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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L engime VIN: KMHWF25S53
I have towed this in after "stall" on road (interstate in hammer lane) engine locked up due to valve damage all the intake valves broke went thru 3 pistons. recheck timing belt was ok tight and all the cogs in belt were ok except at the bottom of the crank obv...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12B64
Hi .this is for the hyunday techs out there.I've got a 2003 santa fe 2.4 l.when you crank the vehicle sounds like it is out of timing checked timing belt and it is right on the marks.it just sounds like it has crossed wires but thats not the case.powers to the... Trouble codes: P0334 (cam sensor circuit a problem)
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JMKCA21A2X
Please someone out there help! I've been going in circles checking and checking and still no luck. This headache came in for a smog and failed for nox at 15 mph.25 mph also high. Check for codes none found.check o2s all ok, check fuel pressure meets specs,chec...
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2004 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L intake manifold VIN: KNAFE12174
Any Hyundai/Kia techs with a spare minute, We need a little info for a motor we are working on. We swapped a federal emissions 2.0 litre with a California emissions unit because the salvage yard sent the wrong motor. After installation it turns over and hits o...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22C0V
hi fellow members.this car came in the hook crank no start it try to start after a lot of cranking and throttle open but wont start fuel press.is ok has good blue spark timing belt correspond 170 lbs of compression in all cylinders the coolant sensor reads 63 ...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80D04
Car came in with a P2110 Throttle control system code. problem is intermittent. Everything is working properly at this time. I would like to know if there are any common failures for this code. APP sensor or throttle body maybe? The car does intermittently run...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Stall VIN: JA4MW51R6J
This truck will stall when idling hot for a few minutes, I replaced the plug wires, valve cover gaskets, upper plenum gasket because of leaking plug tube gaskets. problem still there. also repaired mass air plug terminals, aproblem that showed up during wiggle...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L hub VIN: JA4NW51S53
this vehicle came in with the left rear axle hub popped out of the differential, replaced the hub, bearing and the axle seal. the vehicle went one week and the same thing happened. has anyone seen this problem. any help would be very helpful.
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L axle shaft VIN: JT2AE04B9S
We have this 1996 toyota corolla that came in for a vibration at 40 mph,while on the lift notice axles dancing creating vibration.simple replaced 2 ft axle shaft assy with aftermarket problem solve.Customer drove vehicle for 1500 miles came back with same vibr...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG665XX
Thank you all for responding... I tested the vtec pressure switch with the vantage and it failed the test. I replaced the switch and changed the oil with a little thicker oil for pressure purposes. The high mileage on the vehicle coupled with the thin water li... Trouble codes: P1259.
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81654
APPEARS THAT THIS ONE IS FIXED. AFTER REPLACING THE INJECTORS CUSTOMER HAS DRIVEN THE VEHICLE FOR 3 WEEKS WITH NO SES LIGHT AND THEY SAY IT HAS MORE POWER! THANK YOU ALL WHO RESOPENDED YOUR HELP IS GREATLY APPRECIATED JOSE Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel trim lean bank1), P0174 (fuel trim lean bank 2).
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1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L No Start VIN: KMHJF24M7W
thanks for all those that replies. I think I was too haste to come to a conclusion. I got to talk to the daughter, and she disclosed that the vehicle had been overheating a short time earlier, and another shop had install a new radiator, but it still heat up ...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L evap monitor VIN: KMHDN45D61
Sorry guys, the car did not come back for a month and a half. Thanks for all your help, we found that the purge valve had a large internal leak in it but set no code. Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system malfuction), P0442 (Evap small leak 1.0mm), P0445 (Evap small leak), P0445 (Evap small leak).
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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A7X
Thank you for your help. Allen from New York was most correct due to his response of .32 volts being the bias voltage. Everyone was correct with the replacement of the O2 sensor. There was a major brain fart on my part when I forgot to post 1 rather import... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 low signal bank one sensor two).
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1986 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.2L radiator VIN: JAACH15U3G
Hi members,the local radiatorshop was able to fix the leak for now.The only new radiator I could find was through the Isuzu dealer(six weeks out and $550.00 cost)No aftermarket source lists this diesel radiator. Thanks for your help,
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1994 Mazda B3000 3.0L distributor gear VIN: 4F4CR1348R
Thanks for all the input.After closer inspection,uneven wear on gears,my thinking from worn cam bushings and endplay.Due to cost of cam replacement and engine mileage,customer has opted to go with used engine.
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L speedo VIN: 1YVGF22D7X
thanks for the responses,the dealer sent me another v.s.s. under warranty which i knew was not the problem.i installed it still no voltage at pcm or speedo.wiring diaghram shows v.s.s./speedo/pcm only,but i looked at cruise control diaghram & there it shows v...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28Y61
Sorry about the wait I've been having computer tech issues and updated my whole system any way problem fixed put a motorcraft coil pack in and solved the problem somethings you can only get at a dealership. Thanks Fellows
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80D33
Hello fine techs: this car is finally gone. We tried just about every suggestion give. We went over cams positioning, wiring harness routing, TDC and compression tests, possible blocked exhaust, etc. Our big question had been why do all injectors fire at the s...
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L oil leak VIN: JAAMR51M0S
The Montero isn't fixed yet. I believe there is a clearence issue in the oil pump causing to much pressure on the seal. There are 2 small holes behind the seal that go down into the pan and on a replacement pump there is a large slot to return oil to the pan. ...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1N6SD16Y6S
Thank you for all your assistance. The solution turned out to be replacing the computer.
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2006 Scion xA 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKKT62446
ONLY HAD 3 RESPONSES, NOT MANY XA'S AROUND ESPECIALLY WITH 92 K. FORREST FROM WASHINGTON SUSPECTED TPS, HE HAS HAD MANY ISSUES WITH TPS WITH OUT ANY CODES SOMETIMES, PAT FROM GA. SAID TO CHECK E2 GROUND AT DR. SIDE REAR OF HEAD-VOTAGE TEST ON GROUND CIRCUIT CH... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass air flow sensor), P0121 (tps).
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