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1986 BMW 325es 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAAB6402G
This car has a rough idle, worse when cold(almost like dead miss).Relative compression test showed all cylinders within 10% of each other. Tested with cylinder kill meter, all cylinders firing. Acts like lean missfire. Smoke tested and the only place smoke com...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L shift interlock VIN: SAJGX2748V
Customer had vehicle towed in because she couldn't get out of gear. After experiencing complaint we took the shifter cover off and checked for power to shift lock solenoid, there was no power going to solenoid.we checked fuses and fuse #7 on the drivers side f...
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 4.5L Stall VIN: 1160331209
Hi, A customer of mine towed this car in which is a 1980 450SEL to my shop which sat over 5 years and the customer had an issue for loss of power before he parked the car in his garage.The MB is in very good shape body-wise. I drained the old fuel out of the...
2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Loss of power VIN: WDZPE8CCE5
Before i start!!! please know that the vin entered is for a 2014 mercedes benz sprinter. The freightliner sprinters that i have in my fleet are not recognized by the iatn software so i added a newer mercedes benz vin so that i could post to the tech help. Goo... Trouble codes: P2453 (Diesel particulate filter differential pressure sensor circuit range performance), P2459 (Diesel particulate filter regeneration frequency), P2458 (Diesel particulate filter regeneration duration)
2009 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: WMWMF73539
I have a 09 Mini Cooper S that keeps producing code 2b64 Unmetered Air. The car runs extremely rough and will die every once in a while. A smoke test was done on the car and no large leaks were found. The smoke test machine recorded a extremely small .5mm leak... Trouble codes: 2B64
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L left front VIN: WVWPD63B8X
This roach came in with intermittent power windows on all 4 doors. I followed fuse 37 back from the fuse block and found / repaired a 5 wire splice on the red & white wire in the rear harness. The remaining problem is with the drivers window. You have to keep ...

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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L condenser VIN: SAJGX2748V
Thanks for all the input. We decided to close this post because the customer doesn't want to replace the condenser. All the replies were helpful in our conclusion of a restricted condenser. The customer just didn't have the $$$ to repair. The condenser was my ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L instrument cluster VIN: WDBUF65JX4
thanks to all that responded all was great help to get this one fixed. sent cluster off for repair. they said their was nothing wrong with cluster. said to check sam module replaced, did not help. replaced cluster and programed and all is good. thanks to all t...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L monitor not running
I over thought the process by reading OE and generic drive cycle info. It took 2 cold starts and simple consideration to just start, warm up, and drive normaly 10-15 minutes allowing the AIR to run. No coeds were stored, or it would not have ran. Up here a lot...
2002 Volvo S60 AWD 2.4L hard starting VIN: YV1RH58D62
Vehicle is for sale so haven't got back to it awhile. Read all the posts and thank you. Didn't pull back out since I know excessive rust isn't issue. Did voltage drop from battery in trunk to starter motor and checked while cranking-value 165 milli-volts so... Trouble codes: 5200 (RPM sensor -manufacturer specific).
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