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Verified for the Volvo V70
Evap Purge Valve/Canister Shut-Off Valve/Tank Pressure Sensor
*make sure to always properly secure the fuel filler cap after fill-up!
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Verified for the Honda Civic
The evaporative emission control solenoid can fail in areas of the country where salt is used on the roads during winter. The solenoid needs to be replaced to correct this issue.
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Verified for the Nissan Maxima
If the drain tube for the AC evaporator housing becomes clogged, water can accumulate inside the case and drip onto the electronic control module (ECM). This damages the ECM causing drivability problems and possibly the engine will not start.
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Verified for the Honda Civic del Sol
The evaporators and condensers can leak. Replacement of the leaking item is needed.
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Verified for the Honda Civic Si
Evaporators can collect mold and give off a foul smell. Disinfecting the evaporator or replacing it will address this issue.
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Verified for the Honda Odyssey
Evaporators can collect mold and give a foul smell. The evaporator will have to be disinfected or replaced to repair this issue.
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Verified for the Honda Civic del Sol
Evaporators can grow mold and give off a foul odor. Replacing the evaporator is recommended, but the evaporator can be removed and washed in bleach to kill the mold.
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Verified for the Honda Accord
A foul smell from the AC system can indicate mold growth on the AC evaporator.
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Verified for the Geo Prizm

Some of the fuel/temperature gauges fail and read maximum at all times. Our technicians tell us that there is a gauge cluster replacement that includes the little voltage regulator as well.

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Verified for the Dodge Viper
A light chatter or rattle or noise from the transmission may be noted with the clutch engaged and the transmission in neutral. Updating the transmission lubricant, SAE 75W will help but not eliminate it.
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Verified for the Honda CR-V
The rear hatch can pinch the window weatherstrip and cause a water leak. A new weatherstrip will be needed.
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Verified for the Dodge Viper
Wind noise and/or water leaks may be noted from the top of the windshield frame. Our technicians tell us that installing adjustable top latch handles should help to correct this problem.
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Verified for the Honda CR-V
The rear hatch can pinch the window weatherstrip and cause a water leak. A new weatherstrip will be needed.
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Verified for the Jeep Cherokee
If an air or water leak is present in the driver's side foot well, the grommet for the transmission shift cable may be missing or not seated correctly.Excessive engine noise may also be present.
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Verified for the Jeep Cherokee
If an air or water leak is present in the driver's side foot well, the grommet for the transmission shift cable may be missing or not seated correctly. Excessive engine noise may also be present.
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Verified for the Dodge Caravan
Backlight (rear window) water leaks are common. Conduct a water test to verify the location of the leak. The lift gate trim should be removed and the glass resealed from inside.
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Verified for the Dodge Viper
A water leak may develop between the top and side curtains. There are updated right and left side rails available to correct this issue.
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Verified for the Dodge Viper
A lack of performance may be noted due to misalignment of the throttle cable bracket.
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Verified for the Dodge Viper
A rough idle condition may be due to a leaking intake manifold gasket. Our technicians tell us a revised intake gasket is available.
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Verified for the Chrysler Town & Country
A loosening (or loss) of the nut retaining the engine cooling module fan can cause a vibration. If not addressed promptly, the fan blade may not turn, causing the engine to overheat. A revised engine cooling module fan retaining nut kit has been released.
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Verified for the Porsche 968
Pinion bearing failure can cause noise in the manual transmission. A revised assembly procedure and components are required for repair.
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Verified for the Porsche 968
The tensioner for the camshaft chain must be inspected regularly because the non-metallic pad for the timing chain variocam adjuster can crack/break apart unexpectedly. The inspection/repair will require valve cover removal and reinstallation.
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Verified for the Toyota MR2

The engine mount on the driver side of the car can wear out on cars with high mileage. This will put extra stress on the other mounts and the faulty mount will need to be replaced.

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Verified for the Buick Riviera
The EGR tube may develop an engine vacuum leak causing the check engine (SES) light to illuminate.
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Verified for the Ford Aerostar
4.0L
The radius arm bushings may wear prematurely due to oil leaking onto the bushings; this causes a loud clunk when the vehicle is shifting gears or stopping.
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Verified for the Saturn SL
The power steering hoses commonly leak fluid. Any leaking hoses should be replaced.
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Verified for the Dodge Intrepid
A loose timing chain on early models will produce a rattle (in the front of the engine) because the chain hits the guide. The timing chain should be replaced (the cam sprocket should always be replaced at the same time). Remove and discard the timing chain guide; on later V6 models, the guide has been eliminated.
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Verified for the Plymouth Grand Voyager
A loose timing chain on early models will produce a rattle (in the front of the engine) because the chain hits the guide. The timing chain should be replaced (the cam sprocket should always be replaced at the same time). Remove and discard the timing chain guide; on later V6 models, the guide has been eliminated.
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Verified for the Mazda Mazda3
Mazda issued an emissions recall due to a problem with the Swirl Shutter Valve; this would cause the Check Engine light to illuminate.
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Verified for the Chrysler Town & Country
The transmission has numerous problems; symptoms can range from shuddering to completely dying. The majority of the TSBs (service bulletins) require an overhaul of the transmission. Updated internal parts are available.  
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