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2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L vanos VIN: 5UXFB53515
Well everybody hope you doing ok and be willy to give us some advice on this BMW X5, we decide to open this heads because truck was smoking a lot after been on one stop for couple of minutes it was just smoking a lot on acceleration, so we remove the heads sen...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L 4-5 shift and downshift VIN: SAJEA51D13
Hello, We have this x-type jaguar 2.5l that has a hard shift at times. The transmission does not slip and the hard shift occurs mostly when downshifting as you join a freeway for example, seems like when it shifts from 4-3. Also, it will kind of 'drop' in to 5...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEC 5.0L Accessories
Mercedes technicians! Before I go head first into this headache wanted to see if anyone has experienced this problem before. Intermittent windows will only operate with the doors open, no operation with doors shut key off and key on. Also wipers are inop but d...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L heating system VIN: WDBCA3309L
1990 Mercedes 420 SEL (126) no heat after 2-3 minutes of driving. Heat works after engine started and gets weaker after a little while, every time. New mono valve (two times!), aux pump running, blower works OK, engine temp OK, thermostat not "lazy", fuses OK....
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L electric cooling fan VIN: WDBJF65JXY
air conditioning when it is on high side pressure is over 500 p.s.i. ac. compressor turns off than after few minute maybe 2 or 3 minutes it will engage back on.IT has these codes b115400, b115603,b115605,b105300,b142200.
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Hydraulic Lash Adjusters VIN: WVWAK73C06
HI VW techs. I have this Passat with a BPY engine in the shop that broke a timing chain.After replacing some valves and the chain,resealing the injectors and cleaning a ton of carbon,the customer left happy.The oil was very dark and the car shows many other s...
1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS564XV
Three readiness monitors are set, 5 are not ready. I have performed the specific Volvo test drive and OBD2 generic test drives. The readiness monitors have not changed in 300 miles of driving! First 3 OK; second 5 not set. The car drives well and gets good fue...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: YV1SW61R11
Hello. This vehicle came in last week running rough. Scan showed multiple faults for etm. I did not note them down. I went ahead and ordered a throttle body. It came in today and I installed it. Went on vida and reloaded software for etm. Smooth sailing, right... Trouble codes: P0506 (High idle. Ecm602a)
2003 Volvo C70 2.4L 2nd VIN: YV1NC63D33
Vehicle goes into limp mode sets codes p0740, p0734,p0733
2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L rear differential VIN: YV1CZ91135
Happy Monday...!! This Volvo came into our shop with a noise concern when driving. Sounded like it might have been a rear wheel bearing, so we drove it with a Tech in the back seat. Got loudest at 38-39 mph, but we couldn't tell any difference side to side or ...

Fixes & Summaries for European
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2008 Audi A3 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUHF78P38
The problem is the water pump assembly. thanks for all replys!
1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Octapus cooling hose VIN: SAJGX2244W
I spoke with the Norma rep for the US; they have discontinued the R20 connector, and have no procedure for releasing it. It connects to a S shaped metal pipe held in place by two 6 mm screws with 8 mm heads. It is connected on the other end by a normal spring ...
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L shifting VIN: WMWRC33445
we sent this one to dealer.i had no good scan info.I appreciate all the replies
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Flashers VIN: YS3EF48Z8X
Sorry guys took me little longer to post the final results, well just about everybody mention/suggested the siren/alarm, I got it last week, but been so busy so finally installed this morning hook everything back and so far no bells, no horns, lights went off...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L ecu VIN: 3VWCK21C61
thanks guys and gals for all the information, I ended up calling a guy that has the capabilities to basically transfer things over to the new computer... thanks again
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