, P0308 and a loud rattle from the left bank. Suspected a faulty chain tensioner. Resistance tested the solenoid a...
2007 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L No Start VIN: 4JGBB86E37
Hello to all, got a great customer who came in with their Mercedes ML350. Randomly it will not start. We have reproduce the problem in the shop. There are no codes and there is no power at the plug for the pumps. We have looked at the bulletin/topic issue LI54...
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Steering Angle Sensor VIN: WDBUF56X47
Trying to recalibrate the steering angle sensor in a Mercedes 211.056 E350. We replaced front control arms (traction struts) after we found the bushings in bad shape. The steering wheel was off center to the left before the work and during the alignment we fou...
1988 Rolls Royce Corniche II 6.7L blower motor VIN: SCAZD02A6J
The a/c system seems to operate normal for about 20 minutes, then the blower stops working and the a/c compressor starts to cycle on/off for about 8 to 10 seconds then stops cycling. After about 5 minutes, the compressor will start the cycling for about 8 to 1...
1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3D558NXV
My Monday Saab Story starts with the customer towing in this car because he says the other day while he was driving 105MPH he floored it to pass somebody and it popped and died on him and would not restart. Checked and found Good spark from the DI Cassette on ...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L y connector by coolant tank VIN: 9BWDE61J93
This vehicle has been blowing the plastic y connector that attaches the coolant tank to the motor. When the vehicle first came in the large cooling fan was seized and the cap would hold 25 psi. We replaced the fan, cap, y connector and the fan switch in the ra...

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2007 BMW 328xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVC93557
Hey guys thanks for the responses. I went through and verified powers and grounds to the DME again and re-checked all my inputs to the DME from the throttle. I removed the DME and sent it to BBA to be fixed if possible. they had the DME for about a week before... Trouble codes: 2D07, 2D09, 2CFA, 2CFB.
2008 BMW 528i 3.0L cooling fan VIN: WBANU53568
checked the signal from the dme found a good square wave customer supplied his own fan installed the fan system has no leaks and fan works thanks for the info from everyone thanks
2002 Jaguar XJR 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B02
hello group well car is gone...coolant level indicator was stuck down,freed it cured low coolant light...Apparently there is some confusion on codes 1646/1647 on this clear codes and they would come right back...identifix guy told me my scanner wa... Trouble codes: P1646, P1647, P0740, P0753, P0758, P0763.
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Temp Rises VIN: SALTW19454
Thanks for all the replies. We did 2 things, put a laser on the radiator, had as much as 30 degree change from top to bottom. Ithought that was alittle to much. Also did 2 block tests, first one passed, second one failed. I suggested we start with replacin...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L engine light VIN: WMWMF33567
i am calling this one fixed. o2 sensor and air mass meter fixed this car. my training and experience says those parts were good. go figure. some times using a mosburg, Remington, or the shot gun of your choice will actually fix a car. i might as well thro...
2006 Smart Fortwo Pulse .8L No Start VIN: WMEAJ00F66
couldnt confirm a fix with this car believe it needs a computer reflash at the dealer because the ecu wil not turn the glow plugs on if the temperature is above 15 degrees celcious. the car is very hard to start until i unplug the coolant temp sensor and it fi...
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