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1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L steering VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
I have owned this car for three years and during that time it performed flawlessly. Quite suddenly more than 2" of play appeared in the steering, when turning the steering wheel left or right. However, on occasion the play will disappear and the steering is co...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L belt for alternator
Sorry for no VIN, I'm at home. This wonderful car came in for no crank, no start. Had dead battery, alternator not charging. Went to remove alt, pivot bolt was seized in alt. Had to cut ear off alt to remove. Didn't notice until it was all cleaned up and rea...
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 5TDBK23C47
Starts and stalls after a few seconds. On the scanner the pulse width goes up as it stalls. It always starts right back up. The pulse width is about 3ms at idle and it goes up towards 8 as it is stalling. The MAF reading is about 8-9 grams per second stable as... Trouble codes: P0348

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2004 Honda Accord DX 2.4L Cam/Crank VIN: 1HGCM56114
Thanks to one and all who weighed in on this problem. Most of the replies I received confirmed my theory of a stretched timing chain. I haven't been able to confirm this due to the customer not returning. He'd mentioned getting rid of the vehicle. One other ...
1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Alternator VIN: 4S2CM58V9V
thank to all. I will call this is it fix, I scanned it even when the garage told me it was not code present, P1640 code PCM driver internal fault, checked power and ground at PCM all good, but this is my test to make the alternator to work. I connected my tes...
2003 Lexus GS300 3.0L Daytime running lights VIN: JT8BD69S33
Disconnecting the mirror had no effect. Multiple circuits stay energized with key off/out. It acts as if it never goes into sleep mode. Customer has decided not to put any more money into the car at 288K. Thanks for the replies guys!
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