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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEG854XR
Car came in with hesitation on Acceleration, Misfire, and CEL on. Pulled codes and test drove vehicle, had Code 1 and Code 41. Inspected vehicle and found spark plug hole number 3 full of oil and O2 sensor wires damaged at connector. Replaced the O2 sensor and... Trouble codes: 1 (Problem in heated oxygen sensor circuit), 41 (Problem with HO2S heater)
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG22562
Hello Honda techs. I have this 02 Accord 3.0L V-6 with a stange missfire issue. This car has a noticeable missfire when cold at idle in park or drive and some times will set mulitiple cyl missfire codes and a random code as well. Now as the engine warms up the... Trouble codes: 303 (304 -), 304 (305 -), 305 (300 -), 300
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L cam timing VIN: KMHDN46D75
shop key has very bad pic. and desc. on retiming . need better pic. or discription of repair procedure. p0016 comes back quickly.
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L starting system
Hi Group I have this Kia van in for a timing belt and other work. Now, I have a no start condition! Found according to all adata there supoused to be bat power on one of the 3 wires with ign. on. I have no power. My question is is there a common spot to look ...
1999 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 2S3TE52V2X
rmoved and replaced head. started right up. runs rough no spark number one coil.. don't seem to be get signal from computer no really have a way to check computer. swapped coils no difference. had no problem with timing marks.
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Right Rear VIN: 5TEWM72N73
See repair history.
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L clutch VIN: JTEHH20V93
Just got this one in for a clutch and it's a 4WD. Mitchell states the engine & transmission has to be removed as a unit then separated for clutch replacement. This is the first one of these I have done and I was wondering if anyone out there has done the job w...

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 19UUA5660Y
As I stated this was a rebuilt trans from one of our suppliers. Since we did not rebuild it I don`t know exactly what was replaced on the trans. By looking at all the transaxles we were sent, all or almost all of the external sensors and solenoids were old one...
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38795
Hey all, Thank you to all who took time to respond to this post. The vehicle never did get fixed. The customer turned down the repair. I did however get good information from all who responded on the regularity of Honda converters to fail, and also the import... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalyst B2 efficiency bellow Threshhold).
2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G01
after 2 tps from oreillys 4tps from hyundai 2 maf sensors 1 iac 1 trip to hyundai. finally got it fix just forgot to closed post but thanks to iatn reminders. all wiring voltage coming in was ok groun signal ok but no coming out. we decide it to replaced ecm w... Trouble codes: P0121.
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Fuel Odor VIN: JNKCV54E93
Thanks to all who replied, had some mention injectors and cold fuel lines, but I think the key was the recall for leaking at the fuel filler neck, printed a copy of the campaign for the customer and sent him to the dealer, calling it fixed for now as we have n...
1994 Mazda 929 3.0L No Start VIN: JM1HD4612R
Well I want to thank all of you for the great ideas on this problem, but I don't know if I'll be able to try any of it out as the vehicle owner has been out of town for the last two weeks, I finally got in touch with him and he said he would think about it. I ...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L timming chain VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
the car is back together and runs great no more noies thanks again for the help. one thing thow if u used the autozone repair man the timming mark pictures are wrong when i set the chains up to there drawings the car would not start and had no compresion. the ...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E71
Thanks to all who assisted with this one. The vehicle did in fact need a MAF sensor, as well as an O2 sensor and a set of plugs. Thank you IATN! Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L Mechanical VIN: 5TBRN34141
Thanks to all who replied. The common consensus was the the overdrive planetary gears were failing, and that a transmission over haul was in the cards. I installed a rebuilt transmission supplied by my local Toyota dealership. All is well. Thanks
2009 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L 4th gear VIN: 4T1TR4RE5G
Thanks to all who replied. Great info. I did verify that all u joints and center driveshaft bearing were ok. I did reset the adaptive memory using techstream and it did not change anything. The fluid was very very dark but not burnt. No bulletins or tips from...
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