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2009 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 3.8L Valve Train VIN: KMHGC46F09
This is my wifes vehicle. The engine is a v8 4.6, even though it comes up 3.8 with the vin.. More often than not there is what sounds like a lifter noise, only one. It has been there for about 5,000 miles. Sometimes louder, sometimes not so much and very seldo...
1998 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31A7W
Thanks to all in advance.Car came in with customer complaint of mil on and off and hesitates.I scanned and found 3 codes,2 knock sensor codes and a tps code.I road tested car and found that under light throttle it would loose power and backfire through intake.... Trouble codes: P0325, P0330, P1705
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L heater core VIN: JTJGA31UX4
Vehicle came into the shop with leaking coolant onto both side of the floor board suspect the heater core is leaking. I cannot find any repair information for this vehicle on mitchel one. I need the removal and replacement procedures for the heater core on the...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L engine code locatation VIN: JA3BM54J6P
Hi I am helping freind repair 1993 mitsubishi 3000gt non turbo doch 3.0l. oil pan leak after getting two pans they were different, I realized the engine may not be orginal. I request information where engine seriel numbers or engine code id is, shop key says f...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D52
Thanks in advance. Looking for Nissan expert. We bought this Altima with a bad engine to repair for resale. used engines are ridiculous in parts but I found a site that sells complete QR20 2.0 engine from a Sentra they claim is a drop in for a 2.5 with low mil...
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BL11D15
Originally came in with a ck eng light on and rpm will not go over 2,000 rpm. We found codes P0507, P1122 and B1035 set and a plastic bag stuck in the throttle plate. We removed the bag, cleaned the throttle body and maf sensor and performed the idle relearn p... Trouble codes: P1610 (Security System Malfunction)
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 2.5L Tpms system VIN: 4S3BL61668
Hi i have a 2008 subaru legacy sedan-we checked the left rear tire for a leak-we found that the tire sensor was leaking (cracked) we installed a new one from subaru-we put it back on the car-we drove it and the low pressure light did stay on-we checked all pre...
2007 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: KL5JD56Z97
when "check engine" lite comes on,car looses 50% power.after replacing above parts still same problem.any help will be grately appreciated. Trouble codes: P2106, P2138
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Front Diff.
I am having a problem with an intermittent grinding/ratchting noise in the front axle of this 4-Runner. It happens at random at low speeds in 2WD. It has the vacuum operated front locking axle. The vehicle will lock the front axle in fine when it is shifted in...
1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBB02EXT
Engine had code p0340 , scoped engine to find cam pattern reversed with ghost signal (cylinder firing pattern both above and below ground line)between cam signals. Engine runs but won't idle. Clear cam code and with coil & injectors disconnected you can crank ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor code)
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L engine VIN: JTDBE32K32
fist off, she ran it low on oil. put some oil in and brought it to me. i did an oil change, no noise. claims an half hour after she left this engine has a whine type noise from engine. cold or hot. has to be above 1100 rpm. removed belt and is still there. rem...
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Coolant VIN: 5TBET34166
Thanks in advance. We have this Tundra that we did a timing belt and water pump on. The water pump was leaking. Now the vehicle is back with coolant leaking out of the front of the oil pan and the bell housing of the transmission. We have pressure tested the s...
2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTMBK31V06
intermittant p0352 low mileage vehicle. thought I had it nailed cuz I could get code by wiggling pigtail for #2. it looked pinched by engine cover. replaced pigtail and it was good for a whopping 50 miles. I visually inspected wiring from coil to ecm looking f... Trouble codes: P0352

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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L all shifts VIN: KM8SC73D52
Found the other pulse generator/speed sensor not seated all the way. Hold down bolt wasnt tight. I noticed this when I went back and checked all the plugs and harness. Tightend bolt and problems havent come back.
2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X85
Thanks for the support. I sent this car home yesterday. I'm not calling it fixed, cause I have yet to prove it to be broken.Let me explain. Codes 1442 & 1445 say the 2ndary air valves are stuck closed. They function fine, (Tested them w/ vac pump & gauges w/ r... Trouble codes: P1442 (2nd air valve stuck closed), P1445 (2nd air valve stuck closed).
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L module VIN: JM1BK12F74
thanks for the input the ford ids will no longer work on mazda,s since i didn,t have a module problem I used the original module on the new pump worked fine thanks
2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L 1st and 2nd gear
Thanks for the replies...I open up the trans pan and did some visual check for wear. Everything looks normal and even the metal shavings in the magnet. I started to removed the 3 shift solenoids and to see any blockeage or dirt and at the same time bench te...
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