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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L No Start VIN: KMHFU45D71
Hello all;winding down to the holiday and this shows up on a hook! Never saw one of these before;suspected timing belt as cause for no start;pulled cam belt covers to verify timing marks ok.Tested compression;marginal on front bank;70 to 100;cylinders washed? ... Trouble codes: P0431, P0156, P0161, P0421, P0455
2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S25
Just have a couple questions that i hope someone can answer. This car has no spark, it has 12v, ground and pulse at both ignition coils. Can anyone tell me the symptoms of a bad ignition fault unit on these cars ?? Do you loose the 12v signal to the coils ?? I...
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L No Start, cranks slow, loud VIN: 4A3AL25F88
Vehicle cranks slow, starter has loud, hollow metallic sound, tried starting fluid, disconnect & recharge battery, no help. Checked valve timing ok, r&r crankshaft pulley, inspect balance shaft belt and rotor for ckp sensor(all teeth ok, with appropriate teeth... Trouble codes: U1109, U1117
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5N1ED28Y2Y
The vehicle came back today in a tow truck . Now there is no communication first , second when you turn the ignition off...most of the warning lights in the dash stay on even with the key off . the only way the warning lights go off is if I disconnect the ECM ...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L master cylinder VIN: 1N4AL11D95
I replaced the right rear brake caliper and pads today. Could not get caliper to gravity bleed. Did answer the phone a few times while working on it. Tried pumping the brakes, tried mity vac, can not get fluid to left rear. Car has NO ABS. Looks like a mini pr...
1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L starter VIN: JT3HN86R0V
after the starter was replaced when the key is turned into the ign 2 position the starter cranks over until key is turned back off. we initially thought possible bad ignition switch, and it was replaced w/the same result. we've traced circuits and tested all f...
2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L left rear window VIN: JTEEP21AX5
I have an old mastertech and a snappy solus ultra. both show no data in bcm for window operation. this being a multi-plexed system is there any way to check operation of drivers door switch? All other windows work properly. I have even disassembled dr window ...
1993 UD 1800 6.9L cluster VIN: JNAME08J7P
I have no service info and trying to fix a good customers left handed truck. Nissan UD repair info online does not go back to 1993. Problems: cluster idiot lamps and buzzer stay on all the time. Low air pressure, Battery charge lamp, low coolant lamp, also ser...

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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES25791
This one is fixed. Next time before I post on here I guess I should tear it apart MYSELF and re-check. My tech tore it down twice re-checking and missed it both times. It did in fact have the wrong intake gasket. There was not a hole in the gasket at the E... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr insufficient flow detected).
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28YX2
Thanks for the help. The fix ended up being a canister it was leaking where the bolts hold the close valve in. I didn't see any smoke from there when I tested it but when I used tire soap there were bubbles. Once again thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P1456.
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41EX4
Thank you all for your replies. We ended up pulling the egr valve again and found some chunks of metal in valve. There is a TSB about the bank 1 Cat going out and causing metal to go into EGR. This was inspected on first removal, but showed up on second. T... Trouble codes: P1402.
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