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2002 Honda Accord Value Package 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1HGCF86652
Honda specialists, please help. This car will level out at about 4500 RPM's under full throttle and will not speed up at all or shift to second gear when it reaches this point unless you start to let off of the gas pedal some and then it will go ahead and shif... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L tach/odometer VIN: 2HKLR18582
Customer complaint is when ambient temperature is cold the tach doesnt work. When this happens the odometer will rack up the miles much faster than the vehicle is. The speedometer is indicating correct.Customer also complained of an electrical smell. I have fo...
1994 Hyundai Scoupe Turbo 1.5L no restart when hot VIN: KMHVE22N0R
The car will start and run fine when cold, it will run all day but if you shut off the car for a short time 10 minutes or more,it will crank over a long time before firing. Owner has recently had a new fuel pressure regulator installed thinking he was losing p...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L input seal VIN: KM8SC73D43
t-case had a leak at front input seal between t-case and transmission, customer had taken to hyundai and they simply replaced t-case and went approximately 10k miles and started leaking again, brought to us and we replaced the input seal with a seal from hyund...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AE85H41
i have this eclipse gt, was towed in cust states it just died like you turned off the key and now won't start. upon initial checking no spark so i thought i would be slick and plug up a reman distributor and get fire, but no that didn't change anything. then i...
2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L No Start, no spark, no pulse VIN: 3N1BC13E77
Car towed in because it went off the road into a ditch, bent a control arm, dented and cracked the transmission pan, and ripped out the driver side inner fender liner. car was a no start, no spark, no pulse. replaced the crank sensor due to genisis showing no...
2008 Scion tc 2.4L wheel bearing VIN: JTKDE16708
This car needs a left front wheel bearing. I have a new bearing from Scion (bearing only), but Alldata does not have the procedure or torque specs, and that is what I need. I have replace many front wheel bearings on other vehicles, so I am sure I can change i...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L no oil pressure VIN: 4T1SK12E2R
Engine oil light on (no gauge). Installed master gauge reads 0 psi. Removed oil press switch & cranked engine & oil flows out. Removed valve cover & cranked engine to check oiling of cams, very little flow. Dropped oil pan to check for plugged pickup, all ok. ...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Camshafts VIN: 4T1BG28K3W
Hey Guys Replacing head gasket on this camry and my alldata is giving me problems. I am trying to figure out the gear to gear cam timing marks inside the valve cover ther are too many marks and it is possible to put it wrong. Can any one help me. Brian
2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L steering column VIN: 4T1BF28B13
Customer concern is a noise in the steering column after turning to the left and straightnening steering wheel. Was able to duplicate the noise only when the left hand turn signal is also used. The noise is at the top of the steering column and you can feel a ...
2005 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L Head lamps VIN: 5TDBA22C75
Ok group I am hoping someone has already blazed this trail! This van came from the factory with the optional HID head lights. The right one has a module failure and the dealer wants 860.00 for the part alone. My question is has anyone converted one of these HI...

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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L water leak VIN: JNKCA31A91
customer decided to not do any further inspection on the leak problem. it dosent rain much here in so cal. the replies that i recived talked about a posible roof seam leak or sun roof drain problem. the roof drains were clear. next step is to remove the headli...
2008 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L Passenger seat
Thanks to all the techs that helped with this one. The fix ended up being a new seat. There are several modules on the seat, and even though the seat was used it did the trick. There are several sensors on the seat, and two on the tracks. After comparing v...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4A3AA46H91
I put a transmission that was out of a 2001 V-6 Galant in it and it works now. Thanks
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1N4BL11E02
well it seems that it is no air in the system , used the vaculift to refill it difference same thing no heat at idle ... so flushed the heater core again repeatedly both directions refilled the system and them the car had adequet heat at an idle , so i...
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L long crank time VIN: 1N4AL11DX4
Well, just goes to show you should check EVERYTHING before posting here...removed fuel pump and found the unit was cracked on the bottom and up one side. Lifted vehicle and looked, you guessed it, damage under vehicle. Customer ran over something that hit th...
1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L clutch VIN: JF1GF4850X
well, lesson learned. next time i'll use oem parts from the get go. got clutch kit from suburu, along with a new fly wheel and no more chatter. thanks iatn, great tool
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R9X
Hello there, I did find the problem with this and it was a very dirty MAF sensor. I cleaned it and all the power came back. The miss was a dirty injector on #3 cyl. I cleaned it and reinstalled it and the miss went away. Thanks for all the replies on this. Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0306 (misfire 6), P0171.
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