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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L bleeding brakes VIN: KM8SC13012
we replaced rear calipers and flex hoses. we can't get the system to bleed. if we pump the pedal and then open the bleeder there is one squirt of fluid and thats it. we try vacuum bleeding and gravity bleeding. neither worked. there is a bulletin for air bleed...
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Electronic VIN: KMHWF35H9Z
This vehicle will rev to 5000 rpm and then slam into gear when it does shift. Had code P1529, cleared it several times but it would keep coming back. This is a problem with the speed sensor on the output shaft of the transmission. We completed the diagnostics ...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L gear engage VIN: JT8F28G0W0
hi, everybody. i have very wierd problem. customer came to shop and ask 60k major service. i told customer i will give transmission service free because it is good time to do service trans of this car. i just did change oil,oil filter,air filter,coolant,spark ...
1995 Mazda Eunos 800 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, TCS off light VIN: JMOTAOJ100
Hi guys, this is a stange one. Any help on this would be greatlt appreciated. It is a Eunos 800 with a Miller Cycle engine, the problem is that it after a short drive(say 2 kms) the "traction control off" light comes on and the vehicle then seems like it is cu...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Front Springs/Struts VIN: JM1BJ2220Y
This vehicle came in with a number of complaints, one of them is that the vehicle rides very hard especially over bumps. Bounced the car both front & rear and the front especially has almost no travel in the suspension (the rear seems to have at least a little...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Starting VIN: 4A3AC54H91
Must admit it has been a while since I have had to turn to my secret weapon which is IATN. So I hope and thank anyone who can help. Vehicle came in with a no start(no crank), customer said vehicle was idling fine while he was removing books from pass. seat whe...
1982 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1HZ06S1C
Having trouble trying to get this thing through emissions. We replaced the spark plugs, oxygen sensor, and performed an engine decarbon. Engine runs pretty good. I noticed the engine has an aftermarket headers installed. I noticed there is an adjustment screw ...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L cruise control VIN: 4S3BH6752Y
This is my own vehicle,the cruise does not engage we have performed the pin out and in voltages except for those when the cruise is engaged and driving on the road as the the cruise does not even attempt to engage so these tests show nothing but the others all...
1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L bearing damage
This my personal "beater" car, so trying to keep $$ to a min. It first was making whining noise and than the left axle shaft pop-out from the transaxle. I could see a bearing damage inside the trans, the inner race was stuck with the axle, I try to remove a tr...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L oil sending unit VIN: 4T1BG12K7T
custormer brought car in said it would stall and all dash lihts act up but would crank back and run till same happens again. mil light on,oil light. changed oil unit. light still on. unpluged switch light goes off.cannot get no codes from computer.seems as con...
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L crankshaft VIN: JT3HN86R3X
truck has knocking noise in front of engine after it is warmed up and in gear. if you loosen the belts it goes away. checked timing belt area and pulleys, everything looks ok. have seen posts about main bearing problem, but local toyota dealer has never seen t...

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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Front Windows VIN: 14GCD5663V
Thanks to everyone who replied. Well the majority of the answers were to replace the run channels. (I should have known. But I can't remember last time I changed a run channel.) Anyhow this is what I did. I did not install any lubrication yet. I wanted to see ...
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L cruise control switch light VIN: KMHWF25SX1
This wasn't as ghostly as I thought. In the end, thanks to Obie [...]. I started looking any where not even where I thought I should look. I found some wires nicely chewed by a mouse that where shorting together in the cruise control harness. It was very ha...
1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L Surge VIN: JNKAY21D1R
The customer has decided to not fix the problem. I think that the air injection tube will need to be replaced to fix this problem. Trouble codes: 32 (EGR sytstem malfunction).
1999 Kia Sephia 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all ... Danny from south carolina was on the mark.. Keyway on crank was off... Thanks again to all...
1987 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L timing belt VIN: 1N6HD16S4H
thanks to all who responded . sorry it took so long to get back to all of you. i didn't have a chance to work on it again till 10/18/06 . well several of you were right .it had broken a head bolt . the head of the bolt & bolt washer would lodge in the cam then...
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1EJ01F9N
thanks for all who replied. great bunch of people here! well the ecm was fried on power side got that fixed now the afm is not showing voltage new one will be here today i will keep trying for now.hopefully it will be done by christmas. thanks again for all th...
1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L valve train VIN: 3NIEB32SOR
Unfortunatly the customer did not want to continue with any more repairs as described with timing chain and tensioners. Due to cost. other issues the vehicle has were overfueling due to a defective maf sensor and also the uncertainty of the ecm because of wate...
1992 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L timing belt VIN: JS3TD02V3N
the cam timing was ok I started over and got the engine on tdc and checked static timing and the plug wire routing was off the mitchell has the timing shown with dist rotation the wrong way but my plug wire routing wasent even this way this doesent match up wi...
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