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2008 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KMHDU46D98
calling all hyundai techs,just did a timing belt,waterpump and tensioner on this 2.0l elantra.now it has a high pitched/chirp/rattle noise that sounds like its coming from the timing area when under accel,light load,at about 1500 up to 2500 rpm,then goes away ...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L start fuse VIN: KNDJC73383
This Sorento intermittently blows the START fuse 10A. I have changed the starter believing that the starter solenoid would intermittently short out. I was wrong, that made no difference. It had a viper alarm/remote start system on it. I removed that thinking t...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ2224X
I have checked all wires to ecm from maf for continuity--all good--no shorts or opens. Ground and power are there, and good. My problem lies in the light green/black wire to MAF--only .043 volts, both at the ecm and MAF. with MAF plugged in, the vehicle will b... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF A ckt. low), P0103 (MAF ckt. high), P0113 (IAT snsr ckt. high), P1141 (testing and results)
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L no throttle VIN: 1N4AL11D65
Ok car was being driven on cruise control. Cruise set light began to blink and all throttle response was lost. Engine still idled fine. Shut engine off for couple minutes restarted and drove about a mile. Lost throttle response. Towed to shop. Engine started n... Trouble codes: P2135
1985 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT2AE83E9F
Got this old carbureted corolla here. When car is cold the engine runs pretty rough. Almost feels like a misfire or like one or two cylinders are weaker than the others. Engine will stall intermittently but it will run for the most part, just not very well. Th...
1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Timing VIN: JT4RN81A3M
This is my sons truck. Problem is, getting it to pass smog. when you set the timing to spec the truck barely runs and has zero power. wont make it around the block. I confirmed cam timing is correct and harmonic balancer is not slipped. At T.D.C the dot on the...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L vsc light on VIN: JTEBU14R64
As stated in repair history replaced o2 sensor and cleared code and all is well, i thought! cel has not returned but vsc and traction off lights still on.Using a generic scan tool to clear code with. Customer is a good friend and says lights came on when cel c... Trouble codes: P0156

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2005 Lexus RX330 3.3L rear tailgate autolift VIN: 2T2GA31U75
Thanks to all that replied, the customer declined further diagnostic time on this job. They decided to live with it not working. I did recommend that they take it to the Lexus dealer if they choose to fix it. The parts we suspected to be faulty were very expen...
2003 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED26Y63
After trying everything everyone suggested, plus some more, we found the problem when the truck started knocking. When we initially took the heads off, we realized it had not had the best of care - sludge in the valve covers, stuck rocker arms, etc. Apparent...
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