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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
2008 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L oil pan VIN: JNKCV64E08
Good morning. I am looking for some repair information on this Infiniti. I need to replace the intermediate oil pan assembly and was wondering if anyone has done one or what is the best way to replace. Does the timing cover need to come off or is it just strai...
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Lacks power VIN: 4N2XN11TXY
This quest lacks power under load. I'm suspecting a restricted front cat. Convertor. What should the temperature difference be between the front & rear of a cat. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L Abs VIN: JS3TX92V22
Vehicle came here from another dealer. Complaint is ABS pump runs whenever brake pedal is applied and vehicle is moving. Scanned and found trouble codes for all 4 wheel speed sensors. (C1022,C1025,C1032,C1036). Cleared codes and all went away. On a road test p...
1986 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L eng VIN: JT4RN63S0G
Toyota guys I have this 1986 22re engine new head rebuilt short block burns so much oil in back two cylinders it fouls the plugs pull t-body oil is coming out of pcv tube and coming in the intake in back part of upper intake has anyone saw this before and what...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation VIN: JT3HN86R2X
Hello everyone, I have a 4Runner that has a TRD supercharger on it. It came in and had both oxygen/air-fuel sensor bad, replaced them. All was good. Customer drove it for a week and then MIL came on. P0171 codes in current, historic and pending. Smoke test no ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean code)
2013 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L torque steer VIN: 5TDJK3DC8D
this minivan has a torque steer problem at medium pull to the left but the steering wheel pulls slightly to the seems very strange.any help please let me know.we did do a alignment. camber, sai and caster are is also a all wheel...

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2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPET46C29
hello all, thanks for the info we fixed the car in question turned out the map we installed from dealer was bad got a new one and problem is solved Trouble codes: P0106, P0132.
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17N64
Sorry for the delay. The ignition coils and the new catalytic converter fixed the issue. Trouble codes: P0300, P0661, P0456.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA31D4Y
After further questioning of the customer we were informed that he had replaced the harmonic balancer a few weeks before with a junkyard balancer.We were also told that the day before the no start that it had back fired a couple times.The junkyard balancer out...
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D95
I think the Tim's from Wisconsin and the other Mass air flow people are right, with the IAT and ECT so far apart it was over fueling cold ,when warm or hot it would start right up ,we clean the maf and now it starts just fine .Although the pulse width is still...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L Cylinder Head Gasket VIN: JTEBU17R74
Thanks for all the advice! I finished the truck on Friday and everything went as planned. It was a whole lot of teardown, even more than I expected, but because of the advice, that it could be done without dropping the oil pan, I got it fixed. Thanks again!!!
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L vsc light on VIN: JTEBU14R64
Thanks for all the replies and most were dead on. I was able to borrow a genisis from a friend and a yaw rate code was present. Customer had 2 recalls to be done on vehicle so they went ahead and recalibrated sensor for a reasonable 40 dollars. Everything fixe... Trouble codes: P0156.
2011 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L cam timing VIN: 4T1BF3EKXB
Thanks for all of your input guys. What I found was, after calling a friend at a toyota dealer, who told me to check the exh cam bearing, I noticed the bearing was installed upside down, and the oil passages were blocked. This was making the exhaust cam una...
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