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2009 Honda Civic DX 1.8L Noise VIN: 2HGFA15249
Here is the situation. We recently replaced the front cover and oil pan gaskets on this Honda civic and now we have a rattle on start up. It seems to be coming from the valve cover area but hard to pin point since it is intermittant. The customer is one of tho...
2011 Honda Accord EX-L 2.4L Rear seat VIN: 1HGCP2F87B
This customers car is a 2012 but could not enter that in the preform. The car is coming in the first of the week and the customer has lost her diamond ring under the back seat and I have no information on this vehicle at all. I just need to know how to pull th...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D9T
disconnected evap purge control valve stepper motor hoses to intake. disconnected egr vacuum hose. checked throttle plate ok. engine will boug down to 250- 650 rpm when coming to a stop. it will pick up if i accelerate or it will turn back on if it stalls. doe... Trouble codes: P1445
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Hi, to all techs. Out there. We did complete head gasket job on this baby in vovember, came in on hook yesterday with no start. Had codes u1000 and u1001 also antitheft light was staying on all time, so installed new immobilizier and programmed. Now when we tr... Trouble codes: 1000 (Communication peoblem), 1001 (Communication problem)

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2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16375
Cam shaft key trashed the cam end and cam bearing- head's toast. The cam shaft sprocket key hole became egg shaped and it looked like a grizzly gnawed on the end of the cam shaft. Minor bent valves (surprisingly, they didn't look like boomerangs) - and a few ...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1FE17N24
compression low after hot i going to r/r the engine
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Fellow techs. Many thanks for the replies. Most of the replies were suggestions for things I had already tested or verified. Special thanks to John [...] for pointing out system operation when cold. The problem was the egr was operating even on a cold engine... Trouble codes: P0402 (EGR Excessive flow).
2006 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L air bag warning light VIN: 4T1BF30K36
Took car to toyota dealer and had passenger seat sensors 0 calibrated every thing works OK now. Thanks Stan
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