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|2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Timing Belt VIN: KNALD12464
Hello all, here is a classic. The customer is a DIYer he installed new timing belt. Ever since vehicle is no start. Towed to me. i am getting conflicting information when I look up if this is an interference engine or not. Can some one who has knowledge of thi...
|1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L shorted fuse link VIN: 1N6SD11Y1V
truck was driving along and suddenly died. Found the green fuse link by the battery was blown.. Replaced and it melted again.. This circuit is directly shorted to ground.. unplugged the ignition switch and the short goes away.. Found the short is on the black/...
|1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L vibration dampner VIN: JN8ARO5YOW
have a coolant leak front of engine, to locate i need to remove vibration dampner. what is the approved way to remove? i've removed the bolt, belts, there are no bolt holes for a puller or any way to grab it to pull off. tried to pry off to no avail. help !!
|1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BJ6334R
Interminantly when temp is cold 20 deg or lower the engine cranks but will not start. It gets one spark from coil then goes dead i.e. no spark. If contunually tried it might start after one to two hours. Once it starts will continue until you try it cold over ...
|1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6855W
This car has me stumped! This engine sets a P0304 & P0303 at high speed and low load. P0304 sets more often than the P0303. When it sets the codes NO MISFIRE IS FELT AT ALL! The only thing that is noticed is that the CEL starts flashing. If the load is increas... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire 4), P0303 (Misfire 3)
Fixes & Summaries for Asian
|2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Check trans light
As some of you suggested the frame rot thing turned into a real issue. After poking around a little i uncovered the LS rear frame rail was badly rotted through. So, after calling the Isuzu hotline, a flat bed was sent to pick up the truck at no charge. It went...
|1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L aternator VIN: 1N6SD2252V
after checking all grounds and wire connections. we went back to the belt . the alternator belt was oil saturated and was swollen just enouch that the tension appeared to be tight from tensioner in reality it was not. replaced belt with a smaller length belt a...
|2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4TAWN72NXY
Basic thought was a compression issue. Compression was low at 125 pounds. Found burnt valve. Customer decided to not repair at this time. Thanks for all the suggestions. Trouble codes: P0304.