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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cooling Systems
hi everymechanic. this I30 need waterpump replace, but my alldata show the procedure a little different and not detail. can anyone give me a little hint to replace waterpump on this infinity. it's said i have to remove the chain tensioner first after compress ...
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no power
I have a 1998 Kia Sportage with a p0343 code which is a hard fault. I have checked everythimg posible and still cannot seem to find the cause. This fine vehicle came in with a lack of power and a p0343(camshaft sensor high input code). A cam sensor was install... Trouble codes: P0343
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4DL01D5Y
This car runs rough at idle same as before the work was performed. We checked the ignition timing and valve timing and all is ok. The LTFT is about -10% at idle and when the vehicle is put in gear it runs even rougher. With it idling in gear and running rough ...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D54
Hi there we have this vehicle towed to shop when it was droped off here engine was flooded we cleaned all 4 cylinder with shop air and spark plugs as well and engine started wright up. this very same vehicle had other problem prior 3-4 monts ago had cylinder #... Trouble codes: P0404 (cylinder 4 misfire)
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L brakes VIN: 4T1BF12B3T
This is my brothers car came in about 2 months ago for lft rear wheel getting hot put new caliper on bleed system no problem about 2 weeks later he has same problem with rr caliper, has that and line changed by some other shop. he picks up car has low pedal no...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: AE110-3249
HI FELLO TECHS : this vehicle came to the shop to get an engine swap.i remove the 1500cc engine to replace a black top 20 valve engine .the problem i am having is when i attempt to start the engine the combustion chamber is filling with gas and outing the spa...
2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L hard to accelerate
the customer of this echo tell me on the highway, sometimes it is hard to accelerate and he feels the brake pedal is also very hard when he exits the highway. when i put the scanner i only get the code p1349 for the vvt. i makes all the tests elaborate by mitc... Trouble codes: P1349 (vvt is not good)

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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L vsa VIN: 2HNYD18863
Thanks to all that replied and correctly stated that this MDX needed to have the VSA neutral memorization done, especially Jacob for giving me the correct procedure and LLoyd for verifying which pins to jump in the DLC. Not having the HDS to short the SCS cir...
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Charging VIN: JM1BC1415V
Thanks to all who responded. After very close inspection of crank pulley, found old belt material burned into grooves effectively raising the belt out of the pulley. As material wore out of groove, belt would continuously loosen/slip an dburn off. Material ...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D4T
Hi everyone: This is a fix. All replies were on the issue. The injector failed. High resistance indicates a faulty injector. This one had close to infinity readings. The specs, at least on good injectors, is 10-12 ohms. Remember that temp affects resistance, s... Trouble codes: P1400.
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