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Verified for the Toyota Tercel
The rear Oxygen sensors are a critical element in fuel control (unlike other vehicles) and can cause an emissions test failure for high CO and HCs. The sensing element cracks and and reports an erroneous steady state lean condition which confuses the computer, which in turn makes the fuel mixture overly rich.
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Verified for the Toyota Camry
The rear Oxygen sensors are a critical element in fuel control (unlike other vehicles) and can cause an emissions test failure for high CO and HCs. The sensing element cracks and and reports an erroneous steady state lean condition which confuses the computer, which in turn makes the fuel mixture overly rich.
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Verified for the Geo Prizm
The rear Oxygen sensors are a critical element in fuel control (unlike other vehicles) and can cause an emissions test failure for high CO and HCs. The sensing element cracks and and reports an erroneous steady state lean condition which confuses the engine computer.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 400SEL
Oil feed tubes break and fall into the crankcase (engine) and the tappet becomes noisy (ticking), resulting in degraded idle quality. Our technicians recommend replacing all of the tubes at the same time, broken or not.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 420SEL
The rubber boot connecting the throttle body to the intake manifold tends to crack. This can cause hard starting, rough or erratic idle, and engine performance problems.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 420SEL
The timing chain and timing chain guides wear; they should be replaced every 100,000 miles.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 420SEL
On high mileage vehicles, rear spring wear may cause the rear end to sag.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz CL600
Glove box hinges, the center console armrest, and the cup holders break.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SE
Glove box hinges are known to break.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SE
Leaks from the fuel pressure accumulator or a faulty cold start fuel injector (fuel system components) can cause hard starting problems.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SD
Fuel leaks can develop around the high pressure fuel injection pump.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SD
Oil leaks can develop around the oil filter housing.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S350
Due to wear of mechanical parts in the control head, the buttons on temperature control assemblies work erratically or not at all. These control heads need to be replaced for this concern or when the display screen starts to fade out.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz E500
Due to wear of mechanical parts in the control head, the buttons on temperature control assemblies work erratically or not at all. These control heads need to be replaced for this concern or when the display screen starts to fade out.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300D
A knocking noise from the front end can be caused by cracked strut tower bushings.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300CE
The seat springs and padding break down over time, causing a lean, tilt, or sag.
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Verified for the Porsche 944
The cooling system must be inspected regularly, as small leaks can develop at the reservoir. The heater valve and fan operation should also be inspected.
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Verified for the Porsche 968
The cooling system must be inspected regularly, as small leaks can develop at the reservoir. The heater valve and fan operation should also be inspected.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 190E
The expansion valve can get stuck and is difficult to replace.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
Fuel leaks, erratic or rough engine operation, and fuel economy issues can be caused by the failure of a fuel system component called the EHA (electro-hydraulic actuator) valve.
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Verified for the Acura SLX
Even when the vehicle is in 2WD, the 4WD indicator light does not go out because of a faulty switch in the dashboard.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 190E
The dashboard is known to crack in hot climates.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300E
The part that attaches the distributor rotor to the camshaft can break; the starter will still crank, but the engine will not start.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 190E
The part that attaches the distributor rotor to the camshaft can break; the starter will still crank, but the engine will not start.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
Improperly sealed wheel well grommets can cause a water leak in the driver and front passenger foot well area. Resealing the grommets will repair the leak.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
Excessive clearance between the caliper bracket and caliper slide pins can cause a rattle. Replacing the guide pins is needed for this repair.
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Verified for the Honda CR-V
The rear trailing arm bushings tend to crack and break requiring replacement of the bushings.
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Verified for the Honda Civic
Rear trailing arm bushings crack and break. The trailing arm bushings will need to be replaced when they break.
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Verified for the Honda Accord
Our technicians note that this model must be fully warmed up in order to pass the smog/emissions test.
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Verified for the Chrysler Town & Country
If the seal is not properly lubricated, the moon roof (sunroof) can make noise.
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