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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMMWF25H43
customer say when he refuels car will not restart. we ran the car,just removing to caps cap will make the car idle rough and stall. will not restart for a few minutes. purge valve ?? bob
2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Oil Consumption VIN: JALC4B144Y
This NPR Box truck has never had an oil consumption problem until we started hearing a loud whining sound coming from the turbo. Now it uses about 3 - 4qts every 150 miles. The crankcase is pressurizing and there is a squeel coming from the oil overflow. My qu...
2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Exhaust
Hi all wandering if anyone could find a labor rate on this 2000 npr tubo deisel for r&r exhaust manifold minus drilling out the stud. Thanks Andy
2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L radio VIN: KNAFB12142
hi looking out on how to re set the radio. the display reads hold on front of the radio.i did call the dealer they told me to hold the select button untill code comes up.than press # 1 button 4 times & hit select again.i did this & after- all i got was hold on...
1993 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 456J123KL8
at my wits end on 1993 mitisubishi montereo 3.5, had heads reworked due to some burnt valves, after reassembling everything engine fired right up, letting suv idle for 5 minutes and it died, upon checking no fire, no fuel, traced wires checked doubled checked ...
1998 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D8W
Vehicle died while driving down the highway. Has spark at all spark plugs, good fuel pressure and fuel injector pulse. Pulled spark plugs, all are fuel-soaked and the cylinders have standing fuel in them. Tested compression, has 120-150 psi even with fuel in c... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Phase Fault)
2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L no heat VIN: 5N1AA08B96
i have this titan that has no heat temp stays same on either temp settings.radiator hoses hot heater hoses,1 hot 1 not.this car has a heater shutoff valve and i never get power to it it is like it is blocked all the time.tried a new control head same problem,a...
1986 Toyota Corolla Sport GTS 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JT2AE88S8G
Vehicle came in basket case/with the engine partially removed. Installed new engine, timing belt and plugs. The vehicle attempts to start for 2 or 3 tries, but will eventually just crank only. We have good spark all the time and injector pulse when it tries ...
1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, rev limiter VIN: P7H5081043
vehicle looses injection pulse above 1800-2000rpm, like hitting rev limiter; surges going down road, up & down; 87 toyota 2.4 22RE no codes; checked injecter resistence; scope IGT + IGF signals @ pcm appear ok; scoped tps; ok; tried new 1 fuel pressure 35 reg...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, on accel VIN: JT2GK12E2S
Hey Toyota Guys: car was towed in, would idle but not pull itself - scan tool had no communication. let cool overnite, it communicates fine until 210F. communication is loss, engine will rev only very slowly, no misfires - acts like no fuel? I feel it has a co...
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L fast idle VIN: 5TENL42NX1
I have a very high mileage tacoma belonging to a fleet. It has a very high idle hot. When first started it is about 1300 then slowly increses to about 2200-2400. The computer is comanding the IAC to 40%. My scope is out for repair so i can't verify completely ...
2005 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L right rear shock VIN: 5TDZA23C75
repeated failure of right rear shock. originally replaced oe rear shocks in 2008 for right rear leaking. used sensatrac rear shock #37284. that right rear shock leaking april this year so replaced under warranty.vehicle came in today for oil change and rattle ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2009 Mazda 2 1.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: JMZDE14550
I got a very good info from our members - most of them explain to me about the source of the SPARKS." the US we see this with cross cut gator belts,they build up a static charge and jump a spark to the nearest ground." I must say that this info help me to...
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1GA21DXS
We rechecked all our powers and grounds and found no problems. We have had this module to ATE rebuilders twice and they treat us like we are stupid everytime. I bought a ECM from and presto chango works great. Thanks for the help but I have to a...
1996 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Ignition fuse VIN: 1N4BU31D7T
I replaced the starter and that seems to have fixed the problem. Thanks for the help.
2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y3W
Well I'm going to have to close this help request without a fix. All replies indicated the vent solenoid as being the culprit. I tryed to sell my customer the repair. She indicated she had already spent enough money on the problem at other shops. Why did she c... Trouble codes: P1456 (EVAP system small leak detected).
1982 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L whine noise VIN: JT3FJ60G8C
John, Duane and Jim [...] you very much. The problem is definitely in the rear end. I guess if I would have attacked this problem objectively I probably wouldn't have lost so much time. If I would have taken a step back and looked at what I already knew ab...
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L overheat VIN: 4T1BG22K4V
we had many very helful replies. thank you all -car has a bad head gasket and owner declined the repair -with that milage did not make sense to invest that money vs a down payment on new car , thanks again for all the help -joe cat
2001 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T3ZF19C81
well guys mine didn't have a immobilzer and the used one did apparently. so do to the time factor customer decided to go with new one from dealer. installed new one and started right up, no more waiting 30 seconds to start. thanks for all the replies Trouble codes: B2796 (no communication in imobilizer).
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