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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L Timing VIN: WBAHN83526
Vehicle came in was smoking rebuild engine no more smoking, But I getting code 2A8E and 2A8F tooth off set intake cam to crank gear , checked timing 3 times with tool perfect replace intake sensors same problem pulled out the Vanos cleaned and installed same p...
1979 Saab 900 EMS 2.0L water pump
Can't find anything on line as far as pictures of engine,mainly water pump replavment.Seems to be a distributer type pump,shaft/gear assymbly going though block.did find a part listed on car quest for 300 but need an saab tech or old timer to help me determine...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L injection pump VIN: 3VWCP21C41
I have this beetle that was towed in to my shop with a bad alternator, I noticed a fuel leak coming from the top cover of the injection pump dripping down on the alternator. I called the dealer and they tell me a gasket is not available for the cover and that ...

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2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L oil pressure VIN: WBAEU33434
Very interesting resolution to this problem: what stopped the oil pressure light flickering at idle on this BMW was a modification to the connector to the oil pressure switch. The connector from the harness side has two female openings, only one of which has ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L battery VIN: WDBRF40J23
Well after disconnecting everything in the car and then disconnecting the fuse block by the battery in the engine compartment I still had a massive draw. I disconnected the alternator and starter no change, I then did a continuity test between the POS cable an...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Transfer case VIN: WP1AB29P64
Ist servo motor from WP was defective,and needed updated module as per Porsche tsb for code 2039.This was not immediately throwing this code so that explains my confusion.So in a nut shell replace module and servo motor when you encounter this problem.
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