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1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ644XV
This car is driving us nuts! Customer stated she had above work done two weeks ago at another shop and earlier this week it stalled while driving and won't restart. So we got it in and it has plenty of spark (25kv) to plugs, fuel injector pulse, 45 lbs. of fue...
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2006 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L shifter VIN: KNAFE12206
The car came to the shop on tow truck NO START symptom, after checking the car found fuel pump is bad changed fuel pump did road road test car runs fine no problem when customer came to pick up the car it was evening time i pulled the car from the parking but ...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L steering VIN: JT8BF22G6V
this veh came in needing a power steering pump as it was obvious when engine rev up power steerin was back.installed pump n all is good.month later,pump is out,r&r under warranty n steering is fine.guess what it came back...we r on the fifth pump as we speak.w...
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1994 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L reverse VIN: 4F4CR16X6R
when appling reverse it takes a little longer than usual n then barks the tires when engagin.forward gears r all there ndrives good.has power to spare so its not gettin crowded r having to gas it to go n gear.just simply slams into reverse.been drivin it every...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L no crank no commuincation with scan tool VIN: JM1BK32374
i need help from a mazda tech,, the 20 amp engine fuse in the interior fuse box under the glove box, blows immediately. i have disconnected all circuitss that appear to feed from this fuse ( the ign cooils the accellerator pedal sensor the pcm and the harness ...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D91
I am afraid that the reversing of the o2 harnesses might have burned the pcm.I need help to find out what controls the spark on cylinder 1&2.AS YOU GUYS MIGHT ALL KNOW THAT THIS SENTRA HAS 1.8 L WITH DISTRIBUTORLESS IGNITION SYSTEM.I WILL APPRECIATE THE HELP.
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L A/T Flexplate VIN: 1N4AL11D52
I have an 02 Nissan Altima with a 2.5 4cyl and an automatic transmission. It appears that a reman engine was installed very recently. My customer just bought it from a dealer out of town. Shortly after purchased, the starter began to grind and not engauge at t...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Cuts out, Stall, Dies VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
Vehicle came in falling on face as soon as you press the acclerator. If you ease into throttle you can red line no problem. When you stab the throttle or just try to accelerate normal vehicle falls on face bogs out and dies, sometimes starts up easy other time...
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2008 Toyota Sienna CE 3.5L Clock, Power Mirrors VIN: 5TDZK23C78
I am just seeing if someone has run into this before. This van came in with no working clock. The customer had it at the dealer for the same issue which they just put a fuse in. But it apparently quit working shortly after they left the dealer. I checked the f...
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 4A4MM21S84
THANKS FOR THE QUICK REPLIES!! THIS ONE IS FIXED. WHEN THE OTHER SHOP REPLACED THE WATER PUMP, THEY ALLOWED THE CRANK GEAR TO BE DISTURBED. ON THE BACK OF THE CRANK GEAR IS THE PICKUP WHEEL FOR THE CRANK SENSOR. IT IS HELD IN PLACE BY TWO ROLL PINS THAT HA... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cmp fault), P0335 (Ckp fault), P0106 (Map/baro fault).
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Engine R&R VIN: 1N4AL11D02
Sorry for the delay. The customer supplied me with a junk yard engine that he purchased. Turns out that the replacement engine is almost as bad as the original, as the timing was off 2 teeth. The intake cam locating pin between the cam and sprocket was missing...
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1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Coolant system VIN: 4S3BJ6329N
OK.I Did not fix this Subaru.due to customer not having money.but ofter having so many replies nine out of ten told me head gaskets/or bad cylinder heads were bad.one told me to get the motor out if I was to do the valve job.one thing I noticed that the coolan...
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1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Sharp Cut out VIN: JT3DJ81W4R
Thanks for all the responses. The Throttle Position Sensor(TPS)was defective. The TPS was replaced over a week ago. I just spoke with the customer and the Land Cruiser has been running great! I wanted to give it at least a week before closing the post with a f...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No start VIN: JT3GP10V5Y
Thanks everone. We took the cam and crank sensors out and they were full of metal again. Took the timing covers of again and gave it a good cleaning. Cleaned the spark plugs(Fouled). Put it back together and after a lot of smoke out of the exhaust cleared up i...
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