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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L intermittent starts
customer thought he needed a head gasket because he was losing coolant. car never overheated. compression test on all 4 cylinder were 150. spark strong on all four. pressure tested cooling system and found loose clamp on radiator hose causing coolant loss. oil...
2004 Isuzu N NPR-HD 6.0L Starting VIN: 4KLB4B1U74
Vehicle does not crank. Evaluated wiring schematic for both power distribution and starter circuit. Found lack of ground signal from PCM to Starter Relay. Wiring from ground starter relay to PCM is good. If we ground the ground wire (yellow wire) between the P...
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73344
Customer brought this car to me and states that it stalled while driving, I have been unable to duplicate this concern. I have done some research and found this seems to be common how ever there seems to be no particular part failure ( Google search) The custo... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap system vent control)
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L engine stall and early shift cold VIN: 1N4DL01D81
After starting the vehicle if put in gear after 3 seconds it stalls if cool enough (under 70 deg f) if warmed up slightly to 85 deg or so it will shift threw all gears and lock up tcc before 20mph. Kinda lost on this one any suggestions would help thanks.
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L spark VIN: 4S4BP68C85
vehicle wrecked right front towed to shop. won't start has spark on both cylinders on drivers side. pulled plugs passenger side both fouled no spark from coils. new coil no spark. tested have power and ground at connecter. crank engine and have power no change...
1979 Toyota Pickup 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: RN42010430
Vehicle runs great, sometimes for a week, but will just die while driving. Found no fuel going through venturi and imagine the same for the idle circuit, but will get fuel through accelerator pump circuit. Will run if you pump the gas, but will not stay runnin...

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2000 Isuzu N NPR-HD 4.8L master cyl. VIN: JALB4B141Y
customer was to let us know if problem returned. have not heard from him. thanks for your time everyone
2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Vvt Actuator VIN: JM1BK34L67
thanks to all that replied the vehicle is back together and running good placed the vvt actuator at 3 o clock position drove 10 miles all is good thanks again to everyone!!!
1999 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4S3BK4254X
Thank you all for your replies. Replaced 2 cam sprockets and crank sprocket, along with timing belt package. Subaru had them all in stock. According to them, they all have different part numbers for a California emissions vehicle. However the crank sprocke... Trouble codes: P0340.
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L #3 cylinder VIN: JF1SG63677
thanks for all your responses, turned out to be head repair, guides were bad. by your direction I could see the problem after dropping the exhaust. The job was a little bit difficult assembling the heads for the first time. Thanks again for all your help ...
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZK23C87
Sorry all but I can't get the customer to come back to finish this one. Thank you to all who replied...Keep wrenchin' Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass or Volume Air flow circuit range/performance problem).
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