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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Performance VIN: 1HGCD5536R
What we are experiencing is an intermittent issue. Vehicle falls on it's face around 2500rpm's (20mph), basically shifting from second to third gear. It cuts out, just like the ignition is cutting out but the engine does not die out. Drove vehicle all day yest...
1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Engine VIN: 1HGEJ6124W
C/s vehicle was running fine, than started to "chug" than died. He was able to get it to start briefly, then died again. Towed it to our shop. Wouldnt start. Ran all sorts of tests and everything looks good. Tried to start it again and it started after the thi...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Unknown VIN: KM8SC73D73
There is a noticable thump in drive line... while driving and slowing down and then applying gas... at that instant when you apply gas to accelerate you hear this very noticable thump or clunk. It feels like driveline slack or something. My guess would be a po...
2005 Kia Amanti 3.5L abs VIN: KNALD12495
not to sure were to go on this kia the vehicle came in for abs lamp scan it was able to comm with the abs module but no code in the system. i checked the brake switch tested out fine all my data on the scanner looks ok nothing jump out at me. can some 1 help t...
2007 Lexus IS350 3.5L Hesitation VIN: JTHBE262X7
Customer purchased "Certified" from Lexus dealer- Car looks and drives great. Problem is that once the gas level gets below 1/3 of tank it misfires bad and loses power. Exhaust sounds bad like it is plugged and rattles. Add more fuel to tank and problem goes a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfires detected)
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVFP80C93
another garage did the timing chain repair,car ran good for a few months after,still has now cam position related codes or problems. car will run great cold,when warm will start to surge until stalls.when this is happening stft goes to 25%,graphing o2 shows 5-... Trouble codes: P2177
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3BM64J3P
I have #3 & #6 coil not firing. I have a good signal from PCM to ignition module for other 2 coils, but nothing from terminal #11(brn/red) at PCM. Have replaced PCM twice(aftermarket reman) & still have same results. Other two coils firing good & have good sig...
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4BA41E07
Hello to everyone on iatn.Trying to remove cylinder heads on this car. labor sounds low at 12.3hours to remove both heads & timing cover, upper & lower oil pan.Does anyone kown any short cuts or tips on r&r heads?also does labor sound right?
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L poor aceleration VIN: JK1SF6550X
The customer states that he lacks power on acceleration, but not all the time. The unit appears to run better when cold and the problem increases with warmer temperaturs. No other codes have ever been present. I have read the 12 archive files in relation to th... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor)
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: JTEBU14R13
Customer put vehicle in 4 wheel drive but it would not come out of 4Lo and drove to my shop at 35 mph. We removed transfer case and found no problems but we believe shift shaft was stuck, checked actuator with 9 Volts and it moved fine. Put transfer case back ...
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L drive belt VIN: 4T1BE32K25
How do you replace the drive belt? I have a gates belt K070763 which my supplier says is the correct belt but it seems too short. Do I need any special tools for this job? Thanks in advance.

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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L oil light VIN: KLATA526X1
it was a bad oil pump it is hard to think a pump would be bad with only 21,000 miles thank you for all the help
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11EX5
thanks to all your replies,put a new chain tensioner and guides on and it fired right up,this kind of threw me off I have seen these engined with over 300 on them and still running with the original timing chain,I am still wondering what the parameter is for a...
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