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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ1120R
Vehicle was towed in with a crank, no start complaint. Went into the car to start it in the morning and started fine w/o any problems. There are no codes in the ECU memory and data looks normal. The vehicle has a new OEM FI main relay (customer had it replaced...
2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Od Light, Charge Light VIN: JM3LW28A73
Customer only wanted to replace alternator and perform a LOF so now electrical system is operational. Now we get rated a zero on survey so we get heat for it. So turns out it only does this cold. I never got it to repeat issues. other tech said it will have ch...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1BG9KEAV
We found a definite miss in Number 3 at idle and we notice a miss at light throttle. There is a slight noise in engine under revs almost like maybe a valve lightly touching a piston top. Found valve timing out one tooth and re set timing, made no difference to...
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Engine
I am at a loss with this job. When I got the truck, the owners told me that it would stall on them. The engine was rebuilt by another mechanic about 20 thousand miles ago. That mechanic is now long gone. I found loose bolts everywhere, missing bolts, low oil p...

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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Oil Pump VIN: 1HGCG56442
Thanks guys, got a lot of help here and got it back together. I did not know about the plug on the block in the rear. I put an 8mm bolt in and aligned it all up. Thanks for all the help!!!
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L cylinder pressure
I sent the heads back to the machine shop to get checked out and there were some leaking valves apparently. After reinstalling the heads the car fired up almost instantly. They had also suggested that I start the car with bled down lifters, which I did. All th...
2007 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L sooted exhaust conde VIN: JN8AZ08WX7
All replies indicate that this vehicle is functioning normally. Scanner show normal alpha.Informed customer that vehicle is functioning normally. Recommend injector flush as maintainance to clean topend. Calling this a fix.Thanks to all Francis
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