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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUED64BX1
Afternoon folks, Need some help here. customer brought us this vehicle, we normally work on his wife's TT. another shop had installed this engine after his timing belt had broken. they were unable to get it to run. We had faults for both cam sensors and for th...
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2007 BMW 750Li 4.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHN83587
hi fellow techs . This car came in with leaking valve cover gaskets and valtronics servo motor codes 2a6a both banks but reunning fine after we replace the valve cover gaskets the service engfine light came on with codes po011,po021 and po016 some times o018 w...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L Oil Pan
Will a 2 piece oil pan from 1992 300sd fit on this car? It is a one year one piece aluminum pan that has been scrapped too many times. They use the same gasket but I am not sure about oil pump or clearance. Plus more than $300 difference.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA51G5X
Let car idle for 10-20 min. and it dies, after that it runs flawlessly. Cust. complaint it dies on him after the first time intermittently, but I could only get it to act up once per engine warmup. It act as if key is shut off, replaced crank sens. when car ca...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Unknown VIN: 4JGAB54E82
Has a misfire in cylinder #1,2,and 3 replaced one injector also switched coil around same problem compression good
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2008 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI 3.0L engine VIN: 4JGBB22E18
This one kind of has us scratching our heads. Hard to diag when I don't have some of the necessary tools to check what needs to be checked. The story from the customer went he accidently filled the vehicle with gasoline. Drove the vehicle about 30 miles where ...
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWJL7AJXA
Hi everyone Ihis car came in three months ago with mil on from the same codes. We did some research and we could not find any valuable info on the codes description. I did not make an error when wrting these codes they really are shown like this: 12812 1162 p3... Trouble codes: 12812 (No description available), 1162 (No description available), P320C
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB335X4
After a couple test drives, the vehicle went "crazy". Every single warning message was displayed along with the radio turning itself very loud and the blower motor continually turning itself on high. Also, the normal door chime going off repeatedly VERY loud... Trouble codes: P0335.
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L navigation VIN: WBXPA93474
The fix is leave the display unit in the dash assembly. Disconnect the CIM down behind the radio head and pull the whole thing off with the dash. Still cannot tell you how to remove the display unit. Evaporator is in and thanks again for the help.
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C9Y
Thanks for the replies... I ended up puling the new VVT solenoid and having the dealer send another. once that was installed the running problem and the P1386 was taken care of. Did not do anything on the Head Temp sensor issue. Does not seem to affect the... Trouble codes: P1386 (VVT Over advanced-Bank 2).
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2008 Other European Crafter 2.5L Diesel particulate filter VIN: WV1ZZZ2EZ8
Ok. So Im closing this one not sure that we fix this problem or not and that is really bugging me! We checked the boost pressure, rail pressure, airmass and compared the specified value with the measured value: all ok. The turbo actuator moved freely. We put ...
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