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2007 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1HGCM66577
This accord has what feels like a misfire on acceration. No codes found. Fuel pressure seems alright. You can floor it and it accelerates just fine with plenty of power but at slight throttle under light acceleration it sputters a little to get up to speed. On...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L no acceleration VIN: JNKCV51E63
This particular problem is confusing to us. I am not an expert on electrical diagnosis, but we have been able to figure out every car that has come in. Following the trouble tree in Mitchell loses me when it says to check components (can't check for voltages f... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass air flow), P0227 (Tps), P0226 (Tps), P1229 (5V sensor reference high or low), P0222 (App), P0221 (App)
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L engine VIN: JT8VK13T5P
customer opted for a replacement engine, my question is for you Lexus gurus, found engine for a 94 es300, I know there are some differences, can anyone tell me if this is a legitimate swap? Is there any way to make this work? Thanks
2008 Lexus RX350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2T2HK31U18
Vehicle came in today(2 weeks) after initial problem occured. Originally, car came in with a very intermittent misfire. Scope patters while here were pretty solid, I had enough dropouts of the IGT signal to justify the coil, as well as oxidation around the bas... Trouble codes: P0356, P0306
2008 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Intelligent Key VIN: 1N4BA41E98
After replacing the blower motor in this car the intelligent key system is not operating fully. I can lock and unlock the doors using the remote if I push the buttons on the remote. What I cannot do is use the small black button on the outside door handle to l...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L intake gasket VIN: JT3HP10V9V
Hi techs and happy new year. Looking for some expertise on this Rav 4, we need to do a intake gasket but after we looked up the job the mitchell claims we have to pull the engine. This is a all wheel drive vehicle and that seems to be the difference in the lab...

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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 1HGEM21971
Thanks for all your input. We fixed the problem by using an above head bar to release the valve springs. Used Snap-on Tool Universal Valve Spring Compressor Kit. Current tool tool kit number is YA9140B.
2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L Weight Sensing Propotioning Valve VIN: 5TEWN72N94
first, thanks to all who responded to this request. we will attempt to replace the rusted lines & possibly the valve if we cant get lines out or bleed the system.this seems to be the general recommendation from most of you. it's gonna be fun. thanks again
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