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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Lifters VIN: 4S3BK4350T
tapping noise from left rocker cover removed rockers from left side of engine because all rockers had play with valves closed cranked engine with rockers removed and saw oil flowing from cyl head oil port...installed new lifters no noise for 50 miles now sound...

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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCG2251Y
Tim nailed it. It was the MAP sensor. I replaced the sensor and allowed the vehicle to sit over night again.(-20F) The engine started up with no issues. I had also installed a section of clear tubing on the purge line just to see if I had any fuel coming from ...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Misfire
This is definitely not a valve clearance problem because the misfire is "intermittent" and the engine idles very smoothly. All 16 valves clearance are within specification but the misfire still persist "intermittently" when cruising at highway speed. Misfire m... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (1 cyl. misfire), P0302 (2 cyl. misfire), P0303 (3 cyl. misfire), P0304 (4 cyl. misfire).
2010 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L seat belts VIN: 3CZRE4H54A
the body shop replaced everything but the clockspring and all is well. be carefull driving these new cars he barely hit this pole. 3000. bones and no body work was done. thanks for everyones help.
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1YVGF22C8W
I refferred customer to a business partner that may want the engine work. We have moved on to the Suspension and steering phase of training. Thanks for the help. We tested this car nine ways from Sunday and it all points to valves on #1` cylinder.
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28T6Y
Well the new distributor worked, this Xrerra is running like new. The Rich Porter distributors have always worked well for me despite those who preach OE only. The distributor was $244.00 & came with cap & rotor as well. Plus O'Reilly comes in 45 minutes & dea... Trouble codes: P0325, P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161.
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Stall VIN: 5N1ED28T44
This POS is fixed. It had a cracked fuel line in the tank. For those who offered constructive help I do thank you. To the others who feel the need to pollute the site with their snide comments, you know what I have to say...
2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L camshaft solenoid VIN: 3N1AB61E27
Well consider this one done. I broke the electrical coil off the solenoid, leaving 1/2 inch exposed. I then used a 7/16 bottom tap to thread the existing solenoid stuck in cyl head. I fashioned my own slide hammer and long(6 inch) bolt, and slowly pulled it...
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