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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L hed gasket VIN: JHMEG8656S
could use some help with this one n95 honda civic 1.5l blown head gasket bought the car a month ago with bad head gasket sent head to machine shop to be checked and have seal put in two weeks later blown head gasket got a multilayer steel gasket one week l;ate...
1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L Charging VIN: JNKCP01D1P
This customer complained of a dimly lit "brake/battery" light on while driving and an occasional dead while driving situation. I checked it and found the charging system to be working correctly and no lights on, dim or otherwise. The customer was willing and a...
2003 Isuzu Axiom XS 3.5L Misfire VIN: 4S2DF58X33
car came in would not start. replaced timing belt and waterpump. engine starts but only runs on right bank. checked timing alignment 3 times. fuel injectors are working has spark. pulled coil connectors on left side. idle stays the same pull coils on right sid... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, No injector pulse VIN: KNDJB7237X
Hi Kia Techs, This Sportage came into the shop as a no start. I checked it for spark and it is good, but it has no injector pulse. I have manually grounded the injectors with the key on and I can hear them pulsing. I have scoped CMP and CKP signals together an...
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KNDUP131X3
Ok, its the end of the day. Can't get this out of my mind. We got one here that giving me some questions. Would like some answer before see the car again tomorrow. Car came in with overheating problem. The obvious problem was a busted radiator and we recommend...
2007 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L rear hatch VIN: 3NJ73RTL77
I need some help on this one. push the rear hatch button nothing happens, so I check out inputs from switches and find latch bent from rear end wreck, so i replaced it everything seems find now the auto clinch system works look up on all data and find a operat...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDBT1239Y
this toyota quits runninng very intermittently some times start cold quits in 5 minutes some times takes hours when it does it you cant communicate with the ecm it doesent give you much time to check things because it will start again within 30 seconds or a co...
2007 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L pulling VIN: 4T1BK36BX7
Hello all. By the time I write this help request, I have pulled my hair out and tried to take my own life. I have this nice Toyota that pulls right. Enough to make driving a problem, I have: Aligned 100% to spec, changed to new tires, multiple alignments, rota...

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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8540S
Thanks for all the help;the problem after all was very dirty injectors due to excessive dirt in the tank and filter. I cleaned the injectors running on 3M cleaner and flushed the tank and refilled to make it start. WE've had very cold mornings the last two day...
1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Clutch VIN: JACDH58V7P
Well thanks for all the good info everyone. While I think we have 2 issues going on here Flywheel resurfacing and air in system, changing the bleed procedure seem to improve the problem the most. Ended up raising the rear of the vehicle about 2 feet and repeat...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Heater Control VIN: JT8UF11E5N
After removal of the glove box and much of the HVAC controls and duct's we found due to the heater valve on the firewall leaking coolant into the cable that the cable froze and was bent up too bad at the servo to repair. We disconnected the cable and watched t...
1985 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L No Start, Hard start VIN: JM1FB3310F
We were able to determine that the problem with this vehicle was with the choke operation, the butterfly was not moving when the choke was pulled. Would need the choke assembly replaced; the springs and linkages that bolt to the carb. Customer wasn't able to d...
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1YVHP80D84
This is a not fixed case. The customer delayed the troubeshooting but now have info in hand. I could not figure why I could not add more info so, putting information into the forums technical discussion area if anyone cares to add more info. Trouble codes: P0443, P0102, P2088, P2092, P1487, P0403.
1999 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L No Start VIN: 2S3TE52V2X
i'm going to close this even thou itss not done. you should always stick with first thought. which was compression test. no compression. the cam timing chain broke enghine is junk. thats what happens when i get to busy. thaks Trouble codes: P0340.
1983 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L Misfire VIN: JT2MA67L4D
Thanks for all the input. Cooling system held pressure, and no head gasket issue. Performed leak down test, starting to develope some blow by - around 12 to 15 percent, but not the issue. I removed injector rail and watched spray patern of each injector. Sure ...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Back Door Electrical Window VIN: JT3VN39WXL
Well, this one is fixed, the culprit was a bad door lock detection switch, even though it was reading o.k. when tested, it was not good. we replaced both door switches, the door light went off and the rear window is opening and closing normally. I want to let ...
2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L abs VIN: JTDBT48A93
Thanks to all that replied.tech that did the brakes my have had the key on when pumping up the pedal. knowlege is power.
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