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1987 Mazda B2600 2.6L oil pump VIN: JM2UF4121H
Pickup came in with timing chain rattle. Torn down, and found oil pump chain tensioner frozen in pump. I never have seen this happen before. Customer had just boughten 6 days earlier. Replaced pump and installed a balance elim. kit and timing kit. Filled oil f...
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JMIBC1411V
Need help IATN!! Car keeps setting PO420. Normally off highway, after 1/2 hour drive and when back at city speeds. Replaced convertor (good used) orginally when tested oxygen sensors reading equal front & rear and found cracked manifold (replaced w/new). Code... Trouble codes: 420 (Catalytist efficiency)

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2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6618Y
I apologize for the late closing of this case. The owner of the vehicle has not been very helpfull. After explaining that we needed the car longer than a few minutes to replace another sensor to find out the cause of the repeated failures she has not returned.... Trouble codes: 501 (Vehicle speed sensor or circuit problem).
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L engine VIN: 1HGC022561
thanks to all the tech for your time and help .as i said before after adjusting the valves it got quieter and i think the customer canot hear as much noise in the car but he will not return my call and bring it in for further checking out ,not a regular custom...
1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L runs then dies VIN: JN6HD16YDG
The end result was the distrubtor. The funny thing was it would run for ten min then quit. If you avance the timing just a few degrees it would start and run. So it had spark and injector pulse. This was kooky. Thanks for all the help as always iatn is great.
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