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2009 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L engine VIN: 5J6RE48579
i came across a crv here that has a rattling or slapping sound comming from the crank area. loudest when listening to the oil pan. i happens when free reving at 2500 to 3000 rpm and letting go. it also is heard at about steady 2800 free rev. this has the new s...
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1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GGCS1943W
Vehicle came in surging and with poor idle quality at idle. Has dtc p0132 HO2S high at idle. Can only duplicate concern by turning headlights and blower motor on high. HO2S then goes high and STFT= -25%. If fan is turned off then HO2S goes back to normal and S... Trouble codes: P0132 (Ho2s high voltage)
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JTBUF11E3P
Thanks in adavance for all your help. Costumer installed his own battery and got it started. Ran for a day in a half and dead battery. Towed in put jumpbox on and it started. Checked charging system. Replaced alt. Charging fine. Next day car sat overnight at s...
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1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L condenser fan VIN: JN1RZ24D0R
Customer bought in car to check radiator/condenser fan for no operation.Vehicle has Auto Climate Control.Found refrigerant low,recharged system.The radiator/comdenser fan will not come on but I can ground the relay and the fan will work.Getting no ground from ...
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 5N1AAO8B24
Hey gentlemen sorry have not been on for a while just been burning the midnight oil here at the shop. But need help have this 04 armada. No spark no start. Have batt power at the injectors and the coils. Getting good labscope readings from the cam and crank se... Trouble codes: P0340
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2008 Subaru Outback 2.5L vibration VIN: 4S4BP62CX8
This vehicle was brought in for a Ck engine light on and vibration when car is put into gear, P0420, cat effic code, it was test drove and monitored a/f sensors. It was not switching, it was replaced and engine was motor vaced. Client took the car, Ck engine l... Trouble codes: P0420 (Converter efficency code)
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1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions
customer came in with gas odors and found fuel leaking out of fuel tank canister[not actual gas tank] at front of veh,replaced all lines with fresh and problem still there. fuel is dripping below canister there is a drain hose of some type.never seen this happ...
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2006 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L Engine bearings VIN: KMHJM81BR6
Thanks heaps guys. This tucson is back on the road after a low oil pressure stint. Replaced bearings, oil pump and desludged this motor.
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBF30G32
The final repair ending up disconnecting battery by the owner. So, I am wondering what happened? Probably due to dirty oil initially and we did changed the oil. Perhaps when the customer drove about 30 miles or so and he disconnect the battery at home. It cle... Trouble codes: P1350 (Camshaft postion sensor bank 2).
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G92
I am going to close this post simply because I'm running out of time. This car belongs to a used car lot and so far they have pulled the head and had it checked, reassembled it checking the crank sensor assembly and timing chain along the way. They have repla... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder misfire).
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2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Glass VIN: 1N4AL11D73
So the last time costumer was in here he asked us to unplug the main window switch cause is wife was pregnant and she would be giving birth any time soon. We will be checking the vehicule again in the summer. I will start by looking at the fob and then I will ...
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D85
ok so i left the coolant pressure tester on it overnight and in the morning number 4 had coolant in it. pulled off head and foung a spot on number four where machine shop had scored the head sent back re machined all is well now Trouble codes: P0304.
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2006 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L oil pressure VIN: 1N6AA06816
Hi and thanks for the replies. it turned out it was the check valve in the oil pan, we replaced the pan as advised by the dealer, and also the oil pressure switch and all is good. Don't quite understand what the valve in the pan's operation is but the dealer s...
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
Thank you for taking the time to respond. I checked and rechecked all the advice given but ended up removing the cylinder head. Mike reminded me of the older Camry oil pressure/clogged pickup screen problems,which helped force me to remove the head. I did chec... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire).
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: JTDDR32TOY
Thanks for the replies. We scoped cam/crank and they were fine. Then we watched what the coils were doing on our modis scanner and noticed spikes in the waveform on #3 and #4. Replaced the those two coils and problem solved. Trouble codes: P0340, P1300, P1305, P1310, P1315.
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2007 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L Suspension? VIN: 4T1BK36B37
FINALLY GOT A HOLD OF SOME CHASSIS EARS. ISOLATED NOISE TO THE RIGHT FRONT. SWAPPED STRUT AND KNUCKLE ASSEMBLY FROM ANOTHER AVALON AND TEST DROVE; NOISE GONE. REPLACED KNUCKLE AND WHEEL BEARING FOR THE R/F. TEST DROVE; NOISE ELIMINATE. MY GUESS IS THAT THE KN...
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