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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L oil VIN: 1HGCG5660Y
This vehicle was towed in for a run hot condition.It was low on coolant and the oil level was high on the stick and milky.The customer told me he had a radiator installed not long ago.I thought the head looked fairly clean and asked him if it had a head gasket...
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2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L rear diff VIN: 5N3AAD8C84
Vehicle came in for vibration starting at 50mph and get worse with speed, higher speeds has droning noise. balanced all wheels, right rear tire had excessive runout switch with full size spare, no differance. Running vehicle in air can duplicate vibration and ...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 3456789098
This is a rediculas request gentlemen, but i am trying to remove the timing covers for belt service. There is a bolt buried behind 'SERPENTINE BELT TENSIONER' that holds the passenger side cover on. I have removed the 2 BOLTS holding on the tensioner, but the ...
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2005 Isuzu N NQR 5.2L Mechanical VIN: JT50975389
any one can help me to have the infor to repair engine on this veh the veh on the way to my shop with the problem is no compression on the engine we have no exp with diesel engine veh np star condition now thank you !! best regard
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2004 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC733X4
Vehicle came in from another shop who replaced a cylinder head on bank2 also replaced a crank sensor along with a timing belt. Soon after vehcile has an intermiten p0303 misfire number 3 cyl so far vehcile has new plugs wires and coils. Compression test within... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire number 3 cyl)
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8BD68S2Y
Under light acceleration from a stop or rolling stop, there is a hesitation. Its almost as if the transmission doesn't downshift-it feels as if you are between two gears. However the transmission shifts flawlessly otherwise. If you mash the throttle when this ...
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1999 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Valve Train VIN: JA3AY11A3X
On start up I am getting clicking noise from the valve train, goes away after driving for 10 min. doesnt look like there is an adjustment, there is no sludge, just changed oil with synthetic didnt help, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated thanks Dan.....
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1981 Nissan 210 1.4L Excessive Emissions, EGR system VIN: JN1PB05S6B
Hi, guys, this is a 1981 Nissan 210 station wagon with 1.5L eninge and 5 speed tranny, it failed Calif. emission, Nox was high at 15 and 25 mph. I am checking the EGR system, [...] Ondemand has no info about the EGR system for this oldie, I checked out the...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN8DR07Y81
This one seems like a mass air flow sensor, but we cannot get it to check bad. Vehicle will bog down and not accelerate above 3000 rpm with no acceleration under load. Voltage side of MAF scoped well, but showed higher than we like on ground side (35 millivolt... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire), P0171 (Lean), P1320 (testing and results)
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1SF63521
This subaru was towed to my shop by a customer that stated that the car ran fine and had no check engine light on when he parked it. He came out a few hours later to find the car wouldnt start and the security light flashed and the horn honked. When I got the ...
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67564
Hi every one, this is my first time posting on forum, hopefully there is a Subaru guru out there able to help. We are stomped with this car. 2004 Subaru Outback, customer complained about continuously blinking check engine light. While in ignition on, car not ... Trouble codes: P0137 (O2 sensor circuit voltagr low B1S1), P0138 (O2 sensor circuit voltage high B1S1), P0502 (Vehicle speed sensor low input), P0503 (Vehicle speed sensor voltage intermitten/erratic/ high), P0851 (Neutral switch input low), P0852 (Neutral switch input high)
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2007 Suzuki SX4 2.0L axle or trans VIN: JS2YB41751
There is a "stripping" noise like a spline slipping, a knocking when accelerating in in low gear and second gear and heard more in the lower gears where there is more power when turning to the left mostly. The noise is heard most from the right side of the tra...
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1994 Toyota Camry 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2GK12E8R
Ok here it is this problem only happens about twice a month. The guy is driving about 35-45 mph and the car will just cut off. He will pull over and the engine will start back fine but as soon as he puts it in drive it cuts back off. this will happen about 5 t...
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2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L throttle VIN: JT3HT05J6Y
Just throwing this out there in case anyone has seen it.The vehicle stops responding to the throttle,according to the customer,and the vsc light comes on.In a few seconds throttle comes back with the light still on.I've checked it with the master tech(with the...
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1995 Acura Legend GS 3.2L Vibration at idle VIN: JH4KA8175S
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT HAVE GAVE ME SOME GREAT INFORMATION ON THIS CAR TO RECHECK AND VERIFY.. WE HAVE NOT FIXED THIS PARTICULAR PROBLEM AS OF YET... BUT I DID WANT TO ADD WHAT WE HAVE UNCOVERED IN THE PROCESS... WE DID HAVE A CONVERSATION WITH THE CUSTOMER ...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 5FNRL18983
this is what i found when they put the wire to the o2 sensor in the back it was over tightened and it was cracked where it goes in the pipe hard to find you had to look st it close thanks for all the help
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2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Timing Belt VIN: KNDUP13104
We ended up tightening the cam tensioner more like suggested, but the tensioner would still bottom out after 4 hours. Maybe the tensioner was already damaged but we went to the Hyundai dealer and got one of there tensioners (same part #) with putting the belt ...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11DX2
I'd like to thank all of you that took the time to reply to my request for help. The general consensus was a head gasket failure or cracked head. We finally got authorization from the customer and pulled the head. There was no obvious sign of gasket failure or... Trouble codes: P0217 (Engine overtemp condition).
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2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Electronic VIN: 1N4BA41E16
I sent car to dealer to have tcm replaced custmer just called me very happy warranty covered tcm.Changing trans fluid was just coincidental and yes i did use metric K fluid thanks for all the replies.
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2007 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG69667
The replies I received suggested that this vehicle may still be under warranty. I suggested to the customer to contact Subaru. She was informed that the emmisions warranty on this car is only three years or 36000 kilos. They rescanned and told her she needed t... Trouble codes: P2440, P1410.
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