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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM58W6X
We have a misfire on cylinder #6. We have perfromed: spark test, swap coil, swapped plugs, swapped injectors, watch injectors spray, looked at all wires for injectors and coils as other posts suggested, took compression on all 6 cylinders both cranking and run... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Misfire VIN: KNDJBT2302
We have a kia sportage in my shop with a miss fire on 1 &3 cyclinder. New plugs,Wires,and both coil packs and still a misfire in #1&#3 and suggestions?
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L 2-1 shift VIN: 6HMAP47P0V
iatn, please help. This vehicle came to us with an intermittent high idle and a severe clunk on the 2-1 down shift. The condition consistently occurs at six mph approaching a stop. I have adjusted the minimum idle air rate and have achieved an appropriate and...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L early engage VIN: 1N4BA41E14
THis car is driving me! The abs engages early. It came in on the first wet cold snap of the year. It engaged all the time when you pushed the brakes... I removed both rear sensors and cleaned behind them. I had to drill out the broken bolt and replace the rt r...
2004 Nissan premera 1800CC service lightis due VIN: SJNFBAP12U
hi fellow nissan techs: this car came to our shop for a service,the costomer says the writing came up in the display saying vehicle service is now due , my question is how do you reset this warning on the display, any help would be appreciated thanks in adva...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Starting VIN: 4S3BH6656Y
this car came in with a no crank condition. the starter was replaced and now car starts. this problem was also there with the old {orginal} starter!!! when cranking engine over, not every time, the engine sounds as if it is compression locking. it will always ...

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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JNKAY21D1P
thank you to bryan d. his responses were right on the money. we pulled the camshaft sensor back out and low and behold we found cam/crank drive broken this is the second time this had happened. we looked at the very end of the camshaft and the alignment dowl h...
1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACCH58E4K
I got back to this vehicle today and did some back probing at the ECM and it started and has been running since, so I tested the pin tension at the ECM and tightened any that were loose.
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L stuck boot VIN: 4S3BG685XT
tried home made corkscrews and coathanger hooks...but soking them down with pb blaster and blowing it out with compressed air with a rag over the opening to creat added pressure worked the best!... along with alotta cursing!...Thanks to all that replied! all w...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6851X
Strike one up for the basics. The crank gear was two teeth off. I had only pulled the outside cam covers and saw all four cams were in time, and the crank pulley timing mark was not there to check with the marks on the front cover. When I pulled the center cov... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor).
2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L brake pedal VIN: 453BH80681
sorry guys. still no word from customer. i appreciate all the replies. if we see the car again we will put the information to good use. again thanks.
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JTDDR32TXY
many people suggested to look at the head gasket for leakage. we found no visual signs of coolant in cylinders, BUT, we ran a cylinder leak down at higher pressures and notice bubblage in the radiator. unfortunatly, the consumer did not want to spend the money... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0171.
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Engine VIN: 4TB1G22K5Y
Well first of all I want thank every body for there advice on fixing this vehicle. Lynn from lousiana was right it was a stuck piston ring. I used brake fluid and left it over night. the next morning cleared it all out, then ran it for a while then parked the ...
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