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2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L clutch VIN: KMHDU46DI7
hi techs, have this problem elantra, came in with metal grind noise complaint when shifting. We found that the clutch was not disengaging completely, when you push the pedal to the floor it is hard to go into gear, reverse grinds. driving down the street does ...
1997 Infiniti Q45 T 4.1L Hesitation VIN: JNKBY31A4V
Hello there I need to know what the dead head fuel preasure should be. I have about 40 to 45 psi. It will hesitate or not speed up at freeway speed just stay the same speed under full throttle but then put your foot back into it and it goes fine. Fuel filter i...
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: KNDJC73363
Hello IATN techs. Hopefully a simple question today. I've got a Kia Sorento EX with a 3500 V6 that came in this morning with a misfire under load and I've narrowed it down to the spark plugs or one of the coils and I've got it scheduled for monday morning. Thi...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L Tensioner VIN: J18UZ30C1P
I have torn down the timing belt and water pump, replaced both now tensioner is all the way out and the pully will still leave excessive slack on the timing belt, any tricks for that or does it just need a new tensioner alltogether?
1984 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, surges at idle VIN: JN1PB14S8E
So this regular customer brings in there car for a clicking under hood when cold, could not verify problem because customer would not leave over night. Then months later cust brought in vehicle with a surging idle, it would idle perfect then all of a sudden it...
2004 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L ABS activation low speed VIN: JF1SG656X4
We have replaced right rear wheel bearing(due to noise issue) and now abs activates when just coming to a stop. Did notice new wheel bearing is tapered roller bearing and old one was ball bearing. Thanks for all who reply.
1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L extended crank VIN: JT3HN86R2V
truck will start right up cold, and runs perfect. once warm, if you let it set for about a half hour it will have an extended crank.sometimes will not start for a while. once it starts it will continue to start unless it sits for a while. any ideas Trouble codes: P0133

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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S6CK58V6S
after testing all parts and relays i found out that some replaced the power wire to the computer and when they did so they messed up a fewother wires. so i re did the wiring to the computer and car has been driving fine ever since thanks for all your help
2007 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Loss Of Refrigerant VIN: 5FNYF18637
Well, just when you think you're good at something, you have a new experience and learn to be better. I arrived to work early this morning in anticipation to check for leaks again. Eric from Illinois was right on. Compressor discharge hose (to condenser) is...
2000 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Misfire VIN: KMHCF35G4Y
Thank you all for your help. The car still has the problem after further testing. Coils were replaced, wires, plugs; and still it does it. The customer appreciated the effort, but, needs the car and is willing to live with it for now. They plan to leave ag...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS1223J
I did the timing belt since it needed to be done anyway, cam chain timing is good also, New cam sensor and new crank sensor. Ran complete new wires to ecm, contacted Hyundai to see if there were any updates, checked sensor to ring gap, and used all oem parts. ... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Sensor No Signal).
2002 Infiniti QX4 3.5L a/c blower controls VIN: JNRDR09Y62
Good Morning, Thanks to all who responded to my dilemna. The Fix turned out to be a bad resistor for the blower motor. This is just like the Pilots and Acura Tls that lose all blower motor function. We replaced the resistor assembly and all is like new again. ...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L recirculation switch VIN: 1YVFP80C43
fixed at last. thanks to the 2 guys who helped on this one, my local mazda dealer is full of RETARDS . the control panel didnt need replacing the parts guy just said he read the bullitin .when i called him out on it he admited he didnot read it . then said you...
1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Blower VIN: 1N4BU31D2R
After futher testing i found the #6,10 amp A/C fuse is hot all the time and should only be hot with key on.This circuit powers the ignition 2 relay, after disconnecting things one by one from the fuse box i found the #6 fuse only powered down when i disconnect...
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L rear differential VIN: 4S3BG6854W
Thanks for everyones help. I did confirm that it was the transfer solenoid and gave the option to the customer for me to repair it or to a transmission shop. They will let me know.
1985 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT4RN50R7F
1993 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT5VN94T2P
well, most of the replys were saying to check valve adjustments. i pulled off the easy valve cover and valves were tight. customer declined to have me adjust valves, said he will be back. i think he is going to sell it.thanks to those who replied...jerry
2008 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L abs VIN: 5TFVD58128
Thanks for all the ideas on this one. The culprit was the axle bearing failing causing metal flakes to be deposited on the tone ring causing the speed sensor failure. The tone ring is part of the bearing. Machine shops are scarce around here to say the least...
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