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2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L clutch VIN: SHHEP33502
Customer replaced leaking slave cylinder a couple of months ago. After that he had trouble shifting. The car sat for awhile so he could save up money for a clutch. He towed it in to us about a month ago and we charged the battery and tightened up everything th...
2005 Honda Civic DX 1.7L SRS Light VIN: 1HGEM211X5
This '05 Civic gives an intermittent airbag warning light while driving - on and off, at least once, sometimes more, in the course of a short road test. There are never any fault codes stored, even when scanned while the light is on. The light will go off by i...
2008 Infiniti M35 3.5L a/c VIN: JNKAY01F58
Evac and recharge add 1/4 lb more freon than spec still same. Low side line warm to touch. Any one know how to check this variable displacement compressor system.
1997 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GGCS1442V
This Hombre came in to us running very poorly. Idles rough and drives very poorly. Feels like going into limp mode, however that is not the case. We have pulled the exhaust off, replaced MAP, EGR, Plugs, checked fuel pressure, smoked intake manifold and Fuel I... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNADC12553
First start of the day, the idle hunts 500 to 1000 .. after 30-45 min of driving the car seems to start to have no throttle response unless pedal to the metal. as you keep going the no power or throttle response gets worse and you have to pull over. car is idl...
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L clutch VIN: 1YVHP80D85
Having issue where clutch chatters and seems grabby cold, shakes car a bit when starting out. Any one seen this before?
1995 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BU31D8S
This vehicle came in with a slight noise under the valve cover at the front of the engine. Found a TSB for timing chain noise. So i replaced the Chains,updated guides and tensioners. Now this thing is crazy noisey from the same area. I didn't use alot of silic...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Starting VIN: 1DNEGBID55
Long crank time some times
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT4RN63A2J
this is a 88 toyota p/u with 2.4 efi, it is running too lean. the computer is only commanding 3 ms to injectors at idle and 7 ms at wot. it has no power on accel just flat, o2 sensor reads 0 but is new and when i manually power the cold start injector the truc... Trouble codes: 21 (Too lean), 22 (coolant temp sensor)
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L won't shift VIN: JT3VN66W4J
This vehicle will not shift out of 1st. If I unplug the trans harness it will have 4th gear only. If I power the solenoids manually I can make it shift into the various gears by running a hot or ground wire to the various solenoids in different combinations. T...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39WXN
This vehicle came from another shop. They did a valve job and now it will not start. I have checked the power and grounds and all seem to be hooked up properly. The strange thing about this is when you crank the engine, there is no spark. But if you remove the...
1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Misfire VIN: 4TAUN61C7S
This truck has a random style miss/buck ignition breakdown type of problem that starts around 2200-2500 rpm. At idle it seems just fine-all of the parts above have been replaced with no help.We have NOT replaced the igniter. I seem to have a good scope pattern...
2006 Toyota Tundra 4.7L No Start, Extended crank VIN: 5TBDT44106
Hello, First look at a 2006 Tundra 4.7 Came in on the hook. No fuel pressure. Confirm power and ground to pump, bad pump. My question is during testing of fuel pump when you turn the ignition switch to the start position, when released the starter will continu...

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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC530X2
Tanks to all great guys out there?? that was it timing chain is off Due to no oil in the engine Jumped thank again when they tow car in it was no oil in the engine I add 2qts Trouble codes: P0341.
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F4ZR17X7W
Thanks to all you guys that responded. I did use the original wiring harness, since it was different. I reset the CMP to 54 deg and it fired up and ran, but extremely rough. I verified all grounds. INjector kill test, I found CYL #3 and #4, very little contri...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E94
Bad ECM got one from a local scrap yard programed keys and she ran i had to do an idle learn as well thanks for the help Trouble codes: P1564.
1970 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1211212121
Thanks for all the replies./ What I ended up doing is adjusting the valves,adjusting the timing ,putting different hotter burning plugs and rebuilding the carb / going thru the carb again.
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG12K6T
Thanks again for all the information the consences is that it is most likely the vsv. Have informed customer of findings and at this time they are not worried about it as it is not affecting performance of vehicle. If they do bring back for me to look I will u... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient flow detected).
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