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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Crank pulley VIN: JHLRD1868Y
Crank pulley removal problem! Honda CRV due for timing belt replacement. I have done many Honda Accord timing belt jobs, but this CRV is the first that the crank pulley bolt will not come out. Any ideas for removal, as I do not want to damage the customer's ca...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S53
Good morning everyone. been broken timiming 4 moths ago at another shop. been replace timing belt, crank sensor. running fine untill run out off gas last week. customer put some gas in and cannot run no more. check all compsion good (150 to 160 psi)got injetor... Trouble codes: P0102, P0340
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7234V
Hi Kia Guys. I could use alittle help from you guys. I have this sportage with a p0440 . I smoke tested and vacuum tested the system. no problems.the duty or evap selinoid opens and closes (cycles) and seals when closed. I can apply a ground to the vent solino... Trouble codes: P0440
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGD12613
This vehical was towed in, will not start. I tried the ECU scanner on it,the scanner will not communicate. The #10 15amp ECU fuse in the engine fuse box is blown and blows the fuse I put in. The Mitchell schematic does not show a [...] fuse. I call them on ...
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Timing Belt Area VIN: KNDJD73375
We replaced timing belt as a maintenance, came back 2 weeks later with a flutter noise in timing belt area. We then replaced timing belt again due to belt looked like it was thicker in some parts of belt causing it to hop on pulleys. We also installed a new te...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L popping sound VIN: JM1BJ2229Y
This Mazda is back today to fit a new OEM IAC motor. The vehicle originally presented with a "popping" noise at idle, when turning steering wheel slightly, from the general middle/left/front/right/rear general area, of the engine bay... somewhere... occasional...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L cyl, head VIN: 4ACAC34G5Y
We noticed afterward that it was smoking and customer of course said that it didn't do that before. We thought mabye it might stop but after 3000 miles it is still smoking. Mostly after startup which would lead one to believe valve guides but the machine shop ...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L temp. gauge VIN: JN1CA31AX1
first of all, this vehicle is not overheating. scan tool reading for engine temp. is 208 degrees after warm up. the problem is when the a/c is turned on the temp. gauge jumps up immediately about a quarter of an inch. same thing happens when the headlights are...
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L engine VIN: JF1SF6556X
Good customer with a Subaru Forester says oil consumption has been excessive for last 2years or so and is running about 1 quart every 700 miles. I was wondering if any of the knowledgeable Subaru techs could identify what the typical reason for this is. Is it ...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L turn signals VIN: 4S3BH68661
Hi everyone,the turn signals on this subaru stop working at times.The customer replaced the turn signal switch and the flasher relay before bring to us and I replaced the hazzard switch and everything seemed fixed,but they stop working 2-3 times a week.Has any...
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, almost stalls VIN: JF1SG65623
On four occasions the customer has had the car buck and hesitate. When this happens it does not die but has a severe lack of power. It will still run but only go 10 mph. I have not been able to duplicate this. The parts (timing belt etc.) replaced had no effec...
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2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG69664
This is an ugly one. Customer came in with codes poo11 and p0021 (camshaft timing overadvanced), rough idle, stalling. I found a tsb relating to oil supply banjo fitting filters clogging and coming loose. This is not the case with this car though because it do... Trouble codes: P0011 (camshaft position timing over advanced bank 1), P0021 (camshaft position timing over advanced bank 2)
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1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire, lean bank 1 code VIN: JT3HN87R7X
1999 toyota 4runner came in with lean bank one code and under a load you can feel a misfire checked for codes p0711 lean bank one went to fuel filter and replaced same replaced both o2 sensor same checked for vac leak with smoke machine none found checked fuel...
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1993 Acura Legend LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7678P
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. I REPLACED THE IGN. CONTROL MODULE AGAIN AND USED THE LAB SCOPE TO LOOK AT THE INPUTS TO THE ICM. FOUND A SHORT TO GROUND ON THE BLUE WIRE FROM PCM TO ICM. Trouble codes: 15 (ign. signal output).
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA5667Y
Thanks for all of the help from the replies. Found out that the transmission was switching in and out of lock up causing the surge at cruising speed. Also second gear clutches were releasing slightly causing the car to feel like it had a misfire. The codes ... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P1456 (evap. leak), P0300 (random multiple cylinder misfire).
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: LHMCG6656Y
Sorry for the delay/ it turned out to be a blown head gasket,after all. The easiest test for me was filling the radiator up all the way to full and pinching off the over flow tube and cranking and cranking the engine over. I did it at night when it was dark an... Trouble codes: P1399, P0301, P0302, P0505.
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F9X
Thanks guys fixing the temp sensor code took care of both the codes. Thanks again Chris Trouble codes: P1624, P0713 (Trans Fluid Temp Sensor A Circuit High Input).
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM54J0S
Well, I would like to thank everyone who responded to my help request. The problem was the camshaft position sensor. According to Mitsubishi, this vehicle doesn't require a cam signal to run. I ended up doing a pin out test on the ECM. Crank sensor had a 5 vol...
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L torque conv. clutch VIN: 1N6AA07AX4
The general input that I recieved on this truck was to clean and check all grounds. I cleaned and retested (ohmed) all grounds. All of which checked good. I then checked all power feeds to tcm, all checked good. The tcm on this truck is in the transmission so ...
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1991 Subaru Legacy LSi 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4S4BC65C2M
THE OWNER BROUGHT THE CAR TO THE SUBARU DEALER I APPRECIATE THE 5REPLYS I GOT NONE OF THEM WERE THE PROBLEM DALE
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start VIN: 4TAUN73C1S
Thanks to all that offered help. We sent the injectors out for testing and cleaning. Dr Injector said they didnt leak but after cleaning the truck starts perfectly! Greg and crew
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L balance shaft assem VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
i would like to thank everyone who replied to my post. i put my camry together without the balance shafts. it sounds good, it has no vibration at idle in drive or park. i did not feel anything driving it down the road. thanks for your help.
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2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF28B21
Well three of the replies were general fixes, the one that hie home was the look at the right hand side pillar for water damage in the wiring, low and be hold here was the problem, a badly water damgaed wiring, repaired the damage and sent the customer on its ...
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JTEGH20V62
i went ahead and took intake down and did find leak at head gasket i then pulled cam cover and took 10mm allen wrench and check the head bolts and yes the center bolt in back was stipped out. i did receive one reply from cesar from texas with same problem i ha...
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