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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L steering VIN: KM8SC13D72
This should be simple, but i'm missing something here. vehicle is undriveable, can't keep on road straight and it shakes out of control, feels like right front. tires are wearing perfectly even and have been balanced, replaced bad lower right ball joint and co...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCV51E65
Car came in a few weeks ago with a p302 another tech replaced the coil that was almost new and was not misfiring actively at that time. Car came back in today misfiring on cyl 2 with code current. I backprobed injector with noid light and had pulse,checked spa... Trouble codes: P0302, P0330
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L Noise VIN: JNKDA31A72
We have this I35 that has a noise you hear only from inside the car. It is a rotating/knocking noise. It is very light, you can't hear it with the radio on. It is not coming from the vents or blower motor. The only thing we have found is that the noise seems t...
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S2CG58EXR
found egr solenoid not getting signal from computer.
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1BJ2226Y
Hello Mazda Techs. This car came in the shop on the hook. Customer had attempted to replace water pump. I repaced pump and timing belt. This engine is non interference engine and I have a good compression, 175 psi. The fuel pressure is good, 45 psi according t...
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1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8L No Start VIN: 4A3CS34T7L
Hello everyone, I recently got and mitsu eclipse in the shop with no injector pulse and no spark, went thru all the test found 5 volt missing from computer, installed used computer, vehicle started and ran great, test drove 10 miles all good, brought back in...
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1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31DOR
I'm trying to replace the fuel pump on this 94 Altima. Plastic tank; pump accessed under the back seat. Once the plastic ring is screwed off, the top section of the pump assembly comes away easily. The bottom section of the pump assembly (attached to the top w...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D8X
Coils 2 and 3 don't fire. The computer is grounding the coils and keeping them from firing. All hots and grounds are there. Wiring back to the computer is good. Clueless why the computer won't fire the coils. Trouble codes: 1320 (manufacture misfire code)
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L srs VIN: 1N4BA41E54
Vehicle came in with a SRS light on. B1035 - Crash Zone Sensor (Comm Fail). Replaced the crash zone sensor. Hook up Modis scan tool. No codes stored under current or history. But if I go under "Trouble Diag Record" you will find that trouble code stored there....
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Hello fellow techs, my question is about catalytic converters. This vehicle has california emmisions. I need to replace the catalytic converter. My question is will the oem federal emmision cat work on this vehicle? Will it pass all the moniters? Or do I have ... Trouble codes: P0420
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L flywheel VIN: 4T1VV22E7L
Alldata states that engine removal is necessary to replace the flywheel in this vehicle. Is this correct? Any short cuts? Would appreciate any input before I get started,as this is my first 1990 camry V6 flywheel replacment. Thanks!
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1991 Isuzu med truck 3856CC Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JA1B4B1H5M
Sorry for not getting back soon enough been away from my computer for awhile.. Fuel filters were done, I played with the idle it is much better wn when engine is up to normal temp now. I do suspect a weak govenor spring still get a slight hunting when decel. B...
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1998 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L engine balance shaft shim VIN: 4S2CK57D3W
Well I know now that I'm the only one that has lost this shim. I have been sent the specs on how to set the balancer up I have this on my alldata also. That is for when you have a shim there to start with. I had no shim no info on how to find what was there to...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73333
There is a diagnostic plug under hood, pin 19 used to set base timing. it should have 5 volts till you ground it, but it only had 1.45 volts sometimes?? had 5 volt out of computer.Mil stays on while its grounded. Trouble codes: P1330 (Spark timing adjust malf.).
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L head gasket failure VIN: 3N1CB51D04
Thanks for all the grate help!!! the timming chain markes were off!!.the markes on the old chain were gone.we got a new chain and reset the markes and all is well.thanks for all the help. jim
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L heat VIN: 5N1AR18W06
I am going to call this one fixed,after road testing vehicle many times and experiencing problem,it was determined that accessory coolant pump was not pushing volume of coolant that was required to maintain heat,even though pump was working, Nissan dealer said...
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1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No start VIN: 453BC6337P
Ck ohms on cam sensor checked good CK for cam sensor pulse none checked timing belt all the teeth were gone under the left cam after pulling apart found the idler pulley the one with cogs on the timing belt was froze replaced gear, belt, ITs GONE
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L oil VIN: 4S4BP61C66
we were able to get the insurance company to pay for a motor replacement in the vehicle the customer very happy and thanks for all the help
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1989 Toyota Van Wagon Crg 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT4YR28V6K
Ding Dong this P.O.S. is gone. Root cause of this whole deal was pretty simple. The customer had attempted a TPS replacement with an inferior part , and never bothered to attempt to adjust it correctly. After removing the T/body and adjusting the tps I had fou... Trouble codes: 51 (TPS Idle contacts open), 71 (Egr Problem).
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1T1BF12B1V
thanks for all that replied,the problem with this car was the fuel damper,this car does not have a fuel return line or fuel pressure regulator with a vacuum line.i tried a mass air meter and nothing changed,i noted that when driving the calculated load was 98%...
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L steering wheel shakes VIN: 1NXBR12E8X
Thank you guys very much for all the replies all the information was helpfull. I rebalanced the tires at another shop in town and cleared up all the vibration in the car. thank you very much
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L noc VIN: JT3HN86R0X
I TOOK A WHILE TO CLOSE BECAUSE THE CUSTOMER HAD DID NOT RETURN RIGHT AWAY. THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. THIS TRUCK DOES NOT HAVE A EGR AND IS DIS. THE PROBLEM WAS A STICK FUEL PRESUURE REGULATOR CAUSING THE ENGINE TO RUN LEAN ENOUGHT TO EFFECT NOX. ENGINE PER...
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