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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG5641X
Cust brought in for intermittant stalling. She says it always starts back up. Was towed to our shop as last time it just kept stalling over & over. We have for 4 days & only stalled 1 time. We had no spark & fuel & more importantly lost communication with the ...
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2006 Kia Rio5 SX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADE16326
I have had this 2006 kia rio5, in and out for the last month. it keeps coming back with a p0068. i have replaced the tps and the maf for abnormal scope patterns, now the patterns look good but the code keeps coming back anywhere from a couple of days to a coup... Trouble codes: P0068
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1999 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Fuel Tank VIN: EXC4447659
Vehicle is very hard to put gas in. Keeps clicking off when you try to out fuel in. Please be specific if posssible. He already changed the vent valve. The vin posted was not correct, i dont have the vin handy here at home. Anyone have any idea on whats going ...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Hello; to all of nissan tech. This car came in on the hook, no start due to faulty head gasket. Talked to customer and find out almost a year ago another shop changed the head gasket and used 205 degree performance thermostat , customer claim car never run goo...
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1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start VIN: 2T1BA01E6T
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L battery been disconnected. Vehicle won't crank nor start. Silent in ignition crank mode. No codes, check engine light on prior. Checked fuses. Ok. Is there fusible link? I took out starter, jumped it live, didn't spin. Replaced it. Ins...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E11
Got this car, drove it in cold and started working on it. Noticed p0171 but customer wasn't interested in looking into it. Replaced valve cover gasket and air filter as requested, then cleaned engine bay. After that, drove and noticed it falls flat on it's fac... Trouble codes: P0171
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2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBDT48176
Truck came in with ses light on with code 138 and 156 stored. Checked heater circut for power and shorts, on road test the down stream sensors read .01 at start up then go to .80 after a couple of blocks and stay there until deacclerating when they go to .25 v... Trouble codes: P0138 (O/2 sensor circiut high voltage b1/s2), P0156 (0/2 sensor ciricut b2/s2)
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Mechanical VIN: 1HGEJ8245W
Found the problem, #2 rod bent. Customer stopped by the shop to check if we had found the problem with her car. I told her we would have to do some exploratory disassembly to pin point the noise. I also quizzed her a little further, just trying to get her t...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 1HGES26772
I was hoping someone could give me some insight on the snapshot that I loaded up. IF any smart tranny guys are out there you can post a comment on my pressure waveform in the library. I need some help analyzing it.
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2002 Honda Accord Value Package 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCF86622
Well this is a mystery car indeed. What has bothered me through all of this is the 2 low compressions on cylinders 2 &3. 1 & 2 are low also. Had the car towed to my house so I could properly inspect it. Almost all the replies thought that I had jumped cam timi...
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1MD28Y52
Once we had the entire exhaust down, we saw 4 melted cats, 2 melted O2 sensors. He did fix the car, and problem solved. Now the engine smokes and uses oil. Or just couldn't tell before.This motor is very unhappy and not long for this world. I bought the lates... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 2.5L throw out bearing VIN: 4S3BL61637
THANX FOR YOUR RESPONSE, GUYS. WITH THE INSIGHT THAT THIS WAS NOT ONE OF THOSE CHRONIC PROBLEMS (THE BEST I CAN FIGURE) I DECIDED THAT THIS WAS A CHICKEN AND EGG SITUATION. I AM NOW OF THE OPINION THAT THE BEARING GOT ROUGH FROM AGE/LACK OF LUBRICATION, HENCE ...
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