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1990 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L Stall VIN: JM1GD2228L
Engine stalled in heavy rain one week ago, no restart, waited a few minutes, started and ran OK several days. Then stalled again, restarted OK, runs fine now. Both times were on decel. I checked for moisture in dist cap, found none. I srayed cap, wires with wa...
1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C7T
Good Evening We have the above listed 1996 Mazda 626 with a reocurring code P1506 (IAC overspeed error). We have been through the trouble shooting flow chart for this code a half dozen times. We'll go through the chart, find no fault, clear the code. In the r... Trouble codes: P1506 (IAC over speed error)
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: JF1BJ6327N
Hello folks, Well another day in paradise!!! I have a Suburu Legacy that will not start on cold wet mornings- not cold mornings- not wet mornings, just cold (35 and under) wet???So I did the basic checks to see what I am loosing,have spark, fuel, compression-a...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L radiator & overflow VIN: 4S3BG6854T
this outback was sent to us by a quickie oil change shop, the customer wanted a coolant flush,when they saw oil in the overflow,they called us. it does not appear to be tranny fluid,so I ruled out trans cooler leaking, it looks & smells like oil,cooling system...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTEHH20V31
does not loose spark, fuel or injector pulse when it stalls. Checked all computer grounds & voltages at computer, does not loose voltage when stalls. Does not loose cam or crank signal when stalls. Looses comunication with scanner and looses memory when stalls...

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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L front axle VIN: KNDJA7231W
Hi Alex had the correct fix for this. Replace the vacumm lines with rubber hose. Corrosion from the metal lines get into vacumm switch causing it to leak vacumm to hubs. Maybe a better fix for this would be a filter between switch and hubs. It has a filter...
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L door locks VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
Thanks! The key cylinder switch in the liftgate was the culprit. Of course, it was the last one I tried! We are just going to leave it disconnected. Thanks again for the help on a real hair puller.
2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L tires
Ok, to close and relate what I believe to have fixed the problem with these cars which are not addressed by Toyota. Air preasure on the p175/65/14 Extra Load tire (i boo booed on rim size in post)run the fronts at 45psi cold,35-38 psi in rrear depending on tru...
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