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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L Mechanical
this may sound like a silly request,but i need rod bearing,main bearing,and clyinder head bolt torque specs.for this 2.0 liter daewoo.i dont have acess to tech info.on these cars. very few daewoo dealers left,and those ive talked to WONT HELP.thanks to anyone ...
1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Charging VIN: 1HGCA5635K
Vehicle came to me originally with battery light on all the time and charging at 16+volts. I tested the battery-ok. I then installed an Auto Value alternator and retested. All ok at 14.2-14.6 volts, no light, test drove and all was well. Two weeks later, custo...
1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ814XV
this vehicle came to us a few days ago with a no start condition. customer had installed a MSD blaster coil and removed stock coil in distributor. customer stated that the car ran good for a couple months with MSD coil installed then just quit. MSD coil was ha...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L valve body VIN: JHMES16901
When selecting reverse,drive,sport,l it cutts off.I changed the p,n safety switch,the four sensors on the transmission, the valve body even the pcm but it still cutts off.I also check current to all my sensors on the transmission but does not help.Apparently w...
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L exhaust VIN: JM2UF3132L
The truck has a low power balance on cylinder 2. The engine has a small missfire at an idle and runs well otherwise. If the truck sits overnight and you start it up there is a huge cloud that comes out the exhaust. When the engine warms up the smoke goes away....
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L timing belt VIN: JM1TA2213S
the vehicle originally came in for blown head gaskets. replaced them and had the heads shaved b/c they were warped. put back together and test drove vehicle drove out fine. upon return to the shop turning into the driveway the car died and would not restart. p...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L OD light flashes & no codes VIN: 1YVGE22C9V
Car came in w/complaint of harsh 1-2 shift & OD off light flashing. Scanned car found no codes, trans fluid full but did smell alittle burnt, road tested and could not verify problem, vehicle shifted fine & no light flashing. Had customer drive car & told him ...
1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN1118V
I need help on this one. Car came in with check engine light on. Retrieve code : PO120 and P1705 ; TPS signal malfunction and excessively high or low voltage input from TPS respectively. Come across in my archive file that have the same problem, same year and ... Trouble codes: P0120, P1705 (excessively high or low voltage input from TPS)
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y21
Code sets @ 1600 - 1900 rpm at 50+ mph After additional ground for MAF and exhaust repair, P0171 is the only code that returns. Truck runs great otherwise. Any help will be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank 1), P0174 (system too lean bank 2)
1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F2BC67C7M
A week ago this vehicle was towed in. The customer said that he had gotten it really hot. I found that the coolant tank that is bolted to the left rear cornor of the intake manifold, pictured from the driver seat, had broken and hot coolant had saoked the engi... Trouble codes: 11 (Crankshaft position CKP sensor - no signal), 21 (Engine coolant temperature ECT sensor), 22 (Knock sensor KS - circuit), 23 (Mass air flow MAF sensor), 35 (Evaporative emission EVAP canister purge valve)
1996 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JF1GF435XT
Hello, We've got this fun Subaru here that's got up puzzled. It has an intermittent at random, poor idle - lack of power - cuts out problem. As far as we can tell, its patterns seem to be after a long sit, vehicle start up and then drive it. Vehicle will then...
2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6351Y
Followed Michell manual diagnsotic proceedure for code 170. Checked fuel pump pressure and volume,repaced fuel filter. Replaced coolant sensor and air temp/pressure sensor which acts like a Maf sensor(there is no standard Maf on this car).Car has intermittent ... Trouble codes: 170 (fuel trim malfunction)
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JF1GD29692
vehicle started tapping all of a sudden. notice when on freeway a tap noise. sounds like out of adjustment lifter but lifters are within specs.oil pressure within specs.checked for location with stethoscope and sounds like right side of engine.can piston slap ...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Low oil pressure at idle VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
This Toyota Camry came in our shop for t-belt, water pump and oil pan reseal service. Customer called back the next day and said the oil light is On. We ran the pressure test it is register at 4-5psi at idle, put out 45 psi at 3000rpm. Removed the oil pan, it'...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L lock-up timing VIN: 4TAWN72N8V
Based on the customer's information,the freeze frame data from when the problem occured,I felt that it was within the parameters that called for lock-up,but it wouldn't(it was at 63mph,approx 2900 rpm,fully warmed up,throttle opening 30-40%,58% calculated load...
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E8Y
Customer bought this vehicle used from us and came back saying it used oil, about 1 qt 700 miles. Didn't notice any smoke. Also it had a CEL lite on, cat. efficiency code. Got it in and replaced converter and tore down engine and replaced rings and valve seals... Trouble codes: 1349 (vvti actuator), 0420 (catylist efficiency)
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L abs light VIN: JTEHT05J11
we replaced rear brake pads and machined rear rotors and abs light came on within 2 days. cleared codes, abs light came back on within 2 days again, the codes we have been getting are as follows: c1223 abs system fault c1246 master cylinder pressure sensor fau...

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2003 Acura CL 3.2L SRS light on VIN: 19UYA42463
well, I finally got this light off, I had a mistaken code, I mis-read the code, the code I thought I had was 1-4, in all reality it was a 4-1 I got tripped up I learned somthing on this car, Pin #9 in the aldl to ground will flash the srs light for codes and... Trouble codes: 14.
1992 Infiniti Q45 4.5L interior door lights and doom lights VIN: JNKNGO1C1N
I wish to thank those who responded to my help request. One suggested a possible bad courtesy light relay in the trunk,but I had installed a new one I had in stock to no avail. Another had suggested I look at the dimmer switch in the dash, but I had isolated t...
1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L alt. belt VIN: JM1BA1416S
thank you to everyone that replied.the fix was simply installing a factory belt!the micro-v's are actually square on the mazda belt.this was my first post on here and I really appreciate the service and response from everyone.
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE55HX1
turned out replaced mass air flow sensor and fixed problem Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y91
With a couple of suggestions leaning towards the mass air flow sensor, I took a closer look at the intake etc and found that there was a leak in the rubber tubing to the intake past the MAF. Repaired that and as of yet the light has not come back on. Trouble codes: P0171.
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cam gears VIN: 4S3BG6851V
The most reasonable reply we received was that the passenger cam is starting to seize in the head and the drag on the exhaust cam shattered the lower gear, with pieces of that flying up and damaging the upper gear. Exhaust cam didn't seem to have much more dra...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mode 6 failure VIN: 4S3BH6657Y
Mark from Washington and Andrew from New Jersey knew what I was talking about with Mode 6. Although they tried to direct me to specific sources of information, I found nothing specific to Subaru. Some manufacturers provide it free (Ford on iATN) and Honda. I d...
1999 Suzuki Swift 1.3L No Start VIN: 2S2AB21H0X
From: Richard from Washington Date: 05/12/2005 14:58:26 AllData diagrams show coil igniter is NPN transistor with grounded emitter. This means ECM sends + pulse to fire coil. Cannot be sure but suspect same applies to injectors. Look at ECM grounds and power...
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