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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L oil in oil VIN: 1HGCG32662
Used car dealer brought in vehicle which they had sold. Oil in water and customer said bad headgasket. Not really any oil in coolant. It had lots of water in oil and water in all 4 cyl. (Not a lot in cylinders but definitedly water as pistons cleaned and would...
2001 Suzuki Vitara JX 1.6L Coil Spring VIN: 2S3TD52V31
I cannot find front replacement coil springs-OE or aftermarket. Some A/M rears are available, but didn't find fronts. I also checked used. Wanted to see if anyone has run into this lately. I also checked for a Tracker a few months back. Vehicle needs a lower c...

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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L intermittent starts
Turned out to be the head gasket. Sometimes cars drive me crazy. Thanks for all the suggestions. None of the typical symptoms were present at first, but the more the customer drove the car after initially having me look at it, the worse it got. started overhea...
2001 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2ZN15T81
will close this for now. can't see knock sensor voltage on my verus and it don't show O2 voltage. Snap on is poor information on Ford Mazda and now I see Nissan data stream is poor. Owner will bring back soon but don't have much money to do this with. Thanks a... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor B1 problem), P0140 (O2 low activity B1 S2).
2009 Nissan Murano LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ18W39
A few of you guys hit the nail right on the head with your replies about the rear timing cover gaskets leaking oil internal. After replacing cover gaskets, solenoids operate properly and no more engine light. Thanks again for all the help! Trouble codes: P0011 (Intake valve timing control perform b1), P0021 (Intake valve timing control perform b2).
1992 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Check engine light. VIN: JT2VK13E3N
I have replaced the knock sensor subharness and still had ccode 55 (comes on immediately). . Rechecked both bank 1 and 2 harness to body ground and shielding contact to actual circuit, tested good. Also performed a loaded voltage drop test using a brake light...
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