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2002 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4S6CK58W72
I called Honda and the local dealer could not tell me if this is a interference engine or not, called Suzuki Dealer also since it is a Suzuki engine and they could not tell me either. Does anyone know if this is a interference engine? Thanks
2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire VIN: KMHWF25S14
This is my daughter's car. Being a G.M. tech, I have no experience with Hyundai's at all. 10,000 miles ago, I replaced both timing belts for maintenance reasons. I just replaced the spark plugs and the two plug wires with OEM parts. The car has an intermittant...
2009 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L lf headlight VIN: KNDMB233X9
tested grounds and hots nothing out of line handled bulbs carefully don't know what to do
1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L power assist VIN: JN8AR05YXV
truck arrived with boot and shaft damage from in-the-mud driving. steering assist was normal on test drive. I agreed to replace rack and pinion. power assist quit 5 miles down the road. no circulation in reservoir, so I recommended a pump. good assist for 10 m...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A1Y
hi guys need some help with this one this car cut out at 2500 rpm under harder acclaration feels like its hitting a rev limiter if you go into the throttle slowly revs up past 3500 no problem. fuel pressure is good. 4 out 6 coils have been changed with oem c...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1N6ED27T5Y
The compressor when it goes off will not come back on at all, until you turn off the compressor switch for 5 minutes then push the button and it comes back on for another 20 minutes.
2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Hi Techs, put in a new crank and cam sensor and crank connector from the dealer and white mark on sensor was installed for crank sensor. Am sure wires from new connector are connected to correct wires at harness. Checked for batt. vol at red wire,ground at blk... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
Hi, this 1997 camry 4 cyl. is setting a fault code P1210. The car will stall out when slowing to a stop. It only stalls about once a day, the rest of the time it runs fine. Im not sure if the fault code is releated to the stalling issue or if it has 2 seperate... Trouble codes: P1210 (Injector control pressure above expected values)
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Rpms VIN: JT3HN86RXX
When vehicle under load between 3500 and 4500 rpms the vehicle starts to surge. When not under a load the vehicle drive fine.
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JTDBE32K54
This ones got me stumped. Under heavy, (were talkin pedal to the the floor) acceleration, with RPM above 3000, car will start to sputter and "buck". Engine temperature, load, vehicle speed, uphill, downhill, just about any scenario you can think of, has no eff...
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, No acceleration VIN: 4T1BE32K54
Driving down the road and all of the sudden no acceleration. Check Engine Light Came on. P2121 Code. Turned Engine off then restarted it then Pedal Acceleration was responsive. Toyota has a TSB for a Throttle Body issue but I don't think it applies this this p... Trouble codes: P2121 (Throttle/pedal position sensor/switch d circuit range/performance)

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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA9650Y
So, to start, thanks for all of your replies. The car left last fri and I've been waiting to see if it returns. I tried a used pcm and that didn't work. Apparently I should have gotten the key from the car that the pcm came from, I'm disappointed because we... Trouble codes: 1204 (misfire), 1205 (misfire), 1206 (misfire), 1304 (misfire).
1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L brake lights VIN: 1HGEJ6226T
This was a strange one after all. The wiring harness had burned all the way to the fuse box. It was hard to see at first but we replaced the fuse box and harness and all is good. Thanks to all who responded.
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1865W
Wow, 15 replies, All of you gave excellent Ideas and I would say 5 of you hit the nail on the head.James from Calif suggested checking valve adjustment which I did and they were tight. However this did not cure the problem.He also suggested that the new distri...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start VIN: JHLRD68402
The vehicle never did act up while I had it. It was an intermittent problem with the customer . I did wind up locating & replacing the ECM & Fuel pump relays behind the left side of the glove box, thanks to the help here. The car has not returned or heard from... Trouble codes: P1164 (Lineae air fuel sensor peforamce problem lean), 40420 (Catalast system efficency below threshold).
2002 Hyundai XG350 L 3.5L Fuel Fill Up VIN: KMHFU45E82
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Timing Gear VIN: KMHHN65F65
let me say i am amazed. the vehicle got two new cam pulleys and a new timing belt kit and tensioner. started up and purred like a korean kitten! thanks to those who replied! this goes to show that in this business anything is possible
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KNADC16525
Thanks for the replies .I was able to put a timing light on it and vareify the ring had not sliped.I also looked and the cam and crank sensor on my scope .But i had no refrence to look at to see if they were in synk.But i put a new timing belt on it .When i... Trouble codes: P0325.
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L head gasket VIN: JM1BJ22502
hi all thanks to all who answered . so i went out on a limb and changed the thermostat. after reading all your replies and bingo i went for a road test (about 20miles of highway) and it didn t overheat. i thaught that a stuck thermostat would cause overheating...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L high beam VIN: 4A3AA46G52
Quick answer; It was a bad connection. After reviewing the responses, I went back & double checked the fuses & all were good. I had a MOD wiring diagram & acquired an Alldata diagram to compare & study. Not much info on testing this system without a factory sc...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BG4854T
Thank you everyone who replied. The panel was not under the seat, but behind it as you all said. This was a station wagon, but I guess the sedans have the panel in the trunk in the same area behind the back seat. It was a very easy job. Thanks again.
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