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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Heat VIN: WAULC68E04
Still no heat. Pulled hoses off of heater core with vehicle running have no plow to heater core. If you hold vehicle at 3000 rpm get slight heat and slight coolant flow. While I had the pump out I blew air back through the heater hoses into the block. Seemed t...
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L 2-3, 4-5 shift
I have another jag xtype with a hard shift. It is not a very hard shift but is not normal. It is worst when downshifting from 4-3. I swapped out the valve body with a known good one but it didn't change a thing. I admit I did not change the solenoids which is ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L no shift VIN: WDBRF64J83
My question is does anyone know if the valve body has to come out to r&r conductor plate.If it does is it a terrible job.I am not a trans shop but I don't mind doing this if I am not going to get in over my head. Thanks
2009 Volkswagen Routan SEL 4.0L All shifts VIN: 2V8HW64X49
Upon disassembly of trans, the 2-4 clutches were burnt and compounder shaft was worn. We performed overhaul, replaced compounder, and solenoid body(for CYA measure). Installed trans, and acts the EXACT same as before. Slippage in drive and reverse. Trans quick...

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2006 Audi A6 3.2L LDP pump VIN: WAUKH94FX6
Well I had to release the car to the customer and I have never heard back. I did tell the customer that the fault may return and we would have to spend more time diagnosing the problem. Thank you all for the help.
1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH3336X
we smoked engine one more time and found another bad hose that was very soft so when the car was running it would suck the hose in causing a vaccum leak. Trouble codes: P1188, P1189.
2010 BMW 750Li xDrive 4.4L Misfire VIN: WBAKC8C55A
Replaced Faulty Ignition Coil. Car Is Fixed. Thanks Trouble codes: 14030.
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBF71E57
after double checking our wiring we decided to change the crankshaft sensor being that there was a code present for that,it has been 2 days and all seems fine thanks.wishing everyone a merrychristmas and a happy healthy new year. Trouble codes: P2610 (Engine off time has an implausible value), P0335.
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRH33526
So we decided to reseal the intake manifold and replace all of the injector seals because although it passed the smoke test, we could get fuel adaptations to correct when spraying the injector seals with throttle cleaner. We also found that the oil cap we inst... Trouble codes: P1498.
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