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2009 BMW 328i 3.0L Radio VIN: WBAWV13579
Hello, fellow techs. This BMW had been in left side accident before. Problem with it is that after I turn on the radio, it intermittently turns off and back on, both sound and LCD screen at the same time. Can happen within a minute after power on up to 10-20 m...
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L coolant temp VIN: 1J4FF68S8X
Hello fellow techs. I am once again looking to the experts for some tenured advice. I swear I am the only shop around that can't just get a bad sensor or a brake job. Anyway, this jeep comes in for no A/C. Customer failed to mention that the temp gauge swings ...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Surge
Came in hard hot restart low idle and surge at idle. Oil leak from VC at least. Spark plug holes full both banks. I replaced the VC gaskets and Plug seals cleaned the coils and still have the same running condition, I did throw a MAF at it with no change. Fuel... Trouble codes: P0300

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2004 BMW 320i 2.2L fuel pump
hey guys sorry for taking this long to reply but i had computer problems and i finished without it for a long time .anyway id like to thank all of u who gave me a hand to fix this car ,it was the fuel pump relay i ve replaced it and off it went,thanks once aga...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Stabilyty System VIN: 1FMFU185X5
TO ALL VALUED TECHS After trying a known good ecu and same problem ,the customer does not want to go further because we would need to replace instrument cluster and abs module because all wiring test perfect and those are the only option left.customer will mo...
2013 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Wipers VIN: 2FMDK3JC1D
I believe a switch assembly would fix this vehicle, unfortunately the customer has been pulling the fuse in dry weather and has shown little interest in repairing it. When the switch is turned from off to the slowest intermittent there is no initial swipe, I ...
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4GL58K63
Thanx so much to all of you who took your time to respond. One thing I probably should have informed you of is that this system has a fan/clutch AND an electric fan. I didn't even think that you might not know that until much later. So I took out both f...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L control arm VIN: WDBNG75J5Y
Thanks for your help. Those that warned about the 2 allen head screws knew what they were talking about. I could not get one of them out. I broke 4 5mm allen head sockets trying. Not even heat could get it loose. I'm not sure how the head didn't strip after a...
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L A/c blower Intermittent VIN: WDBJF65J21
Howdy Y'all! Thanks for helping me stay on track. It gets much deeper and I hope to say I have learned my lesson about replacing motor and regulator. The new motor had a real cute little wiring harness so I used it and I got a new regulator. NOW It still did ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L compressor VIN: WDBRN40J13
The shop reported back to me that replacing the compressor restored the system. Thanks to the replies that confirmed what I was measuring on the control side of the compressor was correct which gave me the confidence to recommend replacing it.
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