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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: SGFSBSBIGF
hey guys got this car the customer says it hard starts sometimes.She said that she would drive go tothe store park and when she comes back out to start it just cranks over.If she waits 5-10 mins it always starts up,i know it not the ignition system because i c...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L rear wheel hub VIN: JT8UF22E7S
Hello all: I just disassembled the left rear hub and discovered there was no snap ring retaining the bearing. This appears to be the original hub and bearing. Is this normal? There is a groove for the snap ring but there is no evidence of one ever being the...
2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L Audio System
Hello there fellow Nissan Technicians, I have a 2006 Altima 2.5 S in from enterprise rent a car in the shop and the audio is intermittently cutting out all speakers, its the base line audio system,when i say intermittently, its not working 80% of the time and ...

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2002 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L alternator(?) VIN: KNBUP13132
Well, yet another unsatisfactory outcome. I wasn't aware of the Kia updated alternator/reflash package until several of you mentioned it; the NoData update we just got did have the related TSB, though. Thanks for that info. The vehicle was replaced with a ...
1988 Mazda 929 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: JM1HC2219J
This car came in with the second timing belt shreded with no apparent cause. Everyones suggestions were good. I found no indication of a sticking camshaft, there were no bent valves, the tensioner bushing showed no indication of excess wear. The camshaft pul...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31A9Y
thank for all your help & i sent it to the dealer and they put a crank sensor & a mass air flow sensor in it seems ok for now this is a great site iatn
1999 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF19C1X
thanks to all that replied - this was a learning experience.. i had cleaned the maf sensor, erased the code but did not clear the computer memory by removeing the efi fuse. after clearing the memory & several road tests the stft was between 0% - 1.6% at idle. ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1).
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