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2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Unknown VIN: KMHJG254YU
we have this tiburon 2.0l that came in with no overdrive. we overhauled the tranny with all new clutches and rebuilt valve body with no sucess. when we had it apart the first time it was really clean inside, and we did not find any burnt clutches. we did a nor...
2007 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNAFE121X7
Hello all and thanks in advance for any help, I have a 2007 KIA Spectra that when the owner fills the fuel tank all the way will load up the EVAP system and start to run bad and stall, I tried telling them that when the pump clicks off, to hang up the nozzle b...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L monitors VIN: JT8BF28G7W
Hi all, THis car came in with a P0420 About 1 Month ago. So we replaced the front Cat ass'y With a Quality "Browns Recycling Cat". After 300 miles the cat monitor has not run. All of the other monitors have ran and passed. There are no Pending codes. Now, w...
2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JTHCH96S96
HI EVERYONE IN IATN WORLD. im not much of an asian tech but a freind of mine is selling this vehicle and it failed the emission test pretty badly. its an awd lexus gs300 so im doing a TSI type test the limits for idle and 2500rpm are HC 150 AND CO .70 MY readi...
1997 Mazda B2300 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 4F4CR12A1V
vehicle runs good ,but just cuts out when driving. initially it would die intermittently & we replaced tps & this problem was solved.It has constant reading of 5 volts on the tps,iat,tps,o2,& cps reads faulty all the time.Suspect computer is bad as I have ckd ... Trouble codes: P0113, P0118, P0123, P0340
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN8AR05YWW
Vehicle dropped by me and found 1336 and 304 pending. Engine will idle smooth as silk and rev right up, but after 20 minutes of idling in the bay you here/feel a momentary drop and then maybe a second drop and then longer it idles, the more frequent the drop o... Trouble codes: 1336 (Crankshaft sensor), 304 (Cylinder number four misfire detected)
2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Clutch VIN: 5N1ED28Y1Y
Replaced clutch on this Xterra recently. Since then customer complains clutch pedal sticks to the floor intermittently. She can tap the pedal and it comes back up. Problem happens while stopped at light, clutch possibly staying engaged. We have not been able t...
2000 Subaru Forester S 2.5L pedal VIN: JF1SF6551Y
hello all. Have first time customer with low brake pedal, Check TSB's -found low pedal height adjust.Pedal is about 30mm as per measurement re TSB .Re Re all calipers check sliders,check pistons for sticking - none found,looks like someone freed up leftfront. ...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: JT3HN86R0X
Hi all, Well the car got towed in due to a engine stall while driving. And would not restart. Car sat over night, and first think this morning I when to start the car amd it would start then stall. It did this 4 times. On my 5th attempt to start the car I heal...

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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L sparks at crankshaft VIN: KMHCG45C22
Thanks to all that replied. You hit it bang on. I replaced the alternator belt and it cured the problem. Surprisingly enough, the old belt didn't look that bad. great help!! Thanks Paul
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L No Start VIN: JNKBY31A4V
Hello there. This is one of those that makes you think to your self "you know Mark your a dumb@$$". Turns out I totaly looked at this wrong. Somebody before me had messed with the fuel system. They had switched the fuel lines and had the pressure going into th...
2002 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, VIBRATION VIN: KNAGD12622
Thanks to all that replied, After reinspecting the timming marks, I found that the timming mark was off at the oilpump pully. So I removed the plug at the left side of the block and alinged the left balance shaft. This was the prob. After reinstalling the t-be...
1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Hesitation, lacks power VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
Thanks to all that responded. The fix turned out to be a bad mass air flow sensor and adding a ground to to the circuit. Ran wire from mass air flow to plenum. First bad mass air flow that I've seen that wouldn't show up on my scope. Thanks again!
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEHN72N02
hey all; well i couldn't verify any out of range data so i went with the new cats this one has 2, and he opted to keep the new a/f sensor. i just got a call rom him and it passed the emmission test. the mode six data for the cat monitor said high theshol... Trouble codes: P0420.
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