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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
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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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Verified for the Dodge Grand Caravan
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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Verified for the Dodge Caravan
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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Verified for the Dodge Caravan
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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Verified for the Chrysler Town & Country
Carbon buildup on the top of the piston is common. As the buildup increases with mileage and over time, symptoms vary from light ticking, to ticking/hammering, to hammering/knocking noises. Fuel injector cleaner often solves the problem.
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Verified for the Plymouth Voyager
Often when replacing the front left wheel speed sensor, the wrong part is used (it's from a later model year). If the wrong sensor is used, it can damage the wheel speed sensor wiring.
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Verified for the Honda Passport

Dry suspension components can cause a spring-type pop when it moves. Lubricating the suspension will stop the noise.

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Verified for the Audi A8 Quattro
Oil leaks can develop in the crankcase ventilation hoses, in between the cylinder banks.
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Verified for the Mazda RX-7

An oil leak can develop at the rear stationary gear seal and O-ring, at the rear of the engine. Our technicians report that transmission removal is required to gain access to the components.

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Verified for the Volvo 850
A knocking noise over bumps from the front or rear of the car can be caused by a broken upper strut mount
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Verified for the Toyota MR2
It is important to regularly check the valve clearance as the exhaust valves may become too tight. This will lead to valve failures which are expensive to repair.
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Verified for the Toyota Avalon
It is important to regularly check the valve clearance as the exhaust valves may become too tight. This will lead to valve failures which are expensive to repair.
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Verified for the Toyota Land Cruiser
Our technicians tell us it is very important that the rear level sensor is properly bled after any brake work or the rear brake stopping efficiency may be compromised.
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Verified for the Toyota Pickup
It is very important that the rear level sensor is properly bled after any brake work or the rear brake stopping efficiency may be compromised.
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Verified for the Cadillac Fleetwood
The idler arm or pitman arm in the front suspension may wear causing excess play in the steering and front end alignment problems.
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Verified for the Lexus ES250
There are reports of premature automatic transmission failures.
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Verified for the Volkswagen Golf
Glow plug failure is common and results in extended crank time when the engine is cold.
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Verified for the Audi V8 Quattro
Problems with air leaks and the fuel injection may cause starting difficulties.
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