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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Head Gasket VIN: 2HGED6348L
Hi Guys I was torquing Head bolts and was not paying attention, and I torqued them to 67 ft lbs instead of 67m NM. That is 18 ft lb over torqued. I torqued it in the correct sequence and all... Should I scrap the head gasket and start over or do you think...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Engine Shut Off VIN: 5FNRL18003
I need some help from Honda techs. I have this Odyssey that came with the following situation. When you make a hard right turn or when you drive on a bad road sometime there is an intermittent on cluster and then shut off. The vehicle starts immediately. We ch...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Door Locks VIN: 5J6RE48797
Thanks In Advance to Everyone. I was wondering if anyone had ran into this problem. This 2007 Honda CRV while you drive it the door locks will lock and unlock at times. Sometimes when hitting a bump. we unplugged each door lock one at a time and test drove. th...
2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Misfire VIN: KMHWF35V7Y
Hello all, This Hyundai sonata 2.5L came in with a dead miss on #2 cylinder. I checked all the basics and found a loss of injector drive on #2 cylinder. I have power at the connector so I tested the harness back to the computer and found no problems with the h... Trouble codes: P0302
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L ac system VIN: KNDUP13132
no cooling complaint.power to ac comp in op .cust opted for new comp verses repairing old one.installed new comp and reciever drier evac recharge.ran 15 minutes comp got noisey ang froze up replced with second comp.readings too low high 125 low5-10psi .let run...
2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Ignition VIN: KNALD12484
Hello fellow techs, thanks in advance. We are working on a crank no start on a 2004 Kia Amanti With a 3.5L engine, auto trans. It has no spark at all 3 ignition coils. It has injector pulse and fuel pressure. No codes. Lab scoped crank sensor, it has a signal,...
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12505
i have this car, when you revers it gose about 100 yards then stall,but going forward you can go more then a foot and it stalls, when it first came in i had all all four injector cicuit low codes and all four cylinder misfires, cleard codes, now i only have th... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8BF28G5Y
Failing Calif ASM smog, HC/CO just over cut points. MAF sensor tested bad for its heat range, we replaced it. Not much change. STF B1 @ .89 STF B2 @ .89-1.45 LTF B1 @ 4.5 LTF B2 @ 10.15 I have no way to check B2 AF sensor. all the quick fix data says MAF, or ...
1997 Mazda B2300 SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR16A3V
Hello IATN! We have a problem child of a Mazda/Ford pickup here. This B2300 came in with a lack of power complaint. MIL on, P0304 stored. Idles ok, but when revved above 3000 RPM repeatedly will start to drop a cylinder. Upon releasing the throttle it will idl... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire)
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JT3HP10V0W
Vehicle came in as no start. Checked for spark none found. I then checked for MIL operation and found light out all the time. Checked the fuse and found 20A EFI fuse blown. I thought this would be easy to find, print diagram and track down a dead short. I star...
2004 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 5TDZA29C44
Vehicle is giving me a little grief. It has a code for the B2S2, and the vehicle missing on bank 1 all cylinders. Checked fuel pressure and timing as well I replaced the bank 1, plugs seeing the customer was after replacing the converter and it now has a missf... Trouble codes: P0057, P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305

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2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L compressor VIN: 2HGFA16587
Vehicle is repaired- I was unable to check EVAP sensor and thought that it could be a problem. It ended up being fine. What fixed this one was disconnecting battery. I never thought of it. We had reset the PCM but had not disconnected battery. Thanks to Ti...
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Drivetrain VIN: KMHDN56D85
Most everyone pointed in me in the direction my gut was leaning toward anyways, that is the inner cv joints. especially since i forgot to mention the RH inner was throwing a small circle of grease even tho there was no boot split. once I finally got my hands o...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Power Steering VIN: 1YVGF22C7W
After trying response fixes, we replaced the pump assy and that fixed the problem
2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 2.3L unknown VIN: JM3ER29LX8
Well we has 2 problems here. First thing i did was remove drive shaft and vibration went away, like some of you said it was the last u joint that was barely binding. enough to make a difference. So i put the driveshaft in and there was still a vibration, just ...
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E57
As i exspected a new throttle body got the vehicle running pretty well.With the throttle body i was able to perform the sure the cat code will return but had no bearing on drivabilty concern. Thank to those who replied,james Trouble codes: P0430, P0455.
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