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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HGES16551
Hello Honda techs: I have this 01 civic with an idle problem. Replaced cylinder head/gasket with a valve job. Also replaced one coil and plugs. The car idles fine from cold start until the fan comes on. Idle drops to 700 rpm and when the car is driven it stall...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV54E33
I have an Infiniti g35 problem child. I recieved this car as a no start. The information the customer gave me is that it was driving and just died. He towed it home and found ecu fuse blown. he replaced it and it just blew again, so he installed a handy paperc... Trouble codes: U1000 (Can communictation error)
2011 Kia SOUL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJT2A20B
This 2011 Kia Soul has P0455 code (Evap large leak). I took out the canister close valve and leak tested, and then the canister close valve works and sealed. When I blew my breath into the canister, air came back out, that means Evap system sealed. This Soul r... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP large leak)

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2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L timing belt VIN: KNALD12454
Thanks for your help. I had removed the 5 engine mount bracket bolts and did not know there was a 6th one under the alternator. I removed the fan and alternator and took the bracket off. Thanks again
2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L Battery VIN: JTHBD18261
Several responses stated could be a battery issue, we replaced battery so far no issues. Will update if problem returns
1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4DL01DHX
Installed purge valve, filled tank and had no more problems. Thanks for the help.
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L VTC sprocket VIN: 3NICB51D82
Happy to report that the new timing chain fixed all 3 problems that this car had!!! I laid new and old chain side by side, old one was 3/4 inch longer, and the tensioner plunger was sticking out about 1", now with new chain, plunger sticks out maybe 1/4 inch. ...
2005 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5N1BV28UX5
Thank you Everyone for all the help. It was much appreciated. I double checked everything that was suggested to me and ended up just taking a chance on the temp sensor because of how it was affecting the instrument cluster's temp gauge. It looks like it ended ...
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V8Y
Check engine light was off for three consecutive days during super cold weather. She put nearly five hundred miles on during that time. My wife advised me this morning that the customer said it had come back on yesterday. I'm leaning towards the VSV valve on t... Trouble codes: P0401.
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