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1990 Honda CRX Si 1.6L oil leak VIN: JHMED9365L
spark plug tubes keep filling up with oil. have tried everything. all kinds of different brand gaskets and seals. any suggestions would be helpful. thanks in advance . ron
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, cannot refuel VIN: JNKCV51EX4
Hello, We have an Infiniti G35 sedan here in the shop. The main symptom is that when refueling the gas pump continuously clicks off (stops pumping). The client has to manipulate the pump position to try to refuel. She has tried several gas stations with the sa...
1991 Isuzu Stylus S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JABRT536OM
This vehicle has idle surge only after the vehicle warms up to operating temperature. We found no codes. Fuel pressure is 40 PSI at a idle. No vacum leaks. I found a cracked exhaust manifold. We replace that along with the O2. I performed a compression test, 1...
2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L crank and ignition inop VIN: JTHBE96S27
Question for Lexus techicians and all of you fellow mechanics. I need to know if it is possible for me to reprogram a new transmitter for this car. If yes, how can I do it? Any input would be greatly appreciated it.
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AJ26E33
Vehicle just died, got towed here, of course it started here and has been running well ever since, so I'm restricted to testing bulletin related stuff at this time.Have yet to see if crank sensor holder bulletin would be related to the problem, but wouldn't it... Trouble codes: P0340, P0335
2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L park lamps/tail lamps VIN: 1N6AA07B65
Customer states after replacing module park/tail lamps stay on after switch is shut off. I have tried another IPDM from another vehicle. No change. All funtions go through the BCM and the IPDM is the output. I cannot communicate with the BCM because I only hav...
2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L wheel bearing VIN: 1NXBR12E71
Any ideas ? what might we be missing? Where would you look at from here?
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Cam Position VIN: JTEGF21A33
Has anyone chased a code on one of these P0018? Crankshaft Position Camshaft Position Correlation (Bank 2 Sensor A) This motor was not the best of taken care of, but I do know now that the bottom end is clean. I know the timing is on with an OE belt and all ...
2005 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L D solenoid VIN: 2T1BR30E9S
Tranny has hard change up and down when hot, cold works perfectly. Remove valve body, nice and clean, did bench test on solenoid "D", tested good on ohms and 12 volt check strong click . wiring also good. I'm now leaning towards a bad PCM or is it known tha...
2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEZU14R55
We repair a blown head gasket on this one. Cylinder 4 was leaking coolant into combustion chamber when sitting over night. Head was done at machine shop, screens inside heads for the OCV valves were removed and cleaned. Engine runs great, but code P0022 keeps ... Trouble codes: P0022 (camshaft position A timing over retarded bank 2)

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1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L radiator VIN: IHGCB7265M
hi guys ,dorcas here ,first i would like to say thinks too all. i removed cylinder head and found blown head gasket,cyl' 2.had head checked ,heads ok.replaced gasket and cyl head and waterpump ;guys this is it engine runs like new'no missing,no running hot,no ...
1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLPD186XX
New ECM and canister closed valve has been installed, and the EVAP monitor has run and passed. So I discovered that even though the driver was capable of opening that valve, it could not close it, and the code was right, that would make a big EVAP leak on the ... Trouble codes: P1457.
2002 Honda Civic Si 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21952
thank you for all for your input, some great tips. i did fix it it turned out to be a break in the ground wire in the harness, sometimes it would make contact sometimes not. Trouble codes: P0108.
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JACDJ58X2W
Sorry about the long reply time, this car still sits here unfinished. We are waiting for the customer to decide what they are going to do. Thanks for all the replys and I will update if we move forward with this car! Trouble codes: P0101.
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1YVHP80DX5
Replaced throttle body assembly even though it had the most updated one on it according to bulletin. Customer has had vehicle for almost a week with no problems. Trouble codes: P2135 (TPS A/B correlation).
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Failsafe?? VIN: 1N6SD11Y8V
I did pull apart the intake harness and did not find any broken wires or bad connections. I replaced the two wire ends on the coolant sensor plug and two weeks have gone by with no problems. Thanks for everyone's input and help. Trouble codes: P0155.
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L CAN Systen VIN: 1N6AA06B54
replaced abs control unit, thanks for help on this one!
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Head Gasket VIN: JT4RN67P2J
Thank you for all of your replies. We ended up "dry-fitting" the head to the block without a gasket and found the front guide pin was holding up the head just slightly. Dressed the guide pin and hole and refitted ensuring the head fit snugly. Reinstalled the h...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4TAWN72NXV
we fixed this problem finally the crank sensor voltage was slightly off causing the problem. we had replaced this sensor with a known good one but there was no change. as a last ditch effort we got a new one and now it works. Trouble codes: P0340.
2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF22K71
thanks to all that helpped me. the fix for this one was getting rid of the rat that eat some wires going to the crank sensor. i fixed the wires and car runns good. Trouble codes: P0340, P1335.
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