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Open Help Requests for European
|2010 BMW X5 xDrive30i 3.0L Hesitation, lack of power VIN: 5UXFE4C51A
Hey guys, This BMW is kicking my but and I need help. It came in with a check engine light on and a hesitation if you mat the pedal from a stop and a lack of power in the bottom end. If you hold your foot to the floor long enough and the rpms get to around 400...
|1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L No Start VIN: WP0ZZZ91ZE
Hello there, i have a 911 in the shop I am trying to figure out, the car has been sitting for 10 years and I had no injector pulse or spark, I tested the speed sensor and position sensor and found to be bad. I replaced them and now have good injector pulse and...
Fixes & Summaries for European
|1991 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Stall, Hard to start VIN: WDBEB28E9M
Thanks to everyone for the invaluable advice. You guys have made me a lot more comfortable with the Mercedes diesels. What I did: 1)Loosened all delivery valves and re-tightened them using the 30-30-35 nM sequence. 2)pulled two injectors, took them apart and c...
|2001 Volvo S60 2.4L Squeal, stumble VIN: YV1RS61N81
Parts arrived Thursday afternoon, got the oil separator and hoses installed and running by noon on Friday. The oil return hoses were half congested with carbonized sludge which I cleaned out. Vehicle is running just fine with no noise - finally. The real...
|2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L wheel speed sensor VIN: YV1SW61265
I guess we all make mistakes sometimes. One of the first things I checked was the tone ring on the axle but I didn't see the crack in it even though I've caught this before on many cars (including Volvos). When the axle warmed up, the crack opened up and we'd ...