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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: KM8SBI2B94
original complaint was that it started then stalled.when trying to start it it bucks like it is way out of time. timing belt was checked and timing is on the mark.they replaced the cam and the crank sensors then the ignition failure sensor. still no start. whe...
1995 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Throttle Cable VIN: 1N4BU31D2S
Intermittent high Idle. Checked for codes, none found. Cleaned, repaired and charged battery - visual inspection fail. Lubed under hood throttle cables, checked tension springs, no binding at the throttle body, everything free and in good shape. Removed the ni...
2004 Subaru Outback H6 VDC 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH89674
Vehicle exhibits what feels like a torque converter clutch shudder or a rapid 3/4 hunting shift at steady highway speeds; it is intermittent, but present often enough to be an issue. I also think the torque converter lockup is harsh, but customer hasn't notice...
2006 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L Blower Compressor VIN: 4T1BK36B66
Hello to all have no blower and no ac compressor operation i have 12 volts on the solid white wire to blower and a good ground on white with black wire should the blower run or does the red wire from the amplifier control the blower? aft 10 min, or so i have n...
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L oil pump VIN: 5TDZK23C67
Engine was reinstalled and started fine. Oil pressure was low at idle. After reving engine oil pressure would rise and light would go off. Pulled pan and reinstalled gasket in pickup tube. Oil pressure increased and light was not on. Next day light returned on...
2009 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Fuse Links VIN: JTDBL40E99
Please help toyota techs,the battery was jumped backwards and now the fuse bar (clear platic top) has failed but i think more is wrong i tried to bypass the bar by hooking power to stud and still have no power to the efi 1&2 fuses and the etcs fuse was blown.i...

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1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L 1st Gear VIN: 2HGEJ6677V
thanks to all. i pulled the 1st gear drum off and found it was cracked. replaced it and all was fine. thanks again.
2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L alternator VIN: 2HGES16375
installed other brand alternator and problem solved. thanks everyone for your help. Sometimes things just don't seem possible.
1994 Mazda MX-3 1.6L Starting VIN: JM1EC4330R
i apreciate to all technicians to help me wuith this car problem,i change the pcm,and car star,thanks very much to all.
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDE4H7865
Thanks to all who replied, you were right. When I had put the timing belt back on, all the marks were lined up perfect. I rotated the engine around 3 times and all marks were still lined up perfect. Put everything back together. When I started vehicle timing b...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer OZ Rally 2.0L clutch bleed VIN: JA3AJ26E13
Thanks for all the tips, we figured out the problem! The reservoir is shared with the brake master cylinder. Because of this, the reservoir is actualy divided into two sections. While we thought the cylinder was full, we had to overfill it to make sure it go...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JNICA31A41
Well, sorry, I kinda wasted your time, but here's the story. She brought car, came in, handed me a plain, copied-looking key. I did think that was a little strange, but hey, she just drove it here, walked in and gave me a key. I called her later, she brought ... Trouble codes: P0430 (Cat effic below threshold), P0135 (HO2S heater circuit), P1610 (Manf ctl aux in/outNo specific definitionpending code), P1614 (Manf ctl aux in/outsamepending code).
2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L A/C temp VIN: JN8DR09X52
after testing and inspecting vehicle further we decided to try replacing the thermistor (temp sensor on evaporator) and a/c operation returned to normal. all pressures were good at all times but system just was not cold enough. after replacement the temp dropp...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Stall VIN: 2000TOYOTA
We havent found anything specific regarding the stalling problem. Everything looks and tests good at this time. Decided to send to dealer for further advice. Thanks for the replys.
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