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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L forward chutter VIN: 1HJEJ722XW
car came in with a pump whine, sounded like the filter was pluged but it wasn't. we dissamembled the unit and found it to be in good condition.also the vehicle was nuetreling out. so reassembled the tranny replaced valve body and selonoides. car still appears ...
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Bulb Warning System VIN: JT8BH28F5X
Message on dash reads: Tail light failure, even though all bulbs are burning bright, wattage value verifed and each bulb replaced.
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3533X
hello all again,i seem to be having trouble with the tank pressure on this one. we also had 3 codes, excessive egr flow, catalyst efficiency, and evaporative leak. if i manually hold the tank vent closed, the system holds pressure just fine. does anyone know w...
1991 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN8HD17Y0M
This thing will start alright. Idle seems to search a little when warm. If I drive this thing and accelerate very easy it will run up to about 3200 RPM and then start surging and bucking. If you try to use WOT at anytime it will surge and buck. The codes 11 an... Trouble codes: 11 (Crank Angle Sensor), 21 (No 1 or 120 degree found)
2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8AZ08W93
vehicle was towed in for a no start. zero fuel pressure. 15a fuel pump fuse blown. fuse was replaced and blew again within one minute of idling. installed fused jumper and ammeter. no problems have reoccured, fuel pump draw 5.8 - 6.0 amps running. highest reco...
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V91
First time working on vehicle I replaced oxygen sensor (open heater). 5k later came in for p0303 and then did plugs and motorvac. The code continues to come back on, with not driveablility symtoms. I have tried different coils, injectors and plugs(moving from ... Trouble codes: P0303
2000 Toyota Solara SE 2.2L nervous VIN: 2T1CG22P1Y
The problem with this car, which belongs to a customer/friend is it has developed, suddenly, a vibration...Mostly in reverse, when you are sitting at idle. My first thoughts, when I had my first look at it Friday was that the exhaust must be making contact wit...

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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X3W
Thank you to all who responded sorry it took so long for the fix, it took are supplier three tries and a set of photographs to recieve the correct convertor. Ross [...] Chris led me to the right cat bank being plugged even though I thought the vacuum looked ok c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L a/c cooling problem VIN: JM1FE17N04
I have not fixed this problem as of 10-18. I have tried several tips I recieved including adding a little freon at a time, evac. and recharging the system.rechecked service bullitions. One Mazda tech said there may not be a fix this is a known problem with the...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D9R
This is fixed and i appreciate all the replys- first the pcv is under the intake behind the oil filter and it isnt easy to get to, thanks to all who stated this, the problem it seems was just the distributor, i knew it was getting oil which caused the driveabi...
1998 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JF1GM4350W
First of all thanks to all who responded- Second of all did not want to close until we made sure the customer was satified. Ended up replaceing CTS without much difference- and also lucked out and found a used MASS Air flow sensor- had the customer drive the v...
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L all wheel drive VIN: 1F1SF6352W
Most of you replied that a trans flush and additive like the one Ford or others use for limited-slip usually usually fixes this. [good to know]. A couple of you suggested tire problems. Even though they all were the same brand and size there was a new one on t...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K3X
found after more testing that there was a short to ground on wire to vsv from ecu making vsv on at most times unpluged ecu and vsv tested wires found continuity to ground on wire from ecu to vsv ran new wire from ecu behind glove box to vsv valve now i am able... Trouble codes: P0446.
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