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2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L tire pressure monitor VIN: JTHFN48Y52
car came in for all four tires to be replaced, found one of the sensors broken from driving on flat tire to long. Got new sensor from dealer and installed with four tires. problem is we cant get car to turn off tire monitor light. checked alldata anf found pro...
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L under intake manilfold VIN: 6MMAP47P4V
Upon opening hood of customer's car I quickly picked up the distinct odor of hot anti-freeze coming from somewhere on the engine or radiator. At first glance I noticed anti-freeze pooling on top of the transaxle, as I traced the leak I found that it disappeare...
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L lifters
i just installed a set of performance aftermarket cams and cam gears on this vehicle. my problem is the lifters wont pump up they just continue to tap like there is no oil in at least one lifter. after talking to some people they said i needed to bleed the las...
1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01DXX
Keep getting reoccurring codes, light resets after short time (within testing on same visit). cant seem to find related cause for both codes. any suggetsions ? your help appreciated Trouble codes: P0160, P0446
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6854T
plugs and wires have been replaced. cam and crank sensor have been replaced. drove vehicle 130 miles over 2 day period. customer had light flash and stay on after less than 2 miles on 3rd day. Trouble codes: P0304
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Valves VIN: 4S3BG6857X
Hi Subaru pros, just did head gaskets on this beast. It started right up afterward but has a tremendous amount of valve clatter. Rechecked timing marks (they're fine. I've done these several times and know how the marks work) and pulled valve covers. With star...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L oil pressure VIN: 4TAVL52N6T
Has anyone had problems with these oil pumps before? Could the oil pressure relief valve be the problem? Any way to tell without removing the timing cover? The owner of this truck doesnt have much money, so I am trying to keep his cost down to a minimum! Any h...

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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L engine VIN: JACDJ58X7Y
thanks to all that replied, got old engine out getting ready to install used engine wasn't to bad was time cosuming had to lower front differential and remove front driveshaft left p/s pump and a/c compressor and alternator attached to engine. thanks again
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2212S
Hi All Thanks for all the replies, All were good A SPECIAL THANKS to Tim [...] Who took the time to fax me a flow chart and to tell me where the cpu was. Also great ideas about wrongly routed vac hoses from several other techs. Problem was corroded connecto... Trouble codes: 1402 (manafacture specific egr).
1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C7T
Thanks to Layne [...]. For some reason Mazda is short on information on this code. Layne and Mike suggested monitoring the sensor with a lab scope or DVOM. Richard relied as follows: For some reason Mazda is very cozy with this ... Trouble codes: P0320 (engine speed input signal).
2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA07A94
Dear Sir, See the dealer for an ecm reprogram on the 1279 code for a/f sensor (new style o2 type sensor) bulletin ntb04-056. Drive the vehicle at least 2 miles or more to see if the low pressure indicator will go out. Have had a few bad sensors which were dete... Trouble codes: 1279 (undocumented code).
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