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1995 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L timing belt VIN: 1YVGE31D8S
t- belt keeps jumping
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2224X
Cam cover gaskets were changed due to oil leaking into the spk plug holes. Coils were moved from hole to hole to eliminate a bad coil, symptom and code did not change. snap-shot was taken and the only odd readings were; TPS went from 0% @ clsd throttle to 10%... Trouble codes: 302 (2 cyl misfire)
1987 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L controls VIN: JN1HZ14S7H
Dear Group, I have in the shop a 1987 300 ZX non turbo with full automatic AC operation issues. I cannot get the temperature output to change; nor can I get the mode doors to operate as the LCD display shows it to be commanded to do. All of the vacuum hoses i...
1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L batt lite , brake warning lite. VIN: JN1CZ24A6L
i have real head scratcher, the engine control fuse blows intermitently. the one in the engine fuse box . the short stays i\until the engine cools off but after driving for about 20 min it blows again( i have a circuit breaker in there now it wont reset until ...
1992 Nissan 240SX 2.4L steering rack VIN: JN1MS36S2N
Hi. This 240 has a shudder between 60-90 km/h, especially bad at 80. The car tracks straight, but the steering wheel feels as though a tire has separated. Tires are in good shape, dynamically balanced Mich x-1's. Rims are straight, alignment in spec, sway bar ...
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L LH drive axle VIN: JN1EJ01FXP
Hi guys. This Maxima came in on a hook in 2/04 with a popped drive axle and stripped final drive and axle splines. The transmission and axles were replaced and the front end and motor mounts checked for play. The Maxima was just towed in again for a popped o...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31DXY
checked tsb's, looked at airflow-seems OK. Think it's a possible iac but iac compensates for a/c demand. stalls after idleing for 30 sec. Idle just drops off. Any help is appreciated, I'm trying to fix this for a chevy dealer that is a good client of mine. The...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4T3ZF13C21
hello toyota techs. here goes. this van will start ok cold. after has run a few minutes will not idle. restart attempts will run if you increase throttle only. drives fine until you come to a stop. then it dies if you do not keep a slight throttle angle with...

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1992 Honda Prelude S 2.2L Instrument panel VIN: JHMBA8248N
I'm sorry to say that customer has not been able to come back in yet. Thank you for the three responses that I got. Here they are! I think they're good ones. Thomas [...] said: Todd do all other lights work on dash (heater, radio). Have replaced a few dimme...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HGEJ1124S
While the testing and help requests all pointed to a problem with the IAC, The actual problem was with the throttle body gasket. It had the port to the IAC blocked off. A simple fix that was overlooked. It always pays to look at previous work first.
1999 Honda Civic HX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ7126X
Thanks to Rick from Colorado for the criteria to set P01165. Dave from California also had useful information, both of which will be used in diagnosing this problem. The base line of both replies is getting the vehicle back to completely stock in respect to en... Trouble codes: P1165 (Range/ Performance Problem/HO2S Primary).
1993 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L Head Gasket VIN: JM1BG2247P
Well , the [...] was flat . Machine shop took off .002' to clean this one up . Deck surface was flat as well . I did find out that there are 6 directions to measure flat on this perticular [...] . Replaced ' Fel-Pro ' gaskets with Mazda parts and the problem see...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AK44Y3S
Sorry folks, no fix on this one. Thanks to the 4 Tech's that tried to help. Gregory [...] said ECU's and distributors have been problems. Mitsubishi 4 cyl's haven't used distributors i...
2000 Other Asian LD15 6.3L head torque VIN: KMFHB47A9Y
well i purchased the repair manual, it was under $100 and still available. the torque is 22 ft lbs on the large and smaller head bolts. the smaller bolts an addditional 70 degrees, the larger bolts an additional 80-90 degrees. run the engine for 20 minutes, le...
1997 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L transfer case VIN: JF1GF4854V
Thanks to all who answered my help request.We monitored duty cycle voltage to transfer case solinoid.Values were between 30% & 60%. wanted to make sure ecu was at least sending some signal to valve.I discussed proper repair with cuctomer was to replace tail sh...
2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L abs light VIN: JF1SF65601
Thank you for the replies. We are waiting for the customer to reschedule and hopefully we will have success with the information we recieved.
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1NXAE09BXS
thanks to the 4 replies i received. ranging from water pumps leaking onto crank sensors to distributors and igniters. i also received a reply to check t.p. sensor adjustment. we did actualyy find that the crank sensor was defective but after replacing we had...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Differential VIN: 4T1BF22K2V
A big thank you to the 7 replies I received reguarding this request. Paul of Alabama Toyota Transmissions was 'spot on' with his tips and info. This is a problem with this gearbox. The outer bearing on the output pinion shaft was breaking up just as he thought...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A61
Thanks to all that responded. o/2 was frozen in manifold. replaced manifold, o/2 sensor and gaskets. Customer was able to get insurance to pay. cleared codes ,test drove and all is well. Mike [...]
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