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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5FNYF18406
vehicle came back to us running rough and both vtm 4 light and cel back on. found oil in all sparkplug holes. upon talking to customer we discovered that another shop had put head gaskets on 5 mos. ago. we replaced both valve cover gaskets and cleaned out spar... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L turbo VIN: JM3ER29397
We replaced noisy variable valve timing actuator (tsb 01-002/08)including oil change, and replaced a throttle body unit. I would have liked to have replaced the chain & guides also, but it was an extended warranty company paying, & we couldn't show any failure...
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Dash Lights VIN: JF1SF6550W
I have no dash lights. Here is what I've done so far. Power out of the illumination module on the violet wire all the way to the lights in the dash. Dash lights were removed and lighted. Black ground going to illumination module is 12 0hm to ground. Org/wht wi...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start
have voltage at both terminals at igniter. have fire at injectors. check engine light on. swaped ecm relay. the coil. cam sensor. crank sensor all read with in spec. it will start in about the tenth try. funny thing when I check coil fire at dist it will spark... Trouble codes: P0336
2005 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Engine
I bought this 2005 Camry with incredibly low miles (52,000 miles) has the worse engine vibration through the car, I assumed it was motor mounts. We replaced the front engine mount (the engine mount at radiator looks like its been there for a week or two, did n...
2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L battery VIN: 4T1BB46K97
Hi Hybrid gurus and fellows, It's our first hybrid ever to repair.Customer have MB and want us to take care of his Toyota also. This Camry Hybrid was towed from local Toyota dealer and they can't tell the customer what's wrong with the car. Car can't be start ...
2008 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L Generator VIN: 4T1BK36B78
Hello Toyota Techs. Vehicle came in not charging and battery light on. Charge battery and load test, Good. Replace Generator, same problem. Ck pwr from gauge fuse 10amp to generator good. Ck pwr to generator from 7.5 alt-s fuse good. Check output voltage at po...

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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L inner joints VIN: 5FNRL38646
Thanks to everyone who replied. I took about two weeks to track down a pair of axles that had a pretty good reputation trhough NAPA, but even these took a while to get. These are really hard to get at the moment and I never really got any good explainations as...
2007 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L air bag VIN: KMHCN46C87
The problem is in the seat as everyone has indicated but I am unable to get a matching one at this time (pin config or plug shape) I will definitely advise when completed.
2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L R/F Axle
This vehicle is fixed. It is a lot easier to get the clip in than out. I went in the differential w/ the straight up and down. Then just tilted it with some needle-nose pliers, and pushed it straight back into its machine groove in the differential. Axle c...
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse SE 2.4L Inj Pulse Coil Pulse Fuel Pump Pwr VIN: 4A3AK64F28
the immobilizer module was bad. disabling the fuel system. thanks for all the help.
2005 Nissan X-Trail LE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8BT08V65
I have opened the upper front cover and i see that the chain tensioneur are at the end of the shaft so the timing chain is streched and it need a new one .but the owner dont want to do the repair for the moment. Trouble codes: P0011.
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