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2012 Audi Q5 Premium Plus 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WA1LFAFP3C
Are there any special scan tool functions in doing brake job on this car
2005 BMW 325xi 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WBAEU33435
Attention bmw techs !! customers complaint was that car would not move as rpms would increase as if transmission were slipping. Problem would occur for a few seconds, then go away with no other symptoms for a week or more. We recommended and performed a transm...
2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Engine VIN: WBXPA93496
I turned the car on with the disa valve disconnected and the car run for a little bit and die, haven't start sense. I put a new disa valve on it and still no start, it sound like has no timing belt or chain but later it built up pressure after trying for a bit...
2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Headlights VIN: SAJDA42C35
The problem seemed to be cured for a short time, but then went back to unreliable performance in the Auto Mode. Now, the headlights will not go on in Auto Mode. The continue to work well in Manual Mode. I concluded early on that the headlight switch was not th...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L gauge VIN: WDBSK75F43
Is there a good way to know if the fuel sender or the gauge is not working? I removed the sender and with an OHM meter checked the sender and it increases and decreases steadily as I move the level. When it's plugged in, I have 5 volts at the supply wire. On t...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Timing VIN: WDBUF56JX6
This car has a nightmare from the very beginning. It started making a ticking noise about two months ago, customer refused to leave it with me long enough for a proper diagnosis. I recommended changing the oil because it was overdue and told her if the noise p...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Engine VIN: WVWAE63B65
Got this diesel vw here. Its my boss's car. He's been complaining of this noise for a year now. The engine is loud like a diesel. But theres an extra noise in there. Its a rhythmetic noise that occurs about 3 times every 2 seconds at idle. Hard to say exactly ...

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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L long crank VIN: WBAVB13506
Problem was a defective BMW part! Don't see that often. Car is fixed. Thanks again to all whom took time to read and respond! Ty
2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B9Y
Sorry everyone. The customer was not willing to replace the PCM. I waited the last 2 weeks to see if by chance maybe he would come back. But no such luck. Thanks to everyone who replied. Trouble codes: P1646.
2001 Jaguar XKR 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA41B71
Waiting on parts for this one. Got one response that said these are pretty easy and that aftermarket had always worked fine for them. I should be good to go on Friday when everything gets here. Thanks again for the help.
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