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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53882
VTEC operation does not work on this car. using my VERUS to perform function test it will boot me out saying "possible causes; VTEC SOL V short, oil leak from VTEC sol, VTEC oil pres sw intermittent open, VTEC oil pres sw loose terminal" Now we all know that ... Trouble codes: P1259 (Vtec malfunction)
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2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0L water pump VIN: 2HGFA55517
I am posting this to ask how you get to the bolts on a water pump for this car. I had to remove the right side engine mount, mount brackets, drive belt auto tensioner, and alternator to get to all the bolts of the water pump. I got the hard bolts at the front ...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KMHDN45D32
I need help guys...This car cuts out randomly and looses communication with scanner when this happens. Starts right back up. it happens at idle and sometimes stalls and high way speeds. the tach will fall and check engine light will come on but no codes. I gen...
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, low power VIN: KNDUP13285
According to customer this kia starts to lose just about all of its power however it wont skip or pop. The van was able to go only about 10mph It will only do it in about a 20 min drive after it sits a half hour it will act like normal. This has happened 3 tim...
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2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 4A4MM21S77
vehicle does not want to start after filling it up with fuel. never acts up otherwise. you put gas in till it clicks off and even if you stop it before the pump shuts off when you go to start it, it will kind of start and immediately stall. then it will just c...
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2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Mounts? VIN: JN8AZ08W24
HI there everyone and thanks for the help and advice on this one. I have this Murano in that makes an intermittent electric motor running type of whirring noise from under the hood. The noise occurs for a few seconds whenever you turn the key on or when you co...
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2007 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Speedometer VIN: 5N1BV28U17
Vehicle came in with an intermittent condition of speedometer no dropping below 40mph. It will go up from there, but consequently is not reading properly. checked for codes, none present at this time. Thinking cluster, but wanted to get other opinions on which...
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L Timming belt tensioner VIN: 4S3BH67543
Timming belt tensioner bolt breaking.Cause sevre engine damage twice. Has anyone seen this before.Replaced first time OE bolt and the second time With a grade 12 bolt.Came back today bolt broken. Engine damage again. HELP
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1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKAY21D5R
THANK YOU FOR THE RESPONSES EVERYONE. HELP IS GREATELY APPRECIATED. I TOOK THE TIMING COVERS OFF AND FOUND THAT THE KEY HOLDING THE CRANKSHAFT SPROCKET WAS SHAVED OFF AND THE SPROCKET SPINNING WHENEVER IT WANTED TO. OF COURSE TIMING WAS WAY OFF. THANK YOU AGAI... Trouble codes: 55 (System ok).
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L p1140 VIN: JN8DR09Y21
TRUCK IS NOW AT THE DEALER , CUSTOMER SAID WE WERE TAKING TOO MUCH TIME , DEALER HAS HAD IT FOR TWO WEEKS NO ANSWER , CUSTOMER SAID SHE WOULD LET ME KNOW THE OUTCOME
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D12
Thank to all who replied. There was some great info passed along to me that really helped. The root cause of this Maxima's problem was the alternator. I finally caught it with my scanner. The charging system voltage would hit 17 volts and the PCM would go nuts... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle to high), P0128 (Coolant temp), P1147 (O2 sensor), P0733 (3rd gear), C1109 (ABS battery voltage low).
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1989 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start, Stall, Diesel conversion VIN: JT3FJ62GXK
I got some use full info. from group. I decided to send to diesel shop that had experience with the engine. Me with no books, or information and finding parts it was a losing proposition... i'm done beating my head against the wall for no reason.
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