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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L oxygen sensors VIN: 5UXFA13594
I will try to be as brief as 3 days checking will allow. Know that basics really evaluated and revisited on multiple occasions. Customer states that check engine lamp not on before CCV job. CCV froze up when bitterly cold and started burning copious oil, broug...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Compressor VIN: WDBBA48D6K
I have completely flushed this 560Sl A/C system, and am getting ready to install the ND compressor, I looked up the oil capacity in Alldata. Alldata states that the total oil charge is 4.6 oz (120cc). Is this the correct amount of oil for this application? Tha...

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2009 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUMV94E79
Well I have to close this at least for now as apparently the car hasn't acted up since we saw it last 2 weeks ago- I didn't perform any additional testing since the post as it is far too intermittent to be that cooperative. Thanks for the help and I'll post ... Trouble codes: P3089.
2009 BMW X3 xDrive30i 3.0L Abs
Would like to say I got to the bottom of this problem but left the vehicle over the weekend came back to it as my first job Monday morning, what better way to start the week off. Checked fuses again and feed/ earths at steering angle sensor and module all ok c...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Limp-home- mode VIN: SAJEB51DX2
to the group, I am ready willing and able to reseal the upper and lower intake manifolds, replace all the coils (COP) and spark plugs and replace the upstream AFR sensors. But the owner has not returned to perform the repairs.After cleaning up all the grounds ... Trouble codes: P0300 (P0301 P0303 PO305 cylinder misfires), P0420, P1313 (P1316 Misfire Rate Cat damage), P1647 (Heated O2 malfunction).
2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Cluster VIN: WDBNG70JX3
Sorry guys for my ignorance, as advised to me by Mark [...] there is a fuse box on the right side of the dash that I, All Data, and Mitchell were not aware of; did have defective fuse for cluster. Replaced said fuse all is great!!! Thanks guys!!! Specially Ma...
2005 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Starting VIN: WP1AC29P45
Thanks again for all of the help. After removing the intake manifold, I found a wet rodent nest surrounding the starter motor( and the moisture wasn't from leaky coolant!). I replaced the starter motor and numerous brittle plastic hoses that broke.
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