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2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L engine block VIN: JHLRD78563
Vehicle came in with slight oil leak at sending unit and oil light was flashing intermitantly.Replaced oil sending unit with NAPA Echlin part and problem appeared to be solved. Following week vehicle went to body shop for some minor body work and bodyshop told...
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL38607
Hi Honda tech! I need help I can not open the driver side sliding door from in or out side because the cable was failed off now i want to put the cable back but i need the to poen so i can reinstall the cable. I had door panel off the back latch look like it o...
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L none VIN: JNRAR05Y7V
Is water pump timing belt driven?
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Pinging VIN: JNRDR07X01
Trying to fix a customer's complaint of a intermittent pinging. The truck has an intermittent ping when going up hill during acceleration. During some test drives it would stop completely and would go up hill just fine. We replaced the oil with sythentic and c...
2007 Lexus LS460 L 4.6L battery drain VIN: JTHGL46F47
got this car is a new costumer. comp[laint of battery drain. check charging system and battery load everything test good. check the battery drain with a inline multimeter and it shows .080 amps. i try removing fuse by fuse and the drain never drops. try with m...
1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4N2DN111XV
car came in on hook,died while driving,sounded like timing was off. so removed timing belt covers and checked timing,all 3 marks lined up perfectly. went ahead and replaced belt, still no start. anybody got any idea's where to go next?
2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid 2.5L Idle relearn VIN: 1N4CL21E67
HELP!!! Thanks for the advice on this one. Two weeks ago, we serviced this hybrid car and cleaned the throttle body. All seemed good. We shipped it and its back with the service engine soon light on and a P0507 stored for idle speed too high. The idle is in ...
1986 Subaru GL 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Not a request for help. I'm posting a fix for the benefit of all. This Subie came in with a check engine light, and poor (limp mode) drivability. Codes are for mass air flow sensor, fuel pump, crankshaft position sensor, and something else (don't have my notes... Trouble codes: 11 (16 -), 16 (35 -), 35 (53 -), 53
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JF1GD70646
have no history on car since it was just bought. does have some aftermarket things installed on car mainly turbo, exhaust, blow off vavle and some gauges. as far as i know computer is stock along with ignition and injectors. the problem is that when you get on...
2007 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5JD56Z97
my daughter has 2007 suzuki,forenza.that keeps popping code p0420 after few drive cycles.i removed cat and inspected.looked very clean from in side.no other codes or issues with car.car runs great.any help will be greatelly appreciated.thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0420
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B3Y
We have this 2000 Avalon that runs rough at idle and is setting VVT-i sensor range and misfire codes for bank 2. Checked the timing belt alignment and it was perfect. We checked the oil screen and the oil switching solenoid that controls the VVT-i gear. They w... Trouble codes: P1351 (p0302-), P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B3Y
Vehicle came in with fail state emissions test(deq) here in oregon. Mill lamp on, with the folowing codes: p0172 system too rich (bank 1) p0330 knock sensor 2 circuit malfunction (bank 2) p0420 catalyst system efficiency below thershold (bank 1) performed cata... Trouble codes: P0330 (Knock sensor 2 circuit fault bank 2)
2006 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: 4T1BK36B46
I have this Avalon that came from an auction that is a no start. We are the third shop to get this vehicle as all the others have given up. This Toyota has the smart key system and it seems like the vehicle doesn't recognize the key fob. If you enter the car w... Trouble codes: P2799

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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S44
Thanks for all of your replies on this problem. We took your advice and installed a good quality cam sensor and it fixed the car. Thanks again to all who took the time to reply. Trouble codes: P0340.
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L scan tool comm. VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
the customer took the vehicle for the weekend and has not been back for me to test it under ford identification. if i do get a chance to check it i will post it. thank you iatn.
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Oil pressure VIN: 1N4BL11D05
Thanks for all the replies. Everyone hit it right on the head. In order to get what you need you have to order the entire rear timing cover plate. In order to cut some time off the job we removed the channel plate gaskets from the new plate and just reinstalle...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L filler neck VIN: 4T3ZF13C41
Thanks to all the helpful replies. I removed the the canister and found loads of dirt in the evap vent valve drain tube. I cleaned out tube and blew out all lines( as this vehicle sits for months at a time, and is driven down a dirt road often) I went to put g...
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