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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Mechanical VIN: 1HGEJ1229S
Hello all, Honda crank bolts are a big enough pain, but wondering if it is right or left hand thread makes it worse. Does anyone know about this particular car? Does anyone know of a list of which Honda's are left or right? I cannot find this mentioned in any ...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCD5635V
First time using IATN. Hi guys & gals. This car is dumping coolant into the oil. Head has been removed, checked for cracks at the machine shop and reinstalled. There was no evidence of any of the 4 cylinders being washed down when the head was off. When car is...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start VIN: 1NXBA02E5V
thanks in aadvance. I'm getting no spark,and I come up with to codes, crank and cam sensor. I checked fix database and some of the fix's were similar but not the same.I don't believe that the two sensors could go bad at the same time. I've checked wiring to ec... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L inner cv boots VIN: 5TBBT4815Y
after installing the spacers with no problems i used the 4wd during a heavy rain storm for about 10 miles on the parkway i decided to check the cv boots and found both inner cv boots leaking...the boots are intact and in like new condition the bands are in pla...

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2003 Honda civic 1.6L fuel VIN: 2HGES16493
Well turned out easy in the end. High resistance in the fuel pump head. Fit new head and wireing and its gone Thanks to everyone
1995 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: KNDJA7236S
Fix on this Kia was a leaking manifold gasket. The three replies I received were; mass air flow, cts, and cts or fuel. I checked the cts and found it to be out of spec according to Snap-on specs for vantage but when the new one came I found them both to read t...
1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L engine
Hello, I talked to the customer about the leak and he decided that it wasn't serious enough to try and fix. It was just annoying when it left a spot on his driveway and never leaked enough to add in 3,000 miles. Thank all of you for your replies. Jeff
1988 Mazda 626 Turbo 2.2L Speakers VIN: JM1GD2444J
Many thanks to Terry Berg for the hour long phone call While he dug through an old factory manual, I drew the graphics he described and annotated my schematics. Here's the skinny: L/F+,blue/orange; L/F-,blue/black; R/F+,blue; R/F-,blue/green; L/R+,green/red; L...
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L engine VIN: 4A3AX55F6W
Thanks to all that replied.The valve stem seals were the problem with this vehicle. I also found that the PCV valve was broken inside.I tried replacing just the PCV valve and driving the car for two days but the smoke would not go away. So I replaced the seals...
1989 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: IN6HDI6S9J
The '89 ('88 by VIN)has been fixed! After my request for help, I received several good replies concerning my problem of this truck not revving above 3,000 rpm. Let me start at the beginning. The customer brought his truck to my shop to have the engine swapped ...
1992 Subaru Loyale 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2AN52BOP
Hello all, Thanks for all the input. Most people said to look for a short in the harness (which we had). We finally decided to change out the ECM and the TPS together and this seemed to take care of the problem. We suspect that the 5 volt ref signal out of t... Trouble codes: 31 (tps).
1994 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L motor, etc VIN: JT25T07N2R
Thanks for the replies folks. Bolts and nuts are pretty much the same from car to car, and though we specialize in Benz and Volvo, this motor swap was straight forward. I did not find a step by step switch out in All data as some suggested, and as this has a m...
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