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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L starter, ignition, gauges, MORE VIN: JHLRD1867W
3 weeks ago, installed a japan import 50K long block. Reused original intake and exhaust manifolds and all accessories. Started, all was good, ran great. Week later CRV was back because it died while driving, would not crank and the shifter would not move out ...
2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L timing belt VIN: 5FNRL38746
I am doing a maint timing belt when I got the covers off and lined up the marks the front cam and the crank line up, the mark on the rear cam is 180 degrees off . It was running fine when I brought it in and the customer says no other work has been done.I am a...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L engine VIN: 5NPEU46FX6
Light upper engine knock at idle get llouder on barely touching aceleratot. Goes when when full accelerates. Code p0325...I'm lost oj what it is. Oil level good...don't feel or hear misfire while driving
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L Power Door Locks VIN: 5NMSH73E87
Hi all. I'll start by saying I haven't had adequate time to do a FULL diagnostic on this critter, but have gone far enough to know that it would definitely help if someone has seen this before. The power locks go inop after a few cycles, starting with driver r...
1984 Isuzu Pickup DLX 2.2L Push Rods VIN: JAACL14S5E
This is my son's truck. Don't know much about diesels, but the truck was running fine one day and then all of a sudden started running like crap. pulled the valve cover and found a push rod missing. yes, missing. after further inspection found 1 broken push ro...
2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L Abs VIN: JT8BD69S81
Vehicle came in with C0226, C0236, C0246, C0256 and C1223. Went ahead and replaced the ABS pump and ecu located on the driver side with . After 50 miles of test drive the code would come back this time it was C0236 and C1223. Inspect connection between the wir...
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1YVGE22D6T
The car has a misfire off of idle. Check engine lamp on code set P0301. I replaced plugs and the plug wires, replace intake gaskets, compression test all cylinders a little low but close together. Checked the ohms at the injectors and all the same. Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire)
1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L oil leak VIN: 4A3AJ56G4W
This is my personal vehicle. I did timing belt due to oil leak. Cam seal was the culprit. Now I have a worse oil leak. Verified Cam, crank, oil pump, and balance shaft seals are not leaking. The shaft on the engine support bracket for the pivot arm for the ten...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 3.0L fails OBD test VIN: 4A3AC74H93
Hi guys. I'm hoping someone can shed a little light on this one. This eclipse wont communicate during and OBD emissions test. I have tried two different emmisions machines. it communicates fine with a generic scan tool. All the terminals on the DLC look good. ...
1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Timing VIN: 1N4AB41D1T
Nissan techs i need your help! car came in with bad knocking from timing chain slap. Guides were hammered. Installed all new timing kit. Car starts and runs/idles great. When you go to give it throttle, it won't get out of its own way. Feels like i'm pulling 3...
2007 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JTMZD33V07
Hello folks, I need help on this one. Car has a hesitation after slowing down and trying to accelerate again. It doesn't have any code nor transmission code, fuel trim they are okay +5% and -5% I can't duflicate problem but costumer estates it has a problem. A...

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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L door locks VIN: 2HGES16522
Customer needed vehicle and didn't seem to interested in fixing it at this time. I did ck on the cost of harness and they are inexpensive. Now I just have to wait on customer. Thanks for the inputs.
2008 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Electronic VIN: JNRAS08WX8
I did check pressure switch, lines, ipdmr, bcm but the A/C control unit was replaced and maybe it was affected by when the car had the accident. This problem is fixed.
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1NA3518M
Thanks for all the help guys I came in early this morning determined to fix this sucker. I performed a leak down test and found leakage to the exhaust. I decided to tear the front back off and wouldnt you know it the exhaust cam dowel is pushed back and the ca...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Engine VIN: JM1BJ2221Y
I checked to verify my tech didn't mess up anything int the timing and everything looked fine- the timing marks were all spot dab on accurate cams were lines up properly, crank was perfect. After looking over it again on a hunch I had him flip over the timing...
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP82B74
Thank you to all that replied.Had a friend that knows someone works at mazda dealer and let me bring over and use there factory scan tool .Found #3 cylinder misfiring but not enogh to set code.Found solenoid for egr pressure sensor not working replaced both an... Trouble codes: P1487.
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JT2BG12K0T
Thanks to everyone who responded so quickly! On 2 occasions, when the engine would act up, I happened to notice that the coolant temperature sensor would show a negative reading, such as -11 degrees or so. Upon returning to normal idle, the temperature would i...
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT54128
The bank 1 secondary air injection valve was bad, neat test was to disconnect air hose behind check valve and start truck- had exhaust comeing out of the valve- comfirms bad. Repalce valve and clear codes- all is well. Before i opened this tech help i had cust... Trouble codes: P2440, C1201.
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