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2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L engine VIN: SALTP16433
Overheats after driving 10 minutes, every time. Sitting at idle the temperature is normal, after you drive it for about 10 minutes temp goes up to 3/4 and then 10 more minutes goes toward redline unless you nurse it back with the heat on full blast. This truck...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L brakes VIN: WDBH24G6XA
pulling lots of hair here,this c230 was towed in with complaint of brakes locked up.fronts looked good,rears very crispy,but not locked up.bled the system to check operation of the hyds,road test good,let vehicle set for 30min,rears locked up.replaced all cali...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L No crank no start VIN: WDBLJ70GGY
Symptom is a no-crank no-start, vehicle appears to power up with key on. Did a lot of reading on iATN, 90% of these P1570 problems seem to be isolated to the ML series of Benz vehicles. I'll be honest here. I have not and will not "try" any new parts until ... Trouble codes: P1570 (DAS to ECM Interrupted N3/10), P1747 (CAN fault from ETC or IC clears has not returned)
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L compressor VIN: WDBRN40J13
Was asked to look at for another shop with no cooling concerns. Shop evacuated and recharged system with no change, system is holding charge. This compressor control is new to me, compressor is constantly driven and is controlled by varying current to the refr...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L timing VIN: WMWMF73577
This vehicle arrived at the shop with a crank no start. The fast crank with no resistance sounded like an engine out of time. R&r valve cover, found timing chain guides in pieces. R&r cams and performed leak down test, no bent valves. Inspected engine oil leve...
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Exhaust
I'm rather stuck with this one and any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, the vehicle in question is a 2008 Mini Cooper s with 80,000 km on the clock it has direct fire ignition system and direct fuel injection. I serviced the vehicle about 3 weeks ago ...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WV2EE0704S
once the van is hot it has a slight bump at idle and the bottom of 4th gear under load, like a slight hill where it loads but not down shift it will misfire. once hot i can load it with the brake and will misfire up around 3000 rpm runs fine while cold any hel...
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Overheating VIN: YV1LW5580W
Ok guys!!! came in hot but not overheated.. 255 degrees.. Upper hose hot, lower hose cool,fan running,cool air from cooling fan.no pressure on system..not low on coolant. Replaced thermostat. Same thing. Ok water pump impeller right.. Wrong. Tore down the timi...

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2004 BMW 645Ci 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEK73484
good mornimg guys i removed the canister from the vehicle and found a small crack on canister i replaced the leakdection pump and canister work ok thanks to every one Trouble codes: 27C8E.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBBA45C8F
Thanks for all the help guys. Several of you nailed it on the head with recommending replacement of idle control unit. Alain from California was also correct about female connectors. Found several loose pins at Relay. When we initially checked for power at mo...
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L radio VIN: WDBWK56F66
would like to thank everyone for the responses.. especially dave for the excellent theory write up.. after checking on all responses and after many hours of research i must say the one thing i hate..customer "says" they are carrying it to the dealer... """tigh...
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