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2005 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGE516505
Vehicle was towed into shop with No Start complaint. Vehicle started on first attempt but appeared to have a irregular misfire. Pulled coils and plugs and found them to have light oil contamination where it appears someone had recently replaced valve cover gas... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0300 (Random/Multiple misfire)
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Evap leak VIN: KNADC12504
This vehicle has been in our shop mulitple times. We have smoked evap system multiple times. We can find no leaks and system hold pressure. Unsure where to go at this point. Have checked the fuel pump seal and all evap lines with no problems found. Any help wo... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap very small leak)
2008 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB23348
I believe I have just waited a lot of time on this van. The van came in for this P0018 code, scanner reading is -18 on bank 2 at idle. I can power the cam solenoid and it will advance up to +54, take the power away and it will return to -18 I removed the front... Trouble codes: P0018 (Crankshaft/ camshaft correlation bank 2)
2008 Suzuki XL-7 Luxury 3.6L airbag light VIN: 2S3DA41748
this vehicle was originally brought in for a battery draw. after diagnosis it was found that bcm was at fault. ordered bcm and sent to dealer for reprogram. vehicle returned, with draw fixed. however, airbag light was now on with code B0081 (sym of) as well as...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on, Lean Condition VIN: JTDBR32EX3
This car came in with a P0171 code indicating a lean condition. The long term fuel trim at idle was +25% and the short term varied between 2% and 3%. While watching the short term fuel trim on the live data with the engine running in closed loop I sprayed brak... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean Bank 1)
2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4.0L Surge VIN: JTEBU11F57
We have this 07 FJ Cruiser. It has the P0016 stored. I am reasonably certain the chain is stretched. It has a shudder at about thirty to forty miles per hour and I can't get it to do it at higher speeds. I am wondering if the stretched chain is causing this or... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam/crank correlation)

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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCG2255X
We asked customer for different key, brought us a key and still did not work, advised customer he will have to take to dealer to get new key programmed.
2007 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L Engine Noise VIN: KNDJE72307
Thanks to who responded, and replacing the Camshaft Timing Chains and guides was the correct fix. We questioned the amount of "slack" in the chains. After installing the new chains, we had zero slack. We also replaced the Timing Belt and water pump while we ha...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Right output seal VIN: 4T1BE32K33
The majority of the responses I received suggested checking for wear in the differential. The differential was checked and no excessive wear was detected, One tech suggested a repair sleeve on the CV axle, This is the repair that is going to attempted. I will ...
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