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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Module VIN: WAUDF78E76
Vehicle has vag code 094441,u0121.No comm with abs esp module.All fuses good power and grounds present.Pretty sure I just have a dead module.Two questions.I cant find any published codes or diag info for this so has any one experienced this and two what is the...
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2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WBXPA93406
Have this bmw that has a coolant leak coming from the side of the cylinder head on the right side.Looking at the motor from the front. Unable to tell if coming from the cylinder head or from the coolant tubes that plug into the cylinder area below the thermost...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA66E2L
This rather nice old SL will set the check engine light intermittently. This code should set with 4 sequential fails but the frequency is less than this as it takes weeks sometimes to trigger the MIL. We tested the current to the EHA both static KOEO and runni... Trouble codes: 09 (Current to EHA valve y1 implausible)
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L rt ft shock VIN: WDBNG84JX3
Dear fellow techs. We have this mercedes that belongs to a fleet account.Probly would not have taken this job otherwise,But I did. Car came with blown rt ft air shock. We replaced shock. now shock inflates and holds air but car sits about 2 in lower on right f...
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2007 Porsche Cayman 2.7L oil coming out of tail pipe Looks like a breather VIN: WP0AA29847
IS there an oil separator box or breather that goes bad on these cars ??
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Part Throttle VIN: WDBEB28D9N
HELLO EVERYONE. UNFORTUNETELY I HAD TO LET THIS VEHICLE GO TO THE OWNER.I DID EVERTHING I KNOW BUT IT SEEMS TO REPLACEMENT OF TRANSMISSION IS THE ONLY WAY TO FIX.REPLACED DAMPER SPRING KIT K-1(HARD SHIFT 2ND TO 3RD), INSPECTED SHUT-OFF VALVE RV1 AND RV2,REPLAC...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3D558NXV
I appreciate all the ideas, but the customer decided to trailer this thing away instead of looking into it any further. I did do the leakage tests with the valve cover off so that should eliminate the PCV system. I don't know that the "magic hammer" test would...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L rear window regulator VIN: WVWRH63B84
Most replies directed us to install the 2 piece pin in the glass first and then drop the glass into the regulator slot which accepts it with a little downward force. If not replacing the regulator, the glass has to come out of the door to install the pin. If t...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Trans VIN: YV1RS61R22
I AM GOING TO CLOSE THIS FOR NOW CAUSE I THINK WE HAVE FOUND OUT WHY. IT LOOKS LIKE THE CRANK IN THE ENGINE HAS TO MUCH END PLAY AND I THINK ITS PULLING THE CONVERTER OUT OF THE FRONT PUMP. I TOOK THE ORIG. TRANS APART THINKING I WOULD FIND A BROKEN FRONT PUMP...
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