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2004 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 4A3AB36S74
I have 2004 Galant ls that will not start for about ten minutes after fill up. This problem only happens when the customer fills the fuel tank to full. It does not happen at any other time or while it is at our shop. Fuel pressure is good and the pump has a go...
2002 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L No engine cranking VIN: 4N2ZN17T12
Customer stated that ABS and Chech engine light came on while driving. PO600 and P1605 codes are stored for communication between trans and ecm. Towed in with no engine cranking and no power window operation. Customer also stated that windows stopped operating...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L timing chain VIN: 1N4AL11D92
after installing new timing chain , guides and tensioner , {timing marks were checked by two techs) the engine bent valves when we went to crank it. further investigation found that inner face of oil pump ( part of timing cover assy.) used to have two protecti...

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1995 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DC4364S
The acura is running. The only way I could get it to run is to take the bolts out of the distributor and turn it. My thought was that the intake cam had to be out of time. MOD shows a picture of two pins installed in the cams through the front bearing cap. T...
1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L axle VIN: JM1BA141XS
The replies were helpful. I did buy the tool to put on the end of a slide hammer. It didnt seem to go all the way in place. I did try separating the axle to only replace the outer joint. Maybe I had a mental block but I had no luck. I suggested the custom...
2004 Mazda Miata 1.8L Misfire VIN: JM1NB33244
Well as you all can see from the replies, no one had any conclusive information on this one. I tried all the information from the replies and had no luck. The customer declined to spend any more money on "educated guesses". I suspect the head needs to come off... Trouble codes: P0304.
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L starter VIN: JMIBK14336
The starter staying engaged was caused by a bent flywheel. We installed the old flywheel and fixed the concern. The engine was a junkyard engine that was in a frontend crash which bent the flywheel.
2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S3BH635XY
All the info was good but the only problem is the customer took the car for a trip and I haven't seen it back yet. Both Davids from Wash & British Columbia had good info with the frt A/F Sensor. I did ck for vacuum lks like Wayd suggested and the head gaskets ...
2005 Subaru Outback R 3.0L Charging system VIN: 4SDBP86C35
Thank you for your replies.I found a broken wire by the computer.Custmer was happy.
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