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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L tranny or differential VIN: 2HNYD18663
I'm stumped. My problem occurs after driving my truck on the highway for about 30 minutes. While driving at about 60mph and higher up a slight grade with steady pressure on the gas with the tranny in lockup and not downshifting the truck will start to make wha...
2009 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L fuel gauge VIN: KMHDU46D09
First of thanks in advance for any help. Furl gauge does not work on this vehicle. Have done the test in [...] with the test light and it does light when you put it across the wires for sending unit but the gauge does not come up to full like it says it sho...
2006 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGE123X6
Hello everyone and thanks for taking the time to look at this. Got a very strange one here. We got this vehicle at 133000 miles with a rod knock, very minor. Removed and rebuilt engine. Installed engine and everything was perfect. Vehicle ran great, no check e... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0301, P0303, P0304
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT3HN87RXX
truck brought in to us with complaint of no power on hard acceleration, found that was bogging at 3/4 to full throttle as if running out of fuel, initial testing there are no codes stored at all, can reproduce every time, customer explained history of all new ...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L No Start VIN: 5TELU42N76
truck would intermittently not start would have no spark and no injector pulse scan tool does not so any injector on time when it does not start, last time I tried to test I had no communication with immobilizer I pull the key out and put it back in communicat...

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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L Variable cams VIN: 5NMSH13E78
After trying to rule out the sealing intergrity of the replaced OCV, and no change, I attempted to remove that solenoid to see if I could see some sort of defect or restriction in it, but without removing the upper and lower intakes, it would not clear. I rei...
2007 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: LM1BK32F97
Thanks for all of the replies. I had to return the vehicle to the customer. I was hoping for her to return before I had to close the report. The issue is still unresolved.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: JN1CA31A6Y
Thanks everyone for the help. Sorry this took so long but with the holidays and the snow, been real busy. Replaced the throttle body with a used one and car idles fine. Removed the ecm to check inside for the burnt chip, and didn't find anything. Reinstall...
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic 2.5L engine VIN: 4S4BP61C87
I am going to post this car as fixed, although the customer wants the engine swapped out. The valves are definitely not sealing to the seats and THEY ARE NOT BENT. ALSO, I NEVER CHECKED THIS CAR PRIOR TO PULLING IT IN MY BAY, so I do not know if it has spark...
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