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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6675W
car came in for timing belt replacment.changed belt and balance shaft belt.put back together we now have a miss fire on the number one cyl..compresion check #1 155 psi #2 175 psi #3 175 psi #4 175 psi...leak down test 20% on all cyl.valve adjustment o.k. new c... Trouble codes: P0301
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on, odor fuel VIN: 1HGCG164OW
scanned computer found evap code, car came back for odor. pulled fuel tank access plate found filler hose to fuel pump swollen and loose. according to honda service manual requires to pull fuel tank. does anyone have any short cuts for me. we are suggesting to... Trouble codes: P1456
2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L C V Joints VIN: KMHWF25S8Y
I have a 2000 Hyundai Sonata that needs a right outer CV boot the dealer wants about $500 for an axel and nobody has one rebuilt and I have not been able to find any body that can rebuild it, can just the boot be replaced and can the outer joint be dissabled? ...
2000 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM57W0Y
Heers the story on this isuzu, car came to us after being at another shop for a rough running concern. They installed new spark plugs and a new o2 sensor. Vehicle still ran rough when brought to our shop, we found a big vaccum leak at the intake manifold gaske... Trouble codes: P1340
1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L belts VIN: JT6HJ88JSV
Belts were bad on this high milage classic, and we installed a set of Delco V-belts. After install, Alt belt (the duel setup) was screaming and upon inspection with a stethoscope, it appeared to be either the alternator or the idler just below it. We replaced ...
1987 Mazda B2600 LX 2.6L No Start, FLOODING VIN: JM2UF5121H
Help! I've got this Mazdabishi P.O.S. that floods after hot soak. The customer's concern was no start after hot soak, crank no start. I looked at it, found the carb. flooding after engine shut off. I checked the evap check and cut valve for proper operation th...
1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L OBD system readiness VIN: JM1BB1418T
Trying to get this Mazda through DEQ. Problem I'm having is that I have no information on what a drive cycle is for this model car and what it takes to get the different systems to read ready. Have looked in Mitchel on demand and nothing related to this turns ...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH2OV31
Toyota guys i need your help I got this rad 4 dumped in my lap it sets po 1346 and 1349 sometimes will set only one of these codes or some times both it is a 2 trip code usually sets code witin a half a mile! Saturday nite I drove truck home I live about 20 mi... Trouble codes: 1346 (vvt circut), 1349 (cam crank sync)

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1986 Honda Prelude 1.8L Excessive Emissions
thank to all that replied, the car owner decide to retire the car. i got alot of knowledge with working on this car. i did not fix the car. the car is not worth much, so the owner decide to sell it to the state for now. if the ownere change their mind and deci...
1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JM3LV523XM
Thank you all for your help!! sorry for the slow response to your replies!! Turns out the coolant passage through the throttle body was plugged. After clearing it out, problem was solved. But before doing that, we replaced the throttle body with a used part an...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JN8DRO9Y61
hello thanks to all you are a great help i did not know this truck had 2 t-stat we replaced the back one the customer has already taken 2 long trips and says all is well.this was a big help because our mitchel system does not give a lot of info on this truck.
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L engine noise VIN: JT3GN87R8X
michael and victor had the answer to my problem. main bearings were worn. Victor was very helpful in educating me on the finer points of the job at hand and with his help i replaced all the main bearings and no more knocking. Techs like victor are what make ...
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