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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Battery VIN: WBAGH83451
Hey guys, have this Bimmer with a somewhat intermittent battery drain. When it is draining it draws upward of 2 amps. I noticed right away the shift indicator is illuminated whenever the drain is present, but it cycles on and off at random after the normal...
2009 BMW 328i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAPH77509
Customer had a 2A9A trouble code and replaced both cam sensors and VANOS solenoids. Code remained and he brought it in to us. We checked the VANOS solenoids for function and made sure the screens were clean. All good there. Scoped both cam sensors and both... Trouble codes: 2A9A, P0016 (Crankshaft correlation)
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK65F21
Group need some help. I had this towed in from the local Ford dealer. They just received on a trade and always started and ran for them. Supposedly but they have always been straight with me before. They said wouldn't turn over. All dash lights work when...

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2010 Audi Q5 Prestige 3.2L Engine VIN: WA1VKAFP1A
We never did hear back from the client and come to find out a lot of clients opt out of doing this job due to the expense. I want to thank everybody that responded, especially Charles from California that gave us labor times and a more in depth reality of real...
2011 BMW 335i xDrive 3.0L belt VIN: WBAPL5C55B
I'm posting this as a "Fix" but not really sure we actually fixed it. During the most recent efforts while the belt was making noise, all I had to do was spray the smallest amount of spray penetrant on the belt tension pulley and the noise would instantly go a...
2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY19414
Niall had the fix I was looking for.He suggested a weak pump might not be delivering enough air to the left side of the engine since it is the farthest bank away.Also,smoked the delivery pipe for leaks and none were found.Pump is super expensive,over $1000.00.... Trouble codes: P1412 (Secondary air-bank 1).
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