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1992 Acura Legend 3.2L lubrication VIN: JH4A7661NC
Hello to all that helps and thank you in advance. I have this 3.2 liter Acura that smokes after extended idle. Definitely engine oil. Tried new crank case vent valve. PCV system seems to have oil in it, but not that much.(?) Have read about the carboned oil ri...
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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: EK31016467
Hello fellow techs, this civic came from another shop with an idle problem. only when it is hot. I replaced the intake manifold gasket with no change in the performance. the PCV valve and grommet is good. thanks in advance for your help.
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA31A6Y
symptom: surging idle 1200-1600rpm in or out of drive during first 2-3 minutes after cold start. (approx 60f or below. once warmed up subsequent restarts normal. will take throttle and pull even during event,just has surging idle. ectand other values appear no...
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Start VIN: SN1ED28Y82
Hello Everyone, I have a Nissan Exterra that is a no start. The owner drove it home with no problems then it would not start the next day. It Cranks, has spark, I hear the fuel pump run when you turn the key, I didn't see a scharder valve to check the pressure... Trouble codes: P0328 (Knock sensor high)
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Fuel Smell VIN: JF1SG65683
Hey you subaru guys I need help on this one. Customer complains of fuel smell inside car after sitting overnight. This car is not garaged and the outside temps have been down in the teens. After questioning she said it has probably been more smelly after fill ...
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1996 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L camshaft timng VIN: JT3GN86R4T
vehicle would not start cold. found timing belt teeth torn off at crank pulley. it was the original belt. replaced timing belt, tensioner, idler and water pump. test drove vehicle ok. customer picked it up and went to work. after his shift, it would not start ...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Engine VIN: 4TB1G22K5Y
Allo Everone, Thanks for taking the time to read this and any assistance you can provide. In Jan. of 2006 we replaced the valve stems seals for oil consumption and blue smoke out the tail pipe. The Repair was completed and the vehilce was picked up. In Nov. t...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L engine vibration VIN: 1NXBBR12E8
well i have a toyota corolla that has me going crazy car has a vibration when in gear and will hear rattling noise while inside of car we thought that the drive belt tensioner was the problem but to are luck the problem seems to of gotten worse.we also replace...
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Unexplained loss of coolant VIN: JACDJ58X6W
Hello all, I ended up finding an external leak. It was difficult to find. I modified my cylinder leakage tester and radiator pressure tester together to create a tool to keep constant pressure on the radiator for an extended period of time. I rechecked 24 ho...
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22581
thanks to all that replied , after car had fuel pump & coils replaced, the checked engine light came on again . butt the problem was the cat convertor! we had it replaced & so far so good! i did take all of the advise that the orignal problem has to do with th... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1994 Toyota T100 2.7L fuel gauge VIN: JT4UD10D9R
with some help from a fellow member we were led to the correct area and found a burned harness from the under seat connector back up to the dash harness. we were lucky to be able to expose and rewire all burned wires and find the culprit wires that caused the ...
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