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2004 Audi S4 4.2L clutch VIN: WAUPL68E94
The vehicle was diagnosed with an engine vibration due to a failing dual mass flywheel. We sold the dual mass flywheel along with clutch and pressure plate, new throw-out bearing, also replacing the slave cylinder. Once R&R was complete we started the bleeding...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Cam Sensor VIN: 5UXFA53502
Ok, need some serious help on this one. This is a high mileage engine that the customer knows he needs to add oil to between changes. We get the car and he says he ran it low on oil and now it sounds like a diesel, (which is did) and it barley runs. Codes in t...
2005 BMW M3 3.2L seat VIN: WBSBR93445
Customer states that drivers seat only will adjust rearward intermittently when exiting the vehicle. Seems to have a mind of its own. No fault codes in body/seat module. Dealer claims nothing is wrong, problem persists at random. HELP!!
1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Octapus cooling hose VIN: SAJGX2244W
The check valve incorporated in the Octapus coolant hose is leaking. I am trying to replace the octapus coolant hose and other heater and coolant hoses. The inlet has a Norma R20 connector, the outlet a Norma 15 with two ears. I was able to remove the Norma 15...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E02
Gentlemen, Have my sons car he just purchased,had no MIL at time of purchase. Drove car home and drove for one day before getting registered and inspected. At time of inspection there was no MIL only thing that showed on report was EVAP not ready,all other mon... Trouble codes: P0422, P0432
2004 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBNG75J74
2004 S500 with a suspension noise going over irregular bumps. This does not have ABC suspension. Only air suspension. Noise is coming from driver's side. Noise goes clunk, clang over bumps is the best I can describe. The noise is consistent. On alignment hoist...
2004 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L No Start VIN: WP0CA29924
Recieved car from another shop. Car has been sitting for 6-12 months. Other shop installed new battery. Car will not crank(no noise or anything). Cluster and high beam indicator stays illuminated all the time battery is connected. Scanned all systems and have ...
2005 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Battery VIN: YS3FD79Y95
Saab techs, please help me keep my hair!!!This car came in with a battery that goes dead overnight, every night. That seems like that would be an easy find, but not so much. I did current draws on every fuse in the car including engine comp., trunk, and interi...
2005 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L Ctrl Module VIN: YS3FH79Y65
Hello, Looking for some of you Saab gurus that helped me before on this same vehicle. Car has been on the road for a few months now with a new ISM, CIM, a used MIU and the knowledge that the UEC was damaged. Now we are going to replace the Underhood Electrical...
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L wiper VIN: WVGBG77L85
Hi Techs, Thanks for reading and your help. I have taken apart column to test wiper switch and column module. Switch test good with ohm meter. Module passes 5 volts through to switch. I have found if i maually pull wiper arms up on windshield and turn key on ...
2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L BCM module VIN: YV1SW612X5
Hello, I have a volvo v70 here that has these fault codes CEM 1A5F Communication missing with BCM control module signalPetrol Engines A02B Anti-lock brakes control module communication fault Faulty signal 940C Brake Control Module Faulty Signal I have tested...

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1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 4.5L Stall VIN: 1160331209
Thanks to all the Techs for providing very useful information. I am still trying to fix it because there are more than one problem with this car, also running out of time to close the help. I have found and fixed the following problems with 450 SEL....
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L speedometer VIN: WDBFA61E1M
I called this one not fixed because the Autometer universal GPS interface will not work on this Mercedes, As per this... Cedric from Louisiana Oct 16, 2014 6:49:43 AM In 1991, the speed sensor L2 (for the instrument cluster speedometer) on transmission genera...
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