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1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Timing VIN: 2HGEJ6670V
Hello all. This is more of a question for the experienced and knowledgeable..than a help request. This car has just had the timing belt replaced and has bad pinging. Adjust the distributor all the way retarded and it runs normal and quiet. Haven't got to put a...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L No Start VIN: 1HGCM564X5
This honda 2.4 has been a pain. First of all it came in and running very poorly with misfires on all cyls, but not setting misfire codes yet. We checked codes and found code for vvt stuck in advance position. We checked the solinoid screen and the screen behin... Trouble codes: P0341 (Vvt stuck in advance), P0335 (Ckp ckt 1 malfunction)
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2008 Honda Accord EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 1HGCP368X8
Good Morning,I replaced the MAF with an OE part on this car because the VG+ signal wire would sometimes jump from 1.2v to 4.0v at idle and then run rough/stall/etc. MAF readings are now normal but this car still has a very random stall at idle/parking lot mane...
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2010 Kia Forte SX 2.4L transmission VIN: KNAFW6A3XA
Hello! Before I start digging into a car that is supposed to be under warranty, I wanted to reach out to all my iATN friends to see if anyone else has experienced these problems. The first is an intermittent hard shift in the 1-2 or 2-3 upshift, not sure whic...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L emmisions VIN: 4S3BG6855X
Vehicle has a miss under load and Transmission is shifting very hard. Have p0130 code. B1S1 voltage is 0.0 replaced the B1S1 O2 sensor and have the same result. when fuel is added the voltage will increase momentarily like the sensor is working. At idle seems ...
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2002 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BH68672
This suburu intermitiantly runs hot(temp. gauge to red). Cooling fans work. Thermostat was replaced. The head gaskets were replaced 30k ago. It has all the symptoms of bad head gaskets, runs at normal temp and then will jump too overheating in a minute,only at...
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2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L No Start, VIN: 4S4BP67C95
To all subaru techs need help on this one. 2005 subaru outback xt customer called and said car will not start. Got there and first noticed the security light was blinking like it was suppose to. Put the key in and it stayed steady not going out. Attempted to c...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Leak VIN: KMHWF35H84
I agree with Jerry about the seals . The National seal I pulled had no damage and looked almost the same as the Hyundai seal . I looked at the rubber on the trans stick and it has a maze for air to escape but looks like a Jenky design so I left it loose and no...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L bulbs VIN: KNDUP13182
RAYMOND FROM SO. CAROLINA AND MICHAEL FROM INDIANA HAVE SEEMED TO NAILED IT. AFTER THE BULB REPLACEMENT THE CUSTOMER RETURNS AFTER 2 DAYS. REPLACED THE ALTERNATOR AT THAT POINT AND CUSTOMER HAS NOT COME BACK YET. WENT THROUGH 4 SET OF BULBS UP TO THAT POINT IN...
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: JN8AR05Y2W
Well a great big THANKS to Louis, Charles, Kenneth and James. You guys were right on the money. Put in a new Hitachi OEM distributor this weekend and vehicle starting running great. Got a text from customer today stating that it is working perfectly. Again, IA... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor signal), P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5).
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on
well guys what i found was the car had the wrong ecm installed when it came to us.the car dose not have an egr valve on the engine but the ecm cam from a car that did.be carfull when swapping ecm on 00-01 late 00 is whwn they started changing from egr to non-e... Trouble codes: P0505, P0403.
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L starting VIN: 4S3BG6855X
Found a jumper wire attached to the Cig ligter that was cut and not taped and touching the bottom of the radio. This wire was grounding out the ecm when the ignition was turned on. wow what a mess dont think this is more than a one time deal but looked there w...
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2009 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Blower Motor VIN: 5TENX22N19
well, it was a bad ground problem that actually was making the control not to operate correctly. thre were four wire behind the passengers kick panel and two of them was burned. so fix that and took care of it. thanks
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