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1991 Honda Prelude Si 4WS 2.1L T-belt VIN: JHMBA4246M
T-belt broke. I think this is an interference engine. Will it always bend valves, or can a guy get lucky and bend none? Can I put piston at BDC and turn cams so valves are closed, and put shop air into cyl, and listen for bent valves? Is this a good enough tes...
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Honda techs, here is one with a curve. This came in after having a timing belt and tune up done about 15000 miles ago. The first thing I did was to recheck valve clearances. I had afew tight ones and yes they were exhaust. I reset clearances and tested. The mi... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y61
Vehicle came in with rough idle, found leaking intake gasket at #2 cyl. replaced intake gaskets and tuned up at the same time, also noticed leaking #1 injector and replaced that at the same time.Nothing made any difference.Further on we thought the IMRC actuat... Trouble codes: P0301 (1cyl. misfire), P1518 (IMRC Not closing when commanded to. Low voltage from ECM to IMRC actuator.)
1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Failed Emissions
Vehicle came in as emissions failure, very stock very nice. AIR system is not operational. Something that controls the management valve is malfunctioning causing no air injection. The problem is I can locate no repair or system strategy information for this ve...
1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXAE09B7R
This car came back after approximately a week after the driver had picked it up. The complaint was that the check engine light would go on and off. Secondary issue was that the vehicle died twice after a long idle. The first codes we pulled were 14, 21, 24. Ch... Trouble codes: 14 (Ignition signal circut), 21 (Main oxygen sensor signal), 24 (Intake air temperature circut), 22 (Engine coolant temperature circut), 52 (Knock sensor circut signal)

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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4S2CK58W8X
Hello everyone, like most everyone said bad fuel regulator. I let it set and run idle for about 10 minutes, and I noticed it was running rich, I pulled vacum hose off regulator and gasoline was comeing out of regulator. I got many replies on this one, and I th... Trouble codes: P0463, P1640, P0705.
1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L Hydrobootst VIN: JT8BH68X1W
Hi Guy sory for the delay I send the unit to Lexus dealer and they said the whole unit must replace so We first find a rebuilder who say they can fix it but 2 week later when I got the unit back it have the same problem so I found a second hand unit from quebe...
1992 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Brake Pedal VIN: JN1HJ01P1N
I apologize to everyone...I should have found it...I was so focused on the rear brakes because of the work I had just finished that... Out of the 8 replies half said master cylinder, air still in the ABS unit, bent or warped pads and many said to check the c...
1993 Toyota Camry 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2GK12E3R
I have jump two pins in the underhood diagnostic connector d TE1 & E1. together using a small piece of wire and turn the ignition to the 'run' position the 'check engine' lamp didnot flash . The car maybe has a wiring problem
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