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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2HGES16582
have honda that was towed in for no start. starts up and runs for awhile then just stalls. no spark and when its stalls the dash light will not come on, no power windows and no spark. engine will crank, radio is on blower fan is on. checked for power at fuse 1...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KMHDN46D55
The vehicle came in with codes for lean mixture and bank 1 upstream o2 sensor heater circuit. Reading the O2 sensor voltage with the scanner I have over 2000 mv! Obviously way too high. I disconnected the 02 sensor and have the same voltage. Has anyone had a s...
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 452DF58X02
02 Isuzu Axiom 4X4 3.5L. Customer came in complaing of noise on start up. Found the starter was shimmed using 2 lock washers causing damage to the flywheel. Replaced starter and flywheel and grinding noise is gone but now when you start it you hear a screechin...
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1997 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L head gasket VIN: KNAFA1250V
Car came in with lots of white smoke, bad miss fire, very clean #1 piston, obvious head gasket failure. Replaced head gasket, started up and smoked just as bad. After warm up improved, on test drive ran great. Customer called next day, was missing again and lo...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G72
Is anyone else having trouble reflashing Mistsubishi cars? We are trying to address a P0300 code per TSB-02-13-017 We have been fighting the following battle for a week (and we are reflash veterans) We are having problems reflashing a 2002 Mitsubishi Galant 2....
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L Torque Converter Clutch VIN: 4A4MN31S84
I need some help with this one, o4 endeavor with a tcc shudder. We have installed a new torque converter, tcc solenoid and flushed the fluid with valvoline maxlife synthetic. Customer stated that it was ok for 3 days then the shudder came back in 3rd and 4th g...
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2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1SG65663
Hi Guy's and Gal's Sitting here at home pondering the possible causes of this cars hard starting when hot...it goes like this..Installed a used engine 2 months ago, customer dropped car off a month later stating she had a starting problem. Load test battery w...
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T21
This car is killing us! Runs lean, has no power, runs like clogged exhaust. Backpressure is nill, vacuum seems a little lower, but not crazy. 18" and steady. Car has a new MAF, same results. NEW fuel injectors...same results. NEW O2 sensor, SAME. LTFT is +30 w... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301, P0304
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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96624
Thanks to all that replied. Parts finally arrived.(only had to wait about a month)If I didn't mention it earlier, we found timing chain guide/tensioner bolt backed out, which is what hit the pulse plate and caused it to break. After installing new crank sensor... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft position sensor no signal).
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL3864B
Problem is still on going.. Last thing we did was swap upstream O2s from bank one to two. Has come back yet with the issue. Not convinced it's fixed but will give an update if and when the customer returns..
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2008 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Driveline VIN: 5NPET46C08
Thanks you all for the advice. The customer at this time has declined repairs, so unfortunately this cannot be closed fixed. However, this post will be updated if and when repairs are made.
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2004 Infiniti I35 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1I14567891
car needed infiniti cam and crank sensors, good old aftermarket stuff didn't work, thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0304.
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2001 Toyota Solara SE 2.2L shifting VIN: 2T1CG28P41
OK guys, sorry for so long to close this thing but wanted to make sure of what was going on. The first thing I did (by others recommendation) was to pull the drain plug and refill with a synthetic fluid because it was supposed to do wonders on an erratic shi...
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2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L keeps running VIN: JT2BN22K11
First I would like to give a huge thanks to those who sincerely tried to help with this little gem in spite of the less than stellar amount of info and testing results provided. I had been toying with the idea of having an integration relay problem and possibl...
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