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Verified for the Infiniti Q45
Serious engine damage due to timing chain failure can occur.
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Verified for the Nissan 240SX
The engine may not crank when the key is turned to "start" if the starter relay fails. This can be confused with a defective starter motor.
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Verified for the Nissan Pathfinder
The engine may not crank when the key is turned to "start" if the starter relay fails. This can be confused with a defective starter motor.
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Verified for the Infiniti Q45
The ignition coil may intermittently fail and cause drivability problems.
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Verified for the Honda Prelude
The center console has a tendency to warp. Replacing the warped console will repair the problem.
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Verified for the Dodge Intrepid
3.5L V6
A problem with the PCV system may cause excessive oil consumption or the vehicle to emit blue smoke (burning oil) at high engine speeds (RPM). Too much vacuum allows oil to be drawn into the intake.
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Verified for the Nissan 300ZX

If the vehicle fails the “State Smog Test” due to high emission readings, components in the pollution control system (air injection components) may have failed due to moisture and may need to be replaced.

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Verified for the Toyota Tercel
The rear Oxygen sensors are a critical element in fuel control (unlike other vehicles) and can cause an emissions test failure for high CO and HCs. The sensing element cracks and and reports an erroneous steady state lean condition which confuses the computer, which in turn makes the fuel mixture overly rich.
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Verified for the Toyota Camry
The rear Oxygen sensors are a critical element in fuel control (unlike other vehicles) and can cause an emissions test failure for high CO and HCs. The sensing element cracks and and reports an erroneous steady state lean condition which confuses the computer, which in turn makes the fuel mixture overly rich.
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Verified for the Geo Prizm
The rear Oxygen sensors are a critical element in fuel control (unlike other vehicles) and can cause an emissions test failure for high CO and HCs. The sensing element cracks and and reports an erroneous steady state lean condition which confuses the engine computer.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 400SEL
Oil feed tubes break and fall into the crankcase (engine) and the tappet becomes noisy (ticking), resulting in degraded idle quality. Our technicians recommend replacing all of the tubes at the same time, broken or not.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 420SEL
The rubber boot connecting the throttle body to the intake manifold tends to crack. This can cause hard starting, rough or erratic idle, and engine performance problems.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 420SEL
The timing chain and timing chain guides wear; they should be replaced every 100,000 miles.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 420SEL
On high mileage vehicles, rear spring wear may cause the rear end to sag.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz CL600
Glove box hinges, the center console armrest, and the cup holders break.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SE
Glove box hinges are known to break.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SE
Leaks from the fuel pressure accumulator or a faulty cold start fuel injector (fuel system components) can cause hard starting problems.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SD
Fuel leaks can develop around the high pressure fuel injection pump.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SD
Oil leaks can develop around the oil filter housing.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S350
Due to wear of mechanical parts in the control head, the buttons on temperature control assemblies work erratically or not at all. These control heads need to be replaced for this concern or when the display screen starts to fade out.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz E500
Due to wear of mechanical parts in the control head, the buttons on temperature control assemblies work erratically or not at all. These control heads need to be replaced for this concern or when the display screen starts to fade out.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300D
A knocking noise from the front end can be caused by cracked strut tower bushings.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300CE
The seat springs and padding break down over time, causing a lean, tilt, or sag.
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Verified for the Porsche 944
The cooling system must be inspected regularly, as small leaks can develop at the reservoir. The heater valve and fan operation should also be inspected.
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Verified for the Porsche 968
The cooling system must be inspected regularly, as small leaks can develop at the reservoir. The heater valve and fan operation should also be inspected.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 190E
The expansion valve can get stuck and is difficult to replace.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
Fuel leaks, erratic or rough engine operation, and fuel economy issues can be caused by the failure of a fuel system component called the EHA (electro-hydraulic actuator) valve.
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Verified for the Acura SLX
Even when the vehicle is in 2WD, the 4WD indicator light does not go out because of a faulty switch in the dashboard.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 190E
The dashboard is known to crack in hot climates.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300E
The part that attaches the distributor rotor to the camshaft can break; the starter will still crank, but the engine will not start.
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