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2006 Audi A4 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUDF78E86
Audi tech, please help on this baby, car came in with a long crank & loss power problem. Replace engine speed sensor, now the car won't even start, sway back old sensor, same issue. Erase dtc, only fault back is p0321-engine speed sensor. Replace a factory eng... Trouble codes: P0321, P2293, P0642
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Oil leak VIN: WBAEK73425
Hey All, So I have this 4.4 spewing oil out of the right side head to top cover gasket at the union of Valve cover, head and cover corner; My question is... My diagram and labor process includes remo...
2006 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANE73516
This BMW came in no start. Found overheated and low compression in 3 cylinders. Remove head for inspection and resurface. Install head and run car. keep coming up with same 2 engine codes. p1553 and p1554 for cam coloration with crankshaft. have removed valve ... Trouble codes: P1553, P1554
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L Windows, locks, wipers VIN: WBANF73547
Customer stated vehicle was fine, made a U-turn and then then wipers came on, almost every warning indicator came on and power windows don't work. The radio, Hvac, locks and Nav work and the vehicle runs and drives. I attempted to scan the vehicle with BMW IST...
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...
2007 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Compressor Actuator VIN: SALAE254X7
Installed 2nd new compressor, 2 ozs oil drained out, 2 more new in, oil drained out of compressor clean, bright, no contamination. Evacuate and charge, blew cold about 1 hour through several key cycles. Brought back in shop, put bottom covers back on...has not...
2006 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L tandum pump VIN: WDBPJ75J36
Noise intensity changes at idle no load on system. Any thoughts ?
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L No Start VIN: WDBUF56X97
Car came in with no start issues. Pulled fault code P0120 - Tooth space on sensor rotor not detected and P0300 misfires detected. We installed new crank sensor cleared faults and sent on it's way. A couple of days later car returns with code P0120 again and no...
1992 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L abs VIN: YS3AL76L0N
Ok so an oldie this 1992 turbo convertible when first started up will have 3 warning lights staying on Parking Brake Light, ABS, and Brake Fluid after about 2 minutes the Parking Brake Light and Brake fluid light will go out and the ABS will stay on, if you sh...
1997 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1LW5549V
Okay all my Volvo mechanics. I hope you all had a great Memorial Day week-end because I need you to help me get this sick Volvo 850 wagon back to his family. What happens is the wagon will run beautiful for several miles and then all of a sudden will start to ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0102, P0340
2005 Volvo XC70 2.5L battery VIN: YV1SZ59205
We have had this vehicle for about 2 weeks. Customer complained about battery going dead from sitting for 2 days. We performed a parasitic draw test, found the results above. Let it sit overnight for 2-3 days. Continued with the .1 amp draw. Vehicle always sta...

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1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto 1600 Spider 1.6L combination switch
Thanks to those who responded,glad to hear from the Alfisti out there!Cedric had the best response with the mounting info and spring length. Joakim's contacts were helpful , but nobody had just the spring available. I wound up using three servalite #870 spring...
2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Pedal VIN: 4USFE83587
thanks for all the replies, vacuum at the booster was at 27 inches and holding with eng off, no sign of oil contamination. Disabled ABS, same thing so I went with the booster. no problem, cars done. the dealer wanted to sell me the plastic hose from the va...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Abs Module VIN: SAJNY5840K
thanks to everyone that took time to reply. we contacted BBA and they only rebuild the module not the modulator valve assy. We did find a used part but customer declined repair due to cost so I guess this one is closed without a fix. just another tire kicker T...
2003 Maybach 57 5.5L glove box
Thank you all for your help. Maybach is a little different than MB. If you remove to lock / switch assembly you can get to the cable. Looks like its sold all as an assembly. 4600 cocos my cost and its in Germany. Thank again!
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L xenon headlamps VIN: YS3FB49S43
Firstly, I tried to reply to everyone who responded, and if I did not, I apologize. I have a tech 2 for saab but it only is current to 2001. Alternately I was using a maxidas which will communicate only to a limited extent. Most of the responses and r...
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