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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall
hey guys thanks in advance for your help and insight. 2005 kia sorento 3.5l v6 came in with a dead battery and a low idle. when i placed the avr on it i found it not charging. removed battery cables and did capacitive discharge and installed new battery. vehic... Trouble codes: P0506
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L engine VIN: JM3ER29377
vehicle has no compression- zero - all cylinders- removed valve cover , found timing chain loose w/ lots of play. found tsb related to vvt actuator & chain problems. my question is: is this an interference engine? . should i just recommend a new engine or used...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L heat VIN: 1N4AL11D75
flushed heater core. system temp reaches 195 degrees but blows cool at idle in cold weather. Replaced thermostat also. Blows hot on highway.
2006 Toyota RAV4 3.5L eps VIN: JTMZK33V06
Customer complained that while driving EPS light came on,power steering module.TSB say to replace steering module.My question is does the module have to be reprogramed after install?Alldata and Dealer are no help.

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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1657Y
thank you to everyone for responding, I do believe I had a problem with fuel boiling in the rail, after lots of testing the service advisor informed me it would only act up when it was hot, that would have been quite useful before going into diagnostics but he... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306.
2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L 4th Gear VIN: 1YVHP80C67
We tried to duplicate this in the vehicle but could not. We deterimind that the problem must have been internal and replaced the trans with another rebuilt. So far no more codes or problems. Thanks for all that replied.
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on
thank you very much gentlemen. the vehicle is fixed! the car did run for 3 months after the transmission was replaced. What we found was that the POS was the culprit. the original one was inoperative and the replacement one from the aftermarket store was d... Trouble codes: P0335.
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