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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L forward VIN: KMHJF35F7Y
This elantra was towed in with no forward gears in any range, but reverse works good. Disassembled trans expecting to find mechanical problem inside. The rear clutch, sprag, low reverse clutch, and all splines and gears looked good. No apparent problem found i...
2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L windshield wipers VIN: KMHDN46D66
thanks for reading my post this car came in after a major snow storm with wipers inop I turned the wipers on heard the motor running so I removed the assembly and found the nut that holds the linkage on the motor had fallen off I replaced the nut and washer tr...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L battery
this lexus has an intermittent battery drain. it will be fine for days at a time until ,after sitting overnight,the battery is very low,and it won't start. charging system is fine,and no drain when tested,but now the customer has noticed the clock skips time (...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L fails emissions VIN: JM3LW28Y51
The customer said he could not pass emissions test. He had codes of IMRC problem. I found code P0562 low voltage at ecm, but nothing involving IMRC. I reset all codes checked voltage at ecm and it was fine, within .5v of B+. IMRC was working. I drove the car o...
2003 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L engine VIN: 3GTN412345
Hi All, This Protege is a used car, it had a cyl head replaced about 6 months ago for an overheating concern. The vehicle began smoking out the tailpipe (oil) about a month ago. The engine actually runs fine, with PCV valve out it does NOT show any blowby, how...
2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H33
I have a problem child here.The original complaint was MIL on.Had codes 0154 O2 sensor bank 2 stays at center and 0174 Fuel trim lean bank 2. since the o2 sensor was staying at center I replaced the rear o2 sensor on bank 2.MIL light would come back on after 1...
1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L no reverse no 2nd no 4th VIN: JN8HD16Y2J
i think brake band has broken ive never been in a nissan trans should i look for any other problums before removal of trans p.s this is my vech.bought new in 1988
1993 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L No Start, Surge VIN: JT2EL46S8P
hey everyone,this is my personal car which is making it really hard to think.have 2 problems they could be related,but has been doing this since day one so i dont know.intermintant no start with no fuel pressure, no spark,ckecked at pickup and it desides to ru...
1993 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Bleeding system VIN: JT3AC12RXP
only have 1 [...] cap on this coolant system and it is on the tank under hood, yet tank does not gravity flow out to radiator or rest of system...have had to add by removing upper hose end and fuill there...still not completly full and would like to know p...
1995 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L No Start VIN: JF11A01100
I inherited this job after engine changed at another shop with intstuctions to get it up and running and it's getting the better of me, Motor cranks and sparks and will run if I put fuel into manifold but fuel pump does not run,If I bridge terminals in DLC t...
2003 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TEWN72N83
Friends I need your help. 2003 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4 L Automatic 4WD. The engine died while driving. The engine has spark while cranking, but no injector pulse. There is power to the injectors but not a ground signal from the computer. If there is a bad ground...

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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCD5608V
thanks everyone for offering help the honda is fixed, problem was over looked while i was testing, i had the scope triggered at 10 volts when the ecm sends signal to module signal drops to 0 volts, (on off) what i actually lost was the power feedback from the ...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Hesitation VIN: KM8SC73D72
Truck is all set. I looked into this problem/code too deep. If you read the code disription of PO355: Ing coil curcit "E" fault: Primary/Secondary curcit. Please note that "secondary ingnition" is included in this code. IE: wires and plugs. I came to the reli... Trouble codes: 352 (B primary/seconday ing curcit).
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13123
well we really didn't have the time we would liked to have had looking at this one but I did learn a little about this monster I did not know before like the manual tensioner adjustment! like I said before that car was from another shop in our chain and we ju... Trouble codes: P0301, P0305, P0303, P0300.
2000 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMTA2229Y1
Thanks to all who tried to help problem is so intermittant that we are having trouble narrowing it down. It is a second car for customer so it is on back burner for now. After I figure out what the problem is I will post the fix. Ilooked extensively through t... Trouble codes: C1118 (trac control torq reduc ckt fail), P1525 (knock sensor circuit malf), P1540 (air bypass circuit open or [...] circuit).
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on, INTAKE RUNNER VIN: JM3LW28G71
Sorry to take so long with this, but with the holidays the ownere took the van on a trip afte we unhooked the actuator. We finally put a new actuator on but the computer was toasted again and we are now looking for another used ECM. It appears that there are... Trouble codes: P1518 (Intake control stuck open), P1520 (Intake circuit problem).
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire, Lean mis at idle VIN: JN1CA21D7X
Pulled upper & lower intake,cleaned out EGR passages Replaced 2 rear injertors.Short term fuel is back to normal & Maxima is running great,Thanks for all the help
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