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1987 Nissan D21 2.4L u-joint VIN: 1N6ND11S3H
Hello, does anyone know the part number to the u-joints on this pickup? You would think Nissan would make them to last longer than 250,000 miles. All of my parts suppliers say no such part but some where someone has changed these I just need to know how to ge...
1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BK4356V
Hello fellow techs, This is my first iatn post, so please bear with me. The car was towed in for stalled, won't restart. Prior to stalling, the customer complained of bad misfire/hesitation on acceleration since getting gas the other day. I duplicated the hesi...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Unknown VIN: 4T1BG22K9Y
The cust came to me and said that the car every now and then the engine will act like its getting stuck into gear,and the motor will race. I have driven this car about four times and it only happened to me once. There are no codes and it usally shifts great. W...
2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TBBT4814Y
Personal vehicle. Pinging on lite accel and cruise. No codes, no mil light. Data stream all looks good except ignition advance. Alldata doesn't tell me how advance is suppost to change under accel. Criuse no load advance is at 25-35 deg and on lite accel goes ...

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1994 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L inner CV joint VIN: JACDH58V4R
There are two ways to go on these axles. You can take everything out except the inner CV outer housing, and it is a fairly normal axle replacement job. Axles are sold this way, by some rebuilders. But if you need to remove the inner CV, the differential must e...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L mil light on VIN: KNADC12371
Well troops, this vehicle is finally fixed. I recieved several replies, but the best one was from Alex who said it was part of the harness called a 'coupler' by Kia... I also found out the trans is a F4EAT that is also used by Mazda. I still don't understand w...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L clock VIN: JT6HF10U9X
Finally got this one back for a battery which all respondee's suggested. Strange that a batt that would start the car every time couldn't keep the clock memory going! Did test ok with midtronics. Thanks to Dave, Todd, Stephen,Mark, Rodney and Fast Nickie C, th...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
TSB bulletin 015/00 led me to recheck the intake manifold gasket for cracks. I originally checked for this with the engine at operating temperature and found no problem. I tried again after the engine cooled to ambient temperature and found the problem at the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1).
2002 Mazda MPV 2000CC Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy
had to figure this one out all by myself. The problem in the end turned out to be the egr valve acuator had snapped of from the valve inside the unit and the valve was sitting 50/50 on the seat. i found this by checking all my vacuum hoses with the mityvac and...
1987 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L relays, fuel pump VIN: JN1CZ14S2J
all the thanks go out. the man that hit it exact, matthew [...]. the ground going into the fuel sender was shorting.i drilled out the hole ran a new wire and sealed it with epoxy.all is fine. sorry took so long to get back but we put it on the side to take ca...
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JF15F63521
Sorry to take so long to get back to you, I diagnosed this one for another shop and it took them a few days to get back to me, Tim from Nevada hit this one on the head, the left cam gear was damaged, whoever changed the head last must of hit it, the shop insta...
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4VN13D1M
From: Kenneth from Georgia Date: 04/26/2005 13:11:41 sounds like the old tricky coolant sensor had alot of the camarys and corrolas not the trucks but they use the same sensor will not be off enough to trgger lite never found a volts scale but the ohms scale... Trouble codes: 51 (A/C switch circuit ECU neutral start switch or circuit TPS or circuit. Doesnt generate MIL computer doesnt save code. Code evident only during stumble condition with cold engine.).
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