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1989 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Heater VIN: WDBCA35D7K
I have an intermitent heating problem with this vehicle. Sometime there is heat and sometime's not. I've noticed that if I lose the heat a lot of the time if I turn the heater off, or turn the engine off and then back on there is heat. When there is heat it is...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L airmatic compressor VIN: WDBNG70J21
Good evening Techs. Car came in with suspension bottomed out. Diagnosed faulty airmatic compressor. Replaced compressor, relay and maxi fuse. Working great. Leak checked shocks and fittings. No problem found. Car sat for two weeks here at shop and never leaked...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Glow plug curcuit VIN: 3VWSP69M11
Hi we have no codes in this car. There is a long start issue and found no voltage to the glow plugs unless we unplug the ECT sensor. Tried a new coolant sensor and also a glow plug relay. We can make the glow plugs come on during a function test with the scann...
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Windows and locks
The driver door and left rear door electrical are dead I mean no power to windows or power locks also trunk doesn't open automatic, but right front and rear doors are working fine, I just check the fuses and they look k , all data don't give me much info about...
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2005 Volvo V70 R 2.5L Valves VIN: YV1SJ52775
We purchased this sweet V70R with broken bolts that hold the exhaust cam to the VVT actuator. The belt was off when it came in and happened driving. We looked down the spark plug holes with a borescope and could see impressions from the valves. I removed the h...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Monitor status VIN: WBADT63412
All the replies were very helpful. Most the replies suggested to install new Oxygen sensors. (Yes the Fuel tank level was correct etc.) The vehicle owner had owned this car for 10+ Years and said that the Oxygen Sensors were original. He requested to replace a...
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Driving VIN: WBAGN63545
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED , WE REPLACED THE ALTERNATOR AND ALL WENT FINE. THANKS FOR EVERYONE FOR TAKING THE TIME OUT.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L abs
Faulty SBC Unit, Relearned and Replaced unit all is good now. Thanks All.
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2006 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Cooling System VIN: WP1AB29P16
Thanks for the replies. We replaced the thermostat, no help. We removed the intake to check our work from the starter repair, no problems. We also checked the pipes for blockage/flashing left over from manufacturing, all good. While the pipes were removed,...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Compressor VIN: YV1RS61R32
SHORTED AMBIENT TEMP SENSOR. ( RIGHT SIDE MIRROR ) SHOWING - 40F WOULD NOT ALLOW SYSTEM TO RUN LONG. DUE TO AMBIENT TEMP THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR HELP.
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