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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHLRD1861W
My 2 other techs have tried to fix vehicle with no luck, now it is my turn. Vehicle will have a really hard time starting after vehicle sits for hours and gets cold. If vehicle starts, it will run really bad and stall sometimes. As soon as vehicle warms up it ...
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Power Steering VIN: JNKBY31D0V
Vehicle came in for a power steering fluid leak. After inspecting the vehicle we had found that it was coming out of the reservoir. So we evac the system. Again let sit and get cold again to re check. Same issue - power steering oil pushing out of the reservoi...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, no idle VIN: JNKCA314X1
This vehicle came in with no idle, surge and stall problems. Inspected throttle body and air filter etc. Found air filter soaked i think with antifreeze. Found antifreeze in intake manifold. When cooling system pressurized saw coolant leaking from throttle pla...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Cyl. Head VIN: 1YVHP80D44
8K miles after new spark plugs car came in with a blown out spark plug, do any of you know if this is a common problem with this engine? customer is wanting a new engine because of cyl. scarring, to me this doesn't sound like a installation problem but an actu...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA07B74
hi to all i have this nissan titan crank no start it has no codes it has injector pulse no spark when craking the ck engine and 4wheel lights are flashing hpe someone has run into this before thank in advance jeff
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder XE 4.0L oil in coolant VIN: 5N1AR16W95
Hi, have a 4.0 pathfinder w/ oil in the radiator neck and bottle. Pressurized the system for an hour and no sign of coolant in the trans cooler, oilcooler, or at drainplug. Question, please- Where is the likely source of this oil? Archives and internet point...
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2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Steering VIN: 1N4AL11D66
Ok, all you nissan guys I got a good one. at 20 mph or so the steering wheel rocks back and forth slightly,kinda like a bad c.v. joint. I actually replaced bboth axles cked the runout on the hubs, turned the rotors, and cked all the bushings. Heres the kicker ...
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2004 Suzuki Forenza EX 2.0L Extended crank VIN: KL5JD52ZX4
Car came from another shop, engine fires and shuts off 3 to 6 times before it starts. When it starts car runs fine. No vacuum leaks.no codes checked purge valve ok any help...thanks bob
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1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Drive-axles VIN: JT3HN87R9T
Hi everyone and thanks in advanced again. I have this 4runner in with a 4WD problem. The front different will not lock in I 4wd and the light on the dash does not work. I never messed with this style of 4WD and I am having a hard time find info on it. What I d...
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1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L No Start VIN: JT3FJ62G5K
well here goes first of all all these parts were replaced at another repair facility and now its at my shop. customer complains that at times after 30 mins or so of driving then turning it off for 30 mins or so vehicle will crank but not start. ok the key is i...
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2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L Seal VIN: JT2BK18U13
This car has a recently installed new invertor and transaxle from the dealer. Right after it was installed we got it in to tune it up and we found the right driveshaft boot ripped. We installed a rebuilt shaft and down the road it went. 3 months later it came ...
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2006 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Compression VIN: JTEHT05J26
Hi Guys We got in this vehicle with a broken timming belt, once completed teardown driver side exaust cam was broken in half, we bought a left drverside head used and sent both heads to be redone, got them back installed them, new belt set timming mark turned ...
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2005 Kia Amanti 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNALD124X5
Thanks for all the input.The Problem was a faulty ignition falure sensor located on top of the thermostat housing. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301, THRU, P0306, P0320 (Ignition falure sensor problem), P0350 (Primery or secondary ignition problem).
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U6X
still not sure on this I called the customer and they still have not returned to have part installed I think we will just install the canister with the 2 ports on the vapor pressure sensor unless some one replies different thanx for the help
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2007 Lexus IS250 2.5L Stereo VIN: JTHBK262X7
thanx everyone finally fixxed this car isolated circuit by voltage dropping across fuses (read jim garrido's artical in motor age mag for more info). source of problem was sattelite switch for driver options in dash. process was painful and had to leave all fu...
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2004 Toyota Solara SLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1CA38P84
Thanks for all of your help guys, Benjamin, David and Robby all of them was right, this code is strictly related to Throttle pedal assy inside of the car, and after check the pedal sensor and talk to a friend who works in a local Toyota Dealership found out th... Trouble codes: P2121 (Throttle / PDL position sensor D).
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2007 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L L.R. rear retractable seat VIN: 5TDZA22C26
every one said replace the base of the seat the customer has not returned for any diagnoses if it comes back I will open and repost so all can see what i did thanx for the help Merry Christmas to all
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2008 Toyota Highlander 3.5L water pump VIN: JTEES41A88
Water pump installed, did not have to remove engine. Procedure as follows: remove water pipe above water pump, jack front of engine. Water pump removed from top, labor time 4 hrs.
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