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2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L speakers VIN: WBAVC735X8
customer states that the car has static in the rear speakers all the time regardless if the key is in the ignition or not. the static will continue no matter what until the modules go to sleep. customer has replaced the amplifier in the past and that fixed the...
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1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L abs VIN: SAJNV4846K
Hello Group, This Jag has a hard brake pedal,no brake assist and a slight pull to the left.No warning lights on.Teed in a pressure guage between the hydraulic pump and accumulator and have 170 Bar.Step on pedal a few times and pressure drops 10 bar,pump comes...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Surge VIN: WDBRF40J15
Hi fellow euro techs. Thanks in advance for the help. This car surges at idle in gear with the a/c on only when cold. Never any codes. Feels like a lean vacuum leak. Smoke checked system no leaks found. Maf readings look normal. As soon as it warms up a little...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF87J36
Vehicle came in 8 months ago with worn balance shaft gear and related codes. We replaced the gear, chain, and tensioner at that time. Vehicle was completed and drove fine with no engine light. Car returned last month with bank 1 head gasket leak and cam cover ... Trouble codes: P0022, P0024, P0019, P0018, P0304, P0305
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2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L rear cover leak VIN: WDZPE8CC6A
Rear differential cover has oil leak at base,has anyone seen this as a regular problem on either Dodge Sprinter or Mercedes Sprinter. Customer claims that jacking under the banjo with 3 ton commercial jack in center of housing causes the cover to leak. All com...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L compressor VIN: 3VWRE69M43
The a/c has 100 psi of static pressure when shut off. It wasn't working so I checked for power to the compressor and there is none but it seemed to flash to power a couple times. When the ac is turned on the cooling fan comes on. I thought the connector for th...
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Turn Signals VIN: 3VWAL7AJ7A
Hello having trouble with this car, asking for you guys to leaded me in the right direction. Car came it with three codes. Turn signal switch and Cruise Control Switch (Defective)also control module incorrectly coded. You could move the turn signal switch but ...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Valve Adjustment VIN: YV1RS61R52
This Volvo came in with a bad head gasket. Had it pressure tested and just in case they mixed up the buckets, I want to do a valve adjustment with the head off. Is there a way to do it without installing the cover and removing the Torx plugs, because the top c...
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2006 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Engine VIN: WBABW53446
Ended up using the Vanos rattle kit from Beisan Systems. Fixed that rattle, customer is happy. Thanks for the reply's
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2011 BMW X5 xDrive35d 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXZW0C53B
The temperature sensor is inside the tank and only comes as a unit from the dealer... Customer have not yet made an appointment to come in to have us check it out... It's most like the tank due to some personal emails from European techs. Thanks so much for th... Trouble codes: 46F9, P205C.
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2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L engine VIN: SALTP16433
The lesson is taught over and over. New parts are not always good parts. It was the new thermostat that was the problem. We bought it from worldpac, I picked one up from rover today and the problem is solved!! Long story follows if interested... This truck c...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Starting VIN: 3VWDF71K05
the engine was turned counter clockwise when installing converter bolts the exhaust cam turned but the intake cam didn't move we put it back in time and it works well thanks for all the replies this one was a learning experience for sure
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: YV1TS90D9Y
This vehicle is partially fixed. A bad Ign. Coil for Cylinder #2 was the cause of the misfire. Still get a CE light for O2 sensor, which the customer did not wish to pursue att his time. Trouble codes: 9400 (Brake Pedal Sensor), 3503 (Misfiring), 3523 (Misfire Cyl. 2), 2910 (Front Heated Oxygen Sensor B2 Heating).
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