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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall VIN: JHLRD2849-
This CRV floods itself like crazy. Vehicle was towed in as a no start. pulled plugs, they were dripping with fuel and sooty. If I clean and dry the plugs, and blow out the cylinders, the vehicle will start immediatly, then die after running 1-2 sec. When i pul...
2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Valve Body VIN: J8DB4B14X2
Rebuilding aisin seiki 450-43le. Need the location of the stopper plate in the lower valve body or a diagram showing complete breakdown of the valve body. Thanks in advance
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Stall VIN: KNADC12391
kia techs i have one for you...this rio will just shut off wile going down the road the customer will wait 10-15 minutes it will start back up and go it might not do it again for 2 weeks it may do it the next day...we have never had it stall here so i dont kno...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72301
This vehicle came to us from another shop. Customer said it was running rough when they took it in to the other shop. They replaced the spark plugs and cleared misfire codes. Customer said it was ok for a couple of days. Then they replaced all 4 coils and it w... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 misfire), P0300 (Random misfire)
2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Unknown VIN: KNAFE12125
HELLO AND THANKS IN ADVANCED got this spectra the spedo works sometimes and sometimes not i checked for codes both in vin specific and global obd2 nothing on a failed speed sensor what is what i suspect the question is which on is failing there ae 3 vechicle s...
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Crankshaft VIN: JA3XD64B0M
Hi! I just purchased a 1991 Mitsubishi 3000gt 3.0 DOHC. It had a "rattle" noise while driving home, similar to a loose pulley, and I noticed the timing belt was very loose so replaced it and tensioner hoping to fix the noise. The noise is still there and app...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GTS 3.0L timing belt VIN: 4A3AE75H33
Have 03 mitsu. eclipse spyder that broke timing belt. Problem is that all the intake valves on cyl.2,4,6 are stuck open quarter inch. Is this an interference engine? Why would all the valves be stuck open instead of just 2 or 3? FYI the exhaust valves are not ...
1996 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L brake pedal VIN: JN8ARO5Y8T
Hey guys, I need your help desperatly. I have a nissan pathfinder that at higher speeds doesn't seem to stop. The pedal feels fine, but you can feel it sink the first inch. If you pump the brakes one more time the pressure builds up but after about 20 feet of ...
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Noise VIN: JN8AZ08TX3
Car came in with a p0011 code for B1 VVT. I asked customer if it made any noise on startup? (Per iatn data base) Cust said it did not so I ordered the control sol. Cust dropped off car early to have the sol replace and when I started the car it made a rattling... Trouble codes: P0011 (Cam position timing over advanced b1)
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfire on startup VIN: 4S3BG6853X
My dillema. Sometimes when I try to start car it sounds as if a plug wire was on wrong cylinder. Engine spins but will pop back against starter bendix? Turn key off and try to start again and starts perfect. Also engine vibrates just slightly abnormaly , does... Trouble codes: P0400 (Egr system not conected at this time .. Not realy woried about it yet though)
2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L won't take fuel VIN: 4S4BP61C15
Hey Techs, when trying to fill the gas tank on this vehicle the pump keeps shutting off. It won't accept the fuel at a normal rate. Has anyone seen this problem. I suspect an emissions problem like stuck valve or something. I do know that there is no obstructi...
1996 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Engine noise driver bank VIN: 4TAWN72N3T
vehicle runs and drives great. At 2500 rpm there is a loud tapping noise under driver valve cover. i have removed valve covers and checked valve lash cold lash is in spec. the timing sprockets for the exhaust cam is lined up and appears fine. the engine starte...
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L no start VIN: 4T1BG22K6W
I had this 98 camry towed in with a no start problem. The customer claimed that it stopped running while driving down the road, then would not start back up. I checked the timing and put a new belt on it and rechecked the timing marks to make sure it was in ti...

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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UYA424X1
replaced main relay (7 pin)in car. $50 part. thanks again Trouble codes: 1457 (manuf. controlled aux. emmision controls), 1739 (manuf.contr. transmission).
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G62
replaced the maf and problem seems fixed thanks so much for the help Trouble codes: P0171.
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD68S1Y
thanks for all your responses. I replaced the crank gear and fixed the problem
2001 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y51
thank you for your help it was very good so I found the problem it was a broken wire @ bad HO2S so MAGIC LUBE appreciate your help. THANK YOU AGAIN . Trouble codes: P0031 (Heater oxigen sensor heater control circuit low).
2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L vdcoff & slip light on VIN: 5N1AR18W85
thank to 3 replies i got from dave doug & john i check brake fluid & it was ok so i replaced the pressure switch doug was correct thanks doug thanks again to all replies
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