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2006 Audi S4 4.2L Steering Pump VIN: WAUUL78E66
Hi Techs, I have this 06 S4 Wagon in the shop. It originally came in with an intermittent no power steering assist. We Verified that the pump was bad. We installed a pump (Remanned unit from ZF) and did the bleed procedure from Alldata. this pump was incredib...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L temp sensor VIN: SAJNX2743S
first thanks for taking the time to read this and offer advice. The coolant temp gauge reads hot the car is not overheating.The coolant temp sensor for the gauge at operating temperature read from 84 ohms to 92 ohms which is a normal tested the the gauge in th...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on
Hello, I got this rover here putting the check engine light on with two codes P2096 and P2098. Code definition on the scanner says Post catalyst fuel trim banks 1 and 2. I smoke tested the intake manifold and then smoke tested the exhaust system. No leaks at a... Trouble codes: P2096, P2098
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Suspension VIN: WDBHA28E6T
This noise in the r.f. presents only when braking @ idle speeds when backing-up. The front wheel(S) react just like an older M.B. or domestic vehicle would if it had worn strut rod/reaction rod bushings i.e. a "clunk" noise and forward wheel movement when brak...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Air Bag Srs Light VIN: WDBLJ70G22
Vehicle came in for no power door locks, windows or a/c, removed carpet and found carpet and carpet pad wet, appears to be flood car. Inspected wiring harness found CAN conector severly corroded,repaired and test drove vehicle. Had good test drive after gettin...
2008 Mercedes-Benz C350 3.5L Strut, tire
V.I.N. [...]. The system wouldn't accept my vin? I do Mechanical at a body shop, the tech that replaced the fender and whatnot noticed the left front tire was rubbing on the strut. It was a new (Refurbished) wheel and tire, I never saw the old one ...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L timing belt VIN: WVWMD63B04
We are about to replace the timing belt on this vehicle. Are there any tips or precautions or updates? I would also like to know if there is a clear procedure for putting the front end in the service mode? Any details would be appreciated. Thank You!
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WVWAK73C26
Greetings!!! This Passat came in for an intermittent hesitation and an intermittent stalling pulling away from a stop. Customer stated it was more likely after making multiple stops and sitting for 20-30 minutes between. Had these 3 codes, P2181 (implausible c... Trouble codes: P1281 (Cooling System Implausible Signal), P0513 (Incorrect Immobilizer Key), P0442 (EVAP system small leak)
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Misfire VIN: WVWCK73C87
hey guys I need a second opinion here I have a vw Passat 2007 2.0turbo with a cylinder number 1 misfire, I changed the injector, changed the plug, intake manifold gasket, check for vacuum leak, check compression, changed over the coil, check high pressure pump...

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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABS33401
First I want to thank all who replied. After performing several test we found that the cluster wiring had been rerouted and was pinched between the steering column and dash. This was the first time I have seen this. Removed wiring and repaired broken wires ...
1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Valve adjustment VIN: 1070441202
Thanks to all of you that have helped out, you guys are great. Well this is where the rubber hits the pavement so to speak. The injectors were leaking so replaced them and the compression was good. I went to check the valve adjustment and the valves were tight...
2008 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.5L hydraulic VIN: 3VWJM71K78
Master Cylinder was faulty ... after replacement and using the correct bleed procedure , we got a much better feel and no sinking of pedal . Customer admitted soft pedal has been an issue for some time but " Forgot " to mention it, Diag Tech should have caught...
2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Info VIN: YV1LS61J2Y
Thanks for all the replies. I did end up getting the software installed. thanks.
2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L not sure VIN: YV1CM59H33
customer did not want to spend more money on the car so he took it without it getting fixed. all things were checked except for pulling the rear diff and axles
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