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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L T -stat VIN: JH4DA9451M
We had this car in the shop rigth now , costumer said that a bypass hose blew up and the car started overheating for at least 20 min , ( he drove it on the RED ZONE for at least 10), a friend changed the hose and the car ran fine for a while but than started o...
1995 Kia Sephia GS 1.6L No Start VIN: KMAFB1213W
this car was towed in from another shop, has a new fuel pump,plug wires. it has 45 psi fuel pressure but only has pressure during cranking. when it starts it runs good, but wont star when cold, it requires starting fluid. i'v checked the injectors fuel system ...
1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4F4YR12L6Y
heres one for all you mazda and fords guys. this truck is a commerical parts delivery truck. has 180,000 miles. truck idles okay just a little rough. all fine a/c kicks on and everything. press accelerater peddle and car stumbles and hesitates. sometimes car d...
1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L rediness monitors VIN: 1N4BU31D3T
a couple of months ago we replace cat and rear oxygen sensor cleared codes and told customer to drive for 2 weeks and stop back so we could check monitors well he just went to emissions 3 times rejected for oxygen sensor and cat monitors not ready brought car ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07X81
This vehicle keeps giving a code P1135 for left bank intake valve timing control. It is not specific to the solenoid or sensor. I have checked the solenoid and is it working now and has power to it. I am not able to check if it gets a signal from the computer.... Trouble codes: P1135 (Left Bank Valve timing Control problem)
1985 Toyota Pickup SR5 Turbo 2.4L Engine VIN: JT4RN65S9F
Hello and thanks for reading this. We just got done putting a timing chain on this vehicle and now we have an oil leak. (vehicle was not leaking prior to our work) The leak is between the cylinder head and the upper portion of the timing cover and leaking dow...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG2ZK7W
This vehicle puts out a low egr flow code on a regular basis, even though the egr system appears to be working fine. We have replaced the egr valve, modulator and solenoid (all oe parts) with no positive results. In testing the map sensor, it passes all tests ... Trouble codes: P0401 (low egr flow)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF22K7W
Attention Toyota Techs! I am very frustrated with this camry. The code has come back on twice and the customer just called and said it just came back on again. First found tsb about Vapor Pressure VSV problem, so I checked all the basics, vacuum leaks, bad gas... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP Vent Solenoid Problem)
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L test monitors VIN: JT3HP10V6W
Gentlemen, This RAV4 needs to pass the IL emission test it had prevoiusly come in with a P0401 and a failed VSV was found thanks to the many posts in the repair section. The vehicle was returned to the customer and driven @ 250 miles, customer returned and we ... Trouble codes: P0401

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2003 Honda S2000 2.0L engine VIN: JHMAP114X3
well it figures, when the last motor exploded it sent a valve up into the intake manifold alonge with lots of metal. even though it was cleaned out, it seems that a chunk of intake manifold was about to brake off. well 400 miles later it did and went into the ...
2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG35G8Y
Well I learned quite a bit about Hyundai's. After finding a clogged fuel filter and testing fuel pressure, which was good. I Also checked all items that were recommended . Im pretty sure the problem was the MAF sensor mainly by experience but the customer took... Trouble codes: P1128.
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L valvetrain? VIN: JACDJ58X7X
Recommended r/r cyl. head, but customer declined saying that he would live with the noise. Would've liked to have seen what was causing noise and leakdown problem, but I guess i'll never know. Thanks to all that posted help.
1992 Toyota estima/emina 2.2L timing belt VIN: CXR1100063
the route to the loot was to disconect the drive shaft from the crankshaft to auxillary equipment and then to undo the mountings at the front and lift all auxillarys clear thanks to all who replied keep up the good work ROE
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