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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L oil system VIN: 19UYA424X1
I have this 3.2 vtec acura that has a very high pitched noise when warmed up.It sounds loud through the oil filter.Have there been problems with oil pump noises or other with these engines? Your feedback would be appreciated,thanks.
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KMHWF25S92
Hello Everyone, I have this 2002 hyundai in the shop. Another shop replaced the timing belt and water pump etc @ 58,000mi. The car has bad gas miliage and upon acceleration has very very slow throttle response. I had it cold one morning and i had the gas to t...
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JM1BJ2234Y
Ok, didn't think I was going to start the year off with a post. Got this Mazda and it runs like crap at idle and only idle. It has a little hesitation from a stop. It feels like a misfire, but I can't figure out which cylinder. The IDS doesn't have a misfire c... Trouble codes: P0420
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Transmission VIN: 1YVGF22C82
This 2002 mazda 626 has the ford's CD4E transaxle and it was rebuilt in another Transmission shop, cutomer drove it for a day or two, then transmission shifter in to 3, o/d light was flashing and not shifting anymore. the original rebuilder had worked on the c...
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 29XU162247
vehicle will only stay running if gas pedal is slightly pressed.once driven approx.2 miles everything becomes normal.problem doesn't exist when engine is warmed up. thanks in advance for all the input.

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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L check engine light VIN: 1HGCD563XV
thanks to all who responded. all the responses pointed to the vss, which took care of the problem. thanks for your help dave
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG5644Y
Thank-you all for responding, almost all the replies I received said that the intake passages are also a problem on the 4 cylinder models as well ad the 6 cylinder. Customer has been out of town and will return next week, but I have to close this now because i... Trouble codes: 401 (Egr insufficient flow detected), 1491 (Egr lift sensor low lift detected).
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L heater VIN: JN8DR09Y0W
Thanks for all your help, Joe from Cal was right . these are a real pain to bleed got all the air out but think heater core is partially plugged, customer took car and we all have our fingers crossed. happy new year to all
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Starting VIN: 9876UIYTR6
most of you were right this starter is not shimable even if it was it was not the problem starter gear is electric magnetic and was defective rebuilder sent me another starter and so far so good thanks again to all and all the best for 2009
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