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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Acts flooded VIN: 5FNRL18934
This vehicle came in with a no/hard start and acting flooded and, of course, only intermitently. Checked and found 153 confirmed fast fixes on Identifix for the PGM-FI relay. Found the relay and it smelled a little burnt. Replaced relay and the vehicle started...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L serp. belt VIN: 4S2CK58W9Y
It seems the simple ones eat you up sometimes. When this Rodeo is first started, it lets out a squak, not a squeak, from the belt. Kinda like the old Dodge diesel pick up, when you kill it. It is only when the engine fires up, only for a fraction of a second. ...
2006 Kia Amanti 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNALD12456
I got this beaut from another shop,who did all the work.The problem is the misfire.It has misfired for so long that it fried the cats,so they were changed.The weird thing is that when I kill the injectors with my Modis,cylinder 6 is the only one not showing a ... Trouble codes: P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire)
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L trans, diff? VIN: 4S3BG6851W
This is a car I just bought. Not sure whether there's anything wrong with it. It has a noise coming from the rear while driving so I put it on the lift and had someone operate the vehicle and the rear wheels, drive shaft and axles dont turn when operating the ...

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1993 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L Starter flex plate VIN: JH4CC2661P
Hello to all Technicians. Flex plate cracking has been resolved. Installation of a remanufactured torque converter resolved the flex plate breaking issue. Thanks to all for assisting me on this problem.
2006 Acura TSX 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: JH4CL96846
well decided to do another drain and fill in the tranny and added up a friction modifier and it did shift a lot better now customer is happy.
2002 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Turn signals VIN: 5N1MD28Y52
There is no trailer cnnection. I did the testig sugjested by Richard from mich. Thanks. When you jumper the power at the hazard switch, all four still flash in both directions. I will have to somehow locate and repair the shorted harness. Big thanks to all who...
1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4TARN13P3P
Thanks to everyone who helped me find the problem with the Toyota. This situation for me and many of you may have sound weird, complicated, and maybe dumb because apparently there was no relationship with the white smoke that exited from the tailpipe and the e...
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