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2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L upper engine/heads VIN: 5NPEU46F76
The vehicle stalled while driving down highway. After 30 minutes of sitting it cranked up and ran but could hear what sounds like lifter tapping noise and the oil light on the cluster is on. After about 30 seconds the light goes off and the tapping noise goes ...
2012 Infiniti M37 X 3.7L battery VIN: JN1BY1AR2C
Hello people. I typically don't "get" to work on higher end vehicles like this, so their common problems elude me. A fairly regular customer has had this infiniti for a year or so. Recently, they've had to jump start it every time. Battery was original (its on...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D6Y
Car was towed in for a no start. Mirace of miracles, it starts for us when we go get it, but ran pretty bad. I checked the spark plugs, and they were black. So i clean them up, and rechecked spark output. It's got a yellow color to the spark line. But, car no...
2006 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5L transfer case VIN: JF1SG67666
I have a forester that is chattering on turn, I think it's coming from the transfer case. Feels like the astro vans did. Can I add any additive to the transmission to help this? If not can you change the transfer case or is it an assemble with the transmission...
1996 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Steering VIN: JT3HN86R5T
I replaced the steering rack due to leakage. Also replaced the outer tie rods and lower ball joints. This thing feels a little stiff in the middle and will not return all the way to center, stops returning about 45% before it reaches center. I have seen bindin...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Engine Swap VIN: 1NXBR18E1W
Need help from Toyota Techs. I have a 98 Corolla with a blown motor, piston slap. I had a good motor from a newer model corolla same engine code 1ZZ only difference is newer engine has VVT and coil on plug, current vehicle has coils & wires. I did a complete m...
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Engine VIN: 5TDZK23C67
First time we saw this vehicle it had a hole in the bank 2 valve cover and one of the cams was damaged. We put some oil in it and it ran. Replaced the valve cover and cam, but would misfire hard under load. Have new plugs, swapped around coils, send it to Toyo...

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2009 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L Starting VIN: 1N4AA51E69
We did the voltage checks to the steering lock module, and they were within specs, so we replaced the module, and the car now starts up correctly. The module did not have to be programed.
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