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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Backfires out intake VIN: WAUED28D3W
This is a motor change from a 99 Audi. It is an AHA motor in both cases, but I got this car dropped off missing parts and not running. The timing belt was off a few teeth, but reset that with the factory crank and cam lock tool. I have verified the timing chai...
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L cam gear VIN: WBAGN63594
Hey guys,i need torque spec for the cam sprockets on this n62 motor.I have Mitchell on demand, the only # they give is 8 NM I called the support line and of course they had no clue. By cam sprockets I mean cam adjusting unit on the front of the exhaust cam lef...
2005 BMW 325Ci 2.5L monitors VIN: WBABV134X5
The customer has never been able to run the monitors in this car to get it smoged. After the repair we can get all but 3 monitor to run it will not run the cat, o2 sensor and the evap will not run no matter how far we drive it. Does anyone know if this car nee...
2010 BMW 750Li xDrive 4.4L Misfire VIN: WBAKC8C55A
Hello Techs., This twin turbo V-8 is setting code 140301 (P0303), customer doesn't notice anything out of sorts when it happens. Numerous posts mention injector & carbon build up issues with this vehicle, however with BMW'S ignition coil historys, does this ve... Trouble codes: 14030
1979 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L No Start VIN: 1231501200
This was towed in as a crank no start. Weather when it wouldn't start was 20-30 degrees F. It is now 60 degrees F. Glow Plug: This glow plug system is hooked up in series with the loop coils between plugs. All loops are hot to touch and carry battery voltage a...

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Radio and suspension VIN: WBADP634XY
The car left the shop last week, when it returns I will change the ignition switch and update the answer once I hear back from the customer. Thanks for the help!
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L immobilizer VIN: WDBLJ70G2X
After a week and a half of no failure, I decided to put it back together. started car, worked ok. Flopped passenger floor board panel back into place (was laying horizontal), no start. Flopped it up and down a couple more times, found the fault was present ...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Warning Chime VIN: 3VWRF31Y46
We received several responses on this one indicating that there may be a problem with the a door latch microswitch. We checked them using our VAG com and there is no problem with them indicating correct door open-close position and we ruled that out. We have ...
2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L rear differential VIN: YV1CZ91135
This has been an interesting system to research, to say the least!!! Customer has declined any repair at this point, but there are many things that should be serviced as a preventative measure. The synthetic gear lube in the diff part can be sucked out and re...
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