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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L main bearing cap side bolt VIN: 5FNRL18674
i have coolant seepage from the main bearing cap side bolt that is located directly above the oil drain plug. i would expect an oil leak but not coolant. is this a sign of a major problem or simply pull bolt and add sealer to it. thanks in advance
2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19232
hi guys got this one second hand. the timing belt was repaced and after install it runs on four cyds and has no spark a idle. rev up the eng past 2 grand and has spark. have checked compression and leak down all ok. it wont set the missfire codes right away bu... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306
2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L engine VIN: 1N6AD06U87
there is a noise like a bad idle bearing in the motor. we pulled the belt off and the noise is the same. seems like it is coming all over the motor and changes with engine rpm. we suspect a water pump but have never worked on one of these. the pump is run by t...
2009 Nissan 370Z Touring 3.7L Security system VIN: JN1AZ44E09
Car was working normally After locked overnight client car would not start Doors are locking/unlocking normally. After locking, security indicator light is steady on for some time and then stars blinking. Both green indicator lights blinks normally when car ...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BK6359S
OK, I we have a 95 Subaru Legacy here that is driving us nuts. The car will randomly stall at idle. When this happens, it just shuts right off. There is no roughness, fluctuation, doesn't run bad, no warning or anything, just abruptly shuts off. It will start ...
2003 Suzuki Aerio S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2RA41S43
Replaced engine with used one from Japan engines with 53K on it. It starts and runs fine but keeps setting P0335. Pulled trans and replaced Crank sensor with one from World Pac--OEM part. Still setting code. Checked Ohm reading on new sensor and the old one an... Trouble codes: P0335
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L balance shaft VIN: JTDBE32K43
customer brought this 2003 camry 2.4l into the shop with a complaint of a whirring sound at front of engine . upon further examination the timing chain and guides were quite worn. timing chain , oil pump chain and all guides and sprockets replaced . same sound...
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U87
Vehicle came in for a 100k mile service. Customer stated check engine light on. Found p0016 code for crank/cam correlation issues bank1 sensor 1. Serviced vehicle and oil was dirty... changed oil and filter and added a little transmission fluid for cleaning. M... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crankshaft position /cam shaft position correlation bank 1 sensor 1 problem)

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1990 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGED4664L
Thanks for all of the replies and helpful information on these older Honda's. I ended up replacing the igniter with a new one from Honda as well as a new Honda cap and rotor, which I was surprised came as kit with both parts. I think that if I ever need to rep...
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L valve train VIN: JNKCV51EX4
sorry we took so long to close.. the timing chain tensioner in the pass. side cylinder head was the problem. but cust. would not let us fix the car. he was going to drive it to the end..Thanks for the responses...
2003 Suzuki Aerio GS 2.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JS2RB41S13
hey guys thanks for the help. After checking wave form on the cam sensor found it to be erratic when the car was misfiring. Replaced sensor and vehicle runs fine. Trouble codes: P0727 (Engine speed input circuit no signal), P0300 (Random misfire).
2006 Suzuki XL-7 Premium 2.7L No Start VIN: JS3TY92V36
ok guys got this thing fixed acadently pinched a wire going to the cam sensor cause it to get connection sometime and sometime not but everthing is all ok now got it fixed and running good thanks
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L ignition lock VIN: 4T3ZF13C4Y
Thanks to everyone who read and responded to my post. I did call the dealer with the VIN and they told me it wouldn't need to be programed. They ordered me a new lock cylinder for it. We got the vehicle in and removed the old one to find it was either a securi...
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