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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L bad throttle respons VIN: 5FNYF28436
CEL comes on when the engine rpms go up to 1700 and the throttle will be very sluggish-will raise rpms slowly. Customer is not able to drive at all. The engine is turned off for a second and on restart everything seems fine. Engine runs smooth and misfire code... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28Y94
Would like to know if this motor is a valve bender. Was towed in crank no start, timing belt is broke and just was wondering chances of valve damage. I know it's allways poss. But are the odds hi or low it hit. Thanks.
2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, Hard Start VIN: 4S4BRCCC9B
This Subaru came in with ses lamp, cruise disabled,brake lamp on, etc. Complaint was long crank before starting but runs fine once started. Checked DTC's and has P0340 cam signal code. I checked resistance of cam sensor and was in specs at 2135 ohms and compar... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor signal circuit)
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: JT3VN39W7N
aside alternator not charging engine runs like too much fuel pressure.gas tank vac pressure after a 5 minute run.has a lot of it runnin good but runs the best at idle when i apply vacum w/hand held vac hose[lve one] to it and ran a long t...

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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E9N
Thanks for all the help guys, but this vehicle has not been fixed. Customer decided to take the car and just drive as is. Most of you guys had good inputs and I really appreciate it. Thanks for all the help! Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor Citcuit B1).
2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L suspension VIN: JM1CR29366
Our customer has decided that they do not want to spend any more time or money on this Mazda. My next step was going to be sub-frame bushing replacement (sub-frame assy) since the knock can be felt down low in the vehicle when some one is laying on the engine ...
2004 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L rack VIN: JF1SG65604
installed used power steering pump,problem solved. thankyou to everyone that replied. we checked all the hoses,the suggestion for the pump was correct.
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