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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96684
This Civic has a trouble code p0497: EVAP system low purge flow. I found a 0.0 volt reading in live data from the FTPS (fuel tank pressure sensor). Upon testing, I have confirmed that the sensor is good. Fuel filler cap removed, KOEO, there should be 2.5 volts... Trouble codes: P0497 (Evap system low purge flow)
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Misfire VIN: KM8SB82B01
Could use a little help with this 01 Hyundai Santa Fe with the 2.4 4 cylinder engine. Car runs great when it's cold but once it warms up, we're losing one coil pack which of course takes out two cylinders. It sets PO350 code. I've tried switching coils (they a... Trouble codes: P0350
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Surge VIN: JF1SF63592
extreme idle response with the a/c on. no problem with a/c off. the idle will surge over 1600 rpms at idle in park when the compressor kicks on . slow to return to 1000 rpms . in drive it feels like the cruise is on . both cables at the throttle body have slac...
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L engine overheated VIN: 4S4BP62CX6
Out of town customer towed in after severe overheating. No compression, removed plugs & coolant present in cylinders. Add coolant in radiator, immediately runs out back two cylinder holes. Obviously blown heads. I've been doing auto repair for 30-yrs and polic...
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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JS3TD62V3X
Engine is making noise out of Timing Chain area. I am wondering if when you do these you need to pull engine or if any one has been able to quiet these chains down with out the 17hrs flat rate to do. Also who makes the most reliable kit. Thank you for taking ...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R2Y
customer came in with emmissions failure. p0420. i replaced cats verified fuel trims and car went out. came back a month later with p1135, p1130,(afr heater circuit failure) p0171 (lean bank 1). replaced sensor ratios went to normal. soon after the converter c... Trouble codes: P0420
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2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L a/c VIN: 5TDZT38A34
Vehicle came in for a/c check.Pretty new looking compressor.Rattling like crazy and high pressures indicated restricted condenser.Performed major a/c overhaul replaceing everything but the hoses.This thing doesn't cool worth a crap and my high side is at 300 a...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L cylinder VIN: 5N1ED28Y61
DISTRIBUTOR REPLACEMENT WAS BAD.DID LIKE IATN MEMBER,PULLED THE DISTRIBUTOR,TOOK PLASTIC COVER AND CLEANED IT UP,AFTER START UP HAD TO TAP HOUSING AND ENGINE IDLE BACK TO NORMAL AND TACH QUIT JUMPING.ALL ISGOOD.TOLD CUSTOMER HE HAD TO GO BACK FOR WARRANTY ON D...
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2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Suspension VIN: 1N4AL21E19
Thank you for all of the replies. I replaced the strut mount assemblies and the noise is gone. It would be interesting to see how many of these have the same problem with the safety recall that is available.
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2013 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L R side air bag VIN: JTEZU5JR5D
Thanks to all that responded. This vehicle hasn't returned so will update this when I do the repair.
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