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2007 BMW M6 5.0L SMG transmission VIN: WBSEH93547
customer is from out of town, stated while driving at highway cruise speed SMG transmission quit pulling car, he coasted to side and shut engine off while car was still rolling and hit brake pedal and attempted to restart engine, it would not crank to restart,...
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2005 Maserati Quattroporte 4.2L Complete oil/water pump VIN: ZAMCE39A95
Maserati or Italian car experts I am performing a removal and replacement of the tandem water and oil pump on a 2005 Quattroporte. I have removed the exhaust manifold and motor mount I also have all bolts removed from the pump. However I cannot seem to remove ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Electronic Suspension VIN: WDBNG75J4Y
Need help from MB techs! Vehicle came in with airmatic inoperative. Hooked up to scan tool found front left sensor malfunction. Jacked vehicle up with floor jack (car is way too low to turn and drive into the shop on a lift) found front left sensor harness bro...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK49F81
I get a pending code p0101 after a few minutes of driving, I clear the code and drive again and the code comes back pending again after a few minutes I replaced the mass air sensor, smoke tested for leaks, checked pcv system and cannot find the problem. Trouble codes: P0101
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2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 3VWRF31Y86
I have this beetle making me crazy. Another tech started the job, not sure what all diagnostics he did but ended up replacing throttle assm and did throttle body alignment. Condition did not change. He also replaced pcv valve in valve cover. There is no excess... Trouble codes: P0507
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2009 Volkswagen Eos lux 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WVWFA71F29
was originally in for p0016 and we installed timing chains tensioner and shoes started up and ran great for 10 miles tried again this morning and misfire developed. changed spark plugs because they were carbon fouled and verified, still had miss which seems to... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61TX4
Intermittently the instrument cluster will drop out while driving. If you turn the car off and then back on everything is fine. I checked the main grounds, I checked the cem main connector under coul for water intrusion and it was fine. Battery terminals are c... Trouble codes: ECM92, ECM94, ECME0, ECM10, TCME0
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2011 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAVAFD4B
thank you for the help but customer took car and traded it back in before any repair was made or further diag Trouble codes: 2196 (o2 sensor signal biased stuck rich b1s1), 2096 (post catalyst fuel trim too lean bank 1).
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2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Timing VIN: 4USFE83557
Steve [...] with Continental Imports nailed this issue with a hammer right on the head. Finding the oil disturbed test was the hardest part in ISTA. It is not where all of the other functions of Vanos are located. Once we found and ran the oil disturbed t...
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2010 BMW X5 xDrive48i 4.8L Parking Brake VIN: 5UXFE8C57A
Unfortunately I was unable to duplicate the problem with a scope on the power and ground wires of the parking brake module. The customer doesn't want to invest over $1000 in the parking brake so I won't be replacing the module. Someone suggested applying stabi...
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1997 Volvo S90 2.9L pulls right HARD VIN: YV1KS9603V
good morning, sorry to be so long before closing this. the customer had his business partner pick up this vehicle on monday. i wanted to wait to be sure they were happy with the way she drives. i found the passenger side front strut to be bent. i noticed ...
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