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We are a full service shop. We have been in business since 1992, we service and repair all vehicle types. Specialize in BMW, MERCEDES BENZ, LAND ROVER, JAGUAR, VOLVO, VOLKSWAGEN, AS WELL AS ALL DOMESTIC CAR LINES. TOYOTA, MAZDA, ETC. I am an ASE Master Technician for the last 22 years. We are members of Angie's List, which we have an A+ rating, also have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and also members of the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce. I have owned and operated this business for the last 21 years. We hope to have you as our customer. Thanks and God Bless
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Question Answered: What can I do when lock, wheel, and ignition are frozen?
October 01, 2013, 03:08 PM
Try this, put the key in the ignition while trying to turn the key move the steering wheel back in forth (right to left) as much as you can. Sometimes the steering wheel lock will hang up. Seems to be a common problem on older mb vehicles. The door lock problem will be the plastic tab lock on the backside of the lock tumbler. It will require removal of door panel, outside door handle and striker in some cases.
Question Answered: I hit a pot hole in my impala ss now all it do is turn over and wont start
October 01, 2013, 01:24 PM
the crankshaft position sensor is located on the lower left front side of the crankshaft (drivers side) it may have dislodged the plug, cut the wires, or broke the sensor if the bump was that severe.
Question Answered: have a 2010 impala and have a clicking sound under the climate control wont stop
October 01, 2013, 01:21 PM
that sounds like the blend door motor or the recirculate door motor being bad. this causes it to continue to run past the stop points
Question Answered: My 2005 X3 w/120k miles; running fine; service engine soon warning light came on
October 01, 2013, 01:18 PM
you will need to have a scanner to turn the light off as the newer vehicles have a computer with a keep alive memory. this means that when the battery is disconnected it will not clear codes on the DME control module. Most shops will perform the scan test for a nominal fee
Question Answered: dead miss- smells like gas-sounds like back side plug fell out puf-puf-temp ok
October 01, 2013, 01:14 PM
sounds like you hit the nail on the head. if you get a loud popping sound and smell fuel then i would suspect the spark plug is out
Question Answered: I have heat on the passenger side but not the drivers side. Can you help me out?
October 01, 2013, 01:13 PM
There is a blend door motor on the pass side of the vehicle which varies the hot and cold air. this motor has quit working, most likely the plastic gears inside the blend motor. it will have to be replaced with a new unit. these are available through most parts houses.
Question Answered: red battery light with a message check with shop
September 26, 2013, 10:59 AM
these cars have two batteries. the main vehicle battery, and a auxiliary battery located on the right side of the vehicle under the hood. I believe the washer tank will have to be removed to gain access to it. It will cause the vehicle to go into what is called energy saver mode (ac will stop working) and the red battery light will come on
Question Answered: car just dies driving down the road or parked
September 26, 2013, 10:50 AM
could be the crank sensor. that is how they act when failing.
Question Answered: my1994 e320 willnot shift into any gear from the transmission. help
September 26, 2013, 10:47 AM
have you checked the fluid? is it leaking anywhere. when is the last time the trans was serviced. was it slipping the last time you drove it? The questions will go on and on. Start with the basics. also check to see if the reverse lights come on when shifted into reverse, Make sure to set the brake and do not start the car to check just turn the key on. if they light up that would mean the linkage from the shifter is going to the transmission shift lever, if not then check to see if the linkage bar has come unhooked from the shifter to the transmission. the bushings and clips wear out and cause problems like this
Question Answered: my car starts and runs for about 30 to 40 minutes it get hot and shut off
September 26, 2013, 10:41 AM
most likely the crank shaft sensor. It gets hot and resistance goes up and it stops sending its signal to the engine control module. you should have a code set for this but not always
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