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2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPET46C29
hi all i have a 09 sonata that keeps tripping p0106 and p0132 codes we have not been able to duplicate the problem at the shop, customer says car will run very rough and chug then light comes on but this only has happened when customer has car scan data shows ... Trouble codes: P0106, P0132
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Steering gear VIN: KNDJD73394
Car came in with power steering leaks. We found the high pressure hose leaking and some fluid in the boots. Replaced rack wit Maval rack from W/Pac and replaced with OE hose. Now when the car is first starts everything works great but after driving for about 1...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L wheel bearing
Months back, customer came in explaining that he had previously installed L/F wheel bearing,now it is noisy and loose. We have done the second and third wheel bearing. This will be the fourth, scheduled for later in week. The second had came loose? and we over...
2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata SV 2.0L Preignition VIN: JM1NC25F18
Mazda techs, I have a 2008 Miata 2.0 that under snap throttle or under load has a spark knock. Vehicle came in with an overheating issue caused by a faulty head gasket, we replaced the head gasket aligned the timing with crank shaft holding tool and cam shaft ...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Install VIN: 4A4MN41S34
Putting this back together and the mechanic who took it apart is not around right now. Trying to figure the wire routing for the crank sensor.we see where the lower mounting hole is but can not figure the upper or which way it goes around the water pump. Simpl...
1976 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Cuts out VIN: HLS3028259
I'm looking for insight from anyone with past experience with the z cars as I am having difficulity finding good tests and specs for this car. Car returns after stitting 4 years with the same problem it was stored with. Vehicle owner is ready to restore it a...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BK4359X
This car is a crank no start condition. the check engine light does not illuminate and no communication with a scan tool. Power and ground okay at DLC. I replaced the main EFI relay (brown relay under dash drivers side) I have pinned out the ECM I have power, ...
1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L theft system VIN: JT3HN87RXV
Anti-theft system randomly goes off at inconvenient hours in middle of night or when sitting in parking lot at work during day. Occurs 2-3 times per week. VERY limited information available through ALLDATA or Identifix on this sytem. Have sent library requests...

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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L cylinder head end caps VIN: KNDUP13195
I found an oil drain hose under the cylinder head under the crankshaft was plugged with debris that I guess was from lack of regular oil changes. anyway cleaned it out and it fired right up. am now finishing the cleanup. gary... written by sam - any mechanica...
2008 Lexus RX350 3.5L Hesitation VIN: JTJHK31U28
found bad crank sensor,replaced with oem returned to customor and have had no comback or conplaints in passed 3weeks.thanks for the help and information
2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Dies in Drive VIN: 2T1KR32E63
This was a weird one for me. Checked resistance as per the diagnostic tree and resistances were good. Grabbed my power probe and for the heck of it checked to see what was on the wire both sides disconnected and there was 4.78 volts. So the wire somewhere w... Trouble codes: P0770 (p0773-), P0773.
2008 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Mechanical VIN: JTMBD33V28
HI Joe from Texas hit it on the head Decouple overrun pulley on altenator by removing the belt engine still had vibration but not as bad by replaceing the altenator the vibration was acceptable
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