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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.7L cam plug VIN: 1HGCE6649T
fixing an oil leak valve covers and cam plug in rear head on trans side. does any one know an easy way or trick to install the cam plug. it is easy to get to I just cant figure out how. to get it in . I have lubed it up and pushed with my fingers that didnt wo...
2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 2HGES16395
Having trouble with the auto tensioner on this Honda. We replaced the timing belt and tensioner, car came back in for engine noise, found t belt loose. Warranty t-belt and tensioner now the car is back again same problem all occurring in les than 10k. We are f...
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L valve shims VIN: JACDJ58X1X
Doing a valve job. Machine shop replaced exhaust valves and cleaned up the intakes and the seats. I am trying to do the valve adjust but i need shims.Local Honda dealer can only get 3 of the 16 that i need. My question to the mechanic world is, Does anyone hav...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D51
Will not hold a idle after replacement or MAF with code PO100. Trouble codes: P00, 100 (air fuel mixture improper)
2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L No Start VIN: 3N1AB51D85
Car came in with no start but cranks over. Plugged in Versus And turned key on. No communication. At around 5 minutes with key on ignition coils began to smoke. Checked ecm relay and had battery voltage on pin 7 at all times. Changed relay and pin 5 and 7 now ...
2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L a/c comp. VIN: 1N4AL21E49
Checked for power at comp. no voltage. Checked wiring found plug on top of dryer broken,is pressure switch. Installed new plug, wires had been touching each other, have between 4and 5 volts at pressure switch still no comp. Scan tool says a/c command yes with ...
2005 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GG68515
vehicle came to us from another shop.They replaced engine with a used one.code was present before engine swap.they had hoped it would go away after replacing engine for a connecting rod noise.original intake stayed with vehicle.cam sensor had been replaced wit... Trouble codes: P0340
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R6Y
death sentence on the cat.Want to better understand afr sensors and why the rear o2 sensor is showing the cat works. I start from cold,b1s2 o2 switches until operating temp then stays pretty steady around .5 v. MODE 6 READINGS are as followed...$01 cat monitor... Trouble codes: P0420
2008 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.5L Engine VIN: JTEDS42AX8
Have pulled timing cover 4x, timing chains are now in time according to the tsb photographs. Replaced crankshaft position sensor (toyota sensor), but code continues to return. Now have intermittent po340 & po325 codes. Any toyota techs run into this issue?

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2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
the timing was off but I did not fix it because the customer was not paying the labour cost to do it . Trouble codes: P0134.
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L belt for alternator
Thanks for all the replies. Most said that they had never had this problem and suggested that I try a longer belt. This made me very suspicious of this car and so I looked again. The tensioner for the alt was seized in the longest position which after ...
2007 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCM36C67
well it turns out that the new solenoid was not good,after replacing with another new one code went away. Trouble codes: P0012.
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Compressor VIN: JTJGA31U74
Thank you all for your help/replies. Some posts mentioned OEM clutch relay which we did use, the clutch relay on this year is built in to the relay block on the side of the fusible link box. we were not getting any a/c signal from the RPM/Lock Out sensor. The ...
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS 2.0L Stall VIN: JA3AU86U68
thanks to all the fix was a bend pin in the ckp senor that did not make contact . after i straighten it up all is well. thanks again Trouble codes: P0725 (ckp sensor).
1987 Nissan D21 2.4L wont rev VIN: 1N6ND11S7H
Frank from Texas hit it on the head for the rev issue. The junkyard harness was 2 wires short, so I changed everything. Vehicle still had a nasty surge at idle and the egr checked out. Victor from Trinidad was close on this as it indeed does have a leak at ...
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Compressor VIN: 1N4AL21E78
Thanks to all who replied - I decided to get an OEM compressor which fixed the problem. The aftermarket one's we used apparently have something different with the clutch coils vs the OEM. Once again I think it has something to do with IPDM.
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L cluster VIN: JTDBE32K23
After reading the replies to my post I started to wonder if 03 Camry's ever had a lighted in daylight dash. I found out they do not on that year so there was no problem with the vehicle. I asked the customer if the dash lights ever lit up and she said she coul...
2011 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L MIL Lamp on, inop tachometer VIN: 5TFKU4HN4B
Inoperative tachometer and speed sensor code was caused by technician error. Technician plugged aftermarket iphone connector into the tire monitor connector. The iphone device had a male and female connector end which got hooked up in series with the tire moni... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle Speed Sensor A), C1201 (Engine Control System Malfunction).
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