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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S44
Help hyundai gurus!!! Tech installed timing belt wrong and started it and bent valves...Now I get it...Remove head and replace all valves - re-install timing belt and starts and runs nice... Customer picks up and comes back next day saying it cut off but start...
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Starting VIN: JM3LV5230W
What is easy way to remove starter
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Heat VIN: 3VWCK21Y53
First, thank you in advance for you sugestions. iatn has been a great help. I have a Mazda 3 with the 2.3 liter. its our reseptionists car. She is having complaints of her heat not warming up or it takes over a 1/2 hour to get "good" heat. about 2 weeks ago I...
2006 Mazda B3000 DS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR46464
Greetings. I just installed a new 3.0 litre crate engine in the truck. I set the cam sensor and synchronizer with the ford factory tool. I am still getting the code though... Any thoughts? It runs mint besides setting the code... Trouble codes: P1336 (Misfire Monitor Hardware H CMP Misaligned H CKP / H CMP Noise)
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y01
Hello all and thanks in advance. This Nissan is driving us crazy. We have repalced the spark plugs with NGK, We have replace the ignition condenser. We checked coil power and ground. We have scoped the ignition coils and read all the help requests. So we bit t... Trouble codes: P1320 (Igniton Primary Circut)
2003 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Starter VIN: 5N1ED28X83
Came in intermittant no start. Someone did a quick diag and we replace the starter. Came back for same problem and got another starter. Turns out after more testing that the start enable wire is dead when the truck will not start. I tested the grounds through ...
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L shift down VIN: JT3AC22S5R
Hello Toyota techs, I have a customer with this high mileage previa. The van Idles irratically on a intermittent basis. Acts like its surging and Bucking. My first thougt was a loose timing chain except that it has a second symptom that developed at the same t...
1997 Toyota T100 2.7L timing chain VIN: JT4JM11D2V
cliff's notes: spun balance shaft bearing after head gasket replaced. Have any of you experienced this? Less than 100 miles ago the vehicle was in for a blown head gasket. It is a service truck for a local alarm company, and is not driven by the owner of the ...
2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TESM92N0Y
Truck Came in with p0402 EGR Excessive Flow Code. VSV Solenoid opens and closes properly. EGR Gets Vacuum and Opens and Closes. Engine Doesnt hesistate,shutter,or Stall. FuelTrim Longnever outside 7 short never much outside 3-4. Temp rises 315 on long cruise w... Trouble codes: P0402
2008 Toyota Prius 1.5L Starting VIN: JTDKB20UX8
Hello to all, my main question is would the skid control unit keep the car from going into ready mode? Now the good part, car was towed in from body shop saying no start. All lights come on if jumper battery hook-up. Master warning,ABS,CEL,SRS and other lights...

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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L a/c-p/s VIN: 1YVGF22CX2
Well i will try to correct this vehicle at a later date. Mazda informed me their pump is just a rebuilt unit, nothing updated. Their belts made no difference, and i have not been able to find goodyear belts. Thanks for the help, and hope to find an answer soon...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G92
We sent this load to the dealer who claimed they could give us a diagnosis in under 2 hours, ten days have past and they don't have a clue. If I get the car fixed I will repost the cure. Thanks for the input...Seth Trouble codes: P0340, P0335.
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Engine
Thank you to everyone who replied and helped with this. The problem was the timing off by one tooth and also there was a battery ground and starter issue. After replacing the everything and adjusting the timing the truck is starting and running great at this ...
2008 Toyota Tundra 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TFMT52188
Well the truck is some what fixed i unhooked the hose on the bank one switching valve that set a different code other than p24?? that puts the truck in limp mode.I contacted toyota (tas) help line they told me it could be done but could not tell me how because... Trouble codes: P2445 (secondary air bank 1).
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