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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Suspension VIN: WDBHA29G3X
Car came in with rear tickling noise complaint, road test, verify noise, sound like sway bar loose, remove sway bar links & road test, noise disappear. Replace rear sway bar links, bushings (put a lot of grease in bushings) & spring seat(out of shape), noise s...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L ABS pump VIN: WDBUF65J03
The issue it has is: An overactive ABS pump. seems to activate/cycle more often than should. No other problems, other than the sound of pump motor. It comes on about every 2nd or 3rd time you stop, to recharge the accumulator- very annoying to the owner.. I on...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTH69M13
Came in running rough all the time, had a bad coil on cylinder 5. Also mad misfire codes for 2 and 6, but could confirm. Replaced all the plugs and 2,5,6 coils. Now it runs good down the road, but has a very rough idle in park and in gear. Maf is reading betwe... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWWH63B74
hello vw gurus,,,got this passat that came in making alot of rattling noises esp on start up...pulled valve covers..and chain tensioners were missing plastic guides and marks on on one cam was off a tooth...i went ahead and replaced the tensioners,seals,v.cove...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L No Start VIN: YV1TS90D6Y
Vehicle cranks but doesn't start. Checked spark, fuel pressure, injector pulse, cylider compresions and all checks out ok. When cranking it has 20PSI of cranking vacuum and vehicle will start and idle if a spark plug is removed (doesn't matter which). Disconne... Trouble codes: 91B7, 91A7

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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAN37421
There's 2 fuses for the DME relay. One had blown. And no there was no way to cross connectors cause of there length and shape. There's only like 6 or 7 connectors to unplug and there routed just right! Why does everyone tiring to help jump to same conclusion? ...
2005 BMW 760Li 6.0L Misfire VIN: WBAGN83515
So after we did an induction chemical cleanup with the BG system in order to dissolve carbon buildup on the valves. Customer drove the car for over 2 weeks with no problem. Called in after that and complained of vibration when first starting in the morning. We...
2008 BMW 335i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAVB735X8
Customer took the car to the dealer to get it repaired under some sort of warranty. For this car what we have acquired is that there could be a problem with the valve body itself and or a problem with the converter lockup clutch solenoid that we could not get ...
1978 Mercedes-Benz 230 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1070441204
Well, i think it's fixed. We did an Induction Service with BG stuff, had the customer fill the tank with gas and told him to drive it. It's been a week and a half. I called him and he says he's not sure if it's fixed because he hasn't driven it much since he ...
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