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2008 BMW 528xi 3.0L thermostat VIN: WBANV13578
This BMW came in behind a tow truck, it was run into a ditch. Trans leaked out when cooler was smashed and radiator and fan were bent and broken (not leaking). Replaced the damaged components and filled with coolant and trans fluid. Vehicle drives good but...
1993 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: SAJKW1740P
Help Jaguar technicians!! This car came to us after another shop did a valve grind. when accelerating gradually at reaching the speed of 60 mph exactly( i believe this is right when the trans locks up torque converter), it will buck and jerk like a kid lea...
2013 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 4.6L Mechanical VIN: WDDNG9EB1D
Engine: M278.932. Bad compression cylinder #5. Per Mercedes LI01.30-P-061835, we are going to replace the left cylinder head. My dealer has done 7 in 2019. I am going to do my homework in WIS and ASRA, but if anyone has done the job, your input would be ap...
2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Key Not Programmed VIN: YV1MS682X5
Please - I really need a quick assessment from a Volvo tech who is familiar with Key programming. We purchased this 2005 Volvo S-40 2.5 without an ignition key, ordered 2 from the Volvo dealer, and they tried to program it but said that they could not g...
2010 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L Left door VIN: YV1672MC7A
left front door won't open from inside or outside. Code CEM-6C05 central lock, driver door lock failure is active, won't clear. It needs a Left door latch, but we can't get the door open to replace the latch. We've tried beating on the door, tried to open ...
2012 Volvo XC70 3.2 3.2L Mechanical VIN: YV4940BZ9C
Good evening Volvo techs. I have this Volvo in for routine service, brakes and tires. When we started the motor to put it out it made a horrible noise from the engine that I have narrowed down to the intake manifold. It lasts for about 30 seconds on cold s...

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2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L Surge VIN: WBANV93588
Please read my Update of 7 Nov 2019. I also should have been clearer about the background and apologize for cutting corners in my haste. This car came into us in October because of a Water Pump problem that caused reduced power. The original DTCs/symptoms ...
2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 5.5L Suspension VIN: WDDNG86X48
We had been waiting for this vehicle to return. We did fix it, with a r/f level sensor and repairing a pinched wire at that connector. My post was mainly requesting information on the code, which I have found out is related to the airmatic ride height. Than...
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