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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L spark plug tube VIN: JHLRD1861W
Car has been well maintained and runs well. During routine maintenance owner asked me to check the spark plugs for wear and I discovered the #1 and #2 spark plug wells were filled with oil. When this problem has ocurred on a single overhead cam Civic or Accord...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
This vehicle is a comeback from another tech. He replaced the throttle body and APS 3 weeks ago. Am told he had a P1191, P1193, P0120, and P0220. Came back last week and I got it. Codes were P1191 and P1193 soft codes, P0172 and P0175 pending codes. Unstable i... Trouble codes: P1191 (p1193-), P1193 (p0172-), P0172 (p0175-), P0175
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1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L steering box VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
I followed all the recommendations made by the Honda techs including a careful inspection of the U joints in the steering column which several techs said was the most likely source of trouble. I even asked the owner to drive me in the car but neither I nor the...
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2008 Honda Fit 1.5L engine misfire VIN: JHMGD38438
WE APPRECIATE ALL OF THE 28 REPLIES ON THIS ONE . THE MAJORITY OF YOU SAID THAT THE VALVES WERE PROBABLY TOO TIGHT .WE DID THE COMPRESSION TEST AND FOUND #4 LOWER THAN THE OTHERS. AS YOU GUYS KNOW,IN ORDER TO GET THE VALVE COVER OFF,THE UPPER INTAKE HAD TO BE ...
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L timing chain VIN: 5N1AR18U46
Thanks for the replies. As suspected the secondary guides were worn down almost to the tensioners. Replaced the parts in the tsb & all was good. It was not too bad of a job however the tool to hold the flywheel in place was an absolute must for me to have bec...
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L transfer case VIN: 4S3BH67573
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL THE REPLIES,NARROWED IT DOWN TO THE CLUTCHES IN THE TRANSFER CASE,HAVE NOT REPLACED THE UNIT YET,IT IS A NEIGHBOR OF MINE SO I WILL UPDATE WHEN HE REPLACES THE UNIT.
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2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V23
Well after 2 weeks and many hours and no hair left on my head, I got a used pcm for $80 and its fixed. It was one those weird ones where you do the testing and it leads you to replace an expensive couple of parts then explain to the customer its still not fixe... Trouble codes: P0103 (Maf high voltage input), P2229 (Baro high input), P0328 (Knock sensor circuit high).
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2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR32E07
I am going to close this request to avoid negitive feedback. I would like to thank all who responded, at this time I belive it is the pcm is bad but the customer is getting the run a round from the dealer saying they can not duplicate the problem. I can get it... Trouble codes: P043E, P443, P2401, P2402, P2419.
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