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|2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L CV joint VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
When accelerating hard either from a stop or rolling at any speed this van has a fairly strong vibration felt through the body of the vehicle. It feels like a bad inner joint feels but we can't seem to determine which side it might be. Actually feels like both...
|2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.7L Misfire VIN: KKMHWF35H4
Hi, Hyundai techs, I need your help. This is the 2nd Hyundai I've ever worked before, and 1st time to ask for help in iATN ... This Sonata failed the smog check because of the Check Engine light stays on, the tailpipe emission is very clean as normal, but it h... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0455 (Evaporative control system Large leak), P1166 (HO2S controller adaption diagnosis Malfunction Bank 1), P1167 (HO2S controller adaption diagnosis Malfunction Bank 2)
|2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L fuel leak VIN: KNDJB72391
Hello fellow techs, I have this Kia here. Its my father in laws vehicle. This vehicle has a very intermittent fuel leak.On two occasions when temperature has been below freezing there will be a fuel leak coming from the fuel rail about middle way and dripping ...
|1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1NA3515L
car runs good when cold for about 10 minute after warm up it blogs and no power with lots of white puffy smoke clouds, oil visual leak from compressor side, want to get feedback before i replace the garrett t25
|2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G81
I need some help from you Mitsu guys. I have a car with a P0441 EVAP code that will not go away. I've replaced the purge control solenoid and the fuel tank pressure sensor. Both were out of spec and the purge solenoid was intermittent, but that's not my real p... Trouble codes: P0441 (Incorrect Flow/No Purge Flow)
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|2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start, Stall VIN: KM8SC73D83
sorry for the delay in posting the fix...hollidays...first of all THANK YOU to all who replied...everyone hit the nail on the head...purge control sol valve...still can't believe that the pcm was not articulate enough to pick up on the fact of incorrect purge....
|2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCV51E65
Thanks for the help, the car started misfiring again. verified spark and pulse width. injector is at 14 ohms which is normal I guessed that the valve may be sticking. Replaced #2 injector and car is running fine now. Thanks again for all the replies Trouble codes: P0302, P0330.
|2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L keyless remote VIN: JT6GF10U9Y
Although I haven't seen this car yet, I'm going to call it fixed. I received 3 help replies all with good info. Called the customer and left a message to check if ALL the doors were truly locked. The customer called and said they were in San Fransico and had ...
|2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start
HATS OFF TO THE GREAT GROUP OF RESPONDERS !!! TURNED OUT TO BE THE ECM WAS INDEED DAMAGED DURING HE BODY SHOP WELDING. WE INSTALLED A USED UNIT AND HAD THE LOCAL DEALER FLASH IT. CAR RUNS FINE. THANKS AGAIN. DAVID C THORNBURG VA.
|2005 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Fuel smell VIN: JT34512SUB
Retorqued all fuel line clamps sent car home with customer was [...] out and no more fuel smell.did find several clamps loose.If this happens again will plan on new rubber and clamps per subaru.