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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L door locks VIN: WBAAN37461
I have this 01 BMW 325i that I can't get into the vehicle due to the doors being locked. The key nor the key fob will unlock the driver's door. Tried leaving the battery disconnected for a while, then reconnected it, but doors still won't unlock. Used jumper b...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Coolant loss VIN: SAJDA14CXY
This Jag is in remarkable shape, inside and out. Customer recently purchased, started to have "low coolant" warnings every time car was driven, and the coolant was always low in the recovery bottle. Brought the car to our shop, we did the usual testing, CO2, p...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L ignition ? VIN: WDBCA35E9M
hey guys, this is my wifes car, have had it for 3.5 years, been a good car, on occasion it will just stall out, it will always start right back up, very random issue, will do it 4 or 5 times sometimes, sometimes only once or twice, always starts right back up,...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L Rear cabin heat VIN: WDBNG74J05
Hi techs, having issue with air conditioning on this car. Front vents all blow cold, full charge. Rear AC blows cold at max low but as soon as you adjust temp even 1 degree, heat begins to come out of rear vent. Have replaced heater valve in past on E class mo...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L engine oil VIN: WP0AA2997X
Hi Group; we have this Porsche burning oil on cylinder #2 only ! All other cylinders were inspected with a boroscope all but #2 look great. Found about 2-3 table spoons of oil in cylinder #2. Did a compression test and cyl's 1,3,4,5,6 have 165 PSI; #2 has 170 ...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Lean off idle VIN: 3VWCK31C14
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 2004 VW Beetle 2.0 BEV motor that is throwing a code P2177 off idle. This problem has been going on for some time and has been to at least one other shop. I have found that the short term fuel ... Trouble codes: P2177 (Fuel mixture lean off idle)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Low Power VIN: 3VWSK69M14
Clean Jetta, good customer with just over 214K miles. Suddenly has 2 codes and won't rev over 3200 and car starts up but dies unless you hit the throttle one time after startup. Low throttle acceleration is OK but give it any pedal and the car just falls on it... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass Air Flow), P1145 (Mass Air Flow Sensor G70 Short to Plus), P1338 (CMP Sensor Bank 1 Open Circuit Or Short To Positive)
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Damper motors VIN: YV1CZ91H84
Hello Group, This XC90 came in with cold air always blowing out the vents and the temp or direction would never change. I scanned the car with a factory VIDA and didn't have any trouble codes in the CCM. When I push the buttons on the module,all the buttons w...
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2006 Volvo XC70 2.5L fuel tank leak VIN: YV4SZ57126
Volvo techs. Vehicle came in about a month ago on the hook found it had a bad fuel pump replace and all was well. Car came back again about a week later due to fuel smell and check engine light on (evap small leak) found that the drivers side of the tank was w...
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Fixes & Summaries for European
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2007 Land Rover LR3 HSE 4.4L fuel gauge VIN: SALAG254X7
well the front fuel level sensor is in, and you were all right. I spent hours trying to figure out what the trick was. and sadly to say there is no logical way to get in there. my arms just wouldnt fit but one of the guys in the shop could get in and he came o...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Trunk Lock VIN: WDBHA22EXS
Removed the first aid box kit from the rear tray and found that there are 3 square holes in body work. We were able to pop the oval trim covers from the 2 bolt holes for the trunk latch and with a long extension removed the torx bolts. Thanks Guys !!
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L No Start VIN: YV1TS90D6Y
THE CUSTOMER DID NOT WANT TO FIX AT THIS TIME . WE DID FIND THAT THE TBI WAS THE PROBLEM AND FOUND PROGRAMMED TBI ON LINE Trouble codes: 91B7, 91A7.
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