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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L suspension VIN: 5FNRL18603
customer complained of a clunking rattling noise when driving on unsmooth roads. heard the noise on road test and sounded like a strut or link noise do to the milage and tire wear we replaced the struts with mounts, both sway bar links and frame bushings. well...
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L oil leak VIN: 5FNYF18645
Customer concern was oil loss. Inspection found oil leaking from torque converter bolt access cover at bottom of the bell housing. Removed transmission and replaced the rear main seal. Seal was worn in comparison with the new seal. New seal was OEM from Honda....
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L rotors
This vehicle came in with front backing plates rubbing on rotors when braking. Rear rotors were heavily rusted and backing plates were rusted and half gone as well, but did not hear any grinding, etc, from rear. Customer wanted to do new rotors and pads in fro...
2010 Infiniti G37 3.7L No Start VIN: JN1CV6AP1A
I have this 2010 g37. Tow it to my shop from the auction so i had no repair history on it. Crank but won't start, fuel pressure is good at 51 psi,compression all good at 175 psi, no spark and inj pulse, i disconnect the crank sensor and it start under limp mod...
2002 Isuzu FTR 7.8L ride control VIN: 4GTK7C1362
changed both shocks, both tie rod ends,, draglink, both suspension spring, new spring bushings. new wheels and tire. wheel balanced. both king pins changed.
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L high idle VIN: JTHBF30G42
I am not sure what to do with this car. Once in while it will rev to 2,500 rpm and stay there. When this happens the temp gauge goes to zero. It revs sometimes, just when the car has been idling, with no one in the car! Any suggestions would be helpful. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2006 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L alternator VIN: 4F2YZ02Z16
here is what i got on this one, charging volts 10.5 to 12.7, no dtcs , at the alt. pin 3 12v, pin 1 ohms good to pcm , pin 2 ohms good to pcm,no voltage drop on charging cable, battery light works but does not illuminate except for key on test, scan data shows...
2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Lower intale manifold VIN: 1N6ED27Y24
Wondering if anyone has run into this problem and has a good answer... I have to change a knock sensor on this truck and have the upper intake removed. I removed the 4 bolts and 4 nuts on the studs from the lower and cannot get the manifold to budge. Alldata h...
2004 Subaru Forester X 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG63644
Good evening all, and thanks for taking time to read this for us. we are STUMPED! car was brought to us for head gaskets leaking oil and coolant. it ran beautiful. no codes etc... i removed the heads and had them sent to the machine shop we use for all this st... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft position sensor a range/performance)
2009 Subaru Forester X 2.5L 1-2 Hard Shift VIN: JF2SH61669
I have a 2009 Subaru Forester with a 2.5 (non-turbo) and automatic transmission. I am having a problem with a hard 1-2 shift (shock). I have replaced the fluid with Subaru fluid (I did not change the filter, bec. this requires bleeding of the solenoids.) I'm t...
1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L temp gauge , speedo , ac blower motor altonator VIN: 4TAVL52N3X
hi to every one this the first time I ask for help,thanks for all the help in advance . another tech change the alternator on this truck for a no charge , he also found the gauge fuse burned , the customer picked up truck after a 4 days the gauge fuse burned a...
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E82
OK I give up. 02 Corolla keeps setting code P0171. I've done all the usual stuff. Replaced MAF and Front O2 with dealer parts.Smoked intake (no leaks) but replaced gasket anyway. Replaced PCV and Spark plugs. Removed all injectors and inspected them, and did f... Trouble codes: P0171
2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L window motor VIN: JTEEP21A76
The body shop replaced the door skin on the drivers door, window motor would not calibrate, motor was moving very slow so we got a new motor from Toyota and installed. The motor function was normal but when put through the cal procedure it only had auto up. Ch...

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2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NGED27Y24
Up-Date on this frontier, customer never returned with vehicle the PO328 & PO456 never came back after clearing ??? strange thing ? and we know for sure that the truck did not go anywere else. thanks for all the advise & ideas JOEA Trouble codes: P0328, P0456.
2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Surge VIN: JF1SF63592
thank you all who helped me make a determination that the idle air control motor was the problem. it seemed that the worse the problem got the hotter the iac motor got . hi heat from hi resistence ,sluggish movement . a rather pricey part but with more of you ...
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L No Start VIN: 5TDBA22C74
I agree with George. After talking to the customer, they told me the night before she had locked her keys in the car and when getting them out the alarm/antitheft had activated. After doing some digging, it's know for the antitheft to activate within a day o...
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