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2006 Honda Civic Si 2.0L No Start VIN: 2HGFG21516
car came on hook cranks no start.ck for dtc none. checked spark ,inj pulse both ok.checked gounds g101 ok. when cranking will pop through intake.removed valve cover to ck cam timing(has DOHC with chain) but cant find much info. on mitchell for cam to crank tim...
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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L transmission VIN: JACDJ58X92
The Truck Was Towed in for no forward or reverse. Fluid was full. Removed Pan and Found lots of metal. Replaced Trans with used unit Truck test drove fine. 1 week later towed back for no forward gears. If I press winter mode switch the truck will move. I unplu...
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L brake booster VIN: KNDJC733X4
Morning everyone, for all of you that have been in this business long enough to see your hair turn grey,any thoughts would be appreciated and for any one else please chime in, as we should always be looking to learn. Now lets proceed. A freind of mine brought ...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2XN11TXY
Vehicle originally came in for BRAKES... Upon backing it out, it died repeatedly, and customer decided to leave it for diagnostics. Apparently the vehicle had already been doing this. Vehicle has left and come back, customer decided they want to spend some mon... Trouble codes: P1105 (MAP/Baro out of range)
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2008 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Behind Dash VIN: 3N1AB61E18
This car making humming or buzzing noise after warm up period with blower motor running. When engine cold it runs quiet until warms up. Seems like noise coming from blower motor. Has anyone came across like this? Please shed the light. Appreciated much/Charles...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L readiness monitor VIN: 4S3BH67562
I have a general question relating to the readiness monitors for this Subaru. We recently had a catalytic convertor efficiency DTC and performed an intake combustion chamber cleaning to see how the cats responded and possibly improved (we do this quite ofter w...
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JS3TX92V82
Hello customer complains about smelling fuel inside car when stopped and poor fuel economy i was only able to verify smell once and it is a gas smell. there are no leaks in fuel lines or exhaust and i have smoked the evap system and can not find any vapor leak...
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T91
Hello IATN team I'm writing hoping you can give a clue to find the fix to this problem. Very common code on these toyotas and most of the time is the air flow meter is dirty or the typical vacuum leak. But this celica has no leaks and the maf was replaced wit... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1)
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2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Drive-axles VIN: 5TDZA23C86
I have a slight wobble while accelerating and turning at the time. Usually at 20 to 30 mph. New tires, wheels straight,rechecked balance. Replaced axles with no change. Motor mounts and torque mount appear good. What am i missing? any suggestions. Thanks!
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2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Temperature Control VIN: JTMBK31V48
Greetings all, this Rav4 is owned by a very good customer who is always a little bit on the anal side. Everything gets done to an absolute perfect standard on his car, and I am OK with that. The issue with this little SUV is that the temperature control is muc...
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L heater VIN: 2HNYD18652
It is fixed and putting out 135 degrees at an idle and 150 degrees driving down the road at the 90 degree setting on the Automatic Temp Control panel. It was air trapped some where in the heater core. It goes to prove that you cannot assume you've seen it all ...
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCA21A6X
Sorry for not getting back I have been waiting for the customer to decide weather or not they want to invest in fixing this car. The repairs would be more than what the vehicle is worth hate to see customers invest money in a car thats not going to last much... Trouble codes: P0300, P1320.
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1997 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JF1GF4857V
Here we go, the third reman mass air flow sensor fixed it, I was a dealer guy for 25 years and never had this problem but the nearest Subaru dealer to me is 4 hours away, after driving the car those washed out cylinders cleaned up and my vacuum went to 18.5 in...
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2005 Subaru Legacy i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S3BL616X5
Well, the vehicle is fixed and runs well, but I didn't fix it. Thank you to all 16 who replied--you gave me valuable leads to follow and helped me to think clearly about this problem. Since both the MAF and MAP values were wrong, and since there were no c...
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