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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Engine VIN: 19UUA5642X
Vehicle has noticable rumbleing vibration when sitting at idle in gear [ drive or reverse ], it sounds and feels like worn motor mounts. All mounts were replaced less than 5,000 miles ago, problem was worse before mounts replaced but replacing mounts did not t...
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2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L misfire VIN: KNDMB23326
I have here a problem child sodona 06 3.8,, misfires cyls 1 & 5. Tried plugs and swaping coils around no help. Went back and replaced 1 & 5 injectors no help..?? seems to run ok exept at idle in gear. And sugestions. It has 109,000mi
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L fuel gauge, Speedometer, instrument cluster VIN: JA4NW51S63
This vehicle came in with the speedometer and fuel gauge not working. The temp, tach, door ajar light, 4x4 light, and all other lights work fine. My question is, is there anything common to these vehicle's like a connector that fails or a circuit. Before I r...
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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L timing cover noise VIN: 1N4BL11E65
Car came in with a whining noise under hood. Found noise to be coming from behind timing cover. Replaced secondary timing chains and tensioner shoes. Tensioner shoes worn down almost all the way. Primary chain tensioner not fully extracted and tensioner guid w...
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2005 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1N6BD06T85
can anyone help please. Inherited this problem from another garage. Trouble codes: U1000
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1993 Toyota T100 SR5 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4VD20C3P
This truck got me asking IATN world for help. Guy wants to go hunting & this is his truck. he explanes to me that his Toyota likes to stall. Customer tried to install a fuel filter, broke the filter and caused a leak. so now my tern. first fixed the fuel leak,...
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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DB1650L
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED. I FOUND THE PROBLEM YESTERDAY AND WANTED TO WAIT A DAY TO MAKE SURE THE CAR DIDN'T RETURN. THE CUSTOMER HAD GIVEN ME A LIST OF COMPONENTS THAT HAD BEEN REPLACED BY EITHER A PREVIUOS TECH OR HIMSELF AND HE TOLD ME THAT NONE OF ... Trouble codes: 03 (Map sensor).
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58XXW
Lots of good ideas here pointing towards wiring issues, cam timing problems, and air leaks. No problems were found. At one point the original PCM was reinstalled for testing and it popped up a P0130 i think it was: B1S1 circuit malfunction, data stream showed ... Trouble codes: P0101.
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1996 Mazda B2300 2.3L Blowing #24 fuse VIN: 4F4CR12A0T
I found a wire on the starter relay circuit that had rubbed against the firewall causing the short. Thank you to everyone for your help.
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L pings VIN: JN1DA31A63
Thanks for all of your helpful replies. We tried a new MAF sensor. It was no help as was the costumer for not leaving the car with us till we fixed it. He had to pick it up every night. Hard to consontrate on a problem like this. We did find the timing did flu...
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2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Extended crank time VIN: JTMBK31V48
Well guys, the fix ended up being a new battery, just as Kevin mentioned in his reply! The old one tested bad with the Midtronics tester and with the old carbon pile load tester. Slower than normal cranking was the first thing I noticed when I went out to star... Trouble codes: P0230.
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