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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L timing belt VIN: 2HKYF18506
i have re installed this belt 10 or 11 times i have never had a problem like this before not sure where to go from here i need some suggestions on how to keep the timing marks all lining up so i can then try to locate the source of the tick.
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
This is a vehicle that we own.we sold the vehicle to a customer who was so happy to have found the vehicle she wanted and low and behold the next morning vehicle would not start. Decided to check spark plugs and found them fouled badly. Replace plugs and wires...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire
Hello everyone first time posting. Okay so this vehicle came in for failed smog, the sparks plugs were bad. In order to replace the spark plugs i had to remove the upper and mid intake manifolds, also removed valve covers. After installing everything i went to... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 3.0L Starter VIN: 4A3AC74H63
hey guys this car was brought in for a no start when car has been warmed up(driven) problem was we originally couldnt get a no start symptom to happen because by time we got the car it had a chance to cool down. so at the customer request we put a starter in i...
2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED29YX2
Hello thanks for any help on this one.Vehicle was bought in for rough idle and lack of power on accel.pulled codes and found the usual knock sensor code and random miss code.Replaced knock sensor and intake gaskets.Perfomed tuneup.Still has same problem.Vehicl... Trouble codes: P0328, P0300

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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM55684
I needed to get back to basics. This customer was in a few months ago with a very similar problem, I added oil and he was good. So when I saw what was going on again my mind jumped to the VTC. When I checked the timing advance on my scan tool and saw 25 degree... Trouble codes: P1009 (Camshaft position stuck at advanced position), P0341 (Cam position sensor bank 1).
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KMHDN46D55
It turns out that the upstream sensor is an air/fuel ratio sensor, not an oxygen sensor as I had thought. The heater circuit in the sensor was open and replacing it repaired the problem. The high voltage that I was reading is normal for this type of sensor i...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Compressor VIN: JM1BK12304
Thank you for all the help with car. My customer decised not to repair this car and possibly looked for a new car. I received many good responses.
2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN8DR09X62
Thanks to all who took the time to respondto my post. I ended up replacing the PCM which solved the problem. My intial replacement PCM had no effect. This caused me to re-think my diagnosis. After calling NAPA Fix and having them walk me through the process ag... Trouble codes: 505 (Idle air control circuit), 507 (Idle air control circuit).
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