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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, #4 missfire VIN: KMHJW35F24
same as above Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss fire), P0302 (2 missfire), P0304 (4 missfire), M1SC, ENG, HWY
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Valves
Hello to all, I replaced the head gasket on this Altima. I did a lot of research to find out about any peculiarites on this engine. Alldata says to pull timing cover and oil pan. Several people responded that that is not necessary, as the timing chain will not...
2004 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Steering wheel VIN: 5TDZA29C34
Everytime braking, the steering wheel turn left approximately 5 degrees. I rec to adjust wheel alighment. A dealership adjust the wheel alighment, but there is no change. Keeping that problem, I replaced two worn tires. New tires go front and olds go rear. The...
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L ABS, Power Booster VIN: JTDKB20U05
This one is a puzzle. We were bleeding the rear brakes according to Toyota service manual, using the Autoespeciality feature for this vehicle. After following all the steps now we have no brakes at all. And now has 8 store codes. C0153 C1253 Hydro-booster pump...

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2002 Acura EL 1.7L Safety VIN: 2HHES36882
First, thanks for replies. Elactrical testing without airbag special tools does not make sense. I suspect the module. The customer said that a Honda dealer did something. However, I can not understand why they did not replaced the module. I need to duscuss wit...
2003 Infiniti M45 4.5L fuel gauge VIN: JNKAY41E63
I'm waiting for the owner to give me an answer or replacing the cluster, A reman cluster from infinity is around 250.00 but they have to see the mileage before you can order.
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58Y24
after reading all the replies concerning the cam dowel pin breaking and the timing marks all appearing to be perfectly aligned, I decided to ask the customer how the car drove before stopping. then he told me that it was making a knocking noise very bad as if ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple misfire detected), P0302, P0304, P0346.
1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1EB31P3R
This car is fixed but unfortunetly I had to go away on business & customer took to independent Niassan repair center. I have talked with her since and it was the EGR valve which was the problem. The only thing I did not chk. I was fooled thinking idle quality ...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, almost stalls VIN: JF1SG65623
I never experienced the symptoms that the customer described. I checked the ignition system especially the coil pack as one reply said. Two replies said to check the MAF but this car doesn't have one apparently it uses a MAP sensor and the O2( air/fuel) sensor...
2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Cruise Control VIN: 4S4BP62C65
Well, iatn members did it again. Thanks everyone who replied to my help. After we explained the problem to the customer, she told us that the cruise light flash after check engine light came on. Catalyst Converter is still under 8/80 federal emission warranty....
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