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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4F2CZ941X5
Customer is a used car lot. This is a problem child car. The main complant is the car fall flat on its face when accelerating from a stop. It also gets horable fuel economy. It also has a very long cranking time before starting. Car runs fine one you get it u...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Hesitation, spark knock VIN: 1N4BA41E64
The car arrived 2.5 quarts low on oil. The oil was also filthy. I did an oil change with 0- 30 synthetic. The 2 codes were pending. I then cleared the codes and saved the scan data and freeze data. Driving the car, it has absolutely no power at all, and starts... Trouble codes: P0011 (valve timing B1), P0021 (valve timing B2)
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1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Emissions VIN: JF1SF6350X
This car came to me with a failed emissions test, I did a visual inspection and did not see anything, No codes in the computer, pulled one spark plug on each bank and they looked good they were not black at all! performed a BG fuel system cleaning and it faile...
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2006 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BL67636
Customer states CEL came on first thing this morning so he drove to our shop. DTC P2009 Intake Manifold Runner Control Circuit Low (Bank 1) Diagnostics seems too simple in All-Data? It states "check Voltage at both wire connectors (connector unplugged) of Tum... Trouble codes: P2009 (Intake Manifold Runner Control Circuit Low Bank 1)
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2005 Suzuki XL-7 EX 2.7L Timing VIN: JS3TX92V25
Hello Everyone, This Suzuki came in on the hook with a crank/ no start condition. According to the customer she drove it home the night before and went to leave the next day and it wouldn't start. Long Story short I ended up Doing a compression test to find Al...
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2007 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L No Start, Hard start VIN: 2T1KR32E67
Thanks in advance for the help everyone. Customer is a traveling salesman, states that car starts fine in the morning, makes a 25-30 minute trip to a garage for a sales call and after the time spent in with his customers he returns to the car and it will not s...
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2008 Toyota Sequoia SR5 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZY64A28
Hello fellow techs, We have this Tundra with a code p2443, we have tested and found 1)that the air injection pumps are working,2) we have a failing air pump control valve,part of a two piece set and 3) there is a TSB reffering to water intrusion damaging the p... Trouble codes: P2443 (Secondary air injection valve stuck closed)
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2008 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV64E18
We went back in and found the tensioner was extended as Delaney had suggested. We marked the position of the timing components to the block and when we installed a new chain, found that the Bank 1 sprocket was off by about a tooth, but just the Bank 1 cam, Ban... Trouble codes: P0011.
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1988 Mazda B2200 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: JM2UF1130J
i replaced the thermostat with a factory one and the fan clutch. it brought the temperature to the proper level. all of this was to get the heater to work properly which once i knew i had the right heat turned out to be the blend door lever had broken also. bu...
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L p1491 VIN: 1N6ED26T21
I did fix this with a new genuine Nissan vacuum cut solenoid. Vacuum lines are clear, there is not charcoal particles in system. Monitors ran and it passed emissions inspection. You can't always depend on Alldata having accurate wire diagrams. Thank you for ta...
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