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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L No Start VIN: KLAVA6926Y
a week ago had replaced the head gasket, and car run fine for a week, then one morning no start. have checked timming,is right on, compression is ok 160-180 psi, fuel pump pressure at rail 36-42 psi, spark is good on all plugs, injectors when tested with null ...
1986 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA5347G
hello out there-we have this unusual problem with this accord-when it warms up and you shut it down it wont start back up untill it sits for awhile then it will start-but when it wont start it has spark-injector pulse-and fuel pressure-compression is there---s...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JHLRD78883
2003 Honda CRX. First complaint is MIL light on and vehicle overheats. Coolant had been converted to green antifreeze due to an early accident. Radiator had been replaced. I found no external leaks. I added 1 gallon of antifreeze. I discovered coolant behind t... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misffire 2 cylinder), P0303 (Misffire 3 cylinder), P0304 (Misffire 4 cylinder)
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Charging VIN: JNKCA31A41
hi,this vehicle has been back 3 times for a similar problem,each time the customer states that intermittently the battery light will illuminate for a short time and then go out,if it stays on the lights dim, the radio and wipers quit working and the vehicle ev...
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L obdII monitor VIN: KNADC12593
This vehicle came in for a New York State Inspection. Everything was fine. No check engine light was on. After getting to the emmissions part of the inspection it failed for 2 incomplete monitors. evap and 02. Long story short, nothing has been done with this ...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L air bag VIN: 1YUHP80D83
dear techs i have this 03 mazda 6 from body shop with a flashing air bag light.light is flashing a 21 and scanner is showing a code b1935,pass.air bag inflator resistence low.scanner shows 0.2 ohms with air bag connected and 25.2 ohms disconnected.replaced air...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L hard start VIN: JN1CA21D6T
Hopefully one of you nissan techs can help me out on this one. When you try to start this car cold it kicks back like the timing is too far advanced. I scanned the computer and came up with a knock sensor code and replaced the knock sensor. I checked the datab...
2002 Nissan X-TRAIL 2.5L Brake system VIN: TBNT30-A03
We took over this job from the other service center as the sinking pedal occur after they replace the brake pedal. We noticed that the sinking problem would only occur in the very first brake application and works fine after that. It will stay fine until you ...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L alarm VIN: 4T1BE22K9V
1997 toyota camry v6 customer would like to disable factory alarm, has any one found and easy way to do this without affecting other areas, thanks jon
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions
This car repeats code 172 at idle, short term fuel trim is around zero and does fluctuate to -20 the long term fuel trim is -39 and stays there, I have removed pcv hose to create a huge vacuum leak and still have negative trim values, the o2 sensors are switch...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Clutch/hydraulics VIN: 4T1BF22K9Y
This car came in back in October 2006, and the clutch wouldn't fully disengage. When you were sitting at a stop with the trans in gear and the clutch pedal to the floor, it would creep forward. The customer also felt that there was a problem with the syncros i...
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 5TENL42N54
this customer has had a transmission shifting concern for the last 5000 miles and we first had a request to flush the transmission then after the flush we still had a concern of shifting and the customer returned the truck to the dealer twice for the shifting ...

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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L fuel tank fill VIN: KMHJF35F5Y
thanks to all who replied,the canister and filter was the problem,replaced and all is good
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: KNDJB6234Y
There seems to be a lack of consensus about whether or not this Kia has an interference engine. I won't be finding out if this particular Kia bent valves, as my neighbor informed me tonight that the Sportage has been sold for 1500 and will be towed away tomorr...
1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1EB31P7N
Thanks for all the replies - this vehicle had #2 injector leaking down AND the fuel pressure regulator went bad in shop - droe us crazy
1990 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Stall VIN: JF2BJ6303L
well, since a new idle control is 300 bucks, we decided to try cleaning the old one. although it didnt look very dirty we went ahead and it fixed the problem. thanks for the input.
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