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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 1HGEM21971
we are changing valve seals on this civic. what tool is out there to take off the valve springs. the valves are too close to the spark plug tubes. thanks
2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L ac compressor always on VIN: 1HGFA16886
2006 Honda civic ac is always on have replaced compressor last summer due to clutch came apart, then customer brought back with cooling issue. replace expansion block cause low side pressure seemed to be restricted. now ac will not turn off with command from c...
2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L cyl head
My question is not how to fix it. Cause I already know that I have to pull the rear head and check the valves. I was unable to get any fuel trims that are acurate since the a/f sensors are completely covered in carbon. Not to mention it would not run with eith...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L battery VIN: 1YVGF22C61
Need help on this one guys. About between 2-6 days battery is going dead. Sometimes it will sit for 2 days and than not crank over and sometimes it will be 6 days. Cannot catch the draw in the act however. Can let it sit all day with amp clamp recording on lab...
2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D36
Car came in with code, runs fine, back probed connector to watch wave form looks ok but not really sharp on upward slope, removed sensor, reluctor on cam is not damaged and looks clean/normal, checked resistance to ground for sensor, 1.6 ohms, checked resistan... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Problem B1)
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Start stall start stall VIN: JT4RN93P9R
Vehicle towed in for stalled on road.Engine will start and stall everytime,Almost like theft system on GM vehicle have tested spark,fuel pressures,compression,timing and injector pulse.All are good.Have no codes not sure what issue is any help greatly apprecia...
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Water Pump VIN: 5TDZT34A61
Vehicle overheating, upper hose and upper part of radiator hot, along with engine temp , lower hose after t/stat cool along with lower part of radiator.
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1BE46K17
The complaint is vibration at idle. Confirmed vibration at idle in drive with A/C compressor engaged. This is not a hybrid. Initial inspection was brake torque engine seemed to move excessively in drive. In reverse not so much movement. Engine shakes in revers...

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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L hybrid batt VIN: JHMES95644
Ok so I found a RC battery charger and charged individual cell packs 3 or 4 times at first it took 30 to 40 minutes per pack to charge complete then it only took about 10 minutes each, all charged uniformly. I then moved cell packs around in order to change ce...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Misfire
The vehicle returned and we re-tested and found that there was a leak in the intake gasket at cylinder 3 that only showed up on cold start when the car sat all night in cold temperatures. As soon as the car (engine) warmed up, the metal and gasket would expand... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder misfire cylinder number 3).
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG73D78
I looked at PCM data and found 30 degrees actual cam position and 0 degrees desired cam position on both banks at idle.The codes would reset immediately.The front upper timing cover is easy to take off on this vehicle so I got #1 on TDC,removed cover and foun... Trouble codes: P0016 (CKP-CAM [...] A), P0018 (CKP-CAM [...] sensor A).
2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L selecter shaft VIN: 5TEMU52NX5
well this truck is going to the dealer for repaires I thought it was a shift cable but it is internal thanks Jim for your input
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20UX6
Thanks for all the replies but Carolyn and Gary you are my tech of the week, I would like to thank John, Michael, and Ralph you all had good input. This one turn out to be a defective fuel sending unit and out of gas Check the fuel pressure had no pressure, bu... Trouble codes: P0A0F, P0571 (Brake switch circuit A), P0607 (Control Module Performance), P3110, P3193 (Fuel Run Out).
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