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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBADT634X1
this vehicle was towed in. would start, but stall. checked fuel pressure and was about 30 psi. replaced pump and filter. started up and runs like a champ. the only problem now is that it developed an extended crank. checked fuel pressure and you see the pressu...
2008 Jaguar XK 4.2L convertible VIN: SAJWA44B08
This '08 Jaguar XK came into shop on flatbed. Driver said Battery is dead, needs replacement(as related from the Owner). Battery in behind the top compartment and cannot be accessed with the top in down position. We jumped using the rear Positive connector on ...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L right rear c.v. axle VIN: WDBEA90D5L
This Mercedes was towed to our facility with a broken right rear c.v.axle shaft. The outer c.v. joint had been pulled apart,or separated. We ordered and installed a new c.v.axle shaft, test drove the vehicle, and considered it to be fixed. The customer picked ...
2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L No start VIN: 4JGCB65E67
This mercedes come in as crank no state all fuses. Power ground ok I don't have fuel prusher we spry carb car start we ching fuel pump now I we have good prsher but car is not stat we scan There is code P2505 cercuet 87 any help
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L shift VIN: 3VWST29M41
Sold car to a customer (big mistake)looking for cheap transportation. I put transmission from other jetta i had. The speed sensor at end of (back of)transmission (g68). I had to swap pigtail on car to go with that sensor on used transmission. This car may driv...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Module VIN: WAUDF78E76
Great info on this vehicle.Thanks guy's.However turns out sticking brake pedal switch was causing abs/esp module to shut down.Noticed when car was idling in park the shift interlock was randomly going on and off[light was blinking in sync with interlock clicki...
2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Lubrication VIN: WBADN63411
Well its been along road on this car. I did put a known good Oil Pump in the Engine. Came up with the same high oil pressure at idle and takes forever for oil to get to the lifters. chain tensioners and the rest of where it is to go. It must have a blockage...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Crank VIN: 4JGAB54E4X
Thank you for your help we finally fix we chiming Aam.
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L rt ft shock VIN: WDBNG84JX3
Thank you all for your overwhelming response.The two main areas covered where calibration and level sensor. the debate goes on whether calibation is needed after shock replacement but it is recomended.Calibration was not my problem.My Tech had lossened upper a...
2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L me9 VIN: YS3FH71U16
at this point i believe the problem is in the UEC (under hood electrical center) I've ordered 1 took 3 weeks to receive and it was the wrong 1 . when i get the correct 1 and install it I'll post my results. thank you all that helped!
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L limp mode VIN: 3VWFA81HXT
Thanks to all the great info. I talked to the customer further and someone had "looked at it" recently before she brought it here again. I found they had broken the clip where the wiring loom goes into the solenoids on top of the transmission. I missed pulling...
2006 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L timing belt/camtiming VIN: YV1RH59266
Thanks for all the help fellas. As I suspected I was being over cautious and it really turned out to be an easy job. The motor design engineers certainly could have made the timing marks more visible. At least they had marks. Sure beats working on an Audi! I j...
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