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2007 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 5NPET46C07
We just got this car from the auction not running had a bad battery and alternator. But now when running it makes a knocking noise and is setting a code p0011 timing over advanced. Checked oil control valve tested ok not stuck and open and closes ok. Noise sea...
2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L Ride control VIN: JTJBT20X63
Vehicle came in for a rough ride noticed suspension was down tried adjusting pulled codes starting researching we have called identifix 6 times no power from ecu to relay or air compressor we can power up compressor but vehicle still doesn't respond cleared co...
1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Ok this car is driving me nuts I have tested spark competition fuel pressure injector pluses with light all good went as far as swapping plugs wires injectors and the same thing over and over #2 cyl miss fire I removed egr valve look for carbon build up looks ...
2006 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L throttlebody VIN: 1N6BD06T66
I had a 2006 Frontier come in for a routine tuneup and throotle body cleaning, and when we finished, the idle started surging up and down between 1200 and 2000 rpms. We have done accelerator relearn and thottle relearn about 5 times, with no change in idle qua...
1985 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT4RN66SXF
I really needs some help on this truck that Customer just purchased and don't know anything about it, when first came was running rough and misfire from clogged injectors and dirty fuel tank, I did replace injectors, fuel regulator, clean up tank and fuel line...

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2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, poor shifting VIN: 1N6AD06U36
Well, Vehicle is still at the shop after installing new ecm. What I did find out is when the airbag module is disconnected, I am able to communicate with the Engine and Transmission Ecm. So will try another airbag module and keep you guys updated. Thanks Trouble codes: U1000.
2010 Suzuki Kizashi SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2RF9A30A
Well turns out car was in a collision on right front. A chunk of the valve cover was knocked into the timing chain... Chain jumped 2 teeth.. Boss opted to put customer in new car and send this one back to the auction... Thanks for all the help... Trouble codes: P0016.
2009 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Transmission VIN: 5TEPX42N89
Anthony from Australia has seen this problem before with these Toyota transmissions and has confirmed what I've found out the hard way. If you hear a whine and find NO obvious problem with the bearings, replace the input gear AND the counter (cluster) gearset....
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