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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG564XW
no start will run on carb cleaner fuel press good injectors good tested off car have power to them with noid light thanks for any help also swapped out efi main relay and distributor still no change
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L radiator VIN: KM8SC73D54
Good morning techs; I have a Sante Fe that needs a radiator and all the information systems have a labor of 2-2.5 hrs. The description on Mitchell, Alldata and the Hyundai web site shows upper radiator retainers--THAT I DON'T have. My baby has an upper core su...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L igntion lock VIN: JM3LW28YX1
Ignition lock cylinder solenoid will not release. it looks like issue is instrument cluster issue. Are there any mazda techs that can help.
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D3V
Hello techs. There is only one way to start this request. HELP!!! I have a nissan eating me alive. It started out as a simple oil leak repair. Found the timing cover leaking so we sold a timing chain and cover job. I got it all back together and the car ran te...
2005 Subaru Outback R 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BL84C15
This subaru will loose throttle response and set p2101. When this happens, the ecm stops grounding the electronic throttle control relay, which causes the relay to open and disrupts power to the ecm for the throttle control. The circuit in question is the red/... Trouble codes: P2101 (Throttle control motor performance)
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K1T
This vehicle is starting and dying right away. It will run on carb clean for ever. Checked fuel pressure and volume and it checked ok. Checked injector pulse and it goes away after 3 seconds. The vehicle will stay running on carb clean with out a problem and w...

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2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Alarm System VIN: 5NPEU46C46
Customer changed their story, shimming up the hood switch did fix it. On a Hyundai, intermittent alarm is usually the the hood switch, customer drives in with horn and lights flashing it's the driver's door latch. Yes, the alarm won't disable the car.
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Vibration VIN: 1YVGF22C92
Thanks Y'all !! I got some great tips. The one about using a jack under either end to check the mounts was very helpful. The balancer looks real good. Tried to check torque converter bolts had to remove starter! It was worse when A/C engaged, so took belt of...
2009 Mazda 5 Touring 2.3L battery VIN: JM1CR29329
First of all thank you to those of you who did not just shoot from the hip, but took the time to actually read my problem and put some thought into helping me get this problem resolved. Being that it was the room fuse circuit that had the draw the alternator...
1986 Nissan 300ZX 2 2 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, No power VIN: JN1HZ14S2G
MAF sensor fixed it. Upon removal there was evidense of rodent damage to MAF- damage on the screen, smell of Urine etc. Customer had done some of his own work- must have replaced the air filter prior to getting it towed in. Also a piece of acorn stuck in the a...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D72
I scoped the cam and crank sensors to find a slight variation in the sensors. So i rechecked the timing chain the right way and found it to have too much play. I replaced the timing chain. While holding the chains up side by side, the old chain was 1/4" longer... Trouble codes: P0355.
2006 Scion tC 2.4L power door locks VIN: JTKDE17716
well the harness was the problem. car had been impacted on drivers side. thank you all for your help. dave
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