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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Compression VIN: KMHWF35V7Y
Welcome to strange car week. This one after sitting for 2 or more days does not want to run. On startup it sounds like a bag of marbles was dropped inside. After about 5 seconds the car will stall and not restart. It sounds just like a jumped timing belt. Afte...
1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5212K
hi mazda tech & all tech. this van driveing me nuts.. mil was on all the time, scan for code i have code # 3 g signal ,i did check the pin voltage chart koeo at 1n from computer side i have almost 5 volts, at idle i have 2.5 to 2.8 volts and it is not changing...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM3LW28GX1
Typed it all in repair ,sorry
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L purge prob VIN: 4A3AK34Y3W
This care came in about 2 months ago with a code p1594 ldp sw or mech fault. Replaced ldp and now it is back with smame code. Any ideas? Trouble codes: P1494
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 2.7L abs VIN: JS3TX92V01
Suzuki techs! We need help. Our customer brought in this suv with the complaint of premature ABS event when coming to a stop. We connected our snap on tool and noticed that there was a problem with the sensors. Replaced sensor and road test problem solved. 2 w...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JT2SK12E0N
We have tested fuel pressure another shop cleaned gas tank and replaced fuel pump. TPS code always comes out and customer brought a used TPS we tried it and didn't make a bit of difference it only hesitates after you run at least 30 miles or so and as you come...
1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39W2P
Customer claims made sudden stop and it die and would not restart also says he could smell gas I checked signal from ecm to igniter and shows a good pattern but no pattern with snap-on vantage for signal from igniter to ecm just a line and a spike here and the... Trouble codes: 14 (Loss of reference from igniter to ECM)
2000 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GM84R64
This vehicle sets a mis fire code p301(only)within a 2 day span. Every Freeze frame data shows around 30 mph,1700-1900 rpm,50-60% load,coolant 130-170 degrees.Customer never "feels" a mis fire but light is consistant,no noticible miss detected,mileage consista... Trouble codes: P0301

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2003 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L interior lights VIN: 4F4ZR47E73
the 175amp fuse was bad but what was wierd was that i had voltage at alt with eng off at all the right places we replace the 175amp fuse and the alt again with a factory part and everthing seams normall 14.4 at 1500rpm and light acting normall thanks again for...
2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L daytime lights VIN: 1N6BA07B66
The customer had a aftermarket DRL package installed at the local nissan dealer. They were convinced that it could not be programmed through the DCM. Thanks Ian
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BK4256X
Vehicle hasn't been back it 3 weeks. Dissconnected all connectors for TPS to ECU checked and cleaned. No problem since. Thanks to all who replied.
1999 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2GB31S6X
Thanks to Kelly for the fix and everyone for the responses. I removed the exhaust manifold and cleaned the passage on that side of the head and all seems ok. Car has been released to customer. Also, I'm wrong about O2 sensor changes indicating EGR open. It is ... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR system flow malfunction).
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L bearings ? VIN: 4T1BG12K5T
would like to thank all the help car had new tires but rotated anyway made no differance. as far as useing chassie ears would love to have a set to do so. car was picked up an cust was taking it to another shop for there opinion so far no word back
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEVL52N51
Thanks to all of those who responded. Pretty much what I was expecting. We explained all of this to the customer. He is a long time knowledgable customer and decided that it was worth the risk to him to not replace the canister at this time. Even if it does ca...
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JTEGF21A33
First reply I got reminded us that unit is still covered by Toyota's 5yr/60,000 mile warranty. Local dealer confirmed this and vehicle is now there. Thanks to all who replied and saved us some possible aggravation. We still believe problem is in valve body.
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