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1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8557P
Hello all, thanks in advance. This honda came in as a no start, they said it happens more frequently when it rains. This has been an ongoing issue for them, not sure exactly how long but found a reciept for the other shop dated october 2012. I push it in have ...
2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L valves VIN: KMHFU45E24
Thankyou in advance for any help. While removing the timing belt, the back camshaft rolled backwards. The front camshaft rolled foward as soon as I got slack in the belt. This ended up bending valves on both banks.Cam holding tools are not very helpfull, due t...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, Od light VIN: JT8VK13T7P
Hi everyone. This lexus is kicking all of our butts here. It's first visit to us was a complaint of an engine noise. It was a rod bearing so the customer was quoted a used engine. He returned about a month later to have it installed. The vehicle was driven fro...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Will Not Shift VIN: 4A3AC44G31
on startup fuse # 10 blows and trans seems to be in 2nd gear , wont shift up , also no reverse , srs light comes on and the fuse that blows says its for back-up lights , unplugged big plug on top of trans , no change also unppluged input speed sensor , no chan...
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED27T5Y
Hi, every one. We repaired snaped timing belt back in may. At the beginning there was slight roughness in idle, we just let it go, customer never complain until know , but now check engine light comes on with codes p0300 and p0325. And idle is realy bad now!!c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0325 (Knock sensor)
2007 Suzuki XL-7 Luxury 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2S3DA51717
Hello Guru's: We've got a swell Suzuki XL7 in today with multiple codes and weird scan results. Using my X-431 diagun, I am looking at the ECT and IAT sensor readings bouncing around minus 40 C and the control module voltage occasionally going to 32 volts, som... Trouble codes: P0008 (Engine position system performance Bank 1), P0116 (ECT coolant sensor performance problem), P0100 (MAF circuit), P0018 (Crankshaft/camshaft correlation position Bank 2), P0113 (Intake air sensor)
2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Will NOT set monitor VIN: 5TBRT34172
Have replaced all 4 O2s with dealer units, followed TSB re: drive cycle for monitors. Sets O2 heater and cat monitors, won't set EVAP and O2. Now, it also "forgets" the ones it has at times. Checked grounds, voltages to CPU, swapped in known good MAF and CPU, ...
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L smell VIN: 4T1BE32KX5
This car has a intermittent exhaust smell through the heater vents into the vehicle. The customer says that it is noticed when idling for over 5 minutes and you turn the blower on after idling. We tried the car several times but could not duplicate the problem...

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2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata SV 2.0L Heater VIN: JM1NC25F58
Replaced recirculation door + housing, air mix actuator, all is well, Thanks for your help with this, Robert
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L master cylinder VIN: 1N4AL11D95
Got it going. Pressure bleed and openend the left front then right rear. Got fluid and bleed master cylinder and the 4 brakes. Maybe it was open long enough to get air in M/C?
2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K64
This one is finally fixed!The problem turned out to be in the ground supply to the computer that is used to energize the heater circuit in the a/f ratio sensor. This ground comes in to the computer at pin 7 of connector e9 as a white/ blk wire. It should be gr... Trouble codes: P0031.
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