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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L vacuum VIN: JHMCD565XR
Car suddenly died and won't re-start. checked fuel pressure regulator and fuel delivery to rail. has good fuel pressure and fuel to rail. checked spark. has good spark on all cylinders. did compression test. good at 120 psi on all cylinders. checked timing. ti...
1995 Hyundai Sonata GL 3.0L Brake booster VIN: KMHCF24T2S
This one is more of a request for a source, We have been trying to find a stinking brake booster for this car, and if I find one it is only for the 4cyl. oh yeah and that's one from Korea!Does anybody know where I can find a booster for this seemingly "disposa...
2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1F1SF63561
The repair history belongs to the different repair dealrs. Diagnostic; attached test equipments found vaccume leak from the intake manifold after getting operating temprature, r&r intake gasket,ck timing belt and replaced H20 pump, thermoste since i am already...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Timing belt VIN: 5TBRT3414P
followed alldata install procedure says align crank mark on belt then lh cam mark with belt mark then rh cam after doing this the cam to head marks are 1/2 inch advanced. should i follow the engine marks or the belt marks??? gates belt
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L A/C compressor VIN: JTDKB20U45
I have no compressor operation and codes P1476 compressor load system malfunction. The pinpoint tests lead up to compressor replacement. It may be siezed...but how do you tell? There is no way to try and turn it that I can see. There are 3 orange wires going t...

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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Reflash VIN: KMHCGY5G8Y
I posted this as an informational piece and judging by the one response, it appears the Snap-On may have the same issue with the pre-2004 Hyundai's. We ended up sending this 2000 Accent back to the dealer. Thanks to all Keith
1975 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Mechanical VIN: HLS30-2156
Whew! done! wow! Thanks to all of you that offered up tips and instructions, figuring out those timing marks was a little fun as most of you pointed out. I used a new timing chain and tensioners and used mark 1 which was for factory or new. A worn chain woul...
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L check engine light VIN: 1N4AL11D85
It did not make sense that the crank sensor did not fix the problem. I went back and rechecked the diagnosis and came to the same conclusion. The crank sensor had failed. I took out the new crank sensor and sure enough it did not ohm out. Ordered a second...
2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L clutch toast VIN: JTEHH20V92
Most of the respondents agreed engine can be left in the vehicle and thats how we approached the job. There is a need for two people at the point you are removing trans- this is because it is necessary to pull transfercase out toward passenger wheel house whil...
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