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1989 Acura Legend L 2.7L crankshaft bolt VIN: JH4KA4564K
Hello all, I'm trying to do a timing belt service on this vehicle. The directions on AllData keep referring to the crankshaft bolt as a "Special Bolt", and one part of the procedure seems to imply that it is a left hand thread bolt. I can't find any info tha...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L hard start cold VIN: KMHJF25F2X
the car came in with anti freeze leak we replace the radator then we was told the use car dealer replace head gasket. now the water pump is leaking so we are going replace it. but are promblem is when motor is cold it hard to start it will flood the motor with...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W51
I had a steady missfire on acceleration with a flashing SES light, light on steady @ idle. after poking around and inpsecting spark plugs, boots and coils miss appears to be gone. The p0300 will reset and flash on acceleration, with no apparent missfire. My sc... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple missfire)
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Unknown VIN: JT8UF11EOP
I have this lexus that has a wine coming from the transmission cold. After a few minutes it will quit the noise, but it doesn't shift properly untill it has warmed up. The fluid is clean and red, has no foam, and after it starts shifting right it is fine until...
1986 Nissan D21 E 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN6HD12H6G
hello everone this is my first time using this tool but hang in there with me. This nissan is realy driving me nuts Fuel pressure is great tps sweep is good it has had the maf and ignition module replaced as well as the o2 sensor i am suspecting the ecm but ha...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D1S
Hello group, We have a nissan maxima in the shop driving us nuts. First time I tried to start it, it acted like it was firing at the wrong time, fouled plugs. had code 1335 stored. changed plugs, found cam sensor wire held by one strand and crank sensor by pu... Trouble codes: P1335
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D9T
repeated code 0340. car came in with new cam sensor. scoped cam sensor and signal is good. driving car you occasionally notice the tach drop out when car cuts out. no rhyme or reason, hot or cold, easy or wot, just randomly. talked to nissan dealer and found o... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor)
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L compression VIN: 3N1AB51D92
This car came in 2 weeks ago with a frozen spark plugs in cylinders #1, #2, and #4. The customer wanted us to "tune" it up. We suggested to remove head to send out to get polugs removed. Customer ok'd. When the head was brought back we installed, but the timin...
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD21V9V
Recieved this vehicle from another shop. Check SES light. No problem. Has P0400 (EGR) and P0751 (Trans). They wanted look into the EGR problem and will probably attempt a trans flush themselves for the P0751 as the tranny fluid is dark and has a little burnt s... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR flow malfunction), P0751 (1 shift solenoid performance)

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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Blower Resistor VIN: JH4DA9458N
Thanks once again to all! As everyone suggested, blower motor is most likely pulling too much current.Blower on 'high' is very lazy, so I will replace motor.Thanks Again!!
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E1R
Sorry for taking so long to reply. We didn't have a good ground to the voltmeter, that was why the sensor reading was zero. 02 sensors do work. MAF was extremely dirty, We replaced another unit and flush out the injectors. Car is fixed, cutomers is happy :). T... Trouble codes: 25 (air fuel ratio lean malfunction), 26 (air fuel ratio rich malfunction).
1983 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L intermittent shifting, late shifts VIN: JT2MX63EOD
Problem was the ECT (Transmission Control Module)which are no longer available thru Toyota. They don't support this model any longer so we found a used one from a salvage yard. This problem was solved because of IATN member responses providing info on where to...
1988 Toyota Supra 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2MA70L1J
Problem was Idle Air Control Valve. Bypassed valve to confirm problem. Waiting for customer approval before spending the $450 Toyota wants. Thanks for all the replies.
1990 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RNO1P5L
I'm sorry it took so long to get back to everyone. I replaced the injectors and that fixed the problem. Thanks to everyone who replied.
1992 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L air intake noise VIN: JT4VN93D4N
Unfortuneatly the customer has yet to return for further follow up on problem. Guess he is scared at the price of the air flow meter. I did get some suggestions for improper cam timing (engine ran too well for that problem). Improper pcv function (did not chec...
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2TICF22PXY
first of all thanks for all the good replies i recive on this one.few of you guys was on the money,indeaid bank one cam jaump timing by a few teeth.after reseting cams and crank,install new timing.car ran like a bat out of hell.i appresiat all and every one ho... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0305.
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